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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.

Shades of Newt and 1995?

Pelosi + Murtha + Reid = Newt?   +     +      =  In 1995, Newt Gringrich and President Clinton played a "game of chicken" concerning the funding of the government; both fundamentally lost .  While Clinton lost the funding, Newt lost the PR war; in politics, the latter was more damaging.    Well, …

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The ‘Grok is watching the earmarks

Simply stated, earmarks are items stuck into a spending / budget ary bill that directs money to specific companies, people, or other entities for purposes or reasons only known by the legislator creating the earmark.  Add to that definition, it is often for products or services that have NOT been requested by the department that …

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Like Doug really needs a better reason to do it anyways?

There are a number of ways to put a silly grin on Doug’s mug….and this one will do.   "The goal of National Ammo Day is to empty the ammunition from the shelves of your local gun store, sporting goods, or hardware store and put that ammunition in the hands of law-abiding citizens." (H/T: Op-For)

Remember kids, NEVER do this at home…..I’m a Professional!

Remember the TV show "Home Improvement and this guy? Tim Allen – "Tim the Tool Man Taylor" – "MORE POWER!" Well, I have one of these:       I also have these:                                                          The ‘Grok furballs  Both like to sit/lay on the couch next to me so they can demand that I pat them …

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Equal Rights under Law

  Arizona Republican (H/T: Driver’s licenses for migrants?  Not in Mexico MEXICO CITY – The question of whether to give driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants ignited a national debate in the United States. But in Mexico, the largest source of U.S. immigrants, there’s no question: Here, you must be a legal resident to get …

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San Diego – a contrast in time

A co-worker that lives and works in San Diego sent these to me and I just kinda sat there in amazement in the difference a couple of months could make. Here’s the first:       The second is after the jump.  (H/T: Karen)