#DyingPaper (aka Union Leader) Embraces Supreme Court’s Upholding Obamacare

Say what you will about Donald Trump, but I can’t remember any other Republican Presidential candidate ever standing up to Union Leader publisher Joe McQuaid:

DyingPaper

Indeed voters everywhere owe Trump a thank you for exposing that the “coveted” Union Leader endorsement required taking #StinkyJoe golfing (in the case of Trump and who knows what else in the case of the others).  But this post isn’t about Trump.  I just wanted to explain the title.

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Colin Van Ostern Reveals He is No Friend of the Second Amendment

Earlier this week, New Hampshire Public Radio “interviewed” Democrat gubernatorial candidate Colin Van Ostern.  I put interview in quotations because NHPR, unsurprisingly, served up softballs that allowed Van Ostern to repeat his talking points.  But one portion actually is elucidating: Continue reading

NHPR’s Ridiculous Definition of Gerrymandering

The term gerrymander originally referred to manipulating the shape of a political district to benefit a political party.  The term apparently originated in 1812, when a Massachusetts newspaper drew a cartoon that likened a state-senate district drawn by the Democrat-Republicans to favor their candidates over the Federalist candidates to a salamander:

Gerrymander.Cartoon

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