May 17 2016

Michigan and Michigan Parents Have a Decision to Make

RULE 10: “If you push a negative hard enough, it will push through and become a positive.” Saul Alinsky’s 12 Rules for Radicals “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people” Tenth Amendment, Bill of …

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Mar 13 2016

“Let all the poisons….

“Let all the poisons that lurk in the mud now hatch out.” “I Claudius” by Robert Graves   My story on Bill Nowling, the former spokesperson for the Michigan Republican Party, Governor Rick Snyder’s 2010 campaign and current communications strategist to the Snyder administration who “FELT THE BERN” and voted for self-described socialist Democrat Bernie …

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Mar 09 2016

So this is How We Beat Hillary??

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“Let each citizen remember at the moment he is offering his vote that he is not making a present or a compliment to please an individual – or at least that he ought not so to do; but that he is executing one of the most solemn trusts in human society for which he is …

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Mar 06 2016

Vote Your Conscience this Tuesday

“Let each citizen remember at the moment he is offering his vote that he is not making a present or a compliment to please an individual – or at least that he ought not so to do; but that he is executing one of the most solemn trusts in human society for which he is …

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Oct 19 2015

**SHOWDOWN IN LANSING** Road Funding Debate – Your Invited!

Downtown Lansing, Capital Square   In our last Newsletter we spoke about Senator Colbeck’s challenge to his colleagues in the Senate and House to dispense with politics-as-usual and debate on road funding to fix roads without raising your taxes in an open and public manner. SEE IT ON YOU TUBE HERE   Someone has taken …

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Oct 14 2015

WIN WIN Situation Here Folks!

“The simplification of anything is always sensational.”   “There is only one thing that stands in our midst, attenuated and threatened, but enthroned in some power like a ghost of the Middle Ages: the Trade Unions.” – A Short History of England – G. K. Chesterton Quotes We have an opportunity here to fix roads …

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Jun 14 2015

Be Prepared Michigan!

  June is a pivotal month for Michigan and our Country. Two extremely important rulings are due in June from the Supreme Court of the United States. Michigan citizens needs to be prepared. But first a update on just what is happening with road funding since Prop 1 was demolished at the ballot box.   …

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May 23 2015

There is No Greater Love than This

“There is no greater love than this There is no greater gift that can ever be given To be willing to die so another might live There is no greater love than this”  Steve Curtis Chapman   Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the people who died while serving …

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May 06 2015

Thank You Grassroots Activists and Michigan Voters!

Michigan voters made ‘road kill’ of Proposal 1, which failed in historic fashion   “The unofficial vote tally from SOS, not counting Lake County: 80 percent “no” to just 20 percent “yes.” Only 349,509 votes for the measure compared to 1,403,772 against it. Those numbers point to a failure of historic magnitude.” For Governor “Road …

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May 05 2015

TODAY TUES. MAY 5 is VOTING NO ON PROP 1 DAY!

“Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery.” Calvin Coolidge “I go on the principle that a public debt is a public curse, and in a Republican Government a greater curse than any other” – James Madison     Today is the day Michigan citizens send a message: We will no longer tolerate …

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Apr 19 2015

Prop 1, Earned Income Credit, Illegals & YARD SIGNS!

“Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery.”- Calvin Coolidge “I go on the principle that a public debt is a public curse, and in a Republican Government a greater curse than any other” – James Madison   First off we need to remember that Prop 1 is tied to a whole bunch …

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Apr 08 2015

Chickens Coming Home to Roost in MI

“I go on the principle that a public debt is a public curse, and in a Republican Government a greater curse than any other” – James Madison “Avoid occasions of expense. . . and avoid likewise the accumulation of debt not only by shunning occasions of expense but by vigorous exertions to discharge the debts, …

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Jan 01 2015

Happy Limited Government New Year!

“The difference between death and taxes is death doesn’t get worse every time Congress (Legislators) meets.” Will Rogers First of all I want to extend a Happy New Year to you and yours.   Secondly, this year is a defining year for Michigan and her citizens. We have an opportunity to undo a great deal …

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Dec 23 2014

Merry Christmas

“There’s never been a greater love Since the world began God the Father sent His Son And we held Him in our hand He wrapped His love in flesh and blood And took the form of man” Bryan Duncan from “Christmas is Jesus”   Michiganders,   I wanted to share some Christmas music that has …

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Dec 18 2014

Snyder’s New Proposal for Road Funding

“I contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle.” Sir Winston Churchill   The legislature is being asked to approve a wholesale tax on motor fuels, registration changes for motor vehicles registrations and heavy …

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Dec 16 2014

**TODAY** “Christmas Chicken” with the Lame Ducks

  “I contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle.” Sir Winston Churchill CALL YOUR HOUSE REP HERE: NO NEW TAXES!! Contact Gov. Snyder Phone: 517) 373-3400 Contact Lt. Gov. Calley Phone: 517-373-6800 Contact …

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Dec 11 2014

**TODAY** Not to Late to Stop the Internet Tax!

“I contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle.” Sir Winston Churchill CALL YOU HOUSE REP HERE: NO INTERNET TAX!! You may also wish to contact House Speaker Bolger Jase Bolger Phone: (517) 373-1787 …

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Dec 02 2014

** TOMORROW** While You are Christmas Shopping…

“Don’t ever take a fence down until you know the reason it was put up.” G. K. Chesterton A brief update: Greetings from Texas!  I am taking a sabbatical of sorts and RVing in the hill country of Texas. I say this as an explanation of why there hasn’t been a recent edition of our …

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Sep 11 2014

NEVER FORGET Our Enemy Has Not

September 11, 2001 started out like any other day for me as it did for most people. My niece, who was staying with me, had just moved back to Michigan from New York City were she had been going to school to become a lawyer. She was already up and on the computer when I …

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Aug 18 2014

Age Old Human Condition Rears its Ugly Head -County Convention Aftermath

  “What good does it do to have the ear of the Governor if you don’t have anything to say except ‘Okay’?“ Deb O’Hagan,  grassroots Constitutional Conservative activist     An age old human condition reared its ugly head at MIGOP County Conventions across the state Thursday evening. The condition I am referring to is …

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