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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.

The bill has come due….the free ride is over

Perhaps the slumbering bear is starting to awaken?  We have seen the uproar of the Muslims over the Mohammed Cartoons in Europe.  We’ve see the resulting parades / riots with Muslims carrying signs threatening violence to those that "insult Islam".  We’ve see the reports of the extremists imams on their Friday sermons exhorting their members …

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Free Speech – really?

Erin at Critical Mass makes the following observation: SUNY rewrites First Amendment  As a public university, SUNY Binghamton is required to uphold the First Amendment rights of students–which it acknowledges:  "The tradition at Binghamton, a public university, is that the full exercise of First Amendment rights is encouraged and protected," So far so good, that …

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Ruminations on 10/10/06

Thinking is not going too well….blogging will probably be "lightweight" for a bit more Reason?  Been fighting a sore throat and a cough for over a week…the kind that the more you talk, the more it hurts.  the more it hurts, the more you cough, the more you cough….well, you get the idea.  Worst part …

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Positive Jobs Numbers Show Need for Change, Pelosi Says

Only in America, right? CNSNews reports : House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Friday criticized Republicans for being optimistic about the Labor Department’s September jobs report showing an increase in jobs, a jump in average hourly income and a decrease in unemployment. Think about this?  An increase in jobs for Americans – this is …

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Only a start – 2/3rds to go

From the BBC US President George W Bush has signed a controversial bill into law that will pay for a 700-mile fence (1,125km) fence along the border with Mexico. Yippee!  Finally, we are starting to the US is starting, just starting to address the greatest leakage spot in our border, the Southwest.  The barrier, equipped …

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Again, how many cars were there?

I am a skeptic concerning Global Warming.  Not that the earth may be warming up (0.6 C over the last 100 years, so I’ve read), but that human activity has been the major cause of it.  Most of the major climate models have large "fudge factor constants" plugged into them to make them look reasonable …

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