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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.

A new right for college kids – cheaper contraceptives?

"…the increase in price means deciding between feeding their families and buying contraception…" Once again, birth control is in the news in academia – this time, though, at least at an age grouping that can (maybe?) handle the issue – college level.  I could have sworn that I had mentioned this topic in the past, …

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Quit then

The military goes where they are sent.  Whine?  Complain?  Sure…but they go. Here’s the pansies from Foggy Bottom with their knickers all in a knot. Postings to Iraq Upset Diplomats WASHINGTON (AP) — Several hundred U.S. diplomats vented anger and frustration Wednesday about the State Department’s decision to force foreign service officers to take jobs …

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Try some self control for a change

Oy!  The hajib, the burqua – frankly, this is getting tiresome.  We of the Book (as Muslims call Christians) seem to have plenty of self control (the vast majority of us anyways).  But this constant din of Muslims passing (shoving?) the blame of their seemingly uncontrollable urges to women just seems to never stop: Women …

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True Love – for real

Having just past another anniversary of my birth (north of 50), and also heading towards another anniversary with TMEW (working on 26), this caught my eye: Together for 71 years, couple die only four hours apart During their 71 years of marriage, Don and Myrtle Rutledge rarely spent any time apart. In the early days, …

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So you want higher taxes, eh?

Viewed from the standpoint that more money = more success, I’ll always be viewed as a loser compared to Warren Buffet.  I don’t mind – there’s only a small handful of people on the planet that could be classified as more successful. Yet, when I hear this kind of talk from this highly intelligent guy, …

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More Boo-hoo of a political type

Doug’s post inspired one of our readers to send this as an indication of his handy work here in NH:       Alas, I never got past intermediate stick figures in Art class…. And then I was sent an additional verbal commentary from the NH National Committeeman, Sean Mahoney (who did NOT send the …

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