Columns delivers the lastest news, sports and opinion in New Hampshire. News/Sports/Business/Entertainment/Opinion Copyright 2017 Union Leader Corp. en-us Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:05:00 EST (Carl Perreault) Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:05:00 EST (Carl Perreault) Carlicus ( New Hampshire Union Leader - Headlines New Hampshire news, sports and opinion 144 54 Jonah Goldberg: America not as intolerant as we make it out to be I DON'T NORMALLY watch the GLAAD Media Awards. Not that there's anything wrong with them. GLAAD, by the way, originally stood for 'Gay Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation' before the organization declared that GLAAD was its name and not an acronym. Sun, 22 Apr 2018 19:10:00 EST Sens. Jeff Woodburn and Jeb Bradley: Local wood for local good LOCAL WOOD Local Good. It's a bumper sticker you might see on the road, but it's more than just a catchy slogan. For many in New Hampshire, it is a way of life. Recent opinion pieces and editorials seemingly bash New Hampshire's biomass and timber industries as the reason for high electric rates in our state. Nothing could be further from the... Sun, 22 Apr 2018 19:10:00 EST Joe Murray: The importance of improving financial literacy APRIL BRINGS many things: spring, baseball, flowers and taxes to name a few. What we at Fidelity Investments hope is that April also brings a greater level of financial literacy to everyone. Sun, 22 Apr 2018 19:10:00 EST George Will: Gorsuch strikes blow against administrative state One week after the first anniversary of Neil Gorsuch's ascension to the Supreme Court, he delivered an opinion that was momentous in its implications pertaining to the administrative state. Sat, 21 Apr 2018 15:51:00 EST Pat Buchanan: Why the authoritarian right is rising A fortnight ago, Viktor Orban and his Fidesz Party won enough seats in the Hungarian parliament to rewrite his country's constitution. To progressives across the West, this was disturbing news. Sat, 21 Apr 2018 15:23:00 EST Grant Bosse: Fossil fuels are an environmental miracle Sunday is Earth Day. To mark the occasion, I would like to recognize one of the most significant environmental breakthroughs in history: fossil fuels. Sat, 21 Apr 2018 15:23:00 EST Another View -- Maura Sullivan: Inconsistent leadership has failed our veterans Over the last five months of our campaign, I have met dozens of veterans statewide and the caregivers who serve them at the Manchester Veterans Affairs Medical Center. What I hear is frustration with the low quality of care ' and how lacking resources and leadership at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs hamstrings local caregivers. Thu, 19 Apr 2018 23:46:00 EST Mona Charen: Playboy comes to D.C. Playboy Entertainment just announced that it has purchased a table at this year's White House Correspondents Association dinner. Swell. Just what we need. Thu, 19 Apr 2018 23:44:00 EST Deroy Murdock: Mueller's got nothing, so he should wrap up his sorry act and go home Like Captain Ahab, Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller has spent months frantically hunting a giant whale. So far, Mueller has harpooned a couple of cod and a few salmon. And Mueller's voyage is an enormous embarrassment compared to the mass ichthyocide, which was the Watergate investigation, even at its equivalent stage. Thu, 19 Apr 2018 23:44:00 EST Pat Buchanan - Trump: Prisoner of the War Party? 'TEN DAYS AGO, President Trump was saying 'the United States should withdraw from Syria.' We convinced him it was necessary to stay.' Wed, 18 Apr 2018 18:04:00 EST John Stossel - Hidden taxes make every day Tax Day THE CABLE BILL was the last straw, says Kristin Tate. 'That's the one that really made me mad.' Wed, 18 Apr 2018 18:04:00 EST George Will - 'Little Pink House' speaks truth to power COMING SOON to a cinema near you ' you can make this happen read on ' is a bite-your-nails true-story thriller featuring heroes, villains and a history-making struggle over... the Constitution's Takings Clause. Wed, 18 Apr 2018 18:04:00 EST