Tomorrow she might say something very different to salvage any middle of the road Dems, but folks have been wising up to the extremist views held by Democrat candidates. Gretchen Whitmer bobble-heads her agreement to abolishing our immigration enforcement in this video.
“I think we need a governor, who will stand up to the federal government” she says. As governor, she COULD make enforcement of our borders problematic.
Bill Schuette is immediately ready to face down the failed ideas of the left.
The left is bereft of ideas.
Well, maybe not ‘bereft’, but the ideas they have are generally failed attempts at creating equal outcomes instead of promoting equal opportunity. Socialism, a well documented catastrophe of civilization’s epoch is now the new norm for the Democrat party. The tragedy of the ‘best intentions’ has no equal in ways of starving and inciting misery in otherwise viable populations.
Bill Schuette, having earned the nomination of the Republican party is wasting no time challenging the nominee of the Democrats. In a press release today he appears confident that a comparison of her record and rhetoric will expose the regressive policies of those who once upon a time preferred to be called ‘progressive.’
That is all it would have taken to get on the ballot; using his correct address. Instead Matt Morgan, who apparently aspires to be one more representative of the disaster known as the Democrat party in Congress, failed at the mere task of properly gaining ballot access.
Aside from the institutional failure of socialist ideology, the Democrat party has had it’s own trickle down of success. The bench is thin, and the possibility of getting a real live veteran (Morgan) who actually believes in redistribution, cultural denigration, and murdering the unborn has them ..energized.
This photo represents the full out effort of the local and state Democrats to drag him over and onto the November ballot. This is duplicated throughout the district at each polling place complete with nearby Subaru with a ‘Bernie’ bumper sticker.
Analyzing $500 Plus contributions to El-Sayed Gubernatorial bid reveals significant outside interest.
The total amount contributed to Abdul El-Sayed through contributions of $500 or more as reported to the SoS is nearly $1,500,000.00
This is not the total amount he has raised, but simply the aggregate amount by contributors who really really really want him to be the first Islamic Governor in the United States. It INCLUDES his own minor personal and in/kind mileage contributions, which in the tables shown are reflected in the Michigan portion.
Let this sink in. Less than 50% of this particular candidate’s receipts $500 and more are from Michigan voters.
Give the mentally ill weapons. Specifically shotguns, for personal defense, right?
That is the attention grabbing tactic used by the most recent Libertarian candidate for the Michigan US Senate seat. Brian Ellison, a veteran from SE Michigan is currently raising money to give out 20 pump style shotguns to the homeless.
Ellison acknowledges his campaign, “Arm the Homeless,” has shock value that will bring attention to his campaign. But he says as a third-party candidate going up against well-funded Democratic and Republican opponents, shock value is about the only thing he can do to get media coverage.
But he says there is a serious intent to the campaign, which is to bring attention to the high rates of violent crime against homeless people, as well as the dehumanization of the homeless.
Uh.. Brian? The only thing?
Shock value does not mean good policy. Consider a primary reason so many are homeless. Mental illness, and the inability of our society to reconcile the use of drugs and other mind wasting substances. Our state mental institutions are closed, and the results are in many cases wandering bodies.
I am a solid 2A guy. Hell, I have often argued that the mentally ill ought to be able to defend themselves with firearms if they so desire. However, there are different stages of mental illness; some of them are not so predictable.
The first amendment used to assist the second? Brilliant?
There was a Republican legislator in Michigan.
He wasn’t a remarkably conservative man, and to-be-sure not particularly interested in the constitution. Certainly not very knowledgeable about it either. Bruce Patterson actually tried to license ‘opinion’
One thing of particular interest to bloggers and out-of-mainstream writers is the legislative effort to curb access to information and the ability to report by ‘just anyone’. It had popped up a couple of years ago when a Michigan legislator, State senator Bruce Patterson (perhaps twirling his handlebar mustache a little too tight) had the idea of ‘licensing journalists’.
“Introduced by Sen. Bruce Patterson (R) on May 11, 2010, to create a government “Board of Michigan Registered Reporters” to pass on the qualifications under criteria established in the bill for an individual who seeks to use the title “Michigan Registered Reporter.” An individual who writes or creates news stories, commentaries or editorials for a newspaper, online news outlet or radio or TV broadcaster, and who wants to use this title, would have to pay a $10 fee, and have either a journalism degree, at least three years experience as a reporter, submit writing samples, present evidence of awards or recognitions, present a letter of recognition from a reporter who is “registered,” etc.”
A very strange thing to even ponder, much less propose as law.
In fairness, it should be noted he was ‘cool’ with non credentialed types using the title ‘reporter’.
One might wonder where such a mental process begins. Is it the result of a nasty and hurtful news article? Is it to protect an elite class of reporters and restrict access to all others (unless properly credentialed) who seek access to political types? Is it simply impish guile?
Who knows? It’s forgotten news anyhow, as it went nowhere and it has been absent for several years of the 24 hour news cycle.
Expected Republican candidates for governor reviewed.
The Michigan Republican field can be quite interesting sometimes.
As many might already realize, a Democrat candidate could be a criminally challenged former State Representative, and still get the full (and active) support from the party of the left in a bid for major office. The bland but nevertheless regressive nature of the left allows even the most obscene stupidity in it’s ranks. No special prerequisites for candidates other than kill babies, deny God, and let little boys be little girls if they want.
Republican contenders must have their own specific characteristics and features. No such amorphous qualities are allowed to exist on the right (as they do in the left) to win over all factions of the GOP brand. Below is a list of the expected and declared Republican candidates for governor, and my own estimation of their specific advantage and disadvantages in securing maximum support from GOP supporters and grassroots. They may or may not be in the order suggested by the title of this piece.
Former Michigan Supreme Court chief hits the ground running.
Bob Young knows how bad Debbie Stabenow’s performance has been.
He knows she is a tool of the crazy left who [just prior] to each election cycle plays a little more accessible to the normals and puts on a conservative face. H eknows how bad her policies have been for Michigan and the nation.
I suppose anyone with an IQ above room temperature would know these things as well.
Of course, until Kid Rock actually files and demonstrates that he is a serious candidate, Young is the easy favorite. Others who have entertained the idea of occupying the seat that the meat puppet now enjoys are now looking at more attainable goals.
The little guys could very well become little again.
We use Facebook, Twitter, Google, and some other platforms, but a recent experience with our internet oriented family business has left me a little concerned.
For 20 years, we have operated a web based security camera equipment business. For 20 years I have fought for keyword optimization, good search results, and developed a reputation befitting the nearly first store of its kind on the internet.
It has always been tough, and others now do the search optimization a little better. But over that same time I have developed good relationships, and the customer base remains sufficiently strong.
Strong enough in fact to have missed the impact of some serious subversion that was going on for nearly two weeks.
Late in August, I was reviewing visit statistics for CU1.COM, and noticed a sudden drop of about 300 daily visitors starting on August 12. Followup revealed that the website had been completely scrubbed from the Google search engine. Even using the EXACT domain address as a search term, Google returned only an alternate possibility with it’s “Do you mean ..?” suggestion.
I was able to reach a support person at Google, and explained my concern, and the site appeared later that day as-if it had never had been missing.
Consider that the internet has provided those new ways in which we can communicate. First we had chat rooms, then the blogs. At the point of that last, a new investigative phenomenon had been born. Citizen reporters and pundits. Big Media had it’s grip broken, and no longer was there a leash on the truth. When Twitter, facebook, and other social media venues began, it appeared there was even more opportunity to get ‘the message’ out.