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An open letter to NH Republicans

To: NH Republicans From: Skip  Subject: Gas tax proposed by a Republican Yes, I know that Doug has already blogged about the DOT here and here, taking Governor Lynch to task for the problem. I had a long email string with a member of the GOP leadership team last week about empowering the local Chairs …

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I have a question for the Left: how do these increase Freedom?

During the brouhaha over the "domestic wiretaps" and "secret spying", I often heard: Those who would give up Essential Liberty to purchase a little Temporary Safety,deserve neither Liberty nor Safety".   -Benjamin Franklin  Those on the Left wailed that the Bush Administration was the harbinger of fascism, that the Constitution was being rent asunder by an …

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Kyoto results – just hot air?

The Kyoto Protocol (brought up by Clinton, signed by Gore, and voted down by the Senate by a 95-0  vote) was supposed to be a first step in reducing greenhouse gases.  Have those countries that signed Kyoto actually  lived up to their  obligations?  NRO has a story on this topic. Promise:     5% below 1990 …

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American Cancer Society now in the tank for the Democrats

Sign ’em up – another advocacy group for the Democratic Presidential Candidates supporting socialized medicine.  From the ‘Grok’s friend John over at RightWingNews: What’s More Important To The American Cancer Society: Fighting CancerOrPushing The Democratic Party’s Agenda? It’s really disgusting to see a once great charity perverted and used to further liberal ideological goals, even …

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How do we compete with this?

This video, shot in a factory somewhere in China, shows a multiple- ton press making what appears to be metal pan-inserts one might find in a buffet-chafing dish. What you are watching is workers sitting in the press itself, in between the form punches & dies, moving the parts by hand in progression from start …

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Liveblogging from the Palace Theater in Manchester: “Keep it Made in America” Town Hall Meeting.

….…. . The GraniteGrok crew is here at the Palace Theater in Manchester, New Hampshire tonight where television and film star John Ratzenberger and the Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM) are hosting the ‘Keep it Made in America’ Town Hall Meeting.  This is the first in a series of events, which will travel to seven cities …

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PART I ** NHDOT –“Cut one in four jobs starting in 2009” Could that be the answer?

One in four?   (9/21/07) . [NOTE: This is a repost of a piece, originally up Friday, titled, Change is good… Especially if there’s any left in our pockets after NH’s "leaders" are done with us. That way, we can pay the tolls! This story is one we believe everybody MUST know about. See PART II …

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PART II** NHDOT –“Cut one in four jobs starting in 2009” Could that be the answer?

.. . Following on the theme reported in my prior post, Tom Fahey, writing in yesterday’s New Hampshire Sunday News’  State House Dome column reports Asked about a gas tax hike to help repair the rest of the highway system, [Transportation Commissioner] O’Leary whose term ends Nov. 30 said any increase would have to come from the …

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