Chuck Morse

New Hampshire Senators Oppose Turnpike Toll Hike

by Granite Grok December 5, 2017

By Sen. Kevin Avard The New Hampshire Senate Republican Majority Office Senators oppose turnpike toll hike Concord, NH – The Governor’s Advisory Commission on Intermodal Transportation (GACIT) held a public hearing on Monday regarding the Department of Transportation plan for a statewide toll hike. Senate President Chuck Morse (R-Salem), Senate Transportation Committee Chairman Regina Birdsell […]

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No kidding, Sherlock: HHS head: GOP health bill could result in $820M N.H. Medicaid cut

by Skip September 23, 2017

“But in the end, Meyers added, the New Hampshire DHHS – like the rest of the country this week – lies at the whim of Congressional forces.” They never seem to learn the rather straight forward lesson of “with strings attached”, do they?  And the other one is “he who has the gold doesn’t have […]

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2016 NH Governor Primary – am I the only one thinking Ted Gatsas is highly misleading on this?

by Skip July 15, 2016

Where “this” would be Medicaid Expansion here in NH (or as Steve points out, a step to “a single-payer system.”).  Here’s what current Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas said at the Windham GOP Gubernatorial Debate (emphasis mine, reformatted): However, the candidates differed on a few key issues, including whether to continue Medicaid expansion and whether they support […]

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Here is the NH GOP Chair doing the rah-rah for Obamacare’s Medicaid Expansion

by Skip April 4, 2016

BUMPED: in doing some research (after all, we pretty much talk about all things political so with close to 25,000 posts, the ‘Grok has become its own research center), I came across this where NH GOP Chair Jennifer Horn was boosting Obamacare’s Medicaid Expansion.  First published on 11/18/2013, it shows that, 3 years later, how […]

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The Republican and Democrat hypocrisy over Frank Guinta’s FEC issue

by Kimberly Morin May 21, 2015

If you live in New Hampshire and breathe air, you probably have heard about Representative Frank Guinta’s FEC issues. They have been ongoing for the past 5 years and the FEC just decided this week that Guinta violated their laws and will have to pay back the money he put into his campaign and pay […]

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Papa “Pimp” Smurf and Scott Brown

by Tom June 20, 2014

There’s a big shindig coming up at the Tuscan Kitchen in Salem this Monday. Being RINO country, it’s no surprise that “Papa Smurf” Sununu is holding a Scott Brown event in Salem, with NH Senator Chuck “Live Free with Medicaid”  Morse. It’s looking like the kick-off for the “Charge of the RINO Brigade” (or “RINOs Gone Wild @#!“) in […]

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The Cost of Medicaid Has Increased 31,212 %

by Steve MacDonald February 26, 2014
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If NH Senate Republicans would like to do some more math on just how much that best-case scenario 10% is going to cost their New Hampshire constituents over the long haul, (Democrats don’t care, by the way) they might want to factor this in as well. c/o The Daily Caller Using government data, in his […]

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GrokTALK! Feb 22nd 2014 Morse & Bradley Alone on Their Political Island

by Steve MacDonald February 24, 2014
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We open the show with the side effects of the New Hampshire “Republican embrace of Obamacare.”  County and City Republican committee’s have begun making formal announcements in opposition to the Republican Senate’s effort to expand medicaid in the Granite State.  Skip and Steve explore the self-isolation of State Senators Morse and Bradley, (Odell, Stiles, etc.), […]

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The Republican Wing of the Democrat Party & SB 413

by Susan Olsen February 17, 2014

Tomorrow, these gentlemen are going to begin the process of ramming Medicaid Expansion through the elitist seats of the NH State Senate.  Word has it that after paying lip-service to a “public hearing” before the Senate Committee on Health, Education and Human Services, chaired by alleged Republican Nancy Stiles, the Committee will exec the bill […]

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The GOP Establishment: Craven Wussies, Really Dumb, or Just Democrats?

