Skip Murphy – Co-founder of GraniteGrok, my concern is around Individual Liberty and Freedom (and how Government is taking that away from us). My fight, from a Conservative (with small “L” libertarian leanings) and evangelical Christian perspective, is with the Progressives that are forcing a collectivized and secular humanistic future upon us. As an activist, citizen journalist (and pundit!), my goal is to use the New Media to advance the radical notions of America’s Founders back into our culture again.


Steve on GALSteve MacDonald – Steve is a New Hampshire resident, blogger, taxpayer advocate, and a member of the Board of directors of The 603 Alliance. Other groups willing to associate with him include the NHCMP, NHRVC, LFGC, and CNHT. He is the host of GrokTALK! and an Editor at Large for Please Note: My opinions are my own and not those of my Family, employers, politicians, campaigns, or other contributors at GraniteGrok.


Mike Rogers.Mike Rogers – Mike is a British import of more than 30 years; a conservative in the days of Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan. A staunch constitutionalist, Mike espouses all good causes toward the libertarian side of conservative – EG he who governs least, governs best. He believes the Declaration, Constitution, and the Bill of Rights mean what they say and candidates for office should take their oaths of office seriously.


Ellen KolbEllen Kolb – Ellen is a writer and pro-life activist. She’s an experienced political campaigner as well as a communications consultant to New Hampshire nonprofit organizations.  She blogs about New Hampshire pro-life issues at and takes on broader issues at If she’s missing a deadline, she’s likely to be off hiking somewhere in the Granite State (and she blogs about that, too:


Susan Olsen – A coal miner’s daughter who can’t sing, lover of liberty, enemy of intellectual sloth, an admirer of William Barrett Travis, Stonewall Jackson and Michael Valentine Smith, possessor of a Gonzales flag, a little old lady who is armed and wears assault pearls.



kimberly morinKimberly Morin Kimberly Morin is a political activist in the Granite State. She is a lifelong Independent who calls out both sides of the aisle when they screw up.




Ed Naile DwgEd Naile Ed is a long time local activist and the Chairman of the Coalition of New Hampshire Taxpayers (CNHT).




Toms pine treeTom – New Hampshire resident. Patriot. Proud to live in a state and country with Constitutions like ours. Disgusted how our governments ignore them. I am determined to help correct that.




Josh mooreJosh Moore is a former two-term New Hampshire State Representative. Josh is also the Founder of The Patriot Initiative, an educational non-profit with the vision to restore culture and government. During Josh’s four years serving in the NH House, he sat on the House education committee.



Judy-Aron-headshot-for-GrokJudy Aron Judy Aron is a liberty lover and Constitutional Conservative who is unapologetically pro-Second Amendment. When she isn’t doing something community or politically oriented she enjoys creating delicious food in her kitchen and gardening. She lives in a small town with her husband and their dog, and she keeps a flock of chickens around for fresh eggs. Some of the things Judy likes are Science Fiction, Catan, 60’s/70’s and Classical Music, Crafting and sharing a good laugh, but not necessarily in that order.


AnnMarie_PRAnn Marie Banfield – Ann Marie Banfield has been researching education reform for over a decade and actively supports parental rights, literacy and academic excellence in k-12 schools. You can contact her at:



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