Author Archive | susanthe

No More Names: National Drive to Reduce Gun Violence – Rally in Concord on June 18

http://act.demandaction.org/signup/NoMoreNamesRSVPConcord/ Please RSVP Sean Redding:  sredding@maig.org or 847-909-7787. Mayors Against Illegal Guns to Hold “No More Names: National Drive to Reduce Gun Violence” Rally in Concord on Tuesday, June 18th State House Plaza 107 N. Main Street Concord, New Hampshire Tuesday, June 18th Rally Time: 5:00pm-7:00pm Reading Time: 9:00am-9:00pm Speakers: Judy Stadtman, Co-Founder of Project for Safer Communities […]

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Question for Cheshire County folk

Senator Kelly Ayotte is having a town hall meeting in Fitzwilliam: Thursday, May 2 Noon Fitzwilliam Town Hall, 13 Templeton Turnpike Have any Cheshire County folk gotten an invite to this? Postcard or some form of notification from Ayotte? Know anyone who has? Inquiring minds….  

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Free State Project: Censorship is a Libertarian Value?

From the Concord Monitor: A group of New Hampshire activists wants Rep. Cynthia Chase censured and impeached by her fellow state representatives. And A petition to the House was assembled and signed by 120 people, led by Darryl Perry, a Keene resident and Free State Project participant. It calls for Chase’s censure and impeachment over […]

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HB143 – Straight Ticket Voting – Today’s Hearing

(Thanks for posting this Susan. Part move below the fold) This morning the Election Law Committee heard testimony on HB143: An Act Allowing Straight Ticket Voting.  This bill is sponsored by Representatives Notter, Peterson, LeBrun, and Rice – all Republicans. The NH legislature abolished straight ticket voting in 2007, after the Democrats took control of […]

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The Concord Monitor: Fair and Balanced – by Arnie Arneson

I’m posting this for Arnie Arneson, who is experiencing technical difficulties ~ susan On November 17, the Concord Monitor made this announcement: We are also giving a promotion to the most prolific member of the current board: Grant Bosse. Although we ask board members to write at least four times a year, Bosse has become […]

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Thank You, Have a Nice Day

This was published as an op-ed in the November 23, 2012 edition of the Conway Daily Sun newspaper. On November 8 (the day after the election), the NY Times had an article in their style section titled: “NH’s All-Mother Congressional Delegation (and Governor),” written by KJ Dell’ Antonia. Ms. Dell’Antonia writes about how NH has […]

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Backward Isn’t Forward

This was published in the October 26, 2012 edition of the Conway Daily Sun. Cross-posted at susanthebruce.Good news. Election Day is fast approaching. No more ads, no more robocalls or polls, no more emails, and no more debates. The last two years of national politics have been unbearable for all who aren’t marching in Tea […]

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So Much For Transparency

This was published as an op-ed in the October 12, 2012 edition of the Conway Daily Sun Newspaper On February 7, 2011, newly minted Speaker of the New Hampshire House, Bill O’Brien had this to say: “We are committed to bringing transparency to state government and making it easier for people to know what their […]

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What Advantage?

This was published as an op-ed in the Sept. 28, 2012 edition of the Conway Daily Sun newspaper.The NH Advantage. This is the phrase constantly invoked by the trickle-down Republicans and defined as: no state income tax and no sales tax. This is touted as the reason for our great success as a state. The […]

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