Tag Archives | Frank Guinta

Why do Republicans oppose education reform?

Image: youtube.com/nh1.com An article in The Atlantic highlights the innovative student-centered learning approach being pioneered in Pittsfield, N.H. Seven years after the high school was identified as one of the state’s lowest-performing, fewer students are dropping out, more are graduating and attending college. The program, in which Pittsfield is an incubator for an important experiment […]

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Debate follies: Frank Guinta refuses to repeat call to abolish the IRS

Image: nh1.com During an August debate with the Republican candidates for Congress in New Hampshire’s 1st Congressional District, Frank Guinta was asked a direct question and he gave a direct answer. “Do you believe that the IRS should be abolished, Mr. Guinta? asked the moderator. “Yes,” replied Guinta. Audio: nh01RawFootage In last night’s televised NH1 […]

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Know Your Candidates

The midterm primary elections are coming up on September 9. In a state where most of the media skews to the right, getting an accurate picture of candidates can be challenging. One must go beyond the conventional (newspaper and TV) sources and dig a little deeper. Candidate research is crucial in order to avoid electing […]

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About The Debates, And A Mention About My Big Brother John Splaine

Democratic candidates nationally, statewide, and locally have it so over the Republican candidates in all these debates. Okay, I’m somewhat biased, but I think that an objective view might come to the same conclusion. In the final three days of this final week before Election Day, I’ve maxed out on debate-watching. But to me it […]

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New Hampshire Herald

I was at the supermarket today and after picking up my groceries and prescriptions I stopped to grab a copy of the excellent Hippo Press.  Next to the stack of Hippos I noticed another free paper, this one with a large, grainy tabloid-style picture of Maggie Hassan on the cover with the text EXPOSED! Maggie’s […]

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Yes, the Issue is Fairness

Mitt Romney’s statement about the “47%” has gotten Americans debating  “fairness.” Many families are struggling to pay the rent or mortgage, and many are unable to send their kids to college or save for retirement.  When they read about how income has soared for the top 1% and stayed flat or dropped for them, they […]

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NRCC Gets Frank (about ad spending)

Carol Shea-Porter’s return to congress just got a bit easier. The Hill Reports: The National Republican Congressional Committee has no airtime reserved for three of its most vulnerable incumbents, a sign they may think Reps. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.), Frank Guinta (R-N.H.) and Roscoe Bartlett (R-Md.) are beyond saving at this point. Of course your standard […]

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Donna Edwards in NH for Carol Shea-Porter

Last night, Congresswoman Donna Edwards spoke at a fundraiser for Carol Shea-Porter, in Gilmanton, NH. Carol Shea-Porter served 2 terms as the US Congressperson for NH CD-1. She was voted out during the noxious red tide that swept through the state (and the nation) in 2010.I met Donna Edwards for the first time in 2008, […]

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