February 2015

GrokTALK! – The Video – February 28th, 2015

by Skip February 28, 2015

Today, I finally get to beat Steve in putting up GrokTALK! – mostly because he’s still in a bus coming home from CPAC 2105.  Speaking of which: Segment 1 Part 1 – Grokster Steve talks with Mike and Skip about CPAC and what he observed Segment 1 Part 2 – Our Education Updater, Jorge Mesa-Tejada […]

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GrokTALK! Live Stream February 28th, 2015

by Steve MacDonald February 28, 2015
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Live stream for Saturday February 28th, 2015 from 9 am to 11am EST .   Live broadcast by UstreamIf you don’t see it here, you can always watch it at USTREAM.tv here. Today on GrokTALK! Jorge Mesa-Tejada with the Education update Max Abramson on Criminal Justice (just like the committee he should be sitting on) […]

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OK, another Blogline of the Day – not really about Fox News

by Skip February 27, 2015

“As a business matter, Fox doesn’t need to compete on credibility. Many of its viewers long ago decided the rest of the news media have none.” (H/T: Instapundit)

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CPAC 2015 – TEA Party walks out on Jeb Bush

by Skip February 27, 2015

(H/T: The Corner)

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So would ANY of the anti-gun supporters’ proposed laws worked in this case? How many laws were broken?

by Skip February 27, 2015

From the UL (reformatted, emphasis mine):  Warner felon caught with silenced sub-machine pistol, drugs A car stopped by police for weaving along Route 28 on Thursday led to the arrest of a Warner man on parole who had a silenced sub-machine pistol, a shotgun and drugs.  Gordon Potter, 35, was ordered held on $250,000 cash […]

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Special Election Candidate Yvonne Dean-Bailey

by Steve MacDonald February 27, 2015
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Yvonne Dean-Bailey is a Republican candidate for a special election in Rockingham County district 32.  Yvonne joins us to talk issues, the campaign, and her priorities if elected to the House.  Listen to the entire podcast here. Follow us on YouTube, USTREAM, Facebook, and Twitter …and take us with you on iTunes, iHeart Radio, Spreaker, […]

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Headline is good – the reason is better.

by Skip February 27, 2015

Kansas Senate Votes to Eliminate Concealed Carry Licensing Requirement “Today we must vote, and when in doubt, I believe that if we err, we ought to do so on the side of freedom and the continued protection of our most basic constitutional rights,” – Kansas Senate President Susan Wagle Gosh, would it be that ALL politicians […]

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Tomorrow on GrokTALK! February 28th, 2015

by Steve MacDonald February 27, 2015
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Tomorrow on GrokTALK! February 28th, 2015 – Starting at 9 am EST our guests are… Jorge Mesa-Tejada with the Education update Max Abramson on Criminal Justice (just like the committee he should be sitting on) Rep Josh Moore on the recent memo from Virginia Barry and the NH State Dept of Education. We’ll also have […]

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Good point – why IS that?

by Skip February 27, 2015

Really – Jonah Goldberg comments on the fact that Judicial Watch was able to pry these email out of the State Deptment…and Congress? But I have an honest and un-sensational question to ask. Is there a good explanation for why Judicial Watch and similar groups routinely seem able to get better information and documents than […]

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Benghazi: What Difference At This Point Does It Make?? Hillary may soon find out

by Skip February 27, 2015

Uh-oh, this is going to leave a mark.  Carly Fiorona keeps asking “What is Hillary’s main achievement?” – and it may be “A Big Whopper with a straight face”: Hillary Clinton’s Top Aides Knew from First Minutes that Benghazi Was a Terrorist Attack, E-mails Disclose From the very first moments of the terrorist attack on […]

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HR 5 – The Student Success Act Is a Trap!

by Steve MacDonald February 27, 2015
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By Steve Mac Donald | Watchdog Arena The Student Success Act (HR5) working its way through the U.S. House is a trap. HR5 is being sold as legislation that will “support State and local accountability for public education, protect State and local authority, inform parents of the performance of their children’s schools, and for other purposes.”  […]

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CPAC 2015

by Steve MacDonald February 27, 2015
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Lots of speeches. I started my morning with Newt Gingrich, listened to Laura Ingraham, Marco Rubio, and Governor Rick Perry. I caught some of Rick Santorum’s remarks, but by far the best speech of the day belonged to Phil Robertson who received the Andrew Breitbart Defender of Free Speech award. Phil gave the left plenty […]

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Half-baked or Half-cocked?

by Susan Olsen February 27, 2015

Well, I wrote to ole Half-Baked on February 9th as a private citizen and heard nuthin’ but crickets…I even confronted him in person but he breezed by me like I was the help.   Then, all of a sudden, this shows up…someone must have told him I was part of a state-wide women’s organization instead […]

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The Rule of Law; Familiar indeed

by Skip February 26, 2015

From Susan at PackingNH: “SCEs believe they personally can ignore laws and act according to their own sovereign citizen ideology.” – Sovereign Citizen Extremist Report Sounds vaguely familiar… The Rule of Law – keep remembering that the example is set from the top down.  Why SHOULDN’T SCEs be able to ignore the law when the […]

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Did you know there ARE rules for RINOs?

