I ORDERED a nice office chair online last week because I’m a writer — this is me, writing this — and I’ve written a truckload of stuff on an assortment of cranky kitchen chairs, some designed by federal agents to torture confessions out of suspects, and my lumbar region feels delicate, and w… Read more
Sunday, August 02, 2020
ON THURSDAY morning, the Bureau of Economic Analysis announced that the U.S. GDP had the biggest drop in a single quarter in U.S. history. From April through June, the economy contracted by 9.5 percent, with GDP falling at an annualized rate of 32.9 percent.
DENIAL IS not just a river in Egypt, as the ancient joke goes. It’s the Democrat/media/Left’s comprehensive response to the nationwide riots that rage on, seven weeks after the funeral of police-brutality victim George Floyd. His memory has been kidnapped by the most violent insurrectionists…
Friday, July 31, 2020
Moments after becoming president on August 9, 1974, Gerald Ford said, “Our long national nightmare is over.” Having served a quarter-century in Congress, he understood that presidents are to “take care” that laws produced by the first branch of government are “faithfully executed.” The natio…
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
I LOVE reading columns that snap and crackle and poke powerful people in the kisser and I am bored by columns like this one, which is about the goodness and generosity of life, but what can I say? When you’re busy doing things you love and you skip the news for a while, life can be beautiful…
WITH THE Mark O. Hatfield United States Courthouse under nightly siege from violent radicals, and Portland’s police hard-pressed to protect it, President Trump sent in federal agents to secure the building.
Friday, July 24, 2020
PRESIDENT TRUMP’S interview with Chris Wallace, which aired on “Fox News Sunday,” was remarkable in more ways than there is room to recount here.
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
I LAUGHED when I saw The Washington Post headline: “Minneapolis had progressive policies, but its economy still left black families behind.”
THIRTY-EIGHT percent of Americans surveyed believe the Prez is doing a good job with the pandemic, which is good news for folks offering Florida timeshares for August and telemarketers who’ll turn your songs into No. 1 hits if you give them your credit card number. Thirty-eight percent appro…
Sunday, July 19, 2020
Friday, July 17, 2020
I AM a writing man, I got the sedentary blues. I need to take a walk soon as I find my shoes. I got a good woman and she gave me a talk. She said, “You’re going to need a walker if you don’t get out and walk.” I came to New York City to try to make my mark. Now I am an old man and I walk in …
Sunday, July 12, 2020
Two judges were in the news last week. One made a decision on a ballot access issue. The other died after a long life of public service.
New Hampshire made some history recently when Governor Sununu signed HB 1182. This bill established a way for pilots to register and get license plates for “roadable aircraft.” These are “flying cars” in common parlance.
Grumbling has already begun regarding the large number of mail-in ballots we will see in this fall’s election. A certain high profile politician has even suggested delaying the November poll.
It seems fitting that Bob Bahre was laid to rest just days before the running of the next NASCAR race at the little Loudon track that Bahre turned into a huge national success.
If Manchester’s school district can’t figure out a way to hold a school board meeting where some members participate remotely, we can’t imagine how a “hybrid” school year is supposed to succeed.
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- Letter: Postal changes disruptive at best, dangerous at worst
- Letter: Lindenberg would be good representative for Derry
- Letter: Police presence out of hand at Hampton Beach
- Letter: Don't make health insurers cover abortions
- Letter: Absentee ballots are safer
- Letter: Penny wise, pound foolish on Medicaid dental care
- Letter: Trump lacks qualities a president needs to lead
- Letter: Why so much costly testing?
- Letter: Daniels best able to address Merrimack issues
- Letter: Barr hearing was a disgrace
- Letter: Trump meddling is to help lackeys not NH
- Letter: Law cutting PFAS keeps drinking water safe
- Letter: Democrats shill phony numbers to deride Sununu
- Letter: Time has come for NH to impose a mask mandate
- Letter: Policing mask wearing isn't a store's business
- Letter: Christians back Trump because he fights for them
- Letter: Toothless mask requirements do nothing
- Letter: NH can do more to help