Banned books can build bridges | Weekly

Click to enlarge As my parents were walking down a street in China, a man crept up to my mother and asked if they had any Bibles. He explained in accented English that some Americans took Bibles to give away in that communist country. My family is a pig farmer in Illinois and over the … Read more

The Worrying Rise of Banned Books | Columnist

The American Library Association, which knows a lot about lending, has learned from other great causes and announced this Banned Books Week. This is good news, as any hint of censorship should be taken seriously. Civilization hangs in the balance, but free speech is critical to its survival.in his Not yet banned Cormac McCarthy, author … Read more

Byron Williams: The story behind an ill-timed tweet | Columnist

In To Kill a Mockingbird, there is a poignant moment when Atticus Finch says to his daughter Scooter: “Unless you think about it from a human point of view, You never really get to know a person.” Atticus’ cautionary tale applies to those who attack and defend Carnegie Mellon University professor Uju Anya’s recent remarks … Read more

Sir John Hayes says possible prime minister Liz Truss needs to look to the future and unite the British people

In his latest House column Hayes, MP Sir John Hayes suggested it was time to put the past behind him. In his masterpiece The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald summed up that we are all little boats fighting the tide, “going back and forth”. Fitzgerald’s understanding of the superficial appeal to boycott fashion trends is … Read more

Matt Lawnmowers ready for rematch with Chris Pappas

Seacoast Current invites every candidate in the Republican primary for a 10- to 15-minute “live taped” unedited interview with Dan Alexander and SNHU Civic Scholar and the founder of NH political capital Dean Spiliotes. Candidate Russell Prescott’s campaign did not respond to Seacoast Current’s invitation. Seacoast Current’s first CD candidate interview If Tim Baxter calls … Read more

Sununu calls on Biden to apologize for MAGA fascist remarks

Gov. Chris Sununu says President Joe Biden should apologize for his closed-door remarks at a Democratic fundraiser that Republicans back Donald Trump’s “Let America Great Again” philosophy is like half-fascism. “What we’re seeing right now is either the beginning of an extreme MAGA philosophy, or a death knell,” Biden said at the reception, according to … Read more

“Again putting America and New Hampshire first”

Seacoast Current invites every candidate in the Republican primary for a 10- to 15-minute “live taped” unedited interview with Dan Alexander and SNHU Civic Scholar and founder of NH political capital Dean Spiliotes. Seacoast Current’s first CD candidate interview Of the three candidates in the Republican first congressional district primary where the Trump administration works, … Read more

Tim Baxter — “Rock Solid Conservative” from the first CD

Seacoast Current invites every candidate in the Republican primary for a 10- to 15-minute “live taped” unedited interview with Dan Alexander and SNHU Civic Scholar and founder of NH political capital Dean Spiliotes. State Rep. Tim Baxter (R-Rockingham, 20) considers himself the “rock-solid conservative” and most accessible of the Republicans’ first congressional district primary. There’s … Read more

How will your student loans be forgiven?

Now that President Joe Biden has announced the cancellation of up to $20,000 in student loans, what’s the next step in getting forgiveness? Biden’s plan would provide debt cancellation for up to $20,000 in debt cancellation for Pell Grant recipients on loans held by the Department of Education, and up to $10,000 in debt for … Read more

Sununu: AG, Biden ‘idiot’ didn’t anticipate Trump’s search response

Gov. Chris Sununu says the search for former President Donald Trump’s Florida home is political if not anticipated by President Joe Biden and Attorney General Merrick Garland Yes, that’s one of several topics his section discusses, and they’re “idiots.” FBI agents searched Trump’s Mar-a-Lago mansion on Aug. 8 as part of an investigation into classified … Read more