A 2012 study published by USAToday revealed some VERY interesting numbers when it comes to the whole notion that all people receiving welfare are drug users/abusers. Turns out there is data, cold hard facts, to back up that this simply isn’t true. Not only is it not true, it also turns out that it is [...]
About Chris BlodgettBorn and raised in New Hampshire. Graduated from Bow High School in 2003 and went on to graduate Cum Laude from Southern New Hampshire University with a BA in US History.
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A student and teacher have reportedly been shot and wounded in a shooting at Taft High School. The gunman was another student. For the Wayne Lapierre’s of the world, Taft High School normally has an armed Sheriff’s deputy on site 24 hours a day. http://thinkprogress.org/politics/2013/01/10/1430611/bidens-gun-violence-event-interrupted-by-news-of-another-school-shooting/
Bill o'Brien's reign of terror will come to an end. According to Concord Patch, Democrats have regained a majority in the House. The NH Senate looks to be 13-11 in favor of Republicans, but still a massive victory. Sanity restored!
It doesn't need to be re-stated, but I will anyway. The 2012 elections in New Hampshire are going to be HUGE. Especially now with the ACA ruling coming down. The the G(TEA)OP controlled House, Senate, and Executive Council have now set New Hampshire even further behind with their obstinance. By sitting around and not [...]
Well, Thursday looks to be the day we find out the fate of the ACA and PPA. I'm interested in everyone's thoughts/predictions on what you think will happen. Will the entire law be thrown out? Will the mandate be stripped? What say you, Hamsters?
Probably stealing Dean's thunder here but… CONCORD – Surrounded by friends and supporters from the union, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jackie Cilley today gratefully accepted the endorsement of the State Employees Association of New Hampshire at their office in Concord today. Cilley, who has made investments in the state's education, communication, and transportation infrastructure systems a [...]
It is expected he will do so in an ABC interview this afternoon. Not a sure if it's still a done deal, but this would be historic to say the least. http://thinkprogress.org/lgbt/2012/05/09/481085/obama-abc-news-marriage/
This is a fascinating read that really blows the hell out of the Cons argument that the founders would have hated the ACA mandate. http://www.tnr.com/article/politics/102620/individual-mandate-history-affordable-care-act
According to a tweet by James Pindell: New candidate for #nhgov : Bill Kennedy, of Danbury, is a Democrat, veteran, EMT/Firefighter #nhpolitics
We all know what the affordable care act does. We also know the basic opposition platform put forward by Republicans: “You can't force people to buy insurance.” It is a simplistic summary of an argument, but really that's their talking point; you can't force people to buy insurance (even if it is in their best [...]