Peter Lemiska, Author at Granite Grok

Peter Lemiska

Peter Lemiska served in the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Secret Service.   Following his retirement from the Secret Service, he spent several years as a volunteer for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.   Like most of his contemporaries, he’s always loved his country, and is deeply dismayed by this new and insidious anti-American sentiment threatening to destroy it.   He’s a life-long conservative, and his opinion pieces have been published in various print media and on numerous internet sites.

America's Future 2020

Still the Land of the Free? Maybe Not.

Before coronavirus and widespread rioting filled the headlines, there was the controversy over undocumented immigration and sanctuary cities.  Advocates of open borders were using the Statue of Liberty and the words inscribed in her base to defend their argument.

Democrat Appeasement of the Squeaky Wheels

Have the squeaky wheels taken over?

Here in America, as in all free societies, we’ve always functioned under a simple, but essential concept – the principle of majority rule.  It has its flaws, but it’s vastly superior to totalitarian regimes, dictatorships, and oligarchies.

Police Protect

Defunding the Police – An Insane Solution to a Fabricated Problem

It’s really hard to understand how we got to where we are today.  The video of George Floyd’s death was deeply disturbing, but there has to be something else at work to bring about the widespread rioting, the wanton destruction of our national monuments, the vitriol directed at law enforcement officers, and the insane demands …

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The Democrats Are Accomplices to Chaos

It may be interesting to hear rational Democrats try to explain away the insane demands of their radical counterparts, but we really don’t need clarification.  When those radicals call for defunding and abolishing the police, they mean exactly what they say.

Golden Opportunity

Democrats Go for the Gold

America’s response to the coronavirus pandemic has been unprecedented.  The complete shutdown of our national economy is truly historic.  Not since World War II have Americans experienced such widespread anxiety, unrest, and economic hardship.

A Medical Necessity, a National Catastrophe

The economic paralysis we’re suffering today is catastrophic, but it’s just what the doctor ordered. Looking back, it’s clear the medical profession was caught off guard by the coronavirus.  When it first appeared in China, the medical community here was, at most, cautiously concerned.

The Shroud of Socialism

The shroud of socialism won’t be lifted with Bernie’s defeat

  Democrats and Republicans seem to agree on one thing:  Bernie Sanders cannot defeat President Trump in the general election.  While his raucous crowds and early campaign victories suggest widespread support, a recent Gallup poll confirms that 53 percent of Americans surveyed would not vote for a socialist presidential candidate.

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Protecting Democracy by Trolling for Trump-haters?

If there’s one thing Democrats understand, it’s the science of propaganda.  They’ve been using one of the basic propaganda tools for three years.  Joseph Goebbels explained it like this: “If you repeat a lie often enough, people will believe it…”