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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.

He wasn’t saying this back in the beginning….

Latest from the financial world Microsoft Trumpets Record Second Quarter Results  …the giant from Redmond is proudly announcing record second quarter results and pinpointing "robust holiday sales and enterprise demand drive" as the culprit. In the three months ending December 31, 2007, Microsoft pulled in some $16.37 billion in revenue and $6.48 billion in operating …

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Friday Humor – Don’t anger the IT folks – they own all the good passwords

Now, with that said, most IT folks have a level of responsibility to match the worth of the passwords.  However, many IT folks may have harbored similar ideas in the past…but not the guts! Call it a tale of revenge gone wrong. When Marie Lupe Cooley, 41, of Jacksonville, Fla., saw a help-wanted ad in …

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Ruminations – 1/23/08

With lots going on, just random thoughts: How is Hillary going to explain away this one? Former President Clinton stands to reap around $20 million — and will sever a politically sensitive partnership tie to Dubai — by ending his high-profile business relationship with the investment firm of billionaire friend Ron Burkle. Mr. Clinton is …

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Notable Quote – Thomas Jefferson

The true foundation of republican government is the equal right of every citizen in his person and property and in their management."  -Thomas Jefferson In other words, one of the foundational truths of our democracy is that of private property rights and the right of the owner to possess, use and dispose of that property …

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NH – So much for the NH way – Dems throw frugality out the window?

A loyal reader passed this along concerning the fiscal mess that the Dems have wrought here in NH: Governor John Lynch was handed a Democrat majority in all branches of government in New Hampshire in November of 2006. This was the first time that Democrats had control of all branches in over one hundred years. …

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Letter to the Editor

I was struck by this Letter to the Editor that was printed in my local paper.  It speaks to the creeping march towards socialism that the Democrats, especially Hillary, would have us embrace.  Why do they do this when the empirical evidence that is so easily available.  Just think of Hugo Chavez of Venezuela and …

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