New Hampshire

NH Democrats have ‘Firearm Derangement Syndrome’

by Kimberly Morin December 22, 2014

Yesterday Seacoastonline posted a story about Democrats in New Hampshire who insist on pushing more gun control next legislative session. This is despite New Hampshire being the “Safest State in America” as well as being rated the state with the “Best Quality of Life” by the OECD for having the lowest crime rate in the […]

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GrokTALK! A RINO Deal With Democrats

by Steve MacDonald December 22, 2014

NH House Rep Guy Comtois reviews the events leading up to RINO Shawn Jasper colluding with Democrats to get himself elected speaker of the House, how Democrat elected speaker Jasper gave Democrats more respect than Republicans when it came to choosing their own majority leader, the dynamics of the deal making, opposition to it, efforts […]

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Make Democrats Dance For Medicaid Expansion

by Steve MacDonald December 21, 2014

How would you like to take this news… House Republicans are also likely to try to modify the state’s Medicaid expansion plan, through legislation or the budget process. The plan ends in 2016 if lawmakers don’t reauthorize it. Hassan has said she’ll veto any proposal to end the law, and Democratic House Minority Leader Steve […]

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Massachusetts To Pay $1.24 Million on Abortion Buffer Zone Case. Is NH At Risk!?

by Steve MacDonald December 19, 2014
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This week the state of Massachusetts has agreed to pay Eleanor McCullen’s attorneys fees in the sum of $1,241,567 and change. McCullen challenged the Massachusetts abortion clinic buffer zone bill, taking the case all the way to the US Supreme Court. The US Supreme Court overturned  the Massachusetts law by a unanimous 9-0 decision. This […]

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GrokTALK! Republicans Anonymous

by Steve MacDonald December 13, 2014

This week the Bloggers from GraniteGrok.com are the guests as we explore the Conservatarian verses Establishment Republican throw-down nationally and in New Hampshire. And we announce our commitment to be the tip of the spear for those Republicans who’ve had enough of the GOP’s capitulation to media narratives and their support for the progressive agenda […]

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GrokTALK! – Groksters Assemble – Live Streaming

by Steve MacDonald December 13, 2014

This week the bloggers from GraniteGrok.com crowd the studio to talk about the upcoming legislative session, girding, arming, and preparing to double down on principles as we face off against a Democrat elected speaker in Republican clothing. 9am to 11am EST. Watch for twitter updates with the hashtag #GrokTALK If you don’t see it here, […]

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GrokTALK! Groksters Assemble!

by Steve MacDonald December 12, 2014
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This week we crowd the studio with bloggers and activists from GraniteGrok.com to talk about local, national, local, and maybe even some local issues if we aren’t too busy talking about….local issues. We’re preparing for the target rich environment of the next New Hampshire legislative session with Susan Olsen, Scott Morales, Jane Cormier, Skip Murphy, […]

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Democrats already whining about the Speaker THEY elected

by Kimberly Morin December 11, 2014

Newly elected NH House Speaker Shawn Jasper announced his Chairs and Vice Chairs for Committees today.  Before they were all announced, former New Hampshire Democrat Party Chair Kathy Sullivan was whining that it was a ‘boys club’.  This is beyond amusing since it was DEMOCRATS who elected Jasper.  The majority of Republicans did not  vote […]

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NH Suprme Court Rules on Pension System

by Steve MacDonald December 10, 2014
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The bigger court news (as opposed to my previous post) is today’s decision in every union v. New Hampshire or (2013-0669, Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire & a. v. State of New Hampshire & a.) regarding the desire to ask public employees to pay more of their own retirement benefits.  On appeal, the State […]

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GrokTALK! with James O’Keefe – Part II

by Steve MacDonald December 10, 2014
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In part II with James O’Keefe we focus on one of the biggest issues preventing citizens from becoming activists or getting involved with activists; getting past the fear and intimidation of being attacked by opponents, politicians, and the media. You can listen to Part I here. Listen to the entire podcast here! Follow us on […]

