Day: September 26, 2013

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

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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Democrat Care’s Perverse Incentives…Or Are They Disincentives?

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!”

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

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

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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In the Absence of Planned Parenthood, Teen Pregnancy Dropped

From Caffinated Thoughts (Washington, DC) Contrary to the Planned Parenthood Federation of America public relations and lobbying message, there is no correlation with PPFA community presence and reduced teen pregnancy. In contrast, teen pregnancies actually decreased with the absence of PPFA.  …the source is the official records of 16 counties within the Texas panhandle,” said …

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