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How much do we owe you?

So those among us that sued the Town regarding the  Budget Committee warrant article won the lawsuit. I have made multiple inquires  regarding the amount owed for the crackerjack legal work, no amount has been submitted by the plaintiffs.

Why has the amount not been submitted for payment?

Is the number so low it’s laughable? I find it so odd that no one knows the amount owed .

Are we going to challenge the Court decision and make precedent for  other NH Towns?

Are  you prepared  to show up and vote no to  an elected Budget Committee and call your neighbors and make sure they vote the same way? The turnout  at the most recent special election regarding the culverts was low.

Let’s not repeat that performance please.

Is every citizen with  children in our elementary schools and those that are  concerned about early education prepared to vote No  to an elected Budget Committee?

Science & Math

They only way we can  move forward is to vote as  engaged  and knowledgeable  citizens. If you are  reading this you have the ability to examine issues in detail and make informed decisions.  That’s the part that  grinds me the most.

“I just vote no on everything that’s gonna cost me money’ (overheard at the polls this year)

“I don’t get all that zoning stuff so I vote  no on that too, why change stuff?”(cringing with my sign in the cold)

On the National front you might consider dropping any party affiliation and declare yourself an Independent, it’s so liberating. If you do that  we can stop tipping our hand and  those elected and employed by us will take their fingers  out of the wind and perform. We can’t rail  on and on about elected officials and political parties and the local issues unless we vote, as a whole Community, and Nation.

Monolith.

We need some hand.

Mike

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250 voters?

At 11am  that’s the count in the fully engaged  Town of Exeter, NH.

“Giuliani is coming!”

“Bite the bullet” nice backhanded exhortation from the Newspaper in today’s editorial.

What is the point of all the noise being made about the political process, the future of the Country, “My boy won’t be able to  get a job at the  mill and live in the same falling apart Town” Television awash with  pundits, Editorials,WSJ running article after article about the perils of home ownership, “rent and invest instead!” fundamental lack of support for  science and math over sports, Francese’s crystal ball, Tea Party’s et al,mortgage walkaways, no bankers in jail,WAR, “You watch Fox?”, a woman screaming at selectmen, lawsuits for the disenfranchised.

Somber  community funerals for the fallen.

What is the point  of  any of that if citizens in communities do not exercise their  right and duty?

I had a guy tell me today he really  might not go over and vote. “I am voting no anyway” he says.

I pretty  much let it slide as I was  honestly floored by such a comment and now that person  has been diminished  in my eyes.

That part really bugs  me and maybe  sharing was not such a good idea.

I asked him to reconsider the not voting because I want to know the truth about the Town and this can  only be proved to me with a large turnout.

You simply have to vote.

There is no gauntlet of signs  at the Talbot Gym to avoid , eyes downcast, hurrying.

If only a handful decide this matter  of the culverts the howling will never cease.

There will never be any changes, none, unless you participate on every vote.

“Aw c’mon post some sunset pics will ya”.

Mike

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Blow your own horn!

I am joining Don Clement at 4pm downtown today for more sign waving and horn tootin! Drive by and beep!
Swing around the corner and do it again.
Lay on it.
What a beautiful day and tomorrow looks great as well. No excuses for a poor turnout.
Be there.
The Old High School on Linden Street, rear entrance.
“Wow, you’ve got quite a spring in your step, what’s up?” “Oh , I just voted”

“Where did the two of you meet, you make a fabulous couple?” “In line, waiting to vote for Don & Julie”

This is it folks, it’s your chance to make sure we have the right people in place to move us forward.

Mike

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