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De gustibus non est disputandum

That was the title to a recent editorial section that addressed a dispute about ugliness vs. utility of some new road signs.  I’m not going there, as I don’t typically don’t agree with either of the parties involved.  But I … Continue reading

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But don’t call me Larry (the cable guy)

Update Dec 6, 2013 – Metrocast is changing their channels around as they transition to all digital for basic+.  They have moved TBS (Ch 14) to 34-5 (Digidal SD).  I’ll provide an updated post soon with a link here. Here’s … Continue reading

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Shameless

Here’s what I’m talking about.  If there was any substantive rational for repealing the Affordable Health Act, they wouldn’t have to put out stuff like this: Forget about the fact that the Affordable Care Act is nothing even remotely similar … Continue reading

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Cui bono?

Who benefits?  Follow the money.  Wise old principles that lawyers use to cut through the smoke to see the truth.  While we as Americans are not a uniquely greedy bunch, we have refined the art considerably in our political process. … Continue reading

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Nothing’s gonna change

Ever worked in a business that was sold?  The new guys show up one morning and say “Hi, we’re the new owners but don’t worry nothing’s going to change.” By all reports, Mitt Romney is not only good at that, … Continue reading

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By the numbers

There are a few disgruntled attendees at the RNC convention in Tampa tonight.  Gotta love the little lobsters on the clothespins – nice touch. These are Maine Ron Paul delegates who were replaced by the RNC with Romney delegates.  Read … Continue reading

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Back to basics

Rather than listen to the inflammatory nightmare scenarios that are being hurled every two to three minutes on prime time TV, I read over the analysis conducted by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO).  They have looked at the major policy … Continue reading

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Short term memory

Over the next few days, while you’re watching Romneymania in Tampa, if you’re so inclined, take a moment to think back over the primary season that this event culminates.  Sure, the opponents said a lot of nasty things about Mitt, … Continue reading

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The cost of doing business

As I was saying, I just got a packet of information from the Town Manager in response to my most recent Right to Know request.  There were 252 pages, including many doubles, triples, quadruples, and a few quintuplets.  There was … Continue reading

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Brief pause

Have to attend to a family event, so will be taking a few days off from the blog.  Hope to have some more energy stuff then and maybe a little more politics. In the meantime, I’ve been following the Volvo … Continue reading

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Six for six

The state of NH requires

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Bizarro politics

I think we can thank Jerry Seinfeld for

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More confusion

Reading about the BOS concern over possible voter confusion brings me back.  Can you pick out the rational Selectman? “The Board of Selectmen will eventually decide the best course of action for all citizens.  This is the Democratic process that … Continue reading

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Just the facts

For the fifth straight week, we’re being subjected to

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IMHO

This  week the Grunter published a scathing editorial

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Howdy!

The welcome mat is extended to what I assume are

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How the ballot referendum can work

Last week, with the help of about 70 of you, I submitted a petition warrant article with 5 ballot referendum questions:

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Reality check

Four years ago, after we blew $500,000 on the failed article 9 restoration, some

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The blame has no home

Someone has pointed out a new post on a local forum that piles onto my criticism of the tax rate issue by reinforcing the

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Dave Bowers thinks a $15 tax rate would be OK

Over the past year, it has been hard to figure exactly where Selectman Bowers is coming from.  

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A good RIBbing

Yesterday I attended an informational tour of the town’s RIB (Rapid Infiltration Bed).

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Don’t build it and they will come

At the last Selectmen’s meeting, the chairman spent a lot of time explaining to us how people actually go to the Town Offices to pay bills, as if

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Multi-generational center

What the heck is that and why do we need one?  It started as two separate ideas:

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