You can read more about me and why I'm doing this blog here. On this page I'm going to outline the topics on which I plan to post. I'll make the posts themselves over the coming weeks. As I get to them, I'll add the link after the title. Please feel free to add your own ideas for topics in the comments.
Did Frank Guinta claim similar questionable loans to himself as mayor of Manchester? Investigate.
Lying Robocalls. (Post) Representative Frank Guinta is running for re-election in 2012. This summer he made robocalls that implied he was the challenger and Shea-Porter the incumbent. The exact quote from the calls is, “Hi. This is Frank Guinta, candidate for Congress, running against Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter. I’m running to end the broken culture of Washington.”
Job Fair Pagentry. (Post) Frank Guinta's idea of reducing unemployment is not enacting legislation likely to create jobs. Instead, Frank holds job fairs, as if we've elected him to run a statewide employment agency. He then uses the franking privilege, which is taxpayer-funded mass mailings to constituents, to send us all pictures of the fairs.
Extending Guinta's job fairs to all the country's problems (Post).
He Voted For the Sequester Deal Before He Voted Against It. Rep. Guinta is trying to weasel out of the vote for the sequester deal that resolved the debt ceiling crisis of summer 2011. It looks bad for him now as the defense cuts in the deal loom, with some forecasting a loss of 6,000 local jobs. So he voted to stop the defense cuts he voted to enact in the first place.
Frank's Memory. Rep. Guinta claims it was an "inadvertent oversight" that prevented him from declaring his largest liquid asset as mayor and congressional candidate. In this post I facetiously ascribe many of Frank's lapses to his forgetfulness.
Frank Guinta votes like a Tea Party Republican