Jim Foley

Well, NH Constitution Article 10 does provide for a Revolution, doesn’t it? Was HB617 the flashpoint? Part 1

[Art.] 10. [Right of Revolution.] Government being instituted for the common benefit, protection, and security, of the whole community, and not for the private interest or emolument of any one man, family, or class of men; therefore, whenever the ends of government are perverted, and public liberty manifestly endangered, and all other means of redress …

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NHGOP’s Orwellian Adventure

After several fine speeches about teamwork and unity at the convention this Saturday, things didn’t go so smoothly – here’s how: We have to divide the party in order to unite it (Jim Foley’s rant from the podium, and Wayne MacDOnald’s attack on bloggers.) We have to hide the vote count in order to prove …

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“Secrecy in the name of unity” – Yet, I thought the NH GOP was about “Openness & Transparency”?

From the NH GOP Platform: II. TAXES AND SPENDING Government Structure: Expand openness and transparency to employment, expenditures and all recipients of taxpayers’ funds “Secrecy in the name of unity” – what a phrase; anyone else see the uber-contradiction between what the NH GOP demands of its Government and what governance it is willing to …

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Free Advice For Chairman Horn

I may not have supported Jennifer Horn’s run for NHGOP chair, but I congratulate her on the win and her success means a lot to me, and to many folks who would like nothing more than for the GOP to rejuvenate itself and start winning elections with candidates of principle. In her quest, she will …

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Did Saturday’s boos send a response to Jim Foley’s claim?

Well, when the call for a second for Jim Foley’s Finance report, all that was heard were “BOOS”.  Umm, no second was heard.  The call for a second was issued a second time for Jim Foley’s Finance report, all that was heard were “BOOS”.  Umm, no second was heard – a second time. Togetherness?  Kumbaya …

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Jim Foley, What’s In YOUR Basement?? Caption Contest

With Jim’s obsession with basements, and Wayne’s obsession with bloggers, I thought it might be fun to speculate what’s in Jim’s basement – Steve has proposed that we start up a hashtag, so therefore I ask: What’s in #JimFoleysBasement ? Please feel free to add suggestions below, or tweet them @GraniteGrok with the tag #JimFoleysBasement

Hillary: “What Difference Does It Make??” Former NH GOP Chair Wayne MacDonald: “What difference does it make?”

Actually, in both cases, the answer to both cases is “It DOES make a difference – a tremendous one, in fact.”  And both are in the same area: trust.  Or in fact, creating more a lack of trust than what already exists.  Both questions from the top figures in the organization show a lack of …

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Like father, like son? Like Jim Foley, like Bruce Perlo?

NH GOP Chair race.  Heating up.  Exposing a longstanding flaw in an Establishment mindset.  A Big one -> “Activists out side the Party are worthless”.  Remember what Finance Chair and Derry Chair said: In addition- we have a meeting of activists every month- it is know as the Executive Board with the implication of “we …

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Very good Right side political advice from two great bloggers

Any time that an Establishment rumpswab starts in on you about TEA Party candidates, remember the words of Prof. Jacobson: If we had followed the establishment advice, we would not have Ted Cruz in office  Ted Cruz was the insurgent Tea Party – supported candidate running against the more establishment David Dewhurst.  If we followed …

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