The Soapbox

Ideology is a poor substitute for budget math

Saturday, August 29, 2015 Carol Robidoux 0

One of the main problems, and a primary factor in Governor Hassan’s veto, is that the Republican majority in the legislature is trying to push an ideological tax cut that would have an enormous impact on the budget’s future, and seriously hurt our ability to fund the state going into the 2020s. The problem isn’t just about what these needless cuts will do now, it’s about what they’ll still be doing a decade from now.
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Opinion

Make the rest of your life the best of your life

Saturday, July 11, 2015 Carol Robidoux 0

When I look back over the last 55 years I do think the quantity of my years are behind me, but certainly not the quality of my years. In fact, I am incredibly grateful to be exactly where I am at today – emotionally and spiritually, at least. Physically I have issues that I didn’t have in my younger years, but that’s part of the mileage. However, I haven’t given up on my physical self and am determined to keep working on the things I can change/improve so that I can really enjoy the rest of my journey here on Planet Earth. READ MORE

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