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Steve MacDonald

Steve is a long-time New Hampshire resident, blogger, taxpayer advocate, and a member of the Board of directors of The 603 Alliance. He is the Editor at Large and a co-owner of; a former board member of the Republican Liberty Caucus of New Hampshire; and a past contributor to the Franklin Center for Public Policy.

Brunelle Is A Distraction

My previous post on the pending investigation of Mike Brunelle was to poke fun at the lefts hypocrisy on the influence of money, anticipate the caterwauling, and suggest a course for clarifying the meaning of the text. In the intervening days, it seems obvious that I left some points out, some made by democrats.

Picture Of The Day 1-9-2011

Some pictures come with stories. Today’s picture of the day has a story. But as with all stories it appears to have been embellished. So I have edited out the parts that may not be accurate. I edited them out because the picture is compelling without them, and they would only serve as a distraction.

Grant Bosse Drops Out…

I have been told by reliable sources that Grant Bosse is no longer seeking the position of RNC Committeeman. Whether true or not, and while Granite Grok has not yet formally endorsed a choice, I have already made an endorsement as co-director of the NHRVC, and I will do so now here for myself. Jordan …

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Kos And Effect

The Boo Hoo Hamster crowd, often cross-posting to or from Daily Kos, might want to ask themselves as they poo poo about this or that, which party was more invested in the demise of Gabrielle Gifford, a Blue Dog Democrat who was apparently hated by the hard left.

Lube Job Redux

It’s been fun to watch the Soap Opera unfold after AIDS Services got caught up in a kerfuffle over ‘sex kits’ distributed at Monadnock High School. Everyone went into CYA mode as what seemed like a perfectly normal activity for progreeive thinkers, hiding behind the AIDS quilt to advocate irresponsible underage sex, met the reality of public outrage.

Why Not Cut The Gas Tax?

I’ve been suggesting for years now that cutting the cigarette tax would raise more revenue.  That is the point of a tax after all.  And with neighboring states that are stuck on stupid when it comes to the rules and affects of taxation any reduction will increase other commerce as people come over the border …

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