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Josh Earnest: Those legal immigrants appreciate President Obama

by Skip November 21, 2014

“Why now?”  “The Country has been waiting over 500 days” Really.  He got grilled by Elizabeth Hasselbeck on Fox this morning from the aspect of legal immigrants who have made a big investment and now Obama simply GIVES illegal immigrants a free pass.  They’re HAPPY because it is more fair.  President Press Secretary Earnest kept harping […]

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Minimum Wage? (Fixed Video)

by Steve MacDonald November 20, 2014
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The Gruberette’s in the Democrat party are constantly pushing a minimum wage increase which ill serves those they claim to care about (That’s the Grubering part), while advantaging unions from whom they reap so much politically.  So they lie outright and by exclusion. Government wage fixing harms low income workers while often driving up union […]

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Who is Jonathan Gruber and why this is important?

by Skip November 19, 2014

Right now at the national level, there are two things driving the Right blogosphere: Jonathan Gruber and Obama’s extra-Constitutional Amnesty granting.  Neither of which have we been commenting on – frankly, we’ve adopted the “screw DC – save NH” outlook and our posting with the elections here in NH has shown that.  But while NH […]

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From NHDP to NHGP – The New Hampshire Gruber Party

by Steve MacDonald November 19, 2014
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The New Hampshire Democrat Party has been lying to you for years, about so many things, which will cost you and yours dearly for years to come.  So why not propose a name change, now that we’ve met policy-dreamy, over-paid, and well-connected white-tower “expert” Jonathan Gruber? I think we should call them The New Hampshire […]

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Obama v. Obama

by Steve MacDonald November 18, 2014
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Obama’s own worst enemy is…Obama.   (mrctv)

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Palate Cleanser – Empire Strikes Back Trailer Re-Do…

by Steve MacDonald November 18, 2014
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Video: The amazing Michael Bay-style Empire Strikes Back trailer – Fan redo of the Movie trailer…and yeah, it really works.   Hot Air

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Gene Chandler: like Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, I’m in my last innings

by Skip November 17, 2014

Josh McElveen: “…why did you decide that you think that your leadership is what is required?” Gene Chandler : …I’d like to put my experience to good use. As the pro golfer Roy Maclroy said that about Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, they’re in their last innings THAT’s what I am, kind of.  I thought […]

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US Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) should have stayed”butt’d out” of the NH Speaker of the House race

by Skip November 17, 2014

Or say both Bill O’Brien and Laurie Sanborn on Kelly Ayotte’s endorsement of Gene Chandler (“Right After That Nap”) for NH Speaker of the House.  While Bill (who, for full disclosure, GraniteGrok endorsed in this race) talked about passe moderates (one of which, Doug Scamman, conspired with the Democrats to seal his fate) of last […]

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What About ‘Customer’ Obligations?

by Steve MacDonald November 17, 2014
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Is the customer always right?  Will you be surprised by this answer..?   Prager U

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GrokTV: interview with Bill O’Brien – Questions 16 & 17 (Union Dues, Liberty)

by Skip November 16, 2014

A couple of questions on Liberty – where does this fit within Bill O’Brien and his worldview?  How would this work within the Legislative leadership he wishes to hold?  Is it “the common good” that is overriding, or is it the lowest level that must be addressed – the Individual?  Two real world, important, and […]

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GrokTV: interview with Bill O’Brien – Questions 14A & 15 (Unity, Constitutional Carry)

by Skip November 15, 2014

“Winning is only a precursor; it is what you do afterwards that is most important” Aaaaallmost done – almost in asking Bill O’Brien questions about issues and philosophy as he campaigns for the NH Speaker of the House (election by the newly elected NH House Representatives this coming Tuesday).  A follow up question for Question […]

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GrokTV: interview with Bill O’Brien – Questions 13 & 14 (State Cartels, more Alinsky demonization)

by Skip November 15, 2014

“Winning is only a precursor; it is what you do afterwards that is most important” And we are not close to being done (close, but a coupla/few more posts).  This time, the plethora of areas where NH must be begged “Daddy, may I earn a living?” instead of just getting to the job of doing […]

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GrokTV: interview with Bill O’Brien – Questions 11 & 12 (State employee lobbying, Alinsky’s Rules for Radicals)

by Skip November 14, 2014

Two important questions having to do with the Proper Role of Government (State employees be able to lobby State legislators?) and the power of the Democrat PR Machine getting inside some Republicans’ heads.  That latter one would be the Democrat tactic of using Alinsky’s Rules for Radicals (Rule #12) against Bill O’Brien (especially it is clear […]

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GrokTV: interview with Bill O’Brien – Questions 9 & 10 (Conservatarians, Domicile & Voter Fraud)

by Skip November 14, 2014

Even in a small State like New Hampshire there is more than a plethora of issues to keep us in blog fodder for, well, forever.  You see, since Progressives have carried out their “The personal is political, the political is the personal”, politics has been shoved by them into every nook and cranny of our […]

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GrokTV: interview with Bill O’Brien – Questions 7 & 8 (Legislative Abdication, Dependency on Feds)

by Skip November 14, 2014

Yes, more than a few questions already but we aren’t even halfway!  More questions – are legislators actually doing the hard work we elected them to do and are we “selling our State” to the Feds by being too dependent on their money? Question 7: Is it the case that legislators are giving away their authority […]

