Seacoast Region Candidate Suggestions for 11-5-13 City Election

UPDATE: Click here for the 2013 city election results https://nhseacoastliberty.wordpress.com/2013/11/10/2013-seacoast-region-city-election-results

Here some possible Seacoast Region Candidate Suggestions via the New Hampshire Freedom blog for the city elections on Tuesday, 11-5-13. Please consider doing your own research if possible, telling your friends and voting on Tuesday.

Dover – someone else made possible recommendations in the comments section of the above mentioned blog.

Jack D. Thorsen City Council Portsmouth (At Large)
More info: http://www.cityofportsmouth.com/cityclerk/voteinfo.htm

Fred Leonard Rochester Mayor
Tom Kaczynski City Council Rochester Ward 1
Dave Cope City Council Rochester Ward 2
Don Hamann City Council Rochester Ward 4
Kathy Dunton School Committeeman Rochester (At Large)
Ray Turner School Committeeman Rochester Ward 2
More info: http://www.rochesternh.net/Public_Documents/RochesterNH_Clerk/index

Matt Spencer Somersworth Mayor
More info: http://www.somersworth.com/municipal-election/

Regional NH House Budget Hearing – Rochester 3-18-13 at 5:00-8:00PM

This month there will be 5 regional NH House hearings on the next NH state budget. This is your chance to show up and say that you are against the proposed gas tax increase, the cigarette tax increase, the overall budget increase and that you want to see the budget CUT so that government SHRINKS. Bring a friend and show up. Speak out for smaller government and make a difference.

ROCHESTER, Monday, March 18 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Rochester Community Center, 150 Wakefield Street, Rochester, New Hampshire
Facebook event link https://www.facebook.com/events/519223271469459/

Other Regional Hearings:
CONCORD, March 7 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. in Rep’s Hall at the State House
WHITEFIELD, Monday, March 11 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at White Mountains Regional High School, 127 Regional Road, Whitefield
NASHUA, Monday, March 11 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Nashua Community  College, 505 Amherst Street, Nashua
CLAREMONT, Monday, March 18 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Sugar River Valley Regional Technical Center, 111 South Street, Claremont

Pork Roast!!!

When:  August 29, 2009 @ 11am

Where:  Rochester, New Hampshire Fairgrounds

Sponsored by the New Hampshire Advantage Coalition, The 9.12 Project, Coalition of New Hampshire Taxpayers & Cornerstone Policy Research and many others.  This event will bring taxpayers and fellow patriots together to hear from speakers on the dangers of local spending, nationalized health care, national cap and trade schemes, as well as state and federal budget analysis.

The event is $10 per ticket or $25 per family of four.

You may obtain your ticket from Tom Hudson …or via the New Hampshire Advantage website.

For additional details, please visit the New Hampshire Advantage Coalition website.

New Hampshire Room & Meal Tax

Earlier this week Mayor Guinta of Manchester spoke at the Rochester Concerned Taxpayers monthly meeting.  During his speech, he stated that Governor Lynch’s budget changes the distribution of the rooms and meals tax so that the State keeps all the revenue.  This will of course force the cities to raise the property taxes.

1 Year Later…

Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it. – Thomas Paine: The American Crisis, No. 4, 1777

In January 2008, a group of liberty lovers from the Seacoast drove to Concord to be trained on the NHLA bill review process.  On the way to the event, I brought up that we should start a group to continue the momentum of the recent presidential primary.  After the training, another individual was there from the seacoast who suggested the same idea; that evening back at my house New Hampshire Seacoast Liberty was started.

Upon the formation of SeaL, we discussed that we did not want a formal organizational structure; people would do as they saw fit and we would support their cause as long as it moved freedom in a positive direction.

During the past twelve months, we have grown from a few to over one hundred members; of which a majority of our members have been active in one fashion or another.  The events have been numerous and we have had so many great accomplishments.  While I will not list all of our accomplishments, I would be remissed not to list a few:

As the new year dawns and SeaL celebrates it’s first anniversary the discussion of goals naturally arises.  Our goal is simple and will remain to be so: spreading liberty and freedom, one community at a time.  The tactics to achieve this are up to each individual and are implemented through, a purely voluntary effort.  If you want to distribute copies of Freedom to Fasicm on April 15 by your local Post Office, run for office, get involved in FIJA, etc. then simply execute your task and our mission will be achieved.  It’s that simple.

I wish to thank everyone that has been supportive to the cause of advancing liberty, not only here in the Seacoast region of New Hampshire, but across the state, country and world.  Thank you.

Maybe I did well and maybe I led the battle but nobody ever said we were going to win this thing at any point in time. Eternal vigilance is required and there have to be people who step up to the plate, who believe in liberty, and who are willing to fight for it. – Milton Friedman

Put tax dollars back in the private sector

Another great letter to the editor by a member of New Hampshire Seacoast Liberty, Suzanne Hudson.  Here’s a brief excerpt:

If government can function without these 40 people in its employ now, one must question why they came to be employed in the first place. And if it can function without these 40 on a county level, imagine how many tens of thousands we could manage to exist without across the board.

Rochester: Tax & Spending Cap Passes

Great news!

With 70% of the vote, the Rochester taxpayers sent the message loud and clear that we want smaller government and less spending. This overwhelming mandate gives the City Council and the city manager clear direction from the people – no more irresponsible use of the taxpayer’s money.

Click here for more from the Rochester Concerned Taxpayers.