Christopher Maidment, Author at Granite Grok - Page 14 of 17

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!)

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Trump Fires Bolton Via Twitter

Ah, fired by Twitter, the classic move of the Trump Administration. The latest board room casualty? John Bolton, the war-mongering National Security Advisor. This move is being broadly condemned by neocons, but many others (including some democrats) are praising the move. Rand Paul, the junior Senator from Kentucky, tweeted “I commend @realDonaldTrump for this necessary …

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Scathing Letter from AG to Conlon

The Attorney General, as mentioned here, has assumed the “Control, Direction, and Supervision of Criminal Law Enforcement Functions in Hillsborough County.”  The letter from AG MacDonald to Michael Conlon highlights exactly how much of a failure Michael Conlon has been as the County Attorney. For clarity, Michael Conlon is and still will be the County Attorney, …

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AG ‘Ousts’ Conlon – Appoints David Mara

Clarification: The Attorney General has taken control of the Hillsborough County Attorney’s office — Michael Conlon has not yet resigned, and can not be ‘ousted’ from his office as an elected official.  David Mara is in charge of the Hillsborough County Attorney’s office on the Attorney General’s orders. Not even 24 hours ago I wrote …

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Hillsborough County Attorney A Complete Failure

Having been on the job less than a year, Hillsborough County Attorney Michael Conlon (D) has already proven he is a complete and utter failure.  So much so that AG MacDonald will now take steps against him. The latest scandal aired yesterday, with the headline “Manchester police officials say they have no confidence in county …

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NHGOP Launches Feltes2020.com

Yesterday, NH Senate Majority Leader Dan Feltes launched his gubernatorial bid, to the surprise of no one.  We’ve known for months that Dan was going to run, he finally just made it official. The NHGOP, not wasting any time, launched Feltes2020.com today.  And, it’s quite well done. The page is complete with the digital ads …

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Peterborough NH

Peterborough Sues Two Residents Over Zoning Amendment

Back in May, voters in Peterborough headed to the polls for ballot session of Town Meeting, and faced a multitude of questions.  The hot item on the agenda was zoning amendment 15, a petition article submitted by local residents to repeal two Traditional Neighborhood Overlay Zones.  If this sounds complicated already, its because it is.  …

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Minimum Wage Would Hurt the Very People It Was Intended to Benefit

As a small business owner, I am frequently surprised to hear the commentary of many politicians who talk about policy issues, when many of them seem to have little or no experience on how these policies will actually impact real people in their communities and instead speak in talking points and high level political jargon. …

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