Category Archive: Elections 2014

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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Aug 18 2014

“Wes Press” – 3rd Edition

Behind the Scenes but Not in Front!?   Dear Delegates/Alternates and other interested parties, The County Conventions are now over and who will be attending the Republican State Convention as voting delegates has been determined. The reports coming out on how the different counties handled the election process have been interesting to say the least. …

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Aug 14 2014

“WES PRESS” 2nd Edition

Hello Precinct Delegates and other interested parties,   BE A KING NOT A PAWN   It troubles me when some in our party proclaim that delegates should be a rubber stamp in support of the Governor’s choice for Lieutenant Governor – both in your vote and your voice. They are saying you are welcome to …

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Aug 12 2014

** SPECIAL MESSAGE ** Wes Press 1ST Edition

  Hello Precinct Delegates and other interested parties, My name is Wes Nakagiri and I’m sure you have heard by now that I am running for the position of Lieutenant Governor. The Lieutenant Governor will be selected BY THE DELEGATES at the MIGOP State Convention on Saturday, August 23rd. If you are wondering why I …

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Aug 06 2014

HUGE Victory for the Tea Party!

“We may not win them all, but we will win some and we’ll be coming back for more.” Sharon Lollio,  Rattle with Us Founder       Tea Party backed newcomer Lee Chatfield scored a huge win last night over incumbent Rep.Frank Foster in the 107th District! Republican voters rejected Foster’s support of Medicaid Expansion, …

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Aug 04 2014

VOTER’S GUIDE and the MIGOP Mafia

“If ever time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand in need of its experienced patriots to prevent its ruin.” Samuel Adams “Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost.” …

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Jul 27 2014

The Obama Care Michigan STATE Exchange is Making a Comeback! Which Candidates Support it?

“The ultimate arbiter is the people of the Union.”  Thomas Jefferson letter to William Johnson — 1823   Michigan Citizen Voters: As many of you know, this Tuesday: A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, (which can affect the nation) ruled 2-1 that the IRS went too far …

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Apr 30 2014

Taxes,Taxes and More Taxes!

“An unlimited power to tax involves, necessarily, a power to destroy; because there is a limit beyond which no institution and no property can bear taxation.” John Marshall ~ McCullough v. Maryland — 1819 “The power to tax is the power to destroy.” Ronald Reagan ~ Address to the Nation on Tax Reform, May 28, …

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Feb 13 2014

RNC Committeewoman Candidate Questionnaire Results

 UPDATE: Ronna Romney McDaniels won the election for new MIGOP National Committee woman.   I have received many questions from Party members about the candidates for National Committee person. In order to gain insight to give input to our state committee members I have complied a questionnaire of most asked questions. I believe that people …

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Jul 31 2013

Dog and Pony Show Update

  I attended most of today’s Government Operations Committee meeting otherwise known as the “dog and pony show” on the S-7 substitute Medicaid Expansion bill (pg 3 Sec. 105c Line 19 cites the ACA) The whole one and a half leading up to the 1:30pm break was mostly a pep rally  parade of the Expansion …

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Mar 15 2013

*ALERT* Obama Care Voters 2014 is Coming!

Apparently there are some Senators who don’t get that their position of advancing a liberal agenda is more than angering those who would be their base. Republicans of every stripe, from the “true blue” to Conservatives, tea party, limited government, pro-life, Libertarians and yes even the political “It girl” moderates HATE OBAMACARE. Let me say …

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