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GrokTALK! – RINO Hunting

by Steve MacDonald December 20, 2014

This week we go RINO hunting. Get a legislative update. Joe D’Aleo joins us (Weatherbell.com and ICECAP) to talk about storms, climate, and meterology. Then its the WTF of the week and more. Follow us on YouTube, USTREAM, Facebook, and Twitter …and take us with you on iTunes, iHeart Radio, Spreaker, TuneIn, or Stitcher. Please […]

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This Week on GrokTALK! – Live Stream -December 20th, 2014

by Steve MacDonald December 19, 2014

Live stream for Saturday December 20th from 9am to 11am EST. Watch for twitter updates with the hashtag #GrokTALK If you don’t see it here, you can always watch it at USTREAM.tv here. Live broadcast by Ustream NH House rep Guy Comtois joins us for what will become a regular weekly feature in 2015 – […]

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GrokTALK! – The Administrative State

by Steve MacDonald December 19, 2014

In segment four we explore the administrative state and how you can’t do anything anymore without violating a regulation or a law; you can’t even feed the homeless without permission from the state.  You even need a sticker on your dinghy! It is the ongoing inversion of responsibility from the citizen to the government. And […]

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GrokTALK! Who Will Lead The Rebellion!?

by Steve MacDonald December 18, 2014

With as much as two-thirds of Republicans wondering why they bother, and no one in the media standing up to help, who will take the bit and lead them into battle against the crumbling principles of the GOP? We’ve also got an idea to make being a legislator more accessible to more people in New […]

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Can We Get NH Democrats on The Record About Hate?

by Steve MacDonald December 18, 2014

Susan J. Douglas is a typical White Tower Democrat. Susan J. Douglas is a prize-winning author, columnist, and cultural critic, and the Catherine Neafie Kellogg Professor of Communication Studies at The University of Michigan. Her book Where the Girls Are was widely praised, and chosen one of the top ten books of 1994 by National […]

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GrokTALK! – Drive the TEA Party Out?

by Steve MacDonald December 17, 2014
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GOP leadership gets fingered for playing at RINO King maker in the NH House. Was it all part of a plan to drive the grassroots out of the party? How does that affect elections? Does the establishment even care or are they content to hang on to enough power to horse trade for favors? We’ve […]

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GrokTALK! Scott Browns Unity Love Letter to Jen Horn and the NHGOP

by Steve MacDonald December 16, 2014
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Segment one was fun. We had Squirrels, Munchkins, questions about time zones in India, Sen. Scott Brown wins the WTF of the week, Fairpoint still sucks, some Shawn Jasper’s NH House treason, double-crossing-double-crossers, Darth Vader, Sheep noises, satire at Jennifer Horn’s expense, and hey! is there anyone who can step up to rally conservatives and […]

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GrokTALK! – James O’Keefe – The Videos

by Skip December 14, 2014

Last week James O’Keefe (founder of Project Veritas, the video investigative site that has bedeviled those that would turn the seams between policy and real world into deep, dark corners) came in for extra segments GrokTALK!.  I do have to apologize – I processed the video then, then got distracted, and then went “Oh Vay!” […]

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GrokTALK! – Republicans Anonymous – The Videos

by Skip December 14, 2014

Yesterday’s GrokTALK! was a FUN show to do – it is a fun time ANYTIME a bunch of Groksters get together.  Serious topics with lots of “Squirrels!!!” and side tangents along the way – and yes, some tomfoolery along the way.  Hey, none of us gets paid for spending all this time so why NOT […]

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GrokTALK! Republicans Anonymous

by Steve MacDonald December 13, 2014

This week the Bloggers from GraniteGrok.com are the guests as we explore the Conservatarian verses Establishment Republican throw-down nationally and in New Hampshire. And we announce our commitment to be the tip of the spear for those Republicans who’ve had enough of the GOP’s capitulation to media narratives and their support for the progressive agenda […]

