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By Corinthian Scales, Section News
From the same folks trying to stick taxpayers with a boondoggle bridge for the Canucks.
"This past year marks the highest ridership totals ever on Amtrak services in Michigan," said State Transportation Director Kirk T. Steudle. "All three lines, especially the Blue Water, have made great gains, despite the slowdowns on the Pontiac/Detroit-Chicago corridor. We've taken steps to repair the track between Kalamazoo and Ypsilanti, so that will help bring speeds back to what customers expect."
In a move straight out of the playbook of Dear Leader Obama, it seems Michigan's executive branch would have new wholesale hiring capabilities.
"Sen. David Robertson, R-Grand Blanc, wants a constitutional amendment that would allow the governor to appoint up to 1 percent of the state workforce. With about 50,000 employees, that would amount to about 500 appointees.
"What is good for me, may not be so for thee" would be a statement that comes to mind. Republicans who would stand so against things such as a taxpayer boondoggle bridge during the last administration, and now consider it plausible should make one pause. And in this case, we critique the worst president who has ever lived in the white house for his 'czar' list and unaccountable policy makers, yet are expected to bless the 'Republican' version of it?
Maybe not such a good idea, huh?
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By Political Agenda, Section News
In light of the situation we find ourselves in as a county, coupled with the fact that we have a President for whom change is everything, I think it would be a worthwhile venture to survey our two most recent presidents. Let us now endeavor to take a look at these two men, not from our feelings and/or subjective impressions, but from an open minded look at history.
Before we get started, we (including myself) must admit that true objectivity is impossible for human beings. Yes, even Danian Michael brings his biases to every situation, but so do you. For example: It is easier for a conservative to look past the misdeeds of George Bush. During the Bush administration, Republicans in congress did not oppose the growth of government. Conversely, it is easier for Democrats and
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