German Gentleman Critiques LaRouchePAC Obama/Hitler Poster

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 — Several LaRouchePAC representatives spent some time in Market Square on Friday, November 23, 2012, asking people to sign a petition to impeach President Obama. About ten seconds into this video, a gentleman in a black coat gets a good look at their poster showing the President with a Hitler-style mustache, and exchanges a few words with a woman at the table. At about 1:28, he says, “I’m German. I know about Hitler,” then walks away in disgust.

Miami Burning

Thursday, May 23, 2012 — Our Wandering Newsreel Division has finally processed something they shot yesterday: Smoke rises from the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard as a fire burns aboard the USS Miami. Video shot from the Piscataqua River Wednesday, about 6:32 p.m., approximately 45 minutes after the fire began. News reports indicate 7 persons were injured fighting the fire.

NASA Finally Comes to Town

Monday, April 23, 2012 — During the thirty-year lifespan of NASA’s Space Shuttle program, there was always a possibility that a shuttle might land on Pease Air Force Base’s 11,321-foot runway. That never did happen, which was fine with NASA because it would have meant that a mission had not gone according to plan. Portsmouth Harbor is currently sheltering a different sort of NASA vessel — two, in fact: Freedom Star and Liberty Star. The twin ships, which would be visible on this webcam were it not for the fog, were used throughout the life of the shuttle program to retrieve the system’s reusable booster …

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The Vermont Joy Parade Busking in Market Square

Monday, April 9, 2012 — Human beings trapped by the machinations and depredations of late-stage plutocracy are likely to respond by sinking into numb despair or by defiantly manifesting, in whatever mode best suits them, their utter contempt for the corrupt system that mistakenly believes it can confine the human spirit. In other news, The New Hampshire Gazette’s Newsreel Division stumbled upon the Vermont Joy Parade busking in Market Square this afternoon.

Lowering the Weights

Sunday, March 25, 2012 — The last section of a 500-ton counterweight was lifted from the south tower of Memorial Bridge between Portsmouth and Kittery about 1:45 p.m. yesterday. At about the 45-second mark, three guys can be seen shoving the 250,000-pound hunk of concrete and steel into place on the barge.


Thursday, January 12, 2011 — While we do not wish to trigger a flood of poetry submissions, we could not resist this. Memorial Last days seem often to be occasions of assemblies prefacing disassembly, as of the tired, too late loved bridge, a spare, utilitarian grace soon to be substituted for the gentle arches and tapered towers. Many feet and paws that daily trod, and some that never did, the grated walkway that borders the venerable spans, will later. But now, as dawns the day before the gates are closed and the work of the cutting torches begins, The moon, whose perfect nickel shape will …

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