Shawn Jasper

Laurie Sanborn Wouldn’t Toe Jaspers Line – Gets the Boot

by Steve MacDonald March 24, 2015
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This isn’t new or unusual but given the tolerance promised in the age of the Jaspercrats–which is to say none: Republican Majority leadership less tolerant of Republicans than Democrat Majority leadership ever was– this seems appropriate. Rep. Laurie Sanborn was removed this morning from the House Finance Committee for her refusal to support the leadership's […]

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Jaspercrat Jamboree

by Steve MacDonald February 22, 2015
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Good Republican legislation is getting pigeon-holed by (r)epublican leadership because, well, they are spineless Jaspercrats dancing the tune of the Democrats that put them in power; plus the consent calendar, and keeping tabs on legislators, all in this weeks legislative update.  Listen to the entire podcast here. Follow us on YouTube, USTREAM, Facebook, and Twitter […]

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GrokTALK! February 21st, 2015

by Steve MacDonald February 21, 2015
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This week we talk about mini-dictator Shawn Jasper and the consent calendar; House leaderships approach to legislation they don’t want to defend; some painful facts about civil Asset Forfeiture and the NH House clerks office, and some good things about Industrial Hemp and Beer with Kevin Bloom and Kirk McNeil. We also talk to Doctor […]

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GrokTALK! Max Abramson Part I – “An Interesting Week”

by Steve MacDonald January 9, 2015
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Rep Max Abramson made the news last week for having been removed from the Criminal Justice and Public Safety committee.  We talked to Max about that; and about how House leadership has taken a number of seasoned Republicans off committees they have served on for years.  This is something former Democrat Speaker Terri Norreli (we […]

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Why Wouldn’t Shawn Jasper Want Any Witnesses?

by Steve MacDonald January 8, 2015
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From “The Desk” of Rep Max Abramson (re: Democrat Elected Speaker Shawn Jasper) After responding to your office’s request for meeting, I was disappointed that you would not meet with me to discuss the issue of committee assignments with a witness present, either Representative Baldasaro or House Leader William O’Brien… I was strongly cautioned by […]

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Jan 3rd 2015 Legislative Update

by Steve MacDonald January 5, 2015
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NH House Rep Guy Comtois rings in the New Year with our first installment of the weekly Legislative Update.  We talk leadership, seating assignments, committee changes, and more from inside the NH House.  It’s only 12 minutes.  Give it a listen.   If you’d like to check out the entire podcast – listen here! Follow […]

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Shawn Jasper – “Unfortunately, There Are Those Looking To Distort and Distend The Story…”

by Steve MacDonald January 5, 2015
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Republican Rep Al Baldasaro has a bad hip, and speaks at the well often, so he always requests an aisle seat on the House Floor so he can get to the podium to speak with less discomfort to himself or to others;  Democrat elected House Speaker Shawn Jasper assigned him a seat in the middle […]

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Is This Another Jasper “Gift” To His Democrat Masters

by Steve MacDonald January 3, 2015
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This Week on GrokTALK! Brian Demyanovich updates us on the suit filed against him by NHGOP Chair Jennifer Horn.  NH House Rep Max Abarmason joins us to discuss getting yanked off his committee assignment, and how Democrat elected Speaker Shaw Jasper (R-Hudson) may be keeping more ‘experienced’ Republicans off many of the committees they have […]

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The Rules Change on Roll Call Votes is A Smoking Gun

by Steve MacDonald December 31, 2014
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One of the important debates in the shadow of Democrat elected Speaker Shawn Jasper’s (R-Hudson) ascension to the gavel is what degree of tolerance should conservatives have for Republicans disinclined to let the party platform temper their legislative passions.  Everyone had valid observations (in the email thread) up to a point but after reading a […]

