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GraniteGrok stands with Israel

Once again, Israel is under attack from those that would destroy it. Hamas, Hezbullah; outreach of Iran.  The Islamic-based sworn enemies of the Jews. The chutzpah in all this?  Gaza based Hamas, the duly elected leadership of the Palestinians, broke the cease fire and have fired thousands of rockets at innocent Israeli civilians.  Yet, their …

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“By the goodness of God”

Signing the Mayflower Compact The Mayflower Compact has always been one of my personal favorite American documents. I always like to read it around Thanksgiving. It is a short and simple statement that life should be ordered by mutually-agreed to laws. Written by rational, thinking, and consummately civilized persons, The Mayflower Compact is universally considered …

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A tale of two citi(zens)…

Unless, of course, you’re one of THEM… So I’m reading the caselog report of the local (Laconia, NH) district court in last Saturday’s Citizen newspaper and I came across this: Christopher A Gibbs, 29 of Mudget Hill Road, Loudon, pleaded guilty to reckless conduct for allegedly driving in a sleep-deprived state, resulting in an accident on South Barnstead …

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Too bad ’bout yer doggies. Really. But it was, you know, “justified…”

Regular readers know that the rise of quasi-public "special operations groups" (SWAT teams) within the Granite State law enforcement community has caught our attention. In this prior post about a raid in Bristol, NH involving some 20 masked police officers, I mentioned two other recent events involving, what is in my opinion, an overwhelmingly excessive …

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Can you imagine? In Iran, they view access to the Internet by its people “as a direct threat to their existence…”

Here at the ‘Grok, like many Americans, we value this wonderful thing known as the Internet. Whether for work, play, or communication, its uninhibited use is something that all of us take for granted. Can you imagine being someplace where that wasn’t the case? Certainly many people got a small glimpse at Internet control during the Olympic …

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