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GrokTALK! – Groksters Assemble – Live Streaming

by Steve MacDonald December 13, 2014

This week the bloggers from GraniteGrok.com crowd the studio to talk about the upcoming legislative session, girding, arming, and preparing to double down on principles as we face off against a Democrat elected speaker in Republican clothing. 9am to 11am EST. Watch for twitter updates with the hashtag #GrokTALK If you don’t see it here, […]

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GrokTALK! Groksters Assemble!

by Steve MacDonald December 12, 2014
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This week we crowd the studio with bloggers and activists from GraniteGrok.com to talk about local, national, local, and maybe even some local issues if we aren’t too busy talking about….local issues. We’re preparing for the target rich environment of the next New Hampshire legislative session with Susan Olsen, Scott Morales, Jane Cormier, Skip Murphy, […]

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GrokTALK! with James O’Keefe – Part II

by Steve MacDonald December 10, 2014
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In part II with James O’Keefe we focus on one of the biggest issues preventing citizens from becoming activists or getting involved with activists; getting past the fear and intimidation of being attacked by opponents, politicians, and the media. You can listen to Part I here. Listen to the entire podcast here! Follow us on […]

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GrokTALK! with James O’Keefe – Part I

by Steve MacDonald December 9, 2014

In part I James O’Keefe joins us* to talk about Louisiana, the corrupt attorneys who handled his case , a Louisiana Democrat, Mary Landrieu’s impending defeat, keeping journalists on the reservation, and about telling stories that need to be told in pursuit of equally applied justice. We also discuss NH Asst. AG Richard Head, Eric […]

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GrokTALK! with Jorge Mesa-Tejada

by Steve MacDonald December 8, 2014
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Jorge Mesa-Tejada shares a tale of growing public education tyranny in a local school district.  The new Super, Earl Metzler (We’ve dubbed him the Earl of Metzler) has adopted an Obamaesque approach to rule and doesn’t seem to care what statue or charter say otherwise. We also discuss this growing trend as well as the […]

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GrokTALK! with James O’Keefe and Jorge Mesa-Tejada

by Steve MacDonald December 6, 2014
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James O’Keefe spends an hour with us in-studio (and a few minutes by phone on his way there).  Before that, Jorge Mesa-Tejada fills us in on the Earl of Metzler–a local school superintendent who rules with an executive style unlike president Obama – it’s his school district and he’ll do what he wants, New Hampshire […]

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GrokTALK! – the aftermath: Dr. Earl Metzler (“Earl of Metzler”) – Cronyism and Abusiveness?

by Skip December 6, 2014

We were talking with Jorge Mesa-Tejada this morning about the problem in the Timberlane/Hampstead School Districts (SAU 55) where it seems the School Board is being co-opted by an evil confluence of their relatively new Superintendent and NH School Board Association in that they are moving in a direction to limit free speech and the […]

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GrokTALK! Live Stream 12/06/2014 (9am to 11am EST)

by Steve MacDonald December 6, 2014
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(Live Stream headaches – we’re working on it…) This week we welcome Jorge Mesa-Tejada and James O’Keefe. Watch for twitter updates with the hashtag #GrokTALK If you don’t see it here, you can always watch it at USTREAM.tv here. Live broadcast by Ustream

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No Problem: NYT Reporter outs Ferguson cop Wilson’s address. Problem: Her address gets outed

by Skip December 2, 2014

One does have to wonder why a reporter, after putting resigned Ferguson cop Darren Wilson’s home address info in her story, is upset that her address got outed as well?  After all, journalists have no expectation that they are above the same “action” that they put their own subjects through, right?  Well, Julie Bosman of […]

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GrokTALK! – Doctors Talk ObamaCare

by Steve MacDonald November 22, 2014
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This week on GrokTALK! Dr. Joe Hannon is up first to give us an update on the disruptive force that is ObamaCare and Medicaid Expansion to patients and healthcare professionals. Then we are joined by Dr. Jeffrey Singer, an adjunct scholar at the Cato Institute and Doc Squads member, to talk about what ObamaCare has […]

