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Mike

Mike is a British import of more than 30 years, who was a conservative in the days of Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan. A staunch constitutionalist, Mike espouses all good causes toward the libertarian side of conservative - EG he who governs least, governs best. He believes that the Declaration, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights mean what they say, and that candidates for office should take their oaths of office seriously. Here to defend, without irony "Your rights as Englishmen from distant and tyrannical government", Mike knows whereof he speaks and exhorts all US citizens to live, breathe and teach our history and our constitution.

Irony Strikes the HuffPo – Conservatives Have More Fun!

While reporting on the ineffectual protesters at Saturday’s NHGOP event with Michelle Bachmann, the Huffpo inadvertently used a headline pic showing a "Conservatives Have More Fun" sign, held by Nashua activist, Jay Clair… We’ll see how long that one stays up, but here’s the pic, and the original URL:   Original Puffington Host article – …

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Michelle Bachmann Revs up the NHGOP

Will she, or won’t she, that is the question. Michelle Bachmann seemd to get closer to positively throwing her hat in the presidential circus-ring during a series of appearances in NH today. First event was a VIP photo-op plus brunch fundraiser for the NHGOP, held in Nashua. Rep Bachmann heartily praised the rejuvenated NHGOP for …

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Big Government – Freshmen Make the Case for Cuts

Heritage’s Tina Korbe interviewed a group of freshman lawmakers on the need for spending cuts, and their resolve was clear, as seen in this short video: The pull quotes are Rep. James Lankford (R-OK), who said: “This is the first generation of American leaders that have said volitionally that times are tough, so let’s make it tougher …

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Herman Cain’s Great Speech, and CPAC Commentary

Note: GraniteGrok welcomes Mike Rogers as a contributor! First class speech, and it was a little different from the one given at CPAC, too. As noted by our trusty scribe, Skip, Herman has been "changing up" the speech with each delivery, tailoring it expertly to the audience: (H/T: