The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee adopts a resolution which stipulates that the U.S. will assist Israel in an attack against Iran.
The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee adopted on Tuesday a resolution which stipulates that the U.S. will assist Israel if it is forced to take action against Iran.
The resolution, Senate Resolution 65, was introduced last month by Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) and was co-sponsored by 15 Senators, including [...]
Every two years the 50 states compete for the title of “Most Free State,” and George Mason University’s Mercatus Center rankings based on 200 factors generalized under Fiscal Policy, Regulatory Policy, and Personal Freedom, provide significant color on just how free (or not) the various states are. New Hampshire was the ‘free-est’ state in 2011 but fell to 4th this year as North Dakota is 2013′s ‘free-est’ state. New York and California bring up the [...]
Middle class in the U.S. can mean something very different depending on where you call your home state.
Census bureau numbers show a shocking disparity in the definition of ‘middle income’ – with Maryland boasting an average of $67,469 and Mississippi posting an appallingly low $39,078, a difference of $28,391.
Debate over the definition of middle class comes after President Obama’s State of the Union address this week. He detailed his plan [...]
How Many Minimum Wage Hours Does It Take To Afford A Two-Bedroom Apartment In Your State?
Washington: 80 Hours – TWICE as much a Full Time
New Hampshire: 106 Hours -
Connecticut: 114 Hours
NEW YORK: 136 HOURS
MARYLAND: 137 HOURS
NEW JERSEY: 138 HOURS - 98 HOURS over FULL TIME
1.4 million borrowers moved to positive equity (where homeowners owe less on their mortgage than their home is worth) in the year through the end of Q3. This is according to CoreLogic’s latest negative equity report.
But a whopping 10.7 million or 22 percent of all residential properties with mortgages were underwater by the end of Q3.
“The substantive gain in house prices made in 2012, partly due to tight inventory caused [...]
New Hampshire State Representative Cynthia Chase believes that the principles of liberty, sound money, and free markets are a threat to her state and society as a whole. Her rather unflattering viewpoints on libertarian principles stems from the growing movement known as the Free State Project.
“In the opinion of this Democrat, Free Staters are the single biggest threat the state is facing today. There is, legally, nothing we can do [...]
from CNS News:
Top Five Tax Increases Tax Increases as % of Income
#1 – New Jersey $6,933 6.82%
#2 – Maryland $7,194 6.74%
#3 – Connecticut $6,653 6.62%
#4 – Massachusetts $6,632 6.53%
#5 – New Hampshire $5,660 5.81%
Forty states would see tax increases between $3,000 and $3,999. Six states would see an increase between $4,000 and $4,999 and three would see increases between $6,000 and $6,999.
New Hampshire would be the only state to see a tax [...]
Two oil companies have agreed to pay New Hampshire $35 million to settle claims that they contaminated groundwater with gasoline.
Attorney General Michael Delaney announced Thursday that a lawsuit filed against Shell Oil Company and Sunoco, Inc., in Merrimack County Superior Court in 2003 had been settled when the companies admitted selling gasoline containing MTBE (methyl tertiary butyl ether) knowing that it would contaminate ground water supplies, Delaney [...]
Mitt Romney is ahead by a single percentage point in Ohio, according to internal polling data provided to MailOnline by a Republican party source.
Internal campaign polling completed last night by campaign pollster Neil Newhouse has Romney three points up in New Hampshire, two points up in Iowa and dead level in Wisconsin and – most startlingly – Pennsylvania.
Internal poll show Romney trailing in Nevada, reflected in a consensus among senior [...]
Sandra Fluke, the woman at the center of a media firestorm earlier this year after Rush Limbaugh called her a “slut,” spoke Saturday in front of about 10 people at the Sak ‘N Save in north Reno.
The speech was part of a daylong effort by Democrats to get Northern Nevadans to the polls on the first day of early voting.
“I’m trying to do everything I can for an election that [...]
DERRY — Touting Mitt Romney as the right choice for hard economic times, Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan urged New Hampshire voters to get out the vote on Nov. 6.
Ryan spoke to a packed gymnasium of supporters at Pinkerton Academy on Saturday morning, hitting Barack Obama on the economy and delineating a clear choice between the Romney/Ryan ticket and the current administration.
BOSTON – A small liberal arts college in western Massachusetts is offering a new scholarship to illegal immigrants.
Hampshire College officials say the endowment and scholarship will finance one student’s education every four years. The student will get at least $25,000 in scholarship annually, beginning this fall.
An estimated 65,000 illegal immigrants graduate from American high schools each year. Five to 10 percent of them apply for college.
Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/08/23/hampshire-college-in-mass-offers-illegal-immigrant-scholarship/#ixzz24TEyGCBm
GOP officials and the Mitt Romney campaign have cut a deal with Texas Rep. Ron Paul’s campaign to allow some — though not all — of Paul’s delegates from Louisiana and Massachusetts to be seated at the Republican National Convention. The status of Maine’s delegates remained unsettled.
The compromise would appear to avert a potential public clash with Paul supporters during the convention’s opening day on Monday.
Among Republican delegates descending on [...]
Borrowing Rep. Ron Paul’s presidential campaign push, Mitt Romney said Monday he thinks the Federal Reserve should face an audit.
“Very plain and simple, the answer is yes. The Federal Reserve should be accountable. We should see what they’re doing,” Mr. Romney, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, said at a town hall in New Hampshire.
Mr. Paul, the Texas congressman who is still technically in the running for the Republican nomination, though [...]
PRINCETON, NJ — A majority of voters in key 2012 election swing states say they are not better off than they were four years ago; 40% say they are better off. Swing-state voters’ assessments of their situation compared with 2008 have varied little since last fall.
