In the New Hampshire Democrat’s television ads, she proudly presents herself as a Senate leader in the push for reforming the troubled VA. But the reality was far less praiseworthy — as my organization knows firsthand. Shaheen did not lead the way on VA reform legislation, but instead was dragged to the issue.
NH's community colleges are changing with the times.READER COMMENTS: 5
Who is minding the store down in D.C.?
I WAS on a week's vacation recently and, as usual, I did things backwards.
THIS MONTH, we were told there were 40,000 Yazidis on Sinjar Mountain facing starvation if they remained there, and slaughter by ISIS if they came down.READER COMMENTS: 4
IN ORDER to thrive, a pure democracy requires an educated and informed citizenry.READER COMMENTS: 6
THERE'S AN OLD rule in journalism: All you need are three good examples to prove a trend.READER COMMENTS: 11
"Great nations need organizing principles, and 'Don't do stupid stuff' is not an organizing principle."READER COMMENTS: 1
BARACK OBAMA, presiding over an unusually dismal post-recession economy, might make matters worse with a distracting crusade against the minor and sensible business practice called "inversion," more about which anon.READER COMMENTS: 16
Aug. 26 is Women's Equality Day, which this year celebrates the 94th anniversary of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote.READER COMMENTS: 0
As a participant in New Hampshire's first statewide Mental Health First Aid training held last month in Manchester, I am both honored and enthused that my mission over the next 12 months will be to train citizens how to identify and understand signs of mental illness, and how to offer help.
U.S. airstrikes since last Friday have opened a corridor through which tens of thousands of Yazidis, trapped and starving on a mountain in Iraq, have escaped to safety in Kurdistan.
Drones — unmanned flying machines — will soon fill our skies. They conjure up fears, especially among some of my fellow libertarians, of spying and death from above.READER COMMENTS: 1
I was saddened to hear of the suicide of Robin Williams. He was a gifted comedian and actor and, as my own experience showed me, a sweet and thoughtful man.