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My Democratic Town Hall experience helped me to feel confident in the two strong, dedicated, and passionate individuals headed into primary season. I just hope our next president is one of them. READ MORE
Before you allow the media, big business interests, misinformed colleagues and personal connections, dissuade you from voting for Bernie Sanders by using the “S” word inaccurately, please ask yourself, “Why are these countries capable of providing college education, free healthcare, and proper incentive for entrepreneurialism/ingenuity and be socialists? Why can’t the U.S.? How do we head in the right direction for ourselves and future generations? READ MORE
If I am going to hell for supporting Bernie Sanders over Hillary Clinton, I will save seats for Mrs. Albright and Ms. Steinem. Their condemnation of our young sisters surely gained both of them admission as well. READ MORE
The things I’ve cited here are only the tip of the iceberg. It’s all out there, if you do a little digging. Campaign finance reform is needed now more than ever. Billionaires will continue to destroy America in their efforts to increase profits. READ MORE
As we begin presidential primary season I would like to share some final thoughts before the voting begins. I would humbly ask that you consider these comments, regardless of who you’re leaning toward at the moment. READ MORE
Edmond Burke once wrote, “Those who do not know history are doomed to repeat it.” Donald Trump is building his entire candidacy for President on fear, a complete lack of historical knowledge, and a failure to understand the basics of our Constitution. READ MORE
We need to take seriously the public health aspect of opiate addiction and overdose. Instead of focusing on filling more jail cells, we should commit to making more health resources available to those who need them. At the end of the day, drug addiction is solely a medical issue. I have been proud to work with my legislative colleagues here in New Hampshire to tackle these issues in a rational, compassionate way, and urge our representatives in Congress to do the same.