Norm Silber, Author at Granite Grok

Norm Silber

Norm Silber is a New Hampshire & Florida lawyer & political activist living in Gilford.  He served as a NH State Representative during 2017-18 and is an active member of numerous politically-oriented advocacy organizations, including The Federalist Society, the Republican National Lawyers Association, the New Hampshire Liberty Alliance, the New Hampshire Firearms Coalition, and Gun Owners of America.

Lakes Region Sign Thief Makes It Nationally!

As many people know, the National Review, founded by the author William F. Buckley Jr. in 1955, known as the bible of American conservatism, is a conservative editorial magazine focusing on news and commentary pieces on political, social, and cultural affairs. Since its founding, the magazine has played a significant role in the development of …

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Why I Vote The Way I Do

As a past member of the New Hampshire House of Representative now seeking election once again, and as a past Chair of the Town of Gilford Budget Committee, I am sometimes asked for justification or criticized for my positions and votes on various issues before the NH House, the Belknap County Delegation, and the Gilford …

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An electoral strategy for the appointment of the Supreme Court Justice

Speculation abounds about the upcoming nomination of an individual to take the place of the late Justice Ginsburg on the Supreme Court of the United States. Although the President has said that he will announce his nomination this coming Saturday at 5 PM, that he will appoint a woman to the position, and that the …

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Biden/Harris administration announces Supreme Court short list

With the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Biden/Harris administration has announced its list of prospective nominees to fill the now open seat on the country’s highest court. In keeping with their earlier announced intent to nominate a woman of color, the list is topped by Loretta Lynch and Susan Rice. And keeping in …

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Secretary of State’s office impedes candidate contact with absentee ballot voters.

Most candidates for public office in New Hampshire know that for a small fee they can obtain a complete list of all registered voters in their town providing names and addresses and party registrations. These are usually provided in electronic format such as Excel so that contacts by mail can be processed efficiently and inexpensively. …

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A Small Victory for Liberty

In an opinion released this morning, the NH Supreme Court reversed an order of the Superior Court that had dismissed a suit brought against the Speaker of the NH House challenging the adoption of a rule that prohibited members of the House from carrying or possessing weapons anywhere in the Statehouse. The putative basis for …

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Taking Back the GOP

This writer has for many years decried the “tolerance” and inclusiveness of RINOs in the Republican Party, not only in our own state but in other states and nationally. Their presence in the party dilutes the GOP brand, makes it much less meaningful and is damaging to other true Republican candidates.