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  • ‘All She Wanted Was to Be a Mom’: Adoptive Parents Allegedly Murdered by 11-Year-Old

    03/24/2019 5:09:56 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 16 replies
    Daily beast ^ | March 23, 2019
    As police investigate a pair of murders in a tiny New Hampshire town, residents are coming to terms with the shocking nature of the crime: a child is accused of fatally shooting a couple one cloudy Friday morning inside their rural home. The 911 call came around 7:30 a.m. on March 15. Cops arrived to the Eckert family’s farm and discovered Lizette, a 50-year-old mother of three, dead of a gunshot wound. Her husband James, 48, was rushed to the hospital in critical condition. He died later that evening. Friends described the couple as healers. They were both health-conscious chiropractors...
  • NH House Pushes For Pair Of Gun-Control Measures

    03/21/2019 6:54:46 AM PDT · by metmom · 26 replies
    Patch ^ | March 20, 2019 | Scott Souza,
    CONCORD -- New Hampshire residents will face expanded background checks and a seven-day waiting period for gun purchases if a pair of bills passed in the House of Representatives become law. The House voted Tuesday to expand background checks for private gun sales and transfers, as well as add a seven-day waiting period before a sale can be completed. The bill, which passed on a 203-148 vote, would close a loophole in the current New Hampshire law that allows for private firearm transactions to take place at gun shows without a background check.
  • De Blasio speaks to crowd of only 20 people in New Hampshire

    03/18/2019 7:01:41 AM PDT · by C19fan · 30 replies
    NY Post ^ | March 17, 2019 | Nolan HIcks
    Mayor Bill de Blasio’s ongoing tease of a presidential run didn’t exactly pull in the crowds during a campaign-esque event in the Granite State. Only 20 people showed up Sunday to hear the leader of America’s largest city hold a roundtable on mental health — including the 14 people on the panel and just six in the audience. There were also about six reporters on hand to make the room at the Sugar River Valley Regional Technical Center look a bit less empty.
  • Kirsten Gillibrand officially enters 2020 Democratic presidential pack

    03/17/2019 6:17:55 AM PDT · by Libloather · 45 replies
    NBC News ^ | 3/17/19 | Ali Vitali, Mark Murray
    MANCHESTER, N.H. — New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand officially entered the ever-growing pool of Democratic presidential hopefuls Sunday, ending the two-month-long exploratory phase of her campaign saying she’s running for the White House to make “big, bold, brave choices.” “Our anthem asks a question, forcing every generation to make a choice,” Gillibrand says in a video released Sunday morning. “Will brave win? Let’s answer for ours." **SNIP** After Sunday’s video announcement, Gillibrand heads to Michigan on Monday for an MSNBC town hall with Chris Hayes; to Iowa on Tuesday and Wednesday; and to Nevada on Thursday. She’ll then cap off...
  • 11-Year-Old NH Child Accused of Shooting 2, Killing 1

    03/15/2019 9:57:14 AM PDT · by massmike · 14 replies
    Necn.com ^ | 03/15/2019 | Karla Rendon-Alvarez
    An 11-year-old is in police custody in connection to a double shooting on Friday morning in Alton, New Hampshire. The Union Leader reports authorities responded to the shooting near Valley Road around 7:40 a.m. The newspaper said two people were shot and at least one has died. An 11-year-old is reportedly in police custody following a search that lasted for hours.
  • Awkward: Shannon Watts Assumes Pearl Wearing Legislators Targeted Her Group But One Tweet(T)

    03/07/2019 10:07:57 AM PST · by rktman · 10 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 3/7/2019 | Beth Baumann
    Full Headline: Awkward: Shannon Watts Assumes Pearl Wearing Legislators Targeted Her Group But One Tweet Proves That Theory Wrong Republican members of the New Hampshire House of Representatives have sparked social media outrage after wearing pearls during a hearing on Extreme Risk Protection Orders, commonly referred to as "red flag laws." Many state legislatures are considering implementing these laws, which would make it easier for police to confiscate a person's guns if he or she is believed to be a threat to themselves or others. According to the Washington Post, the legislators' motives were easy to see. "The implication was...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Wednesday 3/6/2019

    03/06/2019 5:13:22 AM PST · by Nextrush · 2 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 3/6/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    A raging Nicolas Maduro calling on his supporters to come out after two days of massive protest across Venezuela for Interim President Juan Guaido.... Two French prison guards stabbed during a conjugal visit to a jihadist and seriously wounded. Authorities calling it a "terrorist attack"...... Police in London investigating three packages said to contain explosives. They arrived at Heathrow Airport, London City Airport and Waterloo Station..... And the big story in the mainstream media this morning is vague and indefinite information regarding satellite imagery from North Korea. Pictures of a rocket testing facility where construction is said to be underway,...
  • UNH student receives suspended sentence for voter fraud

