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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 entitlement parsonage?

(H/T: The New Orlean Times-Picayune has a story about a 23 year old single mom who appeared on the Oprah show, destitute from Katrina.  A church in the Chicago area offered her their parsonage for free for her and her two daughters and son (now 5, 1, and 4 months). and she moved into …

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Taking away freedom – next!

The Foundation  for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) notes a new speech code at CSU: Colorado State University’s Residence Hall Handbook bans “hate incidents,” which it defines as: [E]xpressions of hostility against a person or property because of a person’s race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, ability, age, gender, socio-economic status, ethnicity, or sexual orientation. …

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Stopping the anti-freedom folks – PCRM

From The Center for Consumer Freedom comes this story: The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) is probably hoping you didn’t catch the news this morning. The PETA-linked animal rights group, dedicated to eliminating animal products like meat, dairy, and fish from Americans’ diets, was handed a decisive defeat Wednesday in federal court. Judge Henry …

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Who’s in charge, and who’s country is it?

From the Washington Post comes this: UNITED NATIONS, Aug. 2 — Lebanon’s acting foreign minister, Tarek Mitri, said Wednesday he doubts that his government would agree to invite a European-led intervention force into southern Lebanon, citing fierce opposition from Hezbollah and its key foreign backers, Syria and Iran. Let’s see if I have this straight: …

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Go see this and read that

More photo doctoring from Hezbullah?  Little Green Footballs is all over the story that Reuters is trying to pull wool again.  No comment needed from me. And Weekend Pundit nails another aspect of the entire this war that gets no play in our MSM.

Warm? You want warm?

From National Geographic, I found this: An ancient period of global warming spurred the world’s first primates to spread from Asia to North America, new research shows. The article then went on to discuss mammal migration across North America: Gingerich’s team concludes that the tiny primates first appeared in China at the beginning of an …

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Making a tiny plea for socialism

From the Minneapolis Star Tribune: The dwindling of the American middle class has been much documented over the past three decades. Now comes a sobering reminder from the Brookings Institution that middle-class neighborhoods are disappearing even faster than middle-class people. Or, to put it another way, Americans are increasingly sorting themselves geographically into income-based enclaves …

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