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Jan 29 2013

2013 ObamaCare in MI and More!

A new year, new legislative session, new legislators, and new Committee Chairs and assignments! So we are going to focus on those issues that are on the fast tract,items named by Gov Snyder in his 2013 State of the State address. (pg-33-40)   Because we recognize that most people’s time is limited and that contacting …

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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 11 2012

A Veteran Speaks…Never, Never, Never Give Up!

    A Veteran speaks…“We should never despair, our situation before has been unpromising and has changed for the better, so I trust, it will again. If new difficulties arise, we must only put forth new exertions and proportion our efforts to the exigency of the times.” –George Washington, letter to Philip Schuyler, 1777   …

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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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Mar 23 2012

A Call to Michigan Activists!

As you can see I wrote the letter below in early March but never sent  or posted it because the Delegate Controversy took a priority. However, now I am glad I didn’t send it as another incident involving once again “usual suspects” Randy Bishop, aka “Trucker Randy” (with buddy Doug Sedenquist of the Delta Area …

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Nov 11 2011

SB 693 Passes – On to the House!

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As many of you know and not totally unsurprising SB 693 (the creation of a MI Health Exchange mandated in Obama Care The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) passed. I watched on line at Michigan Government Television (MTV) Below you will find a Roll Call of how all GOP Senators voted, for and …

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May 17 2010

Thats the Way, Ahuh ahuh We like it Ahuh ahuh…And a M.A.P.S Update!

Gov Christie tells it like it is.. …..The M.A.P.S Volunteer Campaign Workshop May 13 got off to a great start! Precinct delegates, candidates and a tea party organizer were in attendance and enthusiasm was high. Request to conduct more Workshops and from candidates for our Questionnaire continue to come in. We are working on an …

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May 03 2010

M.A.P.S Has Arrived! And Coming to a City Near You!

Introducing M.A.P.S… Dear Fellow Patriot and Constitutional Conservative: M.A.P.S has arrived…and we will come to your town! To schedule a M.A.P.S Workshop in your area, e-mail us at grassrootsinmi@gmail.com…. ….As you know, we need to ensure that Constitutional Conservatives get elected this November so that we can end the Bailout, TARP, Porkulus, Obamacare madness both …

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Apr 26 2010

Just in! HB 6075 a necessary step to regulate abortion coverage under national healthcare if the Cox lawsuit is not successful

HB 6075

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Apr 18 2010

Tea Party News and Pictures

34% Say They Or Someone Close To Them Part of Tea Party Movement Twenty-four percent (24%) of U.S. voters now say they consider themselves a part of the Tea Party movement, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey. That’s an eight-point increase from 16% a month ago. …..TO READ THE REST OF THE …

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Apr 14 2010

TAX DAY TEA PARTY AT YOUR STATE CAPITOL

When: April 15, 2010 Noon-2:00pm Where: The State Capital Building 100 N. Capitol Ave, Lansing, MI April 15th marks the day when many Americans pay more than their fair share in taxes. Grass roots patriots in Michigan will join thousands across the state of Michigan and the nation to voice our opposition to big government …

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Apr 13 2010

MAKE A CALL FOR MICHIGAN SOVEREIGNTY TODAY!

I spoke with Rep. Opssommer yesterday and he informed that he would be having a meeting with Mark Meadows THIS WEDNESDAY about HJR YY As you recall HJR YY would amend Michigan’s Constitution by creating a Federalism Commission to charged with monitoring and reviewing federal laws and mandates to determine if they violate the Michigan …

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Apr 12 2010

AFTER ACTION REPORT: Tea Party Express Tour Michigan

You’ll have to excuse my brevity here but I am still recovering from a whirlwind and demanding tour schedule as a guest speaker for the Michigan leg of the Tea Party Express. Ten cities and over 500 miles in 4 days! Great turnout in all cities and Bart Stupak resigns…Perfect Well every picture tells a …

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Apr 07 2010

HOPE TO MEET YOU! Come on out to a location near you

Besides being a speaker, I will be on the Tea Party Express bus doing a daily blog as well as other social networking activities such as Face Book, (search for “Grassroots in Michigan”) on Twitter as “apackof2″ And MIgrassroots look for the hashtags #mitcot and #TPEXMI hashtags in addition to our Grassroots in Michigan Ning …

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Apr 02 2010

Liberal “reporter” and homosexual Activist Tries to Bully His Way Into Private Grassroots in Michigan Meeting!

Many in the tea party movement are aware of the increasing attempts by liberals (progressives) to try and smear tea party activists or tie the whole movement to a few extremists. We are also aware of the intimidation tactics often used by the left to bully or scare tea party activists or even in some …

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Apr 01 2010

ASSERT MICHIGAN’S SOVEREIGHTY! SUPPORT HJR YY!

Why is HJR YY so critically needed? If enacted into law and formally approved by voters, HJR YY would: Amend the state Constitution to Create a Federalism Commission bicameral and bipartisan commission charged with monitoring and reviewing federal laws and mandates to determine if they violate the Michigan Constitution or if they violate such areas …

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Mar 28 2010

MICHIGAN TEA PARTY ORGANIZER TO JOIN TEA PARTY EXPRESS “VOTE THEM OUT’ TOUR

Exciting News! I have been invited to be on the Michigan leg of the Tea Party Express “Vote Them Out” Tour! The Michigan leg of the tour is April 8-11, and the bus will be coming to Ironwood, Escanaba, Sault Sainte Marie, Traverse City Grand Rapids, Lansing and Detroit. This is a tremendous opportunity to …

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Mar 26 2010

Timeline of Major Provisions in the Democrats’ Health Care Package

Timeline of Major Provisions in the Democrats’ Health Care Package

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Mar 23 2010

So this is what change looks like…

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