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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.

Telling the truth about Obama

Found this over at No Looking Backwards (and yes, we want to try to get Bruce on the show sometime soon!): Quote of the Day: Nailing It Hard Edition Via Joe Huffman (via AR15.com): In short, Mr. Obama, your political philosophies represent everything that is wrong with our country. You represent the culture of government …

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Another “it depends on what the definition of ‘is’ is” moment

Most of us groaned when during President Clinton’s very public sex problem era, that phrase became a defining moment.  After all, when one can define our language, one can, with just a bit more effort, control our outlook and thinking.  And that is what Obama has been doing.  After all, just listen to his latest …

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Definition of Rich has a way of creeping downard with Obama

Like I said here, Obama seems to believe that nobody realizes when he is trying to change the language….and in this case, what constitutes "rich"?  Well, SOMEbody did (heh!)… And that is the socialist / Liberal way – redefine the language and put out the lure – get something for nothing for now.  TANSTAAFL

Obama – the true meaning of “being tossed overboard”

Openness?  Unity?  Bringing Americans together? Because their newspapers JUST endorsed his opponent, His campaign decided to "invite" their reporters to leave the campaign plane.  So much for the freedom of the press! Something tells me that this demonstration of retribution will not be the last if He is elected!    They made the claim against …

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Obama – the Hypocrite in Chief

UPDATE: From InstaPundit (emphasis mine): Bob Krumm emails: "The most damning part of the Obama aunt story is that once his campaign found her living in squalor they told her to not talk to the press until after the election, but they didn’t try to help her." He has a post here to that effect. …

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Notable Quotes – C.S. Lewis

Thoughts for Tuesday: "Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron’s cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us …

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I’ve been reading The QandO Blog for a while now – these "ruminations" from Dale Franks caught my eye (emphasis mine): …Since the 1960’s, however, both parties took radically different paths. The Republicans, on the whole, embraced a more libertarian, laissaiz-faire attitude towards government, while the Democrats moved down an explicitly Marxist path. As a …

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Twas the Night Before Elections….

Twas the Night Before Elections2008 ‘Twas the night before electionsAnd all through the townTempers were flaringEmotions all up and down! I, in my bathrobeWith a cat in my lapHad cut off the TVTired of political crap. When all of a suddenThere arose such a noiseI peered out of my windowSaw Obama and his boys They had …

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