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Skip

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.

Words do have meaning…..

Let’s see….Senator Lieberman from CT asks General Patraeus  his thoughts on a resolution of "no confidence" / opposing the surge from the Senate.  When asked point blank, his reply was that it would embolden the enemy.  John Warner (R – YES ANOTHER REPUBLICAN ACTING BADLY) told the General to all but butt out and stay …

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Oops – real big oops

I really chuckled at this one – the police WERE there when you needed them!  From The Washington Times: BALTIMORE — Federal agents taking a break from an unrelated assignment yesterday arrested 24 illegal aliens at a Fells Point 7-Eleven after the men attempted to solicit "underground" employment from the agents.  U.S. Immigration and Customs …

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You don’t say!

My attitude towards people that do this? Al-Arian begins hunger strike to protest ‘government harassment’ TAMPA — A former college professor who pleaded guilty to aiding a Palestinian terrorist group has begun a hunger strike to protest "continued government harassment," his supporters said. Sami Al-Arian stopped eating after being held in contempt for refusing to …

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Can’t we just keep legislators home….and stop the meddling?

There are legislators that just seem to have to prove their worth by showing their constituents that they are doing something.  Problem is, sometimes that something isn’t too bright. Like the case where NH legislator, Rep. Nancy Johnson (D) introduced a bill that would regulate the speed of remote control (RC) boats.  Why?  Because a neighbor complained …

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Now, reality sets in….

From CNN:  Democrats’ promise of a quick increase in the minimum wage ran aground Wednesday in the Senate, where lawmakers are insisting it include new tax breaks for restaurants and other businesses that rely on low-pay workers. On a 54-43 vote, proponents lost an effort to advance a House-passed bill that would lift the pay …

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Academic Standards – Enforced!

Sun-Sentinel: New rule for Florida middle schoolers: Pass every essential class or repeat 8th grade Eager to make sure middle-schoolers are prepared for high school, state officials have made it tougher for students to advance to ninth grade. Starting with this year’s sixth-graders, any youngsters who fail even one "core" course must retake the class …

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