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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

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"Patriotism means to stand by the country. It does not mean to stand by the President or any other public official save exactly to the degree in which he himself stands by the country. It is patriotic to support him insofar as he efficiently serves the country. It is unpatriotic not to oppose him to …

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Chandley/Dokmo Take Over The Amherst Citizen

If you read the Amherst citizens October 26th edition you won’t be wondering how people feel about Cynthia Dokmo’s Write-In campaign or whether Shannon Chandley is a good candidate.  Of the twenty-seven (27) letters to the editor in this week’s edition, seventeen (17) mention either Dokmo or Chandley favorably, with at least one mentioning both.  …

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In keeping with White House policy regarding unflattering news, (the economy could be worse), the Obama administration will announce that the number of casualties in Afghanistan–which have in 20 months under Obama exceeded the total from the previous eight years combined…could be worse. Things could be worse, after all, and that’s the only metric we …

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Is Carol Shea-Porter anti-millitary?

Carol Seiu-Porter’s energy policy agenda actually costs the US military billions of dollars more per year in increased fuel and energy costs. Stephen Hayward at the Weekly Standard estimated that every $10/barrel added to the price of oil costs the defense department (and you) one billion dollars more per year.

Separation Of State…from Church.

Yesterday I came across a series of poorly worded essay questions—my second sons homework–the worst of which was this; What part of Article VI of the US constitution supports the idea of separation of church and state? Explain. (Go ahead and roll your eyes or make a grunting noise, or whatever it is you do when confronted with such nonsense.)