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GrokTALK! April 12th, 2014 – Some Facts About Carbon Dioxide and Planet Earth

by Steve MacDonald April 14, 2014
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Leighton Steward, the head of Plants Need CO2.org, helps us understand the benefits of atmospheric carbon dioxide. We talk about the greening of the earth and the benefit of CO2. We also visit the false claims about carbon dioxide, the redistributive nature of the IPCC, and the problem of relying on data from un-validated computer […]

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GrokTALK! April 15th, 2014 Photo ID, Green Energy Bird BBQ, Bundy Ranch, and The Growing Train of Abuses

by Steve MacDonald April 13, 2014
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Skip, Mike, and Steve talk about New Hampshire’s same day registration problem, Bill Clinton’s Photo ID epiphany, Getting strung up on a cactus at the Bundy Ranch -  see also “growing weary of the long train of abuses,” a bit of wind and solar BBQ, “another one bites the dust”– or the strange effect that […]

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GrokTALK! April 12th, 2014 With Andrew Hemingway, Tony DeMott, and Leighton Steward

by Steve MacDonald April 12, 2014

Candidate for Governor, Andrew Hemingway joins us to talk New Hampshire and his race for Governor. Before that Tony De Mott from Campaign for Liberty shares some thoughts on grassroots activism and dealing with Republicans who act like Democrats. And we open with Leighton Steward, the head of Plants Need CO2.org to talk about the […]

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Just a Taste of GrokTALK!? We’ve Got New Ways to Listen

by Steve MacDonald March 23, 2014
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We have great conversations on local and national topics every week, but we realize that the idea of committing to a two-hour show, or even just a 30 minute segment, might seem daunting.  That was part of the motivation behind adding iTunes, iHeart Radio, Spreaker, TuneIn, and Stitcher.   If you’ve got a mobile device you […]

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GrokTALK! March 22nd, 2014 with Phil Kerpen, Lou Milanesi, and Pete ‘DaTechGuy’ Ingemi

by Steve MacDonald March 22, 2014
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This week our guests are author and Fox News Contributor, Phil Kerpen – President of American Commitment. Lou Milanesi give us an update on Benghazi and the Benghazi vigil.  And Radio host Pete Ingemi will give us his take from inside last weeks Northeast Republican Leadership Conference. We’ve also got the evolution of the left’s […]

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GrokTALK! March 15th 2014 – Where Our Readers Become Our Guests

by Steve MacDonald March 20, 2014
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In Segment Four,  two of our most prolific (local) commenters at GraniteGrok.com join us in studio for a wide-ranging discussion on finding a conservative voice in New Hampshire, how we do not censor comments or ban folks we disagree with, getting involved in political activism, The Sons of Stark, small r’s small d’s, ruling class, […]

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GrokTALK! March 15th 2014 The Frontline Fight For Self Defense Rights In Connecticut

by Steve MacDonald March 19, 2014
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In segment Three Scott Wilson, the President of the Connecticut Citizens Defense League (CCDL), brings us up to date on the state of Gun Rights in Connecticut, the status of their lawsuit against Governor Malloy, with details about mandatory registration, the dissenters, the folks in between, and the CCDL’s upcoming event on April 5th. Listen […]

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GrokTALK! Live Streaming March 15th, 2014

by Steve MacDonald March 15, 2014
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This week our guests are current Strafford County Chair (former state rep) Bill O’Conner from Saber PAC, Connecticut Citizens Defense League President Scott Wilson, and Grok Commenters Allen, and Radical Moderate. Live broadcast by Ustream

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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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GrokTALK! Feb 15, 2014 with Dr. Betsy McCaughey, Dr. Julianne Cooper, and Richard Olson

by Steve MacDonald February 15, 2014
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Missed the live stream?  Here’s the podcast! Richard H. Olson jr., president of the Londonderry Fish & Game Club,  joins us to talk about the defeat of HB 1589  (a redundant and badly written background check bill), th elies used to sell it, and the players in its rise and demise.  We then move on […]

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Coming Up This Week on GrokTALK! for 2-15-2014

by Steve MacDonald February 14, 2014
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And everyone is scheduled to be in-Studio this week!

