Tag Archive: Randy Richardville

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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Sep 02 2013

Not So Fast! Medicaid Expansion STILL in the Senate! YOUR Voice Needed!

  Michigan Citizens, The Medicaid Expansion bill is still in the Senate. Why you may ask? After the initial vote there was ANOTHER vote to give the bill immediate effect. According to the Michigan Constitution there needs to be 2/3 majority vote to give a bill immediate effect or else the bill (HB 4714) does …

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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 29 2013

Michigan News and Alerts!

One insidious practice which sugar-coats the dose of Federal intrusion is the division of expense for public improvements or services between state and national treasuries…. The average American, believing in our dual-sovereignty system, must feel that the policy of national-doles to the states is bad and may become disastrous. We may go on yet for …

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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 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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Jan 29 2013

2013 ObamaCare in MI and More!

A new year, new legislative session, new legislators, and new Committee Chairs and assignments! So we are going to focus on those issues that are on the fast tract,items named by Gov Snyder in his 2013 State of the State address. (pg-33-40)   Because we recognize that most people’s time is limited and that contacting …

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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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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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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 23 2012

A Call to Michigan Activists!

As you can see I wrote the letter below in early March but never sent  or posted it because the Delegate Controversy took a priority. However, now I am glad I didn’t send it as another incident involving once again “usual suspects” Randy Bishop, aka “Trucker Randy” (with buddy Doug Sedenquist of the Delta Area …

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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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Dec 07 2011

The Politics of Destruction

There was once a time in America when character, honesty and yes even chivalry were necessary prerequisites for leadership. Evidently, those days are long gone. As an example  I point to Senator Rick Jones comments after learning I had filed a Senate ethics complaint against him for cyber bullying As quoted in several news sources: …

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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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