    03/02/2019 1:42:08 PM PST · by Jim Noble · 22 replies
    Union Leader ^ | March 2, 2019 | Todd Feathers
    CONCORD — A University of New Hampshire student who registered to vote in Durham and cast an absentee ballot in Massachusetts during the 2016 election admitted to committing voter fraud on Thursday. Spencer McKinnon, 21, pleaded guilty in Strafford County Superior Court to a misdemeanor charge of providing a false statement on a voter registration form, the Attorney General’s office announced Friday. His sentence of six months in a house of corrections was suspended on the condition that he complete 200 hours of community service and pay a $2,000 fine. McKinnon also lost the right to vote in New Hampshire....
  • Top-Ranked NCAA Women’s Runner Competed as Man Last Year

    02/27/2019 7:52:28 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 56 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | February 26, 2019 | Peter Hasson
    A top-ranked runner in NCAA women’s track is dominating the competition and setting records one year after competing as a man at the same level. Franklin Pierce University senior CeCe Telfer leads the NCAA’s Division II women’s division in the 55-meter dash and 55-meter hurdle events. Telfer led Franklin Pierce’s women’s track team into the top 25 rankings for the first time in program’s history, local newspaper The Keene Sentinel reported in December. The New Hampshire college is ranked 14th in DII. “Senior CeCe Telfer (Lebanon, N.H.) won three Northeast-10 Conference titles on Sunday, to lead the Franklin Pierce University...
  • Joe Biden’s Last Excuse Not To Run in 2020 Has Pretty Much Evaporated

    02/27/2019 8:23:41 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 45 replies
    Hotair ^ | 02/27/2019 | Jazz Shaw
    We should be finding out whether or not Joe Biden will be running for president any… day… now. Of course, I’m fairly sure I wrote that exact same line back before Christmas, so nobody but Crazy Uncle Joe knows for sure. Still, the clock is ticking and Biden has been making a lot of moves that suggest he’s not just doing this to attract attention. This week, however, we learned that the one thing that would have given Biden the perfect excuse to sail off into retirement is no longer on the table. His family is reportedly onboard with...
  • Where's Elizabeth Warren's 'reparations' to American Indians for stealing that affirmative action...

    02/24/2019 10:45:24 AM PST · by jazusamo · 23 replies
    American Thinker ^ | February 24, 2019 | Monica Showalter
    Full title: Where's Elizabeth Warren's 'reparations' to American Indians for stealing that affirmative action slot? So Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is all in for American taxpayers paying reparations to American Indians, along with black people, for wrongs past. According to Fox News: 2020 presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., expanded on an already-radical proposal on Friday, telling reporters that Native Americans should be “part of the conversation” on reparations for African-Americans -- a move that threatens to bring back her own history with Native Americans. Taking questions from reporters ahead of a Democratic Party fundraiser in Manchester, N.H., Warren,...
  • Mayor de Blasio trash talks Clinton, praises Trump in Iowa

    02/24/2019 5:23:29 AM PST · by Libloather · 19 replies
    NY Post ^ | 2/23/19 | Julia Marsh
    Mayor de Blasio took his presidential ambitions to Iowa on Saturday night, where he’s deploying a head-scratcher campaign strategy: trash talking Hillary Clinton and praising President Trump - and all the while still not declaring his candidacy. Only 25 Sioux City residents braved a blizzard to hear Hizzoner insist he’d do a better job than Clinton at leading Democrats. Clinton spent too much time trashing her Republican opponent in 2016, the mayor complained. “We’re not going to win by talking about Donald Trump,” the mayor said inside a cavernous bar.local bar as a blizzard raged outside. “I have deep respect...
  • De Blasio will continue 2020 flirtation with another Iowa trip

    02/22/2019 1:39:22 PM PST · by Mr_Moonlight · 12 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 22 2019 | Erik Thomas
    Mayor Bill de Blasio will bundle up and head to Iowa this weekend in his long-shot quest for the White House, The Post has learned. The mayor will arrive in Iowa on Saturday afternoon and depart Sunday afternoon. He expects to have events in Des Moines and Sioux City, though final details are still being worked out, according to a person familiar with the arrangements.
  • De Blasio will continue 2020 flirtation with another Iowa trip

