Girard Op Ed: Democrats and D’Allesandro can’t dodge their records

The article below was written for the Union Leader and was published there on August 19 2022.   RECENTLY, STATE Sen. Lou D’Allesandro (D-Manchester) co-authored a fairytale in which he and Sen. Suzanne Prentiss (D-Lebanon) attributed the state’s $430 million...

NH stood tall at Gettysburg–Why that should matter today

During my family vacation last week, we spent a day at Gettysburg.  Being a bit of a Civil War buff, I could have easily spent the entire week there.  It was breathtaking.  (Please note that my photos of the monuments are at the end of this post.) After an all too...

What I would do about NH’s highest in the nation energy prices

Even before the recent price spikes caused by the Biden Administration’s actions to curtail domestic energy production, our state’s energy prices were among the highest in the nation.  This is, in no small part, a result of state made decisions about...

The assault on crisis pregnancy centers

In what can only be termed a bizarre consequence of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, pro-abortion politicians here in New Hampshire and across the nation have attacked, of all things, crisis pregnancy centers.  The centers, which provide...

West Side residents pan community center proposal

Tonight, I went to my old stomping ground at Parkside Middle School (Class of 1983) for a neighborhood meeting about a proposed $17 million community center focused on “serving children and families.”  The cafeteria was packed with neighborhood residents...

How I see the abortion issue

I know women who have had abortions and men who’ve paid for them.  The vast majority of them have become pro-Life and struggle restlessly with their decision to either end or facilitate the end of their pre-born child’s life. The tragedy they live with...