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GrokTALK! Legislative Round Up

by Steve MacDonald March 25, 2015

Max walks us through some legislation, including Poker, a bill to control abuses by child and family services, who voted for a 2.25% state sales tax, the Judiciary committee bailing on oversight over the judicial system, a tax on marriage to fund a domestic violence program, and the rhetoric on cutting expansions to the budget. […]

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GrokTALK! with Dr. Betsy McCaughey

by Steve MacDonald March 24, 2015
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ObamaCare expert and health Care advocate Dr. Betsy McCaughey joins us to talk about King v Burwell, the courts real role, subsidies, Health Care Coverage–and the Republican off-ramp from ObamaCare, post Obama-Care America, EPA, USDA, and other regulatory intrusions, and then the upcoming First in the Nation Summit here in New Hampshire.  Listen to the […]

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GrokTALK! – Hal Shurtleff on Opposing the Constitutional Convention

by Steve MacDonald March 23, 2015
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Hal Shurtleff is the Regional Field Director for the John Birch Society in New England and he joins the program to discuss Article five of the US Constitution and Convention of states movement.  And all the reasons why he thinks it is a very bad idea.  Listen to the entire broadcast here Follow us on […]

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GrokTALK! – The Red Tail Hawk Bill

by Steve MacDonald March 22, 2015
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A bill about a bird makes national news because it was proposed by fourth graders who were in the NH House chamber when it was killed. (The Bill, not the bird.)  But it wasn’t just that it got voted down it was the testimony against it. The story went national but we’ve got a rep […]

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GrokTALK! March 21st, 2015

by Steve MacDonald March 21, 2015

This week our gusts are Hal Shurtleff – Regional director for the John Birch Society, Health Care advocate Dr. Betsy McCaughey, and NH House Rep Max Abramson. 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! Live Stream March 21st, 2015

by Steve MacDonald March 21, 2015

Live stream for Saturday March 21st, 2015 from 9 am to 11 am EST . (Look for updates on Twitter @nhstevemacd or #GrokTALK)   Live broadcast by UstreamIf you don’t see it here, you can always watch it at USTREAM.tv here. Today on GrokTALK! Skip, Mike, Steve, Max Abramson, Kimberly Morin (maybe), and special guest […]

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GrokTALK! – At Liberty Forum – The Videos (Segments 11 & 12)

by Skip March 20, 2015

Segment 11 – Former RNC Committeeman (R-MI) Saul Anuzis comes on to talk Presidential politics and Aaron Day of the Atlas Society comes on to talk about “The Cronies” award Segment 12 – Matt Philips comes on to talk about PorcFest! and  former RLCNH Chair and NH Governor candidate Andrew Hemingway comes on to also talk […]

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GrokTALK! at Liberty Forum with Emily Sandblade

by Steve MacDonald March 20, 2015
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Former House Rep Emily Sandblade joins us along with Susan Olsen to discuss everything from Hillary Clinton, to what you can learn at Liberty forum, to State Senators, default budgets, The Regular folk and politics, and how liberals are always one twig-snap away from resorting to violence. Follow us on YouTube, USTREAM, Facebook, and Twitter […]

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GrokTALK! Interview with Senator Ted Cruz

by Steve MacDonald March 19, 2015
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This is the interview Senator Ted Cruz called “..the most substantive, serious conversation I’ve had in terms of a discussion of the issues,”  and he went on to “complement the degree of depth we got into on constitutional issues.” Here’s the interview.  Listen to the entire broadcast here Follow us on YouTube, USTREAM, Facebook, and […]

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Liberty Forum part VII – Alvin and the Constitution

by Steve MacDonald March 17, 2015
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Alvin C, who donated to the cause so we could buy a new headset for the program,  joins us for a conversation about the rule of Law and the constitution as the highest law.  We also touch on keeping your oath, King v. Burwell, and why words need to mean something.   Follow us on […]

