Frank Guinta

CNHT Annual Picnic – 2014 Congressional (NH-CD1) Primary Candidates: Frank Guinta, Dan Innis, Brendan Kelly

by Skip July 8, 2014

Just as in the Senatorial race, more people are in the race than who showed up this past Saturday at the CNHT Annual Picnic – in the First District, only Everett Jabour (Barrington) did not make an appearance and speak to the activist crowds.  Here are the speeches by the others:    Frank Guinta                                             […]

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CNHT Annual Picnic – The Straw Poll

by Skip July 6, 2014

Off year elections means no Presidential Poll this time (thought I bet there may be next year!) but certainly we get to concentrate on the right and proper thing – home town and State level elections.  Certainly, as you will hear Rich say when I put up the US Senate candidate videos, the NH US […]

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GrokTALK! Live (All Day) From The CNHT Annual Picnic (Updated)

by Steve MacDonald July 5, 2014
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Update – Change in start time-  We will be going on the air by 11:30 am It’s time for CNHT’s annual Picnic.  There will be more than wenty candidates for elected office, and a long list of speakers including the keynote by Dr. Betsy McCaughey.  The Event starts at 11a, EST.  We will live streaming […]

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Is Dan Innis A Faculty Lounge Democrat Plant?

by Steve MacDonald June 11, 2014
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I’ve been waiting a while to ask this.   Is Dan Innis a Faculty Lounge Democrat Plant sent to use a Republican wave election to ensure the left holds CD-1 in New Hampshire? He was a registered Democrat. He did give 500.00 dollars to Jackie Cilley,  she being the more extremist left wing Democrat in the […]

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The Heritage Action Scorecard vs. New Hampshire “Republicans”

by Steve MacDonald June 11, 2014
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The Heritage Action Scorecard is an excellent resource for measuring whether or not someone who is elected as a Republican is actually voting like one. It measures action against conservative principles to give a more realistic picture of a politician’s national platform mettle. Eric Cantor, for example–he who was just exorcised from congress by the […]

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2014 NH GOP Annual Meeting – Candidates, Congress CD1: Frank Guinta, Dan Innis

by Skip May 4, 2014

And now onto the US House races.  As JP Marzullo (NH GOP Vice-Chair and now candidate for the NH GOP nomination in NH State Senate District 8) did the introductions, the US Congressional District One was the first up – two candidates at this time: Frank Guinta:  As a unified Party, we will restore the fundamental […]

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GrokPOLL New Hampshire CD-1 Results – April 2014

by Steve MacDonald April 23, 2014
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We asked who you would vote for in New Hampshire Congressional district one if the election were today.  Almost 3000 of you responded, sadly only one-third of the votes we received in our CD-2 poll. With 2966 votes cast as of this writing, here are the results… Dan Innis wins our unscientific poll with 1518 […]

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Current GrokPOLL! Result for NH CD-1 With Two Days Left to Go

by Steve MacDonald April 21, 2014
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With Two days left to vote in this weeks unscientific GrokPOLL! , the political crack study monkeys have pushed the buttons for their early congressional candidate of preference in CD-1 over 1800 times.  Dan Innis currently has a 12 point lead.  Will he be able to hold that lead? If you have not voted yet […]

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GrokPOLL! Name Your NH CD-1 Poison

by Steve MacDonald April 16, 2014
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This week our poll question is…If the election were today who among these New Hampshire Candidates would you vote for in Congressional District One.

