Girard at Large

The New Media Militia On Girard at Large with Guest Host Chief Nick Willard – In Defense of Free Speech

by Steve MacDonald August 21, 2017

This week on the New Media Militia segment of Girard at Large; Manchester Police Chief Nick Willard (the guest host) and I discuss human nature (from policing to running a restaurant). Then we explore the long-term ramifications of the Mob protest in Boston that suppressed free speech and its greater implications for First Amendment expression […]

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The 603 Alliance – Initiative 18

by Steve MacDonald August 14, 2017

Jim Kofalt and Diane Bitter of the 603 Alliance joined me on Girard at Large this morning to talk about Initiative 18, an ambitious program to recruit and train candidates for the New Hampshire House for the 2018 Elections. We talked about tools, training, and coordinating with other groups, as well as some of the challenges the program hopes to […]

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Eva Castillo-Sturgeon – A Venezuelan Talks About Venezuela

by Steve MacDonald August 14, 2017

In one of several great segments from my stint guest-hosting Girard at Large this morning Eva Castillo-Sturgeon tells us about how Venezuela, which is her native country, has transitioned from the only thriving Democracy in South America to the crumbling socialist wreck it is today. Susan Olsen and Bob Clegg guest-host with me. Please, take a […]

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Guest Hosting Girard at Large – Monday Morning, 6-9 am ET

by Steve MacDonald August 13, 2017

Tomorrow morning from 6-9 am Eastern Time I will be guest-hosting the Girard at Large Radio Program on 90.7 FM, WLMW. Susan Olsen and Bob Clegg are along for the ride with Guests Eva Castillo-Turgeon (The ins-and-outs of Immigration), Jim Kofalt and Diane Bitter (603 Alliance -Initiative 18), Kimberly Morin (Politically Buzzed), and whatever else crosses […]

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The New Media Militia on Girard at Large

by Steve MacDonald July 31, 2017

This morning I started a new segment with Rich Girard on the Girard at Large Radio Program. It’s called The New Media Militia. Based on the curation site I’ve been running it will feature content and issues from local Conservative and Libertarian creators in the Granite State. It will air every Monday Morning at 8:40 […]

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94,610 Potential Out-Of-State Double Registrants on NH Voter Rolls

by Steve MacDonald May 31, 2017

CNHT has released the results of Hew Hampshire’s participation in the Interstate Crosscheck Program, before, as they point out, the Secretary of State – who is probably crafting a carefully worded explanation or a means to dismiss the obvious. Back in November of 2016, NH joined the Interstate Crosscheck Program which matches the First, Middle […]

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Windham NH School Board Hijinks – Kimberly on Girard at Large this morning about Al Litizio (Jr.) and Dennis Senibaldi

by Skip March 13, 2017

“You know, you’d think these guys would have learned their lesson after the last time that they were exposed for how nasty they were. But of course, they haven’t. They can never be decent human beings” That’s Kimberly talks about Windham‘s own Al Litizio (Jr.) and Dennis Senibaldi about them trying to shaft a really good guy, Ken […]

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By Jan. 9th, 2013 – Cynthia Chase Didn’t Feel Safe

by Steve MacDonald January 9, 2017

Back on January, 9th, 2013, I remarked on a report by WMUR News 9 about an online poll. Why? Because, when the comments got nasty, the largest television media outlet in the state at the time chose, of all people, New Hampshire Democrat House Rep Cynthia Chase for her thoughts. Chase became known nationally just […]

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NH Primary – Final Results

by Steve MacDonald February 12, 2016
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Care of Rich Girard… Girard at Large | One hundred thousand six hundred thirty nine.  That’s how many votes Donald J. Trump officially received in Tuesday’s primary.  The vote tally gave Trump thirty five point six percent of the record two hundred eighty two thousand eight hundred four votes cast in the Republican Primary.  Ohio Governor […]

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NHCCS Constitution Day – Diane Gilbert, Chair NHCCS, welcoming remarks

by Skip September 21, 2015

As well as intro ceremonies with the National Anthem sung by former NH State Rep. Jane Cormier (of Piccolo Opera) and with Master of Ceremonies, Rich Girard of “Girard at Large“!    Intro Ceremonies                                   Diane Gilbert Previous Video: NHCCS – Interview with Rich Girard of “Girard at Large” NHCCS – Interview with Diane Bitter of the 603 […]

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NHCCS Constitution Day – Interview with Rich Girard of “Girard At Large”

by Skip September 21, 2015

Long day yesterday but worth it the National Heritage Center for Constitutional Studies (“NHCCS”) Constitution Day.  Got the chance to finally talk with people roaming around a bit instead of always behind the camera but did get a couple of interviews while running around checking cameras in some of the session rooms (as opposed to […]

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CNHT Picnic – CNHT Chair Ed Naile and Skip Murphy

by Skip July 28, 2015

And finally, all of the videos are now up.  Ed Naile comes back at the ending of the CNHT Annual Picnic for his closing remarks: And more than a few props for Rich Girard, host of Girard at Large on WLMW 90.7 FM New Hampshire Family Radio, who acted as Master of Ceremonies during the […]

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Michelle Bensingor – Dual Voter Worked In NH on Shaheen For Senate

by Steve MacDonald September 18, 2014
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Michelle Bensingor worked for the New Hampshire Democrat Party in 2008.  She worked for Shaheen for Senate in 2008.  She registered to vote and voted in Manchester in 2008. Ed Naile and Girard at Large are reporting that Michelle Bensingor has been an active registered voter in Maryland since 2003 and still is…   Many […]

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Girard At Large is On All Day Today…

by Steve MacDonald September 9, 2014
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It’s an all-day Primary-day-palooza at Girard at Large.  Tune In on TuneIn- look for WLMW, and listen all day for news, candidate interviews and more. Later on listen for primary day updates (as the become available) to see who will be representing the Republican party in the races that matter to you.

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CNHT Annual Picnic – Candidates for NH State House : John Burt, Lawrence Cheetham, JR Hoell, David Murotake

by Skip July 13, 2014

And the last of the candidates – and again, they are running for the NH House of Representatives: John Burt – Hillsborough County District 39 Lawrence Cheetham – Hillsborough County District 7 JR Hoell – Merrimack County District 23 David Murotake – Hillsborough County District 32                 John Burt                                                         Lawrence Cheetham    […]

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CNHT Annual Picnic – Candidates for NH State House : Frank Edelblut, Michelle Levell, Nick Zaricki

by Skip July 13, 2014

Having finished with the candidates for the NH State Senate, it is now time to turn to those activists that are now going to run either for re-election or for the first time: Frank Edelblut – Hillsborough District 38 Michelle Levell – Rockingham District 7 Nick Zaricki – Hillsborough District 6    Frank Edelblut                                                      Michelle […]

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CNHT Annual Picnic – Candidates for NH State Senate: George Lambert, Kathy Lauer-Rago, Lydia Dube Harmon, Dennis Lamare

by Skip July 12, 2014

Still even MORE candidates for NH State Senate speak at the CNHT Annual picnic held last Saturday in Hillsborough, NH.  Lots of folks showed up as it IS considered to be Old Home Day for conservative activists in the State.  Here are three more folks that believe that they can make a difference: Kathy Lauer-Rago, […]

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CNHT Annual Picnic – Candidates for NH State Senate District 11: Gary Daniels, Dan Hynes, Maureen Mooney

by Skip July 11, 2014

Certainly, there are many more candidates than just those that have already spoken; there are plenty more to come.  Vying for either the NH State Senate directly as the NH GOP nominar (they do not have a primary) or will be striving to be that after September 9th (the day of the NH Primary).  Here are […]

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CNHT Annual Picnic – NH State Rep Dan Itse “What IS the role of elected officials in NH”

by Skip July 11, 2014

And I bet that NH State Rep Dan Itse doubts that it is this: NH State Rep Leigh Webb (D): “The role of government is to legislate behavior“ Regardless of what Progressives want to believe (and force upon us), that is not their Constitutional role.  Find out: Previous Video: 

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CNHT Annual Picnic – Dr. Betsy McCaughey

by Skip July 11, 2014

Not only did Dr. Betsy McCaughey spend a few minutes with GraniteGrok in an exclusive interview (Steve has the audio here – eventually I’ll get the video up) but she was the Keynote Speaker at the CNHT Annual Meeting.  She is ALWAYS well prepared and know how to present her points: Previous Video: CNHT 2014 Annual […]

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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 – Former NH Speaker Bill O’Brien

by Skip July 8, 2014

As Steve has the audio of our interview with Speaker Bill O’Brien, please know that he also spoke from the speakers’ podium.  First, if you have the need to know. Thus, with no further ado: The Democrats have demonized him because he actually stood up for and have the results that he believes in smaller, limited […]

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CNHT Annual Picnic – 2014 Senatorial Primary Candidates: Bob Smith, Jim Rubens, Bob Heghmann

by Skip July 7, 2014

The CNHT Annual Picnic also had time for those running for the US Senate to speak.  I bet you only thought that 4 people were running for the NH GOP nomination for US Senate from NH (and give Jeanne Shaheen her retirement): Scott P. Brown Jim Rubens Bob Smith Karen Testerman (who has retired from the […]

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CNHT Annual Picnic – 2014 NH Gubernatorial Primary Candidates

by Skip July 6, 2014

As for all of the posts from the CNHT Annual Picnic, anytime you see the word “primary”, think “Republican Primary” – again, this is Old Home Day for Conservative Activists.  That said, at some point there might be a Democrat that would come to speak (and might actually get a bit more attention at the […]

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CNHT Annual Picnic – GraniteGrok Endorsement for Andrew Hemingway in the 2014 NH Gubernatorial Primary

by Skip July 6, 2014

We also gave out one (but only one) other Endorsement at yesterday’s CNHT Annual Picnic – and that was for Andrew Hemingway who is vying for the 2014 NH GOP NH Gubernatorial Primary against Walt Havenstein.  When he called me, years ago now on a dark and stormy February nite (yeah, it was during a blizzard) asking […]

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CNHT Annual Picnic – GraniteGrok Endorsement for Jane Cormier in the 2014 NH State Senate District 16 Primary

by Skip July 6, 2014

We at GraniteGrok are going to be exceedingly stingy with endorsements this year.  It isn’t because of poor candidate quality – indeed, there are some very good candidates that have decided that they have positive things to offer to NH citizens that want a limited government.  One that will stop overreaching and spending their money “on […]

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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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Ain’t That Tweet!

by Ed Naile May 21, 2014

While doing the regular Wednesday 6:40 am WLMW 90.7 segment on voter fraud there was an on air news flash. I mentioned 2012 ballot box stuffer and NY resident, Katrina Lipinsky, as being caught voting in Merrimack by some Republicans who were on the lookout for such things. Having just done a voter fraud workshop […]

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Ed Naile on Girard at Large to talk…Vote Fraud

by Steve MacDonald January 29, 2014
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Rich has been keeping City Clerk Matt Normand busy answering questions about the Manchester voter checklist.  Rich reports that there were 231 people registered to vote from 1200 Elm Street in 2012 and not one of them had an affidavit challenged. But as Ed points out, the way the laws were written by Democrats, challenging […]

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The Democrat “Three-State Project”

by Steve MacDonald January 28, 2014
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Hats off to DJ Dave the engineer extraordinaire for Girard at Large.  When Rich started talking about the voter registration habits of Democrat Caitlin Legacki, who is now confirmed as registered to vote in New Hampshire, Missouri, and North Carolina, Dave said… “So then she’s not a Free Stater, she’s a Three Stater.” Thank you […]

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