Andrew Hemingway: It’s time for a ‘Rebellion’ to save our state and country
Jan08

Andrew Hemingway: It’s time for a ‘Rebellion’ to save our state and country

(The opinions expressed on this page are not necessarily those of the New Hampshire Journal. The Journal welcomes opinions on all sides of issues and from all candidates for office.)   By ANDREW HEMINGWAY     The dust has barely settled on the midterm election and the squabbling continues amongst our political leaders.   Already have already seen fist pumping arguments over immigration, government shutdowns,...

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Buckle up for Maggie Hassan’s latest flip-flop on individual liberty
Nov02

Buckle up for Maggie Hassan’s latest flip-flop on individual liberty

Democrat Maggie Hassan’s now-you-see-it-now-you-don’t answer on a question about instituting a seatbelt law during Thursday’s WMUR-TV gubernatorial debate is enough to make you wonder if she’s ever heard the Granite State’s ‘Live Free or Die’ motto. During the debate’s lightening round – where candidates were asked to keep answers to a simple ‘yes’ or ‘no,’ Hassan stumbled when asked whether she would support a mandatory seatbelt law:...

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Federal Government Needs Restraint Once And For All

Every week as families sit down to pay bills and balance their checkbooks, they must reconcile what they spend with the income they bring into their homes. Granite Staters have been forced to dramatically cut spending on staples like food, clothing and gas. For the thousands without a job, it means that their families are struggling just to stay in their homes and keep the lights on. As the economy crumbled, revenue at the state and...

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OP-ED: We need more Freshmen Republicans

The debt-ceiling debate isn’t just a budgetary concern. This debate represents a philosophical conflict about the size and scope of government. The American people cannot be reminded enough that their government currently owes $14 trillion, and the budget deficit for this year alone is $1.5 trillion. The accumulated debt is both a moral and financial problem that must be addressed head-on. The Democrats are so enthralled by big...

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Guest Op-Ed: Right to Work means more well-paying jobs for New Hampshire

When I heard a loud, angry group of firefighters interrupting the business of the Legislature by shouting in unison from the State House gallery, “We protect your families!” I wondered as a citizen whether to take that as a threat. I wonder whether it was lost on those firefighters that they were hired and they agreed to protect all families in their districts, regardless of whether that person supports or opposes the Right to Work...

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