    02/21/2019 2:41:16 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 19 replies
    nypost ^ | 02/21/2019 | Nolan Hicks
    Mayor Bill de Blasio will bundle up and head to Iowa this weekend in his long-shot quest for the White House, The Post has learned. The mayor will arrive in Iowa on Saturday afternoon and depart Sunday afternoon. He expects to have events in Des Moines and Sioux City, though final details are still being worked out, according to a person familiar with the arrangements. The travel comes just a week after de Blasio canceled a scheduled trip to another early presidential primary state, New Hampshire, following the tragic friendly-fire death of New York City police Detective Brian Simonsen. De...
  • Media blitz foiled: conservatives outnumber liberals in far more states, since Trump's election

    02/24/2019 6:22:58 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 02/24/2019 | Rick Moran
    You could be forgiven if you thought that the media onslaught against conservatives the last few years would have an effect on how most of the country views the right. That media campaign - directed against Donald Trump but also against conservatives - has been unprecedented in its scope and intensity. Conservatives are routinely portrayed as racist, sexist, homophobic, anti-Muslim, and paranoid xenophobes.  But Gallup found some remarkable conservative strength all across the country. Their latest survey shows that liberals outnumber conservatives in only 6 states and that there are 25 states where conservatives are polling above their national average....
  • Early N.H. polling has ‘old white guys’ leading Dem pack as party elders worry about Left-wing lurch

    02/23/2019 5:59:13 PM PST · by SleeperCatcher · 15 replies
    The National Sentinel ^ | 2/23/19 | Jon Dougherty
    The Democratic Party establishment is about to experience the same kind of internal warfare the GOP faced in 2010 and beyond with the rise of the so-called “Tea Party” movement, and it’s liable to have a deleterious effect on the party in 2020. The rising “Democratic Socialist” faction has only just begun to flex its muscle, having won a few seats during the November midterms but clearly looking to capitalize on those gains in 2020 and beyond. Its members are feisty, defiant, fiercely suspicious of the Democratic hierarchy, and champing at the bit to shed the last vestiges of political...
  • Liberals outnumber conservatives in only 6 states, down from 9

    02/22/2019 7:47:43 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 22 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | February 22, 2019 | Paul Bedard
    The number of states where liberals outnumber conservatives has dropped more than 30 percent, with just six now in that category: Massachusetts, Hawaii, Vermont, Washington, New York, and New Hampshire. According to the latest Gallup survey, in every other state but California, where conservatives and liberals split 29 percent to 29 percent, conservatives lead. Nationally, those who identify themselves conservative hold a nine-point lead. Before conservatives start to cheer, Gallup said the gap used to be 21 points and a handful of the state numbers fall in the margin of error. But the survey still shows a large swath of...
  • Kamala Has a Meltdown When Asked If She Still Thinks Smollett Hoax Was a ‘Modern Day Lynching’

    02/18/2019 6:56:31 PM PST · by montag813 · 86 replies
    24News ^ | 02/18/2019 | Sheri Urban
    by Sheri Urban | 24News Late last month, Jussie Smollett’s claim about being attacked by two White Trump supporters in MAGA hats in Chicago led Senator and Democrat presidential candidate Kamala Harris to unleash a stunning tweet calling the attack a “modern day lynching:” But with Smollett’s story collapsing into a sick, race-baiting hoax, Harris was asked about the tweet on Monday was on her first campaign visit to New Hampshire. To say she was at a loss for words is an understatement. Kamala short-circuited…
  • Why is the Vatican taking action against the Slaves of the Immaculate Heart of Mary? (NHampshire)

    02/10/2019 8:14:00 AM PST · by campaignPete R-CT · 7 replies
    Catholic Herald ^ | 17 January, 2019 | Michael Warren Davis
    The most zealous “Feeneyite” group in America is the Saint Benedict Center in Richmond, New Hampshire. The Center is run by the Slaves of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. The Slaves also run a school and the popular blog Catholicism.org. They operate within the Diocese of Manchester, which allowed a priest in good standing to celebrate Mass in their chapel The Saint Benedict Center has a long-standing dispute with the Church hierarchy – not only in New Hampshire, but also in Rome. On October 20, 2016, Mgr Giacomo Morandi, the Undersecretary (and now Secretary) of the Congregation for the Doctrine...
  • Whoo-hoo! Patriots win 13-3. IN YOUR FACE!!

    02/03/2019 7:08:36 PM PST · by Maceman · 114 replies
    Nah-na-na-boo-boo!