Governor

NH Establishment Republican’s at Work?

by Steve MacDonald February 16, 2014
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On January 30th, when Andrew Hemingway announced his run for governor, I wrote this… I do have to ask the obvious question before I close. Now that we have a Republican candidate the establishment might not be in love with, running against a very weak Democrat opponent, will there be a dash to file a […]

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GrokTALK! – Interviews at Andrew Hemingway Event in Manchester

by Steve MacDonald February 3, 2014
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Last Thursday, Andrew Hemingway made a formal announcement that he was challenging Maggie Hassan for Governor of New Hampshire.  GraniteGrok was there, and ICYMI, here is some GrokTV! video of Andrew’s announcement,. (Video of other speakers can be found here.) We also recorded three interviews, with Rogers Johnson, Joe Kenney, and Andrew Hemingway. There were […]

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Audio – Andrew Hemingway Announces Run for Governor of New Hampshire

by Steve MacDonald January 31, 2014

If you missed the live stream last night we will have full video of the entire event posted sometime later this evening.  For now, here is the audio of Andrew Hemingway’s entire speech and his announcement that he is running for governor of New Hampshire.  

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Oh, and By The Way, Andrew Hemingway Is Probably Running For Governor of NH

by Steve MacDonald January 30, 2014
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The Union Leader has already reported this, so why should we wait. Bristol high-tech entrepreneur and conservative activist Andrew Hemingway will announce his candidacy at an event in Manchester, a source close to Hemingway’s fledgling campaign told the New Hampshire Union Leader. Hemingway, 31, will make the announcement at a “Solutions First” rally at The […]

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Draft Andrew Hemingway for NH Governor

by Steve MacDonald December 16, 2013
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A Facebook page popped up, either late yesterday or last night, to “Draft Andrew Hemingway” to run for Governor of New Hampshire.  George Lambert, who had to drop out for health reasons (we talk about it briefly here-begining of the show) brought up Bill O’Brien’s name when speaking with the press about his decision.  Andrew’s […]

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GrokTALK! June 15th, 2013 – Guest – CNHT Chairman Ed Naile

by Steve MacDonald June 15, 2013

And Ed Naile has some news about voter fraud, standing on principle’s (or is that principals?), problematic police chiefs, and the upcoming CNHT Family picnic. Listen Here Download This Segment here You can get links to other segments or listen to the complete podcast here or Download the complete podcast here. You can support this […]

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GrokTALK! June 15th, 2013 – Guest – NH House Rep. George Lambert

by Steve MacDonald June 15, 2013

George Lambert, New Hampshire Republican House Rep, talks about his exploration of a run for governor of New Hampshire, constitutional principles, the role of government, the 13,000 pages of laws in New Hampshire and we touch on the problem of progressivism and selective enforcement. Listen Here Download This Segment here You can get links to […]

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GrokTALK! June 15th, 2013 – Guest – NH House Rep. Mark Warden

by Steve MacDonald June 15, 2013

Mark Warden, New Hampshire Republican House Rep, joins us to talk about the benefits of the liberty movement, talks about the upcoming Porcupine Festival, the blurring lines between the legislative and Executive branch, and our constitutional crisis. Listen Here Download This Segment here You can get links to other segments or listen to the complete […]

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GrokTALK! Segment One – Immigration Reform ‘Gang Warfare,’ Indulgences, Carbon, And Collapse

by Steve MacDonald June 15, 2013

Skip, Steve, and Mike open the program on immigration, The Gang of 8, New Hampshire’s “Gang of 5,” the governing class, what you need to do to actually shrink government, following indulgences to the collapse, and then move on to the European carbon market collapse and how the Obama Administration just increased the social cost […]

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GrokTALK! June 15th, 2013

by Steve MacDonald June 15, 2013

This week on Grok Talk!… Skip, Steve, and Mike open the program on immigration, The Gang of 8, New Hampshire’s “Gang of 5,” the governing class, what you need to do to actually shrink government, following indulgences to the collapse, and then move on to the European carbon market collapse and how the Obama Administration […]

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George Lambert Eye’s Run For Governor of New Hampshire

by Steve MacDonald June 10, 2013

New Hampshire Republican House Rep George Lambert has indicated and confirmed that he is exploring a potential run for governor of the Granite State. If you are interested in getting to know who George really is you can begin at his new facebook page “George Lambert Exploring Run for Governor 2014.“  But I can tell […]

