Fix the Debt? Sounds reasonable. Even some Democrats have been suckered in to this latest incarnation of corporate-profit driven lobbying group. But it’s, as The Who said, “same as the old boss,” another nice sounding name determined to game the system in favor of the greedy 1%. Tune in to theburtcohenshow.com Tuesday 2/19 from noon [...]
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No one would have ever thought it possible. But Guatemala’s former military dictator Efrain Rios Montt has been charged with genocide and crimes against humanity. Montt is going on trial on Monday on charges related to massacres in remote highlands villages. In his term in the early 80s, Montt enjoyed the strong support of US [...]
Was anyone else as disturbed as I was watching a military style drill in a New Hampshire high school this week? I have a lot of years of experience but this newscast of a bunch of boys-and-their-toys goes down as one of the most shocking, irresponsible pieces of “journalism” I have ever seen. The story [...]
Wish I had a photo: on Jack Kimball's billboard near the Portsmouth traffic circle, it reads: Obama is running guns to Al Qaeda. Somehow I kept my car going straight. This should help undecideds with sanity go for our side. And if you want lawn signs that say: Stop The Craziness, Retore Respect and Common [...]
America lost one of the greatest presidents we never had today. Under a George McGovern administration, our economy would be robust, we’d have a much better infrastructure, and America would be more secure by far. We must carry it on, it’s up to us.
Former Democratic presidential candidate George McGovern has moved into hospice care near his home in South Dakota. His daughter told The Associated Press on Monday that the longtime South Dakota senator is "coming to the end of his life. Ann McGovern declined to elaborate, but noted her 90-year-old fathers recent health problems. McGovern lost [...]
In 2003, Mass. Governor Mitt Romney extended ropes 250 feet out into Lake Winnepesaukee to keep the peasants from bothering him by using his lake. Here's the link: ”http://www.boston.com/news/local/new_hampshire/articles/2003/09/22/romneys_security_in_nh_bugs_neighbors/” Character counts.
Losing two percent of America’s population in the so-called Civil War* was not only a horrible and massive tragedy, it was also unnecessary. As a Northerner with impeccable left-liberal credentials, let me say it was a mistake to not let the South go, a mistake for which all America is to this day paying a [...]
Labels are good. They’re helpful when buying a car or a can of soda because by looking at the label, you know what you’re getting for your money. Each political party has a label and the Republicans label says anger, passion, and as little government involvement with the economy as possible. What’s the [...]
On June 23rd, Rasmussen Reports issued two polls on the govenor's race: Ovide 41 Cilley 39Ovide 42 Hassan 36 The citizens of NH are really good at seeing who's for real. As has been said: Passion attracts, cautious positioning alienates. Despite the reported six figure salary being paid to Hassan's campaign manager (one has to [...]