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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.

An accountability test?

Blogging will be light for me [Skip] over the next few weeks as I am diving back into more of the technical matters of both ‘Groks and to help getting live streaming working for Meet The New Press.  In the mean time, think about this: "Like a lot of folks in this state I have …

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McCain at the Opera

A bit late, but better that then never.  Sorry for the timing, but there’s been lots going on.  Effectively, a group of us went to Senator’s McCain’s Town Hall over at the Franklin Opera House.  For those of you who will never experience the retail politics of NH and why I believe it is special, …

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And your taxes go to…..

And who says our present system is NOT progressive.  From NRO: The Tax Foundation folks grouped together all federal, state, and local government spending and revenues. Then they looked at the net effect on income quintiles. The results confirmed the extent to which American government has become a redistribution scheme. The bottom 20 percent of …

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Pork it up – single it out

Our friend Liz gave us a heads up on the troop supplimental pork up.  Now she gives break down on the pork itself:   What the hell all of this is doing in a defense bill, I have no idea: $24 million for funding for sugar beets $3 million for funding for sugar cane (goes …

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News Flash – washing of feet is college “hazing”!

Washing Feet Endangers Students, School Says If Jesus washed his disciples’ feet at a Georgia college in 2007, he’d likely be accused of "hazing." That’s the position a Christian ministry at Savannah State University has found itself in, after it washed the feet of its new members. The campus ministry Commissioned II Love (C2L) was …

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Things are heating up….but where?

Well, I’ve seen the word "FredHead" standing for those that are campainging for a Presidential run by Fred Thompon (actor, former US attorney, and former Senator).  I know another conservative in the local area seems to be all for this! IF this is an indication, I could be interested….maybe it’s time to look into him…..the …

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Do you believe in relative or absolute morality?

Last week, we briefly discussed General Peter Pace’s comment that he believed that homosexuality was immoral.  Needless to say, conservative religious groups praised his statement; obviously homosexual rights groups decried it. It all comes down to your sense of morality, and where that sense of morality stems from.  Is it a case of religious training, …

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