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Letter: Ardinger will change narrative

Friday, July 25, 2014

Kass Ardinger is my candidate in the Democratic primary for state senator. I ask that you consider her as your candidate – Dan Feltes supporters as well! Her views and positions are clearly stated at KassArdingerforNHSenate.com. Why? The current narrative surrounding politics is one of disenchantment, one of the inability to get things done, one where working across party lines for the good of all has been abandoned and one … 0

Letter: A chance to walk the talk

Friday, July 25, 2014

Regarding “A garden for those lost” (Monitor article, July 6): Because we would never think to talk about such a touchy topic as mental illness around the dinner table, much less admit to ourselves that we might need to make an appointment with a psychiatrist, let it be know that left untreated, mental illnesses often end in suicide. Just as cancer was once … 0

Letter: The downside of technology

Friday, July 25, 2014

Change! It is evident that the world is changing. In some cases it is good, but sometimes it is not. Where will the youth of today be five or 10 years from now? Their education is based around computers. If you were to take a computer or iPhone away from them, where would they be? How many times have I checked out at … 0

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Monitor Board of Contributors: Truth and context were early casualties in Gaza conflict

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

As I walked around Main Street during Concord’s recent Market Days celebration, I didn’t know whether to laugh or cry when I saw a handwritten protest message on a piece of cardboard at the booth of the Palestinian … 13

Letter: Obama’s unlawful orders

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

When we read about and see the crisis on our southern border, it should bring into focus the writings of noted liberal historian Arthur Schlesinger, who outlined the “extreme danger to liberty posed by lawless executive overreach.” He was writing at the time of Richard Nixon. In our … 7

Letter: Questionable spin

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Israel bombs a neighborhood, kills children and it’s the Palestinians’ fault for not leaving their homes. What an Orwellian twist. Long live Hamas. JAMES SCHULER Weare … 5

Letter: The carbon solution

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

I thank Walter Carlson for his clear explanation of global warming science (Monitor Forum, July 16). He told it like it is without mincing words. I wish he hadn’t left us with all the knowledge and no solutions. There is a superb solution: carbon fee and dividend. By … 6

Letter: Wrong about Ardinger

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

It appears that Elaine Kellerman holds strong personal opinions on certain public matters that may or may not have relevance to the upcoming District 15 Senate race (Monitor letters, July 16). She is wrong in her information about the school board’s acquisition of Concord residences that made way … 2

Letter: Feltes has my vote

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

As an attorney working primarily in the area of health law and as a small business owner, I will gladly cast my vote for Dan Feltes for state senator of District 15 on Sept. 9. Dan appreciates that providing access to health care is critical to economic growth … 1

Letter: Shea-Porter knows key to creating job growth

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter is a friend of small business. She introduced the Reward and Encourage New Business Act, a bill to permanently double the tax deduction for new businesses to $10,000. This is the right way to help both businesses and employment. According to the Washington Post, job … 1

Letter: Shaheen is a fighter

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen has proven she listens to the women of New Hampshire and fights to make sure they get the care they deserve. As governor, she signed into law a contraception mandate that had broad bipartisan support. Shaheen understands the importance of preventative care, as it has … 1

Letter: Raise the diesel tax

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Your editorial on a long-term fix for the federal highway fund focuses on the impossible and the silly (Sunday Monitor Opinion, July 13). We have a problem, and it needs a quick solution. However, you propose to use general funds “paid for” by eliminating tax credits for the … 9

Letter: Ardinger is a steady voice

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

I know Kass Ardinger will work hard on behalf of her constituents in particular and for the state in general. She will be thoughtful about what comes before the Senate and will look ahead to accomplish the best outcomes. Her work on behalf of hungry families and her … 0