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Can You Spot Any Commonality? Me Neither!

by Tom Sutliffe

There are no surprises here...can you spot any commonality running throught these votes? Me neither! What surprises me is how they get re-elected term after term. It's nice to see "Country First" reflected by our elected representatives!

Shocking Senatorial Votes

"Never argue with an idiot; they'll drag you down to their level and beat you with experience." ~ anonymous

The following senators voted against making English the official language of America :

Akaka (D-HI)
Bayh (D-IN)
Biden (D-DE)
Bingaman (D-NM)
Boxer (D-CA)
Cantwell (D-WA)
Clinton (D-NY)
Dayton (D-MN)
Dodd (D-CT)
Domenici (R-NM)
Durbin (D-IL)
Feingold (D-WI)
Feinstein (D-CA)
Harkin (D-IA)
Inouye (D-HI)
Jeffords (I-VT)
Kennedy (D-MA)
Kerry (D-MA)
Kohl (D-WI)
Lautenberg (D-NJ)
Leahy (D-VT)
Levin (D-MI)
Lieberman (D-CT)
Menendez (D-NJ)
Mikulski (D-MD)
Murray (D-WA)
Obama (D-IL)
Reed (D-RI)
Reid (D-NV)
Salazar (D-CO)
Sarbanes (D-MD)
Schumer (D-NY)
Stabenow (D-MI)
Wyden (D-OR)

Now, the following are the august senators who voted to give illegal aliens Social Security Benefits. Can you spot any commonality running through these votes? Me neither! They are grouped by home state. If a state is not listed, there was no voting representative.
Alaska : Stevens (R)
Arizona : McCain (R)
Arkansas : Lincoln (D) Pryor (D)
California : Boxer (D) Feinstein (D)
Colorado : Salazar (D)
Connecticut : Dodd (D) Lieberman (I)
Delaware : Biden (D) Carper (D)
Florida : Martinez (R)
Hawaii : Akaka (D) Inouye (D)
Illinois : Durbin (D) Obama (D)
Indiana : Bayh (D) Lugar (R)
Iowa : Harkin (D)
Kansas : Brownback (R)
Louisiana Landrieu (D)
Maryland : Mikulski (D) Sarbanes (D)
Massachusetts : Kennedy (D) Kerry (D)
Montana : Baucus (D)
Nebraska : Hagel (R)
Nevada : Reid (D)
New Jersey : Lautenberg (D) Menendez (D)
New Mexico : Bingaman (D)
New York : Clinton (D) Schumer (D)
North Dakota : Dorgan (D)
Ohio : DeWine (R) Voinovich(R)
Oregon : Wyden (D)
Pennsylvania : Specter (R)
Rhode Island : Chafee (R) Reed (D)
South Carolina : Graham (R)
South Dakota : Johnson (D)
Vermont : Jeffords (I) Leahy (D)
Washington : Cantwell (D) Murray (D)
West Virginia : Rockefeller (D) , by Not Voting
Wisconsin : Feingold (D) Kohl (D)


Don't forget to pay your taxes..... 14+ million illegal aliens are depending on you!



Where Does It Say?

by Tom Sutliffe

Can anyone tell me where it is written in a NH RSA that Selectmen or School Boards can use the people's annual town report to advocate for their position on warrant articles coming befor ethe electorate? Have I missed the RSA that grants this right? Please Advise.




Section 41:13


    41:13 Report. – At the close of each fiscal year the selectmen shall make a report to the town, giving a particular account of all their financial transactions during the year, and of the financial condition of the town at the close of the year, including a schedule of all its assets and liabilities.

Source. 1869, 26:4. GL 40:10. PS 43:11. PL 47:17. RL 59:17.





Section 41:14


    41:14 Publication of Reports. – The selectmen shall cause their report, and those of other town officers required by law to make reports, to be published in pamphlet form at the expense of the town and make the same available to the voters of said town at least 7 days prior to the date of the annual meeting.

Source. PS 43:12. 1901, 26:2. PL 47:18. RL 59:18. 1947, 99:1, eff. Dec. 31, 1947.


NH Conservatives will rise again

by Rep. Dan Dumaine

Keep the faith. The day is coming when Conservatives will become the majority. As you may have noticed, I did not use the word, “again” because Conservatives have actually not been a majority in this State for a very long time. The damage that the Democratic Party is doing to itself is great. I use the term "great" because it actually is, but it’s also because the damage being done is huge.

The Democratic Party actually believes that this last election was a wake up call for all in the Republican Party when in actuality, it was a wake up call for all the liberals within the Republican Party. The liberals believe that the majority of us who live in this State and this Great Nation actually want to see America lose the war on terror. The liberals believe that our flawed public school monopoly system is the only possible way to educate and therefore, why bother to try anything else. The liberals also believe that a repeal of parental notification is required to protect us from ourselves because we simply can no longer raise our children without help from the village.

Liberals further believe that the right of a business owner to choose how to legally operate his or her privately owned business must be mandated by the Government because second hand smoke just might, will maybe, could possibly cause over 800 deaths a year. In the course of what, twenty, thirty or forty years? While at the same time these very same liberals defend a woman’s right of choice to freely terminate the human lives of their unborn children each and every day. The fact remains that there is unadulterated proof that abortion is responsible for millions of deaths each and every single year.

Let us not forget that liberals from both sides of the isle blocked an effort (CACR34) last term of allowing the people of NH the opportunity to either give or not give us their permission to change our State Constitution which would have recognized traditional marriage as being between one man and one woman. This is exactly why I’ve brought CACR34 back in the form of CACR1. “LET THE PEOPLE DECIDE!”

