Category Archive: Budget

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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Mar 02 2014

A Tax by Any Other Name is Still a Tax

“Excessive taxation…will carry reason and reflection to every man’s door, and particularly in the hour of election”  Jefferson letter to John Taylor — 1798   Normally as readers know as an author I am quite detailed however on occasion because of a time constraint it is more important to get the basic information of an …

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Aug 13 2013

Republicrats Boost 3rd Party Movment Once Again!

  Does this need any commentary, other than this…. “No compact among men…can be pronounced everlasting and inviolable, and if I may so express myself, that no Wall of words, that no mound of parchment can be so formed as to stand against the sweeping torrent of boundless ambition on the one side, aided by …

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Jan 11 2012

2012 What’s Ahead & the Year in Review

2012 Our 2012 goals have not changed. The number one goal has always been to LIMIT the size and scope of government. The second goal is accountability and transparency from our elected officials.We WILL keep track of votes that are not in line with our Founders vision of LIMITED government and we WILL demand accountability …

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Aug 08 2011

A Bridge Too Far…Snyder Back Dooring

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“Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy”.  ~Ernest Benn MIRS is reporting that Gov. Snyder is looking elsewhere besides the Legislature and a bill  to try and get his pet project DRIC built. Word is that the Snyder administration …

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Jul 27 2011

Simple & Sweet..Do You Want to Keep Your Republic?

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QUOTATION:“Well, Doctor, what have we got—a Republic or a Monarchy?” “A Republic, if you can keep it.” Benjamin Franklin “There is no basis in the Constitution for Congress being able to abrogate their responsibilities and authority to make fiscal law and pass it off to 12 handpicked members of the aristocracy……Boehner’s bill is another example …

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Jul 22 2011

Tell Your Reps..Just Say “No”! to Cut, Cap, and Balance

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Feigning Powerlessness to Retain Power House Republicans are certainly afraid that they could be accused of causing a default on the debt.  But with almost $200 billion in monthly revenue, there is no shortage of money to pay the necessary $39 billion monthly tab to the creditors of the United States.  Any accusation of precipitating …

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