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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 22 2012

A Story of Thanksgiving

Many of you are acquainted with Corrie Ten Boom’s story through her book, “The Hiding Place” but for those who are not a little background. During World War 2 Corrie’s family who were Dutch Christians hid Jews in their home and helped many Jews escape the Nazi Holocaust. However, in 1944 Corrie and her family …

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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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Nov 06 2012

Who Should NOT Vote?

  “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 …

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Nov 02 2012

Special Election Edition

Michigan Voters, I have been pretty silent lately but it’s because I as well as others have been engaged in local races. However, the sheer number of Ballot Proposals we Michigan voters confront seems very much like a “people’s Constitutional Convention”. Necessarily, then much of our attention has been turned to researching in order to …

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Sep 05 2012

From the “Way Back ” Machine

“Return with us now to those thrilling days of yesterday!” It was Fall of 2009 in the heady beginning of the Tea Party movement and a group of Tea Party activists gathered to protest and present Debbie Stabenow a giant Pink Slip.. It is good to sometimes reminiscence,to look back in fondness, to remember and …

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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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Apr 25 2012

A Few Things You Should Know…

  It seems like it’s been awhile since our last post but we have been busy on a local level. Grassroots here in Delhi Township have formed a Ballot Question Committee and have been fighting the “usual suspects” the big government, big spending, elitists good ole’ boys, RINOs, Progressives, and enviro-bullies, using every dirty trick …

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Mar 05 2012

UPDATE: MI Delegate Controversy

John Adams with quote

Fellow Michiganders, Immediately following the announcement that the MIGOP would allocate the Republican Party’s two at-large delegates from Tuesday’s statewide primary to candidate Mitt Romney, there was breaking news of a teleconference by the MIGOP Credentials Committees which set off a firestorm that is making national news headlines (example headlines are linked below). I’ve received …

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Mar 01 2012

Dele-Gate: Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap

The Michigan blogsphere and Facebook is spinning with a story that broke on Right Michigan Apparently in a late night smokey back room deal, The GOP Credentials Committee met last night and overturned their own rules and awarded both at-large delegates to Mitt Romney(Care) and as a result, instead of a tie at 14 each, …

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Feb 19 2012

Understanding the Health Care Litigation, Part One

From THE WIZARD OF LAWS After all the politics appearing in these hallowed pages lately, it’s time to get back to fundamentals, as befits the Wizard of Laws. (Though I dare say that my January 7 and November 9 posts below have been amply vindicated). The big event of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2011-2012 term …

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Feb 03 2012

Why I am Supporting Clark Durant for US Senate

  “When you become entitled to exercise the right of voting for public officers, let it be impressed upon your mind that God commands you to choose for rulers, ‘just men who will rule in the fear of God.’ The preservation of government depends on the faithful discharge of this duty; if the citizens neglect …

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Dec 01 2011

Public Committee Meeting on Obama Care!

Two Important Action Items! 1. Public House Care Policy Committee on SB 693, the creation of a Michigan Health Care Exchange mandated by The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) known as “Obama Care” 2. House vote on H.B 5014: Appropriations- Referenced on Nov. 11th HERE a. The Senate added $9.8 million from a …

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Nov 27 2011

U.S. Senate Candidate Forum

WHEN: Tuesday, November 29, 2011 from 7 to 9 pm. WHERE: Baker’s Banquet Facility in Milford,MI Map HERE The there will be ample time before and after the forum to meet all of the candidates. Sponsored by : The Brighton Tea Party Rattle With Us Lakes Area Tea Party ReTakeOur Gov Tea Party Patriots of …

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Nov 14 2011

LIAR! MI Senator to Tea Party Organizer!

I would like to share with you some insight in to the methodology of the passage of SB 693… and the fall out Evidently some of Sen. Rick Jones (24th District) constituents were not happy with his yes vote or his comment on the Senate floor that I shared with you in the last Newsletter …

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Nov 11 2011

SB 693 Passes – On to the House!

Dunce crying elephant

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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Nov 03 2011

NPV and the Battle for Michigan

Matt Lori

Michiganders, We are in a battle here. But first of all I would like to thank the one hundred and thirteen patriots who send e-mail testimonies of their opposition of the National Popular Vote Compact. Testimonies are entered into record and can be view HERE (scroll to bottom of pg) I would also like to …

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Oct 24 2011

Obama Care – Follow the Money – In YOUR State

follow the money

After Action Report – House Health Care Policy Committee Meeting FURTHER ACTION NEEDED   For being such short notice, as these meetings usual are we had a decent turn out and therefore we were able to turn in testimony cards of our opposition to establishing an Obama Care Health Exchange. In attendance were also several …

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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)

I love Luch color

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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Jul 21 2011

Why People Do Not Last in Politics

Editor’s Note: This article is reprinted here with permission and was originally published on Grassroots in Nebraska. As Norlyn said recently, it can take a long time to turn a bad trend around, sometimes years, and therefore, distributing good information is the most effective thing we can do. Our regular publishing routine has been interrupted …

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