While much of the US calls for “discussion” of ways the government should solve mass shootings by restricting gun ownership, Brian Chabot argues it should be solved by fixing our society.
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14 years ago today, I was a contractor at Universal Data Stream, and late for work, stuck in traffic. NPR reported a “small plane” had…
The way I see the Climate Change debate: Two children arguing whether crumbs on the floor cause ants while I am saying we need to clean up the mess.
At the heart of net neutrality is the idea of free speech. On the one hand, with a content-neutral internet, everyone has an equal voice:…
Yesterday was the election. Today, I would like to announce my intention to run for New Hampshire’s seat in the US Senate in 2016. To…
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Today I was contacted by Heritage Alliance and told that my candidate information was online and ready for review. I looked.
It was blank.
So I asked if I could update it.
It seems, they sent out an email last month giving 5 days to respond. I don’t recall ever getting that email, so I askled if I could send updates. Here is the response I got:
Mr. Chabot, I’m sorry that the deadline has already passed for candidates to complete the on-line survey. We sent instructions to email@example.com on September 15 with a deadline of September 20. That was the same email address that I used earlier this morning to notify you of the opportunity to preview data. The only information we have on your campaign is the website, and we do have a link to that site in our voter guide. Thanks for contacting us.
Well, thank you for the link, but that was terse. So I looked into who these people are. It seems they are trying to spread Christian Values in government. While I applaud their values, not allowing a candidate to update publicly available information, ewspecially from nothing to something seems more like rudeness than anything. Are they afraid it’ll look like I’m changing my mind? Are they going to a printer and have a print deadline? Why did they contact me about something I cannot change? Sorry. They present as good people but end up sounding like prudes.
Most especially, I do not see the point, as NONE of the candidates in NH answered the main set of questions on their site.
So, in fairness to my future constituents, I will answer them here:
So in case you were wondering: As a *moderate* Libertarian who often differs from the party line, here is where I stand: Summary: If you’re…
When I stepped back into politics this time, I did so with the backing of the Libertarian Party of New Hampshire. I’ve never really been…