Is Shea-Porter Running For Congress?

by Steve MacDonald October 6, 2016

It’s not supposed to be Press Release Day, but this one caught my eye. Carol SEIU-Porter is the Democrat candidate for the US House in NH district one who many years ago, showed up everywhere for everything to get elected to office. Now, I guess, she and her party just assume she is entitled to it […]

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Rand Paul – “Addicted to Spending” – You’re All Guilty

by Steve MacDonald October 4, 2016

Congress looks to pilfer $150 Billion from Social Security. Sen. Paul had something to say about that. They still voted to spend it, but at least he took a stand. H/T JP Marzullo – Facebook

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The 603 Alliance Announces Endorsements in NH State Level Races

by Steve MacDonald July 8, 2016
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The 603 Alliance has announced four endorsements in New Hampshire primary races for the US Senate, NH Congressional Districts 1 and 2, and for Governor of New Hampshire.  (Disclosure: As a member of the steering committee I did take part in this process.) From 603 In an ambitious undertaking, the 603 Alliance held private […]

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Deja Vu: US House Republicans screw over bondholders like Obama did with the auto industry.

by Skip July 3, 2016

No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia, when in actual service in time of War or public danger; nor shall any person be subject […]

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Reality Check on Trump v. Hillary

by Steve MacDonald June 26, 2016
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No one has an official nomination but for our purposes, the field is set. We got Trump and Clinton. For the sake of argument let’s pander to all the haters and assume that both of them intend to run roughshod over the constitution. Just play along, please. In our Constitutional Republic, the power granted the […]

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And Now a Message from House Democrats

by Steve MacDonald June 23, 2016
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Elections, Corruption, and the Ex-Im Bank

by Steve MacDonald June 22, 2016
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David McIntosh, the President of Club for Growth, is back to talk about the Export-Import bank. Congress reauthorized the institution so it could fund crony corruption with your tax dollars. We also touch on the upcoming elections and what Club for Growth is focused on for November. Download this segment |  Complete podcast >>Listen to […]

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We Already ‘Announced’ This But Here is the “Official” Press Release

by Steve MacDonald May 31, 2016
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MAY 31, 2016 Jim Lawrence announces his plans to file his Campaign for Congress in New Hampshire’s 2nd Congressional District. Hires experienced team to guide his race For Immediate Release: Contact: Michael Biundo 603-540-2572 HUDSON – Veteran, Entrepreneur, small businessman, and three-term State Representative Jim Lawrence today announces his plans to file his campaign […]

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ObamaCare Takes Glancing Blow

by Steve MacDonald May 12, 2016
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Washington Times A federal judge dealt President Obama and his health care law a major blow Thursday, ruling in favor of House Republicans who said the administration was unlawfully paying insurers without permission from Congress. Obama does a lot of things without the permission of congress. Sorry. Couldn’t help myself. The order by U.S. District Court […]

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What Would You Do as President?

by Steve MacDonald April 18, 2016
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We start by asking former congressional candidate Jim Lawrence what he’d first do if he were president, which leads to getting congress to embrace reform, problems with fraud and EB-5 and HB-1 visas, the rigged game in general, and a lot more. (Get the full podcast here.) Here’s a 36 second clip from the segment […]

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Once again, a Democrat crying over the Bureaucracy getting hamstrung?

by Skip March 18, 2016

The Administrative State – as I’ve said for years, it is the end goal of Progressives and we see too many Republicans (right, Ovide?) supporting other Republicans in moving the Overton Window leftward in achieving it in diminishing the power of the Legislative Branch by the empowerment of the Executive Branch’s agencies.  The only way […]

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Jack Flanagan is the NH House Majority Leader….hmmmm

by Skip March 14, 2016

Update: ‘Grok friend Seth reminds me that Flanagan stepped down from being the Majority Leader.  So, mentally stick a “former” below and it will still read as badly. *************** So, Steve posted this tidbit from those Republicans who vote with Democrats and CERTAINLY don’t vote the Republican agenda according to the Establishment’s cri de coeur […]

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Congressman Trey Gowdy on National Security, Refugees, and The Middle East

by Steve MacDonald November 19, 2015
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(5:30) “With all due respect to (the President) what I’m really afraid of is a foreign policy that creates more widows and orphans. So, where maybe he ought to start, is a foreign policy in the Middle East, including Syria, where people can go back to their homeland. Which is their preference. Go back to […]

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Speaking of the Rule of Law – Obama about to dope smack Congress again?

by Skip September 6, 2015

The fish rots from the top down.  And for those Democrats that are railing against fellow Democrat Kim Davis for not “enforcing” the Law (when, as Steve points out, she is).  So where did she get this notion?  Well, Sanctuary Cities are those not enforcing Federal law (controlled by Democrats), various Federal agencies going beyond […]

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Really, Obama has brought in the ChiComs / Russians to talk up his Iran deal – to CONGRESS?

by Skip August 9, 2015

This is HIGHLY disturbing – and very much illustrates that Obama’s words of “a proud citizen of the United States, and a fellow citizen of the world“. What does it say about being a proud citizen of the United States when HE can’t hold his own to his fellow Dems in Congress and has to […]

