2014

Post Election Analysis With Speaker Bill O’Brien

by Steve MacDonald November 10, 2014
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We continue our post election analysis with Greg Moore, and are then joined by former NH House Speaker Bill O’Brien (he does join us mid segment), to get his thoughts on the November 2014 election results. Listen to the entire podcast here and our previous segment with Greg Moore here. Follow us on YouTube, USTREAM, […]

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The Colorado Re-Model?

by Steve MacDonald November 6, 2014
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The Colorado model changed Democrat political tactics, as uber-wealthy liberals joined their check-books to fund a state by state takeover of the nation by left-wing Democrats. Using non-profits this cabal of billionaires and millionaires franchised their fiscal foot-print through local left-wing terror cells (GraniteStateProgress, NHCA/NHCAA, Get out the vote groups, etc,) who would serve as […]

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ObamaCare September Surprise?

by Steve MacDonald September 23, 2014
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September is almost over but the Spite House War machine has been operating non-stop all year looking for ways to deceive voters about the failure (and unpopularity) of their healthcare overhaul. POLITICO Aware that state insurance rate hikes could give Republicans a chance to resurrect Obamacare as a political liability just weeks before the midterms, […]

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This Week On GrokTALK! – Ambassador Francis Rooney, Keith Ammon, and Jim Lawrence

by Steve MacDonald September 5, 2014
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This Week On GrokTALK! we will be joined by Ambassador Francis Rooney – US Ambassador to the Vatican under George W. Bush;  NH House Rep. Keith Ammon;  and  NH CD-2 congressional candidate Jim Lawrence. Watch and listen live right here at GraniteGrok.com starting at 9am Eastern time, or on the Grok Channel at USTREAM.tv.   […]

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Let’s pile on, shall we – Part III

by Skip August 27, 2014

UPDATE: I forgot this from Instapundit as the setup: WHAT’S THE MATTER WITH KANSAS? The thing is, the NRSC went all-in to deep-six Milt Wolf in favor of doddering nonresident Pat Roberts. Now Roberts faces a “tough re-election fight,” with this observation: “It’s difficult to see how Milton Wolf would have done appreciably worse in this case, […]

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Let’s pile on, shall we – Part II

by Skip August 27, 2014

This from Erik Erikson at RedState – more indication that the Republican Wave may turn out to be a drip (reformatting (some) and emphasis mine): Throughout primary season, the National Republican Senatorial Committee in alliance with groups like the Chamber of Commerce and Main Street Partnership have treated the Republican base as their enemy. Running […]

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GrokTV: Seacoast GOP Candidates Debate – Senatorial Part 1 & 2

by Skip August 27, 2014

And finally, the third section of the Seacoast GOP Candidate Debate at the Exeter Town Hall, produced by the Exeter Town GOP, Rockingham County GOP, and the Seacoast Republican Women and most ably moderated by Master of Ceremonies Extraordinaire, Jeff Chidester.  However, the “players” changed to those running for the US Senate seat now held by […]

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Obama Economy Sheds 523,000 Full Time Jobs in June

by Steve MacDonald July 7, 2014
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Yeah, wage growth stinks, and the labor force participation numbers are horrible but the reported unemployment rate is down to 6.1%.  Probably in part because in June the Obama Economy shed 523,000 full-time jobs. Sure, part-time jobs surged, but those are typically entry-level assignments or low-skill positions.  That’s no way to run a recovery.  But […]

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Because Principle Matters to The Base – We Bring You The NH Senate Race Poison Poll

by Steve MacDonald April 3, 2014
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Inspired by Pete Da Tech Guy Ingemi, we here at Da Grok, bring you the NH Republican Senate primary Poison poll. Why? Because people who vote Republican, see also ‘Da Base,’ have shown a consistent willingness to stay home or to vote for someone other than the Republican, when the candidate they have been provided […]

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Rand Paul – CPAC 2014

by Steve MacDonald March 7, 2014
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Coming Up This Week On GrokTALK! March 8th, 2014

by Steve MacDonald March 7, 2014
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Former Secret Service Agent Dan Bongino – CPAC 2014

by Steve MacDonald March 7, 2014
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For those of you stinging from legislative defeats, recent, past, local, or otherwise, former Secret Service Agent Dan Bongino has some great advice.

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The Honorable John Bolton – CPAC 2014

by Steve MacDonald March 7, 2014
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Great speech. Transcript on the jump

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GrokTALK! With Speaker Bill O’Brien – Affordable Health Insurance – Without Mandates

by Steve MacDonald February 4, 2014
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Speaker Bill O’Brien reminds us how the government created the problems with health care, then created solutions that just made things worse.  We discuss the decline in the number of available insurers, the decrease in access, and how HB 1541 would open up the market for health insurance, simplify the language in your policy, free […]

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Ruh-Roh! No Democrat Money Left Over For House Races?

by Steve MacDonald January 30, 2014
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There is an article up at Michael Graham.com that talks about the concern among Democrat strategists that they can’t win the House and they could lose the Senate. They are.. .”..so dispirited about any chance of picking up the US House–that they’re writing off the latter and shoving all their chips (and cash) on the […]

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Senator Shaheen – Tell Me again. What Exactly Do We Need You For?

by Steve MacDonald January 30, 2014
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The most Partisan President rambles on in unspecific platitudes with but one exception.  He is prepared to act like a king to get what he wants if Congress won’t give it to him.  It’s his most consistent theme of late. So how does New Hampshire’s Senior Senator respond? While other Democrat Senators up for re-election […]

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Pretty much.

by Susan Olsen January 29, 2014

H/T Judy Aron

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George Lambert Eye’s Run For Governor of New Hampshire

by Steve MacDonald June 10, 2013

New Hampshire Republican House Rep George Lambert has indicated and confirmed that he is exploring a potential run for governor of the Granite State. If you are interested in getting to know who George really is you can begin at his new facebook page “George Lambert Exploring Run for Governor 2014.”  But I can tell […]

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McKluster for Congress 2014 – Fundraising Already?

by Steve MacDonald February 13, 2013

Bill O’Brien isn’t even running and McKluster is using his name to raise money for 2014. xxxxx- It was an amazing feeling last night sitting listening to President Obama deliver his State of the Union. And, for that, I want to thank you- it was you and your hard work that helped get me there. […]

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