Medicaid

Yes, The NH Democrat Majority House Passed Bradley Care

by Steve MacDonald March 25, 2014
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By 202 to 132 the Democrat Majority NH House has passed Medicaid expansion in NH.  Governor Hassan probably has her pen in had already, and is just waiting for a photo-op to commemorate the end of New Hampshire as we know it. No, don’t get to worked up about the ‘Sunset.’  Unless we get control […]

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MoveOn.Org Asking Email List to Call NH House

by Steve MacDonald March 25, 2014
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MoveOn.org is emailing folks and asking them to call the New Hampshire Legislative switchboard.  The email I received asked me to call and ask one of my House Reps, Phil Straight, to vote for Medicaid expansion. The NH House is not going to have all that much trouble passing this without Phil.  Phil Straight would […]

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GrokTALK! March 22nd, 2014 Segment Two – ‘Deception,’ The Cancerous Growth on ObamaCare

by Steve MacDonald March 24, 2014
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In segment Two Author, Fox News contributor, and the president of American Commitment-Phil Kerpen Joins us. It’s all about the President’ delays and waivers. Phil explains why you can’t just “change the law” on a dime and why Obama keeps doing it. We cover some of the Democrats lies to sell the need for their […]

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Just a Taste of GrokTALK!? We’ve Got New Ways to Listen

by Steve MacDonald March 23, 2014
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We have great conversations on local and national topics every week, but we realize that the idea of committing to a two-hour show, or even just a 30 minute segment, might seem daunting.  That was part of the motivation behind adding iTunes, iHeart Radio, Spreaker, TuneIn, and Stitcher.   If you’ve got a mobile device you […]

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Really “Fixing” Health Care Coverage Could Be the “New” New Hampshire Advantage

by Steve MacDonald March 14, 2014
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If you want to keep people off Medicaid, or food stamps, or welfare, you need to improve their employment prospects.   This works best with little or no public money or political interference.   Business flourishes in the sun, so the shadow of the bureaucracy must be as small as possible. We also know that the more […]

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GrokTALK! March 8th 2014 – Can We Get Out From Under Medicaid Expansion?

by Steve MacDonald March 13, 2014
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In Segment Four (after a short bit on Bitcoin) State Senate Candidate Kevin Avard from Nashua joins us and the big questions are, why did the legislature embrace a Federal expansion based on lies, bad-faith, deception, debt, and contempt for the citizens? Who (if anyone) will have the courage to sunset Medicaid expansion in New […]

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GrokTALK! March 1, 2014 With Jenn Coffey on The Medicaid Trap & The ObamaCare Trap

by Steve MacDonald March 5, 2014
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Jenn Coffey joins us in segment three to talk about more issues with expanding Medicaid in New Hampshire. We talk about the importance of not depending on federal dollars that can and do get cut and how no lessons appear to have been learned from special Ed dollars that ended up being a fraction of […]

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GrokTALK! March 1st 2014 – Big Tent Troubles, “Crimea” River, & Jeanne Shaheen Buys A Bondage Video for Teens

by Steve MacDonald March 3, 2014
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Steve, Mike & Skip open with the growing NH GOP Committee revolt against Medicaid expansion, and how the expansion is a joke whose biggest punchline is delivered to a different legislature, 3 years from now. Listen To Segment One Now Then its on to Crimea River as Obama’s impotence on the world stage gets an […]

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Two Sununus Oppose Medicaid Expansion in NH

by Steve MacDonald March 3, 2014
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If you search “Medicaid” in that search bar in the top right corner of the page, you will find a wealth of information (exposition, links, and so one) as to why we should not expand Medicaid in New Hampshire.  (Just two days ago we had a great discussion with Jenn Coffey about it on GrokTALK!) […]

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GrokTALK! March 1st, 2014 with Jenn Coffey and Dan Itse

by Steve MacDonald March 1, 2014
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This week we talk Arizona’s religious freedom bill, The Ukraine, the GOP Committee revolt, Marxism, and the left’s support of BDSM education for teens (that’s sexual bondage, dominance, Sadism, and Masochism); Jenn Coffey joins us to discuss more problems with Medicaid expansion and how Democrats and ObamaCare have locked NH citizens out of having access […]

