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
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
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.
Nobody asked me what the NH GOP’s biggest problem is. And few, if any, will care what I have to say. But that’s OK because I’ve been through this before in another volunteer organization and I know how change works. More on that later. In this article, I’m going to answer the following six questions … Read more