Category Archive: National Legislative Issues

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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Oct 15 2013

Constitutional Convention Buzz: Good or Bad Idea?

A Michigan proposal petitioning Congress to convene a Constitutional Convention to consider a Balanced Budget Amendment, Senate Joint Resolution V, was introduced in May of this year and will be up for a Committee vote TODAY: Government Operations DATE: Tuesday, October 15, 2013 TIME: 1:00 p.m. PLACE: Rooms 402 and 403, Capitol Building, 100 S. …

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Jun 29 2013

Michigan News and Alerts!

One insidious practice which sugar-coats the dose of Federal intrusion is the division of expense for public improvements or services between state and national treasuries…. The average American, believing in our dual-sovereignty system, must feel that the policy of national-doles to the states is bad and may become disastrous. We may go on yet for …

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Jun 04 2013

What He Said!!

“And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.” John 8:32   “Freedom had been hunted round the globe; reason was considered as rebellion; and the slavery of fear had made men afraid to think. But such is the irresistible nature of truth, that all it asks, and all it wants, …

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Jun 28 2012

SCOTUS Slip Opinion on Obama Care

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Feb 19 2012

Understanding the Health Care Litigation, Part One

From THE WIZARD OF LAWS After all the politics appearing in these hallowed pages lately, it’s time to get back to fundamentals, as befits the Wizard of Laws. (Though I dare say that my January 7 and November 9 posts below have been amply vindicated). The big event of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2011-2012 term …

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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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Nov 14 2011

LIAR! MI Senator to Tea Party Organizer!

I would like to share with you some insight in to the methodology of the passage of SB 693… and the fall out Evidently some of Sen. Rick Jones (24th District) constituents were not happy with his yes vote or his comment on the Senate floor that I shared with you in the last Newsletter …

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Nov 03 2011

NPV and the Battle for Michigan

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Michiganders, We are in a battle here. But first of all I would like to thank the one hundred and thirteen patriots who send e-mail testimonies of their opposition of the National Popular Vote Compact. Testimonies are entered into record and can be view HERE (scroll to bottom of pg) I would also like to …

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Oct 24 2011

Obama Care – Follow the Money – In YOUR State

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After Action Report – House Health Care Policy Committee Meeting FURTHER ACTION NEEDED   For being such short notice, as these meetings usual are we had a decent turn out and therefore we were able to turn in testimony cards of our opposition to establishing an Obama Care Health Exchange. In attendance were also several …

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Aug 18 2011

GOP Gives the NPV a Big Thumbs Down!

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Just as Rep. Matt Lori (R)  was set to re-introduce the National Popular Vote here in Michigan the GOP National Committee voted of a resolution opposing it. “Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus and other officials said their aim was to send a message to state legislatures around the country that that the GOP is …

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Aug 10 2011

NPV “Arrives” in Michigan…To Arms!

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“Whenever a man has cast a longing eye on offices, a rottenness begins in his conduct.” ~Thomas Jefferson It was going to happen and now it has, the National Popular Vote Compact, (NPV) another political scheme and nail in the coffin of the Republic is being introduced by Rep. Matt Lori (R) The same Matt …

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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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