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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

Shea-Porter’s Money “Don’t know were it came from.”

“The money don’t know” meme is the standard dodge reperted ad nuaseum on television and in movies whenever one of our imperfect heroes discovers some stash of drug cash. It’s tainted money, accumulated by thugs and murderers on the lives, weakness, and addictions of others, (just like congress) but as the story goes…it’s ok to take it becasue the money don’t know where it came from. The heroes resist temptation. Shea Porter is no such hero.

Speaking of Trends

Gitmo will be closed in 12 months. Eighteen months later Gitmo’s not closed nor ever likley to be closed. "We will not rest" until (insert name of thing here). I’m not sure I need to say more. No one rests as much as Obama.  In face he rests for a week before he actaully say’s …

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Carol on…Financial Reform

Carol thinks she’s done you a great service by supporting the Wall street Reform legislation.  She’s clearly not read it.  Here’s what she want’s you to think. • Create a new Consumer Financial Protection Agency that will ensure that bank loans, mortgages, and credit cards are fair, affordable, understandable, and transparent;   • End abusive …

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  Independent voices might have some expectation of doing independent things.  Things like reading legislation or accessing resources outside the ones the people desperately selling a bill want you to stick to.  That kind of open mindedness would go a long way to demonstrating integrity and responsibility.  Or you could be Carol Shea Porter.  Carol …

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Two Of A Kind

John Lynch has a lot in common with governor Chet Culver of Ohio.  Chet said he would protect marriage as between a man and a woman and then Chet got all squishy.  Then he stood by and let the courts define marriage for him. Want to know some other interesting coincidences?  Chet was receiving money from …

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Pests A Side

Suzanne Smith, (D-Hebron) wants the state government to regulate the use of weed and insect control products to limit what she calls cosmetic use. That’s the regular everyday kind, used in ordinary everyday ways. She claims that her focus is on places where children congregate like schools, playgrounds, day care centers, and that spraying for …

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CSP Rewind – Foreign Trade

Carol Shea Porter (CSP) continues to demonstrate her inability to grasp even the most basic concepts of governance.  Back in May of 2009 she issued a press release promoting her signing on to a letter suggesting that the Panama Trade Promotion Agreement, (TPA) also called the Panama Free trade agreement (FTA), would in essence cost …

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