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Hassan & Hillary: Dems aren't the only liars bu they're good at it

To The Daily Sun,

Just heard the ad for Maggie Hassan.

Wow, she balanced the budget and brought business into the state. Too bad it isn't true.

She did not watch her spending and the Legislature had to come up with the money. As a matter of fact, her first year in office she overspent what was budgeted and wanted the Legislature to raise taxes. She submitted huge budgets that would increase taxes. It was the conservative legislature that brought her spending into what our state could afford without increasing taxes.

Her answer to the drug problem was long-range. The Legislature had to come back to do what they wanted to do in the first place.

I heard once before she was a great politician, and I guess she is.

I do not know who the Republican candidate will be. However, whoever it is, has to be better than Maggie.

Hillary just said FBI director said she was truthful. No, no, no, Hillary. He did not say you were truthful. The Washington Post gave you four Pinocchios for your statement.

The FBI did not say you were truthful, but did not have evidence that you were lying.

Hillary did email classified material and it was classified when she sent it, not classified later as she claims. Anyone else would be prohibited from obtaining security clearance, and she is running for president with top security clearance.

Hillary, you lied when you said you only wanted to use one communication device when you actually used many.

You lied when you told the American people and the families of the dead at Benghazi that it was because of a video when you knew it was terrorists. Terrorists that your department probably gave them the weapons.

I am not saying the Democrats are the only liars ... just a lot better at lying.

Linda Riley

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Don't vote for greater concentration of power at county level; I support Jonathan Smolin

To The Daily Sun,

Let's set the record straight.

I have been privileged to serve the citizens and residents of Belknap County District 2 in the New Hampshire House for six years, and I have served residents of the Lakes Region in my insurance business for many more years. And anyone who has dealt with me in any of my roles knows of my personal integrity.

Unfortunately, Belknap County Commissioner DeVoy has apparently been afflicted with a vivid imagination arising out of his lust for power over the delegation, as evidenced by his letter in the August 9 Sun. The so-called smear team meeting described by Mr. DeVoy never happened. That is a fact.

I do support the election of Jonathan Smolin to the Belknap County Commission in place of the current holder of that office, who claims to be seeking "re-election" when in fact he was never elected by the voters of Belknap County, but rather was merely appointed to fill a vacancy on the commission. This is not a smear — it is fact.

I do not believe that decisions regarding the expenditure of tax monies by the county commissioners deal with their own money — it is "our" tax money they deal with, and the county commission does not itself generate any of its own funds; they spend taxpayer money. That is a fact.

I trust that the voters of Belknap County will not be deceived into voting for more concentration of power over our tax dollars when they elect the next county commissioner.

George Hurt
New Hampshire State Representative
Belknap County District 2


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