Thursday, August 30, 2012

Live From the RNC 2012 in Tampa: Third Night, August 30th

by Mike August 30, 2012

Here’s Paul Ryan from Wednesday night. We also heard from another slate of great speakers, and learned just how many of our current crop of conservative officeholders DID build it themselves. Sen. Rob Portman showed why he shouldn’t have been tapped for VP, and T-Paw exhibited his usual grace and charm. See Wednesday night’s pictures. […]

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Consider this bumper sticker as the warning shot?

by Skip August 30, 2012

Heh! (H/T: The Looking Spoon)

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GraniteGrok Endorsement – NH Executive Council: Bob Burns

by Skip August 30, 2012

In NH’s Executive Council District 4, we are endorsing Bob Burns.  While his youthful demeanor might signify little experience, the opposite is true.  His family has been active in politics in various ways and he has been actively involved for a long time; he is the current Hillsborough County Treasurer.  Having known Bob for several […]

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Hopeless

by Steve MacDonald August 30, 2012

Based on the quote from GOP VP Candidate Paul Ryan’s convention speech, BKeyser gives us this image. And then there’s the Ad from Crossroads…on the jump

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Read My Lips…

by Steve MacDonald August 30, 2012

Not to put too fine a point on it, if point is even the correct word, but do you know any women who base the scope of their human rights on their labia?  I don’t.   And having grown up through the sixties and seventies, my understanding of women’s rights was that it was supposed to […]

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Seminar Callers on Immigration

by Steve MacDonald August 30, 2012

I put on talk radio when I’m going to be too busy to do any reading at lunch.  Thanks to declining hearing I miss most of it anyway, but today I caught a caller on the Rush Limbaugh program who was concerned that the speakers at the RNC were not addressing the issue of immigration, […]

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RNC 2012 – missed the action? Check C-Span

by Mike August 30, 2012

C-SPAN’s Convention coverage

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Grok at RNC 2012: Monday – The C-SPAN Bus and The NH Delegation

by Mike August 30, 2012

The C-Span bus, a modest but effective rolling showcase Monday in Tampa was predicted to be stormy, and so the business of the RNC was abbreviated to a pro-forma session. Monday breakfast was a chance to meet the NH delegates and other guests, and find out what was happening around town. We also got video […]

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Rand Paul at the RNC –

by Steve MacDonald August 30, 2012

Trying to squeeze in speeches as time allows.  Condi Rice, Susana Martinez, and this guy.  Someday, if no one screws it up for him, this guy would probably make a good president.  

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About All That Ron Paul Business…

by Steve MacDonald August 30, 2012

I’m not following the story about the minority faction of Ron Paul delegates to the RNC.  I don’t watch debates or conventions…it’s easier to wait for the highlight reels.  But I see updates on Facebook and email threads on the topic and I have two thoughts. First, it is obvious that for months the Ron […]

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Hey! I think I’ll vote for Obama!

by Tim Condon August 30, 2012

Oh really…. Well then don’t be surprised when you get this look from your friends….

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Notable Quotes – Michael J. Fell

by Skip August 30, 2012

Having a fair shot has always been about a constitutionally limited government not interfering with the private sector free market’s ability to afford equal opportunity to everyone, regardless of their starting point in life. In America, government’s job is not to “take care of us”. In America, a centrally planned big government can never replace […]

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