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Tuesday
May052009

Workforce Fairness Institute - Video of Union Bosses "At Work" 

Dear Friend,

As soon as I saw this video I knew immediately that I had to share it with you. While the workers at this Ford plant in Michigan are hard at work, their union bosses are hardly working. The contrast between the workers and their union bosses could not be more stark. The workers in the plant are building cars and keeping our economy on track, while their big labor “leaders” are abusing the system to line their own pockets. This is not just wrong, it’s an outrage.

In this tough economy, where both employees and business owners are struggling to make ends meet, it’s sad to see Big Labor bosses squandering and misusing worker dues.

Now, these same union executives are asking us to trust them as they push for the Employee ‘Forced’ Choice Act, legislation which would kill jobs. All the while, they are making statements that lack credibility and honesty. The head of Michigan AFL-CIO thinks that the Employee ‘Forced’ Choice Act would “prevent against the kind of economic collapse that has crippled the nation.” In truth, EFCA would stifle productivity, diminish workers rights, and result in a hostile takeover of small businesses across the country.

You already know and understand the dangers of EFCA, but many of your friends do not. Please share this video along with this petition with your friends so they can learn about the mentality behind those pushing for EFCA in Washington, D.C. To compete with the millions of dollars from Big Labor, we need a louder, stronger voice – will you recruit your friends to join our movement?

Tuesday
May052009

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION ANNOUNCES 2009 PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARS 

2009 PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARS ANNOUNCED

 

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the selection of 141 outstanding high school seniors as the 2009 Presidential Scholars. The students have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, artistic excellence, leadership, citizenship, and community service. Presidential scholars will be honored for their accomplishments in Washington D.C., tentatively scheduled from June 20-24.

 

“Every year for nearly half a century we've been honoring America's best and brightest students and every year they continue to make outstanding contributions to society while reaching milestones in their academic pursuits," Duncan said. "This year's Presidential Scholars continue that trend. They are shining examples of excellence in academics and in the arts and are role models that all students should emulate.”

 

The 141 Presidential Scholars include one young man and one young woman from each state, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, and from U.S. families living abroad, as well as 15 chosen at-large and 20 Presidential Scholars in the Arts. A 29-member Commission on Presidential Scholars appointed by the President selected the scholars based on their academic success, artistic excellence, essays, school evaluations and transcripts, as well as evidence of community service, leadership, and demonstrated commitment to high ideals.

 

For the past 45 years, this prestigious program has honored more than 6,000 of the nation’s top-performing students. Of the three million students expected to graduate from high school this year, more than 3,000 candidates qualified on the basis of outstanding performance on the College Board SAT and ACT exams, or by nomination through the nationwide youngARTSTM competition conducted by the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts.

 

The Presidential Scholars program was created in 1964 to honor academic achievement. It was expanded in 1979 to recognize students who demonstrate exceptional talent in the visual, literary and performing arts.

 

Since 1983, each Presidential Scholar has invited his or her most inspiring and challenging teacher to travel to Washington, D.C., to receive a Teacher Recognition Award from the U.S. Department of Education and to participate in the recognition events.

 

NH Recipients

 

NH - Derry - Carolyn E. Douglas, Pinkerton Academy, Derry, NH. Most influential teacher: Edward Vaitones, Derry, NH.

 

NH - Dover - Lucas E. San Juan, Dover High School, Dover, NH. Most influential teacher: Francine Kontos, Dover, NH.

 

NH - Exeter - Jeanette J. Wat, Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, NH. Most influential teacher: Elizabeth Moore, Naperville, IL.

 

A complete list of 2009 Presidential Scholars is available at http://www.ed.gov/programs/psp/awards.html

 

Monday
May042009

2009 NH Live Free Or Die Rally 

 

2009 National 4th Annual New Hampshire State Live Free Or Die Rally

 

More than ever your voice must be heard! Make reservations now!

 

The All Free, Only TRUE First Amendment Rally in the U.S. AUGUST 21, 22, 23, 2009

 

The Grand View Inn, a fabulous 300 acre facility on beautiful Mount Monadnock in southwestern New Hampshire

 

ALL FREE: Admissions, Camping, Booth Spots, RV Spots, Concert, Parking, Revolutionary Battle, Fireworks, & more.

 

Rooms, Cottages, Bar, Beer Tent, Banquet Hall, beverages and food concessions through out the weekend are not free and will be available to participants. Rooms are limited so book ASAP. Pets and Smoking not allowed inside buildings. Due to State Liquor licensing, all alcohol must be purchased on site and must be over 21. Rally will allow open carry, and pets & smoking outside.

 

FEATURES BOOKED TO DATE ALL TAKE PLACE AT THE RALLY

 

* 30+ National, NH State, Constitutional, Second Amendment Advocating Organizations.

 

* 20+ Top benefit Bands from New Hampshire, New England and the East Coast.
Audio, Lighting, Laser Show, Bands bookings all provided by: Transit Music Co., Candia, NH.

 

* 16 Top National & NH State Renowned Speakers on the most current controversial Constitutional Topic's facing the U.S.

 

* 10 Cannons Revolutionary Artillery Spectator Participation Battle with Encampment and Exhibits. Provided by: Captain Morrills Revolutionary Artillery Company, Franklin, NH & Middlesex Village Trading Company.

 

* Appleseed Project 3 Day Revolutionary Rifle Shoot. 3 course shoot with safety briefing,$5.Comprehensive,$25. Woman shoot free. For more info or pre-registration: NH@appleseedinfo.org

 

* All American Motorcycle Show & Poker run. Benefit proceeds to be presented to Farm Aid Inc. Host: Mark Gauthier owner Loudpipes 2 Saloon, Gilford, NH.

