Town Meeting – The Biggest Liar Wins

by Ed Naile Epsom Selectman Joanne Randall thinks Epsom voters are, well, stupid because they don’t know what they are voting against. Here is how she puts it in her well worn argument against secret ballot voting with Senate Bill 2, also known as RSA 40:13. “The...

Taxation Without Representation Injustices Abound

At recent Town and School meetings the taxpayers spoke loudly and clearly — among other demands, most notably they instructed officials to control spending. But some boards and committees have decided they will ignore the will of the voters. In Barrington, the...

Home Schoolers Update (HB 367 and HB 368)

Public hearings for HB 367 and HB 368 were held on February 11, 2009. About 1,000 people turned out to show their disapproval of these two bills. The House Education Committee met in executive session on March 5, 2009 to decide whether to recommend ITL or OTP these...

Epping Sues for Compelled Speech Mitigation

CNHT has received the usual increased number of complaints about ‘compelled speech’ violations which is sadly, a typical situation around election time. Complaints have poured in from those in towns in NH who received emails, mailings, phone calls, saw...

NHAC to appeal ruling

Superior Court Judge Diane Nicolosi struck down the New Hampshire Advantage Coalition’s proposal that the city of Concord should limit spending and tax increases to the previous year’s national consumer price index, even though a cap could be overridden by...

Obama, NH Democrats will hurt retired and elderly

March 21, 2009 Nashua Telegraph CONCORD – The House tax-writing committee endorsed new taxes on capital gains and estates to help support the next two-year state budget. “They were recommended because they were needed for the budget,” said state Rep. Susan...