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Shadow government is being funded to strangle Trump administration

To The Daily Sun,

Why oh why can't the GOP fight for their leaders as tenaciously as the Democrats do? Jeff Sessions is one of the finest senators this country has had for decades now and he will be a fantastic Attorney General. First the Democrats tried to paint Jeff as a racist, though a quick search of his work reveals that he has been a vigilant fighter for racial equality.

Now they want him to resign as Attorney General because he spoke to "mother Russia" as a congressional leader, something all members of congress do. There is no charge that the Russians had anything to do with the voting results of this election. After all, did Hillary not win the popular vote as the Democrats endlessly remind us? The Democrats are just angry that the Russians leaked Podesta emails that put Hillary in a negative light.

Now suddenly, the Democrats are screaming "The Russians are coming, the Russians are coming." So anyone in the Trump administration who spoke to a Russian before the election is committing some sort of political crime. Did Sessions sell uranium to Russia or run guns into Mexico as did Eric Holder? He did not pull a Loretta Lynch and discreetly meet with Bill Clinton the day before the questioning of his wife by the FBI. Subsequently, the FBI gave Hillary a get-out-of-jail-free card.

Let's investigate a real scandal with mother Russia by looking into why U.S. owned Uranium One sold its assets to mother Russia. That had to be approved by the state department because uranium is a strategic asset. Uranium One gave $2.35 million to the William Jefferson Clinton Foundation. Bill Clinton also received a half billion dollars from a Russian bank involved with Uranium One. It was, believe it or not, the New York Times that reported Secretary Clinton agreeing to sell 20 percent of U.S. uranium production to Putin. The Times got this information from Peter Schweizer's exhaustively researched book, "Clinton Cash: The Untold Story of How and Why Foreign Governments and Businesses Helped Make Bill and Hillary Rich." Yes, I do have that book and what the Clinton crime family has gotten away with is enough to make one vomit.

The progressive left, including George Soros and the Obama Shadow government, which now includes Valerie Jarrett, is ferociously trying to defend Obama's horrendous legacy. Oh how they fear that Trump might be successful with job creation, health care, foreign affairs, national defense and yes, even inner city education and reducing the violent deaths of black youths. Yes I know, it just doesn't sound very liberal minded, does it?

David Horowitz came from the same Communist background as did Barack Obama and knows that this shadow government is being funded to strangle the Trump administration and that it has already trained over 30,000 agitators to disrupt town hall meetings and the democratic process, under the umbrella called, "Organizing for Action". From leftist billionaires to street thugs, overthrowing the American way and the possibility of Trump being able to create a thriving country is their ultimate goal. The subversion used to stall the confirmation hearings is a prime example of their nefarious efforts to prevent Trump from carrying out his promises to the nation.

David Horowitz says the GOP must mock this witch hunt effort to go after Jeff Sessions and they must not back down and they should prosecute the leakers. Tammy Bruce says Trump must get rid of every Obama appointee and hire as soon as humanly possible. Speaking of vomiting, "upchuck Schumer" is in charge of these confirmation hearings and he must be convinced to do his job or else there will be serious repercussions. Yes, Trump and the GOP better get ahead of the curve and go on the offensive and do so in a tenacious manner. I am so angry at the antics of the Democrats and the left that I could spit nails! It is time for the GOP to unite and fight.

Russ Wiles
Tilton

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No reason to deny these basic civil rights to transgender people

To The Daily Sun,

We're having the wrong debate about HB-478, the "Transgender bathroom bill."

As a state legislator, it's my job to read and understand what effects bills may have in context of the existing law and culture. What I uncovered changes the entire debate and implications of the controversial "transgender bathroom bill" HB-478.

I've consulted with a number of legal professionals, the House legislative research team, and the NH Commission for Human Rights. What I've learned is surprising. I could not find any statute or law requiring men or women to use their own respective bathrooms. For instance, it's not unusual for a janitor to simply knock before going into the opposite sex's bathroom to clean. No police officers are waiting for them when they come out.

Although there is no law determining who is allowed in which bathroom, most establishments traditionally have policies to restrict each sex to their respective bathrooms. HB-478 seeks to add "gender-identity" to the list of protected classes that cannot be discriminated against.

So does that mean the transgender bill will open the flood gates for non-trans people looking to exploit the new law for their own perverse ends?

My research says no. And not for the reasons one might think.

The statute as it is written already prohibits discrimination based on sex – but our bathrooms are still segregated! After my lengthy discussions with legal professionals, we've narrowed down the current interpretation of the law to two possibilities:

Segregated bathrooms are not discrimination under current law. Having a bathroom available to you, regardless of your preference means you are not being discriminated against. (Separate but equal). Or,
Segregated bathrooms are discrimination under current law, and most establishments public and private are already in violation. Men or women, regardless of how they identify, could use any bathroom they see fit.

Why is this hard to narrow down? I'm told by the office of legislative services that we may need to wait for a Supreme Court ruling to know exactly how the law is interpreted. We do know that history tells us that "separate but equal" has not been a valid defense in civil rights cases.

We do know that the court will have to rule one way or another. In our first interpretation, the wording of HB478 will not grant transgender people the freedom of choice between bathrooms or locker rooms. It grants only the promise of facilities in some configuration, chosen by the property owner. Forward-looking business owners could still allow transgender people to use their bathroom of choice, but would not be compelled to do so.

In our second interpretation, HB-478 will provide no effective change to bathroom and locker room access, as it would indicate the sexual segregation is already discrimination.

Regardless of the derailed nature of the bathroom debate, HB478 does provide important protections, prohibiting discrimination in employment, housing, and public accommodations. I believe we would be remiss to deny these basic civil rights to these people. We already have protections in place based on age, sex, race, creed, color, marital status, familial status, physical or mental disability or national origin. I have seen no valid reason to prevent transgender people from receiving the very same protection, and will be voting yes to the ought-to-pass committee recommendation this week.

State Rep. Robert Fisher
Laconia

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