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Mar 22 2018

The Passing of a Patriot

I am deeply saddened by the passing of Shelli Dawdy Shelli was one of the “founding mothers” of the Tea Party.   We met on Twitter during the organizing of the first Tea Parties, Feb. 27, 2009 We collaborated on a number of projects and Grassroots in Michigan was a sister group to Grassroots in …

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Dec 24 2017

Doesn’t Christmas Feel a Little More Special This Year?

  Christmas is always a special time of year.   We celebrate the greatest gift of love the world has ever know, a Savior.   And as Americans,Christmas seems just a little more special this year. After suffering through eight long years of an administration that was doing everything in its power to change our …

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Apr 14 2017


“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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Jan 01 2017

Count Down Clock to Obama Leaving Office

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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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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 04 2014


“If ever time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand in need of its experienced patriots to prevent its ruin.” Samuel Adams “Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost.” …

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Feb 07 2014

Memo to Conservatives: Republicans Aren’t Your Friends

I rarely publish an entire article from another source. However, I found this article to be a mirror of my thoughts. The MIGOP was quick to call for Dave Agema’s resignation(although if you are intellectually honest, some of Mr. Agema’s rhetoric WAS inappropriate and inaccurate. Mr. Agema has acknowledged that fact and apologized) but were and …

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Jan 02 2014

“Main Street Fairness”: More Taxation Without Representation (Part 3)

“The Tax-Man’s Tangled Web – Exposing the ‘Main Street Fairness’ Act” State Sales Tax Law Sameness is “Main Street Fairness”??? (Part 2) Readers will recall that Part 2 explained that Michigan’s “Main Street Fairness” legislation is part of a policy agenda begun in 2000, which has resulted in significant changes to Michigan’s and 23 other …

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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 05 2013

*Update * Common Core Committee Meetings

“It should be your care, therefore, and mine, to elevate the minds of our children and exalt their courage; to accelerate and animate their industry and activity; to excite in them an habitual contempt of meanness, abhorrence of injustice and inhumanity, and an ambition to excel in every capacity, faculty, and virtue. If we suffer …

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Apr 24 2013

Medicaid Push in On – Time to Contact YOUR Rep!

Government is not reason; it is not eloquence. It is force. And force, like fire, is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.“ –George Washington “Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is argument of tyrants.It is the creed of slaves.” –William Pitt in the House of Commons November 18, 1783 …

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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 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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Feb 27 2013

>>TODAY EXTREME URGENT<< Vote of Obama Care Could Come Today

>>>>>>>>>BREAKING!<<<<<<<<<<   Despite your wishes, today the House Appropriations Committee *voted to pass out theLevel One Federal Grant to set up an Obama Care Health Care Exchange in Michigan!  EVERYONE NEEDS TO BE ON BOARD HERE!   I called the House Floor Majority leader and the bill HB 4111 IS on the House agenda for …

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Feb 21 2013

Can I Get a Witness? Moving towards Obama Care

TODAY’S ACTION ITEM INCLUDED But first some background:   The move in Michigan towards establishing the Health Care Exchange has many components. Our sister Group, Grassroots in Nebraska founder Shelli Dawdy, reminded me that , “One of those in the Stimulus Bill AARA 2009) the National Coordinator of Health Information Technology or the “Comparative Effective …

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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 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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