Day: July 15, 2012

Entitlement Nation? Deadbeat Attitude Begins at the Top

We first became aware of the extent of the Obama campaign’s freeloading when the Town of Durham, NH, objected to the police overtime and other costs that the Presidential (campaign) visit would incur. Meanwhile, we read in the Boston Herald that the associated visit to Boston was much more expensive, but (Democrat) Mayor Tom Menino …

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GrokTV Special Interview – Rick Parent, candidate for US Congress in NH First Congressional District

Yesterday at the Smart Girl Politics / NH Armed and Fabulous event, we met up with one of the event’s other sponsors: Rick Parent who is running for US Congress from NH’s First Congressional district (you know, THIS guy!).  We had first interviewed him at the CNHT Annual Picnic but the audio from that was …

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GrokTV Event – Rumney home event for Ovide Lamontagne (Candidate, NH Governor)

Last nite GraniteGrok was invited to cover a house event for Ovide Lamontagne (candidate for the Republican nomination for NH Governor) that was hosted by Jerry Thibodeau of Rumney, NH.  These tend to be small, intimate affairs where the attendees are much more in tune, politically, than most and it showed in the question and …

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Green Jobs? We Don’t Make No Stinkin’ Green Jobs.

Did anyone tell Jeanne “The Greene” Shaheen that all that Taxpayer investment in the Green Energy economy was not really about creating good, permanent, American jobs?  If I recall correctly she ran on that, has repeatedly suggested it, and in the wake of a domino effect of green energy loan failures, managed to avoid any …

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GrokTV Special Interview: Bob Burns, candidate for NH Executive Council District 4

Another sponsor of the Smart Girl Politics / NH Armed and Fabulous event was Bob Burns who is running for the NH Executive Council for District 4.  A long time member of the NRA, we took advantage of the opportunity to ask Bob – WHY? are you running? A number of folks may wish to comment …

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Might be my Favorite Post of the Day: a whole hearted, robust defense of the Second Amendment from a Congressional Candidate

And that would be Rick Parent from Wolfeboro, NH who is running for US Congress in NH’s First Congressional District: This was not a random meeting at some sandpit – this was one of the shooting ranges at the Londonderry Fish and Game Club where the Smart Girl Politics / NH Armed and Fabulous event …

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GrokTV Special Interview: Susan Olsen,NH House Candidate (Merrimack-7) – Question 5: Make NH State agencies more responsible to citizens?

How many State Representatives talk about “reforming government” (as opposed to Obama, with his Pack of Regressive Progressives, which to “reform” us) – and the look in their eye says “and more than with lip service??  I got that opinion from Susan Olsen as she kicks off her run to get into the NH State …

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