House

GrokTALK! With House Candidate Josh Moore

by Steve MacDonald October 14, 2014
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Josh Moore joins us to talk about his race for the NH House.  We start with unions (he defeated a pro-union Republican in the primary), economy and jobs, School choice, second amendment, favorite committee assignments, Josh’s cable access show, the social value of personal responsibility, and more…   Listen to or Download this segment on […]

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Democrat Congressman Hank Johnson’s Wage Gap Hypocrisy

by Steve MacDonald April 10, 2014
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More Glass House Democrats throwing stones…. “According to a report from the American Association of University Women, the women in the Fourth Congressional District still earn only 88 cents for every dollar earned by men,” Johnson said in a statement Tuesday. “Today, women make up about half the workforce and it’s wrong that on average […]

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R House Leadership Sneaks Through a Vote To Thwart Conservatives

by Scott Morales March 28, 2014
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More evidence that the Orange One needs to be removed. From TheDC   (all emphasis mine). Some conservatives were up in arms over a hurried Thursday vote on the so-called “doc fix” for Medicare, which some felt leadership tried to slip by them, after it passed in a thirty-second voice vote with very few members […]

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Yes, The NH Democrat Majority House Passed Bradley Care

by Steve MacDonald March 25, 2014
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By 202 to 132 the Democrat Majority NH House has passed Medicaid expansion in NH.  Governor Hassan probably has her pen in had already, and is just waiting for a photo-op to commemorate the end of New Hampshire as we know it. No, don’t get to worked up about the ‘Sunset.’  Unless we get control […]

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MoveOn.Org Asking Email List to Call NH House

by Steve MacDonald March 25, 2014
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MoveOn.org is emailing folks and asking them to call the New Hampshire Legislative switchboard.  The email I received asked me to call and ask one of my House Reps, Phil Straight, to vote for Medicaid expansion. The NH House is not going to have all that much trouble passing this without Phil.  Phil Straight would […]

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Help Us, Pot And Gambling. You’re Our Only Hope

by Steve MacDonald March 5, 2014
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This may be the dumbest thing I read today.  (I confess, it is sitll early, but for now…) “We need revenue,” said Rep. Frank Sapareto, R-Derry. “We know what our options are. There are only two. We know it’s going to be marijuana or gambling. That’s the only way we’ll get additional revenue. Our other […]

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Establishing a committee to study the correlation between current New Hampshire law and the low violent crime rate in this state.

by Steve MacDonald February 12, 2014
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The process of ending HB 1589 began with the vote to amend the bill and turn it into a committee to…  study the correlation between current New Hampshire law and the low violent crime rate in this state. Democrats cry, and whine, and demand, and spout their talking points about guns and background checks, misrepresenting […]

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GrokTALK! with NH House Rep Leon Rideout

by Steve MacDonald December 25, 2013
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NH Republican State Rep Leon Rideout spent some time with us discussing his new NH bill dealing with the of killing of an unborn child during the committing of a crime. He talks about how this stemmed “out of the personal” as he lost his unborn grandson from a driver that ran into his daughter’s […]

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A RESOLUTION Urging Congress to Investigate the Benghazi Incident.

by Steve MacDonald November 6, 2013
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Jr Hoell LSR 14-2065.1: A RESOLUTION urging Congress to investigate the Benghazi incident. Whereas, every American citizen serving in the defense of his or her country has the right and the expectation to not be left behind on foreign or domestic soil; and Whereas, the Secretary of State was sent 5 dispatches from Embassy Tripoli […]

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‘Relative to Seizure of Firearms….’

by Steve MacDonald October 8, 2013
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The same state government that claims it can determine intent when it comes to domicile, see also every OFA college kid who parachuted in, voted here, and immediately left after the election (some from the homes of emloyees of the AG’s Office) is now looking for the authority to guess the intent of anyone who […]

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GrokTALK! Guest Segment – NH House Rep Jane Cormier

by Steve MacDonald September 19, 2013
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New Hampshire House Rep Jane Cormier joins us in the final half-hour to discuss how the New Hampshire left treated the death of Republican Robert Kingsbury, David Huot, the Belknap county Jail, uncivil county commissioners, exposing the Delphi technique, and how to mess with the pre-determined outcomes at your next NH Listens “listeing” session. (With […]

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The Anthony Weiner of Worcester Might Run Again?

by Steve MacDonald June 18, 2013

Former member of the Massachusetts House, Rep John P. Fresolo, who was accused of sharing photographic evidence of his “little House member” on the computer of a female State House staffer, was put on paid leave, said he would not resign, and then resigned–ending the ethics investigation against him, and three and a half weeks […]

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April 27th GrokTALK! Guest Segment – NH House Rep Bill O’Brien

by Steve MacDonald April 28, 2013

This week on GrokTALk! New Hampshire House Republican, and former Speaker of the NH House, Rep Bill O’Brien talks to Skip and Steve about budgets, deficits, dishonest accounting gymnastics, devolving power from Concord and returning it to the towns and the people, and how his exploration of a potential congressional run is going. To download […]

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Is The NH House Ready for More Darth Norelli?

by Steve MacDonald December 15, 2012

Lord Vader brooked no failure and punishment was swift and final. New Hampshire Democrat  Terie Norelli, as either Majority or Minority leader, has never been one to tolerate dissent either.  And while she’s not (to our knowledge) ever strangled anyone with the force, she has strangled their careers, used inter-caucus bullying and intimidation to bring […]

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Maybe the House Got the Message

by Don June 3, 2011

Despite alarmist claims about not raising the debt ceiling, the Secretary of the Treasury can dispense its approximately $2 trillion revenues on a priority basis. Our country need not default on our debt or fail to pay the military, seniors, the poor, or other critical obligations UNLESS OBAMA’s administration CHOOSES NOT TO MAKE THOSE PAYMENTS.

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Promises made , Promises Kept

by Steve MacDonald April 5, 2011

NH House Republican Press conference on the Budget and their legislative accomplishments this year.

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NH House Republican Legislative Progress Report

by Steve MacDonald March 2, 2011

The House Republicans, today, issued the following legislative progress report.

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Guns vs Progressives

by Steve MacDonald January 27, 2011

People who were raised in liberal bastions or who have not been adequately deprogrammed every day after returning home form the government run propaganda ministry (public school system) may be reading this with their mouths agape. Oh My God! They all have GUNZZZ! (You can also add “What about the CHILDREN! at no additional cost.)

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Is Leadership Opposing The Recall Bill? (HB 73)

by Steve MacDonald January 21, 2011

Sources in the State House have suggested to me that Dan Itse’s HB 73, ‘An Act establishing a process for recall of US Senators from New Hampshire, may be opposed by the Republican House leadership.

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Brunelle Is A Distraction

by Steve MacDonald January 10, 2011

My previous post on the pending investigation of Mike Brunelle was to poke fun at the lefts hypocrisy on the influence of money, anticipate the caterwauling, and suggest a course for clarifying the meaning of the text. In the intervening days, it seems obvious that I left some points out, some made by democrats.

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Mike Earmark Brunelle To Be Investigated

by Steve MacDonald January 6, 2011

The democrats are probably already crying like a toddler who just lost their balloon. (Ironic that they wont have to pay a fine.) But we should look at this seriously and in a context that the progressives understand.

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