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GrokTALK! – GOP Promises Not Kept

by Steve MacDonald July 14, 2015
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The Republicans asked for the majority to fix things like ObamaCare and big government and when the voters gave them that majority what did they do with it? That and trimming the administrative state. (Yes, I said that last time – got my segment notes mixed up.) Listen to the entire program here Follow us […]

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GrokTALK! – Congress Passed A Budget?

by Steve MacDonald May 12, 2015
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Greg Moore asks why is it remarkable that congress passed a budget? Is it even more remarkable that what “passes” for a budget might someday be balanced?  We also talk about budget priorities, tax reform, business taxes, and more.  Listen to the entire podcast here Follow us on YouTube,USTREAM, Facebook, and Twitter …and take us […]

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GrokTALK! With Carly Fiorina

by Steve MacDonald April 20, 2015
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Former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina joins us for a Q&A on Common Core, dealing with bureaucracies, spending and budgets, Congressional responsibility, health Care in the US, and what the GOP can do to win the Presidency. Listen to the Entire Program Here. Follow us on YouTube, USTREAM, Facebook, and Twitter …and take us with […]

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Agendas Outshine Veterans Affairs, again.

by GrokWatch News Desk March 12, 2015

Kathy Dunton | GrokWatch News Desk I went to Frank Guinta’s 5th Town Hall Meeting in 2 months. I may have bones to pick with him right now, but I have to say there is no one who interacts with their constituents, better than Guinta. You can count all of Shea Porters Town Halls on… […]

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Washington’s increasing Assaults on our Freedoms, Prosperity, and Future

by Don March 3, 2015

Today 257 Congressmen joined 68 Senators and President Obama in stabbing most Americans in the back. To curry favor with their supporters and to benefit themselves, Congress and President Obama are enacting legislation that will make our lives, and the lives of family members and future generations, much more difficult. If you have a job, […]

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Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s Full Speech To Congress (March 3, 2015)

by Steve MacDonald March 3, 2015
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You can skip to 5:00 for the start of the actual speech. H/T The Savage nation on YouTube

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Washington’s Budget Betrays the American People

by Don December 17, 2014

Washington Democrats and Republicans just passed a budget that rewards the special interests at the expense of the American people.  Senators Ayotte and Shaheen and Congresswoman Kuster voted for the special interests.  Congresswoman Shea-Porter voted for the people over the special interests. The budget was created by the political party establishments, including President Obama, Speaker […]

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What To Do About Obama

by Steve MacDonald November 17, 2014
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Radio host Pete Ingemi joins us to talk about the changing dynamics in congress, what Republican majorities might, can, could, or shouldn’t do in the next two years, and why every Democrat must be made to understand that there is a long term price for whatever Barack Obama does that he will never have to […]

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by Steve MacDonald September 24, 2014
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Marilinda Garcia’s primary opponent Gary Lambert is heading up the Garcia campaign’s Veterans coalition. “Marilinda Garcia is a principled, honest, and independent leader who will guarantee that New Hampshire is fully prepared for the challenges that lie ahead,” Lambert said Tuesday in accepting the chairmanship of Garcia’s coalition. Nashua Telegraph Ann Kuster must be defeated.  […]

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Marilinda Garcia – Trust

by Steve MacDonald August 27, 2014
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GrokTALK! Aug 2nd, 2014 with Brendan Kelly

by Steve MacDonald August 6, 2014
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Next Up on GrokTALK! Brendan Kelly.  Brendan calls in to discuss his primary race to challenge Carol Shea-Porter in New Hampshire Congressional District One.   We talk candidates, issues, how the press doesn’t take his campaign seriously, and  a lot more… Audio – 30 Min – Brendan Kelly – Candidate NH CD-1 You Can Also […]

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It’s bad when even LIBERAL Law Professor Jonathan Turley says Congress is making itself irrelevant

by Skip July 18, 2014

The Founders' belief that self-interested branches would protect their own appears to have been their single, fatal miscalculation. — Thomas H. Crown (@ThomasHCrown) July 9, 2014 I have been saying this for a number of years now – that Congress has been following in the footsteps of the Roman Senate – still having the self-righteous words, […]

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House Votes To Ban Taxing Internet Access Forever

by Steve MacDonald July 16, 2014
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The US House bill that just passed a bill that would prohibit any state or federal government from taxing internet access forever.  This is good news but I think states should retain the right to decide this matter individually.  Oh, and what’s with that “forever” thing, right? The Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act is an […]

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Notable Quote – Mark Tapscot

by Skip July 15, 2014

On separation of powers (emphasis mine): Ultimate test of checks and balances The credibility of Congress and the courts thus now depends upon their successfully exposing the truth about the IRS scandal and punishing those responsible. If they fail, the executive branch will be effectively liberated from constitutional restraint. Thus, the IRS scandal has now become the […]

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Data Point – Public confidence in the Mainstream Media

by Skip June 20, 2014

 newspapers: fallen to 22 percent, down from 23 percent last year and tying the record low in 2007. higher levels of public confidence in institutions that are often criticized by the press: the military (74%) small business (62%) the police (53%) organized religion (45%). Heh!: Faith in the U.S. Congress currently stands at seven percent, down […]

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