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Team Trump’s Pappas Protest & ‘Fake News’

On Friday night, outside a fundraiser at the Puritan Backroom for Congressman Chris Pappas, dozens of Trump supporters lined up to protest. Yes, dozens, plural. Josie Albertson-Grove, reporting for the Union Leader, described the group as “about a dozen.” “We had between 40 and 50 people depending on the time,” said Lou Gargiulo, Co-Chair Trump …

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GraniteGrok Endorsement: Rick Parent for US Congress

We had endorsed Ovide Lamontagne in the Republican Primary for NH Governor early in this election cycle; it is now time to roll out additional endorsements. We reviewed a number of races, talked with a number of candidates, reviewed objective ratings done by groups that mirror the ‘Grok philosophically (e.g., Republican Liberty Caucus of New …

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GrokTV Special Interview – Rick Parent (Candidate, Congress (NHCD-1) – Question 9 – too big, too small, or just right?

The last question for Rick Parent is the same as a lot of folks get from the ‘Grok – a simple question which immediately give us a clue as to how they view the relationship of Government and sovereign citizens – The Bigger the Government, the smaller the citizen.  A bigger Government is a more …

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GrokTV Special Interview – Rick Parent (Candidate, Congress (NHCD-1) – Question 8 – How fix Social Security / Medicare entitlements due to demographics?

The biggest expenses in the Federal budget that are driving the national debt (and will continue as the “rabbit in the snake” of Baby Boomers retire) are Social Security and Medicare.  With crashing demographics and the money “alternatively used” by Federal Agencies, how would you fix this problem that could bankrupt the nation?  Question 8: …

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GrokTV Special Interview-Rick Parent (Cand, Congress NH-CD1)-Question 7: Budget is $1T out of balance; What gets cut?

It is clear that a major part of Rick Parent‘s concern is that of the gobsmacking debt that our “leaders” (both Democrat and Republican) have run up in our names (and wallets) – $16 Trillion and now over 100% of our GDP (a “red zone” on a gauge of OK, caution, and “Danger, Will Robinson!”).  …

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GrokTV Special Interview – Rick Parent, candidate for US Congress in NH CD-1 – Question 6 – On a political line, where would you see yourself (Nancy Pelosi to Jim Demint)?

A question that I have not asked for a while can go along ways to help voters on the Right decide where someone stands on the issues and that is to figure out if there is a “known entity” out there that is well known with a track record that is established.  And is the …

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GrokTV Special Interview – Rick Parent, candidate for US Congress in NH CD-1 – Question 5 – submit bills or defund?

The obvious follow on to Question 4’s answers from Rick Parent was to ask “OK, what are you planning on doing about it?”  It is never enough, never sufficient to point out problems or areas of concern, so we wanted to know what his remedy / remedies would be: Question 5: Does Congressman Rick Parent …

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GrokTV Special Interview – Rick Parent (candidate, Congress NHCD1) – Question 4: Vote yes on bills that would raise the national debt?

The fiscal maw of the US Federal debt crisis is staring us in the face – $16 Trillion dollars and not one peep of a credible plan to pay it back;  All we get is platitudes about winding down the annual deficit of $1 trillion-plus that is plaguing our nation’s future year after year with …

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GrokTV Special Interview – Rick Parent (candidate, Congress NHCD1) – Question 3: What are your top three things?

Everybody who is running “to accomplish something” (vs running to “be a Someone”) has a list of items of high priority.  So, we wanted to know what is the bee in the bonnet for Rick Parent, running for US Congress in New Hampshire’s first Congressional District! Question 3: What are your top three things? What …

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GrokTV Special Interview – Rick Parent (candidate, Congress NHCD1) – Question 2: Why are you running for Congress in NH-CD1?

It just seems that more and more people have reached out to the ‘Grok to ask to be interviewed and we are happy to do so if they mesh with our political philosophies overall – and Rick was one of the first when he got home from his latest cruise as the Chief Engineer on …

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