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GrokTV: interview with Bill O’Brien – Questions 5 & 6 (Commissions & Boards, Regional Planning Commissions)

by Skip November 13, 2014

These next two question were in the area of the growing Administrative State – unelected and unaccountable to the voters making decisions that will affect those voters with the force of law without the legislative process.  It has overtaken the Federal Government and Obama is playing that violin much to our detriment – and it […]

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GrokTV: interview with Bill O’Brien – Questions 3 & 4 (Obamacare Expanded Medicaid, Energy Costs & Economy)

by Skip November 13, 2014

When you are seated in front of Groksters, there are ALWAYS plenty of questions launched toward you; a couple more here: Q3: How do we transition people from Obamacare’s Expanded Medicaid before it sunsets? Q4: Energy costs are stifling business – what should be done legislatively about the PUC, regulations and the whole entwined system […]

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GrokTV: interview with Bill O’Brien – Q2 What happens if the Supremes rule against IRS subsidy rule?

by Skip November 13, 2014

The next question was on Obamacare – specifically the pending doom that that the US Supreme Court may deal to the IRS for writing its Obamacare tax subsidy rule directly counter to what the plain text of the Obamacare law states (tax subsidies are only to be given through State Obamacare Exchanges and not Federal […]

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GrokTV: interview with Bill O’Brien – Q1A Follow up: High cost of Right To Know for ordinary folks – what can be done?

by Skip November 12, 2014

Following on Steve’s question to Bill O’Brien on the high cost of Right To Know requests, my follow on was concerning the case when government workers decide that they will obfuscate and delay getting that lawfully requested information – can the normal qualified immunity be stripped and they be made personally liable? Q1A:  RTKs by […]

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GrokTV: interview with Bill O’Brien – Q1: High cost of Right To Know for ordinary folks – what can be done?

by Skip November 12, 2014

“Winning is merely a precursor – it is what you do afterwards that is most important” And the NH Speaker of the House will have most to do regarding what is done.  Last night the GraniteGrok Editorial Board met with NH State Rep. Bill O’Brien, who is running for re-election for the NH Speaker of […]

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Court hearing: Gilford School Board vs William Baer (“Bill Baer”)

by Skip November 12, 2014

This court hearing (7am this past Monday at the Laconia Court) is the result of William Baer (“Billy Baer”) being arrested by the Gilford Police at the behest of Gilford School District Kent Hemingway as Mr. Baer was complaining about the sexually explicit book (“Nineteen Minutes” by self-proclaimed Progressive Jodie Picoult (previous posts: here, here, […]

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The World’s Most Persecuted Minority

by Steve MacDonald November 10, 2014
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  The most persecuted and victimized people in the world today are Christians in the Middle East. The perpetrators of the widespread destruction of that region’s Christian community? Islamists. Middle East expert Raymond Ibrahim lays out the grim details. Prager U

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“Hitler learns about the mid-terms elections”

by Skip November 9, 2014

Yes, there are a ton of “Hitler” clips like this with English subtitles – I’ve posted a number of them here on the ‘Grok.  That said, this one done by Steven Hayward over at Powerline is REALLY well done – take a few minutes:

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Palate Cleanser – See what a lack of air can do??

by Skip November 7, 2014

Gravity is – we just can’t see it with feathers and a bowling ball in the home.  In the world’s largest vacuum chamber and slo-mo, it shows: (H/T: Laughing Squid)

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Bill Whittle’s Top 5 Conservative Principles

by Steve MacDonald November 6, 2014

Take a quick look at Bill’s top 5 conservative principles with ample (and outstanding) exposition on each.

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The Progressive Income Tax: A Tale Of Three Brothers

by Steve MacDonald November 3, 2014
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Adapted from an article by noted investor and economist, Kip Hagopian, and narrated by actress Carolyn Hennesy of “General Hospital” and “True Blood” fame, this animated story will change the way you think about how you pay your taxes Parger U

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Palate Cleanser – things that go BOOM!

by Skip November 1, 2014

(H/T: Independent Journal Review)

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Or We Could Have Had A Cure For Ebola?

by Steve MacDonald October 31, 2014
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‘Or we Could have had a cure for Ebola‘ might have to ask ‘If you like your plan you can keep your plan’ to slide over a bit so it can sit next to it on the Democrat bench of all time classic talking-point blunders.  We are referring to that Democrat rhetoric by which Republican […]

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Shaheen Lied About ObamaCare

by Steve MacDonald October 31, 2014
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Shaheen lied about keeping plans, doctors, prices, how much it would cost, who would pay, losing access, and about wanting to fix it. From Phil Kerpen at American Commitment including video – ‘Democrats will never fix ObamaCare’ (Phil’s Tweet disappeared.  I put it back.) LOL Shaheen claimed to support medical device tax repeal? She votes […]

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O’Keefe Video – Non-Citizens Are Voting

by Steve MacDonald October 30, 2014
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John Fund – NRO O’Keefe had a Brazilian-born immigrant investigator pose as someone who wanted to vote but was not a citizen. Greg Amick, the campaign manager for the Democrat running for sheriff in Mecklenburg County (Charlotte), was only too happy to help. The Democrat campaign manager was only too happy to help.   Anyone surprised by […]

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