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.

Fame does not equal intelligence

In these troubled times, it is useful to examine, once again, the nature of actors (male or otherwise) who undertake to comment and expound on government, politics, elected officials, and our civic life generally. Those actors who seem to get the most attention and platforms (soapboxes) from the media these days are usually those who …

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Who Wants A Tax Cap?

If we rely on our elected or appointed officials (aka, the “elites”) to restrain spending of tax dollars on their own volition, we are kidding ourselves.

America’s Own Bogeyman-in-Chief

Although a bogeyman is often thought of as a mythical creature used by adults to frighten children into good behavior, it is sometimes used as a non-specific personification for terror, and in some cases, the Devil. So, let’s look at the following information complied by Judicial Watch (, and largely confirmed by other outlets such …

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Elections Have Consequences

It seems like much of America may be having a very bad dream. The New York Post newspaper reported recently (January 29) that sleepy Joe Biden, the apparent front runner to be the next Democrat candidate to run against President Trump in November, indicated that he would like to have Michelle Obama as his running …

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Muslim Group Supports Sanders while Sanders Dissses US-Israel Relations

Democrat presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders has received the endorsement of a so-called “top” Muslim political group. Emgage PAC, which calls itself the biggest Muslim political action committee in the country, reportedly said it is backing Sanders because of his “inclusive” presidential campaign, and it hopes that its endorsement spurs Muslims to the polls. “More …

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Denise Gonyer

Denise Gonyer is by the far the better candidate for Gilford selectman

On Tuesday, March 10, Gilford voters will choose a new member of the Board of Selectmen to replace retiring Selectman Rags Grenier, who has served with distinction. I will be voting for Denise Gonyer and I urge my fellow voters in Gilford to vote for her as well. Many people know that Denise served as …

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Confusion To The Enemy!

Tuesday’s Iowa Democrat Party’s so-called “caucus” fiasco brought to mind a famous legend from the state in which I formerly lived, Florida. The legend arose from a truly legendary figure, the late Edward Ball. Ed Ball, who died in 1981, was a Virginia-born, notoriously irascible Jacksonville businessman and power broker, who became a brother-in-law to …

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