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    Not So Fast


    By Kevin Rex Heine, Section News
    Posted on Wed Oct 30, 2013 at 11:48:42 AM EST
    Tags: 2013-HCR-11, 2013-SCR-12, 2013 House Roll Call 307, Michigan Constitution Article IV 18, 2013 Senate Journal 087, 2013 House Journal 092, Screw You, Tonya Schuitmaker, John Walsh, Tim Kelly, Howard Walker, Arlan Meekhof, Dave Hildenbrand, Roger Kahn, Michigan Constitution Article IV 17, Michigan Constitution Article IV 26, Cookie Cutter Curriculum, constitutionalist insurgency (all tags)

    The hidden beauty here is more about what two concurring voice votes in five days says about the psychological impact that the constitutionalist insurgency is having on the blueblooded elites of the party's old guard than about anything else.  While 2013 House Concurrent Resolution 11 initially passed the House on a roll call vote (House Roll Call 307), final passage - in both chambers - was accomplished by "deem and pass" voice vote.

    We're getting to them . . . and they've just screwed up large.


    (8 comments, 1113 words in story) Full Story

    One Last Chance


    By JGillman, Section News
    Posted on Mon Sep 02, 2013 at 06:41:56 PM EST
    Tags: Michigan, Obamacare, HB4714, Lies, Jase Bolger, Mike Callton, Hugh Crawford, Cindy Denby, Anthony Forlini, Frank Foster, Ben Glardon, Joseph Haveman, Brad Jacobsen, Klint Kesto, Eileen Kowall, Andrea LaFontaine, Matt Lori, Lisa Lyons, Greg MacMaster, Michael McCready, Margaret OBrien, Dave Pagel, Earl Poleski, Al Pscholka, Amanda Price, Bill Rogers, Mike Shirkey, Wayne Schmidt, Jim Stamas, John Walsh, Ken Yonker, Dale Zorn (all tags)

    To do what is right, draw a line in the sand, and save the Michigan Republican party in the process.

    Each of these representatives put their mark on the dotted line for eventual higher federal taxes, Obamacare, and expanding reliance on a bigger government. They are Republicans, who have sought and won the trust of those who believe in a LIMITED government, and support a platform that says Republicans will do so. Many wouldn't even be in office if it were not for the grass roots conservative revolution in 2010; a group that is hardly out of the picture.

    JamesBolger@house.mi.gov; mikeCallton@house.mi.gov; HughCrawford@house.mi.gov; CindyDenby@house.mi.gov; AnthonyForlini@house.mi.gov; FrankFoster@house.mi.gov; BenGlardon@house.mi.gov; JosephHaveman@house.mi.gov; BradJacobsen@house.mi.gov; KlintKesto@house.mi.gov; EileenKowall@house.mi.gov; AndreaLaFontaine@house.mi.gov; MattLori@house.mi.gov; LisaLyons@house.mi.gov; GregMacMaster@house.mi.gov; michaelmccready@house.mi.gov; MargaretOBrien@house.mi.gov; DavePagel@house.mi.gov; EarlPoleski@house.mi.gov; AlPscholka@house.mi.gov; AmandaPrice@house.mi.gov; BillRogers@house.mi.gov; MikeShirkey@house.mi.gov; WayneSchmidt@house.mi.gov; JimStamas@house.mi.gov; JohnWalsh@house.mi.gov; KenYonker@house.mi.gov; DaleWZorn@house.mi.gov;
    All have one last chance to act on what might be a little buyers remorse.

    We know of a couple who have said they will change their votes.  They are not responding to threats of activists, but realize after making their choices, that they have been lied to along the way by the governor, the Lt governor and lobbyist after lobbyist looking for that next windfall on the taxpayer dime.  Help the rest of them get the information they need.

    The last chance is tomorrow or this week.  

    Email away.

    (1 comment) Comments >>

    A Message To Our Legislators - Beware False Choices

    RightMichigan Exclusive: An Interview with Representative John Walsh (R-Livonia)


    By Nick, Section News
    Posted on Fri Apr 24, 2009 at 01:31:37 PM EST
    Tags: Exclusive, Interview, John Walsh, Livonia, MBT, transparency, spending cuts, stimulus, House, Dillon (all tags)

    We talk so often here about the things that are going wrong in Lansing and what the tax-and-spenders are up to that I think it's important to check in with the good guys from time to time to get their take on the issues facing taxpayers and the legislature today.

    The GOP House minority continues to sponsor and introduce legislation, to work behind the scenes and to try to figure out some sort of positive solution to this tax-hike / budget mess.

    We rarely hear about that in the MSM.

    Being a member of a legislative minority makes it tough to garner headlines. But they're working hard and they're trying to make a difference.

    This week I spoke with Livonia's freshman Republican Representative John Walsh.

    Interview after the break...

    (1724 words in story) Full Story

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