GrokTALK

GrokTALK! – No Curriculum Trigger Warnings For Parents?

by Steve MacDonald July 29, 2015

Michelle Levell joins us to examine student and parental rights with regard to explicit material in pubic school classrooms, a recent effort to inform parents, and how educarats reacted to the proposed reform. You can find the entire program here Follow us on YouTube,  Facebook, and Twitter …and take us with you on iTunes, iHeart Radio, Spreaker,TuneIn, or […]

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CNHT Picnic – CNHT Chair Ed Naile and Skip Murphy

by Skip July 28, 2015

And finally, all of the videos are now up.  Ed Naile comes back at the ending of the CNHT Annual Picnic for his closing remarks: And more than a few props for Rich Girard, host of Girard at Large on WLMW 90.7 FM New Hampshire Family Radio, who acted as Master of Ceremonies during the […]

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GrokTALK! – Donor States And Others ‘Hit Hardest’

by Steve MacDonald July 28, 2015

In part two with Keith Carlsen (Health Care Compact) we talk donor states, the federal money shell game, and how Medicaid expansion will hurt the people who need Medicaid most. You can find the entire program here Follow us on YouTube,  Facebook, and Twitter …and take us with you on iTunes, iHeart Radio, Spreaker,TuneIn, or Stitcher.  

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GrokTALK! July 25th, 2015 – The video

by Skip July 25, 2015

A very good show, in my estimation (which makes two good shows in a row)! Segment 1 – Groksters Steve, Mike, and Skip yak with Kimberly (on the phone) about the News of the Day and Week Segment 2 – Keith Carlson comes in to talk about the Health Compact movement; a way for States […]

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GrokTALK! July 25th, 2015

by Steve MacDonald July 25, 2015
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This week on GrokTALK! we talk to Gov. George Pataki, Education advocate Michelle Levell, and Keith Carlsen for the Health Care Compact. (Program starts at 2:30 if you want to skip the pre-show music) Follow us on YouTube,  Facebook, and Twitter …and take us with you on iTunes, iHeart Radio, Spreaker,TuneIn, or Stitcher.  

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Dr. Kelli Ward is Challenging Senator John McCain in Arizona

by Steve MacDonald July 24, 2015
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Dr. Kelli Ward is challenging Senator John McCain for the US Senate in Arizona. Here is her “I’m In!” video. Website

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Tomorrow On GrokTALK! July 25th, 2015

by Steve MacDonald July 24, 2015
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This week on GrokTALK! July 25th, 2015, (9am to 11am EDT) Governor George Pataki will be in studio to discuss why he is running for President. Michelle Levell on Parents rights vetoed by Governor Hassan this session. Keith Carlsen joins us to discuss the Health Care Compact. Plus commentary on local news, politics, and culture you could […]

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GrokTALK! – Limiting Principles? What Limiting Principles?

by Steve MacDonald July 22, 2015
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We continue with Mike Farris, on the political abandonment of the limiting principles of the constitution. How we got here. How we get back. Then it’s on to the Iran treaty and how 4 presidential candidates (from the US Senate) violated the constitution when they voted to change the rules for ratifying treaties. Listen to […]

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Ending Religious Liberty

by Steve MacDonald July 21, 2015
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Constitutional appellate litigator Mike Farris joins us to discuss the US Supreme Court’s Same Sex Marriage ruling, and how it is an attack on self government, and individual rights. We also discuss the constitution’s binding role, the next layer of law that must follow this ruling, and how it must infringe on religious freedom. Listen […]

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GrokTALK! More Dumb Laws – Dumbest Laws Part 2

by Steve MacDonald July 20, 2015
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In part 2 of NH’s dumbest law we discuss laws against keeping time in a tavern, no running machinery on Sunday, don’t inhale diesel fumes with the intention of getting high (inhaling for other reasons is fine); then we find ourselves discussing bio-diesel, pedophilia, “does neigh mean neigh?”, honor killings, and same sex marriage.  Dumb […]

