Maggie Hassan

GrokPOLL! Who Should Be The Next Governor of New Hampshire

by Steve MacDonald April 24, 2014

If the election were help today, who would you vote for to be the next Governor of New Hampshire?

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Governor Hassan Takes Dig at Scott Bown – But She Was Born in Boston….

by Steve MacDonald March 18, 2014
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I wonder if Governor Maggie Hassan grasps the irony of her dig at former MA Senator Scott Brown. “It’s great to be here in Salem, straddling the border of New Hampshire and Massachusetts,” the governor said. “But enough about Scott Brown.” Maggie Hassan was born in Boston, raised in Massachusetts, went to college at Brown, […]

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How About Judge Pappas?

by Steve MacDonald February 25, 2014
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There is a rumor circulating that as recompense for his stepping down after using his position to help a mutual friend avoid getting arrested for DWI, Governor Maggie Hassan could consider offering former Nashua Police commissioner Thomas Pappas a job as a judge. The Mutual friend is Democrat House Transportation Committee Chairman David ‘Duck Slayer’ […]

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Audio – Andrew Hemingway Announces Run for Governor of New Hampshire

by Steve MacDonald January 31, 2014

If you missed the live stream last night we will have full video of the entire event posted sometime later this evening.  For now, here is the audio of Andrew Hemingway’s entire speech and his announcement that he is running for governor of New Hampshire.  

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Ed Naile on Girard at Large to talk…Vote Fraud

by Steve MacDonald January 29, 2014
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Rich has been keeping City Clerk Matt Normand busy answering questions about the Manchester voter checklist.  Rich reports that there were 231 people registered to vote from 1200 Elm Street in 2012 and not one of them had an affidavit challenged. But as Ed points out, the way the laws were written by Democrats, challenging […]

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Mike Gill Interview with Nashua Patch on FRM Cover Up

by Steve MacDonald January 24, 2014
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Mike Gill is naming names as he continues to seek accountability from those involved in New Hampshire’s  FRM banking scandal and beyond.  Elected officials, judges, members of the banking committee, friends and family of people in State Government, and the AG’s office, are all implicated by Mr. Gill in the scheme and its cover up. […]

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Duck Gate – Evolution!

by Steve MacDonald January 20, 2014
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Two Nashua Alderman are calling for the resignation of Nashua Police Commissioner Thomas Pappas.   Long story short… According to a police report, Campbell had a couple of drinks at a Crowne Plaza restaurant Dec. 23 and then ran over several mallard ducks with his BMW outside the hotel. Pappas, Campbell’s friend and attorney, then picked […]

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GrokTALK! November 23rd, 2013

by Steve MacDonald November 24, 2013
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This week on GrokTALK! our guests are…Milwaukee’s number one black Conservative talk show host – Earl hall; The author of ‘Gun Control in the Third Reich‘ and a leading national expert on Second Amendment rights – Stephen Halbrook; and New Hampshire Native, Talk Show host, and political ‘navigator’ – Jeff Chidester. Listen Here Listen or […]

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Did Maggie Hassan’s Magic Touch Doom Medicaid Expansion in NH?

by Steve MacDonald November 21, 2013
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New Hampshire’s troubled Governor can add yet another failure to her policy quiver.  And it’s a big one. The Democrat controlled New Hampshire House had more than enough votes without any cover from the reliable RINO’s to pass Medicaid Expansion.  The Republican Majority State Senate appeared willing to make a deal that would have locked […]

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Protest Governor Hassan’s Push To Expand Medicaid in NH!

by Susan Olsen October 29, 2013

Tomorrow, Wednesday, October 30, 2013, the great folks at American’s for Prosperity (AFP) are co-hosting a press conference to protest Governor Hassan convening a special session of the legislature with the express purpose of expanding Medicaid in NH and making our state even more of a fiscally dependent serf to the federal government. AFP, the Republican […]

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Do You Have Any Idea Just How Good This News Is?

