Submitted by DCblogger on Tue, 04/05/2011 - 12:11pm
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Submitted by DCblogger on Mon, 03/28/2011 - 3:31pm
I can't tell you how thrilled I am with the recent protests in Wisconsin, Ohio, Indiana, and now Michigan. We are witnessing a real uprising; a new citizens movement being born.
Presidential elections are the culmination of political movements, not the beginning, or even middle. To permit ourselves to be distracted by the 2012 Presidential election from what is clearly the issue of our time would be a real shame. Read below the fold...
Submitted by JuliaWilliams on Fri, 03/11/2011 - 9:45am
By slipping in a BS $100 expenditure, MI state republicans have managed to foil any potential for the citizens of my fair state to be unable to repeal legislation that removes exemptions on taxing pensions and retirement income, while he has slashed business taxes, with a referendum!!!:
THE COST TO SHIELD SNYDER TAX PROPOSAL FROM VOTERS
House bill could block referendum
By CHRIS CHRISTOFF FREE PRESS LANSING BUREAU CHIEF
LANSING — One $100 bill could block voters from a chance to stop more than a billion dollars in higher taxes.
Whether you think it’s a dirty trick or a smart move, a House bill to implement Gov. Rick Snyder’s proposal to eliminate tax credits and exemptions contains a $100 appropriation — enough to make the plan immune from a voter referendum. Read below the fold...
Submitted by twig on Tue, 02/22/2011 - 1:41pm
Submitted by DCblogger on Fri, 01/16/2009 - 6:38pm
Blue Cross Blue Shield to cut up to 1,000 jobs
The company hinted at possible layoffs last year after the Michigan Legislature did not pass changes to insurance rules sought by the company. Blue Cross says it wants law changes because it is losing millions of dollars each year on health insurance policies that cover individuals.
Just pass HR 676 and put these parasites out of their misery. Read below the fold...
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Submitted by DCblogger on Sat, 06/14/2008 - 10:24pm
After starring in "Sicko," Hartland woman jumps on political stage
Now married and a dedicated public speaker, Adrian Campbell Montgomery, 26, is cancer-free and ready to make her first longshot foray into politics.
She is running as a Democrat for Livingston County commissioner, challenging a Republican who has held the seat for 14 of the last 16 years. The area is considered heavily Republican.
Montgomery, a Hartland High School graduate, says her "Sicko" experience charged her to take action in her hometown. The district covers Hartland and Tyrone townships in northern Livingston County. Read below the fold...
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Submitted by bringiton on Mon, 04/28/2008 - 3:27am
The Democratic voters of Michigan and Florida are unhappy, or so we read. They, or if you will, their representatives, moved up their primary dates and drew a punishment from the DNC Rules and Bylaws Committee. Since then, what have the voters of Michigan and Florida actually done to try and reverse or repair their problem? Nothing but complain. Read below the fold...
Submitted by myiq2xu on Mon, 04/21/2008 - 11:07am
Greg Sargent doesn't get it:
Bloomberg News takes a look at what Hillary needs to do to earn a popular vote win, and finds that she basically needs to do the political equivalent of pitching a no-hitter, hitting for the cycle, and pulling an unassisted triple play -- all in one game:
What these geniuses forget is that Florida and Michigan were stripped of their delegates, but not their votes. Read below the fold...