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Welcome to Cramalot

by Ed Naile December 7, 2014

Starting in October a small liberal paper in Milford began questioning The Coalition of New Hampshire Taxpayers articles about interstate vote thief Jared Steven Cram, a lawyer who lives in Philadelphia Pa. and who votes in both states to maximize his vote value. That is something real NH voters can not do legally. See RSA […]

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Democrat House Speaker Shawn Jasper Has a Twitter Account

by Steve MacDonald December 6, 2014
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Democrat Speaker Shawn Jasper Has a Twitter Account for his new gig as the Democrat elected speaker of the Republican Majority NH House @SpeakerJasper This is the only tweet in the fed (so far)… (but there are plenty of tweets by others referencing that handle). DOUBLE UP "One week ago the most anyone was saying […]

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NH Tied for 1st As One of The Best States For Knife Owners

by Steve MacDonald November 30, 2014
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KnifeRight’s.org just had its first annual best and worst places in the US for Knife Owners.  NH tied for first place as a Best place along with Alaska, Arizona, Kansas, Tennessee, and Utah. Tied for First Place: Alaska / Arizona / Kansas / New Hampshire / Tennessee / Utah Second Place: Georgia Tied for Third […]

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NH Journalism School Starts With ONE Lesson…

by Ed Naile November 23, 2014

I know it’s hard to believe but several NH news outlets have fresher fresh stories about the contentious, obnoxious, overbearing, mean spirited, impossible to get along with – Republican Speaker-elect, Bill O’Brien. Yes indeed every “NH reporter” worth his salt has to do an anti-Bill O’Brien story. After all, it’s November 22, 2014 and that […]

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Common Core, New Hampshire, And Pleading the Tenth

by Steve MacDonald November 22, 2014

Ann Marie Banfield – Breitbart (yes, that Ann Marie, and that Breitbart) In New Hampshire’s last legislative session, no bill sparked more unexpected public engagement than HB 1508. It consisted of a simple statement: “Terminate all plans, programs, activities, and expenditures relative to the implementation of the common core state educational standards which have been […]

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From NHDP to NHGP – The New Hampshire Gruber Party

by Steve MacDonald November 19, 2014
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The New Hampshire Democrat Party has been lying to you for years, about so many things, which will cost you and yours dearly for years to come.  So why not propose a name change, now that we’ve met policy-dreamy, over-paid, and well-connected white-tower “expert” Jonathan Gruber? I think we should call them The New Hampshire […]

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All The News Thats…

by Ed Naile November 19, 2014

Right out of the liberal playbook there appears the tired old news collaboration we have seen in this small state so often. State Representative Bill O’Brien, a Republican thorn in the side of tax and spenders from both parties for a decade or more, has been elected Speaker of the House once again. And within […]

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Judicial Watch Voter Integrity Project – NH

by Steve MacDonald November 18, 2014
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We knew Judicial Watch would be here monitoring our last election, and now we’ve got their intial findings. From Breitbart While voter identification is a technical requirement in New Hampshire, the law is riddled with loopholes that threaten to render it ineffective as any sort of check on fraud. That’s what a team of Judicial […]

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Obamacare victims: New Hampshire middle class

by Kimberly Morin November 17, 2014

Saturday began the new open enrollment period for Obamacare in New Hampshire. Pushed by Governor Hassan’s office and Democrats across the state to ‘Get Covered’ for those who don’t currently have health insurance or who had their plans cancelled and now need to purchase insurance on the exchange. Shaheen and Shea-Porter, the 2 Democrats in New Hampshire who voted […]

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Maine Says Able-Bodied Must ‘Work’ or no Food Stamps

by Steve MacDonald November 11, 2014
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 Go Maine… The federal waiver that has been in place since 2010 because of the recession has been allowed to expire in the state of Maine. This allows Maine to reinstate a mandate requiring able-bodied adults who are 18 to 50 years old and have no children to work or volunteer 20 hours per week […]

