Chris Sununu

Bride of Crankenstein – The Return of Speaker Jasper

by Steve MacDonald December 1, 2016

NH House Republicans voted yesterday to keep Democrat Elected Republican House Speaker Shawn Jasper. He won by just a few votes, then is reported have begun ripping into the 49% of his caucus that wanted someone else. Perhaps Chris Sununu can have a word with him about not mistreating the only people in the room who […]

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I do hope that NH Governor-Elect Chris Sununu takes note – the role of Govt licensing boards and commissions

by Skip November 27, 2016

How might politicians address voter anger at vanishing economic opportunity for working people that helped push unexpected numbers of Americans to Donald Trump’s corner on election day? Immigration and trade have dominated the discussion thus far, but it’s important that policymakers don’t lose sight of more subtle ways the government has distorted the economy to […]

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So Sununu is satisfied with a Socialist entitlement? Government – what can’t it do?

by Skip November 21, 2016

That’s what Democrats think, Chris Sununu.  You see, they have totally rejected the Founding Fathers philosophy that our Liberties are most protected when Government, constrained by our Constitutions, stay within the “negative liberties” – what Government CANNOT DO to you.  The flip side is the old European and Socialist model – Government exists to do […]

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Quick Thought: “Gov.-elect Sununu calls for end to same-day voter registration”

by Skip November 20, 2016

From the UL (emphasis mine, reformatted): CONCORD — Republican Gov.-elect Chris Sununu appears to be in agreement with his party’s legislative agenda when it comes to tightening up voting regulations in the state.  Thursday, he took it one step further, saying he would support a bill that would end same-day voter registration in New Hampshire. His comments […]

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Republicans lose when they adopt the linguistics of the Left

by Skip September 23, 2016

Happens every time when the Right allows the Left to shape and define the battlefield. From the Union Leader (emphasis mine, reformatted): “If Chris had his way in the vote he cast multiple times, 50,000 people would not have their health care,” Van Ostern said. He admitted the next state budget would likely require more dollars from […]

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Edelblut Concedes: Presser And Interview

by Mike September 15, 2016

I received the alert at 1:07pm for Frank Edelblut’s concession press conference in Concord at 2pm, grabbed a snack, the obligatory mug of tea, and the gear, and ran for the exit! Sununu’s lead had been about 1000 votes overnight, and with the last few precincts trickling in, it never fell below 800. Frank Edelblut’s […]

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NH Gubernatorial Debates – A circus with plenty of clowns

by Kimberly Morin September 7, 2016

Last night WMUR held two gubernatorial debates – one between the Republican candidates and one between the Democrat candidates. In each debate it seemed some candidates were trying to out-progressive (Democrats) or out-conservative (Republicans) each other.

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Waterloo Valley

by Steve MacDonald September 5, 2016
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In part II of our look at Waterville Valley and Candidate Chris Sununu, Susan Olsen provides in-depth details and reporting that could affect his showing in next week’s Republican primary. (Audio 27 m 12s) Download this segment – Full Podcast

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Not The Donations You Are Looking For

by Steve MacDonald September 3, 2016
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Kimberly Morin and I explore how a local resort owner (who is running for governor) changed the definition of local funding to include a Virginia Non-Profit linked to money laundering for Terrorists. (10m 56s) Listen to the full podcast here Related links: Sununu’s Islamic Ties  – Sununu Akbar

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Welcome to the Evolution – This is Not Just a Test!

by Steve MacDonald September 2, 2016
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We’re rebooting the show as a 60-minute podcast so welcome to the evolution. This is not just a test. Kimberly Morin and Susan Olsen join me as we explore the wondrous mystery that is Chris Sununu’s stewardship of Waterville Valley. And we take you beyond the news you’ve seen with details no one else has reported. […]

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Waterville Valley: Chris Sununu’s lies, Islamic ties and business failure

by Kimberly Morin August 29, 2016

Last week, Kevin Landrigan of the Union Leader shared a story from Politico Pro that pointed out Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Chris Sununu’s lie about Waterville Valley only having local investors. Sununu made the claim about having only local investors back in 2010 when he purchased the resort. Sununu often talked about local control and even […]

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Chris Sununu Donated $500.00 to Democrat Elected Speaker Shawn Jasper

by Steve MacDonald August 24, 2016
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One of Chris Sununu’s “investments” in New Hampshire’s future was a $500.00 donation to Democrat Elected New Hampshire House Speaker Shawn Jasper. Yes. The ‘Republican’ who caucused with Democrats to rob the Republican caucus of the Speakers chair and then proceeded to repay NH Democrats for the favor. That Shawn Jasper. Chris Sununu gave $500.00 […]

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Chris Sununu’s Economic ‘Plan’ Raises Questions

by Steve MacDonald July 15, 2016
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Gubernatorial Candidate Chris Sununu released an economic plan this past week (Skip mentions it here). As part of the scheme, he supports the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act to help make health care more affordable. Great news except there is a problem. Not that long ago he supported ObamaCare’s expanded Medicaid provision. “I […]

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Really, Chris Sununu, THAT is what the role of NH Governor is supposed to be?

by Skip July 14, 2016

Shot (emphasis mine): “THE PRIMARY job of the governor is to grow the economy,” Sununu says in announcing his economic plan. Chaser: NH Constitution [Art.] 41. [Governor, Supreme Executive Magistrate.] There shall be a supreme executive magistrate, who shall be styled the Governor of the State of New Hampshire, and whose title shall be His Excellency. […]

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CNHT Picnic 2016 – The Videos

by Mike July 10, 2016

The CNHT Annual Picnic is always a big deal amongst “Conservatarians”, and this year was no exception. Even in the smaller, but gun-friendly, venue of the American Legion Sweeney Post in Manchester, there were more than 200 attendees and dozens (at least it seemed that way) of candidates – GrokTV was there. Working in a […]

