New Hampshire

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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Shaheen Math

by Tom November 1, 2014

When you add up everything about Jeanne Shaheen, you get 100%.  Here’s how… 99% It’s no secret that PolitiFact concluded that Shaheen, in fact, did vote 99% of the time in lockstep with the most destructive, divisive, anti-Constitutional President in US history.  Not something to brag about. 1% According to OpenSecrets (see graph), Jeanne Shaheen was […]

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James ‘Candy Crowley’ Pindell

by Steve MacDonald October 31, 2014
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Hey, everyone gets a nick-name, and thanks to last nights Brown-Shaheen Debate, James gets a new one. And Scott Brown has now given the Democrats some hope.  He included Sullivan County in ‘The North Country,’ which started a twitter debate about how Sullivan county is west and mostly north of Concord, whether north of Concord […]

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Wild Twitter Debate Feed on Brown v. Shaheen

by Steve MacDonald October 30, 2014
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You might still catch it, but the twitter punditry during the Brown Shaheen debate has been most impressive. Get on twitter and search for #nhpolitics, #nhsen, and check out the feed, and what you missed.

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Guy Comtois – A Business Friendly NH

by Steve MacDonald October 30, 2014
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New Hampshire House Candidate Guy Comtois joins us talk about policy to attract businesses to New Hampshire, dealing with an aging population, tolerating congressional hypocrisy (we shouldn’t), wresting control of media and the message to balance things out a bit, and the cost of shifting power back down to towns and states. (You can email […]

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C4NH is Suing the IRS

by Steve MacDonald October 30, 2014
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Go get ‘em. Contact: Derek Dufresne Derek@RightOnStrategies.com 202-809-6013   (October 30, 2014) - Today, the American Center for Law & Justice (ACLJ) filed a federal lawsuit in New Hampshire against the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on behalf of Citizens for a Strong New Hampshire, claiming the IRS is unlawfully delaying the release of records between the […]

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CNHT Voter Integrity Project

by Ed Naile October 30, 2014

Anyone who has a history of working on elections in New Hampshire is aware of how corrupted by out of state, transient voters and special interests our once locally run elections have become. If you, as a NH citizen, would like to help return integrity to our elections here is how you can help. And […]

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Jeanne Shaheen …Crossed NH’s Southern Border, Currently MIA to Actual NH Residents

by Steve MacDonald October 30, 2014
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Jeanne Shaheen is taking heat for her Scott Brown border crossing quip in their last debate.  But not (IMHO) for the right reasons. Shaheen quipped “we sort of let this guy [her Republican opponent Scott Brown] sneak over the southern border. You’ve probably noticed that we’ve been debating border security a little bit in this […]

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What’s It Like Running As A Write-In Candidate?

by Steve MacDonald October 29, 2014
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Write in Candidate Christine Ivinjack (NH House – Weare)  joins us to talk about her race, the issues, and how the other candidates feel about her running a write-in.  (Hint- they don’t like it.) We also touch on the Weare’s police chief problem, and a few other choice topics as well. Learn more about Christine […]

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Angry Annie Kuster – You Don’t Know What’s Best But I Do.

by Steve MacDonald October 29, 2014

You might not have thought it possible but Ann Kuster (one of the strongest supporters of Obama in Congress) was even MORE combative, and rude in the final debate than she was in the previous one.   This is an interesting tack from someone who has otherwise been invisible to New Hampshire’s equivalent of Joe and […]

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GrokTALK! Dave DeVoy for Belknap County Commissioner

by Steve MacDonald October 28, 2014
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Dave DeVoy joins us to provide some insight into something very few folks think much about in New Hampshire -  county politics.  Dave is running for County commissioner in Belknap county and shares his priorities if elected, and explains some of what goes on at this level of government. You can listen to the entire […]

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Thanks to Shaheen and Shea-Porter – healthcare is now UNaffordable!

by Kimberly Morin October 28, 2014

I’m one of those people who has had health insurance for the majority of my life.  I’m an insurance-type person.  I’m one of those people who believe in being covered for the ‘what ifs’.  Heck I even have pet insurance for my bulldogs! Even on older vehicles I get the maximum coverage of insurance and I […]

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Keep the Obama Democrats out of the New Hampshire State House.

by Steve MacDonald October 28, 2014
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As Merrimack, New Hampshire residents go to the polls this November they should understand something about the Democrat Candidates for the NH House.  Half of them were active members or leaders of OFA, Obama for America, in the last presidential election.   They didn’t just vote for Mr. Obama, they went out and sold his […]

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NH Democrat Peggy Gilmour Doesn’t Trust You

by Steve MacDonald October 27, 2014
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New Hampshire Democrat Peggy Gilmour and her fellow traveler have invested a lot in mailers depicting her opponent Kevin Avard as an enemy of children and education. This debate can be boiled down to this: Kevin trusts parents, Gilmour trusts bureaucrats.  Kevin prefers local control, Gilmour prefers state or national control.   Kevin Trusts you to, […]

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