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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.

Revenge on Speed Cameras

  Well, this is certainly an application of The Law of Unintended Consequences!  While we have none such idiotic things here in my tiny hamlet, these automatic speed cameras (and their kissing cousins, the dreaded Red Light Cameras) allow for a hands-off revenue source for politicians and police departments.  Stick it up, wait for the …

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“From self-restraint to self-indulgence” – changing society

Changes in individuals reflect back to society, and reflect back to individuals.  Not a hard concept to grasp.  The problems that may occur when traditional social mores are cast aside may be worse than the "original" problem (if, indeed, it was one in the beginning).  From City Journal: …I experienced other instances of this modesty. …

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