Tuesday, August 6, 2013

If You Don’t Listen To GrokTALK! You Probably Missed This…

by Steve MacDonald August 6, 2013

It’s not even 60 seconds.  I think you’ll find it…amusing. (Hint? Molly Shaheen, Alana Biden, Emma Rous, and Martha Fuller Clark…)

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We should never vote for a person SIMPLY because they have an R next to their name.

by Skip August 6, 2013

We here at GraniteGrok consider Liberty and Freedom not only our watchwords but our political outlook as well; it is why we do what we do.  We don’t care if our elected leaders have been in office for a year, two years, or 25 years.  In the private sector, you have to prove yourself everyday […]

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How is the Obama Benghazi scandal like the Obama IRS scandal?

by Skip August 6, 2013

Always remember: The Bigger the Government, the smaller the citizen (H/T: Robert)

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Data Point – NH County employee pay vs resident income

by Skip August 6, 2013

Cool interactive map for data wonks over at the Washington Examiner – they went thru pretty much every county in the country and mapped out how the County level employees did against those that they serve with respect to incomes.  Of course, California had the biggest gaps between the two with county government employees sometimes […]

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Cardboard Cutouts, To Protect and Serve

by Scott Morales August 6, 2013

If you’re a fan of the deceptive trickery used by the protagonists in The Lonely Guy and Home Alone, there’s a good chance you’ll enjoy this.  The richness, warmth, and camaraderie of cardboard company is no longer only a thing of the movies.  It now fills the crime deterrent role in reality. You don’t need […]

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Biden to Raise Money for Maggie Hassan At Gambling Lobbyist Home in Maine

by Steve MacDonald August 6, 2013

A past presidential aspirant who was never able to get more than 4% of his own party to vote for him in a primary (but happens to be the current VP), will be the featured attraction at a fundraiser for New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan, at the home of a Lobbyist in Maine. The lobbyist […]

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Did You Stay at Martha’s Motel? Don’t Forget Your T-Shirt!

by Steve MacDonald August 6, 2013

They stole your vote and all they got was this stupid shirt.  (OFA logo on the back)

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I am Here To Solve Their Problem

by Steve MacDonald August 6, 2013

I have a solution for companies confused by the New Massachusetts State Software services Tax that just went into effect.  Move to New Hampshire. Miami Herald – According to the state revenue department, the state’s 6.25 percent sales tax now applies to “certain services relating to computer system design and to modification, integration, enhancement, installation, […]

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Middle East Embassy Airlift

by Steve MacDonald August 6, 2013

Not for nothing but one of the goals of the Islamists, be they the Muslim Brotherhood variety with whom Barack Obama has aligned, or the Shiite/Syria/Iran variety with whom he appears to be opposing, is to remove all foreign influence from the region.  There can be no taint.  That is part of the reason why […]

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Notable Quote – Clarence Darrow

by Susan Olsen August 6, 2013

“When I was a boy, I was told anyone can become President; I’m starting to believe it.”    

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Notable Quote (and Blogline of the Day) – Erick Erickson

by Skip August 6, 2013

I aim to win in 2014. I hope to help the GOP take back the Senate and keep the House. But I see no reason to advance on the Democrats with men and women little better than the Democrats they seek to replace. The guy from the NRSC at the RedState Gathering posited that no […]

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An example of outright political stupidity, or is it….

by Skip August 6, 2013

…the true feelings of the Establishment towards conservative / TEA Party grassroots?  I met Erick Erickson of Redstate just after GraniteGrok opened its doors – the Sam Adams folks (as they were constituted back then) decided that it would be a great idea to bring together top State Level bloggers who had shown a propensity […]

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