Americans For Prosperity

GrokTALK! for 7/19/2014 – The Videos

by Skip July 19, 2014

Once again, GrokTALK! was live this morning from 9-11am.  Given the wonderful weather, that it is SUMMAH!, we know that more of you are listening on YOUR time and not ours.  Steve has the audio here for downloading to listen when and where that suits you.  Video – a bit more convoluted, but here it is: […]

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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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AFP/NH Grand Opening Videos – Micro Interview with Free State Project President Carla Gericke

by Skip January 23, 2014

Last of the micro-interviews was a surprise – I had wandered around to find Mark Warden and found him talking to a few people that I had never seen before – but they certainly knew each other.  Of COURSE – FSPers from the Free State Project.  No, it is NOT as the NH Dems claim, […]

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AFP/NH Grand Opening Videos – Micro Interviews with NH State Reps JR Hoell and Mark Warden

by Skip January 23, 2014

Two of the hardest working State Reps for Individual Freedom and Liberty were also there last night: JR Hoell and Mark Warden.  They have one way of looking at things: where there is a place for a limited government (a status that Progressive Democrats think is akin to anarchy) they always advocate that power removed […]

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AFP/NH Grand Opening Videos – Micro Interviews with Gary Lambert and Greg Moore

by Skip January 23, 2014

After the initial remarks by Greg Moore and Pam Tucker, I think Greg realized that speaking without a PA system with a ton of people in the adjoining rooms still speaking at full bore (right, you expect complete silence from political junkies?  Hah!) was going to be an exercise in futility (I never asked but […]

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Grand Opening for AFP/NH

by Skip January 22, 2014

For Immediate Release – Wednesday, January 22, 2014 Contact: Greg Moore (603) 303-9297 Americans for Prosperity to Host Office Grand Opening Today in Manchester MANCHESTER – Americans for Prosperity – New Hampshire (AFP-NH) will host the grand opening of its main state office tonight. The ceremony will take place at 340 Granite St in Manchester, […]

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Jeanne Shaheen – The Lie of The Year

by Steve MacDonald January 2, 2014

 

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Press Release – AFP/NH: Comments on Rally by Union Bosses to Hike Minimum Wage by 40%

by Skip December 5, 2013

Note: I went to the Gilford / Laconia / Tilton fast food outlets at lunch time – specifically to see if some of the busier places were getting “striked”,  However, nary a protest sign to be seen.  Just workers working away to provide their CUSTOMERS the best product available.  And that’s something that the Unions […]

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Protest Governor Hassan’s Push To Expand Medicaid in NH!

by Susan Olsen October 29, 2013

Tomorrow, Wednesday, October 30, 2013, the great folks at American’s for Prosperity (AFP) are co-hosting a press conference to protest Governor Hassan convening a special session of the legislature with the express purpose of expanding Medicaid in NH and making our state even more of a fiscally dependent serf to the federal government. AFP, the Republican […]

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Guest post by Greg Moore, Exec. Dir. of AFP/NH: Medicaid expansion would hurt families across New Hampshire

by Skip October 2, 2013

Greg Moore : Medicaid expansion would hurt families across New Hampshire   Is it ideological to question a plan that could cause more than 20,000 New Hampshire residents to lose their doctor, make all of us wait longer to get health care and put New Hampshire closer to having an income tax? If you said […]

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GrokTV: AFP / NH “Wrong for NH” tour – Greg Moore and Don Ewing

by Skip August 19, 2013

After George Lambert and Rick Parent spoke, Greg Moore resumed the position behind the podium for a few more remarks and took a question from the audience.  He then recognized Don Ewing who has been active within AFP for a while (AND! not least of all, a Grokster in good stead).  For a guy that […]

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GrokTV: AFP / NH “Wrong for NH” tour – George Lambert & Rick Parent

by Skip August 19, 2013

Continuing with the AFP / NH’s event tonite, current NH State Rep George Lambert took the podium.  He did not talk directly about Obamacare but rather, he went to our Foundational Documents – the US and NH Constitutions and viewed Obamacare from that stand and viewpoint.  Also, former Congressional Candidate Rick Parent (NH-CD1) spoke. Sidenote: […]

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GrokTV: AFP / NH “Wrong for NH” tour – Intro remarks by Greg Moore, Executive Director

by Skip August 19, 2013

As posted here, tonight the New Hampshire chapter of Americans for Prosperity had the second stop in their “Wrong for NH” tour in which the topic was Obamacare – indeed, wrong for NH (and, pretty much everywhere else as well).  Given that this was a Monday night on a beautiful August summer day, the Pittman […]

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AFP/NH’s “Wrong for NH” event (Obamacare)

by Skip August 1, 2013

Today at noon, the NH chapter of Americans for Prosperity held picnic and rally at the State House in Concord, NH.  While we Groksters would have loved to have been there, well, we all have day jobs doing stuff that keeps the roofs over our heads, food on the table, and paying the ‘Grok server […]

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AFP – Remembering Andrew Breitbart.

by Steve MacDonald March 1, 2013

March 01, 2013 A year ago today we were stunned by the loss of the prolific, insightful and passionate new-media general Andrew Breitbart. Breitbart’s persona was larger than life and his impact far greater than any circumstance. It is fitting then that his zany style and online ferocity effectively converted an army of thousands, each […]

