GrokTALK

This Week on GrokTALK! Aug 2nd, 2014

by Steve MacDonald August 1, 2014

This week our guests are the Education expert, Blogger (Invisible Serfs Collar), and author of  Credentialed to Destroy — Robin S. Eubanks; from the Refugee Resettlement Watch blog — Ann Cocoran; and CD-1 congressional candidate Brendan Kelly.

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GrokTALK! July 26th, 2014 with Doris Hohensee

by Steve MacDonald July 30, 2014
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Next Up on GrokTALK! Doris Hohensee, who is running against Democrat Betty Lasky for New Hampshire State Senate District 13.  We talk about the campaign, jobs, economic growth, education, and teacher’s growing opposition to common core.  We touch Federal interference, expanding Granite State commerce and real growth in exports, and where Doris stands on taxes, […]

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GrokTALK! July 26th, 2014 with Kevin Kervick Part II

by Steve MacDonald July 29, 2014
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Next Up on GrokTALK! we do not have Walt Havenstein.  He was scheduled but he didn’t show up.  I can’t say I blame him.  How does refusing to apologize for calling us tea-baggers help his campaign? But we expected as much, and Kevin was happy to fill in.  We discuss the culture and its effect […]

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GrokTALK! July 26th, 2014 with Kevin Kervick

by Steve MacDonald July 28, 2014
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Next Up on GrokTALK!  professor, craft brew seller, and political activist Kevin Kervick join us to talk about craft beer in New Hampshire, and how craft beer is a liberty issue, enjoying good beer as opposed to guzzling the swill from the huge brewers, and growth in the craft brew industry in New Hampshire. In […]

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GrokTALK! July 26th 2014 with Kevin Kervick and Doris Hohensee

by Steve MacDonald July 26, 2014
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This week on GrokTALK! we are joined by Kevin Kervick and Doris Hohensee.  (Walt Havenstien was schedule but pulled a where’s Walt-o and never showed up.)  Kevin talks about immigration, the culture, marriage, but first–and foremost Beer.   Doris joins us to talk about education, commerce, taxes, and Betty Lasky, the Democrat State Senator she is […]

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GrokTALK! 7-26-2014 Live Stream

by Steve MacDonald July 26, 2014
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This week our guests are Kevin Kervick and Doris Hohensee and maybe…as unlikely as it sounds, Walt Havenstein. If you don’t see it here, you can always watch it at USTREAM.tv here. Live broadcast by Ustream

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GrokTALK! Dan Hynes – NH State Senate Candidate

by Steve MacDonald July 23, 2014
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Next Up on GrokTALK! – Dan Hynes is running in a Republican Primary for the NH State Senate.  Dan is in a four way race with Gary Daniels, Maureen Mooney, and Dan Dwyer.  Dan stops in to share some thoughts about the race, policy, the proper role of government, and Republican principles.  (And an apology.) […]

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GrokTALK! Greg Moore – AFP New Hampshire

by Steve MacDonald July 22, 2014
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Next Up  on GrokTALK! – Greg Moore – AFP New Hampshire joins us to talk about NH Senator Jeanne Shaheen’s long record on ruining health care in New Hampshire. We also discuss Congresswoman Ann Kuster’s complicity in out current health care mess, and the new ads AFP just released. In the second half of the […]

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GrokSHOT! – Where is Scott Brown?

by Steve MacDonald July 19, 2014
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The situation alluded to in this GrokSHOT! was the subject of today’s new GrokTALK! weekly feature – “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot,” which we announced in segment one. When Jack Kimball, asked a very important question (in segment four) about why a certain candidate wasn’t seen engaging in the retail politics New Hampshire is famous for… I […]

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GrokTALK! July19th, 2014 Greg Moore, Dan Hynes, and Jack Kimball

by Steve MacDonald July 19, 2014
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This week on GrokTALK! our guests are Greg Moore from AFP New Hampshire on holding Jeanne Shaheen and Ann Kuster accountable on Health Care, Mike Rogers calls in from California to talk about Israel.  Dan Hynes, candidate for NH State Senate drops in to talk state versus private markets, and Jack Kimball joins us to […]

