Tag Archive: Gov. Snyder

Apr 14 2017

MICHIGAN NEWS

“Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing. And that you may be always doing good, my dear, is the ardent prayer of yours affectionately.” Thomas Jefferson letter to …

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Jun 14 2015

Be Prepared Michigan!

  June is a pivotal month for Michigan and our Country. Two extremely important rulings are due in June from the Supreme Court of the United States. Michigan citizens needs to be prepared. But first a update on just what is happening with road funding since Prop 1 was demolished at the ballot box.   …

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May 05 2015

TODAY TUES. MAY 5 is VOTING NO ON PROP 1 DAY!

“Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery.” Calvin Coolidge “I go on the principle that a public debt is a public curse, and in a Republican Government a greater curse than any other” – James Madison     Today is the day Michigan citizens send a message: We will no longer tolerate …

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Apr 08 2015

Chickens Coming Home to Roost in MI

“I go on the principle that a public debt is a public curse, and in a Republican Government a greater curse than any other” – James Madison “Avoid occasions of expense. . . and avoid likewise the accumulation of debt not only by shunning occasions of expense but by vigorous exertions to discharge the debts, …

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Dec 18 2014

Snyder’s New Proposal for Road Funding

“I contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle.” Sir Winston Churchill   The legislature is being asked to approve a wholesale tax on motor fuels, registration changes for motor vehicles registrations and heavy …

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Dec 16 2014

**TODAY** “Christmas Chicken” with the Lame Ducks

  “I contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle.” Sir Winston Churchill CALL YOUR HOUSE REP HERE: NO NEW TAXES!! Contact Gov. Snyder Phone: 517) 373-3400 Contact Lt. Gov. Calley Phone: 517-373-6800 Contact …

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Aug 18 2014

“Wes Press” – 3rd Edition

Behind the Scenes but Not in Front!?   Dear Delegates/Alternates and other interested parties, The County Conventions are now over and who will be attending the Republican State Convention as voting delegates has been determined. The reports coming out on how the different counties handled the election process have been interesting to say the least. …

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Jun 11 2014

**TODAY** Politicans Push for YOUR Money! Call to Say “NO”!

“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   This it it folks, Senate Majority leader, Randy Richardville is pushing for a roll call vote today because he is being pushed by the Governor to increase fuel or sales …

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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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Aug 25 2013

The Medicaid Expansion ~ Politics, Policy, Practicality, Principles

“There is but one straight course, and that is to seek truth and pursue it steadily.” George Washington, letter to Edmund Randolph — 1795 “We lay it down as a fundamental, that laws, to be just, must give a reciprocation of right; that, without this, they are mere arbitrary rules of conduct, founded in force, …

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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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Jun 13 2013

*Action Alert* TODAY! Medicaid Expansion Vote!

“How willing they (the states) have been since the New Deal to take the Federal government’s money.. And it seems to me that they (the states) have compromised their status as independent sovereigns because they are so dependent on what the Federal Government has done, they should not be surprised that the Federal Government, having …

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Jun 11 2013

State-wide Grassroots Activists Open Letter to Governor Snyder

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 11, 2013 CONTACT Joan Fabiano   517- Jen Kuznicki   989-   State-wide Grassroots Activists Open Letter to Governor Snyder   Lansing – With the announcement of Governor Snyder’s intent to call in Health and Human Services (HHS) secretary Kathleen Sebelius to help further expand Medicaid in Michigan despite overwhelming opposition from the …

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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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May 10 2013

* UPDATE * Rally Against Common Core!

Stop Common Core in Michigan Rally Flyer (Click on View Full Post Button)

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May 08 2013

Rally Against Common Core!

RALLY AGAINST COMMON CORE! When Tuesday, May 14, 2013 11:30am until 2:00pm Rally near the Capitol against Common Core and for keeping the prohibition in the budget – not one dime to be spent in MI on national standards with Common Core and the Smarter Balance testing. (The budget is about to be approved – …

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Mar 05 2013

Deals with Democrats Made? Rules Supsended Senate Votes on HB 4111 Tomorroww

If you haven’t contacted your Senator about HB 4111 NOW is the time.. We don’t want to give them the excuse they did not know the wishes “of the people.”   *The rules were suspended bumping up HB 4111 to a probable vote tomorrow MICHIGAN SENATE DAILY CALENDAR Wednesday, March 6, 2013… <<<<<<<<<< 9 >>>>>>>>>>> …

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Feb 27 2013

>>TODAY EXTREME URGENT<< Vote of Obama Care Could Come Today

>>>>>>>>>BREAKING!<<<<<<<<<<   Despite your wishes, today the House Appropriations Committee *voted to pass out theLevel One Federal Grant to set up an Obama Care Health Care Exchange in Michigan!  EVERYONE NEEDS TO BE ON BOARD HERE!   I called the House Floor Majority leader and the bill HB 4111 IS on the House agenda for …

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Feb 21 2013

Can I Get a Witness? Moving towards Obama Care

TODAY’S ACTION ITEM INCLUDED But first some background:   The move in Michigan towards establishing the Health Care Exchange has many components. Our sister Group, Grassroots in Nebraska founder Shelli Dawdy, reminded me that , “One of those in the Stimulus Bill AARA 2009) the National Coordinator of Health Information Technology or the “Comparative Effective …

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