Manchester

Where do Democrat Candidates in Manchester Election Stand on These Issues?

by Steve MacDonald November 6, 2017

There are a lot of elections tomorrow, most of them not in New Hampshire, but of those in the Granite State the municipal election in Manchester may be the most watched.  Democrats hope to unseat Mayor Gatsas and but before you go out and cast a ballot ask yourself where do these liberals stand on the […]

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Violent Crime Down in New Hampshire’s Largest City…But, But, ‘Blood in the Streets!’

by Steve MacDonald November 2, 2017

In this morning’s news read, Rich Girard, reports Manchester Police Chief Nick Willard’s crime numbers for the state’s largest city. In an announcement made yesterday, Willard said that serious crimes were down seven percent year to date, continuing a downward trend that saw crime rates tumble by twenty-two percent in two thousand sixteen.  Willard also […]

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All Charges Dropped Against Manchester Mom Protecting her Family

by Kimberly Morin October 31, 2017

Today, the Manchester Police Chief personally called Manchester Mom, Alycia Neely, to let her know that the charges brought against her last week were dropped. Political Buzz reported that Neely was arrested for child endangerment because she had a firearm in the glove box of her vehicle and a child in the front seat. This […]

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Was Manchester Mom Wrongfully Arrested for Daring to Protect her Family?

by Kimberly Morin October 25, 2017

On Monday, it was reported that a Manchester woman was arrested for “endangering the welfare of a child” because she had a loaded firearm in the glove box and a child was sitting in the front seat of her vehicle. 31-year-old Alycia Neely was pulled over for failing to use a turn signal and the […]

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Robert Spencer video: Why are NH police ignoring evidence mosque is preaching jihad?

by Steve MacDonald October 25, 2017

In this new video, I explain what happened when an investigator found that a New Hampshire mosque was preaching jihad: instead of investigating, police cried “Islamophobia.” Jihad Watch

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Candidate Craig Advances for EMILY’s List “Farm Team”

by Ellen Kolb September 20, 2017

To absolutely no one’s surprise, the September 19 primary in the Queen City confirmed that Ted Gatsas and Joyce Craig will face off once again in Manchester’s mayoral race. Craig lost to Gatsas in 2015 by 64 votes. Craig has the endorsement of EMILY’s List this year, as she did in 2015. The abortion advocacy […]

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So, Does Manchester Mayoral Candidate Joyce Craig Support AntiFA?

by Steve MacDonald August 29, 2017

Yesterday I pondered the mysteries behind the appearance of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti in Manchester New Hampshire, questioning why he’d come cross-country to support the mayoral candidacy of Democrat Joyce Craig. Today we may have an answer. “The next generation of leaders that comes up has to have that practical experience. Not just saying […]

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Los Angeles Mayor Stumping for Joyce Craig in Manchester Today- But Why?

by Steve MacDonald August 28, 2017

Back on August 17th Los Angeles was asking the question: why is LA Mayor Eric Garcetti planning to stump for Democrats mayoral candidate Joyce Craig in Manchester, New Hampshire? Garcetti’s appeal is limited to people who were already going to vote for Craig. Well, Mayor Garcetti is in the State, promoting Joyce Craig, and we […]

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Democrat Senate Dist. 16 Candidate Kevin Cavanaugh’s “Drug Problem”

by Steve MacDonald July 18, 2017

On July 25th voters in New Hampshire State Senate District 16, will go the polls in a special election. The Democrat in that race is Manchester Ward 1 Alderman Kevin Cavanaugh.  Kevbo is on record in support of making Manchester a Sanctuary city. Seeing as the Kevinator is an elected official in the largest city in […]

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Dumbest Tweets of the Week

by Kimberly Morin April 24, 2017

Dumbest tweets of the week and it’s only Monday Everyday babies are born addicted to opioids – investing in their future with #FullDayK will help change the direction of their future! https://t.co/uyR0AGgNMB — Mayor Ted Gatsas (@MayorTedGatsas) April 24, 2017 ICYMI: NH Police Chief advocates for #FullDayK to end opioid epidemic and prevent future crime […]

