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    Tag: Dingell

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    By JGillman, Section News
    Posted on Tue Feb 28, 2012 at 02:31:09 PM EST
    Tags: Michigan, Obamacare, Dingell, Upton, Rogers, Commerce, Death panels, Call Today (all tags)

    Fred Upton's Committee Voting Tomorrow to Kill Obamacare "Death Panels!"

    Everyone's attention is rightly focused on Michigan's big Presidential Primary today but I figured this would be as good a day as any to chime back in here at RightMichigan with some other important news that is flying way under the traditional media's radar.

    Time doesn't stand still during the primaries.

    See you below the fold ~

    (400 words in story) Full Story

    Rounding The Clubhouse Turn .. It's The Burger In Your Hand

    By Corinthian Scales, Section News
    Posted on Wed Nov 30, 2011 at 11:11:47 AM EST
    Tags: Benishek, Camp, Clarke, Dingell, Kildee, Sander and Carl Levin, Peters, Rogers, Stabenow, Upton, Let the peons Eat Horse (all tags)

    Ain't this just grand?  Sen. Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry has approved use of our tax dollars for the purpose of horse consumption.

    An appropriations bill that does not specifically deny USDA funding to conduct inspections of horsemeat for human consumption could allow horse processing to resume in the U.S. The Fiscal Year 2012 Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act (H.R. 2112), or the so-called "Mini-bus Bill," establishes 2012 budgets for the Department of Agriculture and several other federal departments through September 2012.

    Prior to 2005 USDA personnel carried out horsemeat food safety inspections at U.S. horse processing plants. In 2006 Congress voted to strip the USDA of funding for horsemeat inspections. USDA personnel continued to conduct those inspections on a fee-for-service basis until 2007 when a federal court judge ruled against the arrangement. The combination of the funding prohibition and the court decision resulted in the decline of the horse processing industry in the U.S.

    Language stripping the USDA of horsemeat inspection funding did not appear in the original fiscal 2012 House Agricultural Appropriations bill when it was introduced earlier this year. However, the House Appropriations Committee adopted an amendment prohibiting the use of federal dollars to fund USDA horsemeat inspections. No such provision was contained in the Senate's version of the Appropriations bill.

    After passage in their respective legislative houses, both the House and Senate bills were referred to a conference committee. The resulting consolidated bill did not contain the defunding language. The committee recommended the bill for passage, then forwarded to the full House and Senate for vote. On Nov. 17 the full House passed H.R. 2112 by 298-121 vote. The Senate also passed the bill by a 70 to 30 vote. President Barak Obama signed the bill into law on Nov. 18. As a result, the USDA could conduct horsemeat inspections at least until September 2012.

    Michigan US Reps. Benishek, Camp, Clarke, Dingell, Kildee, Levin, Peters, Rogers, and Upton voted YES.  Both Michigan US Sens. Stabenow and Levin voted YES too.

    Thank you to Reps. Amash, Conyers, Huizenga, McCotter, Miller, and Walberg, who don't believe that eating Mr. Ed is a brilliant concept.

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    A Message To Our Legislators - Beware False Choices

    Nothing to see here

    By JGillman, Section News
    Posted on Fri Sep 16, 2011 at 11:16:32 AM EST
    Tags: Jobs Act, Solyndra, Dingell, Obama, Brass Things, Brave New World, Incompetence (all tags)

    Move along.

    Our own long time congressman comments during the Solyndra hearing:

    Rep. John Dingell (D., Mich.), midway through the hearing: "I'm still waiting to see something that makes me concerned."

    Your self serving nature suits your party of choice congressman.  Never mind the rush through by your fearless leader's administration of the loan application.  Never mind the damage it may do to the green industries, while it demonstrates the sheer folly of investing so heavily in green tech at this point.  It wouldn't affect you at all sir.  A hundred years of feeding off the taxpayers, and none of this should matter to you.

    But to the president it may matter.  it should.

    Yet even in the face of this criminal enterprise that has the president and his cronies in the spotlight, and the utter failure that his administration is in general, it somehow seems to not bother him so much either.

    A new cover for the Jobs act he is touting is below the line.

    (4 comments, 205 words in story) Full Story

    Visit Exotic Places Earn Big Cash Be a Congressman!

    By JGillman, Section News
    Posted on Mon Aug 01, 2011 at 09:29:12 PM EST
    Tags: Democrats, Clarke, Conyers, Dingell, Kildee, Levin, Peters, Republicans, Amash, Benishek, Camp, Huizenga, McCotter, Miller, Rogers, Upton, Walberg, Debt (all tags)

    Are you looking for a career change?  A way to broaden your horizons?  Perhaps a house in the burbs (Maryland)would be a really cool addition?