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No, they DIDN’T take it off the table – they just gave them ANOTHER club

by Skip March 6, 2014

This will be the gift that will keep on giving – the Kiss of Death, that is.  To the Republicans, that is.  They just didn’t realize it, all those Smart People in the NH State Senate with Rs after their names that voted to implement Obamacare’s Medicaid Expansion (even though they tried to call it […]

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What makes that a great idea?

by Skip December 29, 2013

The NH GOP should go “X Contests” a la the Ansari X Prize that was offered by the X Foundation Frank Guinta was on WMUR’s (just like the logo says) “Close Up” – no big surprise as like all shows, we are now in the “wrap up for the year” time slot for all the […]

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GrokTALK! 11-9-13 More With Skip, Steve, and Josh…

by Steve MacDonald November 14, 2013
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In the final half-hour…Josh, Skip, and Steve visit a few more foxholes including angels for office, what if Bill O’Brian mowed down a 67 year old woman on the sidewalk, Object lesson Frank Guinta and not cutting spending after running on cutting spending, the real role of government- simplified, outsourcing, free assoicaition, the other roles […]

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GrokTALK! 11-9-13 Guest Josh Youseff

by Steve MacDonald November 13, 2013
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In segment Three Josh Youseff joins us (be sure to check out the video version–when Skip posts it-for what transpires during the break before this segment). Skip, Josh, and Steve talk about finding conservative candidates, the problems with running for office, what you can or should expect from the state Republican Party as a candidate, […]

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GrokTALK! 11-9-13 Segment Two with Lenette Peterson

by Steve MacDonald November 12, 2013
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In segment Two we continue the conversation with NH House Republican Lenette Peterson.  Lenette tells us about three bills she has sponsored this session; one on prohibiting federl gun laws which ban certain firerms or limit magazine size; a bill relative to vulnerable users of NH highways, like pedestrians who might suddenyl find themselves bounced […]

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GrokTALK! 11-9-13 Segment One – Skip, Steve & NH House Rep Lenette Peterson

by Steve MacDonald November 11, 2013
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In Segment One Republican NH House Rep Lenette Peterson joins the conversation as Skip and Steve touch on some local headlines–Chris Christie aid hired by the NH-GOP, Democrats voting on bills without reading them, Committee chairs who are not in office to defend people’s liberty, Republican spin on a greedy grab for Federal dollars, and […]

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GrokTALK! November 9th, 2013

by Steve MacDonald November 9, 2013
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This week we tackle regional planning, starting with some very revealing audio that tells us exactly what to expect if we just sign on to a Granite State Future or anything like it. Guest Lenette Peterson (NH House Rep Hills-21 Merrimack) drops in to talk RPC’s, top down planning, federal strings, personal responsibility, and then […]

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First for Ted Cruz, now for Mike Lee? How DARE those crowds react that way!

by Skip November 3, 2013

Another skirmish in the Establishment – grassroots Civil War.  I point out that while the DC Establishment is now out to crush those of us that pose a risk to their power, outside the beltway, those that are drawing their ire are hardly getting the cold shoulder from those that “brung them to the dance.”  […]

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Interesting phone poll for NH CD-1

by Skip October 26, 2013

Earlier today I received an interactive phone poll from Norwalk, IA and it was clear that somebody was polling for the upcoming Congressional Republican primary race here in CD-1. All the regular blather of “if you feel strongly about this issue, press 1….” and the like.  Most of us have hung up on these kinds […]

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The odds of either of them doing this is…

by Skip October 20, 2013

…slim and none.  Methinks Pindell might have just been looking for a word count: Jack Kimball/Jeff Chidester: If this pair of friends decides to publicly get behind someone in a Republican primary, it will serve as a clear signal to tea party activists of which way to go. Kimball is the former state Republican Party […]

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Guinta’s name didn’t show up in the list when he had the chance – and neither did Ayotte’s now

by Skip October 16, 2013

The Senate vote on the Continuing Resolution  and to allow the Obama Administration to spend even more of our kids’ money had the following Republicans voting “NO!”: The 18 Republicans voting no were: Senators David Vitter (La.), Ted Cruz (Texas), Mike Lee (Utah), Marco Rubio (Fla.), Ron Johnson (Wis.), Pat Toomey (Pa.), John Cornyn (Texas), […]