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RLCNH Pledge to Stop Obamacare in New Hampshire

by Tom February 27, 2014

  The Republican Liberty Caucus of New Hampshire (practically the only NH Republican caucus worth paying attention to), has put together a pledge, for candidates and officer-holders, to declare their commitment to helping stop Obamacare, a “gateway drug to socialism in the Granite State“, in New Hampshire, which could also mean an income tax for us […]

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GrokTALK! Feb 22nd 2014 Morse & Bradley Alone on Their Political Island

by Steve MacDonald February 24, 2014
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We open the show with the side effects of the New Hampshire “Republican embrace of Obamacare.”  County and City Republican committee’s have begun making formal announcements in opposition to the Republican Senate’s effort to expand medicaid in the Granite State.  Skip and Steve explore the self-isolation of State Senators Morse and Bradley, (Odell, Stiles, etc.), […]

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GrokTALK! Feb 22nd, 2014 with Darren McKinney, Ed Naile, and Author Warren Ray

by Steve MacDonald February 22, 2014
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This week our guests are Darren McKinney from American Tort Reform to discuss Judicial Hellholes (New Hampshire just made their ‘Watch List’); Ed Naile joins us for more voter fraud revelations tied to Joe Biden’s neice Alana; and then Warren Ray, author of ‘Shadow Patriots,’ shares his thoughts on his book and potential real world […]

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GrokTALK! Feb 15, 2014 with Dr. Betsy McCaughey ‘The Moving Target of Settled Law’

by Steve MacDonald February 21, 2014
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Dr. Betsy McCaughey calls in to try and nail down the latest and greatest problems with the moving target that is the “settled law” of Obama Care. We discuss the problems for insurers, business owners, doctors, and patients. Listen or Download Download Segment Four Here Want it All? Download The entire Podcast Here Prefer Video […]

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Strong NH Radio Ad – Ask Your State Senator to Vote No on Medicaid Expansion in NH

by Steve MacDonald February 18, 2014
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Citizens for a Strong NH has a new radio ad urging everyone to contact their State Senator and ask them to vote NO on SB 413, the bill to expand ObamaCare in New Hampshire. Listen to the Ad Here

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The Republican Wing of the Democrat Party & SB 413

by Susan Olsen February 17, 2014

Tomorrow, these gentlemen are going to begin the process of ramming Medicaid Expansion through the elitist seats of the NH State Senate.  Word has it that after paying lip-service to a “public hearing” before the Senate Committee on Health, Education and Human Services, chaired by alleged Republican Nancy Stiles, the Committee will exec the bill […]

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As they are about to implement Obamacare’s Medicaid Epansion, why are NH State Senate Republicans NOT LISTENING??

by Skip February 16, 2014

Over at the Independent Journal Review reports on a new poll; I’ve bulletpointed the high points: 64% of Americans say ObamaCare would’ve never passed if Americans had known the truth in 2009. 74% of Republicans 68% of Independents 54% of Democrats So why do NH State Senators Jeb Bradley, Chuck Morese, Bob Odell, and Nancy […]

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GrokTALK! With Speaker Bill O’Brien – Affordable Health Insurance – Without Mandates

by Steve MacDonald February 4, 2014
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Speaker Bill O’Brien reminds us how the government created the problems with health care, then created solutions that just made things worse.  We discuss the decline in the number of available insurers, the decrease in access, and how HB 1541 would open up the market for health insurance, simplify the language in your policy, free […]

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GrokTALK! Global Warming, Blue Hampshire, Dog food, Entitlements, and More…

by Steve MacDonald January 9, 2014
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Segment One: Skip, Mike, and Steve (joined later by Rick) observe a flaw in Global Warming Theory regarding Snowfall, then opine on the archival death throes of Blue Hampshire, what Kim Jong Un considers “dog food,” and manage to squeeze in concealed carry, self-reliance,  the Democrats entitlement trap, and a few other topics as well. […]

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LTE – Medicaid Expansion is Not Free

by Steve MacDonald January 9, 2014
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“Letter to the editor” – Concord Monitor The Monitor has recently published several letters and written a couple of editorials supporting Medicaid expansion in New Hampshire. Every one of these pieces has implied that expanding Medicaid is “free” because the federal government is paying for it. I don’t know if in our race to become […]

