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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.

This would liven things up, eh?

(H/T: Dawn – ISLAMABAD, Dec 26: Pakistan has decided to put in place landmines and a fence along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border as a ‘last resort’ to stop cross-border movement of terrorists, Interior Minister Aftab Ahmed Khan Sherpao said on Tuesday. Wow, imagine that….really defending one’s border?  Hey, can we try this on our new …

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Internet Cafes are Harram?

Harram is the Arabic word for "forbidden".  Just like there are Leftists here in the States that believe they have the power to determine who is entitled to "free speech" (or not, see here for an example), Islamic Fundamentalists seemingly have their own version of what is permitted or not.  If it came down to …

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R.I.P., President Gerald Ford

We here at the ‘Grok wish to show our respects to the family and friends of former President Ford.  Ascending to the Presidency as our only unelected President (was appointed Vice President  by President Nixon).  Not considered one of our "best" Presidents (in the mold of Washington, Lincoln, FDR, and Reagan), he did fulfill an …

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Kos Kids at it again….

No, I’m not filing this under Plain Politics – this is under Morality – specifically for morals (or lack thereof) and manners (REALLY a lack thereof) Our good friend Liz over at (albeit more moderate than Doug or I) just sent me this info.  I’m glad she’s willing to dive into the dumpster over …

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So what’s so impossible about it?

(H/T: UPI is reporting that some British unions are reporting that the simple moving of some cloth is "impossible".  Veils to be lifted at British airports  LONDON, Dec. 24 (UPI) — Immigration officers at British airports will begin lifting the veils of passengers to verify identity, The Scotsman said Sunday. The order came after …

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A Different Christmas Poem

Remember our troops (past, present, and future) in your thoughts and in your prayers on this day that we get to celebrate at home with family and friends.  Remember their sacrifices. We here at the ‘Grok wish you and yours a most Joyous and  Merry Christmas! -Skip   The embers glowed softly, and in their …

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