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GrokTALK! Live Stream for July 19th, 2014

by Steve MacDonald July 19, 2014
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Look I remembered the Live Stream this week! FYI – If you don’t see it here, you can always watch it at USTREAM.tv here. This week our guests are Greg Moore from AFP-New Hampshire, Mike Rogers calls in from California, Dan Hynes – running for State Senate, and Jack Kimball.  (And rumor has it, Kimberly […]

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GrokTALK! July 12th, 2014: Jazz Shaw – Hot Air!

by Steve MacDonald July 15, 2014
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Next Up this week on GrokTALK! – Jazz Shaw, the weekend editor at Hot Air!  As a national new media reporter and commentator he gives us his view of the NH Senate Race, retail politics, earned media, the current immigration situation, and a lot more…   Audio – 30 Min – Jazz Shaw – Hot […]

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GrokTALK! July 12th, 2014 – Senator Bob Smith

by Steve MacDonald July 13, 2014
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This week on GrokTALK! our first guest is Senator Bob Smith, candidate for US Senate in New Hampshire.  We talk about getting the message to the voters who aren’t ‘in the choir,’ principles, values, the stark differences on the left and right, being a platform Republican, out-of-control bureaucrats, and Senator Smith even weighs in on […]

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GrokTALK! July 12th, 2014 Bob Smith, Jazz Shaw, and Matt Murphy

by Steve MacDonald July 12, 2014
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This week on GrokTALK!  our guests are Senator Bob Smith, candidate for US Senate in New Hampshire. From Hot Air, weekend Editor Jazz Shaw joins us to talk about the NH Senate race, immigration and other issues.  And Matt Murphy from Citizens for a Strong New Hampshire calls in to talk local issues, and about […]

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GrokTALK! for the week of 7/12/2014 – The Videos

by Skip July 12, 2014

Dang, I THOUGHT I might be able to get these up before Steve gets the audio up.  Yes, we had a late start as we couldn’t get into the building at our regular time, so our start time was 9:30am and then ran late on the other end.  BUT!  A good show with The Pre-Show […]

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CNHT Annual Picnic – Candidates for NH State Senate: George Lambert, Kathy Lauer-Rago, Lydia Dube Harmon, Dennis Lamare

by Skip July 12, 2014

Still even MORE candidates for NH State Senate speak at the CNHT Annual picnic held last Saturday in Hillsborough, NH.  Lots of folks showed up as it IS considered to be Old Home Day for conservative activists in the State.  Here are three more folks that believe that they can make a difference: Kathy Lauer-Rago, […]

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GrokTALK! – The Complete Podcast will be up tonight!

by Steve MacDonald July 12, 2014
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Despite the challenges we had a great show.  (Steve’s hangs head in shame for not having put the Live Stream Post up on GraniteGrok.)  We started late, but did the full two hours, with Senator Smith, Matt Murphy, and Jazz Shaw.  Kimberly was not able to join us as planned. The Podcast will be up […]

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This Week on GrokTALK! – July 12th, 2014

by Steve MacDonald July 11, 2014
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This week on GrokTALK! our guests are Senator Bob Smith; from Citizens for  Strong New Hampshire – Matt Murphy; Hot Air Weekend Editor Jazz Shaw; and our special guest host if Kimberly Morin. (We might be running from 9:30 to 11:30, due to lock changs at the office.)

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BCRC – Intro ceremonies, old business, candidate speeches

by Skip July 10, 2014

As most already know, the July meeting of the Belknap County Republican Committee was held last night.  As always, the whole thing will be put up, first in “topical segments” and then I’ll put up the entire hour plus meeting (to provide full context, given the controversy from last night) – we may snip out […]

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GrokTALK! CNHT Picnic – Jim Rubens

by Steve MacDonald July 9, 2014
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Our CNHT Picnic edition of GrokTALK! continues as Jim Rubens, former NH State Senator, and candidate for the US Senate, stops by the GrokTable to talk about issues, and his primary race to challenge Democrat Jeanne Shaheen Listen You Can Also Listen or Download Here This segment is also available on the podcast page if […]

