NH GOP

GrokTALK! April 18th 2015 – The Videos

by Skip April 18, 2015

Well, no Pre-Show this week as the livestreaming software decided to be quite contrary and refused to start a few times.  But, a good show with Max Abramson, Jorge Mesa-Tejeda, Carly Fiorina, Pete Ingemi, and Kevin Bloom all giving up a part of their Saturday morning to be with us – and you! Segment 1a […]

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WMUR’s CloseUp – Lindsey Graham on Religious Freedom (psst….)

by Skip April 17, 2015

 So, a church would be able to control its facilities – how big of Lindsey Graham on his definition of Religious Freedom. “But nobody doing business should be allowed to discriminate against another American.  At the end of the day, you’re trying to protect religious freedom, the right to be able to follow your conscience […]

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Tsk, tsk Matt Mowers – letting the American Bridge PAC dude so close to Chris Christie!

by Skip April 17, 2015

Really, Matt Mowers (NH Director for Chris Christie’s Prez campaign) – not protecting your candidate?  You’ve been here in NH for a while – you SHOULD know this dude.  And to have him that close to Chris Christie is bad enough but to have him in full view on the WMUR newscast? Tsk, tsk….and him livestreaming back […]

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EMail Doodlings – Taxes, Pataki, and Bolton

by Skip April 13, 2015

Really, it’s about the taxes.  Federal taxes – I finished doing mine last night.  Since I haven’t posted since last Thursday, I let my fellow Groksters know I’m back in action: From: “skipdcm” <Skip@GraniteGrok.com To: Groksters Sent: 4/13/2015 1:09:57 PM Subject: Re: [GrokCrew] Fwd: Weirs 27 Sure!  Will start posting again tonite. I failed in […]

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GrokTV – Dr. Ben Carson: address to the Alpine Grove crowd

by Skip April 6, 2015

As posted out here, Mike was there to livestream the Dr. Ben Carson talk at the Alpine Grove in Hollis, NH. The question and answer part is still uploading; see it after the jump when it is ready:

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GrokTV Live – Dr. Ben Carson at Alpine Grove in Hollis, NH

by Skip April 6, 2015

Commencing at 6pm. Grokster Mike is onsite at the Alpine Grove banquet facility (Hollis, NH) awaiting the arrival of reputed Republican Presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson.  Since TMEW had WMUR news for background, the former pediatric neurosurgeon isn’t too far away – they just showed him live at the Hollis Pharmacy (a favorite stop on […]

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GrokTALK! at the SRW / RCRC Brunch – Part 1

by Skip March 30, 2015

Well, Saturday’s event at the Seacoast Republican Women / Rockingham County Republican Committee Brunch at the Portsmouth Country Club was fun to be there.  Even though I was under the weather (and in coming down from Central NH where some of the snow squalls were starting to go whiteout, that’s setting a low bar to […]

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GrokTALK!/GrokTV! Live Stream March 28th, 2015 SRW & RCRC Brunch: Keynote Speaker – Ted Cruz

by Steve MacDonald March 28, 2015
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Live stream for Saturday March 2815, 2015 from 9 am to 11 am EST . This week the show comes to you live from the Seacoast Republican Women and the Rockingham County Republican Committee Brunch at the Portsmouth Country Club located in Greenland, NH!  The keynote Speaker is US Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX Live broadcast […]

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GrokTV Event: Conservative Business League VFW event – Ted Cruz is speaking

by Skip March 27, 2015

Hopefully the livestream will keep up as Ted Cruz is the featured speaker at an Event being hosted by the Conservative Business League of NH: Live streaming video by Ustream

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Maybe because it is part of the NH GOP Platform, Deputy House Speaker Gene Chandler??

by Skip March 26, 2015

So yesterday, the Republican Leadership trick of stripping out most of a bill (HB 357) and make it a DOT funding bill / Gas Tax increase was severely shamed – the NH House Republicans trounced the attempt of foisting twice the level of the gas tax passed last year (yes, by Republicans, first started in the […]

