Hassan Failing State On Opiate Crisis

Occasionally, I review past articles to see how they have stood the test of time. This is less an exercise in affirmation, and more about keeping me honest. In my Continue Reading →

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Common Sense Voting Laws Are Needed In NH

In politics there is always room for common ground, but in some cases there is very little will for people to make the journey. On the issue of election integrity Continue Reading →

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NH Primary: Reject Proposals To Limit Candidates In Debates

This past week the Republican National Committee announced its preliminary debate rules for the 2016 Presidential election. The RNC wants the networks to limit the number of contenders on the Continue Reading →

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Political Agitators Serve To Distract

Over the past couple of weeks, discussions involving both the federal and state budget got under way. As expected, the incessant cackle from politicians, lobbyists and the “special interest groups,” Continue Reading →

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Opposing Bad Iran Treaty Doesn’t Make Senators Traitors

“Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.” – Groucho Marx Last week, 47 members of Congress sent a Continue Reading →

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Political Posturing The Order Of The Day

All compromise is not equal. This may seem like an obvious statement for most, but for many in the media and politics, the art of compromise is subjective for others, Continue Reading →

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Outsourcing The New Hampshire Governorship

The chief operating officer’s sole job will be to work across state agencies to drive process and efficiency improvements. – Gov. Maggie Hassan, 2015 budget address This past week, New Continue Reading →

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N.H. House Leaders Need An Intermediary

When it comes to both of New Hampshire’s major political parties, the press and opposing political forces almost always seem gleeful when one party appears to be in turmoil, particularly Continue Reading →

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Wheels Are Falling Off N.H. Budget Bus

All of New Hampshire is on a bus heading for one destination it has never seen before, and one that it will not enjoy when we arrive. No destination is Continue Reading →

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Political Hide-And-Seek

When was the last time you had a heart-to-heart conversation with a candidate running for office, especially at the federal level? In any other state that may seem like an Continue Reading →

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