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GrokTALK! Live Stream for November 22nd 2014

by Steve MacDonald November 22, 2014
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This week on GrokTALK! Dr. Joe Hannon is up first to give us a local update on the destructive force that is ObamaCare. Next up is Dr. Jeffrey Singer, an adjunct scholar at the Cato Institute and Doc Squads member to talk about what ObamaCare has done to his patients and to discuss the 2014 […]

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GrokTALK! Guns, Crime, Morality, Oh My!

by Steve MacDonald November 21, 2014
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In this segment we talk California’s new court-ordered shall issue gun law, the Right to self defense, Crime, Morality, Leadership, Scott Walker – who is a template for Republican success that needs to be followed here in NH if not everywhere.  Then we  pivot to Bill O’Brien (who did get elected Speaker of the NH […]

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Susan and Kimberly on WNTK: Womens Defense League of NH

by Skip November 21, 2014

Being interviewed by Ben Sarro on WNTK 99.7 FM:

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Jonathan Last – The Seven Deadly Virtues

by Steve MacDonald November 19, 2014
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  Jonathan Last, is a senior writer at the Weekly Standard and the editor of The Seven Deadly Virtues.  He joins GrokTALK! for a discussion about the book, the talent–PJ O’Rourke, Jonah Goldberg, Michael Graham, Matt Labash, and 14 more–and the culture that made such a funny look at virtue such a great idea. The […]

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What To Do About Obama

by Steve MacDonald November 17, 2014
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Radio host Pete Ingemi joins us to talk about the changing dynamics in congress, what Republican majorities might, can, could, or shouldn’t do in the next two years, and why every Democrat must be made to understand that there is a long term price for whatever Barack Obama does that he will never have to […]

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GrokTALK! with Jonathan Last, Pete Ingemi, and Tom Flaherty

by Steve MacDonald November 15, 2014
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This week Senior writer for The Weekly Standard Jonathan Last joins us to talk about his recent book ‘The Seven Deadly Virtues.*’  Before that DaTechGuy Pete Ingemi gives us his thoughts on the election, the lame duck congress, and the new Republican Majority.  And, as always, there is this weeks Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, and our […]

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GrokTALK! Live Stream for November 15th, 2014

by Steve MacDonald November 15, 2014
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This week on GrokTALK! from The Weekly Standard, Jonathan Last joins us to talk about the new book “The Seven Deadly Virtues.” Radio host Pete Ingemi — DaTech guy — gives us a requiem on the 2014 elections.  We’ll offer up some thoughts on the vote for House Speaker coming up on Tuesday.  Is it […]

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Post Election Analysis With Speaker Bill O’Brien

by Steve MacDonald November 10, 2014
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We continue our post election analysis with Greg Moore, and are then joined by former NH House Speaker Bill O’Brien (he does join us mid segment), to get his thoughts on the November 2014 election results. Listen to the entire podcast here and our previous segment with Greg Moore here. Follow us on YouTube, USTREAM, […]

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Post Election Round Up with Greg Moore – AFP-NH

by Steve MacDonald November 10, 2014

Greg Moore is the NH State Directer for Americans for Prosperity and a former NH House chief of staff.  He joins us to discuss the election, the lefts presidential ground game for the midterm in NH, the new Republican majorities, and state and federal level losses (like Scott Brown) by the numbers. Greg Moore AFP-NH […]

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GrokTALK! Post Election Round Up!

by Steve MacDonald November 8, 2014

This week on GT it’s a post election round up with AFP-NH’s Greg Moore, Former NH House Speaker Bill O’Brien, the Tenth Amendment Centers Michael Boldin, and NH State Senate Candidate George Lambert. (Lost the first 9 minutes but I’ll rebuild that from video for the segment release.) Follow us on YouTube, USTREAM, Facebook, and […]

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