by Scott Morales February 14, 2014
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“Cossetted, craven, wussies or just contemptible charlatans?” That’s how I initially started this post. But things changed as I was writing it. I’ve been mostly absent from my perch here at the Grok due to other pressing responsibilities, but this past week, against the backdrop of the previous week, just made me wretch and I […]

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Good question…

by Susan Olsen February 8, 2014

A reader posed this question…  

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Say it with me – “Primary”!

by Susan Olsen February 6, 2014
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NH Legislature Seeks to ‘Maximize’ Benefits of 1st in Nation Primary100th Anniversary

by Steve MacDonald January 29, 2014
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Manchester Union Leader At a public hearing on House Bill 1400 Tuesday, Norelli told the House Election Law Committee the state’s first-in-the-nation primary is a source of great pride and has put New Hampshire at the center of many historic events. “The formation of this commission is an important step to position our state to […]

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So, DC Republicans are fighting to lower the Medicaid Expansion Fed Funds – NOW??

by Skip November 18, 2013

Oh, this is gonna up the stock price of Bepto Bismol – and more than a few NH State Senate Republicans ought to start heading to the stores now – like Jeb Bradley, Chuck Morse, and Nancy Stiles.  All the best laid plans – upset by DC Republicans who actually think spending less is a […]

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So taking Medicaid money from the Feds (who don’t have it in the first place) is a GREAT demonstration of Republicanism?

by Skip November 11, 2013

“Cloward – Piven:  Obamacare is not about given healthcare coverage to the poor, or even assuming just Control over 1/6th of the US economy.  It is THE tool to collapse the entire system.  Not just healthcare. Everything” Or one of appeasement (er, under the guise of “taking it off the table” aka “they can’t club […]

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GrokTALK! October 12th, 2013 – 1st Annual Strong NH Conference Podcast

by Steve MacDonald October 14, 2013
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This week on GrokTALK! we live-streamed the 1st Annual Citizen’s For A Strong New Hampshire’s, ‘Strong NH Conference,” MC’d by radio host Paul Westcott.   We’ve included the podcast as well as individual links to all the speakers, Q&A’s and some sit down interviews, below. Guest speakers…(in Order of appearance) Jordan Sekulow, Executive Director of the […]

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GrokTALK! – Howie Carr, at the 1st Annual Strong NH Conference

by Steve MacDonald October 13, 2013
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We were once again out of the studio at a live event.  This time around we were invited to live stream and record Citizen’s For a Strong New Hampshire’s 1st Annual ‘Strong NH Conference.’ The event was MC’d by radio host Paul Westcott. The full audio is available here but as promised, I am posting […]

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GrokTALK! From the Strong NH Conference

by Steve MacDonald October 12, 2013
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We were once again out of the studio at a live event this week.  This time around we were invited to live stream and record Citizen’s For a Strong New Hampshire’s 1st Annual ‘Strong NH Conference.’ The event was MC’d by radio host Paul Westcott with guest speakers…(in Order) Jordan Sekulow, Executive Director of the […]

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I blame Jeanne Shaheen – but what will Chuck do?

by Skip September 4, 2013

I guess I was prescient yesterday. Remember, before now US Senator Jeanne Shaheen, she was the NH State Senator who sponsored SB711 – that godawful bill of healthcare destruction that annhiliated the insurance carrier competition in NH.  From over two dozen companies vying for New Hampshirites’ business and dollars (and forcing them to provide better […]

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Chuck Morse – not Peter Bragdon?

by Skip September 3, 2013

“The King is dead, long live the King” – ok, so not so much a monarchy in the NH State Senate (that would be reserved for the current denizen of the Secretary of State (who has been living (politically) the first half of the Vulcan good-bye).  However, Bragdon decided that the LGC position was more […]

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As NH Senate Republicans consider a new President, please consider this:

by Skip August 18, 2013

“I will not cede more power to the state. I will not willingly cede more power to anyone, not to the state, not to General Motors, not to the CIO. I will hoard my power like a miser, resisting every effort to drain it away from me. I will then use my power, as I […]

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