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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.

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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That which we value most

Over at BlackFive, Grim has written a disturbing piece.  Not so much that it is wrong, but it points out, when you get right down to it, the vast chasm that separates us in the West from the Islamofascists. He points out, rightly, that the things that we value the most are the things that …

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Who is running foreign policy here….

Nations have no permanent friends and no permanent enemies.  Only permanent interests – Lord Palmerston I sometimes wonder if those that work in our beloved State Department know which is which.  From Little Green Footballs, I saw this: State Dept. Wants to Delay Arms to Israel According to the New York Times, State Department officials …

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Ruminations on 8/11/06

And quickly too….it’s late……been a long week already NewsBusters reports:   Where Are We Going Wrong Helping Homegrown Terrorists Integrate Society? Posted by Mark Finkelstein on August 10, 2006 – 15:45. Made-in-the-UK Islamic radicals are trying to murder people – and it’s the UK’s fault for not doing a better job integrating them into society. …

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Geek humor

From Computerworld: Poetry in Motion "There’s a bug in my monitor," executive smirks as he calls in IT pilot fish for help. Some sort of prankware? fish wonders. Or a virus? "A tiny eight-legged bug appeared to be walking rapidly across his LCD, like something out of an old-time video game," fish says. Fish grabs …

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Family matters

I’ve been kinda busy lately with our other blog (GilfordGrok) in our blog family and getting ready for budget season for our town.  However, I did have a moment to do a little surfing and found this new NH based blog, NH State of Mind,  with a good Post on the more important part of …

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