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Daily News from the Veterans Today Network 


by Gordon Duff, Staff Writer

Every special interest group from the doctor's union (American Medical Association) to the US Chamber of Commerce and National Association of Manufacturers (the "starvation wage"/no insurance lobby), not to mention "big tobacco" or "big oil," owns abig chunkof our government, bought and paid for with the kind of money no veteran's group will ever be able to match. The Hatch Act, a law ignored when the illegal lobbying is done to help the boys in the last paragraph, is supposed to outlaw political activity in the military and federal agencies. Veterans groups push here, push there and spin their wheels with "big show/no go" controversies like "flag burning" but too often back political candidates that are neither veterans nor supporters of military and veterans issues, real "quality of life" issues.
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Shea-Porter Announces Funding for Rural Community Facilities Projects 

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter today announced that the 1st District will receive $127,500 in funding for essential community facilities and emergency responder projects. These projects may include childcare centers, hospitals, medical clinics, assisted living facilities, fire and rescue stations, police stations, community centers, public buildings and transportation. The City of Laconia will receive $100,000 and Ossipee Concerned Citizens, Inc. will receive $27,500. These funds are provided through the USDA Rural Development’s Community Facilities program, made possible by the passage of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.



NH PoliticalNews - Democrats and Republicans To Go Head to Head in Legislative Forum, Monday, June 1 in Nashua 

Nashua, NH – May 18, 2009 - Representatives of the Democrat and Republican parties will face off in a legislative forum on Monday, June 1, 2009 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Nashua High School North Auditorium. This forum is open to the public.


Republicans who will participate are Representative Pam Price (R-Nashua), Representative Peter Silva (R-Nashua), Representative Carl Seidel (R-Nashua) and former State Representative Stephen Stepanek (R- Amherst). Stepanek now serves as the Chairman of the Hillsborough County Republicans and the Granite State Taxpayers organization.


Democrats will be represented by Representative Cindy Rosenwald (D-Nashua), Representative David Campbell (R-Nashua), Representative Jane Clemons (D-Nashua) and state Senator Bette Laske (D-Nashua).


The forum will be moderated by Nashua Chamber of Commerce President Christopher Williams.


The format will begin with 30 minutes to cover three topics. Each panel will have 4 minutes to present their case on the topic with a 1 minute rebuttal from the opposition. The remainder of the forum will include a question and answer period with audience participation.



CHQ - Did You Miss Chairman Richard Viguerie on C-SPAN?

Watch Richard Viguerie Discuss Issues Facing Today's Conservatives on C-SPAN

Viguerie Blog - In case you missed Chairman Richard Viguerie on C-SPAN on Sunday, May 17, click here for a link to the 40 min. segment where he discusses conservative issues and the Republican Party. [read blog here]


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CPR - Launches TV Ad “Broader Lens”

Targets Governor Lynchfor breaking his promise; implores viewer to contact legislators



Concord – Today, CPR-Action in conjunction with the National Organization for Marriage launched the new television ad "Broader Lens".


Commenting on the ad, CPR-Action Executive Director, Kevin Smith, stated, “We're running this ad to remind New Hampshire's citizens that Governor Lynch broke his word by misleading voters to believe that he opposed gay marriage. It is alsoour intent to informthe viewer that their legislators will once again be voting on gay marriage this week and that they shouldurge them to put "principal over politics."


The ad is scheduled to begin airingMonday, 5/18,on cable and network affiliate,WMUR,in New Hampshire, continuing through Wednesday, 5/20.


The following is the script for the ad, “Broader Lens”


The ad can be accessed through the following website:




When Governor Lynch sought our votes, he promised he opposed gay marriage.


LYNCH In Debate

“I do not support gay marriage”




Now the governor says ...




...he’s looking through a “broader lens” and is prepared to legalize gay marriage.


That’s politician-speak for he’s breaking his word to us.



No wonder the Union Leader is calling him “Governor Flinch,” saying he’s abandoned principle.



But New Hampshire shouldn’t flinch from principle. Call your legislators and demand they defeat the gay marriage bill. Because principle should count for more than politics.



CPR-Action is the legislative advocacy arm of Cornerstone Policy Research.


Cornerstone Policy Research is a non-partisan, non-profit research and education organization dedicated to the preservation of strong families, limited government and free markets.