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Newly elected Nashua representative
Laughton a convicted felon

The Telegraph (NH), by DANIELLE CURTIS

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Posted By:Screwgun, 11/25/2012 1:09:29 PM

NASHUA – Newly elected state representative Stacie Laughton, a Gate City Democrat, has been getting national attention since her win earlier this month, which made her the first openly transgender elected official in the state. But this weekend, that attention turned negative after a story in the Laconia Daily Sun revealed that Laughton served four months in jail in 2008 on felony charges of conspiracy to commit credit card fraud.

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It´s official. New Hampshire is now indistinguishable from Massachusetts.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Jonr, 11/25/2012 1:15:38 PM     (No. 9033201)

Democrats and felons are birds of a feather! Sickening what passes for leadership in this country!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bob913, 11/25/2012 1:20:10 PM     (No. 9033210)

The democrats are the sick and twisted party.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: krause, 11/25/2012 1:29:45 PM     (No. 9033223)

People like this have to end up in politics, unions, education, or non-profits to get a job as they can´t get one in the real world.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Cleanhousein2012, 11/25/2012 1:31:32 PM     (No. 9033225)

Funny how it comes out after the election for a Dem.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: shamus, 11/25/2012 1:39:03 PM     (No. 9033234)

At least she´s not dead.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Coy860, 11/25/2012 1:42:55 PM     (No. 9033241)

Congratulations to the voters of NH.
I suspect that you have chosen your representative in gov´t to reflect your values.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: MsMontana, 11/25/2012 1:43:56 PM     (No. 9033244)

Except..."she" is a "he."

Democrats not only lie about everything, they will insist the sky is green and then pass laws making it a criminal offense when anyone speaks the truth about it being blue.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: MassJim, 11/25/2012 1:52:37 PM     (No. 9033252)

Two thoughts. Democrats are always asking the voters to ignore their past and vote for them because of what they can do, but spend a lot of time, money and effort digging into the past of their opponents. What is it Dems? Second, this is a glaring example of what happens when you vote for someone because of their membership in some perceived minority rather than on their character. Hence Obama´s success.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: earlybird, 11/25/2012 1:59:17 PM     (No. 9033257)

They always blather on about "everyone makes mistakes", etc., etc., etc. But like this?

According to information from the Laconia Daily Sun, Laughton was no stranger to Laconia police.

In addition to the conspiracy to commit fraud charges, Laughton was charged with slashing the tires of a neighbor’s car in 2006. The same year, Laughton reportedly admitted that she faked illness to gain an ambulance ride for herself and her now ex-wife, Lisa Laughton, also a Gate City selectman, from Weirs Beach back toward their home.

Laughton moved to Laconia from Nashua, where she was raised, in 2003. She ran for public office, under the name Barry Charles Jr., multiple times while living in the city, including runs for the City Council, School Board and a state representative seat.

Laughton’s felony conviction stems from a 2007 incident, the Laconia Daily Sun reported Saturday, when Laughton and her ex-wife reportedly opened a credit card in a former neighbor’s name, using it to purchase electronics and pay bills.


I´d almost sooner see a reformed axe murderer in office than a "white collar criminal" who dealt in fraud. And then conveniently changed his gender and name, hoping to leave his criminal past behind.



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Reply 10 - Posted by: MMC, 11/25/2012 1:59:43 PM     (No. 9033258)

Unless of course he/she was a conservative Republican..,

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Reply 11 - Posted by: snapper451, 11/25/2012 2:06:35 PM     (No. 9033262)

Felonies don´t count if you are a Democrat. Don´t you understand the double-standard in this country?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: mitzi, 11/25/2012 2:26:18 PM     (No. 9033289)

Why send a decent person? Chances are they will end up corrupted.

Sending someone who is already a convicted felon is much more efficient.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 11/25/2012 2:43:31 PM     (No. 9033305)

she was born male but identifies as a female. From the picture, I´d say ´´she´´ is having an identity crisis.

I can ´´identify´´ as a yellow lab, but that doesn´t change the fact that I don´t have 4 legs and allover blonde body hair.

And I can´t lick ----- nevermind...

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Calico Al, 11/25/2012 3:06:27 PM     (No. 9033330)

At least it didn´t tap its foot in a public bathroom.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 11/25/2012 3:09:30 PM     (No. 9033335)

Having been duly elected I would expect Miss Laughton to be held to the lowest of standards.....

/s

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Reply 16 - Posted by: vanimal, 11/25/2012 3:14:21 PM     (No. 9033338)

For all you NH haters. NH is nothing like Massachusetts. We don´t have a state income tax we don´t have a state sales tax. It is the state where the "Freestaters" went. Because we are surrounded by 3 very liberal states we took it on the chin this election.

On election day there was a lot of fishy things going on. Same day registration in my town logged on a 10% increase in voter registration. This was common across the state. Yes we are looking into who registered and where they live to see if there are any irregularities. Needless to say our checklist people were overwhelmed all day.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: jond, 11/25/2012 3:33:00 PM     (No. 9033358)

To which I might add, #16, that Republicans haven´t always treated New Hampshire well, or tried to take its uniqueness into account.

Better to not be taken for granted.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: janylou, 11/25/2012 4:00:00 PM     (No. 9033404)

Where were the pressitutes who should have been exposing this stuff before the election?

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Reply 19 - Posted by: dittohead, 11/25/2012 4:07:16 PM     (No. 9033408)

Oh, so now he/she can legally steal people´s money and spend it however he/she chooses.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Bazi, 11/25/2012 4:23:38 PM     (No. 9033420)

Stacie is following in Hillary´s footsteps:from the greasy hair to the dowdy attire. In other words, Stacie is now a typical democrat woman. Are they all transgendered?

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Reply 21 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 11/25/2012 5:15:17 PM     (No. 9033466)

So, a convicted felon is elected, which raises the question, did this person vote in the election?

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Old Army Vet, 11/25/2012 5:53:47 PM     (No. 9033491)

NH gets what it deserves. Elections have consequences.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: GringoinQuito, 11/25/2012 7:25:06 PM     (No. 9033590)

OMG! Saw the picture! Now I´m going to have nightmares!

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Tennman, 11/25/2012 8:15:41 PM     (No. 9033636)

I´m guessing the media was too busy looking for Mitt´s tax returns to worry about background checks on Dems.

Anyone really shocked by this nugget?

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