New Hampshire’s Paranoia Over Gambling

“Hypocrisy is the most difficult vice man can pursue”
W. Somerset Maugham
 Once again New Hampshire’s forces of law and order have rallied their troops to protect the public from itself.  In these latest crusades, many of the state’s law enforcement resources have been squandered in trying to stamp out what may …

Gambling On The People

“Liberty has never come from the Government”
Woodrow Wilson
The Video Gambling showdown being held at New Hampshire’s legislative corral is yet another example of unnecessary governmental intrusion into decisions which should be left in the unfettered domain of individual citizens.
Drawing its line in the sands of this emotional issue are those …

The Danger Of Expediency

“Those who give a little liberty to gain a little freedom, deserve neither!”
George Santayana
In an effort to protect the public from itself and frustrated by an inability to eradicate the world’s oldest profession, Manchester’s police, its mayor and aldermen and two state reps have turned to state government to …

A State Of Hypocrisy

“A conservative government is an organized hypocrisy”
Two headlines in this morning’s [New Hampshire] Union Leader bring into clear focus both the boldfaced hypocrisy as well as a lack of priorities of set by our governmental institutions.
In the first instance, we were fed yet another episode in the continuing saga of …