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New Hampshire’s Dumbest Laws

by Steve MacDonald July 20, 2015
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We open the program with the poorly laid Main Street remodeling plans of dopey Concord NH central planners.  Then Max Abramson returns to tell us about “NH’s dumbest laws,” about puppet shows, milk containers, and yes – the hands-free law. (Part 1 of 2) Listen to the entire program here. Follow us on YouTube, USTREAM, Facebook, […]

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GrokSHOT! Mike Farris – Religious Liberty

by Steve MacDonald July 19, 2015
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The Freedom of worship is not what this country was founded on. It was the free exercise of religion. It was the right to bring your religion in to the public square and stand up, …religious people have the right to stand up and say what they want to say based on their religious beliefs […]

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GrokTALK! July 18th, 2015

by Steve MacDonald July 18, 2015
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This week our guests are Lawrence McQuillan (Independent Institute) on his book California Dreaming, Mike Farris (Constitutional appellate litigator) on Religious liberty and the SCOTUS Same sex marriage ruling, Dan Hynes (minus Kevin Bloom) on a local state supreme court case of religious liberty, and Max Abramson shares some of New Hampshire’s dumbest laws and the contest […]

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Tomorrow On GrokTALK! July 18th, 2015

by Steve MacDonald July 17, 2015
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This week on GrokTALK! July 18th, 2015, 9am to 11am EST We are back in the studio with… Lawrence McQuillan, Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute, on his book, California Dreaming. “Lessons on how to resolve America’s public pension crisis.” Mike Farris, an original co-author of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, on the recent SCOTUS Same Sex […]

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GrokTALK! – Carly Fiorina – CNHT Taxpayer Picnic

by Steve MacDonald July 17, 2015
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Carly Fiorina spent some time at the annual Coalition of New Hampshire Taxpayers Picnic. This event is a magnet for grassroots activists and campaign operatives – especially in a primary year. Here are her complete remarks. Follow us on YouTube, USTREAM, Facebook, and Twitter …and take us with you on iTunes, iHeart Radio, Spreaker,TuneIn, or Stitcher.  

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GrokTALK! – GOP Promises Not Kept

by Steve MacDonald July 14, 2015
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The Republicans asked for the majority to fix things like ObamaCare and big government and when the voters gave them that majority what did they do with it? That and trimming the administrative state. (Yes, I said that last time – got my segment notes mixed up.) Listen to the entire program here Follow us […]

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GrokTALK! – Who Else Erases History?

by Steve MacDonald July 13, 2015
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The American left has manufactured another crisis and used it as an excuse to erase history. So who else does that? We also discuss the dealing with the bureaucratic handmaidens of the central planners – the administrative state. Listen to the entire program here Follow us on YouTube,USTREAM, Facebook, and Twitter …and take us with […]

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GrokTALK! – Changing GOP Ground Game?

by Steve MacDonald July 13, 2015
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Has the GOP finally changed its ground game. A series of impressive special election wins suggest  that something is different.  We discuss the most recent winner in NH, then how chasing votes in the wrong direction cost them elections in NH in 2014. Listen to the entire program here Follow us on YouTube,USTREAM, Facebook, and […]

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GrokTALK! – News, Politics, and Weather, (Without The Weather)

by Steve MacDonald July 11, 2015
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This week we do the show from Hillsborough, New Hampshire, before our bonus broadcast of the CNHT Taxpayer picnic. This week we talk big government, creeping fascism, spineless Republicans, the left erasing history, and a lot more. Follow us on YouTube,USTREAM, Facebook, and Twitter …and take us with you oniTunes, iHeart Radio, Spreaker,TuneIn, or Stitcher. […]

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GrokTALK! July 11th, 2015 – CNHT Picnic

by Steve MacDonald July 11, 2015
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Live stream for Saturday July 11, 2015 from approximately 9 am (ish) to 11 am EST and noon to 3 pm, from the CNHT Picnic (Look for updates on Twitter @nhstevemacd or #GrokTALK). Audio Live Stream *Sorry, there will not be an Audio Only Live Stream for this event. Please use the USTREAM feed; we will post the […]