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GrokTALK! – Electronic Health Records – A Good Thing Gone Wrong

by Steve MacDonald March 17, 2015
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We discuss Dr. Singer’s recent article in the Wall Street Journal and the problem with electronic Health Records (EHR’s).  And the problem isn’t the EHR’s, it the government take over and how arbitrary Federal mandates and central planning have made them less effective.  We also cover some of the false presumptions people have about them. […]

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GrokTALK! – Wages, Death, Energy, & Fungus

by Steve MacDonald March 16, 2015
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We talk about how Seattle small business owners “feel” about that $15/hr minimum wage the progressives had to have, where not to go in New Hampshire if you want the base to vote for you, then its on to death taxes followed by a few minutes on electricity and energy.  Listen to the entire broadcast […]

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Ted Cruz Speech plus Q and A

by Steve MacDonald March 15, 2015
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This is the complete speech by Senator Ted Cruz today (3/15/2015) at TurboCam in Barrington, New Hampshire–attending the Strafford County Republicans Chili and Chat. This Podcast also includes the Q and A, which takes up most of the segment, and a brief two question interview after with GrokTALK! Please Note: While we had a direct […]

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Does This Mean Ted Cruz is Running For President?

by Steve MacDonald March 15, 2015
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We live streamed a Ted Cruz event with the Strafford County Republicans this afternoon. The full audio and video will get posted at some point soon but I wanted to share this GrokSHOT!  During the Q & A Senator Cruz was asked if he is running for President, and this was his response. Follow us […]

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GrokTALK! at Liberty Forum with Matt Simon

by Steve MacDonald March 15, 2015
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Matt Simon is the New England Political Director and Legislative Analyst at Marijuana Policy Project. Matt joins us to discuss the changing culture, Marijuana legalization, and the status of legalization in New Hampshire. Follow us on YouTube, USTREAM, Facebook, and Twitter …and take us with you on iTunes, iHeart Radio, Spreaker, TuneIn, or Stitcher. Links […]

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GrokTALK! Abortion on the Run?

by Steve MacDonald March 15, 2015
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The head of New Hampshire Right to Life joins us to discuss upcoming programs and events, and the cultural turn away from abortion including among young people.  Listen to the entire broadcast here 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! March 14th, 2015 with Senator Ted Cruz

by Steve MacDonald March 14, 2015
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This week Texas Senator Ted Cruz joins us on GrokTALK!, but before that we have Dr. Jeffrey Springer on the issues with government mandates on electronic health Records, and Jane Cormier discusses Right to Life and the cultural change she sees taking shape on the issue of life. Note: The first broadcast segment of today’s […]

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GrokTALK! Live Stream for March 14th, 2014

by Steve MacDonald March 14, 2015
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Live stream for Saturday March 14, 2015 from 9 am to noon EST . (Look for updates on Twitter @nhstevemacd or #GrokTALK)   Live broadcast by UstreamIf you don’t see it here, you can always watch it at USTREAM.tv here. Today on GrokTALK!

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Tomorrow on GrokTALK! March 14th, 2015

by Steve MacDonald March 13, 2015
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Tomorrow on GrokTALK! March 14th, 2015 – Starting at 9 am EST our guests are… Senator Ted Cruz  for a Q and A Mark Meckler co-founder of Tea Party patriots and president of Citizens for Self-Government Dennis Michael Lynch entrepreneur, film maker, and potential presidential candidate Dr. Jeffrey Singer on how Electronic Health Records have […]

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Palate Cleanser: Ford Focus, 120 mph. Steel / concrete wall. You figure it out

by Skip March 12, 2015

(H/T: Road & Track via Instapundit)

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GrokTALK! at Liberty Forum with Ian Underwood

by Steve MacDonald March 11, 2015
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It’s always great to have Ian Underwood joins us and this was no exception.  We’ve got the Shaolin Rifleworks, the serenity of self-defense, the lefts lack of limiting principles, Senator David Pierce (again) this time encapsulating the violence of progressive government; then a great discussion about principles vs outcome. Follow us on YouTube, USTREAM, Facebook, […]

