Tag Archive: Lansing

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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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 11 2013

Obama Care UDATE & Part 2 of Follow The Money – Obama Care Voters

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 Your efforts on behalf of a free Michigan ARE paying off!   According to an article in The Detroit News  the latest directive from HHS …

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Feb 27 2013

People Needed in Lansing!

Today, the House advanced the Federal Level One Grant Appropriations bill HB 4111 for the implementation of the Obama Care Health Care Exchange to a third reading. It WILL be voted on tomorrow! WE NEED PEOPLE TO COME TO LANSING TOMORROW FOR THE HOUSE SESSION   The House session starts at high noon tomorrow at …

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Dec 21 2012

Merry Christmas! Annual “Buy Michigan” Issue

  We usually send our Annual Buy Michigan Issue earlier in the season but a “lame duck” this year caused the delay. However, these Michigan business may be patronized year round not just during Christmas. Buying Michigan not only helps our economy but also helps our fellow Michigan business owners But before we get to …

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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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Aug 11 2012

I Want YOUR Opinion!

  BACKGROUND: HB 4116 is the bill that addresses the lack of transparency of Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) are legally binding, written documents entered into by officials in state government agencies with other parties with “uncertain statutory basis” or any central oversight, in a every increasing manner. Think of MOUs as a type of “shadow …

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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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Jan 05 2012

Senator Jones Strikes Again

Well it had to happen however what is so surprising is that it happened so soon after Senator Rick Jones comments to me. Yes I did receive an apology from Jones and accepted despite the fact it contained a lie..i.e Jones claims we “had an established history of communication” Never did. Unless you call receiving …

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Oct 17 2011

How to Become an Effective Activist – What You Need to Know to Combat the implementation of a MI Health Care Exchange (Obama Care)

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Dear Fellow Michigander, We took a necessary short hiatus to step back and analyze our methodology of effectiveness. We do NOT want to be the definition of this…”Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results… But THIS instead…Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex… It takes a …

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May 01 2011

Unholy Alliance: Radical Homosexuals and Organized Labor

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“Art, like morality, consists of drawing the line somewhere.” G. K. Chesterton English author & mystery novelist (1874 – 1936) “(T)he foundation of our national policy will be laid in the pure and immutable principles of private morality; …the propitious smiles of Heaven can never be expected on a nation that disregards the eternal rules …

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Mar 17 2011

Sure, its all Fun & Games until Someone Gets Arrested- Mug Shots of the Young & Restless Progressives

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“One consistent challenge in teaching is remembering how little students really know and how much they think they know. This is not a putdown of students. On the contrary, it is a celebration of optimism in the best sense of the word, the same optimism that was supposed to have inspired Winston Churchill to observe: …

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Nov 23 2010

Call to Convention

Fellow Conservatives Precinct Delegates, Congratulations! The success of the Tea Party movement is keeping the serious issues we face in restoring our state and Republic, the public spot light combined with activism has resulted in an historic election. However, this is the beginning of a solid foundation in which to built upon to ensure the …

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Oct 28 2010

Local TEA Party Organizer to Join Tea Party Express IV: Liberty at the Ballot Box! Tour

Lansing, MI Tea Party Organizer, Joan Fabiano of Grassroots in Michigan will join the Tea Party Express IV: Liberty at the Ballot Box! Tour in Michigan this Friday, October 29th Come out and join fellow Michigan patriots as we continue to turn out the vote and Liberate Michigan from the freedom killing Progressive(Liberal) politicians and …

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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

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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 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 20 2010

Kill or NULLIFY the Health Care Bill Rally/Protest THIS Sunday March 21

Time: March 21, 2010 from 2pm to 3:30pm Location: Capitol Ave in front of the State Capitol Street: 100 N. Capitol Ave City/Town: Lansing The US Congress is poised to “deem and pass” one of, if not the most damaging bill in US history. They are doing this despite the fact that an overwhelming majority …

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Feb 05 2010

AFTER ACTION REPORT:LIBERALS GONE WILD!

The most egregious action was before I could whip out my trusty Flip camera. However, the pudgy man, Erin Fox, in the extreme close up (sorry) is a usual suspect, “community organizer” and MoveOn.org operative I have encountered him at other actions and his modus operanti is always the same, trying to get in your …

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Oct 16 2009

AFTER ACTION REPORT: Michigan Patriots Deliver Pink Slip to Liberal Debbie Stabenow

Grassroots in Michigan organized and was joined by Tea Party of West Michigan Southwest MI Tea Party Patriots and other patriots from across Michigan to protest and deliver a Pink Slip to liberal tool Debbie Stabenow with a message, “we will do everything in our power to make sure Sen. Stabenow does not return to …

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