GOP Primary Voter Recommendations For Gilford, NH

by Skip September 11, 2018

Following in Grokster Mike’s footsteps, my recommendations for my hamlet are: Governor: <blank> Executive Council: Joseph Kenney NH House: Harry Bean, Glen Adrich, Rick Notkin, Jon Mackie (the “Frugal Four”) NH GOP Delegates: Tim Sullivan, Jean Ferreira Please go out and vote.

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Not One A+ for the New Hampshire Republican Majority Senate in 2018

by Steve MacDonald July 8, 2018

A Senate is typically the single biggest barrier to prosperity in government. State Senators are few in number, lobbied heavily, prone to moderate their positions and easily influenced by donors. So when I reviewed AFP New Hampshire’s 2018 Legislative Scorecard and found no A+ grades and only two A’s in a Republican majority State Senate, I was […]

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Scott Adams: Vote Republican in 2018 or ‘They’re coming for you next.’

by Steve MacDonald June 28, 2018

Dilbert creator Scott Adams stopped doing public appearances because, even though he’s not a Republican, he has said things about Mr. Trump’s remarkable persuasion tactics. As such, he doesn’t feel safe. The Trump haters present too much of a threat to his safety. He thinks that culture could get much worse if Democrats win in November.

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Memorial Day Events Around New Hampshire

by Steve MacDonald May 28, 2018

While events have been occurring all weekend there are plenty planned for today. New Hampshire.com has a list here which you can see below. MONDAY (5-28-18) ANTRIM: Observances at 8:15 a.m. at North Branch Cemetery and 8:45 a.m. at Maplewood Cemetery. Parade begins at 9:30 a.m. starting at gym. More at townofbennington.com. ATKINSON: Parade begins at 10:30 […]

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President Trump’s 2018 CPAC Speech

by Steve MacDonald February 23, 2018

President Trump’s complete remarks from CPAC 2018. View it on CPAC’s site here. Find it on Twitter, here. This is also available in the sidebar multimedia box.

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GraniteGrok Top Ten Heavy Hitters for January 2018

by Steve MacDonald February 3, 2018

For several years I’ve been posting a top-twenty most commented posts for the year. It’s fun, but it is also a flawed metric. So I’ve added a plugin that gives me a better idea of how many unique hits any given article gets. Unique page hits are a better guide than comments because most folks are reader […]

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Happy New Year – 2018

by Skip January 1, 2018

Well, it has been quite the year, hasn’t it?  Certainly there’s been no dearth of issues, ideas, subjects, people, and pet peeves to write about (and the occasional Palate Cleanser along the way). The problem for most of us is not what to write about but getting the time to do so with family, friends, […]

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