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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.

Acknowledging the right way

During lunch, I do tend to surf a bit.  A number of the blogs that I read are reporting this news (hat tip to Powerline and the article here) about the New York Supreme Court decision just handed down.  What they just ruled on was that the New York State Constitution has no inherent right …

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This is the Religion of Peace?

The MSM (Main Stream Media) keeps harping that Islam is harmless, that most Muslims are not terrorists. While I agree that most are not, there are sufficient numbers to make it far more than troubling. Doug has been posting a few things about it, so I figured I’d chip in here a bit more. When …

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Spottings on 7/6/06

Gee, even the NEA thinks that "Simpler Spelling" is a bad idea (h/t Slashdot)  Wanna sleep on something different?  Gee, such a surprise!  Temperatures on Earth may be dependant on the Sun’s activity – D’oh!   Sorry, Al… Ann may be in trouble again, but not for her mouth  Although not Catholic, I’ve heard some stories …

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GraniteGrok FAQs and Policies

Ownership I am the sole owner of this blog. Given that, since we are doing this in order to be able to get our views out, everything you see here is retained as our intellectual (such as it is) property and we retain all rights / copyrights to all that material. We do not own any …

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Category Page

Pretty much all of our posts have Categories assigned to them.  For instance, to see all the posts that have been assigned to the Taxes category (er, there are a few of them!), click on Taxes. Here are the rest: 1Tim Condon postings 911 911 Conspiracy Abortion American History Announcements Anti-Americanism Appreciation Assimilation Bailout Mania …

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Monthly Archive Page

We’ve been at this for a while (May of 2006).  All of the posts are divvied up by month – here’s the list! January 2011 December 2010 November 2010 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 …

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About the Blog

gran·ite n. 1. A common… hard igneous rock… used in monuments and for building. 2. Unyielding endurance or steadfastness: a will of granite. grok: /grok/, var. /grohk/ vt. [from the novel "Stranger in a Strange Land", by Heinlein, where it means metaphorically `to be one with’] The emphatic form is `grok in fullness’. 1. To …

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Tim Condon!

I’m a resident of the small town of Grafton, NH (which was chosen as “the Free Town” by a group of Free State Project participants in 2004), and a former Marine veteran of back-to-back tours in Vietnam (1968-70). I hold a B.S. degree in journalism from the University of Florida (1973), with minors in economics …

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Skip Murphy!

I was raised in Brockton, MA. Graduating from Brockton High in 1974, I went to BU and got a BA in in Biology in 1978 figuring on going to Med School afterwards. However, having started with a DEC PDP-8e while at BHS and moving on to an IBM 360 / 370 / 3033 while at …

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