Michigan’s Republican Caucus observed in a private session while honing their Democrat-lite agenda…
Efficiency of government solutions? Howza ’bout a 22.9%
ROI Return On Coercive Theft.
Then, there is this anathema.
Contractors said it was easy for costs to escalate. Often, the worst homes on the block were selected. Some needed expensive foundation repairs, lead and asbestos abatement and new plumbing and electrical systems. And many homes, especially in Boston Edison, are just big, adding to costs for roofing and other materials.
“Wherever we go in the city of Detroit, it has to be subsidized,” said Lisa Johanon, executive director of Central Detroit Christian Community Development Corp., a nonprofit that did two renovations. “It is costly, no doubt about it, but I think we have some stabilized neighborhoods.
“It’s just what it takes right now to get Detroit on its feet.”
A pox on their ☝ house.
If you are looking for a constructive activity on Saturday, consider this
This is not a class on political philosophy or ideas. This is practical, no nonsense and tested information on how to be effective in politics.
Sausage Grinding In All Its Glory. Minimum Wage Today, Higher Gas Taxes Tomorrow.
In a move reportedly designed to head off a ballot initiative, a higher minimum wage was passed and signed by Governor Rick Snyder.
Snyder yesterday signed ‘bipartisan’ legislation raising Michigan’s minimum wage by September to $8.15, and to $9.25 an hour by 2018, a move he said “will help hard-working residents without hindering the state’s improving economy.” SB 934 is now Public Act 138 of 2014.
Oh, and by the way; It should be noted that a majority of the House Republicans voted NO on this. (albeit a small one)
We support those voting no, including one of our Northern Michigan legislators who gets it. Greg MacMaster (R-105) says
Remember what happens when the Republican Majority’s lips move in Lansing? Well, another joke…
So, a husband walks out of the bathroom naked and starts to climb into bed. His wife gives him a pained look as she says, “I have a headache.”
“That’s okay,” he replies, “I was just in the bathroom powdering my schwantz with aspirin. Would you like it orally or as a suppository?”
Essentially why Peter Pettalia is just a dick. He’s gonna screw you one way, or another.
Good luck in November, ball-less dick. You have lost my vote.
If Democrats Were Happy With Gary Peters To Replace Carl Levin, Then ...
Sometimes you have to read between the lines.
Probably little known to team Gary Peters, is that Lon Johnson was looking for a trade. The Michigan Democrat Party seems to need a new power forward:
“.. “That was an amazing point in my career,” Battier said. “I was really nervous I was gonna be the reason we weren’t going to win a championship. I took it upon myself to say, ‘If we lose, it’s not going to be because I didn’t fight my ass off.’ I had to guard West, and he beat the hell out of me like he always does. But we somehow reinvented ourselves, and that was the birth of small ball.”
Battier is nearing retirement now, and he can no longer shoot, dribble, or defend like he once did. The Michigan Democratic Party recently called him to see if he might consider running to replace U.S. Senator Carl Levin, Battier said. He declined, but he’s closer to retirement than he is to the player who helped Miami unlock its identity. ..”
This voter ideology presents severe dangers to our Liberties, Freedoms and the very existence of our Republic as we know it.
Many of our elected officials have drifted away from the concept of civic duty in “serving the people’s interest” and have become self serving to themselves and their political party.
Many have also failed as a husband, father and a representative of the people and indulged in things they should have avoided.
Bentivolio Still Maintains Double Digit Advantage In CD11 Race.
From a MIRS Tweet
Bentivolio 33%, Trott 21%, Undecided 46% MI 11th CD http://t.co/thFGgcxsxu
— MIRSnews.com (@MIRSnews) May 27, 2014
Trott would likely lose in the General to anyone nicer than Hanibal Lector anyhow. But we’ll be watching. The “El Gringo Bandito” Reference BTW, was just too good to pass up.
Perhaps you might just go and READ IT.
Should The Judiciary Throw Away Michigan's Signature Gathering Standards Entirely? It Seems Ken Braun Thinks So.
Kathy Koekstra accurately predicted that U.S. District Judge Matthew Leitman would give John Conyers his signatures based on a misplaced application of the First Amendment. Judge Leitman wrote:
” .. the free speech rights of Conyers and the circulators were harmed, an argument pressed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan.
There’s evidence that the failure to comply with the law was a “result of good-faith mistakes and that (circulators) believed they were in compliance with the statute,” the judge said.
Because the circulators were such involved voting citizens that they just forgot to register to vote. (or forgot where they lived)