Day: June 24, 2015

Women’s World Cup Soccer

by Mike Moffett Weirs Times Columnist As this is written, the USA women’s soccer national team awaits its June 22 match with Colombia in the World Cup “knock-out” round of 16. Canada is hosting the tournament—accurately billed as the greatest women’s sports competition of all time. Suddenly, mainstream American sports fans are getting to know

Vetoing Local Control

by Ken Gorrell, Weirs Times Contributing Writer Rarely does a politician provide a glimpse into her foundational beliefs more revealing than Gov. Maggie Hassan’s veto of House Bill 603 last week. Hassan vetoed local control. She decided that NH parents and students are mere means to an end, and that federal moneymen, Big Education, and

A Hairy Situation

As nauseating as it is, we are already in full swing into the next presidential campaign season here in New Hampshire. As always happens, promises will be made and mud will be slung and television and radio stations will reap the benefits of getting paid to run countless hours of repetitious advertisements that, in the