Drinking Liberally chapters in New Hampshire

Periodically, I like to remind readers of the chapters of Drinking Liberally in the state. Drinking Liberally is a national group, with chapters across the country, offering a meet-up for left-of-center political types. No RSVP is needed; stay for a coffee, beer, soda (and perhaps a meal) and discuss politics. We also discuss non-political subjects […]

Continue Reading ·

Wolfeboro Police Commission Hearing 5:15:14

In which the public voices its disgust with the attitudes expressed by one of its public servants. When authority stands silent in the face of abuse, it becomes complicit. The citizens of Wolfeboro do not stand silent. Kudos to them.

Continue Reading ·

Beyond Annoying

Why is it that all around the country Democrats have hired fund raisers whose standard spiel is one of doom and gloom? Why, in addition, do they insist on insulting the electorate, first by suggesting elections (not just some candidates) can be bought and then pushing the argument that citizens should send money so Democrats […]

Continue Reading ·

NH GOP revives campaign fight song tradition

There is one (and only one) good thing I can say for the Republicans running in the various 2014 campaigns here in New Hampshire. They are reviving a political tradition which has gone by the wayside: the campaign fight song. Governor candidate Walt Havenstein’s theme song features a traditional brass band and a chorus singing a rousing […]

Continue Reading ·

US Senate Intel Committee Flip-Flops

First they were for it and then they were against it. What? The requirement that the President make an annual accounting of how many drones were dispatched to perpetrate assassinations of suspected malefactors around the globe by remote control. At least, that’s what’s being reported by the Guardian and repeated in a post on Dailykos. […]

Continue Reading ·

The Very Model of a Democratic Party

That’s what we have in the Strafford County Democratic Committee in New Hampshire. That’s what accounts for the county being a bastion of democrats in a sea of pink (New Hampshire Republicans are wishy-washy when they are not plain crazy). The Strafford County Democrats are better than little league baseball, which can only be played […]

Continue Reading ·

Crazier than Trump

You didn’t think That was possible? On Capitol Hill it is. So, what’s the point?  Congress has suddenly discovered that their control of the public purse, which they have been pretending not to value, is about to be supplanted by direct payments from the Treasury, untouched by Congressional hands. Why does that matter? Because if […]

Continue Reading ·

Site maintenance and hosting by Hoeferweb