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GrokTALK! with Dr. Besty McCaughey: We Talk “ObamaCare” and Why NH Must Dodge the Medicaid Expansion Bullet

by Steve MacDonald January 8, 2014
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Dr. Betsy McCaughey returns to give us an update on the ObamaCare disaster. We talk about section 3000(a)–which gives hospitals bonuses running off seniors. How the Medicaid expansion is not only bad for New Hampshire and not free money–it is being paid for with that 700 plus billion dollar grab from Medicare (which is just […]

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GrokTALK! With Alexandria Lainez

by Steve MacDonald January 7, 2014
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In segment three we spend a few minutes with Alexandria Lainez. Ms. Lainez is a single mother and university student who challenged the Florida State University systems ban on securing firearms in your vehicle while on campus. The ban, like the one in NH, violates state law; Ms. Lainez and Florida Carry Inc. Successfully overturned […]

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How Appropriate – Democrat who Lets MA Residents Vote From Her Nashua Home Submits Norelli Medicaid Expansion End-Around

by Steve MacDonald January 7, 2014
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Fraud supporting Nashua Democrat Cindy Rosenwald has submitted the Medicaid expansion amendment to avoid having to holding public hearings or any actual legislative discussion about a multi-billion dollar entitlement expansion in New Hampshire. Nashua Rep Cindy Rosenwald.  You remember her?  She’s the Democrat who let the cat out of the bag regarding that $802 million […]

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GrokTALK! With Greg Moore From AFP-NH

by Steve MacDonald January 6, 2014
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Greg Moore from American’s For Prosperity NH calls in to discuss the recent ads directed at two “Democrat reps from DC to New Hampshire”–Jeanne Shaheen (Senate) and Ann Kuster (Congress). We touch on why ObamaCare has to go, why Medicaid Expansion cannot be allowed in, the lefts path to a socialist single-payer system, and NH […]

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Where That ‘Free’ $2.4 Billion is Coming From to Pay For Medicaid Expansion in NH

by Steve MacDonald January 4, 2014
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Nothing is free.  In the debate to expand Medicaid in NH-which is nothing more than a race to claim $2.4 Billion in Federal bribes in exchange for trapping New Hampshire in the sticky ObamaCare web of lies, more than a few people who should know better are trying to convince you that the Federal money […]

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GrokTALK! January 4th, 2014 w/Guests Dr. Betsy McCaughey, Greg Moore, and Alexandria Lainez

by Steve MacDonald January 4, 2014
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This week our guests are Greg Moore from Americans For Prosperity-NH, Alexandria Lainez (The N. FL University student who just won a critical gun rights case in Florida), and Dr. Betsy McCaughey–Constitutional Scholar, Patient Advocate, and expert on Obama-Care. Listen to the Podcast Listen or Download Here Download or listen to the full podcast here […]

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Rich State, Low Poverty, Ranks High In Health Outcomes….Medicaid Expansion is a Trap.

by Steve MacDonald January 2, 2014
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We are being sold the idea that we need to expand Medicaid in NH.  Why? New Hampshire is historically a very well off state, with the lowest poverty rate in the nation.  We rank in the top five every year for healthiest state while ranking 36th for public health funding.    (Knocks on wooden heads…) That […]

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Is Timing Everything When it Comes To Pursuing Medicaid Fraud?

by Steve MacDonald January 1, 2014
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Medicaid Fraud is a problem.  Expanding Medicaid in NH poses the risk and likely increase in fraud and the invertible burden of its costs, which will ultimately be borne by NH Taxpayers no matter how either party spins it. The ability of the bureaucracy to curtail fraud is limited, or it would never have become […]

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Is THIS Why NH Democrats Want to Expand Medicaid So Badly…?

by Steve MacDonald December 17, 2013
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Are rules in the ACA that punish older married couples designed to drive them to divorce so that they end up on Medicaid,  so that the government can then fleece their estates after death?  It is starting to look that way. Medicaid (the government/States) can charge the estate of a deceased Medicaid recipient to recover […]

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GrokTALK! Guest Segment – Jeff Chidester

by Steve MacDonald November 27, 2013
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Skip and Steve are joined by Jeff Chidester for an energetic discussion of New Hampshire politics, Medicaid Expansion, how the Grassroots saved the NH-GOP (again?), why the Conservative approach is right, as well as the dynamics of failure in both parties on Medicaid expansion and who lead the charge to failure by having the worst […]

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