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Historic corruption between Mayor Gatsas, Aldermen and developers in Manchester?

by Kimberly Morin August 16, 2016
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Yesterday, a Manchester reader brought an important issue to New Hampshire Political Buzz, one that appears to link corruption between Mayor Ted Gatsas, the Manchester Board of Alderman and Elm Grove Companies. All of this came to light after a Heritage Commission meeting at the end of July. The story begins with an historic home […]

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The truth about Mayor Ted Gatsas and Common Core in Manchester

by Kimberly Morin August 4, 2016

On Sunday, Mayor Ted Gatsas gave a stump speech at the Rockingham County Republican Committee candidate forum. In his speech he once again made claims about his record on Common Core that aren’t true and what he claims he will do in the future.

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Manchester Police Chief: White House Seems to Feed the Narrative

by Steve MacDonald July 12, 2016
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The police chief of New Hampshire’s biggest city, Chief Nick Willard, had some words for the Media and the White House on the rise in anti-law enforcement rhetoric that is leading to violence. (NPR)  “I often push back against the media and politicians portraying LE (law enforcement) as killers of young black men, as if we […]

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Is this in the future of NH’s cities of Manchester and Nashua?

by Skip June 6, 2016

Shot: The International Institute of New Hampshire’s proposed caseload is for 225 individuals – 170 individuals or 25-35 families in Manchester, and 55 individuals or 10-15 families in Nashua. Ascentria Community Service’s [ formerly known as Lutheran Social Services; guess they “burnt” that name out like Progressives did with Liberals -Skip] proposed caseload is 270 individuals: 135 […]

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The 2016 Defend Freedom Tour is in Manchester This Saturday!

by Steve MacDonald May 4, 2016
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ICYMI… Concerned Veterans for America is enlisting New Hampshire’s best for the 2016 Defend Freedom Tour in Manchester, Saturday!  We’re calling all veterans, military families, and patriotic Americans in the area to join us for a FREE event featuring a complimentary dinner, live patriotic music, and inspiring speakers. Saturday, May 7Manchester, NH5:00 – 7:00 pmDoors open […]

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Groksters and GLoP

by Steve MacDonald February 6, 2016
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Starting around 5 pm this evening several of us will be attending an event in Manchester sponsored by Ricochet and National Review. A panel session featuring Rich Lowry, Charlie Cooke, and other at-the-scene NR editors and writers, in the Granite State to assess the presidential race and the looming primary vote, followed by a special […]

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Meet-and-Greet with Senator Ted Cruz

by Steve MacDonald February 5, 2016
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An Invitation to all 603 Alliance Members and New Hampshire Grassroots Activists Meet-and-Greet with Senator Ted Cruz Monday, February 8, 3:30 – 5:30 PM at the American Legion, Henry J. Sweeney Post 2 (251 Maple Street, Manchester NH) 603 Alliance members and fellow conservative, grassroots activists are invited to attend the last meet-and-greet of the NH […]

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New Hampshire woman proves a firearm is indeed an equalizer

by Kimberly Morin January 6, 2016

Yesterday it was reported that a Manchester woman was stalked and attacked at her apartment complex on her way home from work. The attacker clearly thought the woman was just your regular, everyday elderly woman but boy was he in for a surprise.

