Category Archives: Freedom

Why should you care if the government can store your phone records and email?


Are you bothered by the recent news about the incredible level of snooping being done by the U.S. Government?  What exactly is the problem? “The NSA has built an infrastructure that allows it to intercept almost everything. If I wanted … Continue reading

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Should Michigan Re-Elect Fred Upton?


Don’t Tell the NRA, but Fred Upton is Anti-Gun | RedState http://www.redstate.com/dhorowitz3/2012/07/30/don%E2%80%99t-tell-the-nra-but-fred-upton-is-anti-gun/

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Dude, where did my Congressman go?


Where it comes to politics, sometimes the level of noise is too great.  But sometimes it is just TOO quiet.  It seems the only time I hear from Congressman Mike Rogers (MI-08) is when he is running for re-election.  So I’m … Continue reading

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What can YOU do?


What Can You Do? So many of our friends, neighbors and relatives are still asleep and have little idea what is coming.  Few understand the implications of continually printing money with no real backing and aren’t aware of the resulting … Continue reading

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Community Discussion Forum: Protection Against the Declining Dollar


What is happening with our economy and our federal government? The facts are readily available.  No attempt is being made to reign in excessive federal spending – – which now totals $1.5 Trillion more annually than total revenues and taxes.  Further, the evidence … Continue reading

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Chris Duane Coming to Independence Township


Blogger and concerned citizen Chris Duane will be coming to Independence Twp. in either late April or early June. I’m looking for the appropriate forum in which to host this event, and looking to co-host this with a local group … Continue reading

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Should the Goal be “No Labels” or “No Fables”?


I’m constantly surprised by the ways people can get sucked into things that sound good on the surface but have no real substance.

But do good intentions help to solve real problems? What beliefs and values do these people and organizations subscribe to in order to guide their thinking, if anything? Do they have positions on anything, or are they just wanting to “go with the flow” espoused by their leaders?

Personally, I just want people, politicians and special interest groups to give me the truth – – no fables or half-truths – – and then we can have an intelligent conversation about we need to do to fix something and move the country forward. Until we quit shouting at one another and deal with the brutal facts we are facing, we will never fix what ails us in America.
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