Skip, Author at Granite Grok

Skip

Co-founder of GraniteGrok, my concern is around Individual Liberty and Freedom (and how Government is taking that away from us). My fight, from a Conservative (with small "L" libertarian leanings) and evangelical Christian perspective, is with the Progressives that are forcing a collectivized and secular humanistic future upon us. As TEA Party activist, citizen journalist (and pundit!), my goal is to use the New Media to advance the radical notions of America's Founders back into our culture again.

Union Leader is breathless in announcing it is no longer a conservative paper

Norm just took the Union Leader to task: But more importantly, the Union Leader is dying, or some would say it is already dead, based on how they actually fill their news “hole,” that is the portion of the paper supposedly devoted to real news and not ads. The Union Leader was once thought of as …

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Economy

Data Point: Job data soars – last quarter revised upward as well.

It is going to be really hard for the Democrats to run against the Trump campaign if they are limited to actual data: U.S. Jobs Report Breaks Expectations, Unemployment at 50-Year Low The U.S. Labor Department’s jobs report released on Friday showed accelerated hiring and unemployment at a 50-year low. Employers added 266,000 jobs for …

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DISQUS Doodlings: nothing says “Eco-Socialist” like taking away Property that isn’t yours

Yep, it’s TreeHugger time again – the place where environmentalism meets socialism. The thing there is that while they approach most everything from an enviro standpoint, the socialism part isn’t even scab deep – there’s hardly anything to yank to prove that these folks are Watermelons (a layer of green on the outside but LOTS …

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Steve, Steve! I know who Jennifer Horn should “fix” next: Joe Walsh!

I immediately thought of whom when I saw this from your post: At best, she’s a moderate Democrat, which that party desperately needs. I heard a rumor that Joe Biden was going places. And they’re pretending he’s a moderate. Jen pretends to be Republican. Maybe she can get a job running “Republicans for creepy Joe …

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Data Point – “…to Arm the Marine Corps – Yet Again!”

Americans Bought Enough Guns on Black Friday to Arm the Marine Corps – Yet Again! According to the FBI, over 200,000 background check requests associated with the purchase of a firearm were submitted to the agency on Black Friday, marking the second highest gun sales day ever. The previous record was set on the day …

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