David Campbell

Duck Protection 101 – a video never seen by NH Duckgate’s David Campbell

by Skip June 1, 2014

Nary a thought by David Campbell to watch this entry level training film for the protection of our feathery friends: Such a sorrow that he missed this simple little lecture.  Look, it didn’t even need words to be understood what brave action had to be taken!  Shame, that – his friend would still have his […]

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David Campbell Will Not Run for Re-election

by Steve MacDonald April 23, 2014
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My first thought, upon hearing the news that Democrat David Campbell will not be running for re-election, was that with the AG’s report on the cover-up that became Duck Gate due out this week, he might have gotten wind of the outcome. Whatever the thinking, we will miss the ducks, the next NH  Republican legislature […]

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How About Judge Pappas?

by Steve MacDonald February 25, 2014
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There is a rumor circulating that as recompense for his stepping down after using his position to help a mutual friend avoid getting arrested for DWI, Governor Maggie Hassan could consider offering former Nashua Police commissioner Thomas Pappas a job as a judge. The Mutual friend is Democrat House Transportation Committee Chairman David ‘Duck Slayer’ […]

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Yellow Journalism

by Steve MacDonald February 7, 2014
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Yellow.  As in, Rubber Duck Yellow.  Yes, I have been accused, by a reader, of Yellow Journalism.  OK. I can work with that.  I can work with it because all my data came from local news, who got it from the Nashua police.  If there is other news to be had, no one is sending […]

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Pappas Isn’t The Only One Who Should Resign…

by Steve MacDonald February 7, 2014
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The top story in the Southern New Hampshire edition of today’s Union Leader; Kimberly Hougton reports– Aldrman: Campbell should step down. Alderman Ken Siegel, Ward 9, told the New Hampshire Union Leader on Thursday that Campbell, D-Nashua, should follow in his friend’s footsteps and resign in light of the recent duck scandal. “His actions were […]

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Did Police Commissioner Thomas Pappas Violate The NH State Supreme Court Rules of Conduct?

by Steve MacDonald February 4, 2014
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A Drunk ranking Democrat House Rep from Nashua, David Campbell (D-Quack!), mows down some Mallards in his BMW in front of the Crown Plaza Hotel.  He hears the police are on route so he hightails it to his law office about 1000 feet from that same hotel. He calls Nashua City Police Commissioner and longtime […]

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Have you Looked in the Mirror Lately?

by Steve MacDonald January 21, 2014
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Yesterday afternoon a NH House Rep. sent me a “heads up” that the Nashua Telegraph’s political doodler Kevin Landrigan had made note (on Facebook) of the frequency of articles at GraniteGrok regarding the DuckGate case of Nashua NH House Democrat David Campbell–a case with a number of unanswered questions that suggest a police commissioner helped […]

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Duck Gate – Evolution!

by Steve MacDonald January 20, 2014
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Two Nashua Alderman are calling for the resignation of Nashua Police Commissioner Thomas Pappas.   Long story short… According to a police report, Campbell had a couple of drinks at a Crowne Plaza restaurant Dec. 23 and then ran over several mallard ducks with his BMW outside the hotel. Pappas, Campbell’s friend and attorney, then picked […]

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Notable Quote – Crown Plaza Hotel Manager Regarding NH Democrat David Campbell

by Steve MacDonald January 17, 2014

“If you could send us an officer by, we’ve had a, well – there’s a gentleman who’s drunk,… He ran over four or five ducks right in the parking lot, and we might have an altercation between him and another guest.” –Call Made by the Hotel Manager to the Nashua Police regarding Nashua Democrat David […]

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Steve Mac Donald and Michael Graham Talk About DuckGate on The Natural Truth

by Steve MacDonald January 16, 2014
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I spent twenty minutes or so on the air with Michael Graham this afternoon to talk about the evolving DuckGate scandal involving Nashua Democrat David Campbell, as well as a few minutes on the recent NH House vote on decriminalizing marijuana.  I misspoke, once (I said new years eve when I meant Christmas eve), tripped […]

