John Hikel

GrokTALK! 10-26-13 Guest John Hikel and Gus Breton

by Steve MacDonald October 31, 2013

In the final half-hour…John Hikel joins us along with Gus Breton to talk about Constitutional Redress, NHRedress.info, some history and examples of Redress, what happened to previous committee of Redress in New Hampshire, Petitions for ObamaCare and Common Core, and how to sign them online at NHRedress.info Listen to segment Four with John Hikel and […]

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GrokTALK! 10-26-13 Part II With Guest Rich Girard

by Steve MacDonald October 30, 2013
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In segment Three Skip, Mike, and Susan continue the conversation with Rich Girard; Healthcare premiums and deductibles go way up, In Manchester – who is going to pay the Obamacare Cadillac tax; what will towns do about wages and benefits for public employee ‘part-timers,’ and Rich wants a free market: supply them with stipends then […]

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GrokTALK! 10-26-13 Guest – Rich Girard

by Steve MacDonald October 30, 2013
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In segment Two Rich Girard, from Girard at Large, joins Skip, Mike and Susan to talk about Common Core, how Social media has killed call ins, Locals re-taking control, Unfunded Mandates – and in NH, what about Article 28-A? and the “Expert deference” syndrome by citizens and elected officials alike. Listen to segment Two, with […]

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GrokTALK! 10-26-13 Guest Susan Olsen

by Steve MacDonald October 29, 2013
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Susan Olsen joins Skip and Mike to talk about wood stoves, Healthcare, the NH Union Agreement for SEIU local 1984 (obligatory Orwell reference), welfare, GuideStar and the 990 for NH SEA, the Fundemental Transofrmation, US Marine frippy hats, and more. Listen to segment One with Skip, Mike, and Susan Download or listen to Segment One […]

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GrokTALK! October 26th, 2013

by Steve MacDonald October 26, 2013
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This week on GrokTALK! Skip and Mike welcome Grokster Susan Olsen (via phone) and  in-studio guests Rich Girard (of Girard at Large), NH House Rep John Hikel, and Gus Breton a petitioner for redress of Grievance after being jailed by the NH Court system. Some of the Topics, in no particular order…Wood stoves, Healthcare, the […]

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GrokTALK! Rewind Weekend – June 29th 2013

by Steve MacDonald June 29, 2013

This week on GrokTALK! we took the week off.  So here are four guest segments form previous programs that are well worth listening to again. Greg Moore, the state director for AFP-NH talks about Medicaid and the New Hampshire budget, the failure of Medicaid in general, UNH sabbaticals, Lobbying,  funding, conferences, and more. Bill O’Brien, […]

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Tune-In to GrokTALK! Tonight.

by Steve MacDonald May 28, 2013

Just a reminder…GrokTALK! is re-broadcast every Tuesday evening on AC Nation Radio  from 8-10pm. This week our guests are Kate Baker, Executive Director at The Network for Educational Opportunity; Laura Condon, New Hampshire State Director of Advocacy for the National Vaccine Information Center; Karen Testerman, Former Candidate for Governor of New Hampshire and former Executive […]

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GrokTALK! May 25th 2013

by Steve MacDonald May 26, 2013

This week on Grok Talk!… Kate Baker,  the Executive Director at The Network for Educational Opportunity, to talk about New Hampshire’s Education scholarship Program, parent and student rights, and value of education choice. Laura Condon, New Hampshire State Director of Advocacy for the National Vaccine Information Center stops by to talk about vaccines, vaccination, New […]

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May 25th GrokTALK! Guest Segment – John Hikel

by Steve MacDonald May 26, 2013

In this segment of GrokTALK! we are joined by John Hikel, NH House Rep, on when government doesn’t work, holding legislators accountable, who the real extremists are, Constitutions, oaths, and obligations and the road back to them if such a road exists. Listen Here http://granitegrok.com/GrokTalk/By-Snippets/05-25-13%20Full%20Podcast.mp3 Download this segment here You can get links to other […]

