Justice and Injustice in The Big City — Part One
(NB: This article was based on interviews with attorneys, court employees, police officers, defendants, and personal observations by this reporter in actual courtrooms.)
You probably watch “Law & Order.” Most people do. There you get to see the justice system chugging along like a sausage factory. The police think someone … Continue reading
End Child Abuse In The Name Of “Therapy”
This coming week the New Hampshire State Senate will debate and ultimately vote on a bill to prohibit “conversion therapy” to change a person’s gender presentation or identity for children under 18.
New Hampshire looks to join the five states and the District of Columbia that have already banned … Continue reading
Senators Shaheen And Hassan Take To The Senate Floor To Oppose EPA Nominee Scott Pruitt
U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) spoke on the Senate floor today in opposition of Scott Pruitt, President Trump’s nominee to serve as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Shaheen voiced her concerns about Pruitt’s record as Attorney General of Oklahoma, including his many lawsuits in favor of … Continue reading
Right To Work Goes Down In The NH House, New Hampshire Labor Rejoices
To the great “disappointment” of Governor Sununu, SB 11, the so-called “Right to Work” for less bill, goes down in flames. By a bi-partisan vote of 200 to 177 the members of the NH House voted to kill the bill. “I am deeply disappointed today by the House’s failure to … Continue reading
Democracy Fails As Executive Councilors Vote To Confirm Edelblut, Against Constituents Overwhelming Objections
Today our elected representatives have failed us and took another step toward the destruction of our democracy.
With a party line vote of 3-2, the NH Executive Council voted to confirm, the completely unqualified Frank Edelblut, as Commissioner of Education against the wishes of their own constituents.
“Republicans on the … Continue reading
NH Board Of Education Sends Letter Of No Confidence In Edelblut As Commissioner Of Education
Letter cites gaps in qualifications and overwhelming concern from “a broad and extensive cross-section of the public” that “virtually all have expressed concerns about the appointment”
Concord, NH – The NH State Board of Education released a letter of no confidence in Governor Sununu’s Education … Continue reading
Mark Dobbins: “Dear Becky”
I’ll wait while you put down your yoga mat.
You voted for Trump. After these past few weeks, I really have to ask, “What the hell were you thinking?” Seriously, Trump? The shouting guy on the TV?
I know, you were so concerned about … Continue reading
Mark Fernald: How Do We Keep Guns Away From “Bad Guys”
“The only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.” So said NRA President Wayne LaPierre just after the Sandy Hook massacre. If a ‘bad guy’ pulls out a gun and starts shooting, the only answer, according to Mr. LaPierre, is … Continue reading
Business Economist And Industry Shill Now Chair Of Health Economics At UNH
The University of New Hampshire’s Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics just hired one of the business industry’s biggest shills in the fight against raising the minimum wage.
The Donald likely would be looking for love in all the wrong places if he campaigned in some deep western Kentucky union halls.
If you’re a union member who might vote for Donald Trump…
…please consider this:
Buried in this week’s document leak to the UK-based Guardian, there is a check from Donald Trump for $15,000 – made payable to Wisconsin Club for Growth – and dated April 3, 2012, the same day that Trump met with Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in New York.