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2016 Presidential Primary – Rand Paul to announce April 7th

by Skip March 24, 2015

OK, last night I had a complete case of writer’s block.  I couldn’t type a period – sad, sad.  So this is a bit of late news: Next week, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul is expected to kick off his own announcement with a five-state tour. More from the Washington Times: Rand Paul will formally declare his […]

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Democrat appointed Speaker of the NH House Shawn Jasper (R) – In favor of raising the Gas Tax?

by Skip March 22, 2015

I have said for years that the primary reason why the NH Highway Fund is in such a stupid financial position is that Politicians refuse to do the right thing – let that fund do what it is supposed to fund and stop raiding it.  And, instead of constantly using taxpayers to pay for the […]

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2016 Presidential Primary – Donald Trump

by Skip March 22, 2015

We here at the GraniteGrok have a history of trying to get to where the Republican Prez Wannabees are speaking and now that the November elections and Town Meeting elections are over, we are going to try to do just that – why watch WMUR’s 30 second sound bites when you can get it all […]

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Carlos Martinez, Constitutional Conservative, I have an answer for you! Ted Cruz to announce…

by Skip March 22, 2015

Last Sunday at Turbocam, Ted Cruz was asked by Carlos when he was going to announce his run for the Presidency – you can see the video here as Cruz was a bit out front (and coy) with his answer.  Well, we now have the answer  from the new GraniteGrok Twitter follower,  Ted Schleifer ( @TeddySchleifer […]

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GrokTV Event: US Senator Ted Cruz – MicroInterview with Ted Cruz

by Skip March 22, 2015

When US Senator Ted Cruz had finished with his address to the crowd and the questions, he did come over to the ‘Grok area where we had set up to talk for a few moments.  Knowing that time was valuable in getting to a couple of other meetings / events that day, it was nice […]

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GrokTV Event: US Senator Ted Cruz – Interviews with Mac Kittredge & the Nam Knights

by Skip March 21, 2015

After US Senator Ted Cruz had left the Turbocam building, we did a couple of interviews: ‘Grok friend Mac Kittredge and member of the Nam Knights motorcycle organization    Previous videos:

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GrokTV Event: US Senator Ted Cruz – Questions 5 & 6

by Skip March 21, 2015

From last week’s Ted Cruz event comes a couple of more questions from the audience: Question 5 – From former NH GOP Chair Jack Kimball: “will you push MORE against Obama’s Constitutional Lawlessness? Question 6 – From a teacher:  what would you do about Common Core?    Previous videos:

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GrokTV Event: US Senator Ted Cruz – “The Wallet” & “The story of Snowflake and the White House”

by Skip March 20, 2015

“The Wallet” – I’m not sure how to describe this segment where a man in the front row went on a bit of a rant in support of a Ted Cruz penalty to the point of throwing his wallet in front of Ted Cruz (e.g., an open check) “Snowflake” – a cute story about a […]

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GrokTALK! – At Liberty Forum – The Videos (Segments 11 & 12)

by Skip March 20, 2015

Segment 11 – Former RNC Committeeman (R-MI) Saul Anuzis comes on to talk Presidential politics and Aaron Day of the Atlas Society comes on to talk about “The Cronies” award Segment 12 – Matt Philips comes on to talk about PorcFest! and  former RLCNH Chair and NH Governor candidate Andrew Hemingway comes on to also talk […]

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GrokTALK! – At Liberty Forum – The Videos (Segments 7 & 8)

by Skip March 18, 2015

OK, I ‘fess up – it’s been a while since the last post from Liberty Forum went up from me so time to put it into gear again: Segment 7 – We talk with Alvin about Liberty Forum and again, thank him immensely for donating the funds for 1 of the two headsets we are […]

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Ugh – I really didn’t want to know this. You are who you surround yourself – possible bad move, Rick Perry?

by Skip March 16, 2015

There are several people that I’m now starting to watch on the Republican side of the 2016 Presidential Primary (and several I have no intention of voting for as well).  Rick Perry is one of the former but there may be a lot of consideration going on after reading this news.  When I co-founded GraniteGrok, […]

