Category Archives: GraniteGrok

Treehugger writer believes things should cost more: Part 2

OK, Part 1 was done in April – too many Shiny Objects to contemplate so  back to playing catch up. The premise was that we should pay more for what we buy because CONSUMERISM and ENVIRONMENTALISM!  We all should be forced to … Continue reading

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NH LSRs rated by sponsor ratings – Part 5

OK, time got away from me – time to put up some more LSRs (which by this time, I’m betting some have been turned into bills).  This time, those who the prime sponsor had a rating of 36% – 50%.  … Continue reading

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Tales from the BudComm: we don’t need no stinkin’ private sector

Cemeteries.  Usually a very small part of any town or city’s budget but it is there.  It seems that every town has at least one within its boundaries; mine, due to historical reasons, has a bunch of them.  Many of … Continue reading

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Tales from the BudComm – “raised by taxes”

Now those of you that have been reading the ‘Grok for a while know that one of my big bugaboos is the combination of TANSTAAFL and “free money” – the former being “There Ain’t No Such Thing As A Free … Continue reading

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NH LSRs rated by sponsor ratings – Part 4

Boy, they just keep coming as if Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 weren’t enough!  It does bring up a couple important questions: Do they ever wonder when enough is enough? Do they really think that we in Civil … Continue reading

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NH LSRs rated by sponsor ratings – Part 3

Batter up!  More LSRs / House Bills.  As before, I’m bolding the ones that I’ll be looking at.  As before, if you, dear readers and commenters, have a bit of time and interest, pick one or two (or more, there’s … Continue reading

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NH LSRs rated by sponsor ratings – Part 2

Continuing on from Part 1, here is the next tranche of LSRs/House bills submitted to the House of Representatives: Reminder: this list is for purposes of triage – quickly guesstimating which bills are bad or good based on whether their … Continue reading

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