Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Live from the RNC 2012 in Tampa

by Mike August 28, 2012

Updated and bumped 10:55pm Your Groksters are sitting in the peanut gallery, level 6, of the convention center. 6:08pm Boehner announces 2061 votes for Romney, a healthy majority. Skip and I played photo-shuttle all evening (thanks Skip!), as it’s not possible to send photos from Droid direct to WordPress – Lots of good shots below, […]

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Data Point – Changes in Central Banks Gold purchasing

by Skip August 28, 2012

(H/T: Business Insider)

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Is it EVER about anybody but Obama?

by Skip August 28, 2012

This by Iowahawk was sent along by Grokster Susan: Special Iowahawk Guest Commentary By Barack Obama, Stargazer-in-Chief When I learned of the untimely passing of Neil Armstrong I was, like all Americans, deeply moved and saddened. I share your sense of loss for this American hero, even if his fame had been eclipsed by others […]

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GraniteGrok Endorsement: Dennis Lamare for US Congress

by Skip August 28, 2012

Like Rick Parent, Dennis Lamare ran in the last cycle for US Congress.  Like Rick, he decided to run for US Congress again, this time in New Hampshire’s Second Congressional District against Progressive Republican, Charlie Bass.  Like Rick, he is MUCH improved with regards to the issues, where his foundational principles come from, where he […]

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Grok Goes to Tampa for the RNC: First Night – Unity Rally with Cain, Bachmann and more

by Mike August 28, 2012

Mar-Mar and I were lucky enough to have been offered guest passes to the GOP convention, so we are here with the NH delegation, and will get access to most events. Sunday night, there was a large TEA party Unity Rally at the River Church in East Tampa, with the purpose of getting folks revved […]

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Quick Review – 2016, Obama’s America: Symathy for the Man; Fear for the Republic

by Mike August 28, 2012

Mar-Mar and I caught up with this film near our Tampa hotel, and she put it best: “Knowing more of Obama’s history and culture, one can actually feel sympathetic to the man”. But we came away more convinced than ever that he is culturally biased against America and its allies, and thus any extension of […]

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Ovide: I’m Not Running to Hold Office; I’m Running to Make a Difference

by Mike August 28, 2012

And that, Ladies and gentlemen, is what distinguishes a commitment to serve from self-serving ambition. Hear the whole thing from a recent garden party held at the home of Elena and Roger Ball in Gilmanton Ironworks:

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Pledge Zombie Apocalypse

by Steve MacDonald August 28, 2012

Democrat Candidate Jackie Cilley is trying to rally the extreme left of the already extreme left in the New Hampshire Democrat party by pretending to be a moderating voice for tax policy.  Her distinction without a difference (other than that she is being direct about her desire for a broad based tax) is that the […]

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