RINO

Boehner-the-Orange and Republicans in the House Just Lied to American People about Spending

by Scott Morales September 26, 2014
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For those who believe that conservatives should simply fall in line and vote for anyone with an R trailing their name on the ballot, I offer a different view. If you’re a conservative, don’t do it. Any honest and objective observer can see that the government has grown and grown and grown over the decades […]

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RINO Alert – Steve Hattamer

by Steve MacDonald August 27, 2014
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Tom Flaherty already did the heavy lifting for this RINO Alert back in July, so I will make a few quick observations about Steve Hattamer, and leave you with Tom’s research and remarks. Steve Mad-Hattamer is a RINO. Steve Mad-Hattamer can’t even explain why he is running for Executive Council, let alone answer questions about […]

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RINO Alert – Michael Brewster (Merrimack 8)

by Steve MacDonald August 19, 2014
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Michael Brewster is another long time Democrat running as a Republican in New Hampshire. Brewster has been pulling Democrat ballots for years.   He even ran for the NH House in Merrimack County District 8 as a Democrat in 2010.  Now he is a primary challenger, as a Republican?  He’s no Republican.  Flush him out […]

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RINO Alert! Hillsborough 27 – Hollis: Stephen Prescott

by Steve MacDonald August 19, 2014
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Stephen W. Prescott  is running in a Republican primary (Hillsborough 27 – Hollis) for a seat in the NH House, but as recently as 2012, Prescott was a registered Democrat.  (We have some folks looking deeper into this and will get back to you as we learn more but for now, look for a better […]

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RINO Alert! Chris Burbank – So-Called Republican Running in Moultonborough NH

by Steve MacDonald August 18, 2014
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RINO Alert.  Someone named Chris Burbank is running as a Republican in Moultonborough, New Hampshire.  Carroll County,  District 4. No need to check voter history, just take a look at his Facebook page and you know this guy is a RINO. Centrally planned and run economies… Very disappointed to hear the news coming out of […]

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About Those “Teabaggers,” Uncle Wally Havenstein

by Rick Olson July 4, 2014

“If I decide to be an idiot, then I’ll be an idiot on my own accord.” — Johann Sebastian Bach By now, the internet is rife with definitions of the, “tea-bagger.” Presently, when the pejorative term, “teabagger,” is used, the term comes from the mouth…attached to the face…attached to the body…of a person who objects […]

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Papa “Pimp” Smurf and Scott Brown

by Tom June 20, 2014

There’s a big shindig coming up at the Tuscan Kitchen in Salem this Monday. Being RINO country, it’s no surprise that “Papa Smurf” Sununu is holding a Scott Brown event in Salem, with NH Senator Chuck “Live Free with Medicaid”  Morse. It’s looking like the kick-off for the “Charge of the RINO Brigade” (or “RINOs Gone Wild @#!“) in […]

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Jim Rubens should actually be relieved: “State Rep. Ladd moves from Rubens to Brown camp”

by Skip June 17, 2014

Why?  When I circulated this around to the other Groksters, Steve immediately replied: “Guy who barely voted with Republicans 6 out of 10 times supports Scott Brown who voted with Democrats 6 out of 10 times.”  Indeed!   NH Rep. Rick Ladd, Grafton 4, had an HRA score of 64.2% – FAR less in line with the […]

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Somewhere in Virgina…

by Steve MacDonald June 12, 2014
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Somewhere in Virgina…   H/T Facebook

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Bloomburglar

by Steve MacDonald May 19, 2014
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Urban Dictionary.com bloomburglar A wealthy politician, whose kindly manner camouflages an evil agenda. A political candidate acting in their own self interest, who by their extraordinary charisma allows ordinary citizens to be deceived enough to be swindled. “Scott Brown is clearly trying to take away our firearms and is nothing more than a bloomburglar.”  

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GrokTALK! May 17th, 2014 The NRSC – National RINO Support Committee

by Steve MacDonald May 19, 2014
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In segment one we explore the NRSC – National RINO Support Committee, Jeanne Shaheen’s thoughts on Islam and Boko Haram, Trey Gowdy’s questions for the media on Benghazi, the militarization of the Obama Cabinet vs the second amendment, and what the left fills their Godless vacuum with… Listen to GrokTALK! You Can Also Listen or […]

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R’s Winning Elections Does Not Necessarily Advance Conservatism, Go Winteregg!

by Scott Morales March 21, 2014
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The Republican Party right now acts like a union. You go in as a youngster, you spend enough time there you eventually become a leader. If you say anything bad about the party you’re a scab. That’s a union. For the rest of us Republicans, that’s the culture we despise. Right on!   That quote is […]

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Meh.

by Susan Olsen March 14, 2014

“On Wednesday, Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) became the first Republican senator to express support for a federal ban on assault weapons. ” – Washington Post, December 19, 2012. Any questions?

