Category Archive: Appropriations

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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Nov 05 2013

Transparency, Accountability and Your Pocket book!

There so many bills introduced and many BAD bills that no one can possibly keep up and at times its is overwhelming.  Additionally, we are all unpaid volunteers with other responsibilities, home family, jobs. However, there are certain bills that so egregious IF we can catch them, we should. And there IS time to catch …

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Oct 14 2013

Open Letter to Our Legislators: You Have Been Given a Second Chance

This post is an open letter to our legislators.   Michigan Legislator, You have been given a second chance. To do the right thing,and regain lost support for 2014.  And second chances do not happen that often. The MIRS News service report  [1]  reported that because HB 4714 was NOT given immediate effect, that triggered …

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May 22 2013

* ACTION ITEM * Push for NITC/DRIC Bridge & ObamaCare Navigators is On!

  And to preserve their (people’s) independence, we must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt. We must make our election between economy and liberty, or profusion and servitude.“ Thomas Jefferson ~ July 12, 1816 “I favor the policy of economy, not because I wish to save money, but because I wish to …

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