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Jane Cormier – The Conservative Candidate in Senate District 16

by Steve MacDonald August 27, 2014

Jane Cormier – The Conservative Candidate in Senate District 16

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Sununu Flack Does Kathy Sullivan Impression.

by Steve MacDonald August 23, 2014
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The Union leader is reporting a complaint filed against the Hemingway campaign.  Some names were omitted on their campaign finance report and a local attorney has asked the AG to investigate. The complaint has been filed by Sheridan T. Brown, a local “government and public affairs” attorney whose full time occupation prior to 2010 (for […]

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All Goffstown ‘Republican’ Candidates Should Just Take A Pledge or Two…or Three….

by Steve MacDonald August 15, 2014
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I’ve been having an invigorating debate on Facebook with Pam Manney about some candidates running as Republicans in Goffstown.  I like Pam, but I think we’re just going to have to disagree on a few things.  She seems to think I am making claims without evidence, particularly with regard to candidate Barbara Griffin.  I guess […]

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GrokTALK! Dan Hynes – NH State Senate Candidate

by Steve MacDonald July 23, 2014
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Next Up on GrokTALK! – Dan Hynes is running in a Republican Primary for the NH State Senate.  Dan is in a four way race with Gary Daniels, Maureen Mooney, and Dan Dwyer.  Dan stops in to share some thoughts about the race, policy, the proper role of government, and Republican principles.  (And an apology.) […]

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Andrew Hemingway – Unwilling To Play By ‘Their’ Rules

by Steve MacDonald July 1, 2014
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Real Clear Politics has an interview with New Hampshire Gubernatorial Candidate Andrew Hemingway. With his ardent small-government views and outsider bona fides, Hemingway brings a distinctive perspective to the governor’s race here. And as a candidate born during the Reagan administration, he is offering a glimpse at how a new generation of political contenders may […]

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Darius Foster

by Steve MacDonald June 28, 2014
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Meet Darius Foster, Conservative Republican.   Hot Air

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Dems for Dave Boutin?

by Susan Olsen June 23, 2014

So hypothesizes Rep. Steve Vaillancourt in one of his funner pieces.  Truth be told, Mr, Boutin kinda votes like one…  

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GrokTALK! June 7th, 2014 – Steve Kenda, Gary Daniels, and Sen. Bob Smith

by Steve MacDonald June 7, 2014
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This week the answer is, People running for a Senate seat, and the question is–who are Steve Kenda, Gary Daniels, and Bob Smith. We have two candidates for the NH State Senate–Steve Kenda (Senate District 24), and Gary Daniels (Senate District 11) , and one candidate for the US Senate from NH–Senator Bob Smith.  (Plus […]

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GrokTALK! Live Stream for June 7th, 2014

by Steve MacDonald June 7, 2014
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Tune in this week for two candidates for the NH State Senate–Steve Kenda (Senate District 24), and Gary Daniels (Senate District 11) , and candidate for the US Senate from NH–Senator Bob Smith, live streaming Saturday June 7th from 9 – 11am. Live broadcast by Ustream

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Dan Hynes Running for Dist 11 NH State Senate Seat

by Steve MacDonald June 3, 2014
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Just the Press release for now…. For Immediate Release Date: 6/2/2014 Contact: Nick Zaricki, NickZaricki@gmail.com Merrimack based lawyer Dan Hynes declared his intention to seek the GOP nomination for the District 11 State Senate seat today. Hynes, 33, a liberty activist and small business owner, cited the increase in spending and pressure on small businesses […]

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NH State Sentor Jim Rausch – ‘My Work Here is Done’

by Steve MacDonald May 12, 2014
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Another NH State Senator has gazed across the wreckage of the 2014 legislative session and called it a day.  Sometime Republican State Senator Jim Rausch has announced that ‘his work here is done.’   The NH State Senate proposed or supported Cell phone Bans, ObamaCare expansions, Gas Tax, assaults on free speech and guns rights (to […]

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Dr. Monica Wehby for US Senate – And A Political Ad that Might Make You Cry

by Steve MacDonald April 25, 2014
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Monica Wehby is a Republican running for the US Senate in Oregon and this ad will be hard for the Democrat to top.  Dr. Wehby is a woman, professional, top of her field, tear-jerker of a life-saving story…   H/T NRO

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Poison Poll Results – Which NH Candidate for US Senate Keeps the Base Away…

by Steve MacDonald April 7, 2014
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We asked… What NH Candidate for US Senate, if any, would chase the base away in the General election ? 899 People Voted (or was it 7.1 Million?), and the candidate they think will most likely keep the base home in the General Election is… Scott Brown – 60% Jim Rubens – 15% Bob Smith […]

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Brown Note

by Steve MacDonald April 4, 2014
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I like some variety in the posts but sometimes you have to follow the wave, so here’s my latest contribution. I took a look at GovTrack.org to see where some folks fell on their US Senate ideological graph–based on voting records.  Visuals can be very helpful in times like these. Senator Brown is left of […]

