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Tag: Cannon Fodder
By Corinthian Scales, Section News
Dr. Kahn, please don't point your belt buckle at us: it may go off.
Michigan Sen. Roger N. Kahn, chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee and a Saginaw Township Republican, and retired U.S. Air Force Major Generals Thomas Cutler and William Henderson called for $140 million increase in early education.
Typical. Government creates the mollycoddling "safety net" of EBT Cards, Food stamps, Free lunch programs, NCLB, SSI disabilities, and criminalizing everything under the sun so the elected class can say they're "tough on crime," then government wants to blow more coerced tax dollars because they now allegedly have a solution for the problem.
Throw another $140 million at "the problem" in the name of national security? Sure, that'll work just like sending the billions in aid to Egypt, and Pakistan. Frilliant.
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OH my! The unintended costs of pursuing such initiatives!
You know, the one proposed by the POJ group?
Citizens Protecting Michigan's Constitution (CPMC)in a press release today warned about far-reaching effects and unintended consequences of the proposed hijacking of the constitution being hidden from voters by outside special interest groups behind the proposal. In a confusing manner, the initiative has effects that could corkscrew into all manner of current law. According to CPMC:
"Among the proposal's unintended consequences is a likely repeal of Public Act 312, Michigan's "binding arbitration" law enjoyed by police and firefighters unions during contract negotiations.Now.. frankly I am not a big fan of 312. Without it, when they strike, we could just fire their greedy asses.
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