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The Stalinist Idea Behind HB135 – The Effort to Repeal Stand Your Ground

I pulled this opening line from a very interesting article by Steven Hayward at Powerline because it reminds us where the lefts hatred for the right of self defense actually comes from, even if they themselves do not know it. If memory serves, Irving Kristol once remarked that the term “peace,” as it was used …

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Guest Post by Scott Morales- “Atrocity, Mass Murder, Mayhem? It’s the Tea Party!”

GraniteGrok is proud to introduce Scott Morales to our pages.  He is a regular contributor over at Merrimack Patch but we liked his work so much we’ve invited him to share some of it here at GraniteGrok. -Steve Atrocity, Mass Murder, Mayhem? It’s the Tea Party! Is it really surprising that ABC jumped to Tea …

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If You Listen Closely You Will Hear The Sound of Creeping Tyranny

Any story like this has to begin with our hopes and prayers for all the injured.  A Fireworks accident at a private residence in Pelham New Hampshire resulted in 11 injuries, 5 of those being children, one as young as 8 month old–according to this morning’s Union Leader.  So please take a moment to offer …

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Notable Quote – Frank Chodorov

On this day where we celebrate Freedom, a warning on those that would take it away: Perhaps it is an inner need that impels the socialist to his ideology, for I have never met an advocate of government intervention who did not admit, inadvertently, his own capacity for commissariat functions.  He always has a plan, …

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Modern ‘Episcopal’ Family

New Hampshire Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson is retiring.  His successor was chosen from these three candidates. William W. Rich, senior associate rector for Christian Formation at Trinity Episcopal Church in Boston; A Homosexual man married to a man. Penelope Maud Bridges, rector of St. Francis Episcopal Church in Great Falls, Va.:A divorced woman. Rev. A. …

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