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Today In the 1:00 Hour…I will be On the Air with Michael Graham

by Steve MacDonald January 16, 2014
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Today at the top of the one-o’clock hour I will be a guest on The Natural Truth with Michael Graham. You can listen online here. We’ll be talking about recent events in the Duck-Gate scandal, after the Nashua Telegraph reported this morning that the evidence does not comfirm Commissioner Thomas Pappas claims that he asked […]

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T’was the Night before The Night before Christmas…

by Steve MacDonald January 16, 2014
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Twas the night before the night before Christmas, And all through the lot, Not a creature was stirring, Because Nashua Democrat David Campbell had run them down with his BMW, probably in a drunken stupor, before escaping to be hidden away by his police commissioner buddy, at an undisclosed location with no telephone; a safe […]

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Duck Gate – New Developments

by Steve MacDonald January 16, 2014
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It’s the cover-up that is the real story, right? The Telegraph is reporting, and kudos to them for following the real story, Nashua police have released audio and transcripts relating to the case of Nashua New Hampshire Democrat David Campbell. Here are my articles to date (mowing, no contest, fled the scene, Duck Irony) following […]

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Campbell Ducks And Runs But Can He Get Out From Under the Irony?

by Steve MacDonald January 13, 2014
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Drew Cline is talking to Michael Graham on the air about Duck-Gate, Nashua NH Democrat David Campbell, Police commissioner Tom Pappas, and the scandal after the otherwise unfortunate death of five ducks at the hand of a New Hampshire House Democrat.  We’ve been having all kinds of fun at Rep. Campbell’s expense with regard to […]

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Campbell Not Only Fled the Scene – He Had Help From a Nashua Police Comissioner

by Steve MacDonald January 13, 2014
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Leaving the scene of any incident resulting in damage caused by you and your motor-vehicle is a crime for most of us.  But if you are a wealthy and well-regarded Nashua Democrat you can skip that part. Now, Campbell insists that the former Marine who saw him mow down some ducks with his BMW pursued […]

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Campbell Pleads No Contest to Mowing Down 5 Mallards With His BMW

by Steve MacDonald January 10, 2014
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Union Leader NASHUA – State Rep. David Campbell of Nashua pleaded no contest on Friday to killing five mallard ducks with his vehicle last month. Campbell made the plea at the 9th Circuit Court, Nashua District Division, and paid a fine of $620 for the violation, along with a $75 restitution payment to New Hampshire […]

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NH Democrat Speeds Over Family of Ducks in His BMW

by Steve MacDonald December 30, 2013

New Hampshire Democrat David Campbell sped over a family of ducks with his BMW, crushing a number of them.  Before we cater to his litany of excuses consider this. When proposing an 83% increase in the state gas tax last year he insisted that we needed the money for roads and bridges but later confided […]

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Republican Sponsor of NH’s Massive Gas Tax Increase No Longer Supports the Bill

by Steve MacDonald March 4, 2013

One of HB617’s original sponsors, a bill that would raise New Hampshire’s gas tax more than 80% once fully implemented, has had a come to Jesus moment with regard to Democrats and taxes. I can only hope our humble influence here at GraniteGrok, the fact that he is one of my state reps, and the emails pointing out the unpleasant historical […]

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Increase NH Gas Tax For Fish & Game….?

by Steve MacDonald February 27, 2013

Another busy morning, no time to blog yet…but I did manage to create this.

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HB617 – Well, ONE Republican is making a big stink about raising the gas tax.

by Skip February 25, 2013

Well, I, Mike, and Steve are all over HB617,  the bill that will raise the gas tax 18 cents over the next four years – and to hammer home the point, we can thank Republicans for greasing the skids to push this through without nary a cross vote.  Well, one NH House Representative has spoken […]

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Democrats Always Lie About Taxes and Spending

by Steve MacDonald February 25, 2013

Democrats lie about taxes, spending, and caring about the middle class, and two opportunities to prove that have recently presented themselves. First, Nashua Democrat David Campbell, from whose progressive womb sprang the 15 cent per gallon gas tax, recently remarked in an email to Democrat party leadership that the Democrat gas tax was… …”the gift […]

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