Christopher Maidment, Author at Granite Grok

Christopher Maidment

Grassroots Engagement Director, Americans for Prosperity New Hampshire cmaidment@afphq.org

AFP-NH Hosts “Save the Filibuster, Save America” with AFP President Tim Phillips

RSVP HERE Join AFP-NH Thursday, May 13 in Salem for a discussion on the filibuster in the United States Senate & the efforts underway to eliminate it. Americans for Prosperity President Tim Phillips comes to New Hampshire to discuss the long term consequences of eliminating the filibuster, followed by a panel discussion including former Senate …

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Destruction and removal of political signs

Admitted Sign Thief is Democratic State Rep Candidate

Destruction and removal of political signs is nothing new in the political sphere, especially during the height of a Presidential election. It is, however, against the law in New Hampshire and violators are guilty of a misdemeanor which can subject them to fines up to $1,000 if proven guilty.

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New Hampshire’s Ilhan Omar – State Rep. Ryan Buchanan?

Who is Ryan Buchanan, really, and is he New Hampshire’s Ilhan Omar? I ask, of course, because Ilhan Omar said “some people did something,” in regards to 9/11. The largest domestic terror attack in our history, killing 2,977 Americans in a few short hours, and minimized it to “some people did something.” This isn’t a …

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“That’s Big Government For You:” Racetrack Won’t Open After AG Threats

Under threat of the state’s attorney general, the Riverside Speedway in Northumberland will not open to the public this weekend, after having opened for business over Memorial Day. “[U]nfortunately, big government is going to win again,” Riverside Speedway said in a Facebook post. “[A]s a family, we have decided to sit this weekend, May 30, …

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Nashua Mask Mandate Passes with Fines up to $1,000

Mask-less shoppers in Nashua could face fines up to $1,000 for violating the city’s new mask mandate. The Board of Alderman voted to implement a new emergency ordinance on Thursday evening requiring all persons to wear a cloth face covering to enter any business, multi-unit residential complex or commercial building. Alderman Jan Schmidt, speaking with …

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As Lockdown Lingers, Legislators’ Frustrations Begin to Mount – via NHJournal

Via NHJournal – by Christopher Maidment As Gov. Chris Sununu’s business lockdown approaches Day 50, the state legislature also remains closed for business. While Republican Gov. Sununu has been receiving high marks in polls for his handling of the crisis, Republican legislators are frustrated they’re being left out of the process. Unlike the business sector, …

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Commissioner Frank Edelblut

VIDEO: Remote Learning Conversation with Commissioner Edelblut

Last night Americans for Prosperity New Hampshire hosted a discussion with Department of Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut and SBOE Chair Drew Cline. The conversation focused on Remote Learning in New Hampshire because of COVID, state policy changes that needed to be made to make it possible, why NH was able to leap into Remote Learning …

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Live Free and Rant

Live Free and Rant 4: Every Business is Essential

Another lovely day in the apocalypse, and the US government has still shut down giant chunks of the economy. We go over our brave representative Thomas Massie (R-KY) and his unpopular stand against due process and pork barrel spending in the latest stimulus bill. We also cover the designation of some businesses as “non-essential” in …

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