Day: April 11, 2012

GraniteGrok Endorsement: At the NH GOP Annual Meeting, Please vote for Cliff Hurst for Vice-Chair

Along with Diane Bitter, we are also endorsing Cliff Hurst to be the next Vice-Chair.  Yes, right now he is running unopposed but one never knows what might happen at the meeting itself from the floor.  Regardless, we are asking other NH State GOP Committee members to vote for Cliff for this position.  If you …

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What If You Held an Election and No One Showed Up?

Merrimack held it’s local town elections yesterday.  A town of roughly 25,000, with (I’m guessing) close to 18,000 people of voting age, that typically sees 4000-6000 ballots in the average Town election, produced only 2500 ballots yesterday. A bit of advice? When you let one third of the voters decide tax and spending policy for …

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God Bless Joe McQuaid and the Union Leader!

Says McQuaid in a Union Leader editorial today: “Banning a personal income tax in New Hampshire by means of a constitutional amendment makes all the sense in the world — unless, of course, you like the idea of such a powerful and corrosive government confiscation of your money. With Democratic gubernatorial candidates once again refusing to …

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Leftist-Progressives: Always The Dependable Deniers

“An individual, in promoting his own interest, may injure the public interest; a nation, in promoting the general welfare, may check the interest of a part of its members.” —Friedrich List Last week the Union Leader’s Gary Rayno reported on a check made of electronic databases searching for potential welfare fraud. House Speaker Bill O’Brien is …

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An apology and a retraction

Our official motto is “Spank’em when they’re wrong and Thank’em when they’re right”.  That can be applied to ourselves as well (as well as it should).  We try to get all of our facts rights.  With GraniteGrok closing in on 10,300 posts, we pretty much get it right almost all of the time. Almost. This …

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GraniteGrok Endorsement: At the NH GOP Annual Meeting, Please vote for Diane Bitter for Assistant Secretary

The annual meeting of the New Hampshire Republican State Committee (NH GOP) is this coming Saturday.  During that time, official NH State Committee Party Members will be voting on a number of positions, and Diane Bitter is running to fill the position of Assistant Secretary.  We at GraniteGrok have been blessed to have now known …

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