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    Tag: Progressive Agenda

    State Of The Statists

    By JGillman, Section News
    Posted on Sat Jan 11, 2014 at 09:48:02 AM EST
    Tags: Up is Down, State of The State, Rick Snyder, Progressive Agenda (all tags)

    Next week Rick Snyder will put on his pre-superbowl ad.

    Like the 60 second ad purchased in certain markets for the Superbowl, his state of the state address is going to weave a tale of reform and success in Michigan.  He will no doubt AGAIN tout the end of the Michigan Business Tax, speak of regulatory reform, and MAYBE he will mention freedom to work.

    That last part of course, will be a clue as to how ready he is to defend it if necessary.

    The MBT, like burdensome regulations was a job killer.  It particularly hurt mom and pop businesses, and I applaud its removal.  The double taxation in some cases for the same output created a very non small-business friendly environment in the state.  It had to go, and it was one of the most positive legislative efforts in the last 4 years. Unfortunately it came with an added cost for some, instead of cutting costs for government.

    MLive says he will be talking about mental health:

    " The mental health issue is "primarily about the whole issue of diversion and treatment, because the real question is what can we do to help people who would otherwise end up in corrections?" Snyder said. "Can we do something to address the underlying issue more? That's really important." "
    Stop mollycoddling them?

    Unfortunately, mental health has its enemies in government. By driving apart through zealous entitlements and 'safety nets', our tax dollars have destroyed the futures of uncountable families for generations. By removing the ability of an individual to ply his or her craft through piles of red tape still growing, it retards singular achievements and discourages some to the point of crime or sloth. And through a distorted worldview of equality, enforced with the hammer of government, how in the hell can our kids ever know what is 'normal' again? They will feel the wrongness, but be told the 'rightness.'

    How could THAT go wrong?

    In the end, the governor will speak to the desires that polling and focus groups show Michigan is looking for in 2014.

    And THOSE desires will for the most part, be the harvest of the progressive seeds sown for too long.

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