The results are based on the latest USA Today/Gallup Swing States poll, conducted Aug. 6-13 with a sample of 970 registered voters in Colorado, Florida, [...]
Drudge’s exclusive says that President Barack Obama believes Mitt Romney wants to tab David Petraeus as his running mate. From Drudge:
President Obama whispered to a top fundraiser this week that he believes GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney wants to name Gen. David Petraeus to the VP slot!
“The president wasn’t joking,” the insider explains to the DRUDGE REPORT.
A Petraeus drama has been quietly building behind the scenes.
Romney is believed to have secretly met with the four-star [...]
New Hampshire Aug 6 (Reuters) – Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s most bitter rival for his party’s nomination has agreed to speak at the nominating convention in Tampa, Florida, later this month.
It’s nice to be able to avoid sales taxes sometimes. It’s a common gimmick amongst car dealers and some furniture stores to get you in the door: “We’ll pay your sales tax!”
But there are some states that actually offer holidays on sales tax. Even though it means a reduction in revenue for the states, they still line up for the sales tax holidays because consumers love them. The idea [...]
MANCHESTER — The New Hampshire businessman who appears in a Mitt Romney television ad accusing President Barack Obama of “demonizing” small business owners has gone to his local police after receiving two “harassing” telephone calls and, he says, hundreds of nasty emails.
“It’s frightening to me,” said Jack Gilchrist of Gilchrist Metal Fabricating of Hudson, who also said Thursday he received hundreds of supportive emails as well.
Gilchrist said that while “there [...]
SILVER SPRING, Md. (CBSDC) — A 58-year-old man suffered serious injuries when he was stabbed by another patron at a Silver Spring post office Thursday afternoon.
Police believe the incident occurred following a confrontation between the two shortly after 2:15 p.m. Wednesday at the post office located in the 13200 block of New Hampshire Ave.
The victim got up to the postal window, but was told he would need to fill out more [...]
9:44 a.m. | Updated FORT MYERS, Fla. – The mass shooting at a Colorado movie theater presented a challenge to both President Obama andMitt Romney, the presumptive Republican nominee, on Friday: Is it O.K. to continue campaigning in the midst of a national tragedy, and if so, how does that change the message?
Mr. Obama chose to cut short his campaign trip here and return to Washington after addressing the tragedy before the audience that came here initially expecting [...]
Mitt Romney continued his assault on President Barack Obama Tuesday by saying ‘I’m convinced he wants Americans to be ashamed of success.’
Romney and his supporters, like former New Hampshire governor John Sununu, have been attacking the President after a campaign stop in Virginia last week where Obama said that a business’ success is not solely the product of it’s employees but also the government which helped the business thrive.
‘Somebody helped [...]
While on vacation at his home on Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire Mitt Romney marched in a July 4th parade in Wolfeboro where his staff and supporters butted heads with people who were there backing President Barack Obama.
“Romney’s staff attempted to conceal Obama signs along the parade route, while Romney’s supporters in the crowd booed as the Obama campaign marched by–attempting to drown out Obama supporters who were chanting ‘Fighting [...]
The Supreme Court’s move to uphold the individual health insurance mandate in President Barack Obama’s 2010 health care overhaul as a tax means that President Barack Obama’s far-reaching law massively violates his 2008 campaign-trail pledge to not raise taxes on middle-class and poor Americans.
“I can make a firm pledge – under my plan, no family making less that $250,000 a year will see any form of tax increase,” he said [...]
DURHAM, N.H. (CBS) – An anonymous donor has agreed to pay a New Hampshire town’s extra security costs for President Barack Obama’s visit on Monday.
WBZ NewsRadio 1030?s Doug Cope reports.
Durham officials say they didn’t mean to raise a ruckus, but they didn’t have the moneybudgeted for police, fire and EMS services needed for President Obama’s visit, and the Obama for America campaign said they wouldn’t pay.
(CNSNews.com) – New York and Connecticut collected the most in state income taxes per capita in 2010, according to figures released by the Tax Foundation.
The foundation analyzed state income tax data in the 50 states and found that New York took in $1,796 on average per person, and in Connecticut, the government took in $1,616 on average per person in state income taxes.
Behind those top two were:
3. Massachusetts, $1,549 per person in income taxes
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Hormuz Attack Story – Friday, June 8, 2012
Facebook and Twitter came alive yesterday when a man in New Hampshire posted a message on his wall describing what sailors’ assigned to the USS Enterprise had told their families about an event they witnessed. These family members spread the word amongst their close friends and family relating that their spouses had witnessed an attack by jets – [...]
For women battling each other to claim the coveted crown of Miss USA, you would think they’d care to know the basics of their country.
But a hilarious quiz has revealed nearly half of the contestants quizzed on the nation’s vice president could not name him.
And most did not know the colour of the waves of grain mentioned in the song America the Beautiful - a mainstay of classrooms across the country.
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Joe Biden may not be much help to Barack Obama in key swing states this fall.
In a new USA TODAY/Gallup Poll, Americans split on whether they like or dislike the vice president – 42% said they had a favorable opinion, 45% said unfavorable – but the numbers are worse in key swing states.
In the 12 swing states likely to determine the outcome of the presidential election, only 40% of [...]
Vice President Joe Biden admitted to a group of supporters in New Hampshire this afternoon that the President would have been able help the economy “much, more” if the Tea Party hadn’t taken the House.
Biden showed the audience the Obama campaigns chart of job growth during the President’s first term in office and accused the Tea Party for stalling the recovery, because of the debt limit fight.
“I have a beautiful [...]
Vice President Joe Biden admitted to a group of supporters in New Hampshire this morning that the President would have been able help the economy “much, more” if the Tea Party hadn’t taken the House.
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