Cliff Hurst

First Annual Strong NH Conference: Introduction, Invocation, and Jordon Sekulow of the ACLJ

by Skip October 13, 2013

After we had our interviews with Sam and Andrew, the actual event began with Paul Wescott, talk show host (formerly of WGIR AM 610 here in New Hampshire) began the event and acted as the Master of Ceremonies for the day.  After his opening remarks, he introduced Cliff Hurst who gave the Invocation.  Following that, […]

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More Endorsements for Hemingway: Pam Tucker and Cliff Hurst

by Mike January 24, 2013

At a ‘meet and greet’ for Andrew Hemingway on Tuesday night, attended by Andrew, his family, and more than 50 supporters (mostly NHGOP delegates), there was an upbeat atmosphere, lots of offers to help persuade a few more committee members, and several ringing endorsements, including Pam Tucker and Cliff Hurst. Here’s Pam, as she lays […]

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Jack Kimball On The NHGOP Chair Controversy – WBIN Interview

by Mike December 1, 2012

Friday November 30th WNBIN News at 10 interviewed Jennifer Horn, Jack Kimball, Tom Rath and Wayne MacDonald: Below, Jack’s opinion, as shared with his supporters at the time when the controversy broke:

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Vote For My Girl, Or I’ll Turn Ugly

by Mike November 28, 2012

Just when you thought the skullduggery in the NHGOP couldn’t get any worse, the establishment tipped its hand spectacularly. First the history: When Jack Kimball surprised the establishment and won the chairmanship in 2011, and scored a small victory for conservatism, they couldn’t stop him getting the job, but they could certainly make it impossible […]

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Looks like we’re not the only ones demanding NH GOP Chair Wayne MacDonald’s resignation – or ouster

by Skip November 8, 2012

Given what we’ve posted about this topic (here, here, here and here), this from FaceBook Sounds.Just.About.Right.: Cliff Hurst has worked tirelessly for the Republican Party for decades as a citizen-activist, Chairman of the Manchester Republican Committee, and currently serves as Vice-Chairman of the New Hampshire Republican State Committee. Looks like other folks have the same […]

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Indeed: “…the TEA Party lives on in grassroots activists determined to see change.” Final thoughts on yesterday’s NH GOP Annual meeting

by Skip April 15, 2012

Indeed, indeed. Those involved in the TEA Party movement are still around.  They were lambasted three years ago for being “amateurs”, thinking that holding clever signs would change things, that they were too white, too middle class, leaderless, and if the media and Democrats were to be believed, would soon go home to their living […]

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GraniteGrok Endorsement: At the NH GOP Annual Meeting, Please vote for Cliff Hurst for Vice-Chair

by Skip April 11, 2012

Along with Diane Bitter, we are also endorsing Cliff Hurst to be the next Vice-Chair.  Yes, right now he is running unopposed but one never knows what might happen at the meeting itself from the floor.  Regardless, we are asking other NH State GOP Committee members to vote for Cliff for this position.  If you […]

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GrokTV Special Interview: Cliff Hurst running for NH GOP Vice-Chair (Question 8)

by Skip February 28, 2012

This is the last of the questions that Cliff Hurst that the ‘Grok asked – one near and dear to GraniteGrok and to many others that brings up the event where Jack Kimball was forced out of the Chairmanship of the NH GOP (even as technically, it was a resignation): What is your message to […]

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GrokTV Special Interview: Cliff Hurst running for NH GOP Vice-Chair (Question 7)

by Skip February 27, 2012

Next to last question for Cliff Hurst who is running to fill the open slot of Vice-Chair of the NH GOP at the annual meeting April 14th.  The seventh question I asked is one similar to that which has been addressed by both NH House Speaker Bill O’Brien and Ovide Lamontagne (who is running to […]

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GrokTV Special Interview: Cliff Hurst running for NH GOP Vice-Chair (Question 6)

by Skip February 26, 2012

Questions?  We have questions?  The only thing of which we have a higher quantity of than questions is opinions (go ahead, try us – I dare you!).  So, in talking with Cliff Hurst, I had a few more questions for him than I normally do ask in these kinds of “micro-interviews” (which, with this question, […]

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GrokTV Special Interview: Cliff Hurst running for NH GOP Vice-Chair (Question 5)

by Skip February 24, 2012

As with Diane, we have a couple more questions for Cliff Hurst as he seeks the Vice-Chair position at the upcoming Annual NH GOP meeting.  Given the current controversy that Obama’s Administration unleashed (the unconstitutional mandate, from the ‘Grok’s perspective, that a simple HHS regulation trumps the First Amendment protected and specifically enumerated Freedom of […]

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GrokTV Special Interview: Cliff Hurst running for NH GOP Vice-Chair (Question 4)

by Skip February 23, 2012

Continuing with our series with questions with Cliff, GraniteGrok presents Question 4: In your estimation, what are the biggest problems facing the NH GOP, and how would you fix them? Question 1, Question 2, and Question 3

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GrokTV Special Interview: Cliff Hurst running for NH GOP Vice-Chair (Question 3)

by Skip February 20, 2012

Next question (#3) up for Cliff Hurst as he pursues the Vice-Chair position within the NH GOP from your truly was this: What do you bring to the table as Vice-Chair? Question 1 and Question 2.

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GrokTV Special Interview: Cliff Hurst running for NH GOP Vice-Chair (Question 2)

by Skip February 19, 2012

Yesterday, Cliff Hurst answered the first question posed by GraniteGrok: Why are you doing this?  Well, we had a number of other questions for Cliff and here is Question 2:  Your background includes being a chaplain – in helping people, right? Next question will be up tomorrow.

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GrokTV Special Interview: Cliff Hurst running for NH GOP Vice-Chair (Question 1)

by Skip February 18, 2012

Elections, elections, and more elections.  The 2012 Presidential Primary has been taking first slot, but local elections are now starting to wind up as sign ups are over.  Also, the NH GOP will be having a number of elections for offices during its annual meeting as there as been some turnover.  While we at GraniteGrok […]

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