by Steve MacDonald October 23, 2013

Stay with me….(From the Union Leader) The House Commerce and Consumer Affairs Committee on Tuesday recommended killing a bill that would have allowed the state to discuss running its own health insurance exchange under the Affordable Care Act. House Bill 544 would have removed a prohibition in a 2012 law forbidding the state from running […]

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When Confronted With A Lie, You Need To Stand Your Ground

by Steve MacDonald October 15, 2013
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Judith Cherbonneau of Claremont has posted a petition on Change.org asking New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan to take another look at the stand your ground law in New Hampshire. Calling for “Stand Your Ground” laws to be reviewed is a bipartisan effort. President Obama spoke out on the need for review, and prominent Republicans like […]

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NH Democrats Love/Hate Relationship with the Most Recent Republican State Budget

by Steve MacDonald October 8, 2013
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Democrats railed on Republicans and mercilessly chided them to spend-spend-spend in 2013, but they wouldn’t do it.   In the end the Democrats caved, more or less duplicating the previous ‘O’Brien Budget’ with some minor cost-of-living adjustments. Democrats got nothing they really wanted, but after they swallowed that bitter pill the only think left to do […]

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Did an Out of State OFA Staffer vote in NH From the Home of a Sr. Asst. NH AG’s Home in 2012?

by Steve MacDonald August 31, 2013
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The short answer is yes, it looks like an OFA Campaigner did register to vote, and then voted in the 2012 general election from the home of a Sr Assistant New Hampshire AG.  Some context?  Happy to provide it. We recently introduced you to Melissa Shohet.  Melissa went to High School in Hawaii, has been […]

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Biden to Raise Money for Maggie Hassan At Gambling Lobbyist Home in Maine

by Steve MacDonald August 6, 2013

A past presidential aspirant who was never able to get more than 4% of his own party to vote for him in a primary (but happens to be the current VP), will be the featured attraction at a fundraiser for New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan, at the home of a Lobbyist in Maine. The lobbyist […]

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What Has She Done to Deserve This?

by Ed Naile August 1, 2013

It is so popular to call a Democrat “popular” that pollsters, who somehow forgot to poll our non-resident voters, are doing new popularity polls on Maggie Hassan: the Concord Monitor has just reported onone now.   Imagine that, she is “popular” and it’s a UNH poll! Here we go again! If another 99,000 people register […]

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GrokTALK! July 27th, 2013

by Steve MacDonald July 29, 2013

This week on GrokTalk!… Skip, Mike and Steve open the program with who in Maryland District 8 might be interested in knowing about how much taxpayer money Democrat Congressman Chris Van Hollen paid a DC resident staffer to “live” in Martha Fuller Clark’s House so she could vote in New Hampshire.  We also cover defunding […]

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GrokTALK! July 13th, 2013 Guest Segment – Andrew Hemingway

by Steve MacDonald July 28, 2013

In segment Four Andrew Hemingway help us close up the last half-hour talking about his data project, to provide data, technology and training, insight into data infrastructure for electoral politics, data mining, making that information accesible, sortable, and relevant, and putting it to use helping Republicans who are running for elected office. Listen Here Download […]

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GrokTALK! July 13th, 2013 Guest Segment – Ed Naile

by Steve MacDonald July 28, 2013

Ed Naile pays us another visit to explore vote fraud, Martha’s Motel guests, how an ACLU Lawyer might sustain himself so far from home, how New Hampshire’s voter registration, record keeping, and data collection process is a joke, what ‘Discovery’ and voter intimidation are not, what the word mobile domicile really means, the side-effects of […]

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GrokTALK! July 27th, 2013 Guest Segment – Jim Rubens

by Steve MacDonald July 28, 2013

In Segment Two Jim Rubens joins us to talk about his exploration of a run for US Senate to challenge Jeanne Shaheen, Gambling, Health Care, Debt, Deficits, Trust, the Taxcode, and what he might put in a letter to the IRS were he a US Senator from New Hampshire. Listen Here Download This Segment here […]

