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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.

Wanting to Believe – making it happen

As Ronald Reagan once said, "A political party cannot be all things to all people. It must represent certain fundamental beliefs which must not be compromised to political expediency, or simply to swell its numbers." (H/T: RightWingNews)  I received an email from a nationally based Republican organization.  In it, they are trying to "bumper sticker" …

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It continues – debate request issued on healthcare with the “I’m a Healthcare Voter” folks

Update and bumped (third time)   NH for Healthcare – the I am a Healthcare Voter folks We’re non-partisan! What a crock! Non-Partisan?  HAH!  They say that they wish to promote a dialog and debate about healthcare locally.  Not in my opinion! These folks are going around to all the political events merely to harvest names, …

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SEIU – Healthcare Smoker?

I’m an SEIU funded / supported Healthcare Smoker Voter!  That’s right – I want you to pay for my Universal Healthcare to help me with my increased risk of  chronic diseases that are associated with smoking: cancer, hypertension, COPD, emphysema….  Read more here.   

An open letter to NH Republicans

To: NH Republicans From: Skip  Subject: Gas tax proposed by a Republican Yes, I know that Doug has already blogged about the DOT here and here, taking Governor Lynch to task for the problem. I had a long email string with a member of the GOP leadership team last week about empowering the local Chairs …

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I have a question for the Left: how do these increase Freedom?

During the brouhaha over the "domestic wiretaps" and "secret spying", I often heard: Those who would give up Essential Liberty to purchase a little Temporary Safety,deserve neither Liberty nor Safety".   -Benjamin Franklin  Those on the Left wailed that the Bush Administration was the harbinger of fascism, that the Constitution was being rent asunder by an …

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Underdog? Maybe not for long

  Living here in NH, we basically have one over-the-air station that can be seen all over the state (hee-hee; without cable, I couldn’t see it at all!).  Anywho, look what’s being reported at WMUR as far as the Repub Prez race is concerned:  MANCHESTER, N.H. — The Republican race for president has tightened up …

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Kyoto results – just hot air?

The Kyoto Protocol (brought up by Clinton, signed by Gore, and voted down by the Senate by a 95-0  vote) was supposed to be a first step in reducing greenhouse gases.  Have those countries that signed Kyoto actually  lived up to their  obligations?  NRO has a story on this topic. Promise:     5% below 1990 …

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Dem Debate tonite

After the war against Islamofascists (the ‘Grok’s number one issue) comes illegal immigration (easily our number two issue).  If you are a regular reader of the ‘Grok, you know this already. Question asked: Would you support Sanctuary Cities breaking the Federal Law: yes or no?  Their answer: All of them tried to spin (big surprise).  …

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