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Stop the Party I Want to Get Off

by Tom February 3, 2014

We affiliate with or join political parties to support ideas that we believe in. We say, “I’m a Republican”, “I’m a Democrat”, or, increasingly, “I’m an Independent”, based on our core principles. Each political party has a platform. New Hampshire Democrats have theirs and New Hampshire Republicans have theirs. These platforms are unsigned contracts between […]

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Giving the Store Away…

by Tom January 22, 2014

HB474 just passed the NH House, which would provide illegal immigrants the benefit of in-state tuition rates, provided they have attended 3 years of NH High School and have been domiciled in NH, and “promise” to gain legal residency. The Roll Call for this bill shows that one of *my* Republican Reps, Bob Willette, voted […]

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Sit Judd, Good Boy – Now Speak!

by Ed Naile January 19, 2014

Judd Gregg (R) Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (Morgan Stanley), has much the same advice for conservatives that Governor Mario Cuomo has announced in the last few days – get out! This has me wondering? Judd Gregg is now a CEO of a lobbying firm in D.C. where he has lived, except for Florida […]

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Tell Scott Brown to Move On…

by Susan Olsen December 16, 2013
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Senator Nancy Stiles – “It’s not like it’s dead yet.

by Susan Olsen November 23, 2013

She didn’t vote against Medicaid Expansion in NH, she just hasn’t figured out how to divvy up the dough yet…. ‘It’s not like it’s dead yet.”

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Senator Boutin – “Get off my lawn!”

by Susan Olsen November 20, 2013

H/T Brian Tilton: “Concord, NH – State Senator David Boutin, R- Hooksett, issued the following statement this morning prior to Governor Hassan’s event in support of ObamaCare: “It is interesting that Governor Hassan has chosen to campaign in support of ObamaCare on a college campus where, according to some recent reports, the sticker shock of the […]

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I honked…

by Susan Olsen November 19, 2013

…when I saw this bumper sticker.

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An “Assault Weapons Ban In the Granite State

by Rick Olson November 12, 2013

“Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung.” —Voltaire Last week, as I was reading Londonderry Patch, I came across Marc Fortier’s October 29 entry entitled, “Assault Weapons Ban, Higher Speed Limits and Gambling“. Fortin writes, “New Hampshire lawmakers will debate these and other controversial issues in the upcoming legislative session.” Fortier also […]

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But Does It Cover ‘RINO-Plasty’??

by Mike November 7, 2013

ObamaCare may cover the removal of his Pinocchi-Nose, but does it cover the removal of an ugly blemish from the face of the Republican Party?!? With the NHGOP Senators voting to implement their not-quite-Medicaid-Expansion plan with Federal Dollars, this is, indeed, an urgent question.

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Ayotte Joins Lynch Mob, Rips Conservatives

by Mike October 17, 2013

Schoolmarm scolds conservatives for daring to shut down the government, even though it was Obama and his Barry-ers which deliberately inflicted pain on the public. In case anyone missed the message, she concluded “I hope we learned our lessons from this!” If you’re tempted to be charitable and think she’s scolding Democrats, I urge you […]

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NHHRA ScoreCard for 2013

by Steve MacDonald July 23, 2013

The NHHRA final score card for the complete 2013 session also here NHHRA 2013 Scorecard_070513 is out and we’re as curious as ever to see who ran as a Republican then failed to vote like one.  Some of the names are very familiar… Yes, we’ll get the usual flack, but before you start grousing consider […]

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When you put the cross-hairs on yourself, Alida….

by Skip November 16, 2012

From the Laconia Daily Sun: Millham declines nomination to GOP committee amid criticism of her endorsements of Dems Yep.  This headline pretty much sums it up, eh?  This could have fit as well: “Milham finally dropkicks herself out of bounds“. …However, later she recalled that conservatives targeted moderates in GOP primaries and, describing herself as […]

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So, RINO Republican Alida Milham of Gilford decides to endorse the Democrat in the race – instead of the Conservative Republican in the NH House race

by Skip November 4, 2012

To regular readers of the ‘Grok, this should have come as no surprise at all – in fact, this is almost expected (think Ray Burton in drag.  Or is that the other way around?  I dunno, all RINOs not only talk and vote alike, they seem to look alike….) as she has won our RINO […]

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Loony Democrat Say’s She’ll Vote for SEIU Endorsed Republican

by Steve MacDonald September 11, 2012

SEIU endorsed House candidate Kathy Stroud, running in a contested Republican Primary in Hillsborough District 21 (Merrimack), is a bit miffed that AFP went after her with mailers the weekend before the primary.  She has said as much on Merrimack patch. The comments that follow her declaration are assorted, with a few folks pointing out, […]

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Marshall ‘Lee’ Quandt Want’s To Be The Next Republican Speaker of the NH House…

by Steve MacDonald September 1, 2012

Rumor has it that Marshall ‘Lee’ Quandt want’s to be the next Republican Speaker of the New Hampshire House……which is a huge problem, because Lee Quandt is not exactly a Republican to begin with. Despite that barrier, and a public opposition to liberty, the scuttlebutt is that RINO Marshall ‘Lee’ Quandt still thinks he’d make […]

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Mysterious Folder Conundrum

by Tom August 13, 2012

Suppose you fall in love with someone who is good looking, well groomed, and has lots of potential.  Let’s say you two lovebirds decide to get married.  Giddiness and joy all around…congratulations. One day, you are at the supermarket, casually buying grapes (so you can feed them to your love, like they do in the […]

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RINO OF THE WEEK REPORT

by Rick Olson January 13, 2012

“A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.” —George Bernard Shaw This week’s RINO of the WEEK is Representative David H. Kidder, Merrimack District 1, (New London).  Representative Kidder is not new to the RINO REPORT as he was featured as a ROTW on July 15, 2011 during […]

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