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Americans for Prosperity Highlights Ongoing Explosive Job Growth Since Tax Relief for Employers Took Effect

by Steve MacDonald September 13, 2016
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Press Release _________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release – September 13, 2016 Contact: Greg Moore (603) 303-9297 Americans for Prosperity Highlights Ongoing Explosive Job Growth Since Tax Relief for Employers Took Effect MANCHESTER – Americans for Prosperity – New Hampshire (AFP-NH) highlighted today’s release of August unemployment data showing the eighth straight month of major job gains […]

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ObamaCare Medicaid Expansion Reduces Work Participation Among Healthy, Childless Adults

by Steve MacDonald September 8, 2016
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For Immediate Release – September 8, 2016 Contact: Greg Moore (603) 303-9297 Americans for Prosperity Cites Shocking Report that Shows ObamaCare Medicaid Expansion Reduces Work Participation Among Healthy, Childless Adults   MANCHESTER – Americans for Prosperity – New Hampshire (AFP-NH) today cited a newly released Georgetown University study that shows that ObamaCare Medicaid expansion undermines work participation […]

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INTERVIEW: Arthur Brooks and ‘The Conservative Heart’

by Kimberly Morin September 6, 2016

Last weekend at the Defending the American Dream Summit, Political Buzz sat down to interview Arthur Brooks. Brooks is the president of the American Enterprise Institute and author of the book The Conservative Heart. Brooks spoke at the event about freedom, poverty and people and how it is conservative values and policies that actually help people […]

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Economic Malpractice

by Steve MacDonald August 15, 2016
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We continue the discussion with Greg Moore from Americans for Prosperity on Government meddling with medical care and coverage and the economic malpractice that results–fewer startups, employment stagnation, wage deflation, and other symptoms of this regulatory disease, including those specific to New Hampshire. (Segment 2a, 19min 41 sec.) Download this segment – The entire podcast […]

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N.H. Republicans Aim to Divert RGGI Funds with Koch-Backed Bill.

by Steve MacDonald August 15, 2016
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I was poking around the internet when I stumbled across a Feb. 2015 article on ClimateWire about New Hampshire’s participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). RGGI is a multi-state coalition that forces power producers to buy credits based on emissions. They then pass that cost on to ratepayers (your employer, your family, you) […]

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Steven Woitkun Voted to Protect Big Labor

by Kimberly Morin June 12, 2016

Over the past several weeks, Americans for Prosperity (AFP) of New Hampshire has been canvassing neighborhoods across the state targeting representatives who voted against ‘Right to Work’. Examiner caught up with them in Fremont where they were targeting Steven Woitkun for voting against workers’ rights and for big labor.

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Today at 1:00 PM Lobby of the LOB in Concord…

by Steve MacDonald March 7, 2016
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The Conservative Business League of New Hampshire (CBL-NH) and Americans for Prosperity (AFP) will co-host a Press Conference today, Monday, March 7, at 1:00 p.m., in the lobby of the Legislative Office building in Concord: to address the subject of the adverse effects of NH Medicaid Expansion on small businesses. Everyone is welcome to attend.

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Tomorrow on GrokTALK! [Updated]

by Steve MacDonald January 29, 2016
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Guest co-host Susan Olsen joins us as we welcome Sen. Bob Smith on Ted Cruz and this week’s debate, David McIntosh President of Club for Growth, Aaron Day on the Medicaid Expansion hearing, and Chrissy Harbin from AFP joins us to talk EPA overreach and energy policy. And…we’ll be introducing the NH Income Tax Calculator tomorrow morning so be […]

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Guest Post: With ObamaCare’s Medicaid expansion, it’s about more than the money

by Skip January 25, 2016

[emphasis mine -Skip] This year, the state legislature will decide the future of expanding the state’s Medicaid program to able-bodied adults under ObamaCare. Medicaid expansion – passed in 2014 by a legislature more sympathetic to ObamaCare and growing government – expires later this year, and some of our elected officials are seeking to make it […]

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Informal Eyeball Poll –
AFP Defending The Dream Videos

by Mike August 26, 2015

This morning, I took a quick peek at our YouTube Video Manager, and saw some surprising numbers, along with this message from the Analytics page: “AFP Summit – Perry: This video got more views in its first 2 days than your other videos from the last 6 months!” This is how the videos of the […]

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Americans for Prosperity’s Defending the Dream: Ted Cruz and 90,000 IRS agents

by Skip August 22, 2015

Heh!: Ted Cruz Jokes About Where He’d Send 90,000 IRS Employees After Abolishing the Federal Agency Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz said if elected he would rescind “every single illegal and unconstitutional executive order” signed by President Barack Obama, begin investigating Planned Parenthood, “rip to shreds” the Iranian nuclear deal and order all federal […]

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GrokTALK! – School Choice And the Regulatory State

by Steve MacDonald August 5, 2015
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Greg Moore from AFP joins us to talk about Milton Friedman, Free lunch, School choice, and the encroaching regulatory state. Want the entire program? Get it 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! – End the Export-Import Bank

by Steve MacDonald May 14, 2015
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Brent Gardner, the VP of Government Affairs at American’s For Prosperity, joins the program to discuss the Export Import bank and why it is time to shut it down for good. 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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Tomorrow on GrokTALK! February 14th, 2015

by Steve MacDonald February 13, 2015
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Tomorrow on GrokTALK! February 14th, 2015 the program begins EARLY! at 8:30 am with… Greg Moore from AFP-NH on Maggie Hassan’s Budget Guy Comtois with the latest legislative update Ron Moore  introduces our new weather and climate segment Ed Naile  has an interstate vote fraud update Josh Youssef explains how the Gilford School district violated […]

