Entries by Andrew Cline

Josiah Bartlett (the original) urges spirit of goodwill

I have nothing further to recommend at this time but the cultivation of a Spirit of Unanimity and Harmony, of Candor and liberality of Sentiments among ourselves and the people at large, that while (as I trust) we are all aiming to promote the general welfare, the different Sentiments that may be Entertained of the […]

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New Hampshire’s 10-year energy strategy puts consumers first

Government energy plans too often focus on replacing consumers’ choices with those of government planners, regardless of the impact on consumers. New Hampshire’s 10 Year Energy Strategy goes in the other direction. It puts consumers first.  The new strategy is little changed from the 2018 version. Its top priorities are shrunk from 11 to 10, […]

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Will local governments pass rising costs to taxpayers?

When inflation comes for your property tax bill, will your local officials be prepared? Greed is the real cause of inflation, according to the President of the United States, progressive senators and left-wing activists.  You, simple American selling driftwood sculptures on the roadside to cover gas money, are merely the victim of corporations who greedily […]

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A small shot of relief for N.H. brewers this year

If relief from burdensome regulations could be measured in pint glasses, this year’s relief for New Hampshire’s beer industry wouldn’t fill a 2 oz flight glass.  New Hampshire alcohol laws are a twisted knot of post-Prohibition restrictions pocked with favoritism and special protections for incumbent players. Reforms come slowly and gradually. This year, Granite State […]