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Tag: Commerce Committee
By JGillman, Section News
Wayne Schmidt didn't get the memo.
We don't need anymore of that, thank you. In fact, Republicans are supposed to be for SMALLER government. Further, one might think Northern Michigan Republicans ought to be even a little more conservative on matters of property rights, exclusionary areas, and doling out cash or favors to specific and targeted groups.
Its called "central planning," and its the kind of thing that can be repeatedly demonstrated as inefficient, and costly to land owners, taxpayers, and entire economies.
Representative Schmidt needs to get a little sleep and ask himself what he will do when he is no longer able to call himself a Republican. Many of us have stopped already. Best intentions don't very well make up for the mistake of seeking liberal ends. Championing progressive causes, and now taking a page from Mao's playbook (managing farms for the good of all) with top down government managed "smart zones"? Terrible, Comrade!
OK, maybe not THAT bad. .. Yet.
It certainly comes from Jenny G's book however. (below the fold)
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