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GrokTALK! February 8th – Cell Phones, Political Speech, Medicaid, and Democrats in Training…

by Steve MacDonald February 10, 2014
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Skip, (Mike- by phone), and Steve start with the proposed ban on cell phone use (HB 1117) in New Hampshire (restricted to hands free), why it makes no sense, and the political culture that leads to laws like this. Listen to Segment 1A Download segment 1A   In the second half of segment one, we […]

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GrokTALK! February, 8th 2014 With Free State President Carla Gericke, Ian Underwood, Mark Warden, and Kevin Bloom

by Steve MacDonald February 8, 2014
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This week on GrokTALK! Our guests are Kevin Bloom, Mark Warden, Carla Gericke-President of the Free State Project, and Ian Underwood. We discuss why it is a waste of time to ban cell phones, the NH Republican Senate’s Great Compromise, and the return of SB120–a bill would limit free speech to the big players while […]

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GrokTALK! for Feb 8th 2014 – Live Stream

by Steve MacDonald February 8, 2014
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The Live Stream Starts at 9am and runs until 11am EST. This Week on GrokTALK! our guests are Kevin Bloom, Mark Warden, Carla Gericke, and Ian Underwood.  Check it Out! Live broadcast by Ustream

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This Week on GrokTALK! Streaming Live Saturday Feb 8th 2014

by Steve MacDonald February 7, 2014
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Watch Live and Listen, Right Here, at Granitegrok.com

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GrokTALK! with Michael Maharrey from the Tenth Amendment Center

by Steve MacDonald February 5, 2014
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After spending the entire program claiming our segment four guest is Michael Boldin, we get to Michael Maharrey, also from the Tenth Amendment Center, for a great discussion on the state of the nullification movement across the nation.  They are currently tracking 67 different nullification bills across the nation, including state efforts to address NSA […]

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GrokTALK! Start’s Live Streaming Today!

by Steve MacDonald February 1, 2014

It is our intention to begin live streaming GrokTALK! starting with today’s show.  You will be able to view the program live from 9a to 11a EST. We are also adding a format change. Various affiliates who are or will re-broadcast GrokTALK! would like me to produce shorter segments.  Shorter segments are more likely to […]

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GrokTALK! January 25th, 2014 With Senator Bob Smith, Chairman Ed Naile, and Special Guest Ian Underwood

by Steve MacDonald January 26, 2014
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Individual segments added! This week we talk about Harrell Kirstein, the Free State Project, Vote Fraud, Jury Nullification, keeping the bacon here so you don’t need legislators to bring it home, Geoff Wetrosky, what words mean, illegal immigrants, absentee ballots, why laws might not matter (and a lot more), and we do that with Senator […]

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GrokTALK – January 18th 2014 with Joe Kenney, Joseph D’Aleo, Ellen Kolb, and Mike Gill

by Steve MacDonald January 18, 2014
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This Week on GrokTALK! Senator Joe Kenney  joins us to talk about his primary race for New Hampshire’s Executive Council, and about the importance transparency, consistency, and standing up for what you believe in. Joe D’Aleo, The Cofounder of The Weather Channel talks weather and science, what really drives climate, problems with modeling, and what […]

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GrokTALK! January 11th, 2014 with Max Abramson

by Steve MacDonald January 16, 2014
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Max Abramson drives up from the Seacoast to share his observations about Seabrook, New Hampshire and recent videotaped revelations of police abuse. We talk about the police state culture, how it affects good cops, citizens, and the culture in general. Listen To Segment Three Listen or Download Here Download or listen to Segment Three

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GrokTALK! Global Warming, Blue Hampshire, Dog food, Entitlements, and More…

by Steve MacDonald January 9, 2014
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Segment One: Skip, Mike, and Steve (joined later by Rick) observe a flaw in Global Warming Theory regarding Snowfall, then opine on the archival death throes of Blue Hampshire, what Kim Jong Un considers “dog food,” and manage to squeeze in concealed carry, self-reliance,  the Democrats entitlement trap, and a few other topics as well. […]

