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Dec 11 2012

RTW Passes as Union Thugs Rampage!

Today Michigan took a giant step towards freedom when the House passed the final Right to Work Bill. However, it was not without incident, as expected. Outside on the Capitol lawn Union “protesters” destroyed a large white tent with box cutters while shouting “scab” and “Walmart tent” and “get em” The tent was set up …

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Dec 09 2012

WARNING – Violence at the Capitol Tuesday?

All eyes will be on Michigan this week as this “Union blue state” will become the 24th Right to Work state. The final vote in the Michigan State Legislature will come Tuesday. A friend of mine said to me “I am in a ‘suspended state’ as it just hasn’t entirely sunk in”. I totally agree! …

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Dec 05 2012

UPDATE *Vital* YOU are Needed ASAP for Right to Work in Michigan!

Today and tomorrow union activists descended on the Capitol. “Tensions rose at the Capitol late in the afternoon as hundreds of union members packed into the rotunda area, blowing whistles and shouting slogans such as “Union buster” and “Right to work has got to go.” Seasoned activists from across the state are invited tomorrow (meeting …

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Nov 30 2012

Congratulations! Heath Care Exchange Bill Defeated, On to Right to Work!

The Michigan Health Care Exchange bill (SB693) was defeated in Committee! This is a victory for the grassroots, its your victory. Huge thanks to all of you who called e-mail faxed and personally went down to the Capitol. I attended the Committee meeting and decided to give my testimony HERE Sidebar: When reading my testimony …

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Nov 22 2012

A Story of Thanksgiving

Many of you are acquainted with Corrie Ten Boom’s story through her book, “The Hiding Place” but for those who are not a little background. During World War 2 Corrie’s family who were Dutch Christians hid Jews in their home and helped many Jews escape the Nazi Holocaust. However, in 1944 Corrie and her family …

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Nov 06 2012

Who Should NOT Vote?

  “Let each citizen remember at the moment he is offering his vote that he is not making a present or a compliment to please an individual — or at least that he ought not so to do; but that he is executing one of the most solemn trusts in human society for which he …

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Aug 04 2012

Last Chance to Watch the US Senate GOP Candidate Debate…Who won?

We are only 3 days away from the Primary and your last chance to watch the only debate between the remaining three candidates for US Senate, Clark Durant, Randy Heckman and Pete Hoesktra. I was at the taping watching and I can honestly say that I believe Clark Durant won by proving he will be …

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Jul 25 2012

Michigan ObamaCare UpDate

Although this is a busy election period we will continue to monitor the establishment of an “ObamaCare” Health Exchange in Michigan. Shortly after the Supreme Court ruling the governors of several states issued statements refusing to implement Health Care Exchanges in their states and  rejected the Medicaid expansion. Unfortunately, Michigan’s governor was not among them …

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Jun 26 2012

Michigan News and More

NITC/DRIC BRIDGE AGREEMENT From time to time we feature different authors who we feel add important observations and facts to an issue. The article below is written from “across the bridge” by Canadian blogger/author Ed Arditti who has closely followed the NITC/DRIC process from both sides of the Bridge and has written a series of …

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Jun 15 2012

*BREAKING* Snyder’s NITC Agreement with Canada!

JUST IN! Gov.Snyder’s Inter-local Agreement with Canada to Build the NITC Bridge! Apparently Gov. Snyder has decided to circumvent the legislature and check mate the referendum for the people to decide on the bridge that will be on the ballot this Fall with an Inter-local agreement! Keep tuned for more developments! NITC AGREEMENT Overview

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Jun 13 2012

BREAKING! Today’s Action Alert

Michiganders, YOU helped get it out of Committee NOW lets get it passed! Please e-mail/call your Senator asap and tell them to VOTE YES ON HB 4116 Contact Information for your Senator can be found HERE HB 4116 In a nutshell: The bill would establish a review protocol by the attorney general for cross-boundary memorandums …

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Mar 20 2012

It’s The Electability and Inevitability, Stupid

We don’t know about anyone else, but we’re a little tired of having our intelligence insulted. We started writing this article on Monday, well before the votes were in from “Super Tuesday”. When family matters interrupted our task, we hoped we’d be proven wrong and just have to scratch this article. But, alas, as the …

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Mar 05 2012

UPDATE: MI Delegate Controversy

John Adams with quote

Fellow Michiganders, Immediately following the announcement that the MIGOP would allocate the Republican Party’s two at-large delegates from Tuesday’s statewide primary to candidate Mitt Romney, there was breaking news of a teleconference by the MIGOP Credentials Committees which set off a firestorm that is making national news headlines (example headlines are linked below). I’ve received …

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Mar 01 2012

Dele-Gate: Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap

The Michigan blogsphere and Facebook is spinning with a story that broke on Right Michigan Apparently in a late night smokey back room deal, The GOP Credentials Committee met last night and overturned their own rules and awarded both at-large delegates to Mitt Romney(Care) and as a result, instead of a tie at 14 each, …

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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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Feb 03 2012

Why I am Supporting Clark Durant for US Senate

  “When you become entitled to exercise the right of voting for public officers, let it be impressed upon your mind that God commands you to choose for rulers, ‘just men who will rule in the fear of God.’ The preservation of government depends on the faithful discharge of this duty; if the citizens neglect …

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Jan 25 2012

YOU DID IT! – Money and Politics

Congratulations and Thank You to all who e-mailed and went to Committee Meetings! The Obama Care bill, SB693 has been killed in Committee! Special thanks to House Health Care Committee Chairwoman Rep Gail Haines for giving as “ordinary citizens” an extended opportunity to make our voices heard! And to House Majority Leader Rep Jase Bolger …

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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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Dec 12 2011

MI News- Vote on HB 5014, Senator Apologizes

With only three voting session days remaining for 2011, news sources are reporting that a push to vote on HB 5014 is likely this week before legislators go on Christmas vacation! The reason for the push is that the state must apply for the Federal money soon, so it must be included in this round …

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Dec 01 2011

Public Committee Meeting on Obama Care!

Two Important Action Items! 1. Public House Care Policy Committee on SB 693, the creation of a Michigan Health Care Exchange mandated by The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) known as “Obama Care” 2. House vote on H.B 5014: Appropriations- Referenced on Nov. 11th HERE a. The Senate added $9.8 million from a …

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