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Aug 18 2014

**ATTENTION** FIGHTERS OF COMMOM CORE!

The State Board of Education is seeking public input on the criteria and qualifications for the next State Superintendent! “The State Board is in the planning process of developing the qualifications and criteria to appoint the next State Superintendent, succeeding Mike Flanagan, who will be retiring one year from now.” Opportunities to make your voice …

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Jun 13 2014

**Follow-Up** Legislature Adjourns Without Tax Increase!!

“The ultimate arbiter is the people of the Union.”  Thomas Jefferson letter to William Johnson — 1823   Despite the best efforts, arm twisting, promises and amendment upon amendment) of Gov. Snyder, Senate majority leader Randy Richardville (term limited) and Speaker of the House Jase Bolger (term limited) to put lipstick on a pig the …

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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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Feb 28 2013

If You Can’t Be in Lansing TODAY, You CAN Still Do This!

As you know, the Federal Level One Grant Appropriations bill HB 4111 for the implementation of the Obama Care Health Care Exchange will be voted on today in the House. Even if you can not make to Lansing YOUR voice needs to be heard! Apparently there are not enough GOP votes to pass HB 4111, …

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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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