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Moments of Supreme Irony

by Steve MacDonald December 29, 2014
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(Breitbart) In a moment of supreme irony, Michael Mann, the climatologist who constructed the now debunked hockey stick graph designed to make the case for global warming, has today delivered a lecture on “professional ethics for climate scientists”, Watts Up With That has reported.   In another supreme irony Democrat elected Speaker Shawn Jasper, the […]

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WMUR CloseUp – Democrat appointed Speaker Shawn Jasper

by Skip December 28, 2014

Thoughts on Democrat appointed Speaker Jasper on CloseUp this morning: Overall, he seemed to be, right from the start, to have Bill O’Brien under his skin and the majority of Republicans that didn’t vote for him (and lest you have forgotten, it was the Democrats that appointed him Speaker).  Not a single word about the […]

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GrokTALK! Anti-Semites In Barnstead!

by Steve MacDonald December 23, 2014
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We continue the discussion on messaging, the message RINO leadership sent when they voted for less transparency, why Alan Glassman wasn’t elected as a Delegate from Barnstead, some inside baseball on committee appointments, and more discussion about why some Republicans have such a hard time just voting with their own party platform. Listen to the […]

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GrokTALK! A RINO Deal With Democrats

by Steve MacDonald December 22, 2014
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NH House Rep Guy Comtois reviews the events leading up to RINO Shawn Jasper colluding with Democrats to get himself elected speaker of the House, how Democrat elected speaker Jasper gave Democrats more respect than Republicans when it came to choosing their own majority leader, the dynamics of the deal making, opposition to it, efforts […]

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It Shouldn’t Take 20 ‘Seconds’ (To Keep Government Transparent)

by Steve MacDonald December 20, 2014
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One the first things the Democrat elected speaker Shawn Jasper, the RINO’s and the Democrats (is that redundant?) in the NH House have tried to do is to make it more difficult to be held accountable for their votes.    They have proposed a rule requiring that at least 20 reps stand up to”second” every request […]

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When blank votes, votes? Ask the ” Lauri Sanborn lieutenants”?

by Skip December 16, 2014

Hmmm, much afoot within the NH GOP haunted halls – or is that hunted halls?  Looks like the old Chinese curse of “May you live in interesting times” is of great import right now – and it seems that those that live here are sending us interesting tidbits on which to munch – more J’Ass’perism.  […]

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What Kind Of Jasper Will We Get?

by Steve MacDonald December 15, 2014
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Democrat elected NH House Speaker Shawn Jasper (see also Jassper) has some history with regard to dishonest tactics. This is from January 2012… Rep. Shawn Jasper testified yesterday, January 25, 2012 AGAINST House Bill 1571 “on behalf of the House Republican Majority office,” i.e., Rep. DJ Bettencourt.  Oddly enough the GOP leadership was the ONLY […]

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NH House Speaker Shawn Jassper’s RINO Rodeo Round Up

by Steve MacDonald December 12, 2014
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We have been warning the Republican (voters) about its RINO infestation for some time now.  We said they needed to be dealt with.  They were not and now we’ve got RINOTOPIA.  But look on the bright side, we can blame Democrats for all of it – they elected Shawn J’ass’per, so no matter what he […]

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Democrat appointed Speaker Shawn Jasper ‘s email – SPAMMING?

by Skip December 9, 2014

Too funny.  Upon receiving an email from Democrat appointed Shawn Jasper, Thunderbird (an email program from Mozilla) didn’t much care for it: TOO FUNNY!  Nice to know that even he shows that the Republican majority is getting under his skin with their recalcitrance to his “I AM SPEAKER” schtick and that it is really annoying […]

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Representative of Shawn Jasper’s financial accumen?

by Skip December 9, 2014

A lot of the LSRs are now viewable here; these are the placeholders for NH bills that our lawmakers in the NH House and Senate wish to bring forward and enact into law.  One of them was put in by Democrat appointed Speaker Shawn Jasper: 2015-H-0019-R     allowing municipalities to borrow funds from any fund controlled by […]

