Tag Archives: Skip Murphy

New Hampshire’s New Minister of Happy Meals

Skip Murphy joins me to discuss HB 1668, the soda ban bill that empowers the nanny state to micro-manage yet another aspect our existence. What beverage restaurants can allow parents to order with kids meals? | More at GraniteGrok.com

Posted in GraniteGrok, Legislation, Progressives | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Fear-mongering by the Portsmouth City Planning Staff???

It wouldn’t be the first time that someone is crying “Wolf” over…..wait for it…..CLIMATE CHANGE!  Now, I have NO problem in city officials in trying to head off problems – it’s what humans do as being the almost the most … Continue reading

Posted in Environment, Local NH Politics, Progressives | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Democrat Dick Devens shows his ignorance on the Electoral College

So, because Dick Devens hasn’t understood, can’t understand, and seemingly never will, he wants to change a vital part of our Representative Republic to take away yet another Check and Balance that was DESIGNED to have checks and balances. |More … Continue reading

Posted in Democrats, GraniteGrok | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Tales from the BudComm – Fred, please remember you were part of the problem you are bellyaching about

OK, Fred Butler has another LtE in the local paper and, of course, he is off-point.  Not only off-point in the way that our own inimitable commenter Timothy (factual but of no real relevance in his own special Progressive way) … Continue reading

Posted in Budgets, Debt/Spending, GraniteGrok, Local NH Politics | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Socialism has always tried to hide itself from American Principles…

I have held onto this copy of National Review for nine years with its cover turned back to keep this article topmost.  In doing so, I always told myself “I need to post this up as it shows that socialists couldn’t be … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, GraniteGrok, National News, National Politics & Policy | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Tales from the BudComm – that single word is exploitable.

There are a number of issues with this word, contract, and how it plays into not only the Default Budget (which, in SB2 governed towns, it is the budget that gets put into place if the PROPOSED budget is shot … Continue reading

Posted in Budgets, Debt/Spending, GraniteGrok | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Tales from the BudComm – differing standards

Well, the last night of the (Gilford) Budget Season was last Thursday nite. A long nite – from 6:30pm and I didn’t get home until after midnight.  Did we get all of the surface analysis done and talked to all … Continue reading

Posted in Budgets, Debt/Spending, GraniteGrok, Local NH Politics | Tagged , , | Leave a comment