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Guinta Announces Bid to Retake Congressional Seat

by Steve MacDonald September 23, 2013
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 23rd, 2013 Contact: Ethan Zorfas, ezorfas@gmail.com Frank Guinta Announces Campaign for New Hampshire’s First Congressional District We Must Put People First: Rising healthcare costs, higher tuition bills, less take home pay are really hurting the middle class and our government cannot get anything done.   Manchester, NH—Through a web video, Frank […]

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Well, if you are sitting right next to him as you’re typing this…

by Skip September 21, 2013

How stupid do they think we are?  From an email I recieved from “Draft Frank Guinta 2014″ We are hearing strong rumors that Guinta will announce this week for Congress. These rumors only became stronger when political writers reported that 2012 Vice-Presidential candidate and Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan is coming to the state on behalf […]

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Data Point – Obamacare still not liked

by Skip August 4, 2013

I guess that’s why Obama is about to spend $750 million to convince is “Smile!  It’s GOOD for you!”.  From Powerline, this part of a poll on Obamacare, a commentary on “government shutdown” or Obamacare.  There’s nobody that has submitted legislation aligned with this question, it is still an interesting result from LIVs that wouldn’t […]

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Finally, Frank decides to listen.

by Skip January 2, 2013

I have been ragging on Frank Guinta since he voted to support the first Continuing Resolution that raised the debt limit (and did not stand with the Patriots who said “No” as in “no more spending” and “this  is not how we fund Government).   And then duplicated it again with the second Continuing Resolution.  And […]

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Decisive Flip Flops From Candidate for NH-GOP Chair

by Steve MacDonald January 1, 2013

Given all we know already about Andy Leach (Senator Ayotte’s Office) making calls to candidates running against Jennifer Horn for NH-GOP Chair, who then suddenly dropped out of the race for NHGOP chair leaving Jennifer to run un-opposed, until Andrew Hemingway stepped up, this seems relevant. Candidate Horn, on her Facebook page, provided two updates […]

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Frank Guinta – perhaps a last thought

by Skip November 8, 2012

GraniteGrok worked extremely hard for Frank back in the 2010 campaign – both in the primary as well as during the general.  He said the right things and said them in such a way that was convincing.  Yes, the TEA Party and the 9-12 Project folks got behind him and helped in doing the online […]

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Guinta Calls Shea-Porter

by Steve MacDonald November 7, 2012

Congressman Guinta called Congresswoman-elect Carol Shea-Porter to congratulate her on her win. (From the Guinta Press Release) “I would like to congratulate President Obama, Governor-elect Maggie Hassan, Congresswoman-elect Anne McLane Kuster and Congresswoman-elect Carol Shea-Porter on their victories. “What’s important in these races is the future of New Hampshire. I am committed to continuing my […]

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Honoring Ambassador Joseph and Augusta Petrone – Part 4

by Skip October 21, 2012

And the list of folks that came to speak continued at the event to honor Ambassador Joseph Patrone and his wife Augusta.  This post has Congressman Frank Guinta (R, NH-CD1), former NH State Rep. Fran Wendelboe and former radio host Jennifer Horn: Congressman Frank Guinta Fran Wendelboe, Jennifer Horn after the jump

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GrokTV: NRA President David Keene at the Londonderry Fish & Game – Part 2

by Skip October 20, 2012

Continuing with the event, having received the NRA Endorsements from David Keene, Ovide Lamontagne (Republican Nominee for NH Governor), Congressman Frank Guinta (R, NH-CD1, running for re-election), and Charlie Bass (R, NH-CD2, running for re-election) had their opportunity to address the NRA members at the Londonderry Fish and Game Club :   Ovide Lamontagne:

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GraniteGrok Endorsement: Rick Parent for US Congress

by Skip August 27, 2012

We had endorsed Ovide Lamontagne in the Republican Primary for NH Governor early in this election cycle; it is now time to roll out additional endorsements. We reviewed a number of races, talked with a number of candidates, reviewed objective ratings done by groups that mirror the ‘Grok philosophically (e.g., Republican Liberty Caucus of New […]

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