 

* After Dusk multi kegs of gunpowder cannons volleys pointed at Mount Monadnock, Fireworks and Laser Show displays. Kegs of gunpowder donated by: Atlas Fireworks Company, Jaffrey, NH. Fireworks purchased by: Appleseed Project c/o Atlas Fireworks.

 

* 200 acres of forest trails, pond plus50 acres for events, features, parking, RV's and camping areas. All donated by: The Grand View Inn, Jaffrey, NH

 

* Lyndeborough Livery Carriages "Rides to Yesteryear" to benefit animal rescue at Feel Good Farm. Provided by: Lyndeborough Livery & Feel Good Farm, Lyndeborough,NH. Info: Feelgoodfarminc.com

 

Exhibitors, Vendors, Food concessions, and more to be announced.

 

99% of the population is unaware of what a "True" First Amendment Rally is or that it is the hardest type of event to organize requiring hundreds of volunteer hours all year. Recruiting volunteers to assist the weekend of the rally is very difficult, so, if your available please register to volunteer. The many costs over the items and features donated,(approx. $40,000), to put on the event that require cash payment are paid out of very few of ours blue collar pockets to keep the rally all free & true first amendment. Donations made by participants, campers or vendors at the Rally on the week end of the event will be greatly appreciated. Please make donation at the Rally to assure the legacy of The Annual NH Live Free Or Die Rally lives on.

 

Let Freedom Ring!

 

FOR MORE RALLY INFO, CAMPING OR BOOTH RESERVATIONS:
Contact: Organizer, Jean "Mike" Coutu
603-532-6711, caacp01@aol.com
POB 736, Jaffrey, NH, 03452

 

FOR ROOMS RESERVATIONS AT THE GRAND VIEW INN:
603-532- 9880, Thegrandviewinn@aol.com
On line brochure & photo's: Thegrandviewinn.com
580 Mountain Road,Jaffrey,NH,03452

 

FOR LISTS OF MORE LODGINGS IN MONADNOCK REGION: http://www.southwestnh.com/

 

To View Photo's of 2008 Rally Photo's or 2009 Rally Location Photo's & Map, see pics albums at: http://myspace.com/caacp

 

To View the 2008 Rally Spectatator Participation Revolutionary Cannons battle:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rF9I7FpgDaE&feature=channel_page

 

LIVE FREE OR DIE RALLY WEB SIGHT: http://livefreeordierally.com

 

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Monday
May042009

The RLCNH Is Going Activist! 

INVITATION TO ALL LIBERTY-ORIENTED REPUBLICANS

 

The Republican Liberty Caucus of New Hampshire (RLCNH) will be holding an Organizational Meeting right after work on Friday, May 28, 2009 starting at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Reagan Network offices in Concord, NH at 134 Main Street (right next to the Barley House restaurant, just across from the gold-domed state Capitol building).

 

The RLCNH organizational meeting will include both current and past members of the New Hampshire General Court, RLCNH immediate past chairman Dan McGuire, RLCNH founder Tim Condon; and possibly heroic Republicans like NH Reagan Network founder Fran Wendleboe, NH Reagan Network director Sam Pimm, the founder of the House Republican Alliance, Paul Mirski, and one or more of the current leaders of the House Republican Alliance in Concord. Other guests may also include current candidates for various state and federal political offices.

 

At the RLCNH organizational meeting members will elect new officers, and a presentation will be given on the activist aims and agenda of the revitalized RLCNH. You will want to join with us! Be there to find out all about it!

 

(Got any questions? For further information contact current chairman Dan McGuire at danmcguire@gmail.com, or past chairman Tim Condon at tim@timcondon.net.)

 

Monday
May042009

NH DHHS Additional Information on Two New Probable Cases of H1N1 Virus

Concord, NH – Dr. José Montero, the New Hampshire Director of Public Health, at the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) this evening has released additional information about the two new probable cases of H1N1 announced earlier today.

 

18-Year-Old Kearsarge High School Student

 

An 18-year-old high school student was diagnosed as a probable case of the H1N1 virus. The case is the only New Hampshire one to date with any connection to Mexico. In this instance, the student had been visiting relatives out of State, and those relatives had recently traveled to Mexico and had flu symptoms.

 

The patient is almost completely recovered, and it does not appear that the student experienced symptoms any different than the regular flu. The initial public health investigation indicates that the student reported to the school nurse, when symptoms presented, and immediately went home.

 

As a precaution, DHHS has recommended that Kearsarge High School be closed on Monday, May 4th. This will provide time for State public health officials to continue their investigation and make any additional recommendations, if necessary, to the school.

 

In addition, the school district, with representatives of DHHS, will be providing a public information session for Kearsarge parents and families on Monday evening at 7:00 p.m.

 

15-Year-Old Student

The second probable case is boarding student at the New Hampton School. The student has not been at the school since April 30th. State public health officials are consulting with school officials and have recommended that classes be cancelled on Monday, May 4th while the public health investigation continues.

 

Summary of New Hampshire Cases Through May 3, 2009

 

One Case Confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control The Centers for Disease Control has confirmed the H1N1 diagnosis in one Concord Hospital employee.

 

Four Probable Cases Awaiting CDC Confirmation New Hampshire is currently awaiting confirmation of H1N1 virus in the following four probable cases:

Second Concord Hospital employee

An Upper Valley resident

18-year-old Kearsarge High School student

15-year-old New Hampton School student

 

Samples tested

 

Through early evening, the State Public Health Labs has tested 240 samples. All but the five probable cases have tested negative.

 

For questions about swine flu, possible symptoms, travel information, or other issues related to this illness residents can call 1-888-330-6764 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. daily. For more information on swine flu, visit www.dhhs.nh.gov or the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) at www.cdc.gov/swineflu.