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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.

Spottings on 7/6/06

Gee, even the NEA thinks that "Simpler Spelling" is a bad idea (h/t Slashdot)  Wanna sleep on something different?  Gee, such a surprise!  Temperatures on Earth may be dependant on the Sun’s activity – D’oh!   Sorry, Al… Ann may be in trouble again, but not for her mouth  Although not Catholic, I’ve heard some stories …

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GraniteGrok FAQs and Policies

Ownership I am the sole owner of this blog. Given that, since we are doing this in order to be able to get our views out, everything you see here is retained as our intellectual (such as it is) property and we retain all rights / copyrights to all that material. We do not own any …

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Category Page

Pretty much all of our posts have Categories assigned to them.  For instance, to see all the posts that have been assigned to the Taxes category (er, there are a few of them!), click on Taxes. Here are the rest: 1Tim Condon postings 911 911 Conspiracy Abortion American History Announcements Anti-Americanism Appreciation Assimilation Bailout Mania …

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Monthly Archive Page

We’ve been at this for a while (May of 2006).  All of the posts are divvied up by month – here’s the list! January 2011 December 2010 November 2010 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 …

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About the Blog

gran·ite n. 1. A common… hard igneous rock… used in monuments and for building. 2. Unyielding endurance or steadfastness: a will of granite. grok: /grok/, var. /grohk/ vt. [from the novel "Stranger in a Strange Land", by Heinlein, where it means metaphorically `to be one with’] The emphatic form is `grok in fullness’. 1. To …

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Tim Condon!

I’m a resident of the small town of Grafton, NH (which was chosen as “the Free Town” by a group of Free State Project participants in 2004), and a former Marine veteran of back-to-back tours in Vietnam (1968-70). I hold a B.S. degree in journalism from the University of Florida (1973), with minors in economics …

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Skip Murphy!

I was raised in Brockton, MA. Graduating from Brockton High in 1974, I went to BU and got a BA in in Biology in 1978 figuring on going to Med School afterwards. However, having started with a DEC PDP-8e while at BHS and moving on to an IBM 360 / 370 / 3033 while at …

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Steve MacDonald!

Steve is a local blogger and activist, a member of the Coalition of New Hampshire taxpayers, and the New Hampshire Republican Volunteer Coalition.  He can also be heard on New Hampshire Tax Payer Radio, every Thursday from 6-8pm on WLMW 90.7FM. Small government social and fiscal conservative. Contact: Twitter – nhstevemacdFacebook – Steve MacDonald  

Tom Flaherty!

Born in Boston, my family (parents, cousins, aunts, uncles) all took flight to the "Irish Riviera" (South Shore) in the early 1970’s, during Boston’s busing crisis.  I grew up in a Massachusetts middle-class suburb, with adequate schools, ocean access, and lots of friends.  My parents didn’t have it bad, but pushed for me to have …

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