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The Principled Conservative Who Is Gradually Building His Position

by Mike January 8, 2013

This man has long been one of my favorites. At an AFP conference in 2009, I considered his speech to be “presidential”, demonstrating both gravitas and conservative principles. About a year later, he delivered a blockbuster speech on the Presidency (video : text) at Hillsdale College – not about himself, but on the meaning and […]

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Maggie “Louisville Slugger” Hassan Takes a Swing at The NH Democrats ‘Civility’ Narrative

by Steve MacDonald November 9, 2012

Anyone who bought or sold the New Hampshire Democrats bringing ‘Civility’ to Concord narrative has a very short memory, is a complete fool, (an out of state voter domiciled here on November 6th for voting purposes), or just another New Hampshire Democrat–and we’ve said as much time and time again.  They are incapable of civility. […]

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Joke: Three NH Democrats for Governor Walk Into A Debate…

by Steve MacDonald September 6, 2012

…all three of them want to raise your taxes.  But seriously folks….they do.  They all want to empower the state to take more of your money.  So what is there to debate? …How they disguise that desire.  But it is a distinction without a difference, or is that a difference without a distinction? Whichever stooge […]

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Question of the day…

by Steve MacDonald July 27, 2012

Let me just get this out of the way?  “Question of the Day…” will not be a daily feature unless someone else on the Grok payroll (which is a lofty sum of $0.00 dollars) bails me out…almost every day.  My follow through is simply not that reliable.  But I liked the sound of it so […]

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NH Senator Gordon Humphrey Endorses Ovide Lamontagne for Governor

by Steve MacDonald July 9, 2012

Manchester, NH – Two-term U.S. Sen. Gordon Humphrey today announced his support of Ovide Lamontagne for Governor. Sen. Humphrey represented New Hampshire in the U.S. Senate from 1979 to 1990.  He declined to run for reelection in 1990, fulfilling a campaign promise to limit himself to two terms.  He voted against the federal budget all […]

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HCRC Flag Day Picnic – Ovide Lamontagne

by Steve MacDonald June 10, 2012

Candidate for Governor of New Hampshire, Ovide Lamontagne takes the podium at the Hillsborough County Republican Committee Flag Day Picnic.

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HCRC Flag Day Picnic – Kevin Smith

by Steve MacDonald June 10, 2012

First up to speak after the Host and MC was Kevin Smith, Republican Primary Candidate for Governor.

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Interview with Ovide Lamontage

by Steve MacDonald January 10, 2012

Ed Morrissey (Hot Air) Interviews GOP Candidate for Governor, Ovide Lamontagne.    

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Gun Bills? Lynch Fights With Risky Behavior

by Rick Olson January 6, 2012

 ”Gun control is like trying to reduce drunk driving by making it tougher for sober people to own cars.” —Unknown The Union Leader’s Gary Raymo reports  how two New Hampshire State Police troopers demonstrated how quickly a semiautomatic rifle can go from unloaded to loaded during a press conference at the Statehouse. That is all […]

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GrokTalk! Returns – Saturday January 8th 2011

by Steve MacDonald January 8, 2011

We’re Baaaaack…with 120 minutes of Live Streaming local and National News you could ONLY get from GraniteGrok.com

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Did Maggie Hassan…Just Take A Step To The Right?

by Steve MacDonald December 20, 2010

Now that she has so much free time on her hands, former State Senator Maggie Hassan is proudly advocating for her newest hobby, the group No Labels. This means that Maggie ‘The Red’ Hassan is advocating for moderate debate that is open to all sides with a goal of non-partisan compromise. I also hear that Michael Vick would like to buy a dog?

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Ray Buckley Doth Protest Too Much

by Steve MacDonald September 11, 2010

NHDP Chairperson Ray Buckley likes to pretend things about who we should and should not vote for.  This time around it’s the governors race, and the object of his affection is John Stephen.   If Republican Primary voters watched WMUR last night they would vote for Jack Kimball for governor because Johnny Stephen did a […]

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Does Lynch Have A Primary Fight In 2010?

by Steve MacDonald May 15, 2010

Rumor has it that John Lynch could have a primary challenger named Tim Robertson (D-Keene). Robertson has been kicking around the NH House for years warming a seat over at the Criminal Justice and Public Safety commission where his primary contribution has been making friends in the party and sponsoring bills that are inexpedient to legislate.  Robertson’s […]

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