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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.

Steve MacDonald!

Steve is a local blogger and activist, a member of the Coalition of New Hampshire taxpayers, and the New Hampshire Republican Volunteer Coalition.  He can also be heard on New Hampshire Tax Payer Radio, every Thursday from 6-8pm on WLMW 90.7FM. Small government social and fiscal conservative. Contact: Twitter – nhstevemacdFacebook – Steve MacDonald  

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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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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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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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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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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Party Pooper

From Treehugger – I have a couple of "environmental" blogs that I read.  Why?  I do believe that we should and can be able to use other technologies utilizing alternative energy sources.  For instance, my former house had "active" solar hot water and space heating to conserve and cut my energy bill.  My current house …

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Patriotism (or not) on 7/4/06

I read a lot of blogs pretty much most days.  This entry from Thomas Sowell caught my eye, and while it is talking mostly about the NYT and the lack of concern / the overabundance of hubris, for me the money quote is this: Patriotism is not chic in the circles of those who assume …

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