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Dear Chris,

by Steve MacDonald July 7, 2016
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To Republican Executive Councilor Chris Sununu from one of his constituents. Hi Chris, Congratulations. You showed your true colors. So much for doing the right thing. Political fallout is obviously more important to you than voting your principles. Perhaps the politics is in your genes. I expected better of you. We are doomed because of […]

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Steve Kenda Responds to Chris Sununu’s Vote to Pay Tribute to Planned Parenthood

by Steve MacDonald July 2, 2016
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This past week Republican Executive Councilor Chris Sununu’s voted to sacrifice over half a million dollars in taxpayer tribute to appease the ‘angry gods’ of Planned Parenthood Norther New England. State Senate District 24 Candidate Steve Kenda had this to say about the vote on his Facebook page. Chris Sununu‘s decision to restore funding to PP is […]

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Throwback Thursday – Chris Sununu…

by Steve MacDonald June 30, 2016
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We’re not traveling too far back this week. The original broadcast date on this one is April 30th, 2016. But given all the foolishness surrounding Chris Sununu, I thought it appropriate to revisit our only interview with the man. Before that, Skip and Mike spoke with Kathleen Labonte LoFaro and Stephen Forester (Property rights), and […]

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Notable Quote – Steve Mac Donald on Chris Sununu (R) “Browning” himself

by Skip June 29, 2016

I thought Steve’s thoughts needed a bit of amplification – posted up front instead of at the end of his post (emphasis mine, reformatted): As Predicted – Dems Kick Sununu to the Curb …So it wasn’t a pat on the fanny, it was a kick in the ass. But you did do us all a favor. […]

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As Predicted – Dems Kick Sununu to the Curb

by Steve MacDonald June 29, 2016
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You probably know by now that Republican Executive Councilor Chris Sununu did what we said he would do. He gave your money to Planned Parenthood, including retroactively, when we all know they don’t actually need it. So what happened after the vote, other than my writing about how I was right about how he’d vote? Well, […]

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Breaking – Executive Council Votes For Taxpayer Funding for Planned Parenthood

by Steve MacDonald June 29, 2016
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Alternate Title: Chris Sununu decides he does not want to be the Republican nominee for governor of New Hampshire. By a vote of 3 to 2 the New Hampshire Executive Council, tasked with approving contracts with State Government, has approved a contract for taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood. Congratulations, Frank Edelblut. You should have no […]

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Why Do We Have to Guess?

by Steve MacDonald June 27, 2016
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Why do we have to guess how @ChrisSununu is going to vote on #pp ? #nhpolitics #nhgov @steinhauserNH1 @WMUR9_Politics — Frank Edelblut (@EdelblutForGov) June 27, 2016 Good question. I’ve suggested that he planned to give away the store. Outlined the reasons why he should not. And still, we’ve nothing definitive either way. Just more, “I […]

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It’s Not About Women’s Healthcare

by Steve MacDonald June 26, 2016
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We open our 150th episode on the topic of taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood (PP). We talk about the contract to take your money compared to how much PP spends on lobbying to get  your money. The tens of millions spent by PP on political action that could go to women’s healthcare, if this had […]

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Planned Parenthood Doesn’t Need Your Money

by Steve MacDonald June 25, 2016
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Yesterday I observed that there was a high probability that Republican Executive Councilor Chris Sununu was going to vote to fund Planned Parenthood retroactively with your taxpayer dollars. As a Republican and the deciding vote, this has attracted some attention but not necessarily for the reason that it should. Regardless of how you may feel […]

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Chris Sununu Planning to Give Your Money to Planned Parenthood

by Steve MacDonald June 24, 2016
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We have it on good authority that Republican Executive Councilor Chris Sununu is planning to vote with Democrats to retroactively reward Planned Parenthood with buckets and buckets of your hard-earned dollars; money he believes they need more than you do, apparently? Maybe you disagree? You should let him know right now! Telephone: Executive Council Office: (603) […]

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Chris Sununu Files For Governor

by Mike June 13, 2016

Last Wednesday, your Grok was on site at the State House to capture the filing of Executive Councillor and now gubernatorial candidate, Chris Sununu. An abundance of family, friends, supporters, and press were on hand, too. During the filing, son Leo made sure the paperwork was correct and also kept a close eye on proceedings […]

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Seacoast Republican Women – Spring Luncheon

by Mike May 6, 2016

Many dignitaries here, including Gubernatorial candidates Chris Sununu and Ted Gatsas, and NHGOP figures Juliana Bergeraon and Ross Berry. Live on Ustream here: Live streaming video by Ustream

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April 30th, 2016 Podcast

by Steve MacDonald May 1, 2016
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Kathleen LaBonte and Steve Forster drop by to talk property rights vs. local boards and developers. Kimberly Morin has some thoughts about Sen. Kelly Ayotte and the Casa Bill. And NH Executive Councilor and Gubernatorial candidate Chis Sununu talks Common Core, testing, and local control. (Skip’s original post and audio are here.)

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GrokTALK! LIVE- episode #142

by Skip April 30, 2016

UPDATE: We are experiencing technical problems – the start of the show may be delayed (or the show may be cancelled). With Steve off this week, no Spreaker feed but you can watch and listen to us on our UStream live stream here: Live streaming video by Ustream Pretty much a free form show but […]

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Chris Sununu’s words are, IMHO, a bit strange

by Skip March 27, 2016

Now that the NH FITN Prez Wannabe Beauty Contest is now long gone, we can start turning our attentions to what matters: NH (e.g., “screw DC, save NH”).  That certainly means it’s time to start watching and evaluating NH specific races which certainly includes the Governor one.  Ann Marie Banfield has an extensive email list […]

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