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“Republicans taking money from unions? Say it ain’t so.”

by Skip March 16, 2015

But that is exactly what Reps. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL)42%, Bob Dold, Rep. Chris Gibson (R-NY)26%, David Joyce, Rep. Leonard Lance (R-NJ)53%, Rep. Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ)42%, Rep. David McKinley (R-WV)52%, Rep. Pat Meehan (R-PA)39%, Rep. Dave Reichert (R-WA)38%, Aaron Shock, Rep. Mike Simpson (R-ID)43%, and David Valdao appear to be. All of them are members of the union-funded Republican Main Street Partnership. They have all […]

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GrokTV Event: US Senator Ted Cruz – Q&A for questions 1 & 2

by Skip March 16, 2015

Sure, US Senator Ted Cruz took some hard questions after his talk. Question 1 – As President, what would you do to get money out of campaigns and kill the Citizens United Supreme Court decision?  Ted Cruz’s  answer is a pithy and well answered defense of Free Speech – a complete takedown of the premise of […]

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NH House, NH State Senator Jeb Bradley, and Medicaid Expansion – an email never answered

by Skip March 16, 2015

Well, this showed up in the UL yesterday – it looks like the Repubs in the NH House will put a dagger into Jeb’s favorite program made possible with other peoples’ money (correction: dastardly politicians call it “Free money” in hopes you ARE as stupid they think you are – TANSTAFFL and they know it).  […]

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GrokTV Event: US Senator Ted Cruz – Intro Ceremonies and his talk to the 200 attendees

by Skip March 15, 2015

Yes, that’s right – 200 people came out to Turbocam in Barrington, NH.  We moved from the “Big Room”, to a smaller room, and then back to the “Big Room” (and I thank the Groksters in attendance plus ‘Grok friends for helping make the moves quickly. Oh yes, Fergus Cullen – those of us you […]

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Embarrassing: Union protesters have to be shipped up from Boston to Walker event

by Kimberly Morin March 14, 2015

Today the New Hampshire GOP held a grassroots training event featuring Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, a potential 2016 Presidential candidate. In case you don’t yet know Walker, he’s the Governor from Wisconsin who fought against egregious union behavior that was ripping off the taxpayers. Unions literally threatened businesses; some Democrat Legislators fled the state and […]

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Tweeting in my ear: Jennifer Horn’s First in the Nation Republican Leadership Summit

by Skip March 13, 2015

Overheard a strong Liberty & Freedom / Conservative grumble:  Peter King needs to be sold to the Taliban for their entertainment Strongly worded?  Perhaps.  But as we have been seeing, it seems that Establishment Republicans, like Peter King, feel entitled to attack conservatives in verbiage just as strong but don’t like it much when the focus […]

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Liberty & Freedom folks, revisit how & WHY you vote for Republicans

by Skip March 10, 2015

I’ve been calling what the elected Republicans have been doing in Concord (as in “we’ve been Jaspered”, as Steve has coined – Democrats pulling the strings of the Democrat appointed Speaker Jasper to get more favorable bills.  After all, if Jasper crosses the Dems, he’s out.  So we Republican voters are secondary to him and the resulting […]

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Speaking of Matt Mowers….

by Skip March 9, 2015

From our FAQs: EMAIL Look in the Contact Us to email us. Anything you send is fair game for us and we may use it on the site. Yes, we DID talk about former NH GOP Exec Dir Matt Mowers on GrokTALK! this past Saturday at Liberty Forum.  And now that he is “Governor Chris […]

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HB136 – Where Republicans join w/Democrats to further strip parental rights over their kids

by Skip March 4, 2015

Thanks Majority Leader Jack Flanagan for siding against the majority of your Party’s members in the NH House and voting with the Democrats. I just heard about this bill late this afternoon – our Legislature, led by the Democrat appointed Speaker of the House Jasper and his Jaspercrats joined with pretty much all the Democrats […]

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