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    Who are the NERD fund donors Mr Snyder?

    Raise the curtain.

    Wanna Make Some History?

    By TiredIronTim, Section News
    Posted on Wed Dec 11, 2013 at 10:07:47 AM EST
    Tags: Repeal Obamacare, Direct Primary Care Networks, Medicaid reform, TEA Party (all tags)

    It can't happen without you

    One year ago today, I stood on the Michigan State Capitol lawn, filled with anticipation and a bit of trepidation.

    I attended a meeting in secrecy a block away on April 14, 2011, along with about 40 other grass roots leaders, activists, legislators, and the man that put it all together- Norm Hughes.

    We were there to consider a mission, that had at that time been tried unsuccessfully several times before, by many people more powerful and connected, and was still considered by most around the entire world to be-
    Mission: Impossible.

    We wanted Michigan workers to once again have the right to work without being forced to join, or remain in a union, against their free will. We wanted more freedom for workers and the companies trying to make a go of it here, the birthplace of the UAW.

    I'm not anti-union, just anti-communist.

    I want to keep my rights to join a union when it seems to be the best solution for me, as well as the ability to enforce the expectations between two parties exchanging money for services rendered.

    One year ago today, I ended up being surrounded by about 8000 angry union thugs and sympathizers who were strongly opposed to worker freedom, and all of us who had worked so hard to make it happen.

    Mob rule was the order of the day, and it was observed, allowed and enabled by a supportive police force who placed their own union solidarity above the law, rights, and safety of any person who was there in support of our efforts.

    It appeared that most of the union members were skilled tradesman from Michigan and several surrounding states- with more than a few foul-mouthed teachers and nurses thrown in for good cheer, and many of the tradesmen showed their prowess at wielding and using box cutters on the sides of the sanctuary tents, the ratchet straps holding them upright, the rubber propane gas lines supplying the space heaters in the tents, as well as on some of us protecting them.

    To some acquaintances of mine who infiltrated the Conservative grass roots and profess a fondness for anarchy, I'm here to tell you it's not what it's cracked up to be.

    But despite the institutional support for it- from Lansing Mayor Virge Bernaro, the Michigan State Police, the Capitol Police, and the county prosecuting attorney, the rule of law prevailed inside the Capitol long enough for a couple of bills awarding the Freedom To Work to all Michigan residents.

    During our fight for freedom a year ago today, the president of the largest corporate defender against union activities in America called me. And since I was a bit pre-occupied and missed the call, he left me a voice message.

    I have saved that message ever since, and thanks to Verizon's requirement to intentionally save it every 3 weeks- or lose it, I revisit that emotional day about 17 times a year and continue to revel in our good fortune.

    Phil had been getting calls from around the world about our struggle- mostly filled with shock and disbelief, so maybe that explains why he said "Tim, hey, it's Phil Wilson. I know you're probably very busy today, so don't worry about calling back. I just wanted to congratulate you......on what has got to be one of the most amazing and monumental achievements in labor law history. I know you were a big part of it, so anyway, I just wanted to say congratulations and Great Work!".

    Heavy words from a nationally-renowned labor law expert and Cooley Law School grad.

    IMO, as important and monumental as making Michigan a Worker's Freedom state was, I know we can do something even greater, more influential and game-changing, and more important for America than what we accomplished one year ago today.

    With the proper focus, dedication, and strategy, Michigan can and should be the reason Obamacare is not only repealed, but replaced with a healthcare system that will cut current costs by more than half- while simultaneously increasing the access, quality, and free market competition unseen since the early 1960s.

    That's not hyperbole or wishful thinking- that's a fact.

    The repeal and replacement of Obamacare is low-hanging fruit. It's there for the taking.

    Does anyone think this is worthy of their time and effort?

    Tim Bos

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    I'm all ears (in this case eyes), Mr. Bos (none / 0) (#1)
    by Corinthian Scales on Wed Dec 11, 2013 at 11:47:35 AM EST

    Beyond the tomfoolery of the Yobite faction bandwagoning Conservatism, Inc. behind the self-funding Team R bored housewife without a clue being sent to the District of Corruption... what's your plan, man?

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