Tag Archive: Joan Fabiano

Mar 13 2016

“Let all the poisons….

“Let all the poisons that lurk in the mud now hatch out.” “I Claudius” by Robert Graves   My story on Bill Nowling, the former spokesperson for the Michigan Republican Party, Governor Rick Snyder’s 2010 campaign and current communications strategist to the Snyder administration who “FELT THE BERN” and voted for self-described socialist Democrat Bernie …

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Mar 06 2016

Vote Your Conscience this Tuesday

“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 is …

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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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Aug 18 2014

Age Old Human Condition Rears its Ugly Head -County Convention Aftermath

  “What good does it do to have the ear of the Governor if you don’t have anything to say except ‘Okay’?“ Deb O’Hagan,  grassroots Constitutional Conservative activist     An age old human condition reared its ugly head at MIGOP County Conventions across the state Thursday evening. The condition I am referring to is …

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Aug 18 2014

**ATTENTION** FIGHTERS OF COMMOM CORE!

The State Board of Education is seeking public input on the criteria and qualifications for the next State Superintendent! “The State Board is in the planning process of developing the qualifications and criteria to appoint the next State Superintendent, succeeding Mike Flanagan, who will be retiring one year from now.” Opportunities to make your voice …

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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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Aug 09 2013

I Didn’t See that Coming! + Special Invitation

“If we move in mass, be it ever so circuitously, we shall attain our object; but if we break into squads, everyone pursuing the path he thinks most direct, we become an easy conquest to those who can now barely hold us in check.” Thomas Jefferson letter to William Duane — 1811   I Didn’t …

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Jul 02 2013

*BREAKING* Committee Meeting Tomorrow on Medicaid Expansion Bill!

COMMITTEE MEETING TOMORROW! Committee Government Operations Clerk Phone Number 373-3543 Location  Rooms 402 and 403, Capitol Building, 100 S. Capitol Avenue, Lansing, MI 48933 Date  Wednesday, 7/3/2013 Time 9:30 am Agenda  Healthy Michigan Workgroup update (on HB 4714) And any other business properly before the committee. Chair  Randy Richardville   EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) – …

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Jun 21 2013

David vs Goliath ~ An After Action Report

“Next time someone says the Tea Party is insignificant, tell them to ask Israel.”   Thursday, a true David and Goliath story unfolded at the Capitol. Limited government activists, managed a stunning upset when the Senate adjourned without voting on the Medicaid Expansion bill (HB 4714) ,despite a frenzy of lobbying by Governor Snyder and …

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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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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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Mar 03 2013

FOLLOW THE MONEY Obama Care Voter Pt. 1

Michigan Citizens   “Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty.” – Wendell Phillips, (1811-1884), abolitionist, orator and columnist for The Liberator, in a speech before the Massachusetts Antislavery Society in 1852   1. Always follow the money 2. Voting for Right to Work does NOT give you a pass on other issues. 3.“Pelosi Postion”(pass the …

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Feb 28 2013

If You Can’t Be in Lansing TODAY, You CAN Still Do This!

As you know, the Federal Level One Grant Appropriations bill HB 4111 for the implementation of the Obama Care Health Care Exchange will be voted on today in the House. Even if you can not make to Lansing YOUR voice needs to be heard! Apparently there are not enough GOP votes to pass HB 4111, …

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Feb 06 2013

*BREAKING* Snyder to Expand Medicaid in Michigan!

The Federal money still needs to be Appropriated so we now need to turn out attention to SB 41 which prohibits the expansion of Medicaid in Michigan 105c. (1) The state shall not expand medical assistance program eligibility to nonelderly individuals with income at or below 133% of the federal poverty guidelines as directed under …

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Dec 31 2012

A Great Way to Ring in the New Year!

Happy New Year Michigan! We are ringing in the new year with a new look to our web site! We will still have some tweaking but we would like to know how YOU like the new look? Please feel free to leave your comments. Also we will be changing how we deliver our Newsletter. In …

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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 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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