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Apparently, what was not good for the goose IS good for the gander

by Skip February 9, 2013

Obama’s political promises all come with expiration dates – every.single.one.of.them.  It seems that his political taunts do as well – at least those that can help him if he conveniently forgets that he used them against his enemies earlier.  Like when being a non-profit was BAAAD for Americans for Prosperity and but now good for […]

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OFA Goes After ‘Dark Money’ (Wait -Is that Racist?)

by Steve MacDonald February 1, 2013

From one 501-c4 to another, American’s for Prosperity–which was attacked by Obama and the media for being a 501-c4–would like to know what changed…other than Obama for America “changing” its name to to “Organizing for Action”…aaannnnd becoming a…501-c4. While I certainly don’t begrudge Obama for making use of such an organization and taking donations from […]

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Americans for Prosperity Blogger of the Month – Steve Mac Donald!

by Skip December 13, 2012

Yesterday, Steve let us know that AFP had selected him as their Blogger of the Month – my immediate response was: YAAAAAAAYYYY!!!!!!!!  Way to go Steve! Absolutely tickled pink!  In my estimation, well deserved.  Just about every day, Steve has made sure to let us know what his opinion is on a whole range of […]

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Michigan AFP Tent Truthers?

by Steve MacDonald December 13, 2012

You’ve heard by now, I hope, that the American’s for Prosperity (AFP) Tent in Lansing, Michigan (State Capital), was knocked down and overrun by angry Union protesters–while some activists remained trapped underneath?   (You can find Grok Coverage on that and more  here, here, here, and here.) AFP was there on the front lines to educate and […]

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Update AFP -Michigan

by Steve MacDonald December 11, 2012

Right to work Bills have passed both Houses of the Michigan State Legislature and the governor has already said he’d sign them into law. Earlier today Tim Condon updated us with the video of union protesters knocking down the Americans for Prosperity tent in Lansing, trapping some activists under it.  It’s sad but none of […]

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Merry Taxmas!

by Steve MacDonald December 6, 2012

Americans for Prosperity (AFP) is celebrating the fiscal cliff with a series of suitable Holiday Greetings. It all begins at Merrytaxmas.org where you can send a special holiday message to one of the Legislators on their Naughty or Nice list, or you can share one with your Facebook Friends or Twitter followers. You can learn […]

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President Obama: fewer Americans employed than when he started

by Skip October 7, 2012

Which results in this: Change that we were not hoping for… (H/T: Americans for Prosperity)

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GrokTV Event: AFPF Defending the American Dream – Adam Nicholson

by Skip August 12, 2012

Events the size of the Americans for Prosperity Foundation’s Defending the American Dream Summit 2012 take a lot of project management – setting up the overall theme, what workshops to offer (what are the activists needs all up and down the experience levels?), what speakers can energize and inform the attendees, what venue is big […]

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GrokTV Event: AFPF Defending the American Dream – NH GOP edition (sorta)

by Skip August 11, 2012

Travel 500 miles and what do you get?  NH folks who are willing to talk with you.  Earlier, it was Bill O’Brien, Speaker of the NH House that attended a couple of the workshops that the Americans for Prosperity Foundation had at its Defending the American Dream Summit 2012.  This time, it was two activists, […]

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GrokTV Event: AFPF Defending the American Dream – NH Speaker of the House Bill O’Brien

by Skip August 9, 2012

This past weekend was the Americans for Prosperity’s Defending the American Dream Summit; a gathering of free market and Liberty and Freedom loving activists who came to go to workshops to sharpen their skills and to listen to an impressive list of well known (and loved) Conservative and Liberty speakers.  GraniteGrok was invited to come  […]

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GrokTV-AFPF Defending the American Dream – Pam Bondi, Attorney General for the State of Florida

by Skip August 8, 2012

This past weekend was the Americans for Prosperity’s Defending the American Dream Summit; a gathering of free market and Liberty and Freedom loving activists who came to go to workshops to sharpen their skills and to listen to an impressive list of well known (and loved) speakers.  GraniteGrok was invited to come  and spent the […]

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AFPF American Dream Summit – This pretty much summed up the mood!

by Skip August 5, 2012

Well, got home at about 2:15 am this morning.  Am absolutely convinced that Washington DC is the pits to try to get out of when you are driving a car, don’t know the city, and the GPS is absolutely convinced that you HAVE to go up the street that the DC DPW folks have closed […]

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AFPF American Dream Summit – “What is your American Dream? Obama’s version?”

by Skip August 3, 2012

Well, I didn’t get the interviews I wanted to this morning at the Americans for Prosperity Defending the American Dream Summit, so I changed gears and found a number of attendees just arriving that agreed to a quick Grok “micro-interview”.  Two questions: What is your version of the American Dream? Contrast that with what you […]

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Americans for Prosperity Foundation: Defend the American Dream Summit 2012

by Skip August 2, 2012

I drove down here to DC yesterday for AFP’s Defending the American Dream Summit 2012.  There’s a packed agenda  for sure, and I have some slots tomorrow (10 – 2pm) and on Saturday ( 8 – 3pm) for the ‘Grok to be on Radio Row so am hoping nab some good interviews.  I’ll put up […]

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Americans For Prosperity NH- 2011-2012 Legislative Score Card [Updated-Added A+'s]

by Steve MacDonald July 10, 2012

[Updated and Bumped- I added the Republican House Rep A+ grades on the jump.  Grok Updates by county etc coming soon.] AFP-NH has released its 2011-2012 Legislative scorecard for New Hampshire.  In my review of the score card results there is not much that will surprise anyone who makes it a habit of paying attention […]

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