Jeff Chidester

Rockingham Cheers Sununu’s First 100 Days

by Mike April 22, 2017

At Rockingham County’s Freedom Founders Dinner last night, MC Jeff Chidester declared that he thought it foolish to measure an executive by the first 100 days, but that he was very impressed with the work that Governor Chris Sununu has done thus far. Video includes introductory comments as well as invocation and pledge of allegiance. […]

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A bleg for a great reason….Liberty House for Vets Fundraiser

by Skip December 7, 2015

Emphasis mine: From: Jeff Chidester <jeffchidester@gmail.com> Date: Mon, Dec 7, 2015 at 9:03 AM Subject: I Need Your Help – Liberty House Fundraiser – Dec 12 – 3PM I Need Your Help! – This Sat. (Dec. 12 – 3PM) we will be hosting a fundraiser for the Liberty House (http://libertyhousenh.org/). We will be watching ‘America’s […]

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GrokTALK! – 603 Alliance Grassroots Caucus

by Steve MacDonald October 19, 2015
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(Fixed player issue!) Here’s the podcast of our conversation and interviews in the run up to Saturday’s 603 Alliance Grassroots Caucus. Candidates, issues, the band’s sound check, who worked to win and who didn’t, we got it all. GrokTALK! is a Mobile-Ready Broadcast

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Practical Federalism–Closing remarks by Jeff Chidester

by Skip October 4, 2015

In concluding the entire day’s activities, Jeff Chidester gave his closing remarks to those still there at the end: In large part, this was due to a lot of people there to hear Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina, and Rick Santorum – the Presidential candidates.  Yes, many did show up for the beginning (more or less) […]

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Practical Federalism– Opening Remarks: Jeff Chidester, Bryan McCormack, and Emmett McGroarty

by Skip October 4, 2015

Even before we could really finish with UT State Rep Ken Ivory and our discussion on why Feds controlling State lands (for no good reason, IMHO), the Practical Federalism Forum (sponsored by American Principles Project,  Cornerstone, and The Family Leader) began.  In this post: Segment 6: Jeff Chidester acted as Master of Ceremonies and gave his […]

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Practical Federalism–The Videos. GrokTALK! interviews

by Skip October 4, 2015

As Steve said in his recent post, it was a long day: “We recorded 7 hours of audio and video at SNHU”.  I’ve finished processing the video (re: chopped it up) but the uploading continues.  Given work will depress my posting next week, I’ll put up as many as possible today.  Like Steve, I’ll start […]

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Practical Federalism Forum – The Interviews

by Steve MacDonald October 4, 2015
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We recorded 7 hours of audio and video at SNHU Saturday, and every speaker will get their due, but there still must be a podcast version so here it is. Included here are our interviews with Stanley Kurtz from National Review; UT State Rep Ken Ivory; From Iowa – Caffeinated Thoughts author Shane Vander Hart; […]

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603 Alliance This Morning on WGIR AM 610

by Steve MacDonald July 6, 2015
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A 7:08am this morning Fran Wendelboe will be on the air with Jeff Chidester (on the Jack Heath Show) to talk about the 603 Alliance. Tune in to WGIR AM 610 to learn all about the group and what you can do to end the cycle of Rubber-Stamped Moderate Establishment primary winners in New Hampshire. […]

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603 Alliance Grassroot Summit – Media Panel

by Skip April 21, 2015

We get a little bit away from the speakerpalozza regime with a media panel to talk about the state of today’s media and the 5th Estate.  Sylvia Smith (conservative activist, 603 Alliance committee) and Jeff Chidester (also a conservative activist, radio talk show host, and newspaper columnist) joined me in, yes, raking the mainstream media […]

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GrokTALK! at the SRW / RCRC Brunch – Part 1

by Skip March 30, 2015

Well, Saturday’s event at the Seacoast Republican Women / Rockingham County Republican Committee Brunch at the Portsmouth Country Club was fun to be there.  Even though I was under the weather (and in coming down from Central NH where some of the snow squalls were starting to go whiteout, that’s setting a low bar to […]

