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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.

Yup, they don’t, do they?

Brent over at Weekend Pundit has a quick posting about Liberals thinking that taxes that are low. I like people that put their money where there mouths are. They may be wrong about the cause to which they are giving, but I have to give them credit for following up their rhetoric with cold hard …

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And I’m supposed to be surprised?

From a news story from Bloomberg News:  Iran rejected suspending its uranium enrichment program, the main objective of a European Union-led offer of incentives to which the country is due to give a formal reply tomorrow. “Under current circumstances, the suspension of uranium enrichment is not possible,” Mohammad Saeedi, deputy head of Iran’s Atomic Energy …

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Then what is the point of doing this?

From Little Green Footballs: Deputy Secretary-General Mark Malloch Brown said countries needed to understand that the force wouldn’t be offensive. “It’s not going to go in there and attempt large-scale disarmament,” he said. Let’s see, the newest UN resolution calls for all militias to be disarmed (as well as previous resolutions – they were not …

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Another take on Matt McGonagle

The following was added to a Comment to the Post about Matt McGonagle ( see also here and here). Both Doug and I have discussed this between us and in an email string with the actual author. We have had to do a bit a “re-jiggering” (as I explained it to the author) to make …

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Is Discipline the key?

Blogging has been sparse as TMEW and I are on vacation in the heart of the Amish country – Lancaster, PA. Why here? Well, TMEW had read a series of books by Beverly Lewis concerning the Amish culture and wanted to see the people and where they lived. So, here we are. Unlike some who …

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Amish – model conservatives?

As I mentioned in my previous post, TMEW and I are in the heart of the Amish country. In looking at their culture, it does make one think about how their lifestyle contrasts with our own. It has demanded of me that I review some of my own fundamental beliefs about how I live my …

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Two Fundamentalisms

Obviously, we are in a clash of cultures – the West and Islam (at least it seems to me – when there is a group of people who hold other beliefs that are different from mine and are so intolerant of mine that they wish to kill me and all those that believe as I …

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