Author Archive | susanthe

Why NH Can’t Have Nice Things

From the April 10 NH House Calendar:SB 101, prohibiting the state from requiring implementation of common core standards. MAJORITY: OUGHT TO PASS. MINORITY: INEXPEDIENT TO LEGISLATE.Rep. Glenn Cordelli for the Majority of Education. Common core ha…

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No Pretense of Compassion

Remember the “compassionate conservatives?” Former President George W. Bush would get that earnest, constipated look on his face as he described himself as one. Early in his administration, he used compassionate conservatism as a basis for his faith based initiative program, which was just a way of shoveling tax dollars at right wing Christian groups. […]

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Voices of Faith Call Upon NH Lawmakers to Pass a Humane Budget

New Hampshire Voices of Faith FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARCH 31, 2015 CONTACT:  Arnie Alpert (603-224-2407) or Rev. Gail Kinney (603-381-7324) FAITH LEADERS CALL UPON LAWMAKERS TO PASS ‘HUMANE BUDGET’ Prayer Breakfast and Vigil April 1 Religious leaders from multiple faith traditions will conduct a prayer breakfast and prayer vigil on Wednesday, April 1, to express […]

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Living Within Our Means

The NH House Finance Committee is currently working on the state budget. They are outraged by the budget sent to them by Governor Hassan, and so the pushback begins. So far it contains every bit of cruelty that today’s Republican Party has ever wanted to inflict on the non-wealthy, and plenty more besides. NH’s infrastructure […]

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Cruzin’ For Unlimited Cash

Ted Cruz was busy in NH over the weekend. At one event he was working hard to ensure that a  three year old grows up to become a Democrat. Cruz thinks there should be no limits  on political cash: Unlimited political cash would give rank-and-file conservative activists greater sway in picking their representatives, including the president..So people who don’t have […]

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Fergus Cullen – Moocher

Former Chair of the NH Republican Party Fergus Cullen lives in Dover. He ran unsuccessfully for City Council in 2013. One of the policies he mentioned his support for in interviews was Dover’s tax cap, as we see here in Fosters:After gaining political experience at the state and national levels, Cullen said he now wants to […]

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