Bill O’Brien

Cruzin To Victory At Exeter Town Hall

by Mike January 20, 2016

GrokTV on location – Ted Cruz’ bus tour stopped at the historic Exeter Town Hall where Lincoln spoke in 1860 Ted Cruz’ NH “Cruzin to Victory” bus tour came to Exeter’s historic town hall this morning, where he gave a rousing performance – this campaign has certainly honed his skills! First, introductions by Bill O’Brien […]

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Bill O’Brien to Grant Bosse – “Hypocrite”

by Steve MacDonald December 29, 2015
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Who didn’t see this coming? It seems that when Grant Bosse approached me to be hired as House Chief of Staff after the House Republican vote to support me for Speaker, I should have been a little more encouraging to him.  The Union Leader has an opinion piece today from Grant Bosse in which he […]

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GrokTALK! November 7th, 2015

by Steve MacDonald November 7, 2015
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This week we are joined by Carly Fiorina, from the Western Energy Alliance – Tim Wigley, State Senate candidate Leon Rideout, and former NH House Speaker Bill O’Brien- on a primary challenge to Sen. Kelly Ayotte. (We did have issues with the live audio feed. This is the podcast of the entire program, which we […]

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Tomorrow on GrokTALK! – November 7th, 2015

by Steve MacDonald November 6, 2015
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We open shop early tomorrow (8:30am EST) to welcome presidential candidate Carly Fiorina back to the program. We’ve also got Tim Wigley from the Western Energy Alliance on energy and the EPA’s Clean Power Plan. NH Rep. Leon Rideout joins us on his race for the NH State Senate.  And former NH House Speaker and current […]

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MicroInterview: WMUR’s Adam Sexton

by Skip November 4, 2015

At a “secret” meeting (again, who opened their big yammer??) that was blasted all over the political world here in NH of a group of conservatives, WMUR’s Adam Sexton showed up with his cameraman trying to get the jist of what was going on (and if someone was going to spill the beans as to what’s […]

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GrokTV: Ted Cruz at Grokster Mike’s – MicroInterview with Dilson

by Skip September 1, 2015

Along with doing a quick interview with Senator Ted Cruz, we also did one with Dilson – the college student that wanted to know where Ted Cruz stood on “free” education like what Socialist Bernie Sanders has promised, what Democrat Hillary Clinton has promised, and now, Republican Jeb Bush has promised the same free ride (and […]

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GrokTALK! – 603 Alliance – No More Moderates

by Steve MacDonald June 15, 2015
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From the 603 Alliance Conservative Summit, the case for delivering a conservative Republican Presidential nominee in 2016. Learn more about the 603 Alliance at http://603Alliance.org Follow us on YouTube,USTREAM, Facebook, and Twitter …and take us with you oniTunes, iHeart Radio, Spreaker,TuneIn, or Stitcher.  

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GrokTALK! – Scott Brown Can’t Change a Tire

by Steve MacDonald June 10, 2015
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Did you know Scott Brown can’t change a tire? We also ponder the irony of Governor John Sununu’s book on George Bush I, there’s news about Bill O’Brien’s new job. Then it’s on to the driving records of spouses of presidential primary candidates, and whether it would be racist and or sexist to bring it […]

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GrokTALK! What If You Don’t “Love The One You’re With?”

by Steve MacDonald June 8, 2015
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We explore the progressive habit of using immigration to supplant the uncooperative populations with those more inclined to vote for Democrats. This naturally leads to the question of property rights, as government needs to milk someone to finance it’s Welfare State Get-out-the vote immigration policies. Bill O’Brien Guest Hosts. Listen to the entire program here […]

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GrokTALK! – Murderers Row

by Steve MacDonald June 8, 2015
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Former NH House Speaker Bill O’Brien joins us for a discussion on running for office, the make up of legislatures, how Murderers Row in the New Hampshire House got its name, and why legislators should only serve a short time (no careerists) and then go home. Listen to the entire program here Follow us on […]

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GrokTALK! June 6th, 2015

by Steve MacDonald June 6, 2015
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Former Speaker Bill O’Brien Co-hosts along with Skip and Steve with guests George Lambert, and Jane Cormier on too many topics to list.  Just check it out.  I promise, there is something here for almost everyone. Follow us on YouTube,USTREAM, Facebook, and Twitter …and take us with you oniTunes, iHeart Radio, Spreaker,TuneIn, or Stitcher.

