Day: August 16, 2012

The Delphi Technique

As we find ourselves more and more exposed to committee meetings, public meetings, and even private ones, particularly with bureaucrats, paper pushers, or local or state level government officials, this bit of news might come in handy. It’s about the Delphi Technique. From Informed Citizens United In group settings, the Delphi Technique is an unethical …

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“We Are Our Brother’s Keeper” Really?

“We are our brother’s keeper,” is frequently uttered by his Majesty, which often incites a racing chill up the spine of the unfortunate recipients of the utterance. The chill is especially acute to those who actually read the Bible.  Characteristically, however, it’s meant to be taken figuratively and not literally.  Or so it seems.  Because …

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Is the GOP Headed for Implosion?

House Speaker John Boehner took part in an interview with Fox News this week and one of the topics, invariably, was VP-pick, Paul Ryan.  During the interview, Greta Van Susteren challenged Boehner about Ryan’s votes for TARP, the auto bailouts, and two 2008 stimulus programs, asking how, as a Conservative, he politically “sells that”. Boehner …

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When Can We Cut the Other 50%?

There is a lovely new candidate survey being mailed out to New Hampshire candidates from the Concord Monitor.  While most of the questions are loaded to demarcate the right left divide in state politics–have to make sure we know who the “TEA Party Extremists” are–one question in particular stood out. “Do you support last year’s …

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Shooting in DC – Lefty Media in No Particular Rush to Cover It.

Floyd Corkins II, of Hendron Virgina, walked in to the Family Rights Council offices in Washington DC and proceeded to shoot a security guard before the same guard subdued him (some reports say with help), preventing him from getting past the lobby of the building. Corkins  “had been volunteering at a community center for gay, …

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GrokTV Event: Belknap County Republican Committee “Contested Primaries” – NH House District 3

There are a number of NH House races in which there are more Republicans running than there are seats to vy for in the general elections.  In Laconia, the largest of such is in District 3 where the following are running: Don Flanders Bob Kingsbury Bob Luther Frank Tilton Ken DeShays (no show for the …

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GrokTV: Conservative Republican Candidate Home Event – Herb Vadney

Last of the three Candidates from Meredith speaking at Barbara Aichinger’s home (and the only non-incumbent of the three) was Herb Vadney.  Although he has never been in the NH House, he has been a long time Selectman in Meredith and like the others, believes that while this past session has been a good start …

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