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Post Election Analysis With Speaker Bill O’Brien

by Steve MacDonald November 10, 2014
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We continue our post election analysis with Greg Moore, and are then joined by former NH House Speaker Bill O’Brien (he does join us mid segment), to get his thoughts on the November 2014 election results. Listen to the entire podcast here and our previous segment with Greg Moore here. Follow us on YouTube, USTREAM, […]

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Post Election Round Up with Greg Moore – AFP-NH

by Steve MacDonald November 10, 2014

Greg Moore is the NH State Directer for Americans for Prosperity and a former NH House chief of staff.  He joins us to discuss the election, the lefts presidential ground game for the midterm in NH, the new Republican majorities, and state and federal level losses (like Scott Brown) by the numbers. Greg Moore AFP-NH […]

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NH Embraces ‘O’Brien’ Agenda in 2014 (Bumped)

by Steve MacDonald November 9, 2014
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Originally published Nov 5, 2014 New Hampshire Democrats went all out trying to use Bill O’Brien to scare New Hampshire residents away from Republicans.  They went all over the state telling people what that meant, that every Republican on the ballot was going to try and advance that agenda, and what would happen if they […]

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Nothing Senator Ayotte Says Here Makes Any Sense

by Steve MacDonald November 6, 2014

There is not one single thing in this statement from Senator Ayotte that makes any damn sense. Republicans and Democrats have a responsibility to work together to find solutions to the many challenges facing our country. As the new Congress gets to work, I will continue to work across the aisle to advance priorities that […]

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Hassan’s Medicaid Show Trial. What Message Are They Trying to Send?

by Steve MacDonald November 6, 2014

The NH AG’s office reportedly pushed hard to get Dr. Nicholas Marshal to accept guilt to keep this from going to trial.  Now we know why. The foreman, Harry Kozlowski, said Monday that 11 of the jurors wanted to clear Marshall right away. The jury deliberated for about four hours because one thought Marshall acted […]

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Races Called for Shaheen and Hassan in NH

by Steve MacDonald November 4, 2014
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Not surprising.  Same Republican party leadership, same results.  What’s that maxim about doing the same thing over and over? Anyway.  This seemed like a relevant question at this point in the evening. So Where does Scott Brown Live Now? #nhpolitics? — Steve Mac Donald (@nhstevemacd) November 5, 2014

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White Van – Mass Plates – Polling Place – Ward 1 Manchester…

by Steve MacDonald November 4, 2014
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Sent by a reader….who took a photo of a big white van with Massachusetts plates outside a polling place in Ward 1 – Manchester, NH.   How many vote thieves you waiting for…?

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Mickey Kaus To NH Dems – Vote Against Jeanne Shaheen

by Steve MacDonald November 4, 2014
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Mickey Kaus thinks New Hampshire Democrats should vote against Jeanne Shaheen. “Here’s why I think New Hampshire Democrats should vote against Jeanne Shaheen on Tuesday. I know this is a tough sell, and you’re maybe sick of any kind of sell. I’ll keep it short. . . . Opponents of the Vietnam War (I was […]

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GrokTALK! – Candidate Emily O’Neil Challenges RINO

by Steve MacDonald November 3, 2014
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Candidate Emily O’Neil joins us to talk about her campaign and the issues (she is running as a write in: Bedford).  Emily lost her race by a handful of votes and is running to displace a tax and spend, D rated, anti gun Republican – Terry Wolf.  Emily focuses on how we need to make […]

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Protesters welcome Hillary Clinton to New Hampshire

by Kimberly Morin November 2, 2014

Today the New Hampshire Democrat Party held an event featuring former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. It is the first time Clinton has been to the Granite State since ending her reign in the State Department. The event was held at Nashua Community College in Nashua and was a “Get Out The Vote” event for Senator Shaheen, Governor Hassan, […]

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