Thursday, September 26, 2013

Alton Business Association / Workforce Housing Forum – Ken Eyring Part 1

by Skip September 26, 2013

After NH State Rep Jane Cormier, the main Speaker of the night was up: mild mannered, soft-spoken Ken Eyring (and possessor of a knife-sharp set of smarts; fearless too!).  What NH State Rep Dan Itse is to Constitutional knowledge, Ken is to the Gordian Knot called the Federal HUD / EPA / DOT Sustainable Communities […]

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Alton Business Association – Workforce Housing Forum

by Skip September 26, 2013

Last night, the ‘Grok was asked to cover a forum in Alton being sponsored by the Alton Business Association.  I have to hand it to those folks to be willing to sponsor such a forum on this subject as it has, is, and will become more and more political.  Their stance, as iterated by the […]

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GrokTALK! 9-21-2013 – Skip, Steve and Mike Open the Program

by Steve MacDonald September 26, 2013
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Skip, Mike, and Steve open the show with quick hits on the Tom DeLay conviction being overturned, mass shootings, Martin O’Malley coming to NH, what’s new with GrokTALK and GraniteGrok.com, being a part-time new media activist, Common core and the government bribing the states with federal money (taken from the states), the need for property […]

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All Rise for King Roomba

by Steve MacDonald September 26, 2013
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Democrat Care’s Perverse Incentives…Or Are They Disincentives?

by Steve MacDonald September 26, 2013
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The (Un)Affordable (Diminished)Care Act(like it does any of the things promised) includes mountains of evil not the least of which is this which should put a stake in the heart of any Democrat narrative about supporting American Families. If they (a 60 year old couple with no kids) have identical earnings totaling $65,000, which will […]

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What Health Care “Choice” Means to NH Democrats – “There Can Be Only One!”

by Steve MacDonald September 26, 2013
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A few years back then State Senator Jeanne Shaheen set the ball rolling toward declining care options in New Hampshire by acting as a shill for Blue Cross Blue Shield.  She wrote and husbanded (sexist!) SB 711 through the legislature until it became law.  The end result was fewer choices and higher premiums. While health […]

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Michael Barone – On Faith and Global Warming

by Steve MacDonald September 26, 2013
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Michael Barone has a piece in the Washington Examiner whose thrust is to address the UN panels historic downgrading of past apocalyptic rhetoric regarding mans so-called impact on global climate.  We’ve apparently been given a 17 year waiver from the universe, something the ‘war’mists call a pause, a pause that conservatives note better explains the […]

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GrokTALK! 9-14-2013 Guest Segment: Susan Myrick – Electoral Policy Analyst with the Civitas Institute in NC

by Steve MacDonald September 26, 2013
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In the final half-hour Electoral Policy Analyst Susan Myrick, from North Carolina’s Civitas Institute calls in for a discussion on electoral policy, changes in North Carolina’s Election law, problems with early voting and same day registration, residency requirements, voter ID and how it polls among all sectors of the population, similarities between issues in their […]

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