It’s Time to Drive a Stake Through the Heart of Electronic Voting Once and for All

Editor’s Note: This is an updated and expanded version of my original article on Granite State Taxpayers. Electronic voting without paper ballots is a terrible idea. It destroys confidence in election integrity and invites malfeasance. It’s time to drive a stake through the heart of electronic voting once and for all. TL;DR Why Electronic Voting … Read more

AI Will Send the Cost of Education to (Practically) Zero

ai teachers will drive the cost of education toward zero

What is the cost of an “adequate” education? The state pays approximately $3,800 per student, while the average district spends over $19,000. Several NH school districts are suing the state, alleging it fails to meet its Constitutional obligation. But what if the cost of an adequate education is (essentially) zero? TL;DR The Advent of the … Read more

Why the FITN Is Bad for New Hampshire

In NH, it’s sacrilegious (not to mention crazy) to suggest that its First In The Nation (FITN) primary is anything other than a national treasure and your sacred duty to nurture and protect. But I think we’d be far better off without its distortive influence. TL;DR – Here are 4 reasons why the FITN is … Read more

Help Wanted: CEO for Manchester School District

This article was featured as an opinion editorial in NH Union Leader and also referenced extensively in a staff editorial, School job: Manchester’s needs. With Dr. Goldhardt’s resignation, Manchester School District finds itself in the familiar role of searching for a new superintendent. Everyone is asking the right question: Why are Manchester’s superintendents chewed up … Read more

Driver’s Ed Teacher Delivers Lesson in Government Dysfunction

There are (at least) three ways government gets almost everything wrong: corruption, equating inputs with outputs, and equating credentials with expertise. This is a story about all three. This week, NH state representative Rep. Karel Crawford (R-Moultonborough), who owns a driving school, testified and voted against a bill that would curtail her business. HB1208 “authorizes … Read more

Parents Are In Charge of Education In New Hampshire

This article was featured as an opinion editorial in the NH Union Leader. A recent Washington Post editorial headline read, “Parents claim they have the right to shape their kids’ school curriculum. They don’t.” This ignited debates across social media over whether or not this was true. One side of the debate believes that public … Read more

Manchester’s Halloween Movie Franchise

This post was featured as an opinion editorial in the Union Leader on Oct-5-2021. In the Halloween movie franchise, the antagonist, Michael Myers, is “killed” no fewer than 128 times in 11 films made over the course of 44 years (1978-2022). Of course, he never truly dies. You know it. I know it. Everyone in … Read more

Manchester Tax Revaluation Calculator

The 2021 property revaluation in Manchester has dramatically altered the tax burden. This calculator will help Manchester residents estimate the impact on their tax bills. Instructions Go to the Vision Government Solutions website ( and search for your property. Plug in your previous (2021) property value and your new/current property value into the form below. … Read more

The Social Media Exodus Is a Bad Strategy

Big Tech censorship is real, it’s over the top, it’s unfair, and it’s unhealthy for the country. Conservatives, frustrated over censorship of their viewpoints, are attempting to organize a mass “exodus” from Facebook and Twitter to MeWe and Parler. While I’m sympathetic to this reaction, I have a problem with the strategy. It’s going to backfire.


Faith is killing us. I don’t mean faith in God. I mean faith in demigods. For the purposes of this article, it doesn’t matter whether you believe in God or not. If you are a person of faith, then it’s sinful to worship false gods. If you’re an atheist, it’s unreasonable. Both viewpoints work. Merriam-Webster … Read more