STAND WITH BOSTON
Apr17

STAND WITH BOSTON

Everyone at NH Journal joins the entire country in praying and thinking of those impacted by this week’s tragedy in Boston. Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Tom Menino recently announced the launch of The One Fund Boston Inc. “to help the people most affected by the tragic events that occurred in Boston on April 15, 2013.” To make a contribution to The One Fund, click here....

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Opinion: The unfinished work of the real Rosa Parks
Feb07

Opinion: The unfinished work of the real Rosa Parks

This week marks what would have been civil rights activist Rosa Parks’ 100th birthday. While this centennial and Black History Month will understandably spur remembrances of her important life and work, I also hope it will serve as an opportunity for a new generation to learn about the real Rosa Parks and not the myth contained in many books. As the legend goes, a quiet Montgomery, Alabama, seamstress with a single act of defiance...

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NHGOP Chair Candidate Interview: Jennifer Horn
Jan18

NHGOP Chair Candidate Interview: Jennifer Horn

When asked about the role of the NHGOP Chair toward the beginning of our conversation, two-time 2nd District Congressional candidate Jennifer Horn shows her experience in elective politics, clearly stating that, “The role of the Republican Party Chairman is to help Republicans get elected.” Simple as that. Horn expands on this theme, stressing that a Party leader must do more than understand individual tactics; rather, he or she must...

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A Farewell to General Norman Schwarzkopf
Jan01

A Farewell to General Norman Schwarzkopf

His name meant “Black Head.” The media dubbed him “Stormin’ Norman.” But the grateful men he led into battle called him “The Bear.” H. Norman Schwarzkopf, America’s last great hero-general of the 20th century, passed away last week at the age of 78. A full generation has passed since Schwarzkopf was the Most Famous and Admired Man, but it isn’t just the young folks who could profit by remembering his life. Although admirable, it was...

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Obama wants assault weapons ban reinstated, tasks Biden to study guns, mental health, education
Dec19

Obama wants assault weapons ban reinstated, tasks Biden to study guns, mental health, education

WASHINGTON — Spurred by a horrific elementary school shooting, President Barack Obama vowed to send Congress new policy proposals for reducing gun violence by January. “This time, the words need to lead to action,” Obama said today. He tasked Vice President Joe Biden with leading an administration-wide effort to create the new recommendations and pledged to push for their implementation without delay. The president, who...

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High court upholds key part of Obama health law
Jun28

High court upholds key part of Obama health law

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the individual insurance requirement at the heart of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul. The decision means the historic overhaul will continue to go into effect over the next several years, affecting the way that countless Americans receive and pay for their personal medical care. The ruling also handed Obama a campaign-season victory in rejecting arguments...

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