Tag Archive: Michigan tea party

Apr 30 2017

MICHIGAN News – Bills to Support and Kill

“Against the insidious wiles of foreign influence, (I conjure you to believe me fellow citizens) the jealousy of a free people ought to be constantly awake; since history and experience prove that foreign influence is one of the most baneful foes of Republican Government.” George Washington Farewell Address — 1796 “The propriety of a law, …

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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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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 09 2016

So this is How We Beat Hillary??

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“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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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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Apr 30 2014

Taxes,Taxes and More Taxes!

“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 v. Maryland — 1819 “The power to tax is the power to destroy.” Ronald Reagan ~ Address to the Nation on Tax Reform, May 28, …

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Dec 12 2013

Political Class Protection Act ~ SB661~ Follow Up

I wanted to follow up with you on the House vote of  SB 661, the “Political Class Protection Act”  The bill passed with a 56-52 vote with some changes and now goes back to the Senate (The one five minute or less action item) The good news is that caucus primary spending was stripped. However, …

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Nov 15 2013

Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap

“The price of freedom is eternal vigilance.” ~ Thomas Jefferson 3rd president of US (1743 – 1826)   If you believe in limited government and liberty you need to be eternally vigilant because the political ruling class it always vigilant to retain their power. SB 661 is a case in point. The bill would amend …

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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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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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Jun 19 2013

BREAKING! MI Medicaid Expansion Update CALL NOW!

Just in….WORD is there are not enough votes in the Senate to pass the bill (despite promises of special deals and pork barrel projects) We need to put pressure on Senate majority leader Randy Richardville. He makes the decision to bring it to a vote. He SHOULD NOT bring it to a vote unless he …

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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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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 12 2013

*BREAKING* ObamaCare Vote Imminent!

We have learned that the 30.9 million of Federal money being offered to Michigan to fund the Health Care Exchange (referenced in our Jan. 29th “2013 Obama Care in MI and More! article) could see a Committee vote anytime! Grassroots in Michigan joined with other activists from across the state has issued a Press Release …

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Nov 28 2012

Critical Message on Passage of (Obama Care) in MI!

The liberties of our country, the freedom of our civil constitution, are worth defending against all hazards: And it is our duty to defend them against all attacks.” Samuel Adams Michiganders, First I want to apologize for having to send this during the Holiday season. I shouldn’t have to: the legislature should not be in …

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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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Jun 13 2012

BREAKING! Today’s Action Alert

Michiganders, YOU helped get it out of Committee NOW lets get it passed! Please e-mail/call your Senator asap and tell them to VOTE YES ON HB 4116 Contact Information for your Senator can be found HERE HB 4116 In a nutshell: The bill would establish a review protocol by the attorney general for cross-boundary memorandums …

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Dec 12 2011

MI News- Vote on HB 5014, Senator Apologizes

With only three voting session days remaining for 2011, news sources are reporting that a push to vote on HB 5014 is likely this week before legislators go on Christmas vacation! The reason for the push is that the state must apply for the Federal money soon, so it must be included in this round …

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Dec 06 2011

Its not Party but Principle

“There are no easy answers’ but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right.” Ronald Reagan Regular readers here are aware of an e-mail I received from Senator Rick Jones. Those who missed that issue may access it HERE This Monday, Dec. 5th I send a …

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