John DiStaso

GrokClip: Edwards Shoots Straight on Armed Teachers

There has been a debate here on GraniteGrok regarding Eddie Edwards’ true position regarding school security and armed teachers. When Skip and I interviewed Eddie, we got the impression that he was equivocating on the issue, but when Grokster Rick spoke with Eddie, he was certain that Edwards’ only concern was the risk creating a …

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Whatsa matta John DiStaso, don’t like the ‘Grok much?

“As New Hampshirite Steve MacDonald notes, “this sounds like tyranny.” Given that Rush Limbaugh brought up NH Democrat House Rep Cynthia Chase’s name (AND STEVE MAC DONALDS!!) this past Friday, it was expected that the local NH media would be FORCED to also give a few column inches as well.  And DiStaso of the UL …

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This is what the prejudice and bigotry of a Democrat State Rep. can lead to:

A possible threat to incite violence against an unfavored minority. Here’s the story:   Democrat State Rep. Cynthia Chase of Keene has recently displayed an alarming attitude of bigotry and prejudice against libertarians and conservatives who make up the Free State Project movement. Her comments have gone viral, and are being reported today in the …

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Yawn – Mainstream Media Reporter(s) lazily gets it wrong

Updated and bumped:  Well, another loyal reader caught another Union Leader reporter, Paul Feely, making the same lazy mistake (emphasis mine): The video shows what appears to be New Hampshire election officials handing ballots to unidentified men, who videotaped the exchanges with hidden cameras at polls in Manchester and Nashua. Plural: ballots, men.  I watched …

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What The…?

Did anyone happen to notice the names bandied about in this Weeks Granite Status for the job of New Hampshire GOP state chairman? John DiStaso mentions Jim Bender again, who I was told is not as interested as people think (always subject to change depeneding on whom you are speaking to); Jennifer Horn–who is getting nudged by the more conservative/libretarian elements along with Ovide Lamontagne who was an early favorite with the new Republicans; and then there’s Juliana Bergeron and Jim Foley–both of whom are (as far as I can tell) from the Fergus Cullen wing of the party.