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  • Sacred Art Class at The Thomas More College of Liberal Arts

    01/04/2014 4:41:23 PM PST · by annalex · 10 replies
    The Thomas More College of Liberal Arts ^ | DECEMBER 30, 2013 | David Clayton
    Sacred Art Class at TMC by David Clayton on December 30, 2013 A chance to learn sacred art whatever your level, and to subsidise TMC students so that they can attend for free. I will teach this and it is offered free to Thomas More College students (who have to pay just the standard weekly charge for room and board in the dorm. Even though I am Artist in Residence at the college it is difficult for the students to get intensive tuition. To learn art properly needs blocks of time and this is difficult to organise in the packed...
  • NH Man Pulls Gun On Would-Be Carjacker

    12/19/2013 4:28:27 PM PST · by expat1000 · 34 replies
    C-BS Boston ^ | December 18, 2013 | Michael Rosenfield
    NASHUA, N.H. (CBS) —- Paul Jensen was sitting in the driver’s seat of his Ford Taurus in a hospital parking lot in Nashua when police say James Paul suddenly opened up the passenger door. “As he started to get in, I didn’t have time to think about it, I just reacted, by the time he got in my car, I had my weapon out and pointed at his head,” said Jensen from his home in Nashua today.
  • NH Store Clerk: “I Just Wanted To Go Home To My Family,” Fired For Self-Defense

    10/16/2013 6:02:14 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 46 replies
    michaelgraham.com ^ | 10/16/13 | Michael Graham
    Bear Cothran works–or rather, worked–at a Shell station in Nashua, NH. Over the weekend, in the wee hours of the morning, a large guy with a knife entered the store, demanded money and, according to Cothran, threatened to kill him if he didn’t cooperate. Cothran is a lawful New Hampshire gun owner, he had his gun on him, so he drew the gun and the robber left post-haste. Yay, the good guys win! Uh…no. At 11:20 [Monday] morning, Bear received a phone call from his boss, informing him that, in spite of his status as a 10-year employee in good...
  • Bloomberg gun-control group facing internal backlash amid growing profile

    07/30/2013 2:49:02 PM PDT · by neverdem · 10 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 29, 2013 | Barnini Chakraborty
    New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is losing part of his arsenal of local leaders as more and more long-time members of his gun-control group Mayors Against Illegal Guns say they aren’t happy with the coalition’s trajectory and want out. While the group apparently is growing in membership overall amid an effort to assume a larger profile in the national gun debate, it's turning some members off. In the past five months, 50 members of the group have quit. Many say they did so because the organization abandoned its mission statement of going after illegal guns, and instead used its political...
  • Mayors misled: Gun group needs a new name - Mayors Against Illegal Guns suffers from its overreach.

    07/24/2013 10:31:31 AM PDT · by neverdem · 15 replies
    Union Leader (NH) ^ | July 22. 2013 | Masthead Editorial
    Nashua Mayor Donalee Lozeau quit New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s anti-gun group Mayors Against Illegal Guns after it exposed its true mission: to pursue strict new gun-control laws. She has had plenty of company. A review of the group’s membership by news and entertainment website Buzzfeed.com found that it has lost more than 50 members who have quit, lost re-election or had their terms expire. Lozeau quit after she saw the group’s first ad attacking U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte for voting against a gun-control bill. “I said, ‘Wait a minute, I don’t want to be part of something like...
  • Nashua, NH Chick-Fil-A To Sponsor NH Pride Fest [barf]

    08/01/2012 11:26:47 AM PDT · by kevcol · 44 replies
    CBS Boston ^ | Aug 1, 2012 | local news
    NASHUA, NH (CBS) – A Nashua Chick-Fil-A restaurant will be sponsoring New Hampshire Pride Fest. Ryan Manseau, the senior director of Pride Fest, told WBZ-TV he was handing out fliers at the Pheasant Lane Mall recently to promote his event and noticed a man who appeared to be a Chick-Fil-A manager holding one. . . Manseau said he approached the man, bracing for a verbal confrontation. He turned out to be the franchise operator, Anthony Piccola, who agreed to help sponsor the event and to serve Chick-Fil-A sandwiches there.
  • Fast Times at Nashua High

    10/19/2009 8:05:18 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 5 replies · 538+ views
    National Review ^ | 10/19/2009 | Craig Shirley
    EDITOR’S NOTE: In his new book, Rendezvous with Destiny: Ronald Reagan and the Campaign That Changed America (ISI Books), Craig Shirley provides the first inside look at the historic 1980 election, a race that even as late as election day was judged “too close to call.” In this excerpt, Shirley shows how close Reagan’s campaign came to collapsing in the Republican primaries — and how the candidate turned things around.The thirty-five days between the Iowa caucuses and the New Hampshire primary during the 1980 presidential campaign were the most important time in Ronald Reagan’s political life. And the pivotal moment...
  • Liberal fascists in the White House? NashuaDan first victim.

    08/07/2009 7:25:19 AM PDT · by arkadyka · 6 replies · 574+ views
    Indy Mind ^ | 8/7/2009 | arkady
    Paging Jonah Goldberg! If this developing story did not smack of some twisted Orwellian nightmare then I might chuckle, but instead I am left wondering if this is the start of something bigger. In any event, I am not sure if there has been a precedent of this nature and I am holding the White House responsible. Unless of course if Secret Service calling up individuals because of what they post on the Internet is normal, then perhaps I am just over reacting. It all began several days ago, when I wrote about the 'disinformation' collection request issued by the...
  • Immigration's U.S. Rep. Tancredo's Top Topic

    06/12/2005 5:49:59 PM PDT · by arnoldpalmerfan · 51 replies · 927+ views
    The Manchester Union Leader ^ | June 12, 2005 | Dan McLean
    U. S. Rep. Tom Tancredo, a vocal critic of President Bush's immigration policy, announced he would run for President in 2008 - if he could not find a more viable candidate to adopt his views on illegal immigration.
  • Drive to Help (HS Students fix up returning Guardsman's truck)

    02/21/2005 5:54:18 AM PST · by NewHampshireDuo · 13 replies · 951+ views
    The Nashua (NH) Telegraph ^ | 21 February, 2005 | Michael Brindley
    NASHUA - After the applause had subsided and as students began heading back to their classrooms, Master Sgt. Edward Mullin, dressed in his camouflage, hopped into his ’93 Ford pickup. The moment of truth arrived as he turned the key. The engine revved and, without a hitch, the truck started. Mullin backed out of the garage at Nashua High School North’s auto shop and drove home to his wife, Trisha. “It starts up - that’s a plus,” joked Ryan Lones, a junior enrolled in the school’s automotive technology course and one of the students who worked on the vehicle, a...
  • George Bush in New Hampshire

    08/29/2004 1:14:26 PM PDT · by Brainhose · 11 replies · 535+ views
    Lake Victoria | Today | Brainhose
    W. is going to be in my town of Nashua tomorrow. The official W site and the NHGOP site makes no mention of it. Now I discover that it it is by ticket only (Which is fine) but most of the tickets were given out to the faculty at the school, I guess that the Bush campaign doesn't feel that they have any actual suporters here! The teachers in Nashua are just as horrid as the teachers in Massachusetts. Good Grief. Maybe I'm just whining but it doesn't seem to make sense. My entire family would be there holding signs...