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Throwback Thursday – May 10th, 2014

by Steve MacDonald March 3, 2016
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Originally recorded May, 10th, 2014 guest William Baer (with Josh Youssef) joined us to discuss the issue of informed Consent. Billy was arrested at a local Gilford, NH School Board meeting a few days earlier while objecting to sexually explicit material used in a classroom without any notification to parents. Our other guests were Kevin Bloom, […]

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How Much Will Medicaid Expansion in NH Cost You?

by Steve MacDonald February 4, 2016
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This is edited video of the press conference introducing the NH Income tax calculator; which we discussed in the first two segments of GrokTALK! this past Saturday. The calculator allows anyone who lives in New Hampshire to calculate your own additional cost from new taxes that will be required to pay for expanded Medicaid even before the Feds […]

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GrokTALK! Live Stream – January 30th, 2016

by Steve MacDonald January 30, 2016
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Auto updates to the live audio at 9 am. Eastern Susan Olsen – Emily Sandblade – Aaron Day – Sen. Bob Smith – David McIntoch (Club for Growth), and Chrissy Harbin (AFP)

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Tomorrow on GrokTALK! [Updated]

by Steve MacDonald January 29, 2016
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Guest co-host Susan Olsen joins us as we welcome Sen. Bob Smith on Ted Cruz and this week’s debate, David McIntosh President of Club for Growth, Aaron Day on the Medicaid Expansion hearing, and Chrissy Harbin from AFP joins us to talk EPA overreach and energy policy. And…we’ll be introducing the NH Income Tax Calculator tomorrow morning so be […]

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GrokTALK! – Power Play

by Steve MacDonald December 21, 2015
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We explore energy deregulation and its effect on rate payers, power plants and providers, investment, and cost-recovery, with industry expert Susan Olsen. Full podcast here. GrokTALK! is a Mobile-Ready Broadcast.  Click the icon to listen on iTunes, TuneIn, iHearRadio, Sticther Radio, or Spreaker.

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Is New Hampshire A Political Petri Dish?

by Steve MacDonald December 20, 2015
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Susan Olsen joins us for a discussion about a newest out-of-state funded anti-gun group in New Hampshire. We also touch on our allies  in the Free State Project, the looming expansion of Medicaid, the crony-scam that is the Regional Green House Gas Initiative (RGGI), and how what is sold as the Live Free or Die […]

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GrokTALK! – No Compromise on Constitutional Carry

by Steve MacDonald September 22, 2015
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Susan Olsen joins us to discuss the history and  the Democrat players–past and present–responsible for 100 years of denying some residents their second amendment rights in New Hampshire. She also gives us her observations from inside the senate chamber during the failed vote to override the Governor’s veto of SB 116, which would have returned those […]

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GrokTALK! for the week of 2015-09-17: The Videos

by Skip September 19, 2015

Good show, thanks to Steve and all the other Groksters that wrangle up the guests. Pre-Show – we (Groksters Steve, Mike, and Skip) just prattle among themselves and take care of random tech stuff Segment 1 – The WTF of the week (and they all seem, well, exasperating).  Rad Mod calls in too! Segment 2 – […]

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GrokTALK! September 19th, 2015

by Steve MacDonald September 19, 2015
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This week we are joined by Steve Lonegan Dir. of Monetary Policy for American Principles in Action.  Susan Olsen with a “no vetoes were overridden day” recap. Kimberly Morin with a report on a protest outside  the NH Dem State Party Convention. The WTF, and…a lot more. Please follow us on YouTube, USTREAM, Facebook, and Twitter listen […]

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Tomorrow on GrokTALK! September 19th, 2015

by Steve MacDonald September 18, 2015
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Tomorrow on GrokTALK!  – September 19th, 2015, (9:00 am to 11 am EDT) Steve Lonegan Dir. of Monetary Policy for American Principles in Action Susan Olsen with a “no vetoes were overridden day” recap  A guest to be named later, Post Debate Round up, What the Blog!,The Week in WTF, +  News, Opinion, and weather…without the weather… (Maybe […]

