Category Archive: GOP

Nov 13 2017

Michigan News You Want to Know

Michigan Citizens, Houston we have a problem. Obama holdovers, Never Trumpers and deep state operatives are obstructing President Trump’s agenda and policy. And this time Michigan’s Rep. Kelly was a victim of that obstructionism after going through a grueling 8 month process. Michigan Rep. Tim Kelly out of running for federal post over offensive blog …

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Aug 29 2017

Why Do We Eat Our Own?

“The person who agrees with you 80 percent of the time is a friend and an ally – not a 20 percent traitor.” Ronald Reagan Trump Derangement Syndrome The obsession to mock, slander, make fun of, and defame Trump at any moment possible. A result of the 2016 presidential election were Hillary lost spectacularly, the …

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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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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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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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Mar 24 2014

Same Sex Marriage Part One

“Don’t ever take a fence down until you know the reason it was put up.” G. K. Chesterton [J]udges … should be always men of learning and experience in the laws, of exemplary morals, great patience, calmness, coolness, and attention. Their minds should not be distracted with jarring interests; they should not be dependent upon …

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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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Feb 07 2014

Memo to Conservatives: Republicans Aren’t Your Friends

I rarely publish an entire article from another source. However, I found this article to be a mirror of my thoughts. The MIGOP was quick to call for Dave Agema’s resignation(although if you are intellectually honest, some of Mr. Agema’s rhetoric WAS inappropriate and inaccurate. Mr. Agema has acknowledged that fact and apologized) but were and …

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Dec 12 2013

Political Class Protection Act ~ SB661~ Follow Up

I wanted to follow up with you on the House vote of  SB 661, the “Political Class Protection Act”  The bill passed with a 56-52 vote with some changes and now goes back to the Senate (The one five minute or less action item) The good news is that caucus primary spending was stripped. However, …

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Dec 10 2013

Tis the Season ~ To Ram Through Bad Policy

“But the mild voice of reason, pleading the cause of an enlarged and permanent interest, is but too often drowned, before public bodies as well as individuals, by the clamors of an impatient avidity for immediate and immoderate gain.” –James Madison, 1788     Sorry to have to post this when we are trying to …

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Sep 16 2013

A Day of Infamy for Michigan ~ Gov Snyder Signs Medicaid Expansion into Law

One picture is worth a thousand words…   SIDEBAR: Fourteen Senators lead by Sen. Patrick Colbeck vote NO to give the bill immediate effect therefore the bill goes not become operative until April 2014, missing the Jan 1, 2014 when ObamaCare goes into effect. Michigan Constitution: § 27 Laws, effective date. Sec. 27. No act …

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Sep 03 2013

GOP Help Pass Medicaid Expansion in the House

  Michigan Citizens, Unfortunately, as many know by now the Medicaid Expansion bill HB 4714 passed the House, the same way it passed the Senate, with help from GOP “leadership” and members of the House and Senate. State Rep. Greg MacMaster, R-Kewadin, was the only member to change his vote from June, going from a …

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Sep 02 2013

Not So Fast! Medicaid Expansion STILL in the Senate! YOUR Voice Needed!

  Michigan Citizens, The Medicaid Expansion bill is still in the Senate. Why you may ask? After the initial vote there was ANOTHER vote to give the bill immediate effect. According to the Michigan Constitution there needs to be 2/3 majority vote to give a bill immediate effect or else the bill (HB 4714) does …

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Aug 14 2013

Governor Snyder Playing Russian Roulette with Michigan Cities

An interesting item crossed my desk today. Michigan comes to market with transportation refunding deal This appears to be a PR attempt by the Governor that Michigan can borrow (via bonds) and nothing will change in consideration of the fact that the Governor Snyder and his emergency manager, Kevin Orr  have included guaranteed bonds by the city …

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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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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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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 20 2013

Calling All Republicans!

“Status quo, you know, is Latin for ‘the mess we’re in’.” President Ronald Reagan   We won a battle today, there was no vote (HB 4714) on the Medicaid Expansion but the war is not over. Indications are TODAY IS KEY to defeating the ObamaCare Medicaid Expansion in Michigan as a vote is being pressed. …

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Jun 16 2013

The New MI Democrat Party

“A troubled and afflicted mankind looks to us, pleading for us to keep our rendezvous with destiny; that we will uphold the principles of self-reliance, self-discipline, morality, and, above all, responsible liberty for every individual that we will become that shining city on a hill.” ― Ronald Reagan “The future doesn’t belong to the faint …

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Mar 22 2013

Congratulations! Michigan Liberty Lovers!

“Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty.” Wendell Phillips, (1811-1884), abolitionist, orator and columnist for The Liberator, in a speech before the Massachusetts Antislavery Society in 1852,   The Level One Federal funding appropriation bill for the (Obama Care) Health Insurance Exchange did NOT come up before the Senate for a vote and the Senate …

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