Saturday, January 24, 2015

After GrokTALK! action report – Jorge sends info from his Education Update segment

by Skip January 24, 2015

You can listen to the audio here or watch it here but Jorge Mesa-Tejada was kind enough to send in some text to buttress the segment on which he spoke about looking over School District Budgets: HOW TO READ AND UNDERSTAND A SCHOOL BUDGET  Taxpayers are usually mystified when they are handed out a thick […]

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Fiscally unsound for WHO, Senator Jeff Woodburn?

by Skip January 24, 2015

This caught my eye earlier this week in the Union Leader (reformatted, emphasis mine): DOWN TO BUSINESS: Senate Democratic Leader Jeff Woodburn of Dalton likened a GOP effort to cut the business profits tax and business enterprise tax to “political footballs.” [Senate GOP wants to lower NH business taxes].   Sen. Andy Sanborn, R-Bedford, and Senate Majority Leader Jeb Bradley, R-Wolfeboro, touted […]

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A more productive Senate already this year than last year?

by Skip January 24, 2015

From The Hill: The new Republican-controlled Senate has already voted on more amendments in one week than the Democratic-controlled Senate considered in all of 2014. Republican senators applauded the feat when Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced it on the Senate floor. “We’ve actually reached a milestone here that I think is noteworthy for […]

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Obama: your kids “only need” Community College – no need for better so I’ll take your savings

by Skip January 24, 2015

You don’t need that I don’t know of anyone who says they need that It’s about the quality of life“ It is the cost of civilization America has ALWAYS been an aspirational society: dream it, work for it…and sometimes, get it.  The moral has always been look up – there is the possibility of making […]

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A Warning To Medicaid Expanders

by Mike January 24, 2015

In a Primary survey published today on HotAir.com, we find this nugget reflecting voter anger over ObamaCare and Medicaid expansion: On the health care front, not a whole lot of news. Nearly three out of four respondents see Obamacare exchange and expansion support as deal breakers for their primary votes, which creates a very low […]

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How bad is it when an uber-Progressive is calling Mitt Romney a born-again Progressive?

by Skip January 24, 2015

David Corn, pretty much far Left as one can get without being BFF with Castro bros (ok, maybe he’s standing between them in that picture over there) is now welcoming Mitt Romney as a brother-in-ideology (reformatted, emphasis mine): It is time for liberals to cheer Mitt Romney. Not because his possible entry into the 2016 […]

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You Decide What it Means

by Steve MacDonald January 24, 2015

 

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Public School Lunch Shaming

by Steve MacDonald January 24, 2015
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During our interview with Rep Victoria Sullivan (Hills 16) this morning, she mentioned a parent finding a note in their child’s lunch box. Here’s the story from Yahoo! Parenting… Dr. and Mrs. Puckett,  The cafeteria reported to me that Alia’s lunch today included 4 chocolate bars, a bag of marshmallows, Ritz crackers and a pickle. […]

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GrokTALK! January 24th, 2015 – The Video (er, mostly)

by Skip January 24, 2015

We had ‘Net access problems – they couldn’t hear us, we couldn’t hear them especially during Segment 3 when we were talking with NH State Rep Victoria Sullivan about her bill on objectionable material in schools (and the teachers / administration putting their “morality” ahead of what parents would do).  Even rebooting the modems and […]

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GrokTALK! January 24th, 2015 The Podcast!

by Steve MacDonald January 24, 2015
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This week we are joined by Blogger and Podcster Greg Kline from Red Maryland.com; Rep. Victoria Sullivan discusses House Bill 332 (school district policy regarding objectionable course material), Guy Comtios is back with a legislative update, and Jorge Mesa-Tejada schools us on School Budgets     Follow us on YouTube, USTREAM, Facebook, and Twitter …and […]

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GrokTALK! Live Stream – January 24th, 2015

by Steve MacDonald January 24, 2015
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Live stream for Saturday January 24th, 2015 from 9am to 11am EST . (The pre-show could start as early as 8:30am) Watch for twitter updates with the hashtag #GrokTALK Live broadcast by UstreamIf you don’t see it here, you can always watch it at USTREAM.tv here. Today on GrokTALK! Greg Kline Blogger and podcaster from […]

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