HB 370

April 20th GrokTALK! Snippets – Segment Four: Guest – NH Business Owner Josh Youssef

by Steve MacDonald April 21, 2013

In Segment four we talk with Josh Youssef, local small business owner and former candidate for the New Hampshire State Senate,  about HB 370 (repealing education choice),  State Senator Andrew Hosmer, education in general, what the Teachers Unions are actually after, and more.  (With Dr. Julianne Cooper who sticks around to add to the conversation.) […]

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April 20th GrokTALK! Snippets – Segment Two: Seacoast Freedom Festival, Honor Your Oath, NHGOP and more…

by Steve MacDonald April 21, 2013

With our apologies to Max Abramson who, unknown to us, was at the door but could not get in.  We have no idea how that happened but we’ll get him back in soon.  Sans Max, Skip and Steve promote the Seacoast Freedom Festival, talk about hot the media got last weeks honor your oath rally […]

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April 20th GrokTALK! Snippets – Segment One: CNHT, Bombs, Drones, Liberty, Immigration…

by Steve MacDonald April 21, 2013

Skip and Steve talk about…bombers, the honoring your oath ralley–and how the media keeps getting it wrong, getting kicked out of NH-GOP meetings, GrokDrones, Immigration, setting people up to fail, and a lot more… Note: Individual guest segements will be posted throughout the day today.  You can hear the entire podcast here. Please support this […]

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All New GrokTALK! April 20th, 2013

by Steve MacDonald April 21, 2013

This week on GrokTALK! – Dr. Julianne Cooper visits to talk about a Liberal education, Common Core, Teenage brains, surviving 25 years in the White Tower, Learning 9 to 5, and how those ‘new’ progressive ideas you keep hearing about are not as new as you think. – We talk with Josh Youssef about HB […]

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State Senate Votes 13-11 to Table HB 370 – The Education Scholarship Credit Lives!!!

by Steve MacDonald April 18, 2013

HB 370, the government-school monopoly, anti-education-choice-bill from the union-owned Democrat House, that would have repealed the education scholarship tax credit that passed last year, has been tabled by the New Hampshire State Senate.    Tabling a bill is not legislative death but it is not unlike locking a prisoner up in a dungeon and forgetting they are there.  Someone might wander […]

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NH State Senate To Vote On Education Choice Tomorrow

by Steve MacDonald April 17, 2013

HB 370, the New Hampshire Democrats effort to punish the children of poor and lower income families, to keep them out of private schools by denying them an opportunity to get a scholarship, will be voted on tomorrow by the New Hampshire State Senate. Back in April of 2012 we reported on how 71% of New Hampshire’s public schools […]

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State Senate Committee Votes to End NH Democrat Efforts at Repealing Education Equality

by Steve MacDonald April 9, 2013

From Facebook: Senator Andy Sanborn reports fabulous news!! –> the Senate Health, Education, and Human Services Committee voted to kill HB370, so that’s a win for parents and school choice!!! The Senate will still have to vote on the recommendation to kill the repeal effort but this is a very positive signal.   And I I get to […]

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“I despise bullies……wealthy officials who exercise school choice for their own families while denying it to others less financially fortunate”

by Skip March 11, 2013

This column came to my attention from Ann Marie Bannfield who as become one of the most knowledgeable and articulate defenders of the need for Educational Freedom, for local control,  and an ardent foe of lowered educational/academic standards that have swept our country.  Thus, when she emailed out a link to this Op-Ed, I read […]

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Dem NH Majority Votes To Kill School Scholarship Program

by Steve MacDonald February 21, 2013

Children and poor families hit hardest So which Republicans’ voted against private scholarships for poor kids in New Hampshire? Ann Marie Banfield provided a list, with contact info, and reminds us (On Facebook), a vote against will actually cost taxpayers more.  (I talked about it here yesterday.) The HB370 (repeal) passed 188 to 155 and […]

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