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Tomorrow on GrokTALK! – Live From The CNHT Picnic

by Steve MacDonald July 10, 2015
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This week on GrokTALK! July 11th, 2015, 9am until 3pm We are live from the CNHT Picnic. It’s a primary year so we expect campaigns and candidates to be there… Always plenty of activists and local candidates to speak with… Rich Girard MC’s with a better PA system this year! You can get tickets online here until Midnight Friday […]

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Fredo Arias King – Bush v. Mexico

by Steve MacDonald July 8, 2015
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Fredo Arias King talks about international relations with Mexico, and the far reaching effect of a foreign policy decision made by the Bush campaign in April of 2009, (and mirrored by brother Jeb as then Gov. of Florida). *Recorded at the 603 Alliance Grassroots Summit Follow us on YouTube,USTREAM, Facebook, and Twitter …and take us […]

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The Elite’s Immigration Disconnect

by Steve MacDonald July 7, 2015
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Jessica Vaughn from the Center for Immigration Studies shares the statistical and real-world disconnect on immigration policy between the opinions of the political class in DC, and regular Americans. *Recorded at the 603 Alliance Grassroots Summit Follow us on YouTube,USTREAM, Facebook, and Twitter …and take us with you oniTunes, iHeart Radio, Spreaker,TuneIn, or Stitcher.  

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GrokTALK! – On The Road To Repeal

by Steve MacDonald July 5, 2015
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In part two of our interview with Mark Lucas, regional director for Americans for Prosperity, we talk about cutting through the media clutter to get free market issues heard. We also discuss important-patient driven changes to ObamaCare that we can enact now to help families…on the road to repeal. Listen to the entire program here […]

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GrokTALK! – Mark Lucas AFP – Road to Reform

by Steve MacDonald July 4, 2015
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No show this week (Happy Independence day!) but if you missed this from last week…Regional AFP Director Mark Lucas joined us to discuss the Road to Reform, the Export-Import Bank, disappointment in Republicans after the elections and how and why you need to hold these elected officials accountable. Listen to the entire program here Follow […]

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GrokTALK! – Conservative Business League of NH

by Steve MacDonald July 2, 2015
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In this segment we address some of the challenges and benefits of holding a caucus, then Jim explains what the Conservative Business League of NH does (CBL-NH), and its relationship to the 603 Alliance. Listen to the entire program here Follow us on YouTube,USTREAM, Facebook, and Twitter …and take us with you oniTunes, iHeart Radio, […]

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GrokTALK! – Join the Alliance!

by Steve MacDonald July 1, 2015
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Jim Kofalt explains what the 603 Alliance is, what it has set out to do, and how it plans to do it. Do what?  Unify Libertarians, Conservatives,  Independents, and independent minded Republicans to avoid the quadrennial anointing of another progressive Republican presidential nominee. Listen to the entire program here Follow us on YouTube,USTREAM, Facebook, and […]

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GrokTALK! – Do You Want Parents Engaged or Not?

by Steve MacDonald June 30, 2015
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In part two of our interview with Ann Marie Banfield we continue the discussion on parental rights, education transparency, and the duality of education experts that claim they want parents engaged but then embrace policies and curriculum that keep them disengaged. Listen to the entire program here Follow us on YouTube,USTREAM, Facebook, and Twitter …and […]

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GrokTALK! – Worst Governor on Parental Rights Ever?

by Steve MacDonald June 29, 2015
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Education advocate Ann Marie Banfield joins us to talk about the Governor’s veto last week of parental rights regarding objectionable material (HB332) in public school classrooms. We discuss transparency, age appropriate material, parental involvement, and what parents and taxpayers need to do to ensure parental rights are defended and secured. Listen to the entire program […]

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GrokTALK! June 27th, 2015

by Steve MacDonald June 27, 2015
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This week we are joined by education advocate Ann Marie Banfield to talk parental rights. Jim Kofalt discusses the mission of the 603 Alliance, the planned caucus, and the purpose of the Conservative Business League of New Hampshire. And Mark Lucas from AFP New Hampshire speaks about the Road to Reform, ending the Export-Import Bank, […]

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