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Tax Payers Against a Wall Street and Mortgage Bailout

. A new group, "Tax Payers Against a Wall Street and Mortgage Bailout", has started an online petition drive asking Congress NOT to bailout the financially ailing mortgage industry. I am fully supportive of this action. To take MY money to give to unscrupulous (or uncaring, knowing the "fix" would come at the right time) money lenders who made …

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Issue Advocacy Awareness– Campaign season is a great time to get the message out. This week, it was Chronic Disease.

Hallie rallies to promote chronic disease prevention before Wednesday’s GOP presidential primary debate. . As I’ve noted before, presidential campaigns create a nice opportunity to discuss a wide variety of issues. Many important causes, things that matter to ordinary people, get to compete for the attention of those who are involved– both candidates and the …

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Good question – why?

Michelle Malkin has a Labor day post about Unions in general.  One of the things that caught my eye was this snippet (emphasis mine): The Center for Union Facts is marking Labor Day by reminding Americans of union fatcats and the corruption of Big Labor. The state of the unions is…not good: * Union membership …

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Practical Progressive?

Is this a new addition to the ever increasing set of oxymorons?  I guess Chaz Proulx didn’t like it when I called him a socialist as he’d rather call himself a practical progressive.  Now, I have nothing personal against Chaz, but if the claims are to be made, let’s have the debate! Just for the …

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GraniteGrok Dope of the Week Award. “No wonder why we’re going down the tubes.”

. ABC News has the tape recorded transcript of the arresting officers interviewing Idaho Senator Larry Craig after the now infamous bathroom stall incident. Click here to read the whole thing— its four quick pages, but worth it. When you’re done reading it, you’ll undoubtedly agree with us here at the ‘Grok that Larry Craig …

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For 6% of the legal population, the Dems want government to own the system.

Chaz Proulx is sounding like a socialist.  Over at NH Insider, he has posted twice about the new "improved" S-CHIP program (you know, the one that continues the infantalization of America by making adults in their 20’s with family incomes up to $80K equivalent to 5 year olds in families in the lowest quintile).  Gee, …

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