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GrokTALK! CNHT Picnic – Dr. Betsy McCaughey

by Steve MacDonald July 9, 2014
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Our CNHT Picnic edition of GrokTALK! continues as Dr. Betsy McCaughey (McCoy), one of the foremost experts on the actual ObamaCare law as written (and  the keynote speaker at this years CNHT Picnic), joins us to talk ObamaCare, and the upcoming employer mandate. Listen You Can Also Listen or Download Here This segment is also […]

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GrokTALK! CNHT Picnic – Sen. Bob Smith

by Steve MacDonald July 8, 2014
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Our CNHT Picnic edition of GrokTALK! continues some more, as Senator Bob SMith sits down to talk about the issues, Senator Shaheen, Scott Brown, Republican principles, and making unpopular choices because without them we can’t come back from the brink. Here’s our interview with Senator Smith You Can Also Listen or Download Here This segment […]

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GrokTALK! CNHT Picnic – Col. Gary Lambert

by Steve MacDonald July 8, 2014
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Our CNHT Picnic edition of GrokTALK! continues with Col. Gary Lambert. Gary is in a primary to challenge current Democrat Congresswoman Congressperson Obama-Rubber-Stamp Annie Ann McLane Kuster for the NH congressional District two seat. Here’s our interview with Gary. You Can Also Listen or Download Here This segment is also available on the podcast page […]

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CNHT Annual Picnic – Former NH Speaker Bill O’Brien

by Skip July 8, 2014

As Steve has the audio of our interview with Speaker Bill O’Brien, please know that he also spoke from the speakers’ podium.  First, if you have the need to know. Thus, with no further ado: The Democrats have demonized him because he actually stood up for and have the results that he believes in smaller, limited […]

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GrokTALK! CNHT Picnic – Speaker Bill O’Brien

by Steve MacDonald July 7, 2014
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Our CNHT Picnic edition of GrokTALK! continues with Speaker Bill O’Brien, who is running for re-election to the NH State House, and–if there is a Republican majority–another opportunity to be the speaker of that chamber. Here’s our interview with Bill. You Can Also Listen or Download Here This segment is also available on the podcast […]

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GrokTALK! CNHT Picnic – Andrew Hemingway, Brian Tilton, Dan Itse

by Steve MacDonald July 7, 2014
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We did things a bit differently on GrokTALK! this week, live streaming (intermittently) from the CNHT picnic in Hillsborough, New Hampshire. So the post-production end product of hat even will be slightly different. Most of the content will go up as interviews with individual candidates or activists, but there were three parts of the event […]

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Where’s GrokTALK!

by Steve MacDonald July 7, 2014
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Where’s GrokTALK! for July 5th?  I’m working on it.  We had over three and one-half hours of audio from the CNHT Picnic.   I have also been very busy with non-blogger related business, so time has not been abundant.  Things like holidays, family, yard-work, and unfinished home improvement projects have kept me away from the […]

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GrokTALK! Audio Segments from June 28th 2014

by Steve MacDonald July 1, 2014
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For those looking to consume GrokTALK! is smaller bites we bring you the segments.  Listen to them here or download them for later.  You can also listen to individual segments on TuneIn, Stictcher, and iTunes.  The full podcast is always available on these platforms, as well as on Spreaker and iHeart Radio.  You can can […]

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GrokTV: Lakes Region Planning Commission Law Lecture – Bernie Waugh

by Skip June 29, 2014

Kerrie Diers (Exec. Dir. of the Nashua (New Hampshire) Regional Planning Commission) doesn’t care much that your land gets in the way of her planning (for your own good as in “WHY do our perceptions of the needs of the Collective have to give way to what Individuals own?”): “Private Property Rights get in the […]

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GrokTALK! June 28th, 2014 – The Videos

by Skip June 29, 2014
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OK, I’m later than normal.  Posting has been real light as my old laptop had “severe issues” after last week’s remote at the Londonderry Fish & Game Club & GrokShoot – had to spend most of last week trying to recover from that.  Thankfully, I had done a full backup the week before so most […]

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