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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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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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Dec 02 2014

** TOMORROW** While You are Christmas Shopping…

“Don’t ever take a fence down until you know the reason it was put up.” G. K. Chesterton A brief update: Greetings from Texas!  I am taking a sabbatical of sorts and RVing in the hill country of Texas. I say this as an explanation of why there hasn’t been a recent edition of our …

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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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Feb 27 2014

**BREAKING** HELP STOP THE NEW 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   “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 …

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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 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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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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May 15 2013

*Action Alert* Medicaid Expansion Battle Pt. 2 “Lipstick on a Pig”

“Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is argument of tyrants.It is the creed of slaves.”–William Pitt in the House of Commons November 18, 1783 “The appropriation of public money is always is perfectly lovely until some one is asked to pay the bill..” President Calvin Coolidge–New York Herald Tribune, August …

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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 05 2013

*Action* Alert for Medicaid Expansion!

  It was reported in the Detroit News yesterday that Gov. Snyder will make a decision on Medicaid expansion THIS THURSDAY! “Lansing — Gov. Rick Snyder will fire the first shot in the next health care skirmish Thursday when he recommends in his budget presentation to the Legislature whether Michigan should open Medicaid to as …

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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 07 2012

RTW Bills Pass! What is Next?

Yesterday was truly an historic day for Michigan. Last night I was at the Capitol as the Senate passed their RTW bill (the House had passed theirs earlier in the day) while Union “activists” chanted “Shame on You”. As a liberty loving UAW retiree I can honestly say I have waited for this day for …

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Dec 06 2012

RTW Updates from the Front Lines! Out of State Union “Activists” Bused in!

UPDATE 3:45pm I decided to slow down the video (below) to see if I could catch any out of state Union “activists” by their sings, jacket etc and sure enough, right there holding up a sign Sheet Metal workers Local #24 from Ohio bused in. How nice to have personal days paid for by your …

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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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Dec 02 2012

Action Alert for Right to Work in Michigan!

Just this week you witnessed the impact that citizen lobbing can have as the Health Care Exchange bill was defeated in Committee. We NOW need to turn our efforts to an historic, revolutionary piece of legislation for Michigan, the auto capitol, Right to Work. The back story is that the Governor has finally conceded and …

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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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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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