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Objectivity in Government

(Hour 2b) Rich read feedback from retired officer Jim Gaudet, Anchor of Public Safety This Week, regarding the Humble Host’s belief that retired professionals should not be allowed on committees that are relevant to their field.  He wondered about objectivity in government and pointed out the risks of bias.  Finally, he pointed out the importance of making the discussion accessible to the public.  Tune in to get the details!...

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Secretary of State Gardner and the Interstate Crosscheck Program

(Hour 1c) Rich talked to Ed Naile, Chairman of the Coalition of New Hampshire Taxpayers, for A Question of Voter Fraud.  Ed started by informing the listeners that the Granite State recently entered the Interstate Crosscheck program and they wondered about the involvement of Secretary of State Bill Gardner in the matter.  They then discussed Ed’s investigation into the push to alter who can vote in the town of Hanover (Click here for the segment in which the matter was first discussed on the show).  Tune in to get all of the details! Dishonorable Mentions: Alana Biden, Patricia Kalick, Michael...

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School Budget Shortfall and the Legality of Patrick Long’s Budgetary Process

(Hour 2a) Rich started the hour by discussing a listener’s feedback concerning the legal process of naming rooms in a school.  He then talked about a budgetary issues within the Manchester School District, before taking a call from Arthur, who wondered about Patrick Long’s strategy in passing his budget.  They discussed serial meetings and wondered whether or not what is happening behind closed doors is legal....

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An Ethics Investigation and Pressure to Take State Assessments

(Hour 3b) Rich talked to Kimberly Morin of NH Political Buzz for Politically Buzzed.  She started the segment by discussing the ethics investigations of State Representatives Robert Fisher and Sherry Frost.  She then reported on parents who are being pressured to allow their children to take the Smarter Balanced Assessment.  Tune in to get all of the details!...

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Ed Naile and a National Voter Integrity Group

(Hour 1c) Rich spoke to Ed Naile, Chairman of the Coalition of New Hampshire Taxpayers, for A Question of Voter Fraud.  After discussing his work with international delegations, Ed talked about the creation of a national voter integrity group.  Finally, they spoke about the work that Ed does for the the sake of free speech and shared how others could get involved. Dishonorable Mentions: Carl Robert Gibson, Jared Stephen Cram and Alana Biden....

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NH Hospital: Questions Arise Amidst Staffing Shortage

(Hour 2a) Rich talked about the staffing shortages that are being experienced at NH Hospital.  He talked about a contract with Dartmouth Hitchcock and the involvement of Governor Chris Sununu and Health and Human Services Commissioner Jeffrey Meyers in the matter.  Finally, he spoke about the ongoing dysfunction regarding the treatment of juveniles in the state.  Tune in to get all of the details. Click here and here for relevant Union Leader articles....

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Fighting Voter Fraud: Ed Naile Discusses Senate Bill 3

(Hours 1a,b,c) Rich spoke to Ed Naile, Chairman of the Coalition of New Hampshire Taxpayers, about Regina Burdsell’s Senate Bill 3.  They commented on her remarks about the bill and shared their opinion of it.  Finally, they talked about the impact of the bill and began reading the Union Leader‘s take on the topic. Dishonorable Mentions: Hugo Palma, Michael LaSean Lewis and Alana Biden Click here for the Union Leader article about SB3. NH Constitutipon Part First [Art.] 11. [Elections and Elective Franchises.] All elections are to be free, and every inhabitant of the state of 18 years of age and upwards...

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Voter Fraud in Texas and Dealing with the Language of the Law

(Hour 1c) Rich spoke to Ed Naile, Chairman of the Coalition of New Hampshire Taxpayers, for A Question of Voter Fraud.  Ed started by talking to Rich about his work with international groups whose goal is to combat voter fraud.  He then talked about voter fraud that occurred in a Radison Inn in Texas, pointing out how it’s similar to problems experienced in the Granite State.  Finally, they talked about Senate Bill 3, which would make it easier for college students to vote, and dealing with the definition of the law....

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Ed Naile on Voter Registration Bills and Reforms

(Hour 2a) Rich started the segment by conveying a message from Lisa Freeman about the status of every bill that deals with voter registration.  He and Ed Naile, Chairman of the Coalition of New Hampshire Taxpayers, then spoke about what reforms are necessary and they discussed the work done by the Attorney General.  Tune in for all of the details....

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