by Skip February 26, 2015

Heh!  I’m not sure I’d want to take that task on – enumerating those kinds of rules.  You see, standing on solid foundations are just so much easier to navigate through life – you never have to worry where you stand.  Or what your stances are.  RINOs?  The moderate middle?  Squishes?  The “just sounds right” […]

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I can’t even parody this: LGBTTQQFAGPBDSM

by Skip February 26, 2015

I just had to chuckle when I read this headline – when are too many letters just silliness? LGBT acronym not inclusive enough for Wesleyan University, which insists on LGBTTQQFAGPBDSM …expialidocious! This is no joke, notes Jennifer Kabbany at College Fix, by which she obviously means it is not intended to be funny. Wesleyan University, she observes (via Powerline’s […]

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Twitter – Mark Halperin, welcome!

by Skip February 26, 2015

Another follower for GraniteGrok on Twitter: Mark Halperin Want to follow us as well?  Go to @GraniteGrok!

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Notable Quote – Renny “Vivir la revolución” Cushing

by Susan Olsen February 26, 2015

“It was the first time I ever experienced this sense of shame, not just shame but also responsibility,” Cushing adds. “I knew that I lived in the United States. I was from there; I had reason to take on my government. So right after that, I made a conscious decision that I was going to […]

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Yup, just keep on doing whatcha doin’, change nothing, and I’d be pleased

by Skip February 26, 2015

The post title summarizes it well: Dem Governors respond to 2014 drubbing: We’re not changing a thing …Shumlin is right, however, that Obama’s job approval ratings have rebounded slightly. That should be cold comfort for Democrats. According to the Democratic Party “autopsy” released this week, the president’s party has lost 13 Senate seats, 69 House seats, and […]

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Breaking: US Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) votes to fund Obama’s unConstitutional Executive Amnesty

by Skip February 26, 2015

Update: This should have gone up last night (e.g. Breaking) but I lost Internet just before hitting PUBLISH…sorry) Go ahead, I DARE you to now tell me the difference between the Republicans and the Democrats in voting to fully fund the parts of DHS that Obama will use to work his (own words) illegal Executive Amnesty.  I […]

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I’m Off to CPAC

by Steve MacDonald February 26, 2015
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Not long from now I will be heading down to CPAC.  I will have access to email and twitter in transit but I do not expect to do any blogging until I get down there later today, and maybe not until tomorrow. I’ll do my best to tweet pictures and commentary throughout Friday and Saturday.  […]

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US Rep Trey Gowdy gives a warning on The Rule of Law that ALL should listen to

by Skip February 25, 2015

“You may benefit from the president’s failure to enforce the law today.  But I’ll make you this promise; there will come a day where you will cry out for the enforcement of the law. There will come a day when you long for the law to be the foundation of this Republic.  So you be careful […]

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Bill Nye – the Anti-Semite Guy

by Skip February 25, 2015

Riffing off Steve’s post of “Bill Nye The Actor-Guy” is Nye’s “victim shaming” of the Jews in Europe who are facing more and more anti-Semite attacks – and it certainly looks like it is being driven by the Islamic in-flow as Europe embraced massive low income Muslim immigration.  Who, pretty much, are looking to assimilate […]

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SB116 Testimony: Londonderry Fish & Game Club President (and Grokster!) Rick Olsen

by Skip February 25, 2015

Courtesy of Ken Parks, Jr is Rick Olson’s testimony on SB116 (the “Constitutional Carry” bill which would have NH follow in Vermont’s footsteps: legal to own a firearm?  Then you can open carry or concealed carry.  No asking “Nanny, may I?” to exercise a plainly written NH Constitutional Right): It has passed the Senate, now […]

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Did NH State Trooper Sgt Sean Haggerty talk to Rebecca Blank? Both on the taxpayer dole, advocating against

by Skip February 25, 2015

Sgt Sean Haggerty has made a place for himself with the NH Conservatives crowd – and not necessary a “cool” one.  We DO resent someone who is being paid with our hard earned money advocate against our Rights (re: SB116).  And I WILL go that next point – I think the reverse is wrong, too.  […]

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Notable Quote – Theodore Dalrymple

by Skip February 25, 2015

“In my study of communist societies, I came to the conclusion that the purpose of communist propaganda was not to persuade or convince, nor to inform, but to humiliate; and therefore, the less it corresponded to reality the better. When people are forced to remain silent when they are being told the most obvious lies, […]

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Where, oh where, have we heard about wanting to upend our current systems???

by Skip February 25, 2015

Socialists…..enemies of capitalism….income inequality…..people before profits……destroy the current system.  We heard this all before and when they followed, it didn’t work out well for anyone, did it? And yet, that’s what we hear all the time, isn’t it.  Remember, part of that overthrow was abandoning The Rule of Law; what are we seeing today? And […]

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Heh! – “You might be a New Englander….”

by Skip February 25, 2015

A bit of fun at we Yankees here up North: You might be a New Englander… Here is what Jeff Foxworthy has to say about New Englanders… Forget Rednecks …. If someone in a Home Depot store offers you assistance and they don’t work there, you live in New England . If you’ve worn shorts […]

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Who’s their daddy?

by Susan Olsen February 25, 2015

They cite themselves as a 501(c)(4) on the website.  So how come there’s no record of the tax-exempt girls over at Granite State Progress at the IRS Exempt Organization‘s list?  

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