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Shame on AFP / NH for getting partisan in the NH Republican Gubernatorial Primary

by Skip September 2, 2014

Yeah, this is a “bite the hand that fed ya” type of post – I was named AFP’s National Activist of the Year back in 2011 and Steve was named AFP’s National Blogger of the month in December 2012.  I would like to point out that this post also shows that while we have friends, we must […]

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AFP Defending The American Dream Summit – Live Stream

by Mike August 29, 2014

GraniteGrok can’t be there this year, but this is always one of the year’s best conservative events, and AFP is kindly live-streaming it between 2:30 and 5:30pm EDT Today (Friday), and tomorrow (Saturday) – Watch below the fold, or click the picture for more details. Speakers today include: Governor Rick Perry, Dr. Ben Carson, AEI […]

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All Goffstown ‘Republican’ Candidates Should Just Take A Pledge or Two…or Three….

by Steve MacDonald August 15, 2014
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I’ve been having an invigorating debate on Facebook with Pam Manney about some candidates running as Republicans in Goffstown.  I like Pam, but I think we’re just going to have to disagree on a few things.  She seems to think I am making claims without evidence, particularly with regard to candidate Barbara Griffin.  I guess […]

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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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AFP – Hold Shaheen and Kuster Accountable on Health Care

by Steve MacDonald July 17, 2014
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AFP-NH Released two new ads to the world today, seeking to help hold Shaheen and Kuster accountable.  Each Ad points out how badly New Hampshire’s health care has fared under Democrat leadership and the burdens placed on us by ObamaCare.  They are 30 second posts –  have a look. Shaheen Kuster

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AFP Releases Legislative Scorecard (Updated)

by Steve MacDonald June 27, 2014
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Americans For Prosperity NH has released its  legislative score card. I have embedded the document as promised.  Have a look and see how your legislators rated.  The NH State Senate will be of particular interest to many, I am sure.

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Rubens Signs AFP’s No Climate Tax Pledge

by Mike June 23, 2014

Earlier last week, Gary Lambert set minds at rest by publicly pledging not to impose any kind of climate tax – I challenged the Rubens camp (and the Smith camp) to do so at Wednesday’s debate. By Friday, a copy arrived at my inbox from team Rubens. Smith, we’re pretty sure, is already opposed to […]

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Gary Lambert Pledges No New Climate Taxes

by Mike June 18, 2014

Kudos to Colonel Lambert for making a formal pledge, and for challenging the other candidates to join him.

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Hour long Drive to See A Doctor

by Steve MacDonald April 23, 2014
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AFP has a new commercial they are running in NH.  It is titled ‘Hour long Drive to See A Doctor.’  Have a look

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Why Harry Reid Says The Ads are Lies….

by Steve MacDonald March 10, 2014
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Senator Harry Reid had announced that because AFP recorded and broadcast the stories of some folks who are having a hard time after the implementation of ObamaCare that they cannot possibly be true. Harry Reid is calling everyday American’s with Cancer, or Lupus, adults, children, even single mom’s, liars because if it were him, if […]

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So, why do Democrats want the AFP ad that is Zandra Rice-Hawkin’s fave silenced??

by Skip February 26, 2014

Democrats hate alternative ideas – and time after time we have seen their efforts to silence their opponents.  Steve briefly addressed her trite concern here and in the comment section, a commenter named “eastergrass” put up a paltry demonstration of Progressive parley in trying to turn the tables on us.  That’s the problem with Progressives; […]

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Zandra Rice Hawkins Doth Protest Too Much

by Steve MacDonald February 25, 2014

Zandra Rice Hawkins has taken a sudden concern with regard to political labels.  She thinks that recent AFP political ads in which the stories of two women who happen to be Republicans, should have made that clear up front.  OK. Zandra.  Who funds GraniteState Progress?  Where does the money come from to finance your war […]

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Jeanne Shaheen – The Lie of The Year

by Steve MacDonald January 2, 2014

 

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GrokTALK! Guest Segment – Greg Moore (AFP-NH) on Medicaid Expansion in NH

by Steve MacDonald November 21, 2013
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In segment Three Greg Moore, Executive Director for AFP-NH, joins us to talk about Medicaid Expansion, health care costs, ObamaCare, and the current state of so-called legislative remedies coming out of Concord, New Hampshire–excuses for taking federal money and all the grief and taxes that will inevitably follow. Listen to segment Three (Audio 30m) Download […]

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This Week on GrokTALK!

by Steve MacDonald November 16, 2013
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I’ll be heading up to Concord shortly to record this weeks GrokTALK! and I thought I’d let you in on the guest list before hand. Congressman Tom DeLay. (Yes, That Tom Delay) Author of ‘Credentialed to Destroy,’ Common Core Expert  Robin Eubanks NH House Rep JR Hoell will be visiting us And AFP-NH’s Greg Moore […]

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Event – Tomorrow Morning, on Medicaid Expansion for NH

by Steve MacDonald November 11, 2013
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AFP – New Hampshire Tomorrow morning at 8:30AM Charlie Arlinghaus of the Josiah Barlett Center and I will be presenting the disastrous and dire consequences of ObamaCare Medicaid Expansion to the New Hampshire House Republican Alliance.  I hope you can join us at this meeting which is open to the public. As you know, too […]

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