Party Platform

WHIPping The Party Into Shape
(What Is A Whip?)

by Mike March 23, 2014

Who, or what, are Party Whips? Why do they matter, and why do I think that the GOP should be embracing the British approach? The concept of the Party Whip was introduced into the British Parliament in the 18th century, and into Congress at the very beginning of the 20th century. The job basically consists […]

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Plaistow Area Republican Committee Opposes Medicaid Expansion in NH

by Steve MacDonald February 26, 2014
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First the Manchester City and the Rockingham County Republican Committees, then the Merrimack Republican Town Committee,  and now the Plaistow Area Republican committee have published resolutions opposing the Republican Senate scheme to expand ObamaCare and Medicaid in New Hampshire.  (Bedford, NH has also passed a resolution against the expansion of Mediciad, but I have no […]

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New Hampshire Obamacare Expansion and The Battle for the Soul of the Republican Party

by Steve MacDonald November 18, 2013
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This is an Op Ed submitted to the press by Aaron Day, the Chairman of the Republican Liberty Caucus of New Hampshire (RLCNH).  As a matter of Disclosure, I hold an advisory position on the board of the RLCNH. New Hampshire Obamacare Expansion and The Battle for the Soul of the Republican Party This Thursday, […]

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Great, Just What We Need, More Anti-Republican Crap

by Steve MacDonald May 6, 2013

When I first announced the return of GrokTALK! a few weeks ago, in pursuit of likely guests, the very first response I got on my status update from a Republican Facebook page was, “Great, just what we need, more anti-Republican crap.” In some respects yes, but not because the objects of our remarks happen to “claim” to be Republicans.  It would be a result […]

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A Letter sent to NH GOP Chair Jennifer Horn, based on her HB617 Press Release

by Skip February 27, 2013

I wondered what Jennifer Horn would do as I wrote this; now we know – the non-silent silent answer.  She did not “Choose Well”.  The Press Release, which went out this morning, is after the jump.  This is my Letter just sent: Dear Jennifer (NH GOP Chair), Right you are concerning the proposed gas – […]

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