New Hampshire's Virtual Town Hall
Just who are the “We are the 99”, well the Wall Street Journal stated that the “We are the 99” is any household that earns less than $506,000 in income per year. The US Census recently stated that the median household income level is $43,000. Just think someone with household income in the $250,000 or higher range could easily be earning more money in unearned income; such as bonds, stocks, or other investment than 50% of all American households. Time for a reality check, there is no common…Continue
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Claims that Social Security is a Ponzi scheme are just part of a continuing right-wing campaign to smear our most successful, and most popular, government program.
Social Security was created in 1935 to solve a problem: millions of Americans were living in poverty due to retirement or the death of the family breadwinner.
The solution was simple: a system where every worker pays in, and in return is guaranteed a retirement income. Benefits for widows, orphans and the…
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PETERBOROUGH, NH – The Office of New Hampshire 2nd District Congressman Charles F. Bass, a Live Free or Die Alliance member, shared the following obituary for former Congressman Perkins Bass today. Our thoughts are with Congressman Bass and the family and friends the elder Congressman Bass leaves behind.
Former New Hampshire Congressman Perkins Bass, 99, died peacefully of old age on October 25, 2011, at his home in Peterborough, NH.
The oldest son of Governor Robert P.…
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As a resident of Nashua, I received a personal invitation (bulk mail postcard) to Senator Kelly Ayotte's Town Hall Meeting.
Not one to pass up a political event in my backyard, I ventured south (a few Everett Turnpike exits) earlier tonight and arrived at the Bicentennial Elementary School. As I…
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UPDATE: Nevada blinked.
Republicans in the Silver State decided today to move their caucus to from Jan. 14 to Feb. 4.
As a result, according to media reports, New Hampshire Secretary of State William Gardner is expected to establish Jan. 10 as the date for the Granite State's first-in-the-nation primary.
The news out of Nevada this week, and whether it would change its…
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Amid all the Sturm und Drang surrounding the primary shuffle scuffle, one fact is inescapable: The New Hampshire primary isn't Mitt Romney's to lose ... because he can't possibly lose it.
There, I said it. Mitt Romney may or may not be the eventual Republican nominee (he will be), but he is definitely going to carry the Granite State come Pearl Harbor Day, Christmas, Saturnalia -- whenever this contest…
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According to Stanley Fish, speech always takes place in an environment of convictions, assumptions, and perceptions i.e., within the confines of a structured world. Yesterday at the NHIOP auditorium of Saint Anselm College a rather thought-provoking set of assumptions was being discussed: the morose panorama of current US fiscal policy. One of the most recurrent issues addressed by speakers during the afternoon was hyper-partisanship.
Former N.J. Gov. Christie Todd Whitman started…
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Secretary of State William Gardner issued a statement Wednesday that floats the possibility that, depending on what Nevada decides, New Hampshire's presidential primary could occur as early as Dec. 6.
"It's really up to Nevada," Gardner wrote, after explaining that New Hampshire state law requires the Granite State to hold the nation's first primary in presidential election years. "If Nevada does not accept a date of Tuesday, January 17th or later for its caucus, it leaves New…
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In a message sent Wednesday evening from SarahPAC, half-term Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin said she won't be running for president in 2012.
"After much prayer and serious consideration, I have decided that I will not be seeking the 2012 GOP nomination for president of the United States," Palin's announcement reads. "As always, my family comes first and obviously Todd and I put…