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Steve MacDonald

Steve is a New Hampshire resident, blogger, and activist; A member of the board 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

National Education Standards

Guest Post: Ann Marie Banfield   Dear Editor: At the last Bedford School Board Meeting, the Board was presented information on the adoption of National Standards.   The New Hampshire Department of Education recently voted to approve the adoption of Common Core Standards in Math and English.  During the testimony before the NH DOE, several people testified that the …

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Number Poems

I neglected to share this, but on the first day of school this year my 5th grader’s first homework assignment in math was a math poem. Using numbers in a poem. That was the Math homework that day. Use numbers….to make a poem.

White Walshing Lynch

I guess the Lynch campaign is busting a kidney over the pressure being put upon them by the National Organization for Marriage (NOM).  It looks like NOM bought up $425,000.00 worth of air time with which to expose our little governor to that which he has long become unaccustomed–he will have to stand on something …

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The Reverend speaks the truth. Too bad the liberal hypocrites won’t admit to any of it. H/T Big Journalism

Another New Hampshire Myth Busted!

Thirty nine democrats voted with republicans to hold off the adjournment, but the vote fell short, leaving the tax hikes on the books as the House leaves to defend two years of excessive spending, massive debt, the democrats unpopular health care plan, the failure to utilize Pay-Go as promised, the inability to even try and form a budget, repeated ethical lapses by liberal law makers, and a host of other ills that have driven their approval rating to historical lows.

John ‘Job Destroyer’ Lynch ….Bad for New Hampshire

So John Lynch didn’t create a better job situation, he simply scared off enough people to make the absence of almost 11,000 jobs look like an improvement. 5.8% is better than 6.6% right? Tell that to the 11,000 people who lost their jobs or the thousands more who gave up on John Lynch’s New Hampshire.

Public School Propoganda So Obvious It’s Absurd.

Have you heard of Upfront Magazine?  It’s a product of the New York Times, delivered through Scholastic, to public schools and then public school students, and it is not much different from the actual New York Times.  For example, the September 6th 2010 issue has articles that promote workers rights in China (promoting Unions), seek …

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Article IV, Section 4

The United States Shall Guarantee to every state in the union a republican form of government and shall protect each of them against invasion; and on Application for the Legislature, or the Executive (when the Legislature cannot be convened) against domestic Violence.