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GrokTALK! – The Great Wall of Maggie

by Steve MacDonald September 9, 2015
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NH sits between ME and VT as the only state of the three without Constitutional Carry. Governor Hassan vetoed that very provision last session, but the bill is back next week for an override vote. Susan Olsen from the Women’s Defense league joins us from the Concord Gun show to talk about the Bill and […]

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Tomorrow on GrokTALK! September 5th, 2015

by Steve MacDonald September 4, 2015
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Tomorrow on GrokTALK!  – September 5th, 2015, (9:00 am to 11 am EDT) Susan Olsen live from the Concord Gun Show Economics and the Fed with Ralph Benko Campaign Mgr. for Trump 2016 Corey Lewandowski Max Ledoux on Maggie Hassan and Planned Parenthood With a side of Kimberly Morin and Rick Olson riding Shotgun. Please follow us on […]

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Goffstown GOP Picnic – Carly Fiorina Keynote

by Mike August 24, 2015

The annual Goffstown (NH) GOP picnic was held Sunday, August 23rd at Lemay & Sons Beef, who provided the space and catered the event – most excellent food 🙂 In spite of the occasional rain shower, the event was very well attended, and the marquee was packed. Your Grok was in attendance, and live-streamed the […]

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Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

by Steve MacDonald August 10, 2015
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This week we opened with a list of possible Whiskey Tango Foxtrot’s for the week including Palin Parts, Lois Lerner, Barack’s Diet, the EPA, Eric Holder’s “shooter,” and the rising bureaucratic tide in DC. And we introduce future recurring guest…Haggie Masson. Want the entire program? Get it here! Follow us on YouTube, USTREAM, Facebook, and Twitter […]

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GrokTALK! August 8th, 2015

by Steve MacDonald August 8, 2015
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This week we are joined by David Bozell from ForAmerica with post-debate analysis. Jane Cormier from NHRTL has an update on their court case. Susan Olsen guest hosts, and we do a 15 minute dual-broadcast on WCRN with Pete Ingemi. Follow us on YouTube, USTREAM, Facebook, and Twitter …and take us with you on iTunes, iHeart Radio, […]

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Tomorrow on GrokTALK! August 8th, 2015

by Steve MacDonald August 7, 2015
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This week on GrokTALK! August 8th, 2015, (9am to 11am EDT) David Bozell from ForAmerica is back with post Republican debate analysis. Jane Cormier has an update on NHRTL’s Supreme Court Case. And Guest Host Susan Olsen joins us Plus commentary on local news, politics, and culture you could only get from the bloggers at GraniteGrok.com – And maybe…a […]

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GrokTALK! – What’s Up With ‘Life’ In NH?

by Steve MacDonald April 16, 2015
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Susan Olsen takes a few minutes to finish up on SB 116 (Vermont Carry), with a hint that the next issue is who in state government is keeping lists of gun owners in violation of state law.  Then Jane Cormier steps over and in to give us a New Hampshire Right to Life Update. We […]

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The Discrimination Behind Carry Licenses

by Steve MacDonald April 13, 2015
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Susan Olsen updates us on the current “constitutional carry” bill in the legislature and on why firearms carry permits were first introduced in the early part of the 20th century. You can listen to the entire program here Follow us on YouTube, USTREAM, Facebook, and Twitter …and take us with you on iTunes, iHeart Radio, […]

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GrokTALK! April 11th, 2015

by Steve MacDonald April 11, 2015
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This week our guests are Susan Olsen (2A and Legislative update), Yvonne Dean-Bailey (Special election candidate for the NH House), Jody Underwood (On school choice, vouchers, and Education in Croydon, NH), and Jane Cormier drops in for an update from NH Right to Life.  We’ve also got Uber, Down-shifting, decentralization, forest management, local control, and […]

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GrokTALK! Live Stream for April 11th, 2015

by Steve MacDonald April 11, 2015
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Live stream for Saturday April 11th, 2015 from 9 am to 11 am EST . (Look for updates on Twitter @nhstevemacd or #GrokTALK ) Live broadcast by UstreamIf you don’t see it here, you can always watch it at USTREAM.tv here. Today on GrokTALK!; Susan Olsen with 2A and legislative updates Yvonne Dean Bailey  fresh […]