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Amherst Republican Town Committee Opposes Medicaid Expansion

by Steve MacDonald March 1, 2014
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The list of local NH-GOP committee’s against Medicaid expansion is growing.  I don’t have a complete list, but here is the most recent one to cross my desk. At the monthly meeting of the Amherst Republican Town Committee, held earlier today, the following resolution was passed unanimously. The New Hampshire Republican Party, State Senate, and […]

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Merrimack Republican Town Committee Opposes Medicaid Expansion In NH

by Steve MacDonald February 25, 2014
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Following in the footsteps of the Manchester City and the Rockingham County Republican Committees, the Merrimack Republican Town Committee (MRTC) passed a unanimous resolution last night in favor the State Party platform and in opposition to Republican efforts to Expand ObamaCare and Medicaid in the State of New Hampshire.  The message to the NH (Republican […]

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GrokTALK! February 8th – Cell Phones, Political Speech, Medicaid, and Democrats in Training…

by Steve MacDonald February 10, 2014
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Skip, (Mike- by phone), and Steve start with the proposed ban on cell phone use (HB 1117) in New Hampshire (restricted to hands free), why it makes no sense, and the political culture that leads to laws like this. Listen to Segment 1A Download segment 1A   In the second half of segment one, we […]

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“You’re picking my pocket and then you’re asking me for a handout”

by Skip December 26, 2013

“Why are the Republicans willing to “own” the perceptions that they hate the military?” This has reminded me of a post that I have, thus far, failed to post.  I will be rectifying that Real Soon Now (a “Pournellism”).  In the mean time, read this from a US Military veteran when asked for money in […]

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Marilinda Garcia is Officially Running for Congress in NH-CD2

by Steve MacDonald November 25, 2013
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Long time NH Republican House Rep Marilinda Garcia has joined the race for congress in NH CD-2, at leas that’s what her web page says… marilindagarcia.com CD-2 is not my district.  I’m (currently) stuck with Democrat Carol Shea-SEIU Porter.  But over in CD-2 you’ve got ‘Pay What taxes?-Give me that camera you F-Bomb McKluster, aka […]

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I voted for Medicaid Expansion In New Hampshire And All I got Was…

by Steve MacDonald November 18, 2013
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Just Looking to keep things simple. (Variations on this theme are inevitable)

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Conservative Dictionary – TEA Partier

by Steve MacDonald November 9, 2013

I’ve made more than a few entries into the Demokrat Dictionary, mostly on Twitter and Facebook, but I thought it time to work the other side of that aisle. The Conservative Dictionary is meant for the Ruling Class aristocracy in the Republican Party, though it will quite often apply to any progressive regardless of what […]

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Republican Vote Stealer?

by Steve MacDonald July 29, 2013

I’ve said all along that I’m not partial or biased when it comes to helicopter voters in New Hampshire.  So here you go. Registered Republican Debbie Romano, voted from 120 Pine Hill Rd, in Nashua in 2008, but also has a more permanent residence on Summer Street in Rowley MA.  No Debbie Romano pops in […]

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Elbert Guillory: “Why I Am A Republican

by Steve MacDonald June 18, 2013

A former Democrat State Senator from Louisiana, recently switched parties.  In this video he explains to his black constituents why it was the right thing to do, who the Democrat party really is and what they are really after.

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Yes

by Steve MacDonald May 30, 2013

Here’s something you probably have not seen yet.

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GrokTALK! Snippets–Segment Three: Former State Senator Gary Lambert and the GOP Autopsy

by Steve MacDonald April 14, 2013

In Segment Three of this weeks podcast Skip and Steve speak with Marine Col. Gary Lambert, former State Senator from Nashua, about the GOP Growth Opportunity Project, also known as the GOP Autopsy Report. Due to a technical problem this segment was cut short. The full April 13th podcast is available here . If you […]

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New John McCain Poster

by Steve MacDonald March 8, 2013
Get off my lawn

Via Jon Gabriel on Twitter.

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Black Swan: Obama’s actions created the TEA Party. Is the Establishment Old Guard Republicans are about to be black swanned?..

by Skip February 4, 2013

“ if you aren’t going to do what you say you would, we can no longer trust you“ I am beginning to think so.  Certainly here in NH during the last two election cycles, the enmity between what I would call the Old Guard Establishment (e.g., “I’m a Republican because…..I’m a Republican” and “who the […]

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Runs like a Deere….no thanks to a sniveling Lowe’s

by Skip December 30, 2012

I still miss the ole’ Suburban.  What’s not to like about a land yacht that had a really nice comfy bench seat in the front where TMEW would sit right next to me, a long wheel base to smooth out the bumps, 4wd to take care of the ravine that one must pass to get […]

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Tom Brady (Not that one) Can’t Be On The NH-GOP State Committee

by Steve MacDonald December 17, 2012

Actually, the other Tom Brady can’t be  an NH-GOP voting Committee member either but let us not get distracted. NH-GOP Bylaws, Article 1, section 4A: A.  Any registered Republican who, at the same time joins or allows his or her name to be used in support of a political committee or a defined group of […]

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Data Point – State Government control since 1938

by Skip December 10, 2012

From the NY Times: (H/T: Instapundit)

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