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GrokTALK! Live Stream June 6th, 2015

by Steve MacDonald June 6, 2015
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Live stream for Saturday June 6th, 2015 from 9 am to 11 am EST . (Look for updates on Twitter @nhstevemacd or #GrokTALK) Audio Only Live Stream (starts 2 min before the program begins) Video Live Stream Live broadcast by UstreamIf you don’t see it here, you can always watch it at USTREAM.tv here. Today on […]

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Tomorrow on GrokTALK! June 6th, 2015

by Steve MacDonald June 5, 2015
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This week on GrokTALK! June 6th, 2015, 9am – 11 am EST Bill O’Brien (We’ll keep the topic a secret so the trackers have to tune in) Ed Naile Guest co-hosts (and more fun with Carl Gibson and co.) George Lambert on Jennifer Horn Runnin’ her Unity Bus over Frank Guinta Jane Cormier with the RTL Update The WTF, […]

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Does The NH House GOP Establishment Want Democrat Maureen Mann To Win?

by Steve MacDonald May 14, 2015
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There is a special election for an open seat in the NH House next Tuesday with a solid conservative candidate running.  But by all accounts the establishment GOP in New Hampshire is AWOL in support of Yvonne Dean-Bailey in Rockingham district 32. (Ed Mosca Blog) Conspicuously absent from Dean-Bailey’s list of donors is the GOP […]

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New “Draft Bill O’Brien” Facebook Page

by Steve MacDonald April 25, 2015
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After Ayotte’s pro Lynch for AG vote – a final (final) straw for many who oppose the kind of unconstitutional executive action’s Obama takes and newly minted AG Lynch supports, I would not be surprised to see a few more of these in the coming months.  

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603 Alliance Grassroot Summit – Sharon Angle and Bill O’Brien

by Skip April 21, 2015

603 Alliance Grassroot Summit: the Conservative kick-off of the 2016 Presidential Primary.  Sure, the NH GOP had their big shindig the two days prior to Sunday’s event in which the “second campaign” has started in earnest – the wooing, attracting, and snaring of NH “name” activists by either the announced or coy Republican Prez wannabees.  […]

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Bill O’Brien Porn

by Steve MacDonald January 25, 2015
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Get yourself some Bill O’Brien. Why?  Liberals will bleed out their eyes and spit on their keyboards in a demented race to refute anything this man says.  (And so will establishment Republicans.)  

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WMUR CloseUp – Democrat appointed Speaker Shawn Jasper

by Skip December 28, 2014

Thoughts on Democrat appointed Speaker Jasper on CloseUp this morning: Overall, he seemed to be, right from the start, to have Bill O’Brien under his skin and the majority of Republicans that didn’t vote for him (and lest you have forgotten, it was the Democrats that appointed him Speaker).  Not a single word about the […]

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Overheard at the Belknap County Republian Committee meeting last nite – about NH State Senator Jeb Bradley

by Skip December 11, 2014

This was rather interesting, given that report that NH State Senator Jeannie Forrester reportedly was making calls for Democrat appointed Speaker Shawn Jasper.  Apparently during the NH Republican House voting for NH Speaker of the House, NH State Senator Jeb Bradley was stalking around the Hall of Representative’s gallery.  According to a ‘Grok friend, he […]

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This is what happens when the NH GOP doesn’t vet its candidates – Shawn Jasper

by Skip December 4, 2014

And I blame Chair Jennifer Horn, the EBoard, Papa Smurf, and last century’s Republican leaders for setting the table for this absolute fiasco for happening. You caused a split in the caucus between Chandler and O’Brien and create that country lane that Shawn J(ass)per just sauntered up – with Deputy Dawg Shurtleff on one arm and Ray Buckley on […]