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Democrat appointed Speaker Shawn Jasper has a lesson to learn in group dynamics

by Skip December 6, 2014

A curious reaction from him in the Concord Monitor on how he will “deal” and “unify” with dissenters within the Republican caucus – he’ll just order them around: On Tuesday, Republican House members will meet in a caucus to elect a state party committee member, who would in turn lead the body’s Republican majority, said […]

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Guest Post: A SAD DAY FOR HOUSE REPUBLICANS

by Steve MacDonald December 5, 2014
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By Al Baldasaro December 5th, 2014 Subject: A SAD DAY FOR HOUSE REPUBLICANS Fellow Loyal Dedicated Republican Representatives, I have been a veteran activist for years, a Proud Representative going on my 5th term and I can continue that fight as a Representative voted in by the people of my district. I can not accept […]

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Announcing a New Award of Distinction for New Hampshire Politicians

by Ed Naile December 5, 2014

During a time of increasing public cynicism, recognizing and honoring the treachery of our political leaders has never been more important. Despite being a Democrat and serving eleven terms as a Republican, Shawn Jasper has repeatedly sold out the Republican Party and earned the distinction of having a prestigious award named in his honor.  The […]

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Yeah, these are comforting words: Donna Sytek on Shawn Jasper

by Skip December 5, 2014

The Establishment Republicans keep thinking they are helping but never realize this is like fingernails on an old fashioned chalkboard to those that really wanted and voted for a Republican agenda.  Donna Sytek in the UL today: “Shawn needs to reach out and build bridges to the Republicans in his caucus,” said former House speaker […]

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Did the NH Senate give birth to the “Speaker Scam” in the House?

by Kimberly Morin December 5, 2014

In what was often an insanely frustrating (the live feed kept going down) and sometimes amusing election for Speaker of the House on Wednesday, Republican Representative Shawn Jasper was elected as Speaker by a majority of Democrats. The majority in the Republican Caucus voted for O’Brien. If you recall, the Republican race for Speaker was […]

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This is what happens when the NH GOP doesn’t vet its candidates – Shawn Jasper

by Skip December 4, 2014

And I blame Chair Jennifer Horn, the EBoard, Papa Smurf, and last century’s Republican leaders for setting the table for this absolute fiasco for happening. You caused a split in the caucus between Chandler and O’Brien and create that country lane that Shawn J(ass)per just sauntered up – with Deputy Dawg Shurtleff on one arm and Ray Buckley on […]

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What Kind of Deal Did Jasper Make?

by Mike December 3, 2014

THAT is the key question posed by longtime political reporter, Kevin Landrigan as he reported the stunning upset staged by Shawn Jasper over Bill O’Brien for the Speaker’s gavel. “What kind of deal did Jasper make with the Democrats to get ALL of their votes?” See for yourself! It is clear, especially with the sudden […]

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Meet The Democrats’ Speaker, Shawn Jasper!

by Mike December 3, 2014

Two of our old buddies with the depressing news – on 3rd ballot, Shawn Jasper becomes Speaker with 195 mostly Democrat votes to O’Brien’s 178 all GOP votes – as Pindell points out, 3/4 of the GOP caucus voted against Jasper, but his old Democrat buddies elected him. No Wonder Deputy Dawg shuffled off, stage […]

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WMUR Interviews “His Vileness” Shawn Jasper

by Mike December 3, 2014

H/T WMUR See other articles below…

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Inigo Montoya Weighs In On Shawn Jasper

by Susan Olsen December 3, 2014

“2015-H-0287-R: revising the legislative ethics laws and the guidelines of the legislative ethics committee.  Sponsors: (Prime) Shawn Jasper”

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A Portrait Of “His Vileness” On A Limb

by Mike December 2, 2014

(Corrected image – this is the real likeness of Shawn Jasper, complete with Susan’s artistically added binkie.) See the rest of the story below

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