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Roger Granquist

Random Thought

by Roger Granquist 1 September 2009 introduction

Currently, why do things happen the way they do? Is it because we’ve allowed it? Or because we’ve not allowed it? Or because we simply have been indifferent and just let anything happen at will. Sort of like the “wind blow[ing] where it listeth”? I think the third option is the most likely. I am [...]

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by Roger Granquist 13 August 2009 introduction

“Can you then consent to be the only sufferers by this revolution, and retiring from the field, grow old in poverty, wretchedness and contempt? Can you consent to wade through the vile mire of dependency, and owe the miserable remnant of that life to charity, which has hitherto been spent in honor? If you can [...]

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by Roger Granquist 11 August 2009 introduction

“The intellectual establishment [is] so busy demanding more power for government, more bureaucracy, regulation, spending and — oh, yes — more and more taxes, they forgot all about the secret of America’s success — opportunity for people, for all the people. … Will we heed the pessimists’ agenda of higher taxes, more bureaucracy, and a [...]

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Something Learned

by Roger Granquist 11 August 2009 introduction

Reading the news these days has become quite a chore! A person really has to surf through and be picky about the source of the news they get. In regard to that, I am always learning and reading and trying to improve the way of life for me and my family, and something came to [...]

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"Quote to Quote"

by Roger Granquist 6 August 2009 introduction

“Without liberty, law loses its nature and its name, and becomes oppression. Without law, liberty also loses its nature and its name, and becomes licentiousness.” –James Wilson, Of the Study of the Law in the United States, 1790

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Today’s Thoughts

by Roger Granquist 9 July 2009 introduction

I have a quote I came across that I thought was great to share: “Nothing so strongly impels a man to regard the interest of his constituents, as the certainty of returning to the general mass of the people, from whence he was taken, where he must participate in their burdens.”–George Mason, speech in the [...]

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Quote of the day from the Patriot Post

by Roger Granquist 16 June 2009 introduction

“It is the duty of every good citizen to use all the opportunitieswhich occur to him, for preserving documents relating to the history ofour country.” –Thomas Jefferson, letter to Hugh P. Taylor, October 4, 1823

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The Post Turtle

by Roger Granquist 15 May 2009 introduction

A doctor struck up a conversation with a hard-working 75 year old rancher while suturing a mean cut on the old man’s leathery hand. Eventually the topic got around to Obama. The old rancher said, “Well, you know, Obama is a ‘post turtle’.” Unfamiliar with the term, the doctor asked him what he meant. The [...]

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This is what my “media” shows me!

by Roger Granquist 9 May 2009 introduction

I think this might be of interest to some out there.  It’s ashame that the average media wouldn’t report much on this or show what was going on, but somehow they have the ability to take days at a time and report on trivial stuff that most could care less about!   I contend that [...]

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Godly Heritage

by Roger Granquist 7 May 2009 introduction

Alabama 1901, Preamble  We the people of the State of Alabama, invoking the favor and guidance of Almighty God, do ordain and establish the following Constitution..  Alaska 1956, Preamble We, the people of Alaska, grateful to God and to those who founded our nation and pioneered this great land.  Arizona 1911, Preamble We, the people of the State of Arizona, grateful to Almighty [...]

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