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Life, Liberty, And Property: Civil Forfeiture in New Hampshire

by Steve MacDonald January 6, 2016
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Next Tuesday, January 12th, there is an event at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester; Life, Liberty, And Property: Civil Forfeiture in New Hampshire. The event moderator is Jon Stossel. The panelists are Giles Bissonnette, Brad Cates, Robert A. Picolla, and Vikrant Reddy. There is a reception following the panel discussion. The topic is civil asset forfeiture. Is civil […]

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Mayor Gatsas Survives Recount

by Steve MacDonald November 10, 2015
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By PAUL FEELY and MICHAEL COUSINEAU New Hampshire Union Leader MANCHESTER — Mayor Ted Gatsas emerged victorious from Monday’s 10-hour mayoral election recount, defeating Alderman Joyce Craig by 64 votes to secure a fourth term in office. Gatsas won 10,085 votes to 10,021 for Craig, according to results read by Board of Recount Chairman Alderman […]

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Election Alert!

by Ed Naile November 2, 2015

Rich Girard could use your vote or help Tuesday in his bid for a seat on the Manchester School Board. Out of state community organizers are here in OUR state working for presidential candidates and will be helping liberal tax and spend candidates in the Manchester elections as well. Your vote and support will help […]

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Most Education Dollars go to Adults and not Children

by Steve MacDonald November 1, 2015
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We continue with School Board candidate Rich Girard on budgets, spending, direct to indirect labor costs, and how most of the tax-dollars in a given school budget are spent on the adults and not on the children. (Listen to Part I with Rich Girard, here.) Don’t want to wait for the rest? Get it all […]

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GrokTALK! – Respecting the People who Pay The Bills

by Steve MacDonald November 1, 2015
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Rich Girard is running for a seat on the Manchester School Board. We talk about transparency and right to know, partnering with parents, respecting the people who pay the bills, and campaigning in the age of social media. The election is this Tuesday in Manchester. Don’t want to wait for the rest? Get it all […]

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Rich Girard refuses to sign “early education” pledge from Washington, DC PAC

by Steve MacDonald October 23, 2015
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Rich is running for the Manchester School Board (Board of School Committee) and recently refused to sign a pledge from a DC PAC to support universal Pre-K. His opponents are attacking him so it is important that his letter explaining his reasons gets as much air as possible. In response to a solicitation from a […]

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Why Aren’t The Public and the School Board in The Loop?

by Steve MacDonald October 4, 2015
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ICYMI – Part two of our interview with Rich Girard, who is running for the Manchester Board of School committee. We talk about how good education policy only comes from ensuring that parents and school boards are not just involved but informed so they can be educated participants in the process. Part I Here GrokTALK! […]

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Welcoming Committee at the NH Democrat Convention

by Kimberly Morin September 19, 2015

Today was the New Hampshire Democrats’ big convention and there were some people who don’t fall in line with them there to welcome all of the out-of-state left wingers to the pahtay.

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GrokTALK! – Rich Girard : Transparency And The Education Establishment

by Steve MacDonald September 18, 2015
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Humble host Rich Girard comes out from behind his microphone to get behind ours as we discuss Education issues, transparency from administrators and school boards, and his upcoming election for a seat on the Manchester Board of School Committee. GrokTALK! is a Mobile-Ready Broadcast You can also get this weeks 2-hour podcast – here!

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Rich Girard Finally Gets Contracts from Manchester Superintendent

by Steve MacDonald August 25, 2015
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Prying documents out of school districts in New Hampshire is not like pulling teeth. It’s worse. A recent example of this is the ongoing struggle for more transparency from Manchester city boards and committees. Contracts for the Superintendent, Asst. Super, and Business administrator for the Manchester School District were amended at the end of July but […]

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AFP “Road to Reform” – With Sen. Marco Rubio

by Steve MacDonald June 26, 2015
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Americans for Prosperity held an Event in Manchester, New Hampshire last night. The Road to Reform. featuring Sen. Marco Rubio. The Florida Senator answered questions on topics ranging from the export-Import bank, to the economy, education, Jobs, and health care. I had the opportunity to record the entire event for GraniteGrok.  Senator Rubio’s remarks begin at […]

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Is The Competency Ed Cabal Coming At You From This Direction?

by Steve MacDonald June 9, 2015
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There is a story in the Union Leader today about some expensive student grading software that is supposed to make things easier and it is not.  What caught my eye was the reason the Tech Director gave for why it has become more of a burden than it needs to be. Teachers have complained that […]

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