Oh yes, lets not forget the fact that liberals are also pro-income tax, pro-sales tax, pro-tax and spend, pro-bigger and more intrusive government. If you don’t remember anything else, never forget this. Our liberal Governor has just finished creating a very large budget increase. My question to Governor John Lynch is how are we as taxpayers going to pay for this increase? I as one of your constituents not only want an answer to this question, I have a right to that answer.

In 2008 these liberal legislators from both sides of the isle will finally see that these are things that the people of this Great State and Nation do not want. We are temporarily in the minority now, but keep your chins up, stay proud and always remember how we as your legislators vote.


Setting the record Straight - Semper Fidelis

By Rep. Al Baldasaro

I want to correct the record on the press conference that went on last Thursday at the State Legislatures Building.

1st, I did not crash the press conference and did not loudly interrupt. I was walking by to go to my committee meeting and heard the lies that were coming out of the mouth of a US Marine.

2nd, I waited for them to get done and they asked if there were any questions. I then asked questions to the Marine who did most of the talking and stated my views as a 22 year Active duty, Desert Storm Vet, and a 100 % disable Veteran who knew what was being said was bull. So when they stated that I was not civil, that was wrong, as I stayed very professional and tried to educate that young Marine, that a Marine should not be used as a PAWN byany organization to go against fellow Marines.

I, like many Marines, can not stand there and listen to a US Marine feed the enemy with propaganda, while my brothers and sisters are in harms way in protecting freedom for the Iraqis from the Terrorist, Rapist and Murders. Freedom of speech is a beautiful thing, thanks to many Veterans who gave some like me and many who gave all, so that we can agree to disagree.

As a retired US Marine, I am tired of people like them and John Kerry continuing to show weakness in our country, which in turn provides strength to our enemy.

If you go back into history you will see that for manyyears, our Americans have been either held hostage or slaughter by the terrorist and all we did was lob a few missles. Oh, I am sure they do not payattention to that because they were Republicans and Democrats alike, which did nothing but lob a few missles. All of a sudden, we stand up to the terrorist and some say it is the wrong thing to do which I respect their decision but whenyou feed the enemy with propaganda, I will speak up again.

My concerns are the weak people in our country continue to feed the enemy with a lot of bull while our military is in harm way and the enemy gets stronger in feeding off our weak stomachs for war. They in turn utilize more car bombs to kill Americans to force the talking heads in our country to cut and run like we did in Viet Nam. Many Vets had to live with that loss in their memory for years until Desert Storm, where we brought valor back to our country.

Many of the protesters sit in their big warm houses and keep spewing their propaganda in feeding the enemy every day and I know from my experience; when you are there, you feel that your country is not supporting you in your mission.

Remember one thing that many Marines like me, would have stood up and corrected that young Marine (PAWN), who was being used to support their movement, would voice their opinion to protect the brotherhood of all Marines. My conversation with Marine Vanriper was not a Republican or Democrat issue but a US Marine counseling session on his lack of knowledge on the brotherhood of the Marine Corps

I, as a proud US Marine, will not sit back and take it when someone talks bad about my Marines and many will never understand the term Semper Fidelis (Always Faithful), that all Marines hold in their heart to each other, unless you earned the title.



Attention Teen Girls: “SHHHhhhh…Don’t Tell Your Parents”

by Rep. Al Baldasaro

Governor John Lynch promised to sign the repeal of parental notification rights (House Bill184) which House Democrats are trying to fast-track through the legislature. Lynch and his legislative allies claim to support parental rights and argue that they only seek to fix perceived problems; however, instead of fixing any problems, they are seeking to scrap the current parental notification law without offering any alternatives or fixes.

The question remains: Who should be responsible for minor children? The parents? The state? Abortion providers? Or should minor children just decide for themselves?

If minor children should decide for themselves, why is it illegal for them to drink when they are under 18? Why can’t 13 year olds get their ears pierced without parental permission? Why do school nurses require parental permission to hand out an aspirin?

Enacted in 2003, though never put into effect, the parental notification law requires a parent to be notified before a child under the ageof 18 can have an abortion — an invasive, surgical procedure.

In February, immediately following the marathon public hearing on House Bill 184, the spokesman for the governor contented the current law fails to protect the health and safety of all women and concluded by confirming that the governor will sign this if the bill reaches his desk.

But this bill isn’t about all women. It is about girls under the age of 18. Girls who already need a parental permission slip to get an aspirin from a school nurse.

Though claiming to support a health exception, the Governor chose to ignore a proposed amendment that would fix the alleged “problems” in the existing law by adding an exception for a “medical emergency.”

The amendment, drafted by a Republican, would define the emergency as any situation in which immediate abortion would be required to prevent “serious risk of substantial and irreversible impairment of major bodily function.” The language of the amendment has already been upheld in courts around the country, yet the Governor and other Democrat leaders refuse to even consider it.

Democrats and stalwart abortion advocates Terie Norelli, Speaker of the House and Senate President Sylvia Larsen, are working hard to quickly funnel this bill through the system.

While many less-significant bills are referred to sub-committee for further consideration, HB 184 was not. Instead, it was hurriedly scheduled for an executive session with the Judiciary committee where it was voted “Ought to Pass.” No amendment was considered or added.

Democrat leaders have demonstrated that they do not think a bill repealing a parent’s right to know is deserving of careful application of common sensible thought, never mind judicious scrutiny.

Outraged parents throughout the state have begun contacting their legislators and writing letters to the editor. The question is whether the ground swell of disagreement will reach the ears of Lynch who has taken steps to run for a third term. How many voters can he offend and win again?

Tell the Governor that HB 184 is not a Pro Life or Pro Choice issue, that it is a Parental Rights issue.