Christopher Maidment, Author at Granite Grok

Christopher Maidment

Conservatarian political activist, board member Hillsborough County Republicans and Get Involved PAC. Amateur Chicken Rancher. Not a free stater, but wish I was (if only I knew about it sooner!)

Constitutional convention: yea or nay?

Constitutional Convention: Yea or Nay?

In 2012 New Hampshire’s legislature passed a Concurrent Resolution requesting an Article V Constitutional Convention of States, one of the two ways to amend the Constitution. ‘We’ did this, requesting a Balanced Budget Amendment to the US Constitution, in 1979 also, and a handful of times before that for other various reasons. On Wednesday, the …

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elliot axelman

Axelman for State Rep, Hooksett

Elliot Axelman is a Republican primary candidate for the open Hooksett State Representative Seat. Hello, Hooksett! My name is Elliot Axelman, and I am running for State Representative in the Republican primary in the Hooksett Special Election. I am a paramedic by profession, and I enjoy many hobbies, including personal fitness and music. I currently …

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Chains, children, shackle, slave

Learn Everywhere? No – you MUST learn HERE!

The Learn Everywhere program was an innovative program passed into law that allowed the Commissioner and Board of Education to create rules that allowed curriculum performed outside of the classroom to count for High School credit. Each School District, if the rules were adopted, would be ‘forced’ to accept said credits, even if performed by …

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10 Political Ads this Decade – Which is the Best/Worst?

Yep, end of the decade coming up – so I’ll post a few “best of” posts over the next couple days. Let’s start with Political Ads. 2010: Dale Peterson, Alabama Ag Commissioner 2011: Have you slept with Rick Perry? Apparently someone wants to know. 2012: Paul Ryan kills Grandma 2013: Minneapolis Mayor “Wake the F— …

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DC DELENDA EST

DC Delenda Est

Cato famously said in the Roman Senate “Ceterum censeo Carthaginem esse delendam.” It’s been shortened to Carthago delenda est. I say, DC Delenda Est. In English it translates plainly to “DC must be defeated.” Today, the US House is voting to impeach the third president in the history of our country. This will be the …

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Comrade Volinsky Shoots at Edelblut

Comrade Volinsky Shoots at Edelblut to One-Up Feltes

Children be damned, Volinsky wants Edelblut’s scalp. Why? Because he did his job. Also, because Feltes got the first shot in by making the motion to reject the $46 million education grant. So, now Comrade Volinsky shoots at Edelblut to one-up Feltes. Related: Why NH Democrats Didn’t Jump at 46 Million in Federal Grant Money …

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