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GrokTALK! with Dr. Besty McCaughey: We Talk “ObamaCare” and Why NH Must Dodge the Medicaid Expansion Bullet

by Steve MacDonald January 8, 2014
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Dr. Betsy McCaughey returns to give us an update on the ObamaCare disaster. We talk about section 3000(a)–which gives hospitals bonuses running off seniors. How the Medicaid expansion is not only bad for New Hampshire and not free money–it is being paid for with that 700 plus billion dollar grab from Medicare (which is just […]

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GrokTALK! With Alexandria Lainez

by Steve MacDonald January 7, 2014
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In segment three we spend a few minutes with Alexandria Lainez. Ms. Lainez is a single mother and university student who challenged the Florida State University systems ban on securing firearms in your vehicle while on campus. The ban, like the one in NH, violates state law; Ms. Lainez and Florida Carry Inc. Successfully overturned […]

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GrokTALK! With Greg Moore From AFP-NH

by Steve MacDonald January 6, 2014
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Greg Moore from American’s For Prosperity NH calls in to discuss the recent ads directed at two “Democrat reps from DC to New Hampshire”–Jeanne Shaheen (Senate) and Ann Kuster (Congress). We touch on why ObamaCare has to go, why Medicaid Expansion cannot be allowed in, the lefts path to a socialist single-payer system, and NH […]

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GrokTALK! January 4th, 2014 w/Guests Dr. Betsy McCaughey, Greg Moore, and Alexandria Lainez

by Steve MacDonald January 4, 2014
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This week our guests are Greg Moore from Americans For Prosperity-NH, Alexandria Lainez (The N. FL University student who just won a critical gun rights case in Florida), and Dr. Betsy McCaughey–Constitutional Scholar, Patient Advocate, and expert on Obama-Care. Listen to the Podcast Listen or Download Here Download or listen to the full podcast here […]

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GrokTALK! 1-4-2014 with Dr. Betsy McCaughey, Greg Moore from AFP-NH, and Alexandria Lainez

by Steve MacDonald January 4, 2014
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This week our guests are Greg Moore from Americans For Prosperity-NH, Alexandria Lainez (The N. FL University student who just won a critical gun rights case in Florida), and Dr. Betsy McCaughey–Constitutional Scholar, Patient Advocate, and expert on Obama-Care. Listen to the Podcast Listen or Download Here Download or listen to the full podcast here […]

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The Earl Hall Show

by Steve MacDonald January 3, 2014
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If you have not had a chance to surf over to Cream City Radio.com ( Cream City Radio is our newest affiliate station) to check out the blog and the Broadcast Schedule, you should.  The conservative commentary is excellent, as is the broadcast content; a sample of which I have provided here for your listening […]

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Top 20 Grok Posts for 2013

by Steve MacDonald December 29, 2013

This years top 20, like last years, is based entirely on comments.  So it is  not so much the top 20 best posts for content, reporting, or style  just the ones that inspired the most debate. This years number one comment-getting post is number one because the subject of the post was so ‘inspired’ by […]

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GrokTALK! 12-21-13 with Skip, Mike, and Steve – Progressives Trackers, Spin, and RINO’s (oh my!)

by Steve MacDonald December 25, 2013
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Segment One: Skip, Mike, and Steve welcome the Cream City Radio audience to GrokTALK! We then explore the Progressive coverage of our interview with JR Hoell and the media spin about the Second Amendment Rally help this past Thursday; how right to work has changed the Union landscape in Wisconsin; and some discussion of Democrats […]

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GrokTALK! with Guest Pete Ingemi (Da Tech Guy)

by Steve MacDonald December 25, 2013
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Segment Four: We talked with DaTechGuy, Pete Ingemi about this past Thursday’s Pro-First and Second Amendment rallys in Nashua contra former US Senator Scott Brown’s (R-MA) headlining an NH GOP fundraiser – across the street. We talked about both crowds (outside in hunter orange and those GOPers inside) and how this could be setting a […]

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