Steve MacDonald

Steve is a New Hampshire resident, blogger, and activist. A member of the 603 Alliance, NHCMP, NHRVC, LFGC, and the host of GrokTALK! Please Note: My opinions are my own and not those of my Family, employers, politicians, campaigns, or other contributors or commenters at GraniteGrok

What Cost For Free Speech

Dear Leader has been at odds with the Supreme Court over campaign finance rules.  His reasoning is simple.  The old rules work to the advantage of incumbents, and entrenched bureaucrats.  The new rules make it easier for anyone to compete.  They actually level the field a bit.  But being ‘in power’ and being as corrupt …

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Good Kool Aid Or What?

  You have to wonder what the House democrats in Washington are drinking?  They actually believe that passing the Senate bill without actually voting on it is less of a risk to their political futures. And then there’s Obama.  He thinks that his signing the Senate bill without it having had an up or down …

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J.U. Hey!

The JUA money grab is back in the news.  A group is blasting Kelly Ayotte and John Lynch for trying to balance the budget with 110 million from a fund created by the state but filled with money from the pockets of doctors who were forced by law to contribute to it.  The thinking goes …

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Creative Destruction

What was once a mainstay of the home entertainment zeitgeist is about to be altered, perhaps forever.  Blockbuster has announced that it may have to file for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.  Apparently the once mighty rental giant does not fall into the too big to fail category nor does it qualify for some kind of …

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Ambassadors To The Deficit

The Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform (CFRR?) has been appointed by President Obama to deal with the deficit.  And in keeping with his commitment to partisanship it’s members are all pro-stimulus, big spending supporters of Dear Leader.  First up is SEIU President Andy Stern.  I think we all kow Mr. Stern. Next, we have …

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Doing The Right Thing?

  Majorie Smith cutting the budget reads like a prisoner forced to read a prepared statement just prior to their execution, that impugns their home country of ills for which they are about to be executed. Then there is this. "There are a lot of people who would not have believed the people in this room …

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Revolving Door

The Revolving door is the millwork of connected Political insiders in Washington.  These are the people that keep tax dollars flowing into the metastasizing tumor of big government, and through the veins of the groups that use the revolving door to feed their own wealth and influence.    It is a fiscally incestuous relationship between power …

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Strong Arm?

Rumor Has it that any democrat who wants Obama to campaign for them come November had best vote for health care.  Joe Biden too. How arrogant can you get?  Does he actually think that’s going to work?  Obama has been the kiss of death to any democrat who runs for office.  And Biden.  You might as …

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