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GrokTV: Conservative Republican Candidate Home Event – Jerry Thibodeau

Continuing on with Conservative Candidates in Belknap County (NH) that were asked to speak at Barbara Aichinger’s home on Lake Winnipesaukee was Jerry Thibodeau.  He is running to oust that ossified dinosaur Ray Burton (an elected Republican official who has no problem in endorsing a Democrat where other Republicans were running).  Here, he addresses those …

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GrokTV Special Interview: Bob Burns (Candidate for NH Exec. Council Dist. 4) – Question 8: Coming up to a primary – why “me” versus those I am running against?

And this is the final question we had for Bob Burns – the final pitch to those that could vote for him for NH Executive Council in District 4. Question 8: Coming up to a primary – why “me” versus those I am running against? Previous: Question 1: Why are you running? Question 2: You …

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GrokTV Special Interview: Bob Burns (Candidate for NH Exec. Council Dist. 4) – Question 7 – What else does the Council do?

Contracts.  Judges.  Appointments.  The NH Executive Council does that – but we asked Bob Burns what else the Exec. Council does that he thinks needs to be changed? Question 7: You’ve mentioned contracts, you’ve mentioned judges / dept. heads; what else does the Council do that has a specific interest in your heart that you …

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GrokTV Special Interview: Bob Burns (Candidate for NH Exec. Council Dist. 4) – Dogs or friends?

In question 5, Bob mentioned that he did not get into politics to make friends.  So, the obvious question was from that snarky but truthful quote from Harry Truman (hey, sometimes you gotta have a wee bit of fun doing these interviews)… Question 6: A comment from Question 5: If you want a friend in …

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GrokTV Special Interview: Bob Burns (candidate for NH Executive Council District 4) – Q5: “Hacks” versus “Public Servants”?

Leadership counts and one of the primary jobs of the NH Executive Council is to confirm those that have been brought up for appointment for leadership positions like Commissioners of departments and such, and judges.  The person doing the nominating certainly has a philosophy as to why a given candidate should be confirmed, so we …

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GrokTV Special Interview: Bob Burns (candidate for NH Executive Council District 4) – Q3: How would the Executive Council advance your vision of Government?

Obligatory question for almost everyone I interview – and now adding in “and what would you do about that?”  In this case, Bob Burns was asked the same question  to find out what he thinks how the Executive Council could “progress forward” (heh!  take THAT Libs!) to his vision of a smaller government?  Given what …

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GrokTV Special Interview: Bob Burns (candidate for NH Executive Council District 4) – Q4: Can you change the contracts?

Even for us at the ‘Grok, it’s not always clear what the NH Executive Council can do and can’t do.  Given what  Bob Burns said in Question Three, we were curious to see if his philosophy could be carried forward as they carried out one of their duties – to review, discussion, and approve of …

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GrokTV Special Interview: Bob Burns (candidate for NH Executive Council District 4)-Q2-To Do or Not Do?

Well, we are following a number of folks around, asking pesky questions (at times!) and Bob Burns, who is running for the NH Executive Council for District 4, was nice enough to answer a bunch of questions from us with good humor.  Pretty much an “NH thing”, this largely unknown and unobtrusive branch of the …

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GrokTV Special Interview: Bob Burns, candidate for NH Executive Council District 4

Another sponsor of the Smart Girl Politics / NH Armed and Fabulous event was Bob Burns who is running for the NH Executive Council for District 4.  A long time member of the NRA, we took advantage of the opportunity to ask Bob – WHY? are you running? A number of folks may wish to comment …

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GrokTV Special Interviews – CNHT in review – The “Micros” edition!

Man, am I stacked up on video – apologies for not getting this up earlier from the CNHT Annual Picnic.  While Grokster Steve manned our setup and watched over the live stream and the recording cameras, I snuck out a few times to get a few “micro-interviews”.  So, here they are:    Kevin Smith (Candidate, …

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