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On Air News Read for October 20. 2017

The Smarter Balanced Assessment is gone!  That’s what the New Hampshire Department of Education basically said when it announced that American Institutes for Research will provide the statewide standardized assessments that will be used to see how kids in grades three through eight are doing in English and math and they’re doing in grades five, eight and eleven in science.  The S A T will remain the assessment for high school juniors. In a statement released by the department, Commissioner Frank Edelblut said he is confident that A I R will provide high quality assessments designed to meet the...

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Former Transgender Woman who Underwent Surgery Speaks Out

(Hours 3a,b) Guest hosts Shannon McGineley and Gabrielle Jette of Cornerstone Policy Research talked to Walt Heyer, who is a former transgender woman who deeply regrets undergoing hormones and surgery.  Walt began by speaking about where his gender confusion started, before informing the listeners that adults are the ones generating transgenderism.  They then tackled the increase in suicide rates and he gave advice for those struggling with the issue. (Hour 3b) As Walt continued he pointed out resources that someone struggling can utilize and discussed the shocking origin of transgenderism.  Tune in to get more details! Click here and here for...

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NH DHHS proposes taxpayer funding of sex change surgery – Girard at Large Exclusive

UPDATED–The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services has proposed to eliminate the Medicaid rule that prohibits the program from funding sex reassignment surgeries.  Disturbingly, while the proposed rule change hasn’t even been heard yet, Girard at Large has obtained a letter sent by the department directly to a minor child enrolled in the NH Healthy Families program.  The child to whom this letter was addressed is 11 years old. According to information contained on the department’s Rulemaking Notice Form: This proposal amends the rule, by deleting paragraph (g), to remove the categorical prohibition of coverage of gender...

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Government Shortsightedness

(Hour 3c) The final segment opened up with Rich wrapping up all of the day’s topics, starting with the issue over transgendered bathrooms in Candia, and the controversy surrounding its school board.     He then went on to talk about how the shortsightedness over giving the city’s unions whatever contracts they want is actually worse for everyone, in the long run, leading to budget battles in subsequent years and even layoffs due to lack of funds. He then talked about how the fire contract could affect the School District. Finally, he finished off the show by singing the praises of...

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Far Left Lunacy and Bigotry

(Hour 3b) Rich was joined by Kimberly Morin for this week’s Political Buzz segment. They talked about Executive Councilor Andru Volinsky and his potential mounting of a gubernatorial run. They then talked about how the far left of the Democratic party has taken it over and left the middle behind. They continued at length on that topic, and how it has resulted in “religious bigotry” becoming the new normal in places like New Hampshire and propagated by people like Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders....

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Transgendered Bathrooms and Immigrants

(Hour 1a) Rich started today’s show by going over what happened over the weekend. He then continued on to talk about the continued controversy at the Candia School Board and went over the latest developments in the town. Afterwards, Rich started to talk about the recent Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raid in New Boston. He went over the facebook post that the owner of the restaurant posted and later deleted, as well as the comments on the post. He finished off the segment by turning to issues in Manchester. He mentioned the issue of panhandling, new developments to...

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On Air News Read for June 9, 2017

Details are still coming in about the Candia School Board’s vote last night to repeal the controversial policy on transgender – gender non conforming students.  The policy has roiled the town since it was introduced more than a year ago.  Hundreds signed petitions and dozens spoke in opposition, but the school board voted four to one to adopt the policy anyway.  At election time, voters in Candia tossed out incumbents Nicole LaFlamme and Karyn Yeatman, who supported the policy, in favor of Dana Buckley and Stephanie Helmig, who did not.  After Buckley, Helmig and Board Chair Matthew Woodrow voted...

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Candia School Board Votes to Repeal Transgender Policy

(Hours 1a,3b) Rich started this morning’s show by sharing confirmation from Candia concerning the vote to repeal the gender non-conforming transgendered policy at the Candia School Board meeting last night.  He gave the listeners a little bit of a history within the situation, talking about the public participation, and commented on the work of Matthew Woodrow on the Board.  Tune in to hear more. (Hour 3b) Rich continued in the discussion regarding the transgender policy that has been making waves in Candia.  He talked about feedback that the Candia School Board received concerning apprehension towards making public comment in opposition to the policy....

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Candia School Public Hearing on Transgender/Gender Non-Conforming Policy

We publish the raw, unedited videoof the Candia School Board’s June 1, 2017 public hearing on its transgender/gender non-conforming student policy.  The hearing was held after a vote of the board in light of a Citizen Petition Warrant Article overwhelmingly approved by voters in March. The policy it passed over the objections of hundreds who signed petitions, testified and called members of the prior board to ask it either reject the policy or address significant concerns.   The board didn’t listen and incumbents Nicole LaFlamme and Karen Yeatman lost their seats in the March election. Echoes of that vote and...

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On Air News Read for June 8, 2017

Quote:  Next time, before you give, ask yourself, can your donation to a panhandler be better spent giving to a food pantry, a recovery center, or any of the many agencies that seek to give a hand up and not just a hand out?  The answer is yes, it may even save a life. That’s just part of an open letter to the public on panhandling, authored by Manchester Police Chief Nick Willard.  In the letter, which was published in full yesterday afternoon at Girard at Large dot com, Willard urged people to stop giving to panhandlers, writing, in...

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