Monday, January 28, 2013

Jim Foley, What’s In YOUR Basement?? Caption Contest

by Mike January 28, 2013

With Jim’s obsession with basements, and Wayne’s obsession with bloggers, I thought it might be fun to speculate what’s in Jim’s basement – Steve has proposed that we start up a hashtag, so therefore I ask: What’s in #JimFoleysBasement ? Please feel free to add suggestions below, or tweet them @GraniteGrok with the tag #JimFoleysBasement

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Did Saturday’s boos send a response to Jim Foley’s claim?

by Skip January 28, 2013

Well, when the call for a second for Jim Foley’s Finance report, all that was heard were “BOOS”.  Umm, no second was heard.  The call for a second was issued a second time for Jim Foley’s Finance report, all that was heard were “BOOS”.  Umm, no second was heard – a second time. Togetherness?  Kumbaya […]

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Anonymous responds to Obama’s 2013 Gun Control measures….

by Tom January 28, 2013

The pot is boiling.  The Executive Branch’s DHS is buying fully-automatic rifles and millions of rounds of .223 caliber ammunition. When is someone in the GOP going to file an impeachment case against this President?  Will it be left up to the people of the United States (likely just 3%, as in 1776) to correct this […]

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Free Advice For Chairman Horn – Part II

by Skip January 28, 2013

OK, perhaps some might think we are piling on tonite – well, sometimes, that’s just what happens.  Besides, as bloggers, this past Saturday was like finding a field full of gold nuggets.  Sure, we do have fun doing some of this (after all, none of us get paid, not even me, and if you aren’t […]

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“Secrecy in the name of unity” – Yet, I thought the NH GOP was about “Openness & Transparency”?

by Skip January 28, 2013

From the NH GOP Platform: II. TAXES AND SPENDING Government Structure: Expand openness and transparency to employment, expenditures and all recipients of taxpayers’ funds “Secrecy in the name of unity” – what a phrase; anyone else see the uber-contradiction between what the NH GOP demands of its Government and what governance it is willing to […]

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Free Advice For Chairman Horn

by Mike January 28, 2013

I may not have supported Jennifer Horn’s run for NHGOP chair, but I congratulate her on the win and her success means a lot to me, and to many folks who would like nothing more than for the GOP to rejuvenate itself and start winning elections with candidates of principle. In her quest, she will […]

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NHGOP’s Orwellian Adventure

by Mike January 28, 2013

After several fine speeches about teamwork and unity at the convention this Saturday, things didn’t go so smoothly – here’s how: We have to divide the party in order to unite it (Jim Foley’s rant from the podium, and Wayne MacDOnald’s attack on bloggers.) We have to hide the vote count in order to prove […]

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NH GOP – fallout from the Annual Meeting

by Skip January 28, 2013

I was forwarded this email by Mary Bonser and she has given permission to publish it (emphasis mine, not Mary’s).  I do wonder if the NH GOP will accept its warnings? After all, now former NH GOP Chair Wayne MacDonald claims that blogs are ruining the Party.  Which is yet another problem – if a […]

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Wahhhhhh…

by Susan Olsen January 28, 2013

‘If you think Democrats are overstepping on guns now, wait til they get a hold of the first amendment!’ H/T The Looking Spoon

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And I thought it was bunk

by Susan Olsen January 28, 2013
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Wayne Mac Donald ..”People who blog are those who are “ruining” the party”

by Steve MacDonald January 28, 2013

Kathy Benuck was a delegate at the GOP State party Convention Saturday and has a nice write-up here (LondonderryPatch).  She has some great observations and asks some good questions.  But what caught my attention (naturally) is this… After the meeting had been adjourned, I approached the outgoing party chairman, and I related that I was […]

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Anticipated Barriers Include NH’s Strong Tradition of Individual Property Rights

by Steve MacDonald January 28, 2013

Granite State Future is essentially a federal snatch and grab-bag that runs an end-around on your state and local officials, and earlier today I posted an alert about them trolling into Meredith New Hampshire at 5:30 this evening. You should learn more but for those who want to skip the study guide and all the […]

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Are you afraid of heights? No?

by Tim Condon January 28, 2013

Then this would be no problem!

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Grafton County Sheriff – “I Will Uphold and Defend The Constitution…”

by Steve MacDonald January 28, 2013

The New Hampshire Tea PartyCoalition has received its first response  a letter sent to all ten New Hampshire County sheriff’s asking if they will uphold the Constitution against any unlawful gun control by the Federal government. According to NHTPC, Grafton County is the first to reply. YES, I would like to comment. I will uphold […]

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HB 336 – Screw the Budget and Jobs let’s Ban the Sale of Some Fireworks!

by Steve MacDonald January 28, 2013

The New Hampshire House “focus” on budgets and jobs continues tomorrow at 2:00 pm in LOB 204 as the Criminal Justice and Public Safety committee “suffers through” another hearing room full of citizens on the critically important issue of banning things while mandating other things that will increase the cost of doing business. HB 336 […]

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Granite State Futures Tour Is In Meredith New Hampshire Tonight

by Steve MacDonald January 28, 2013

Tonight– January 28, 2013 and your help is needed. The Meredith Selectmen meet at 5:30 PM at the Meredith Community Center on Route 3 just north of the main intersection in town. Tim Carter of Meredith will be presenting his facts on the Granite State Future. He was refused an opportunity to make his actual […]

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What Obamacare did for me

by Steve MacDonald January 28, 2013

…Circulated from Craigs list,  An Obamazombie appears to discover that nothing in life is free and that the government really does not give a damn about the little people.  Democrats just care about their policy agenda regardless of any real world impacts. (Adult language ‘edited’) Visit the posting at http://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/rnr/3575925425.html to contact the person who […]

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Snipe season?……

by Susan Olsen January 28, 2013

From Drudge: ‘President Barack Obama has claimed that he goes shooting “all the time”, while attempting to reassure American gun-owners that he respects their rights to use firearms.” “Up at Camp David, we do skeet shooting all the time,” he said. “And I have a profound respect for the traditions of hunting that trace back […]

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A Cautionary Tale For Democrats: Red State Boom vs Blue State Bust

by Mike January 28, 2013

On FNC this afternoon, The WSJ Editorial Report covered the Phil Mickelson tax controversy, and where he could live for less than a 63% penalty. Paul Gigot, James Freeman, Kimberly Strassel and Stephen Moore discussed how states with no, or falling, income tax are booming, and states with high, or rising, income tax are stagnant […]

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Hey, James Foley! Skippie the basement blogger here! About your thin skin you showed on Saturday….

by Skip January 28, 2013

You know, James, I do have to say “Thank you” for saying what you did from the stage on Saturday.  Really!  There you were, all suited up, looking magnificently upon that lighted stage, with 450 or so Members of the State Committee, Press, and visitors watching your stately oratory.  Your report on the Finance Committee […]

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