Data mining

A special teacher looking for the special children that aren’t seen as such

by Skip February 26, 2014

We do a lot of bashing of teachers unions here at the ‘Grok and often, they bring it upon themselves.  I truly believe that their power ascendency has meant a lessening of actual teaching of our kids (along with a whole raft of other things, educational fads that should have never seen the light of […]

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Press Release: “The NH Department of Education Overreach in Common Core”

by Skip February 2, 2014

  Press Conference “The NH Department of Education Overreach in Common Core”  When: Thursday, February 6, 2014 10:00 am – 10:20 am Where: Legislative Office Building, 33 N. State Street, Concord First floor lobby. Bring your friends! Who: Rep. Jane Cormier; Doris Hohensee, NH Families For Education; and Michelle Levell, NH Liberty Alliance Speakers will […]

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GrokTALK! 10-5-2013 The video – Dr. Betsy McCaughey Question and Answers (7, 8, & 9) + data mining from Ann Marie

by Skip October 7, 2013

And this wraps up the video from the NH Federation Republican Women’s annual meeting with Dr. Betsy McCaughey as the keynote speaker.  Here are the last questions of the evening along with a quick commentary from Ann Marie Banfield that intimates the real possibility that the humungous data mining effort from Obamacare will be tied […]

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GrokTALK! June 22, 2013

by Steve MacDonald June 23, 2013

(All links have been updated.  Previous segment post title dates have been corrected) This week on Grok Talk!… Skip and Steve open the program with the Hillary Clinton Sex scandal, Obama spying on William and Kate, Chelsea Clinton wishing she didn’t exist, Inspector Palooza and the new bureaucratic police state and the building blocks of […]

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GrokTALK! June 22nd, 2013- Guest Bill Boyd

by Steve MacDonald June 22, 2013

Bill Boyd, town councilor from Merrimack introduces us to WS4 – the EPAs new permitting rules for storm water management by New Hampshire Municipalities, and the insane amount of money it will cost taxpayers and how unlikley it is they will be able comply with outlandish federal rules and their unrealistic time tables. Listen Here […]

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GrokTALK! June 22nd, 2013- Guest Ken Eyring

by Steve MacDonald June 22, 2013

Ken Eyring, Gives us a refresher on the Federalization of state and local activity through the Granite State Futures Program and its puppet masters at HUD, DOT, and the EPA, the false perception of public acceptance, what the pre-determiend outcomes are at their so-called “listening sessions,” and how the deck is stacked against us. Listen […]

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GrokTALK! June 22nd, 2013- Guest Ed Naile

by Steve MacDonald June 22, 2013

Ed Naile drops by to talk to us about the deeper implications of the recent Judge John Lewis decision regarding New Hampshire’s Scholarship program, RSA 491:22, the ongoing drama of another Lewis decision-the mobile domicile ruling (mobile domicile for Democrat voting purposes), with a tangent onto the shift in charitable giving; away from private groups […]

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GrokTALK! June 22nd, 2013- Skip and Steve – Segment One

by Steve MacDonald June 22, 2013

Skip and Steve open the program with the Hillary Clinton Sex scandal (sort of), Obama spying on William and Kate, Chelsea Clinton wishing she didn’t exist, Inspector Palooza and the new bureaucratic police state and the building blocks of tyranny, being on “the list,” GOP Lynch-mobs, and taking the ‘free’ out of Speech. Listen Here […]

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Revolutionary War Metadata? Remember: DHS has already labeled much of the US as “Domestic Terrorists”

by Skip June 11, 2013

Imagine what the Brits would have done with today’s NSA data mining / pattern seeking?  Well, just look to your left and you can see what an enterprising data miner did with some Boston based Revolutionary data – who is talking to who.  He had to put it together from a book: I have been […]

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1984 and George W Obama

by Scott Morales June 8, 2013

“You are a slow learner, Winston.” “How can I help it? How can I help but see what is in front of my eyes? Two and two are four.” “Sometimes, Winston. Sometimes they are five. Sometimes they are three. Sometimes they are all of them at once. You must try harder. It is not easy […]

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EDUCATION: Common Core (National Standards): Follow Them Or Expect Better?

by ambanfield April 8, 2013

As public schools in New Hampshire begin the process of aligning curriculum to the new Common Core (National) Standards, parents should take the time to know what this means for their children. The National Governors Association (NGA) and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) together formed the Common Core State Standards Initiative (CCSSI) […]

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Data Point – A tidbit from the Presidential race – if it means anything at all

by Skip November 8, 2012

FWIW: The Corner: But wait, just in case this wasn’t bad enough, here’s a look at Obama’s vote margin in some key states as of this afternoon (these figures will change a bit as those straggling precincts report in): Virginia: 107,339          Ohio: 100,763           Florida: 47,493          Colorado: 111,094 Nevada: 66,379          Total: 433,068 So for less than […]

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