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GrokTALK! with Jeff Chidester

by Steve MacDonald March 30, 2015
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Jeff Chidester, host of New Hampshire Perspective, joins the program for more discussion on First in the Nation Presidential Primary politics. Ted Cruz taking New Hampshire Seriously; Rand Paul working the Establishment side of the aisle; who is running to be president as opposed to VP, or a cabinet gig, and a lot more. Follow […]

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GrokTV: Seacoast GOP Candidates Debate – Senatorial Part 1 & 2

by Skip August 27, 2014

And finally, the third section of the Seacoast GOP Candidate Debate at the Exeter Town Hall, produced by the Exeter Town GOP, Rockingham County GOP, and the Seacoast Republican Women and most ably moderated by Master of Ceremonies Extraordinaire, Jeff Chidester.  However, the “players” changed to those running for the US Senate seat now held by […]

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GrokTV: Seacoast GOP Candidate Debates – Congressional Part 5

by Skip August 27, 2014

And now for the Closing Remarks by Brendan Kelly, Dan Innus, & Frank Guinta in concluding their part of the Seacoast GOP (Exeter Town GOP, Rockingham County GOP, and the Seacoast Republican Women) NH GOP Candidate Debates for those running in NH’s First Congressional District for US Congress:  Next to go up will be the Senatorial […]

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GrokTV: Seacoast GOP Candidate Debates – Congressional Parts 3 & 4

by Skip August 27, 2014

Then it was time to swap one set of candidates out and bring in a brand new set – those running for US Congress in NH’s First Congressional District:  Brendan Kelly, Dan Innus, & Frank Guinta.  Continuing on with the format set in the Gubernatorial Debate, here are the Lightning Round and Formal Questions Round 2: […]

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GrokTV: Seacoast GOP Candidate Debates – Congressional Parts 1 & 2

by Skip August 25, 2014

Then it was time to swap one set of candidates out and bring in a brand new set – those running for US Congress in NH’s First Congressional District: Brendan Kelly Dan Innus Frank Guinta Same format as before: Opening Remarks, Formal Questions Round 1, Lightning Round, Formal Questions Round 2, and Closing Remarks.  Here […]

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GrokTV: Seacoast GOP Candidate Debates – Gubernatorial Part 5

by Skip August 25, 2014

And this is the Closing Remarks by each candidate for the NH GOP nomination for NH Governor: Andrew Hemingway & Walt Havenstein Previous Videos: Seacoast GOP – Gubernatorial w/ Andrew Hemingway & Walt Havenstein: Opening ceremonies, Opening Remarks, Formal Questions Round 1 Seacoast GOP – Gubernatorial w/ Andrew Hemingway & Walt Havenstein: Lightning Round (Yes’s […]

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GrokTV: Seacoast GOP Candidate Debates – Gubernatorial Parts 3 & 4 (of 5)

by Skip August 25, 2014

Second installment of the Seacoast GOP Debate showcasing the candidates running for the NH GOP nominations for NH Governor, US Congress, and US Senate.  This is the Gubernatorial Lightning Round / Formal Questions Round 2 between  Andrew Hemingway & Walt Havenstein with Jeff Chidester acting as Master of Ceremonies and “Interrogator of Candidates”: Lightning Round (only […]

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GrokTV: Seacoast GOP Candidate Debates – Gubernatorial Part 1

by Skip August 24, 2014

Yesterday was the Seacoast GOP Candidate Debates (Exeter, Rockingham County, and Seacoast Republican Women) Candidate Debates – Gubernatorial, US Congressional, and US Senate) held at the Exeter Town Hall.  Being under the weather, Grokster Mike filled in for the livestreaming – new way for GraniteGrok in using some new technology.  Yes, not able to zoom in […]

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GrokTALK! May 24th 2014 – With Jeff Chidester

by Steve MacDonald May 28, 2014
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Jeff Chidester joins us to talk about not talking about the Race for US Senate.  We cover Jeanne Shaheen’s misplaced priorities, the New Hampshire Governor’s race and the candidates so far (except for Max Abramson, sorry Max), we talk about Wolfeboro and who really shamed New Hampshire,  and make some important observations about the State […]

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GrokSHOTS! Who Did More Damage to Wolfeboro New Hampshire?

