Is Hassan’s $25K Donation from the IBEW Illegal or Just Unethical

by Steve MacDonald July 22, 2014
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If you search “Maggie Hassan” and “25,000″ you will discover that the NHGOP has asked the NH AG’s office to determine if a $25,000.00 dollar campaign contribution to the governor from the local IBEW violates New Hampshire Campaign finance laws. I think we should get an answer on that, and not because I think it […]

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BREAKING NEWS: US Appeals Court rules against Obama / IRS on their rewriting of tax subsidies in Halbig vs Burwell.

by Skip July 22, 2014

The Halbig vs Burwell, where the IRS decided that ALL Obamacare Exchanges could issue tax credits / subsidies (as opposed to what the law actually said, which was that ONLY State built Exchanges, not Federal ones, could issue those credits / subsidies to lower Obamacare premiums).  This is HUGE!  From the Washington Examiner: In a case […]

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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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Caption Contest Anyone?

by Steve MacDonald July 22, 2014
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Mr. Obama is looking though a microscope.  Lab technicians are looking at each other.  I’d call this a Target rich environment.  

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Announcement: “Refugees” to be debated at the Dover City Council on August 13.

by Skip July 21, 2014

A little birdie tweeted in my ear: August 13th at Dover city hall in the council chamber there is going to be a presentation regarding the Congolese “refugees” coming to Dover.  As I understand it no questions will be allowed.  This whole thing was to be kept under the radar, but word got out.  The […]

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Scott Brown: remember, he was the vote that gave us Dodd-Frank (the Obamacare of the finance world)

by Skip July 21, 2014

From Daniel Horowitz, a reminder of what a horrible mess Dodd-Frank is.  Remember, the “Frank” part was Barney Frank, the uber Leftist Congressman from MA! Here are some of the worst aspects: Too Big to Fail: - Title I of the bill created a new permanent bailout regime, the Financial Stability Oversight Council.  This institution would […]

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GrokTV: Jane Cormier house event – Jane Cormier (NH State Senate) and Senator Bob Smith (US Senate)

by Skip July 21, 2014

Given that the event was for and organized by Jane Cormier in her run to unseat the Republican Establishment’s choice in the primary for NH State Senate, Dave Boutin (who most unRepublican like voted FOR an increase in the gas tax and voted FOR enlarging NH State Government ever by voting for Medicaid Expansion).  Here […]

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GrokTV: Jane Cormier house event – Andrew Hemingway (candidate, NH Gov.)

by Skip July 21, 2014

After the Intro Ceremonies were completed, the first speaker of the afternoon took the mic: Andrew Hemingway.  A young man age-wise, he has been active in Conservative politics for years and is now running for the NH GOP nomination for NH Governor in a primary match up against the NH GOP Establishment wing’s Walt Havenstein. Take […]

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GrokTV: Jane Cormier house event – Intro Ceremonies

by Skip July 21, 2014

As I said here (“GrokSHOT!: “If we just make you all the same, you’ll all be happy”“), yesterday afternoon was one of those ubiquitous political home events that are now happening around NH – the State that knows how to do retail politics right.  Listen to them, look them in the eye, shake their hand […]

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Was Your Town HUD-Winked!?

by Steve MacDonald July 21, 2014
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Scott had a great article last Thursday that ties the Sustainable futures/HUD/Regional Planning Commissions to the latest man-caused disaster (Man used loosely as I am referring to President Obama). He points out how rules you know nothing about (nor would you or your elected officials ever be consulted on) might result in your town having […]

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Outside Spending Groups So Evil Democrats Can’t Stop Funding Them

by Steve MacDonald July 21, 2014
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Tom Steyer wants to buy the US Senate for the Democrat Party.  He has donated (so far) $18.2 million dollars in 2014 to outside spending groups to achieve that.  Outside spending groups are those evil third-party interlopers the Democrats are always telling you are buying up your elections. Steyer’s is just getting started, and he […]

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Governor Maggie “Fracking” Hassan

by Steve MacDonald July 21, 2014
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We are right to assume that Democrats favor subsidies for green energy projects, redistribution schemes like the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), renewable energy standards that use government force to require power providers to buy more expensive wind and solar derived electricity to put it into the grid, because they supported, voted for, and defend […]

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Is Bill O’Neil Still President of IBEW 2320?

by Steve MacDonald July 21, 2014
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Bill O’Neil was last seen as both the President of the local 2320 Electrical workers union, and a Manchester, New Hampshire Democrat House rep., who won his seat in a special election.  But a few days ago I got an anonymous and unsolicited email that suggests he has had to step down after allegations of […]

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GrokSHOT!: “If we just make you all the same, you’ll all be happy”

by Skip July 20, 2014

This afternoon was spent at the McManus home event thrown for Jane Cormier who is running against the Establishment Republican Dave Boutin (who voted to move FORWARD! the twin Democrat agenda items of raising taxes (the gas tax) and making State Government MUCH bigger (Obamacare’s Medicaid Expansion) by voting for both) for the NH State Senate Primary.  About […]

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How Hamas Runs A Town
(What Israel Is Fighting)

by Mike July 20, 2014

It helps to know how close to the Israeli border the Hamas terrorists have set up their rocket launchers, command posts, and tunnel entrances – meet the suburb of Shuja’iya, an armed encampment with civilian “decoration”:

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NH CD-2: “Wake Up Washington Pledge” a Dud, So Far…

by Steve MacDonald July 20, 2014
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Is there an enthusiasm gap in the Lambert for Congress campaign?  I asked this question back on July 7th when I posted a picture from the Amherst 4th of July parade contrasting the turnout for the two Republicans vying to challenge Ann Kuster.  Colonel Lambert’s showing was dismal by comparison to Marilinda Garcia’s. This week […]

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Red Alert! Marxist Populist Gaining Strength

by Mike July 20, 2014

Want to be really scared? Imagine if Hugo Chavez was running the United States. Now imagine a friendly, down-to-earth professor, who can mold the Democrat grassroots in the palm of her hand, but would govern to the left of Obama! You thought Hillary, AKA the Red Queen, would be dangerous as Obama’s successor? Hillary is […]

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Democrats take care of their base; Republicans attack theirs

by Skip July 20, 2014

El Rushbo brings up the differences on how the Democrats take care of their base vs how the Republicans treat theirs: (H/T: Breitbart-TV)      

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Geek Humor: Java

by Skip July 20, 2014

I prefer Mt. Dew but…. (H/T: Powerline)    

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“And Ann Kuster is lost on the job”

by Skip July 20, 2014

“Members of Congress must be informed to lead.  And Ann Kuster is lost on the job” John Bolton, former Ambassador to the UN, has his own SuperPAC and in this ad, let’s us know his opinion about Congressman Ann Kuster (D-NH)’s performance on Benghazi is, er, lacking: (H/T: The Corner)

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Notable Quote – Doug Bandow

by Skip July 20, 2014

The problem is not just the money—roughly $100 billion a year for corporate welfare, for instance. Also disturbing is the message government is sending to all Americans. The way to rise and prosper, to expand one’s business and increase one’s income, is to seize control of the State to loot your neighbors. Gaining wealth by […]

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And Obama and Progressives don’t believe Socialism is selfish?

by Skip July 20, 2014

And this is the system that Obama and the Progressives want us to “progress” towards? The game was simple enough. Each participant was asked to throw a die 40 times and record each roll on a piece of paper. A higher overall tally earned a bigger payoff. Before each roll, players had to commit themselves […]

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Obama says he is for religious freedom; why no comment about this anti-Christian crusade by Muslims?

by Skip July 20, 2014

Convert, move, pay the Jizya infidel tax, or die From Yahoo News, this snippet from an announcement the newly emerging Islamic State (“Caliphate”) saying they are taking their “country” back to Muslim traditions with respect to Christians (reformatted, emphasis mine): BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Islamist insurgents have issued an ultimatum to northern Iraq’s dwindling Christian population […]

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The Democrat Intifada Against the Law Abiding American Citizen

by Steve MacDonald July 20, 2014
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Your average, so-called, “anti-gun-violence” liberal Democrat wants your town, city, or state, to have the same sort of gun laws they have in Chicago.  But they don’t want you to truly grasp what that means.  Every weekend there are reports the dozens of new shootings and mounting death toll in the gun-free land of Chicago.  […]

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Sexist NH Democrat Reps don’t believe female Independents should have political opinions

by Kimberly Morin July 20, 2014

According to tweets yesterday from Representative  Timothy Horrigan (D –Durham) and   Representative Peter Sullivan (D – Manchester),   women who are Independent voters are not allowed to have their own political opinions.  The latest attack from my 2 favorite left wing NH Political trolls came from a tweet I  re-tweeted back on July 3.  […]

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Brown Swings Both Ways On Abortion

by Mike July 20, 2014

Once more we turn to the Boston Globe for exposure of Brown’s unreliable positioning on key issues. In a 2012 article entitled Brown stresses prochoice stance as abortion foes offer backing,” The Globe demonstrates vividly how Brown tries to have it every which way on the issues, effectively standing for nothing. This quote pretty much […]

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Joel Gilbert vs Progressive Utopia

by Mike July 20, 2014

H/T Thomas Lifson at AmericanThinker.com, who went to see the premiere of Gilbert’s new movie “There’s No Place Like Utopia“. In the film, Gilbert covers the historical efforts to create Utopia, or “no place” here on Earth, and the attendant death and destruction wrought by those attempts. He likens Obama to that great charlatan, the […]

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Notable Quote – Barry Goldwater

by Skip July 19, 2014

“Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice” “Moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.” – US Senator Barry Goldwater, GOP nomination for President, 1964 50th anniversary of their use upon accepting the GOP nomination for President in 1964 (7/16/14).  (H/T: Instapundit).  Ann Althouse has 10 of the best lines of that […]

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This is not immigration and this is not a “humanitarian crisis”

by Skip July 19, 2014

(H/T: Liberal Logic 101) This illegal invasion has been triggered over several Administrations (both Republican and Democrat) with the seemingly unwillingness to enforce our laws on immigration (see part of the farce here). And does anyone believe that they are paying for anything that they are consuming?  Stop with the “heartless” thoughts – I am asking […]

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“The border is secure” – sure, & the Dems have 60K illegal alien kids streaming over the border to back them up

by Skip July 19, 2014

“The border is secure” – really, how stupid do they think we are but they keep saying it anyways?  Saying so doesn’t make it so – else why do these illegal alien kids keep crossing our border without going through the proper and LEGAL process?  Or is it a case where the Democrats (and their […]

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