June 8, 2013
Stopping Internet Trolls - It's Easy!
I started this blog in the late spring of 2009. But it didn't take long for a troll or two to stop by to mix things up.
June 5, 2013
NH Regional Planning Commissions
New Hampshire is like many states. They have regional planning commissions (RPCs). New Hampshire has nine.
May 15, 2013
Copyright and Government Websites
In a recent Fire Pit post, I mentioned how I chuckled at the copyright notice on one of the University of New Hampshire subsidiary websites, NH Listens.
May 11, 2013
Granite State Futures New Hampshire Business Review
On April 19, 2013 the New Hampshire Business Review published a column about the Granite State Future. It was fairly well researched by the reporter Kathleen Callahan, but as with many newspaper articles not everything makes it into the article for any number of reasons. I suggest you read the article before you go much further.
Delphi Technique and NH Listens - You Judge
As you might expect, I have different alerts set up to notify me when new information is published on the Internet. It might be articles, videos, just about anything. To set up an alert service on Bing, just type Bing News Alerts into Bing.com and follow the directions.
May 3, 2013
DoubleSpeak - Tell the Truth, You're Pro-Abortion
Doublespeak came from the classic book 1984---not exactly, but it is attributed to George Orwell. The left manipulates words. They find ones suitable for the public consumption. Words that will not offend, but instead put a positive spin on something that is a negative.
December 18, 2012
Moultonborough, NH Charrette and Plan NH
Last night I attended a meeting in the Moultonborough, NH Public Library Meeting Room. The event was the unveiling of the report of the findings and suggestions regarding the long-range planning charrette that was conducted during the summer of 2012 by Plan NH, an organization that says they do "Visioning for Sustainable Communities". If you're a soccer fan, that should be the first yellow card you see.
October 22, 2012
NH Listens and the Delphi Technique
NH Listens is a "civic engagement initiative" of the Carsey Institute of the University of New Hampshire. Have you ever heard that phrase before to describe something? I know I've not.
October 16, 2012
Black Panthers Honored in Winston-Salem
Winston-Salem seems to think that the Black Panthers are now a real respectable group. Yes you read correctly. The group that made a film called, "Off The Pig." I don't think they were referring to farm animals!
September 29, 2012
The U.S. Drone War
Do you advocate the use of predator drones in the Mideast? A new video may make you feel a little uncomfortable about targets chosen by President Obama and his administration.