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GrokTALK! Liberty Forum with Greg Moore – AFP-NH

by Steve MacDonald March 10, 2015
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Greg Moore from American’s For Prosperity joins us at Liberty Forum to talk about White Chicken Chili, base line ‘shared principles,’ constructive disagreement, and the extreme idea that people should have control over their own lives, oh- and White Chicken Chili. We’ve also got Right to Work (passed in MN, failed in NH), as well […]

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GrokTALK! at Liberty Forum An Ode to Matt Mowers

by Steve MacDonald March 9, 2015
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Kimberly Morin joins us as we continue to skewer the Pierce Contraceptive Application Disclosure Mandate Bill. We’ve got a bunch of issues to talk about and plenty of WTF suggestions, one of which involves Governor Chris Christie’s Campaign boy Matt Mowers. Follow us on YouTube, USTREAM, Facebook, and Twitter …and take us with you on […]

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GrokTALK! at Liberty Forum – Life, Liberty, and Contraceptive Coverage

by Steve MacDonald March 8, 2015
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The head of NH Right to Life, Jane Cormier,  joins us as we ‘Pierce’ the mysteries of Life, Liberty, and a bill that would have required employers to include what kind of contraceptive coverage they offer…on employment applications, among other things… Follow us on YouTube, USTREAM, Facebook, and Twitter …and take us with you on […]

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GrokTALK! – At Liberty Forum – Concealed Carry

by Steve MacDonald March 8, 2015
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With over 5 hours of audio from Liberty Forum I will not be posting it all as one file.  Instead, it comes to you in segments. We begin with a brief shout out to Andrew Hosmer, discuss tanning beds, Renny Cushing and permissible sexual contact (with the necessary paperwork, see also the V.U.L.V.A.), then get […]

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GrokTALK! Live from Liberty Forum

by Steve MacDonald March 7, 2015
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We’re Back! Live stream for Saturday March 7th, 2015 from 9 am to several hours after that…we’re at Liberty Forum.   Live broadcast by UstreamIf you don’t see it here, you can always watch it at USTREAM.tv here.  

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Tomorrow on GrokTALK! We’re at Liberty Forum

by Steve MacDonald March 6, 2015
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Tomorrow on GrokTALK! February 28th, 2015 – Starting at 9 am… … we are broadcasting live from Liberty Forum at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester NH.  We’ll be there for an extended program into (at the very least) the early afternoon,  talking about the news of the day, politics, culture, and all the cool stuff […]

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Does The State Own Your Children?

by Steve MacDonald March 5, 2015
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Rep. Josh Moore joins the program to discuss State Ed Empress Virgina Barry’s decree that no one shall opt out of any testing in her domain. They talk parents rights, the decline toward the socialist state, and the winner of the WTF of the week.  Listen to the entire podcast here Follow us on YouTube, […]

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50 Shades of Swimming

by Steve MacDonald March 5, 2015
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We explore the problem of legislatures creating victimless crimes with unenforceable legislation like attaching flags to swimmers near boating lanes, and lapdog legislation.  Then the conversation shifts to the ineffectiveness of gun control laws and a discussion of deadly and non deadly force.  Listen to the entire podcast here Follow us on YouTube, USTREAM, Facebook, […]

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Net Neutrality, Taxes, and Fireworks

by Steve MacDonald March 4, 2015
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I was at CPAC but Skip, Mike and then Max kept things rolling with a discussion on Net Neutrality, sales and income taxes, and then–why not–trying to ban fireworks  Listen to the entire podcast here Follow us on YouTube, USTREAM, Facebook, and Twitter …and take us with you on iTunes, iHeart Radio, Spreaker, TuneIn, or […]

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