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Liberal So-Called ‘Campaign Finance’ Group Backs Whiny GOP RINOs To Silence Speech

by Steve MacDonald June 30, 2018

The digital ink was barely dry on this post when what to my wandering eyes did appear but a mysteriously funded left-leaning campaign finance “reform” group attacking AFP-NH for what amounted to following Campaign Finance Laws. Open Democracy(OD) is a left-leaning affair pushing the left-leaning policy ideas of leftists activist groups and just happens to be an […]

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Quick Thought: One would think that all Republicans would be voting FOR more Individual Freedoms…use your vote against them

by Skip June 5, 2018

From the NH GOP Platform: Support legislation to allow workers to decide the allocation of the portion of their union dues used for political purposes We believe in free people, free markets and free enterprise To that latter point – if unions have the mindset that they can prevent competition and lock potential workers out […]

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Two take-aways from NH’s “opting out” of the all but mandatory paid family medical leave act HB 628

by Skip April 27, 2018

From the UL, Jeb Bradley seems to want to out do Donald Kreis in a given intellectual proposition (a few fries less than a current Happy Meal): In the week before the bill came up for Senate committee review, however, he issued a letter in opposition. The program as proposed called for payroll deductions except for […]

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GraniteGrok: Conservative? Check! ‘Grok: TEA Party? Check! Bill O’Brien supporters? Check! Mark Hounsell seeking out the ‘Grok as a platform? Hypocrite!

by Skip April 6, 2018

During the Womens’ Defense League of NH‘s annual Gun Rally, Mark Housell ( now FORMER candidate for US Congress in NH’s CD-1) actively sought me out (not hard to miss – ‘Grok hat on, camera in tow) almost as soon as a “late arrived) to have me do an interview.  We tried to do it right then but […]

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AFP Phone Bank Today to Stop More Taxes in New Hampshire

by Steve MacDonald February 13, 2018

Stop New Hampshire Tax Hikes Phone Bank! Today at 5 PM – 8 PM NH Americans for Prosperity Volunteer Center 340 Granite St, Manchester, New Hampshire 03102

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When Are They No Longer Republicans?

by Steve MacDonald February 4, 2018

The Republican party in New Hampshire has a problem about which its hands are tied, but you can help. Within its ranks are individuals who have registered and run under their brand but either refuse or are incapable of living up to the ideals. On issues of free association, life, speech, taxes, elections, transparency, regulation, and […]

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Rep. Frank Edelblut to Receive Americans for Prosperity 2016 Tom Thomson Conservative of the Year Award

by Steve MacDonald November 30, 2016

For Immediate Release – November 30, 2016 Contact: Greg Moore (603) 303-9297   Rep. Frank Edelblut to Receive Americans for Prosperity 2016 Tom Thomson Conservative of the Year Award at Christmas Party December 9th MANCHESTER – Americans for Prosperity – New Hampshire (AFP-NH) today announced that State Representative Frank Edelblut will receive the organization’s coveted […]

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Massive ObamaCare Rate Increase for 2017

by Steve MacDonald October 25, 2016

For Immediate Release – October 25, 2016 Contact: Greg Moore (603) 303-9297 Americans for Prosperity Comments on Massive ObamaCare Rate Increases for 2017 MANCHESTER – Americans for Prosperity – New Hampshire (AFP-NH) offered the following comments in response to news that ObamaCare rates for 2017 will include massive hikes. “Earlier this year, AFP-NH raised the […]

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Something is Rotten in the State of New Hampshire

by Steve MacDonald October 19, 2016

MANCHESTER – Americans for Prosperity – New Hampshire (AFP-NH) highlighted a disturbing pattern of cronyism in state government that arose over the past week.  Last Thursday, the public learned that the Agriculture Commissioner, who is lobbying hard for a bailout of dairy farmers, would be a top recipient of taxpayer funds under such a bailout.  […]

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Gov. Hassan Invents Exec. Privilege To Hide Documents from Public

by Steve MacDonald October 18, 2016

For Immediate Release – October 18, 2016 Contact: Greg Moore (603) 303-9297 Americans for Prosperity Blasts Governor’s Efforts to Invoke Non-Existent ‘Executive Privilege’ to Illegitimately Hide Documents from Public MANCHESTER – Americans for Prosperity – New Hampshire (AFP-NH) today blasted Governor Hassan’s office for attempting to hide documents from the public through the use of […]

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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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Economic Malpractice

by Steve MacDonald August 15, 2016

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.  

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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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February 13th, 2016

by Steve MacDonald February 13, 2016

This week we examine the post NH primary hangover, election fraud and an inside look at the latest Project Veritas Video with Ed Naile, Democrat gun ban legislation, the SCOTUS ruling on Obama’s Clean Power Plan with AFP’s Chrissy Harbin, and there’s also plenty of talk about local control vs. central planning, and Jeb! – […]

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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! Aug 22nd, 2015 Hour One

by Steve MacDonald August 22, 2015

AFP State coordinator Greg Moore joins us from the Defending the Dream Summit, followed by Rick Olsen on the real “victims” of bag searches at Regal Cinemas.  

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School Choice And the Regulatory State

by Steve MacDonald August 5, 2015

Greg Moore from AFP joins us to talk about Milton Friedman, Free lunch, School choice, and the encroaching regulatory state.

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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 Import-Export Bank

by Steve MacDonald May 14, 2015

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.  

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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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