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Leave the Lord out of your Trump praise, he's tired of your abuse

To The Daily Sun,

You are correct, you did not do any research on Matthew Sheppard. That was a shame you did not know about how he died or lived. You could have, but you chose not too.

His mother spoke on the behalf of her deceased son, who was openly gay because of what Donald has had to say about the gay community, and on a few occasions, publicly. She was defending her son and his memory as any good parent would do. Why should she favor a candidate who lessons her sons way of life and others. Was he killed because he was gay and had sexual relationships with one of his killers who perhaps was confused by his own sexuality? Was it because they believed he had a large sum of drug money on him? Was it both? Who knows the truth. None of us were there and should not assume.

As far as you saying I think, or was implying, your a "hick,ignorant, or a bigot" because you voted for Trump, that was your interpretation. If I have something to say, trust me I will say it very clearly.

As for your turtle saga. The official authorities investigated the situation and they, based on their experience and knowledge, said the turtle was fine. Your letters you wrote in clearly state you feel it is being "abused," not me. And I love the way you just toss out the address and name of the shop to try to drum up more attention,classic.

And finally leave the Lord out of your Trump praises. He is tired of the abuse. And maybe that light over Donald is just a UFO looking to return its leader back to base.

Have a happy day and I'm done.

Denise C. Burke
Gilford

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Plymouth has a tax free motel with 4,000 guests every day

To The Daily Sun,

Well once again, the true residents of many New Hampshire communities have had their vote nullified. This determined action, usually every presidential election, is done by tens of thousands of out-of-state college students.

There is a serious flaw in the New Hampshire laws, that allow people who just domicile here, even on a temporary basis, to register and vote as if they actually reside here. There is a huge difference. To reside in a state and community, you have a firm financial commitment and one would expect, a desire for the state/community to thrive through good governance, and your presence for years to come.

College students only sleep here, because they have to, to attend daily classes. For the most part, their true commitment lies in their home state. Just drive through any college parking lot, mostly out-of-state license plates.

I live in Plymouth, a college town, where the student population exceeds the actual taxpaying residents, 2-to-1. I strongly object that they have equal rights to pick my state senator, rep, governor, selectman, dog catcher if it's an elected position. When I look at the voting of neighboring towns, that have only residents voting, its usually Republicans that win. Yes, the residents of Plymouth would also show much higher Republican tallies, if it were not for the dilution of their intent, by the out-of-state liberal students.

And to make it even worse, the college does not even pay us residents property taxes, yet we have to fund and man a police department and fire department to support the "needs" of 4,000 extra non taxpaying people that are domiciled here. It's like a tax free motel with 4,000 guests every day.

All attempts to right this wrong, have been previously thwarted due to Democratic governors and or legislators, ACLU, and other lobbyists who want to continue the undue Democratic ruling class. The wish of the people be damned.

I sincerely hope that a residency requirement to vote locally can pass in New Hampshire, now that we have a Republican House, Senate, and finally governor. I call upon all like-minded New Hampshire citizens, who want a true and fair New Hampshire vote to occur, to support said effort.

Gene Ronikier
Plymouth

 

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