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    Tag: Americans for Tax Reform

    Lies, Damned Lies, and "Defend Michigan Democracy"


    By Kevin Rex Heine, Section News
    Posted on Sat Nov 03, 2012 at 05:07:16 AM EST
    Tags: Proposal 12-5, Michigan Tax Limitation Amendment, Constitution of Michigan - Article IX, Constitution of Michigan - Article XII, Headlee Amendment (1978), Constitution of Michigan - Article V 18, Americans For Prosperity of Michigan, Michigan Alliance for Prosperity, Americans for Tax Reform, Two-Thirds Movement, RNC 2012 Platform, Michigan Banana Republican Party, kleptocracy establishment, Michigan tea party movement, Michigan's Debt Clock, Defend Michigan Democracy, red herring fallacies, Proposal 06-2, Michigan Civil Rights Initiative, Wayne County Taxpayers Association, Citizens Protecting Michigan's Constitution, Taxpayers United Michigan Foundation, "super minority" firewall, S-I-N tactics (all tags)

    A "Red Herring" fallacy (also known as an "irrelevant conclusion" fallacy) is a logical error in which an argument is, intentionally or not, constructed of irrelevant or false inferences, with the intention of masking the lack of substantive arguments and/or implicitly replacing or diverting attention away from the actual subject of the discussion, by proving a different proposition than the one it is purporting to support.  And I can tell you that defending Proposal 12-5 out in the social media sphere has been an education in countering Ignoratio Elenchi.


    (1 comment, 2773 words in story) Full Story

    Reduce out-of-control spending now


    By Congressman Fred Upton, Section News
    Posted on Mon Nov 15, 2010 at 02:39:14 PM EST
    Tags: Fred Upton, Grover Norquist, Americans for Tax Reform, Spending, Budget (all tags)

    ~ Promoted because those things have to be really heavy ~

    By Grover Norquist and Rep. Fred Upton

    (11 comments, 766 words in story) Full Story

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