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Tag: Greg McNeilly
By Corinthian Scales, Section News
What better scenario could possibly happen for Unapologetic Conservatives, other than to have an East coast thug who strong-armed his way to chair the Republican Governors Association, flitting about The Mitten campaigning for the Nerd?
Please visit I'm a man! I'm 41! for reason why Christie is useful.
Folks, it's all about transparency, of which, as like with Christie, Rick Snyder's self-invented nerd persona is anything but transparent.
I suppose the exit question should be: will the Boobus Michiganderus voters swallow a second term of Snyder abuse?
By Corinthian Scales, Section News
Ruth is perhaps the only person I will be voting for this fall.
By JGillman, Section News
"Freedom Fund" mouthpiece Greg McNeilly, known for his dislike of conservatives and Constitutionalists, has now tied himself and his Dick Devos funded organization to being anti-transparency.
In doing so he has laid bare a probability only hinted at just yesterday.
"Oh, and as for Ruth in 2014? They ask the question:Way to step the game up Mr. "Freedom" Flunky."Will Ruth Johnson pay a political price for her stance on disclosure? To seek reelection, she has to be nominated next year at a Republican convention. How will GOP delegates respond to this sort of renegade behavior?"If ANY Republican elites even suggested such a move, She would be well served to take her momentum that much more forward and shoot for Guv, where Mr 36% is extremely vulnerable.
Today's message is straight forward WAR.
"But if big-government extremists in Lansing, like Secretary of State Ruth Johnson, have their way, issue advertisements like the Federalist Papers would be illegal in the state of Michigan."You might want to walk that back a bit Mr McNeilly. Perhaps start understanding that your entire educational effort would likely be dwarfed by the fourth graders of that period.
They were a little smarter than you then.
Going further and quoting a leftist?
"Even far-left Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens noted: "Anonymity is a shield from the tyranny of the majority." This is not a left and right issue; this is an American issue.Hello progressive left language in the Republican Party brought to you courtesy of the "Freedom Fund."
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By JGillman, Section News
Its pretty bad when a KOS contributor decorates the wall of RightMichigan.com with an underlying truth.
In the side twitter bar the question
"What? After paying for #AFP/#RTW #Tentgate 2012 Dick DeVos' Greg McNeilly now anti-#MITeaParty?"
Having been a part of the RTW/FTW effort, I must say I was quite pleased with the impetus placed on FTW in Dec 2012 by Dick DeVos and Ron Weiser, without which, it might never have happened. But it isn't a free pass for the abuses laid out by operatives of the GOP, and in particular the MiGOP club which doubled down on the national slaparound the tea folk have been getting from media and complicit (Vichy) Republicans.
December 2012 WAS important though. Snyder at the time might have even overcome a bit of the reaction to the Prop 2 debacle by Michigan's labor unions, but a reminder that anything he had done good was outweighed by cronyism, unilateral international transactions, and the promise of tax increases that moved him. Truthfully, if not for Weiser and DeVos RTW might never have come to be. It never was a part of Rick Snyder's agenda, and never really will be heart-fought from ongoing union boss opposition.
Something those two saw that the governor could care less about, was the strength of the Tea party movement within the GOP construct. There was a very real possibility that the governor, sans a significant policy delivery to the base, would face a primary challenge (perhaps by the sitting AG) thus creating a divide in the 'acceptable' GOP hierarchy. The AG, already on record as opposing the Obamacare Exchanges, Medicaid Expansion, and showing significant support among the Tea types worried the power brokers.
And those "wackos" were brought under control, right?
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By JGillman, Section News
Team Snyder doesn't give two whits about the constitution, perspective of GOP objectives, or the platform of the party.
What an incredible opportunity this 'shutdown' offers us, yet all that they can come up with is self congratulatory political 'twerking'. Rather than applaud a stand for what most republicans profess as their principles, the nerd sycophant unit offers underhanded criticism to the one thing that is going as it should. Greg McNeilly self proclaimed 'decider' of whom might be an "invasive species", or "Malcontent, magpie", et.. Falls short of identifying the Obama/Reid cabal which has in fact been solely responsible for the shutdown in DC:
"There could not be a stronger contrast between the actions of Gov. Snyder and the House and Senate Republicans and the irresponsibility of Washington, D.C. politicians. Michigan's responsible leaders balanced the budget months ahead of schedule, put money aside for a rainy day and still ended up with a surplus.This from a press release about an hour ago.
Gosh Greggie, we are so impressed! And
Real leadership like this deserves an award.
Will a burning paper bag with mystery contents (hint .. you might want to use an old shoe to stomp it out.) outside the front door be sufficient?
Some things just don't make any sense.
Such is the diatribe from a self important Greg McNeilly, who wishes the Tea Party Types to leave the Republican party. Labeling Conservatives Magpies and Malcontents and even
"... Many of them are actually an invasive species, they are not Republicans."says the political operative.
While many of us are at the conference building connections and assuring the long term strength of a Conservative Republican Party that actually has SOME foundation that is worth defending, a spinning political homunculus assumes the role of who is, and who is not, of importance to the party of Reagan.
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By PTurner, Section News
Perhaps the current Rule of Law majority on the Michigan Supreme Court should have this saying etched into the side of the Hall of Justice in Lansing.
The GOP convention was this past weekend, and as several news agencies have reported, the anger with the GOP-majority Justices of the Michigan Supreme Court was palpable. In a particularly detailed account, MIRS (subscription required) reported that the Justices "faced a frosty reception," although that characterization may be a bit of an understatement. MIRS went on to report that if there had been more time before the convention, it is likely that Justices Markman and Zahra would have faced challenges to their seats, and that "some donors have asked for their money back from the Supreme Court race." Former MRP executive director Greg McNeilly stated that he believes the Justices "made a political decision," and when asked what resources would be left for the GOP's Supreme Court candidates, McNeilly is quoted as responding "F--k them." And this is just what was said publicly; "Most Republican powerbrokers didn't want to air their frustration publicly, but heated words privately, however, have been exchanged."
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