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Coming Up On The Next Edition of GrokTALK!

by Steve MacDonald May 24, 2013

This week when we assemble in Concord, New Hampshire to record the next edition of GrokTALK! out guests will be… Kate Baker, the Executive Director at The Network for Educational Opportunity; Laura Condon, New Hampshire State Director of Advocacy for the National Vaccine Information Center; Karen Testerman, Former Candidate for Governor of New Hampshire and […]

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“Honor Your Oath” Rally – NH State Reps John Hikel and Dan Itse

by Skip April 14, 2013

Verified Complaint of Breach of Oath of Office and Conspiracy against Rights At the rally yesterday, the next speaker was NH State Rep. John Hikel.  As the above line (and link) shows, he along with Jack Kimball signed the complaint that was delivered to the correct authorities on Thursday. The reason?  If you swear an […]

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GrokTV Special Interview: Rep. John Hikel for NH Senate – Question 10 – Contrast yourself with the incumbent, Senator Lou D’Allesandro?

by Skip May 14, 2012

And the last question in our series of spotlighting John Hikel – If current NH State Senator Lou D’Allesandro is your opponent in the General election, how would you contrast yourself with him? Previous Questions: Question 1– Has it been everything you thought in the House?  glad you put the time in?  Best part of […]

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GrokTV Special Interview: Rep. John Hikel for NH Senate – Question 9 – A Primary? And then who in the General election?

by Skip May 13, 2012

Next to last question in this series with John Hikel who has decided to forgo a relatively safe seat in the NH House to “move up” to the NH Senate.  As with most politicians, he is facing an election and in his case, two.  Here, he talks about the probably Primary he will have to […]

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GrokTV Special Interview: Rep. John Hikel for NH Senate – Question 8 – Created in the House but what happened in the Senate?

by Skip May 12, 2012

One of the very puzzling (and often, very frustating) things that has happened this session between the NH House and the NH Senate is the amount of bills passed by overwhelmingly by the supermajority of Republican in the House getting tabled or voted down by the supermajority of Republicans in the NH Senate.  GraniteGrok asked […]

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GrokTV Special Interview: Rep. John Hikel for NH Senate – Question 7 – Contrast the Occupy Wall Street movement with the TEA Party movement

by Skip May 11, 2012

Certainly two of the most talked about political movements of the last three years are Occupy Wall Street and TEA Party.  Pretty much the only thing that they agree upon is that the conflation of Big Government and Big Business has resulted is Crony Capitalism / State Corporatism – and vehemently disagree with the remedy.  […]

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GrokTV Special Interview: Rep. John Hikel for NH Senate – Question 6 – What is your reaction to “All social issues have fiscal costs”?

by Skip May 10, 2012

One of the biggest items that this two year session of the NH House has had to face was cleaning up the budget left by the Democrat supermajorities in the House and Senate that left the Republican supermajorities between a $600 million to a $1 Billion deficit.  They handled it by cutting the budget back […]

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GrokTV Special Interview: Rep. John Hikel for NH Senate – Question 5 – What is your Platform?

by Skip May 9, 2012

One of the most important questions that the electorate can ask a candidate is “what is your platform”?  Now, there is a lot to ask John Hikel and by no means is this an all encompassing round on this question.  But, it’s a start and at some point, we’ll circle back with John and start […]

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GrokTV Special Event: Granite State Patriot Liberty PAC TEA Party – Conservative / Libertarian candidates make their case and ask for support

by Skip April 22, 2012

No one can accuse Ovide Lamontagne, candidate for NH GOP nomination for NH Gov.,  of sitting and waiting for that nomination to come to him.  He doesn’t feel entitled to it – he knows he as to earn it.  Here at Saturday’s GSPLPAC  TEA Party, Friday night at the AFP/NH Conservative of the Year award for […]

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