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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.

Taking away freedom – next!

The Foundation  for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) notes a new speech code at CSU: Colorado State University’s Residence Hall Handbook bans “hate incidents,” which it defines as: [E]xpressions of hostility against a person or property because of a person’s race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, ability, age, gender, socio-economic status, ethnicity, or sexual orientation. …

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Warm? You want warm?

From National Geographic, I found this: An ancient period of global warming spurred the world’s first primates to spread from Asia to North America, new research shows. The article then went on to discuss mammal migration across North America: Gingerich’s team concludes that the tiny primates first appeared in China at the beginning of an …

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Making a tiny plea for socialism

From the Minneapolis Star Tribune: The dwindling of the American middle class has been much documented over the past three decades. Now comes a sobering reminder from the Brookings Institution that middle-class neighborhoods are disappearing even faster than middle-class people. Or, to put it another way, Americans are increasingly sorting themselves geographically into income-based enclaves …

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Notable Quotes: Abraham Lincoln

From our friends at Refdesk.com comes this Thought of the Day: "The true rule, in determining to embrace, or reject any thing, is not whether it have any evil in it; but whether it have more of evil, than of good. There are few things wholly evil, or wholly good. Almost every thing, especially of …

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The Blame Game

There have been murmurings from the readership of our local newspapers  that there has to be a ceasefire in the current conflict between Israel and Hezbullah. I do feel that they are wrong when they states that we are “stubbornly defending Israel’s right to bomb civilian infrastructures.” No, we defend the right of a sovereign …

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English – Press what?

I received this from a friend of mine and while many may roll their eyes, others get mad, and others chuckle, it does raise a point.  FINALLY!! An answer to the  de-Americanizing crap that has been suffocating our  country.  A short, concise message  that makes sense. Every business should be required to install this message …

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Gee, enforcing the law? What a concept!

This from Julius Preston at the New York Times: CINCINNATI, July 30 — Immigration agents had prepared a nasty surprise for the Garcia Labor Company, a temporary worker contractor, when they moved against it on charges of hiring illegal immigrants. They brought a 40-count federal indictment, part of a new nationwide strategy by immigration officials …

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