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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.

It’s good to be back

I’ve been absent for a bit doing a project for the Town that Doug and I live in.  As part of the Budget Committee in our little hamlet, we are trying to compare the salaries of the town employees against those other towns in NH with the same population size (figure between 5K – 10K).  …

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Straight talk!

I have always wanted to go and visit Australia, and if I was one that kept a list of "things to do before….", this would be right up near the top.  So when I saw this (H/T: The Corner) reported, it just lit up my face (my emphasis in bold)! AUSTRALIA’S Muslim leaders have been …

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Just desserts….!

From Gates of Vienna: (emphasis mine) According to a story in the official news organ of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the country’s embassy in South Africa has been attacked: Iran’s ambassador to South Africa expressed deep sorrow over attack on the embassy building in Pretoria and stressed that the South African government was responsible …

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So why do I not hear “Discrimination!!!”

At TongueTied: Homosexuality trumps the Bible — but not the Koran: "A police force was caught up in a freedom of speech row after its officers arrested an anti-gay campaigner for handing out leaflets at a homosexual rally. South Wales police admitted evangelical Christian Stephen Green was then charged purely because his pamphlets contained anti-gay …

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The Path to 9/11

Watching the 9/11 movie (not too thrilled that ABC partially caved in by deleting over an hour of scenes that would have been in the movie before the "tolerant, free speech" Left delivered a thinly veiled threat to take away Disney’s broadcast license(s). Best line: "Are there any men left in Washington, or are they …

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Aufwiedersehen, Liebshen!

(H/T: story from Karen) Under the heading of "See, we DID listen to you!" comes this:  Puerto Rico Do you remember when Puerto Rico was raising heck about the US Navy using that nothing little  island just off the coast of Puerto Rico for bombing practices, which they had used for the past 75 years? …

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Let’s take them at their word

Omar Ahmad, the long-serving chairman of CAIR, the Council on American-Islamic Relations, reportedly told a crowd of California Muslims in July 1998, “Islam isn’t in America to be equal to any other faith, but to become dominant. The Koran … should be the highest authority in America, and Islam the only accepted religion on earth.” …

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