Sometimes too late is just in time.

Errol Morris, the documentary director who just came out with “The Unknown Known,” a documentary about and featuring Donald Rumsfeld, Secretary of Defense during the invasion and destruction of Iraq, took time out to promote getting out the vote with a documentary entitled, “11 Excellent Reasons Not to Vote?” Released in October of 2012, it […]

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Live Free and Die

The first half of Rachel Maddow’s show last night (2014-04-07) was all about Scott Brown’s Senate run.  The intro is a bit weak (at least, I didn’t think the proffered election night clip was creepy) but it gets better, and gives a good overview of the cues in @ScottBrownMA’s public presence that show he’s not […]

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Winter soldiers, old and new

I sometimes wonder at, in the words of Citizen Kane, “what a disagreeable old man I have become.“ This weekend, when all the kids were going to see Captain America: The Winter Soldier, I was reminded of a weekend, back in my day, twenty or so years ago. It wasn’t spent in a comfy multiplex […]

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RALLY April 5th: Not One More Deportation, Not One More Family Split Apart

NH groups join thousands across U.S. April 5 to demand an end to deportations now NASHUA – The NH Alliance for Immigrants and Refugees, the American Friends Service Committee and the NH Conference of the United Church of Christ will join thousands across the country on Saturday April 5, 2014 to demand that President Obama end deportations. “This Administration is deporting more than 1,000 immigrants every day.  It’s time to stop the practice of tearing … Continue reading

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Medicaid Expansion was needed; Estate Recovery, not so much

Now that we have passed Medicaid expansion, we really need to fix some of the issues that expansion brings with it. For some NH families, the expansion disrupts existing coverage, and may subject families to huge and unexpected bills further along the line. Right now, anyone making 100% of the poverty level has been able […]

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NHGOP forced to outsource candidacies for Gov, Sen.: Darth Vader approves

Apparently, the NHGOP is not the only party having to seek pretty far afield to find candidates of plausible stature to run for high elective office. While most would agree candidates generally should come from the place they hope to represent, sometimes weak political parties are forced to outsource their candidacies. For example, this week […]

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The USPS Teams Up With Staples: Taking Good Union Jobs And Turing Them Into Part-Time, Low Wage Jobs

The US MAIL IS NOT FOR SALE. The manufactured crisis that is being used to destroy the postal service is taking a new turn this spring. As ongoing efforts to eliminate Saturday mail delivery have come to a standstill in our deadlocked Congress. The USPS is moving forward with a plan to place postal counters, without postal employees in 8o Staples stores. In time they want to expand this misguided plan to over 1500 stores … Continue reading

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