Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Endorsement – JP Marzullo for NH GOP Vice-Chair

by Skip January 23, 2013

All organizations need a Number Two person, and at this place in time for the the NH GOP, a good one is needed indeed. Someone who knows the people, knows the groups, and knows the nuts-and-bolts of both the Party as well as campaigns to help regain the House, the Executive Council, the corner office, […]

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The Democrats’ War on Women

by Tim Condon January 23, 2013

Why do Democrats want women to be defenseless in the face of rapists and murderers? Why do Democrats want to ban self-defense when when violent criminals break in to our homes? At GraniteGrok.com, we report, you decide. (But anti-gun Democrats are insane.)

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This is the first time I’ve heard this….

by Tim Condon January 23, 2013

…and in contradistinction to most times in our lives, this is a chance to commemorate it: The “DC” in Washington, DC stands for “District of Corruption.” Is it not apt? Is it not true? You tell me.

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Piers Morgan Versus Larry Pratt

by Rick Olson January 23, 2013

“No psychologist should pretend to understand what he does not understand… Only fools and charlatans know everything and understand nothing.”  —Anton Chekhov 

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The Absurdity of ‘Gun Free Zones’

by Rick Olson January 23, 2013

“Mountains will go into labour, and a silly little mouse will be born.” —Horace   

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Endorsement – Diane Bitter for NH GOP Secretary

by Skip January 23, 2013

I have known Diane for a number of years now and was quite some time before I even knew that she was involved in Republican Party activities.  At that time, she was not an “out front” person – but she was the person “that made things and events work”.  If someone asked her to carry […]

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Citizens as mere ATM machines? Mickelson taking on the role of Depardieu.

by Skip January 23, 2013

Phil Mickelson: “But if you add up, if you add up all the federal and you look at the disability and the unemployment and the Social Security and the state, my tax rate’s 62, 63 percent. So I’ve got to make some decisions on what I’m going to do,”  I waited a couple of days […]

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John Stossel on the Free State Project

by Tim Condon January 23, 2013

Hubba, hubba! The Free State Project and New Hampshire just got another boost, this time from John Stossel writing at Reason.com. Says he:

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Hemingway calls for Removal of House Criminal Justice and Safety Chair, Laura Pantelakos

by Mike January 23, 2013

Candidate for NHGOP Chair Andrew Hemingway calls for the Immediate Removal of House Criminal Justice and Safety Chair, Laura Pantelakos Yesterday at the NH State House, hundreds of citizens came together to provide testimony to the House Criminal Justice and Safety Committee in regards to HB 135. The citizens who took valuable time out of […]

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Guest Post by Paladin – a short commentary on HB135 (the NH “Run Away!” bill) sponsored by Stephen Shurtleff

by Skip January 23, 2013

From time to time, we accept and post up guest posts from either folks that we consider to be “notables” or from someone who has something to say.  I have also had the policy that I accept anonymous submissions as well and have put some up in the past – people who have something to […]

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“This is a partial repeal of representative government” House GOP Capitulates Again

by Mike January 23, 2013

“This is a partial repeal of representative government!” With these words, Bill Wilson of Americans for Limited Government denounced the House GOP for caving in to Obama’s demands for unlimited spending, as they passed HR 325, a bill which ‘suspends’ the debt ceiling until May 19th. As a goad to Harry Reid’s Senate, the bill […]

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AN ESSAY: Mark Levin & Andrew Hemingway? Or Mitt Romney & Jennifer Horn?

by Tim Condon January 23, 2013

Strange juxtapositions, you say? Especially when talking about the the race for NH GOP chairman between Jennifer Horn, the “establishment” choice, and Andrew Hemingway, the “Movement Conservative” choice? No, I say, not at all. Levin/Hemingway on the one hand, and Horn/Romney on the other are emblematic of the state of the Republican Party today…both in […]

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House Bill 135: Hypocrisy Abounds

by Rick Olson January 23, 2013

“Because hypocrisy stinks in the nostrils one is likely to rate it as a more powerful agent for destruction than it is.”  —Rebecca West 

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Notable Quote: NH House Rep John Burt

by Steve MacDonald January 23, 2013

  “Why are we not working on the budget and new jobs for NH.  No the first thing they (NH Democrats) do is gun control for NH, raise the beer tax, vehicle registration fee increase of $30.00 to $50.00 per vehicle in your driveway, gas tax increase of 20%…”

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And from the international front, BiBi relected

by Susan Olsen January 23, 2013

A contrast in substance…….

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Response to Nancy Parsons Questions about Objections to Obama’s Gun Control Policies

by Don January 23, 2013

Perhaps other people wonder about the questions in Nancy Parson’s letter of January 18, 2013 in the Laconia Daily Sun.  (See:  http://issuu.com/dailysun/docs/lds1-18-13 ) My beliefs are based on the following: True safety requires consideration of reality not wishes. If anyone is hurt during a crime, it should be the criminal not the intended victim.  Criminals will ignore […]

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