Sunday, March 17, 2013

GrokTV: NHListens / Granite State Future – Circle “AAAA”

by Skip March 17, 2013

Well, during the recording of circle “BBBB”, I bet you’ve noticed that, on occasion, I panned over to one of the other groups.  Primary reason?  Well, the Scribe over there was writing a whole bunch more than this group (including when Tim Carter got up, walked to the front of the group to explain to […]

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A warning to the GOP….Grow or Die

by Tom March 17, 2013

NRA President, David Keene, hits the nail square on the head when he says that the Republican Party MUST change, if it plans to survive. He calls Rand Paul a “hero to grassroots Republicans” and John McCain an “aging former Presidential candidate of the old establishment”. Are you listening, Senator Ayotte?  You should (you were […]

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GrokTV: NHListens / Granite State Future – Circle “BBBB” Parts 6 and 7

by Skip March 17, 2013

“…who controls the natural resources and are they privately owned or a community resource?“ What have we learned so far as we get ready for Parts 6 and 7 of the NHListens session at the  Meredith Plymouth Senior Center this past Thursday?  Seems like listening isn’t what it used to be, I guess – especially […]

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Signed-Off.org, Or Never Trust A Progressive With Your Petition!

by Mike March 17, 2013

Several emails arrived in my mailbox this weekend, exhorting me to visit “SignOn.org and sign a pro-“Stand Your Ground Petition”, because the Libs were racking up signatures on a repeal “Stand Your Ground” petition. A few of us were skeptical of anything connected to MoveOn.org, so Steve created an alternate over at iPetition.com. Turns out […]

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Petition to Oppose HB 135

by Rick Olson March 17, 2013

A petition was set up at the website, “SignOn.org” a website variant of MoveOn.org. The lefties originally began a petition to support HB 135, and at the same time another petition was started to oppose HB 135. HB 135 is the bill seeking to eliminate “stand your ground.”  Now that the petition started to outpace […]

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Senator Ted Cruz at CPAC

by Steve MacDonald March 17, 2013

A dirty little secret.  For the past three weeks….Conservatives are winning.

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GrokTV: NHListens / Granite State Future – Circle “BBBB” Parts 4 and 5

by Skip March 17, 2013

Continuing on from Parts 1, 2, and 3 of the NHListens “visioning” meeting at the Meredith Plymouth Senior Center (NH).  Thus far, the important takeaways that I have observed thus far: A strictly controlled meeting agenda of questions and issues A division of the prospective audience / attendees into “circles” consisting of about 10 people […]

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Calvin Coolidge Comes to Grafton, Part I

by Tim Condon March 17, 2013

Calvin Coolidge, President from 1923 through 1928, was a famous skinflint from Vermont. He didn’t believe in today’s political-class sport of incessant taxing and spending to win elections (Grokster Steve MacDonald has recently highlighted this excellent president HERE). Coolidge was so adept at refusing the pigs at the political trough in his time that he insisted […]

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Notable Quote – Governor Scott Walker, Wisconsin

by Susan Olsen March 17, 2013

“Real reform doesn’t happen in our nation’s capital; it happens in our statehouses all across this great country.”

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Bobby Jindal at CPAC

by Steve MacDonald March 17, 2013

Quite different from the average CPAC speech, but he makes some very important points about where our focus is and where it should be.

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GrokTV: NHListens / Granite State Future – Circle “BBBB” Parts 1, 2, & 3

by Skip March 17, 2013

After talking with Tim Carter of the Lakes Region TEA Party and listening to the Intro remarks by John Krebs and Molly Donovan, it was time to start observing “how” the “what” was going to happen.  As I said in the Intro post, I was not there to participate but to merely observe.  To recap […]

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Belknap County Republican Committee (3/13/13) – Questions 7 & 8 for NH GOP Chair, Jennifer Horn

by Skip March 17, 2013

More questions for new NH GOP Chair Jennifer Horn gave her speech, . The next two:    Question 7                                                                         […]

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Dr. Ben Carson at CPAC

by Steve MacDonald March 17, 2013

“Let’s say you magically put me in the White House…”  

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Sarah Palin at CPAC

by Steve MacDonald March 17, 2013

With an introduction by Senator Ted Cruz

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Support ‘Stand Your Ground’ In New Hampshire [Updated]

by Steve MacDonald March 17, 2013

[Updated] For those who are not interested in using the original petition site reported below (SignOn.org), I have created a separate petition on a different site.  I used the exact same language as the original.    New Hampshire Democrats have been doing their best to roll back, repeal, or undo anything and everything the last (Republican) legislature did.  The most recent […]

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Belknap County Republican Committee (3/13/13) – Questions 5 & 6 for NH GOP Chair, Jennifer Horn

by Skip March 17, 2013

More questions for new NH GOP Chair Jennifer Horn gave her speech, .  The next two:    Question 5                                                                             Question 6 Previous: Jennifer Horn’s speech Question 1 Question 2 Question 3 Question […]

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Belknap County Republican Committee (3/13/13) – Questions 3 & 4 for NH GOP Chair, Jennifer Horn

by Skip March 17, 2013

After new NH GOP Chair Jennifer Horn gave her speech, the questions started in (Questions 1 and 2 are here).  The next two:     Question 3                                                                 […]

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Special Election In Manchester on Tuesday

by Steve MacDonald March 17, 2013

SPECIAL ELECTION in Manchester on Tuesday. There will be a phone bank in Concord at the NHGOP office starting at 10am. Please consider helping between committee meetings or when you finish in the afternoon. http://www.facebook.com/events/478884175499411/ If you are driving through Manchester, we could use help at the polls. There will be hot beverages and plenty […]

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Belknap County Republican Committee (3/13/13) – NH GOP Chair, Jennifer Horn

by Skip March 17, 2013

The featured speaker of last Wednesday night’s Belknap County Republican meeting was the new NH GOP Chair Jennifer Horn.  She talked about some of the issues that confront the State Party and some of the ways she is going to try to mitigate them. Please note that there is a section of her speech that […]

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Guest post by NH State Rep. Jane Cormier: Bad Bill of the Month (HB 617)

by Skip March 17, 2013

HB 617 – Gas Tax Bill “…The Gift That Keeps On Giving…” Last Wednesday, the NH House approved the largest tax hike in state history by increasing New Hampshire’s Gas Tax by a BILLION dollars over the next four years. Basically, it means paying about $3.00 more at the pump EACH time you fill up! […]

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