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Slippery political terms during the 2016 campaign

Conservatism or exclusionism? At this time of the national conventions, I've been trying to understand what "conservative" really means. I know the Republicans are said … Full story    
Published:  July 24, 2016

Familiar Republican name backing Clinton

Over 100 years ago, Edmund Burke said, "The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." So here … Full story    
Published:  July 24, 2016

Van McLeod stood for the arts scene in Nashua, as well as the state

Winston Churchill is credited with many pithy sayings in his lifetime. Many of them are accurate, some are not, and some ... we'll never know … Full story    
Published:  July 24, 2016

Please, Pokemon Go ... Away!

If you thought this year was a little crazy because of the elections or the many acts of violence, you would be wrong. There is … Full story    
Published:  July 17, 2016

United Way, Children’s Home assist Nashua’s children

The purpose of this column is to provide Telegraph readers with topics that align with United Way's mission to fight for the health, education, and … Full story    
Published:  July 17, 2016

We expect elected officials to put aside petty differences.

The scourge that is the heroin and opioid crisis does not care whether you are rich or poor. Those who need access to affordable health … Full story    
Published:  July 17, 2016

It was a shame that eminent domain bill didn’t pass.

For months we listened to the strong voices of property owners who opposed the Kinder Morgan Pipeline, which would have traveled through 70 miles of … Full story    
Published:  July 17, 2016

On the subject on class reunions and social media

I've never been a huge fan of class reunions, but it's sometimes cool to years later reconnect with people you spent some of your formative … Full story    
Published:  July 10, 2016

Yes, all lives matter, but really, #BlackLivesMatter

#BlackLivesMatter. Yes, all lives matter, but really, #BlackLivesMatter. Because white Americans have not been subject to the institutional racism that was mixed into the mortar … Full story    
Published:  July 10, 2016

NH is committed to video arraignments

This is in reply to "Courts not saving on video arraignments" (Telegraph, July 5). As Chief Justice of the Judicial Branch, I am concerned that … Full story    
Published:  July 10, 2016

NH education pilot program working

Why is the NH Scholars program so important? In order to answer the question, you must know what the scholars program is. In 2007, six … Full story    
Published:  July 7, 2016

Zika cools any Olympic fever

This past Wednesday, mutilated body parts were found on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janerio, close to the site of the volleyball arena being built … Full story    
Published:  July 3, 2016

Keep guns away from terrorists

As we grapple with the aftermath of the worst terrorist attack on our soil since 9/11, where an individual who pledged allegiance to ISIS purchased … Full story    
Published:  June 27, 2016

An inspiration for Nashua

Many of you who read The Telegraph already know that Nashua has a growing Indian-American and south Asian population within our city. Since the late … Full story    
Published:  June 26, 2016

Feds could make assisted living care worse in NH

For relying upon Medicaid to pay for their assisted living care, the federal government is poised to make a care crisis worse - particularly in … Full story    
Published:  June 26, 2016

Backbone or bankruptcy in Washington?

Chicago, Puerto Rico and Greece show what will happen if Washington politicians continue put pork and crony capitalism above fiscal responsibility. For seven years now, … Full story    
Published:  June 26, 2016

New Hampshire needs to get back to more personal responsibility

We live in a world in which common sense is taking a back seat to political correctness. We avoid hard truths and instead seek political … Full story    
Published:  June 21, 2016

Homelessness in the Gate City

The issue of homelessness is pretty well hidden away in Nashua - at least to people who haven't given the subject much thought. The reported … Full story    
Published:  June 19, 2016

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