RINO of the Week

A Bolder Kind of RINO

It is the coward who fawns upon those above him. It is the coward who is insolent whenever he dares be so.  —Junius House Bill 135 passed out of the House this week. The bill repeals the stand your ground bill that was passed over the governor’s veto last year. The vote was very close …

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Gun Free New Hampshire House

“The D.C. gun ban works – just ask James Brady…” To follow up on Grokster Steve’s post yesterday… Should it have been a surprise that these six RINO’s voted the way they did? No. We already had hard evidence they could not be counted upon as evidenced by the pre-election grade assigned by the NRA. …

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

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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Guest Post by Steve Patton – Please vote for Pat Abrami and Joanne Ward over “Barely a Republican” Tim Copeland

Note: Julie Brown has earned GraniteGrok’s RINO of The Week award AND RINO of the Year in the past – consider this post an oak cluster addition.  And this was a bonus. ***** The NH state primary is fast approaching on Tuesday September 11, 2012.  As this is the first primary conducted on the new …

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RINO OF THE WEEK REPORT

“A government big enough to give you everything you need, is a government big enough to take away everything that you have….”—Sen. Barry Goldwater Representative Marshall E. “Lee” Quandt, Rockingham District 13 is this week’s RINO OF THE WEEK.  Representative Quandt tends to be “Clintonista” with his navigation of the New Hampshire political Fabric and …

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RINO OF THE WEEK REPORT

“Ostentation is the signal flag of hypocrisy.” —Edwin Hubbel Chapin Representative Frank V. Sapareto (R) Rockingham District 5 – Derry  is this week’s RINO of the Week.  But let us be clear about Representative Sapareto. He is not a run-of-the-mill RINO. In fact, as a State Representative, (notwithstanding this one bill he filed), He is one …

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RINO OF THE WEEK REPORT

“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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RINO OF THE WEEK REPORT

“Remember that a government big enough to give you everything you want is also big enough to take away everything you have.” —Barry Goldwater  The 2012 Legislative Session brings new opportunities for analysis of the Granite State Legislature. The RINO Report began in July of 2010 and featured those Republicans who were “clear cut” Republicans in …

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RINO OF THE YEAR!

Representative Julie “The Mad Hatter” Brown, Strafford, District 1 is the RINO of the Year based on three separate polls! Representative Julie “The Mad Hatter” Brown, Strafford, District 1 RINO of the Year I was certain when I started these polls that Ken Gould would win. But Julie Brown left Ken in the dust and …

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NH Legislature: Who is the RINO of the Year?

During the course of 2011, we featured legislators who ran as Republicans but cast votes demonstrating a fealty with the house liberals. Cast your vote on “who” should be the RINO of the Year. [poll id=”3″]