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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.

Code Pink’s Free Speech against the Marines – it does cost bucks!

By now, most people have heard of the despicable actions of the Berkley City Council (California) that had voted to send a letter to the Marines at the recruitement center that said "uninvited and unwelcome intruders".  Then they let Code Pink have a parking spot right in front of the Marine Corps office who, being …

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“The free world as a free ride” – why not, look what we do here

From NRO (and Mark Steyn!): The free world as a free ride   [Mark Steyn] Der Spiegel‘s interview with Henry Kissinger is full of interesting nuggets, almost all of them variations on the same theme: The major events in European history were conducted by nation-states which developed over several hundred years. There was never a question …

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So what wins here: people’s lives or political correctness?

How strong is a culture that refuses to stand up for itself – in this case, the Brits?  Will the multiculturalism that seems to pass for political correctness in Britain win out for "accomodation"?  Or will basic medical truths win out in protecting their patients? From the Daily Mail: Muslim medics refuse to roll up …

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How cold did you say it was????

Global warming?  1.7 degree F over the last 100 years.  This winter – not so much! Get a load of this pix:     So what Doug says here actually is not just "local weather".   Thanks to "Watts Up With That" There have been a number of indications that January 2008 has been an exceptional …

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Update – Really? Non-partisan? With Mark Fernald?

Doug talked about them here.  I talked about their Warrant Article here.  From the GraniteState Fair Tax website: We are a nonpartisan, educational nonprofit coalition… From the Union Leader:  The coalition’s treasurer is Mark Fernald, who lost the 2002 governor’s race on a pro-income-tax platform. Henle insists that the organization does not support a statewide …

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Friday Humor – Blonde Bus

Two bowling teams, one of all Blondes and one of all Brunettes, charter a double-Decker bus for a weekend trip to Louisiana. The Brunette team rode on the bottom of the bus, and the Blonde team rode on the top level.  The Brunette team down below really whooped it up, having a great time, when …

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