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Rep. Robert Fisher on the hot seat after being ID’d as Red P…

Rep. Robert Fisher on the hot seat after being ID’d as Red Pill founder

By MICHAEL KITCH, LACONIA DAILY SUN LACONIA — The Daily Beast reported on Tuesday that Robert Fisher, a Republican member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives who represents the city of Laconia and town of Belmont, founded and contributes to "The Red Pill," a popular online forum extolling men's rights and denigrating feminism in blatantly misogynistic terms. Before the day was out, officials of the New Hampshire Democratic Party were calling on Fisher to resign his... Read more

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Letters

Nice to see so many new female letter writers in The Sun

To The Daily Sun, I was glad to read the many new letters to the editor by new female writers! A woman has many thoughts and feelings. I find their moods change according to their needs, feelings are happy and sad, filled with a need to embrace self esteem and strength. Colors and attire denote our female and male politicians, and express their self image. Men and women denote their moods, colors are prominent, men express... Read more

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Announcements

Indie Rockers Carbon Leaf springs into Plymouth on May 5

Indie Rockers Carbon Leaf springs into Plymouth on May 5

PLYMOUTH — The Flying Monkey Performance Center presents Carbon Leaf on Friday, May 5, at 7:30 p.m. Carbon Leaf is known by legions of loyal fans as DIY indie rockers with energetic live shows. Me & My Brother will open the show. Tickets for this show start at $25.With 23 years together and 12 studio albums, the polish, precision and maturity is palpable in the Virginia-based alt-country indie rock band's sound, which spans from rocky-pop... Read more

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Obituaries

Francis T. Baker Sr., 83

Francis T. Baker Sr., 83

  Francis T. Baker Sr., 83 WINTER HAVEN, Fla. — Francis T. Baker Sr. died peacefully in his sleep on Friday, April 21, 2017. He was born Dec. 29, 1933, in Scituate, Mass. He is survived by the love of his life, Mary Baker; his sons, Butch Baker (daughter-in-law Kathy Baker), Nathaniel Baker and Sage Baker; daughters, Diane Dame, Brenda Ganong, Judi Richard, Bobbi-Jo Baker, Heather Caissey, Mercedes Kosbab and Ashlie Sanchez. He had 19 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. He... Read more

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Calendar of Events

4-25-17 Calendar

Library Events Events at Gilford Public Library: Fiber Friends, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Social Bridge, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Vacation Movie - "Sing," 2 to 4 p.m.; Beginner Cheese-Making, 5 to 6 p.m.; Nightly Knitters, 6 to 8 p.m.; Talk on History of Hermit Woods Winery, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. For details call 603-524-6042. Coffee and Conversation, Belmont Public Library, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. For details call 603-267-8331. Adult Movie Night - "A Man Called Ove... Read more

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Columns

Froma Harrop - What it means to be truly liberal on abortion

Donald Trump has mastered the authoritarian act, and that's how he attracted his brigade of humble followers. Some on the left seem to envy this ability to force obedience through threats and attacks. But that approach doesn't work on issue-oriented voters, doubly so on matters requiring nuance. Abortion is one such issue. Thus, one cannot fathom the ongoing crusade by abortion rights activists to crush Heath Mello, a moderate Democrat running for mayor of Omaha. NARAL... Read more

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