General Washington spins 36,000 rpm in his grave…
Other no-bid contracts on wasteful spending eliminated from Wisconsin government.
“I guess if I were running a multimillion-dollar company, which you are called MDOT, and I only got one bid, boy, would I be nervous as to what I had missed, and I guess I would step back and look at the entire process and start all over again,” said Sen. Bruce Caswell, R-Hillsdale.
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Capitol Confidential Receives Multiple Awards For Impactful Journalism
Reporting can sometimes be more of a dance than simply presenting the facts.
Capitol Confidential has become a powerhouse of Michigan government and policy reporting. Since its inception in 2010 it has blossomed into a respected source of information and insight. And its writing is now being recognized for that growth.
In typical ‘main stream media,’ there are natural limiters to obtaining the truth, or at least properly reporting it. Be it an advertiser’s objection to something once written, or a source of information who might have been embarrassed by a writer’s depth of coverage, there are conditions which can prevent a full telling of events; even if the tale of those events is comprise of “Just the facts ma’am.”
We might be inclined to opine from these pages, but more often there is a collection of facts and history woven into our stories. If one looks through RightMi.com, it might be hard to find advertising, because we can equally offend all comers. Not that a few bucks wouldn’t help, but enjoying our content and putting the neck out to support what is an informative opinion site are two different options.
And one involves risk.
I just love looking around the Patriot community in neighboring states to see what is happening in their parts. So, anyone heading to Indiana this weekend for some “free fishing“? Oh noes! It’s Mike Pence’s Pure
Nah, Team R doesn’t operate on the same orchestrated playbook. Yannow something, all these nauseating revenue raising bastards within government that *think* they’re doing us little people a favor by tossing out the occasional we should be grateful “gift” really do need to have their asses thrown out on the street.
Even more outrageous is that they actually use their “providing crumbs” meme as a propaganda tools. Just watch Joe Graves, Martin Howrylak, Nancy Jenkins*, Andrea LaFontaine*, and Phil Potvin. The other Lansing critters must’ve shot their video budget wad pushing their throw ’em a bone crap during the winter (Ray Franz, Ken Goike, Joe Graves, Nancy Jenkins*, Klint Kesto, Andrea LaFontaine*, Tom Leonard, Ed Mcbroom, Rick Outman, Peter Pettalia (Unfortunately, is my gelatinous assclown), Bruce Rendon, and Pat Sommerville).
What Zoomie says!
…with a rusty chainsaw.
Author, speaker, political guru, and native New Zealander, Trevor Loudon is storming the states on a national book tour with a message for America. As he swings through Michigan in early June to discuss his recent book “The Enemies Within” you can catch his presentation locally on Sunday, June 8TH in Bay City at the Bay Valley Resort and Conference Center, and the following Tuesday in Traverse City The FIRST event however, will be on Friday! See image to right and click for details –>
SUNDAY June 8, 2014
BAY CITY ON NATIONAL BOOK TOUR
The Great Lakes Bay Speakers Forum presents “An evening with Trevor Loudon” from 7PM to 9PM. Following his presentation you can meet him, purchase a personally autographed book, and enjoy some great food/refreshments at the afterglow reception as well as mingle with your neighbors and friends from the area.
The cost is $20 per person and tickets can be purchased on the web in advance at Eventbrite.com: An Evening with Speaker & Author Trevor Loudon . The Great Lakes Bay Speakers Forum is offering a special promotional $10 voucher towards the purchase of any Trevor Loudon book with all paid admissions to the event on Sunday, June 8TH only! Come out and take advantage of the special pricing!
Click HERE for details and to purchase tickets.
Tuesday June 10, 2014
Traverse City Elks Club
10:00 am – 11:30 am
cost: $3.00 per person (includes coffee and pastry)
Below you will find just a few examples of how Michigan Taxpayers are on the hook for a hell of a lot more than this “Grand Crap Sandwich Bargain” of $195 Million of your tax dollars! If this isn’t leaving a bad taste in your wallet just wait, now that this is done they are working real hard for you up in Lansing to pass legislation as to raise your Gas Taxes too.
While Detroit Goes Bankrupt, Michigan Taxpayers Hand Disney’s ‘OZ’ Nearly $40 Million in Film Credits and this is but one example there are numerous other Film Subsidies that have and will be handed out to Obama’s Hollywood supporters!
The hard part to swallow is our legislators all think it’s funny that they are spending our tax dollars on this wasteful venture that corrupt politicians created in the first place. They won’t be out done they will all laugh when they pass yet more tax increases on we Taxpaying Citizens of Michigan.
The ideology and theology of Christian conservatives should favor pot legalization. http://t.co/yNxfZZkG0p
— Ken Braun (@BraunKen) June 4, 2014
Cliff’s Notes version? The same Liberaltarian former Drolet staffer twit, who apparently is all good with the perversion agenda of males using males rectums as a penis masturbatory canal as much as he condemns all those who oppose such chosen behavior, now digs up a radical “former LEO” Puff Ho blogger from Maryland, to marginalize the followers of His Word much like these bastards assert that His Words are that of a wealth redistributing commie.
Pride flags, jokesmoke, and a little doper cop killing is the reasoning for legalization?
Not long after Mayor Schmoke’s announcement, Neill’s close friend, Corporal Ed Toatley, was killed in Washington, DC while making a drug deal as an undercover agent. “When Ed was assassinated in October 2000, that is when I really made the turn. That’s when I decided to make my views public,” Neill explains. He became executive director of LEAP in 2010.
Times change. Meet Baltimore, Maryland’s new Mayor.
Judging by the volume of Snyder Bee-esS wafting through the air, one sure can tell it is a desperation election year.
Living well and aging well in our later years demands individual efforts, for sure. But it also needs a commitment from the state to partner locally, so we create an environment conducive to healthy and active aging.
And, that way-cool, forced into Snydercaid expansion Obamacare Estate confiscation provision, too.
This is no hype.
The upper peninsula is served primarily by Coal fired electrical generation. Replacing that is cost prohibitive, and efforts to upgrade existing service has already begun, yet fails to meet the now even more stringent regulatory efforts by the Obama administration.
With even the cleanest combustion, the product is CO2 and water vapor. Both are greenhouse gasses, but one is being used as a lever by those who wish to get complete control over the population; where it lives, what it eats, and how it heals itself, etc..
The failure of Congress to remove funding for the EPA has allowed the poser in chief to continue ratcheting up the difficulty level for Americans to live without the threat of government shutting them down. This is not good policy, but rather a means to an end for an ideological presidency.
We have little time left. Start getting involved