    If you are from Michigan, have a desire to meet a lot of new people and serve your country, NOW is the time.  A few hard workers with soul are needed in the following districts ... uh  well ALL of the following districts except Congressional District #3 which is occupied by Justin Amash:

    "The Budget Control Act trades $21 billion in cuts next year for a debt ceiling increase of $2.1 trillion. That's one penny in cuts for each dollar of new debt. The bill does not seriously address the drivers of the federal government's fiscal crisis. It does not improve entitlement programs.

    "It does not include a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution. I cannot in good conscience vote for so little reform when so much is at stake.

    I would personally like to thank Representative Amash for his ability to stand for something bigger than the ability to get in line with what the leader of the house desired.

    Again, the Michigan Republican delegation sans one, failed to perform its duty on the most important vote of their lifetimes.  They missed an opportunity to stand for a permanence of fiscal prudence.

    MICHIGAN DELEGATION VOTE The complete list here

    Clarke, N; Conyers, N; Dingell, Y; Kildee, Y; Levin, Y; Peters, N.

    Amash, N; Benishek, Y; Camp, Y; Huizenga, Y; McCotter, Y; Miller, Y; Rogers, Y; Upton, Y; Walberg, Y.

    As for those Democrats who voted no, they wanted even more from Boehner.  However, this president will take whatever rope he has been given and run with it.

    The ONE chance you had to stop him, and you blew it.

    (2 comments) Comments >>

    The Benefit Of The Shrinking Syndrome..

    By JGillman, Section News
    Posted on Thu Nov 04, 2010 at 11:18:32 AM EST
    Tags: Michigan, Congress, Peters, Kildee, Dingell, Rocky, CD5, CD9, CD15 (all tags)

    Michigan has been diminished.  Its population decimated by a combination of poor leadership in Washington, and an eight year plague in the executive office in Lansing.  The economy here has been so bad, that even the illegal immigrants have been loathe to join us in our demise.  Michigan's traditional resilience has not held up to past benchmarks, and has chased more of those migrant job seekers away with its oppressive business climate preventing new job creation.

    Indeed, even the illegals understood that Michigan offered little hope, and was not the place to settle and raise a little anchor family. [cue little house on the prairie theme]

    So they packed up their tukes, loaded up the covered wagons, and either returned over the international bridge or moved further south to other more welcoming states, ignoring their queen, our governor's pleas of "just hang on," and "the blown away part is coming."  They left us for greener pastures, in a quest for survival.  Other states host these 'immigrants' quite splendidly, offering both employment opportunities and even sanctuary for those weary travelers who know no international boundaries and respect no rule of law.

    And by golly we are sorry to see them ..not here.

    And then we lose a seat in Congress.

    (14 comments, 876 words in story) Full Story

    Steele Vs. Dingell WE NEED YOUR HELP

    By robsteeleforcongress2010, Section News
    Posted on Sun Oct 31, 2010 at 04:15:20 PM EST
    Tags: Steele, Dingell, Michigan, Obamacare, Social Security (all tags)

    This is OUR time, not theirs.  People are tired of the career politicians like John Dingell.  We are ready for real change.  To make that happen, please help us get out the vote!  Please visit one of the Fix Michigan Centers in the 15th Congressional District listed below:

    Washtenaw - 2245 S. State St., Suite 2100, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

    Monroe - 8 E. Front St., Monroe, MI 48640

    Dearborn - 22707 Michigan Ave, Dearborn MI 48124

    Wyandotte - 145 Maple St., Wyandotte, MI 48192

    The centers are open from 9am - 9pm.

    Click Here to view the Video about this Election!

    Come help make calls and knock on doors for Dr. Steele!

    (2 comments) Comments >>

    If You Give A Democrat A Cookie

    By Corinthian Scales, Section Multimedia
    Posted on Mon Oct 18, 2010 at 09:04:36 AM EST
    Tags: MDP, DNC, Bernero-Lawrence, Benson, Leyton, McDowell, Miles, Schauer, Peters, Levin, Conyers, Dingell, Tlaib, Scripps (all tags)

    Give them an inch,...

    Comments >>


    By Corinthian Scales, Section Multimedia
    Posted on Sat Oct 16, 2010 at 03:17:26 PM EST
    Tags: Democrat Party, Dingell, Stupak, Stabenow, Levin brothers, Peters, Conyers, Pelosi, Granholm, Dillon, One Big Ass Mistake America (all tags)

    ~ Promoted as great weekend inspiration. ~ JG

    Very well done and very powerful.


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