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GrokTALK! July 27th, 2013 Opening Segment – Skip, Mike, and Steve

by Steve MacDonald July 28, 2013

Skip, Mike and Steve open the program with who in Maryland District 8 might be interested in knowing about how much taxpayer money Democrat Congressman Chris Van Hollen paid a DC resident staffer to “live” in Martha Fuller Clark’s House so she could vote in New Hampshire. We also cover defunding ObamaCare, States Rights, talk […]

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This Week on GrokTALK! (For July 27th, 2013)

by Steve MacDonald July 26, 2013

This week on GrokTALK! our guests will be… Jim Rubens, a long time activist, the head of the Granite State Coalition Against Expanded Gambling, and a potential candidate to challenge a NH US Senator Jeanne “my daughter lives and works in LA but she voted here” Shaheen. Ed Naile from CNHT returns to the program […]

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If it Takes a Village to Raise a Child, Shouldn’t it Take a Village to Protect that Child?

by Steve MacDonald July 21, 2013

I apologize for the repeated posts about New Hampshire Attorney General Joseph Foster but when the AG, a known partisan Democrat appointee, comes out on cue toeing the Obama Administration Stand Your Ground narrative behind him, it is difficult for this dog to leave that particular bone alone. So in keeping with what has turned […]

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Hey Harrell! Hands, Feet, Blunt Objects…Account for Four Times More Murders than “Scary Rifles”

by Steve MacDonald July 12, 2013

As a follow up to this post, did you know, Harrell,  that when the now infamous (Democrat) Kevin ‘Wicked Cool’ Hodges said Democrat’s could Beat Republicans with a Bat, and with their hands and with their feet, that he had casually listed three methods (Blunt objects, and personal weapons–hands, fists, feet) that account for almost […]

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Hey Harrell! Where are the Apologies From These Democrats?

by Steve MacDonald July 12, 2013

A room full of Goffstown New Hampshire Democrats laughs openly when State Senate Candidate Lee Nyquist’s campaign manager says Democrat’s can ‘Beat Republicans with a bat…‘ Not only have all the people actually laughing in the video (below) not apologized publicly but I’m quite certain that… “All New Hampshire Republicans should swiftly Democrats have not […]

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Prominent Elected NH Democrats Venerate Dead Terrorists To Advance Political Agenda

by Steve MacDonald June 21, 2013

The New Hampshire Democrat Party is taking offense to calls that it is in some way connected or responsible for the reading of the names of killers and terrorist as victims as worthy of reverence by the Bloomberg Bus crowd in Concord.  According to out of state Spokes-kid Harrell ‘Jersey Shore’ Kirstein…”federal elections law prohibits […]

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Hassan-a-Saurous Bugetus Excalmitous Ignoramus Overexaggeratus

by Steve MacDonald June 3, 2013

Grant Bosse has a great piece over at NH Watchdog that addresses the hyperbole of New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan on the state budget and its priorities.  Hassan has decided to ignore the striking similarities between her budget, the House version, and the Senate version, and has instead chosen to release her talking points to […]

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A Green Game of Chess

by Steve MacDonald May 9, 2013

New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan has written a letter to Connecticut governor Dannel Malloy, in objection to a legislative effort in the “Nut”-meg state, to redefine what Connecticut will view as ‘green energy’ for the purpose of meeting their renewable portfolio standard. The bill, which could be voted on this week by the Connecticut House of Representatives, […]

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How Much More Does The State Deserve Your Money Than You?

by Steve MacDonald May 7, 2013

Keep in mind that New Hampshire Democrats want to spend your money to achieve  immediate government growth of about 9-10% Boston.com Dennis Delay of the New Hampshire Center for Public Policy Studies told the Senate Ways and Means Committee Tuesday that New Hampshire’s recovery from the Great Recession is lackluster. … Delay predicted the state’s […]

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Transparent NH?

by Steve MacDonald April 30, 2013

A reader just wrote me to ask what happened to public employee pay transparency in New Hampshire? Transparent NH, the state web site where you can search the pay of every public employee in state government, is supposed to be updated every February with the payroll data from the previous year.  The last year for […]

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