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What Kind of Deal Did Jasper Make?

by Mike December 3, 2014

THAT is the key question posed by longtime political reporter, Kevin Landrigan as he reported the stunning upset staged by Shawn Jasper over Bill O’Brien for the Speaker’s gavel. “What kind of deal did Jasper make with the Democrats to get ALL of their votes?” See for yourself! It is clear, especially with the sudden […]

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Meet The Democrats’ Speaker, Shawn Jasper!

by Mike December 3, 2014

Two of our old buddies with the depressing news – on 3rd ballot, Shawn Jasper becomes Speaker with 195 mostly Democrat votes to O’Brien’s 178 all GOP votes – as Pindell points out, 3/4 of the GOP caucus voted against Jasper, but his old Democrat buddies elected him. No Wonder Deputy Dawg shuffled off, stage […]

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WMUR Interviews “His Vileness” Shawn Jasper

by Mike December 3, 2014

H/T WMUR See other articles below…

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Dear Representatives: “There Is No Alternative!”

by Mike December 3, 2014

The Left will always tell you who they fear, and make no mistake, they FEAR Bill O’Brien: They campaigned against him – and lost seats; they fundraised off him – but the GOP did better; they wailed about his potential return – and the GOP caucus voted for Bill anyway! It is that fear, on […]

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NH Speaker of the House: Not Shawn Jasper / David Hess but Bob Mead / Shawn Jasper?

by Skip December 2, 2014

Yesterday, we were hearing from sources that Shawn Jasper was shilling for David Hess to push aside Bill O’Brien even though the NH House Republican caucus nominated Bill O’Brien for NH House Speaker.  Turns out, with the letter below, that we were right about the coup, just off concerning the players.  Shawn Jasper was not […]

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Video: US Senator Kelly Ayotte, on CloseUp,doubling down on having endorsed Gene Chandler for NH House Speaker

by Skip December 1, 2014

Kelly Ayotte was on CloseUp yesterday speaking about a number of things and as I noted here. One of those items was her seemingly defending signing the letter (along with last century’s NH GOP luminaries) endorsing Gene Chandler for NH Speaker over Bill O’Brien.  Here’s the video: (H/T: Mike and his Tivo)

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NH Journalism School Starts With ONE Lesson…

by Ed Naile November 23, 2014

I know it’s hard to believe but several NH news outlets have fresher fresh stories about the contentious, obnoxious, overbearing, mean spirited, impossible to get along with – Republican Speaker-elect, Bill O’Brien. Yes indeed every “NH reporter” worth his salt has to do an anti-Bill O’Brien story. After all, it’s November 22, 2014 and that […]

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GrokTALK! Guns, Crime, Morality, Oh My!

by Steve MacDonald November 21, 2014
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In this segment we talk California’s new court-ordered shall issue gun law, the Right to self defense, Crime, Morality, Leadership, Scott Walker – who is a template for Republican success that needs to be followed here in NH if not everywhere.  Then we  pivot to Bill O’Brien (who did get elected Speaker of the NH […]

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O’Brien Win Theory

by Steve MacDonald November 20, 2014
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Steve Vaillancourt has a few theories over at NH Insider about why Bill O’Brien won the vote for Speaker yesterday.  I found them interesting, figured I’d share a few.. Theory 2—An Republican Rep inside the caucus told me what I’ve suspected all along, that Shawn Jasper, R-Hudson, cost Chandler a handful of votes, certainly enough […]

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NH Democrats ‘Grubering’ their supporters with lies about Bill O’Brien

by Kimberly Morin November 19, 2014

Yesterday the Republican Legislators in the New Hampshire House of Representatives elected their Speaker. The election was between former Speakers Bill O’Brien and Gene Chandler. Laurie Sanborn had also been in the race but dropped out due to family health issues. This was the race in which Senator Kelly Ayotte decided to (for the first time […]

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