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Opinion

November 1, 2012

Letters to the editor

(Continued)

We are in worse shape now than we were when Obama took office, and we cannot afford to continue these failed economic policies.

Donald A. Moskowitz

Londonderry

Lamontagne’s positions too extreme

To the editor:

Gubernatorial candidate Ovide Lamontagne has an extremely radical pro-life position. He supports a law to outlaw all abortions and to punish women who have them, including victims of rape and incest.

I hope you will consider what this means if your daughter, sister, wife, friend, or a woman you have never met is forced to carry a baby after a traumatic rape. Now, please ask yourself whether you can vote for a man with such an extreme position.

We still have the right to chose and will exercise that choice. We hope that you will join us in supporting Maggie Hassan for governor.

Joy and Bill O’Connor

Londonderry

Support Guinta

for Congress

To the editor:

New Hampshire residents are concerned with the economy and putting Granite Staters back to work. Former Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter’s flailing campaign has been throwing out red herrings and shiny objects for the past month to do anything to distract you, the voter, from remembering why she lost by 12 points in 2010. Let me refresh your memory.

Carol Shea-Porter voted in favor of Obamacare which robs $716 billion from Medicare and will dramatically increase taxes on the middle-class. Shea-Porter voted for a stimulus bill which did everything in its power to reward fat-cat Democrat, special-interest Washington lobbyists. And Congresswoman Shea-Porter voted for a cap-and-trade bill which would have made energy prices even higher than they are now. Oh yes, and she also said she made no pretense of voting for and or working with members of the other party to get things done. And why was that? Because she voted with Nancy Pelosi 100 percent of the time because she believed she was right 100 percent of the time.

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