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Tomorrow on GrokTALK! April 11th, 2015

by Steve MacDonald April 10, 2015
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Our guests this week on GrokTALK! April 4th, 2015 9 – 11 am ESR Susan Olsen with 2A and legislative updates Yvonne Dean Bailey  fresh off her special election primary win Jody Underwood  on Croydon’s School Choice program Plus the WTF and the news and opinion of the week Tune in here at 9 am […]

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GrokTALK! at Liberty Forum with Emily Sandblade

by Steve MacDonald March 20, 2015
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Former House Rep Emily Sandblade joins us along with Susan Olsen to discuss everything from Hillary Clinton, to what you can learn at Liberty forum, to State Senators, default budgets, The Regular folk and politics, and how liberals are always one twig-snap away from resorting to violence. Follow us on YouTube, USTREAM, Facebook, and Twitter […]

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Tomorrow on GrokTALK! March 14th, 2015

by Steve MacDonald March 13, 2015
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Tomorrow on GrokTALK! March 14th, 2015 – Starting at 9 am EST our guests are… Senator Ted Cruz  for a Q and A Mark Meckler co-founder of Tea Party patriots and president of Citizens for Self-Government Dennis Michael Lynch entrepreneur, film maker, and potential presidential candidate Dr. Jeffrey Singer on how Electronic Health Records have […]

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Last call at the .223 Rally – 2015 Defending Your Rights: Skip Murphy and Susan Olsen

by Skip February 23, 2015

Last call, last post.  Last speaker – that would be me.  Do our Rights come from God, or as CNN commentator Chris Cuomo holds, from men in collective compromises?  Always remember: The Bigger The Government, the smaller the citizen And Susan Olsen, organizer of this .223 Rally – 2015 Defending Your Rights event, closed out […]

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.223 Rally – 2015 Defending Your Rights – Susan Olsen on the NH Dept of Safety

by Skip February 22, 2015

.223 Rally – 2015 Defending Your Rights – Susan Olsen on the NH Dept of Safety arguing against our RightsHow is it that our employees (for that is what Government workers are), paid with our tax dollars, can argue against our Constitutional Rights in front of our lawmakers?  Susan talks about the Letter that the […]

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.223 Rally – 2015 Defend Your Rights: Intro ceremonies

by Skip February 21, 2015

Once again, intrepid and persistent Susan Olsen (and Grokster!) keeps the tradition alive with this year’s rally.  Cold, grey, breezy – the number of folks that attended was lower than last year to be sure but they took the time to come up on a freezing day – the hardiest of the hardy (and appreciated!).  […]

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Senator Andrew ‘Half-Baked’ Hosmer

by Steve MacDonald February 17, 2015
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When a State Senator called a female activist’s statements about the right to self defense “half-baked” we took him to task in print at GraniteGrok.  When Saturday rolled around it was only natural that we would continue to have fun at his expense on the podcast.  Listen to the entire Podcast here Follow us on […]

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Senator Andrew ‘Half-Baked’ Hosmer Is Gonna’ Need Him Some of These

by Steve MacDonald February 10, 2015
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Senator Andrew ‘Half-Baked’ Hosmer responded to an email explaining how legislative support for a constitutional carry bill could (basically) be good for the safety of women in his state by expanding their right to self defense and the equalization of force that a firearm provides. He responded by claiming simply that the citizens positions were […]

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January 31st, 2015 Second Amendment Update

by Steve MacDonald February 3, 2015
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In an extended second amendment segment Susan Olsen updates us on a recent hearing to introduce constitutional carry in New Hampshire. We also talk about the opposition to the bill and private gun ownership in general, women’s “rights” and the importance of self-defense, and clear up some misunderstandings about laws relating to firearms.    Listen […]

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GrokTALK! January 31st, 2015

by Steve MacDonald January 31, 2015
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Gun rights and constitutional carry are what is on our minds today.  Scott Wilson from Connecticut Citizens Defense league updates us on the latest report from the Sandy Hook Commission.  Susan Olsen calls in to discuss a hearing on a constitutional carry bill in New Hampshire.  Jane Cormier joins us to talk about Democrat governor […]

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