by Steve MacDonald May 28, 2014
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New Hampshire resident Bob Copeland made an ass of himself in a public place a few weeks ago and it got plenty of local and national attention.  But was he outdone by someone else from Wolfeboro?     GrokShot! Who did more damage to Wolfeboro New Hampshire? (75 sec)   Looking for more…Click here to […]

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GrokSHOTS! – Jeanne Shaheen’s Laser Like Focus

by Steve MacDonald May 28, 2014
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Jeff Chidester points out that. with everything that is going on in New Hampshire and around the nation, what is it that New Hampshire Senator Jeanne Shaheen issues a press release on..?     GrokShot! Jeanne Shaheen’s Laser Like Focus (54 sec) Looking for more…Click here to Listen to this Weeks program You can also […]

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In The Tank With The DC Establishment,
Ayotte Sinks As She Endorses Brown

by Mike May 26, 2014

I get party loyalty, I especially get the Senate code (which is suspiciously like Omerta), whereby one sitting Senator will never attack another of the same party (unless it is the Establishment attacking its TEA party members). What I don’t get is blind loyalty to a FAILED Senator, one who could not even beat LieAwatha […]

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GrokTALK! May 24th, 2014 – Michelle Levell, Joe D’Aleo, and Jeff Chidester

by Steve MacDonald May 25, 2014
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This week our guests are New Hampshire’s Michelle Levell; meteorologist Joe D’Aleo joins us to discuss his rebuttal of the Obama Administrations 2014 National Climate Assessment; and Radio talk show host Jeff Chidester stops in to help us pick some weeds out of the local and national political landscape. Listen to GrokTALK!   You Can […]

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GrokTALK! May 24th, 2014 – The Videos

by Skip May 24, 2014

Full audio by Steve here. Pre-Show – Groksters Steve and Skip dabble with the equipment and shoot the breeze (no, not literally….) Segment 1 -Grokster Mike rolls in to add his observations and we try to entertain Michelle Levell as she shows up early Segment 2 – We wind down the entertainment and get serious […]

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GrokTALK! Live Stream May 24th, 2014

by Steve MacDonald May 24, 2014
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This week on the GrokTALK! Live Stream our guests are New Hampshire’s Michelle Levell; Meterologist Joe D’Aleo joins us to discuss his rebuttle of the Obama Administrations 2014 National Climate Assessment; and Radio talk show host Jeff Chidester stops in to help us pick some weeds out of the local and national political landscape. Live […]

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Michelle Levell, Joe D’Aleo and Jeff Chidester

by Steve MacDonald May 24, 2014
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Our guests this week are Michelle Levell, Joe D’Aleo and Jeff Chidester.

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GrokTV: Rockingham Repub Dinner – Intro Ceremonies

by Skip May 11, 2014

As I said here, the Rockingham County Republicans held their annual Washington / Lincoln / Reagan Dinner at the gorgeously restored Wentworth By the Sea (a project that Bill Binnie undertook when everyone said couldn’t be done given the absolute state of disrepair it had become).  The big draw for the night was US Senator […]

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GrokSHOT! – “The first trick of NH Politics is…”

by Skip May 11, 2014

NH Politics: Jeff Chidester was the Master of Ceremonies at this past Friday’s Rockingham County Republican Washington / Lincoln / Reagan Dinner where US Senator Marco Rubio was the keynote speaker.  While folks were milling about during the dinner break, and Jeff was trying to get the event moving again, he made an astonishing (heh!) […]

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GrokTV: Hemingway for NH Gov: Pam Tucker, Jim Luther, and Joe Kenney

by Skip January 31, 2014

At last nite’s event where we livestreamed Andrew Hemingway announcing his run for NH Government, you also saw three other speakers as well (Grokster Steve has posted the audio only here): NH State Representative Pam Tucker Former NH State Senator Jim Luther Former NH State Representative & Senator & US Marine Colonel Joe Kenney (candidate, […]

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GrokTALK! Guest Segment – Jeff Chidester

by Steve MacDonald November 27, 2013
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Skip and Steve are joined by Jeff Chidester for an energetic discussion of New Hampshire politics, Medicaid Expansion, how the Grassroots saved the NH-GOP (again?), why the Conservative approach is right, as well as the dynamics of failure in both parties on Medicaid expansion and who lead the charge to failure by having the worst […]

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