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Opinion

A right, not a privilege

Cabinet Letters

“A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” The common belief today is that the Second Amendment was created to allow the American people the ability to hunt for food or defend their ...

Wednesday morning

Cabinet Letters

Democracy is exhausting. So many rules and procedures for poll workers. So many Power Point slides and swearing of oaths on penalty of perjury. So much preparation, diligence, and care. At 14 hours, my day as a deputy registrar and ballot clerk was brief compared to those who stayed well into ...

It’s not pro life

Cabinet Letters

Lindsey Graham, 67 year old, never-married, no children, male; obviously the ideal person to decide that women should be forced to give birth. Graham’s proposed law would ban, nationally, all abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy, except to protect the life of the mother (many Republican ...

The Executive Council is powerful

Cabinet Letters

While canvassing for Cinde Warmington late this summer I actually learned quite a bit about the Executive Council, of which she is the only Democrat. I learned how important and powerful this council is, given that it was originally included in the NH Constitution to help keep our Governors ...

Take control of electric bills

Bedford Letters

Most New Hampshire residents have seen their electricity bills increase dramatically within the last month. It is frustrating, and everyone is looking for someone to blame. Some recent opinions blame our utility companies for gouging us and charging outrageous rates. However, as our Consumer ...

Assess the facts

Cabinet Letters

Ms. Di Lothrop is at it again (Sunday, July 24). Her guest column headline states: “Hutchinson Recollections and Accusations Were Solely Based on Office Gossip and Hearsay.” In this guest column, Ms. Lothrop slams a previous article (Paul Collins’ July 10 column): “Cassie ...