Freshman Congressman Mark Schauer (D-MI) ADMITS breaking the law (22 times), hit with RECORD penalty!
Cross-posted on Right Michigan at www.RightMichigan.com. More than two years after committing over twenty specific, egregious campaign finance violations, freshman Democratic Congressman Mark Schauer is finally being forced to pay the piper. Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land announced this week that Schauer has been hit with the largest punishment for campaign finance violations in the history of the state of Michigan! According to | Read More »
What price a Senator’s (Stabenow’s in particular) integrity?
I’m a generous guy. Alas, I’m also chronically cynical. So it takes a concerted effort for me, at times, to give people the benefit of the doubt. Maybe it started in college, working at Fulton Heights Foods where it turned out that everyone who instinct said was going to write a bad check or try to sneak out with steaks tucked under their shirts turned | Read More »
Husband Busted… Again: What did Senator Stabenow (D-Michigan) know and when?
Promoted by Jeff United States Senators are busy people with demanding schedules. Its understandable if one of the most powerful members of the most powerful legislative body in the nation doesn’t know where her husband is and what he is doing twenty-four hours of every day. Still, you’d think better than a half-a-year employed by one of your major campaign donors as an illegally unregistered | Read More »
In a state that often makes zero sense, Senator Hansen Clarke (D) makes even less
Cross-posted on Right Michigan at www.RightMichigan.com. Today is the big day for the Big 3. They’ll be back in Washington, DC, hat in hand and corporate jets temporarily mothballed in the hanger back in Detroit. At least one of the CEO’s will drive a brand new car to the hearings while the others are mum on their modes of transportation, but however they get there, | Read More »
Do not adjust your television sets… you have now entered the economic Twilight Zone
Cross-posted on Right Michigan at www.RightMichigan.com. There are a couple of approaches for handling a day like today. The four day weekend is over and it’s back to the grind but the snow continues to fall and it’s tempting to turn on the Christmas carols and move gently into the next holiday season. Yeah, you’ll go to work, or school, or both and you’ll do | Read More »
On Making Michigan an Easy Target
Cross-posted on Right Michigan at www.RightMichigan.com. A lot of news has focused these past two weeks on Detroit’s “Big 3,” Washington, DC and the space between, literally and figuratively, and with good reason. There is universal agreement that the autos are in one heck of a mess, that it’s of their own making and that a lot of good, hard working people are going to | Read More »
Madonna experiences Granholm – Cherry economy first hand
Cross-posted on Right Michigan at www.RightMichigan.com. If this doesn’t prompt Capital Hill Democrats to get off their duffs and accept the administration’s offer to bail out the Big 3 with a $25 billion taxpayer funded loan I don’t know what will. The patron saint of raunch was in the Motor City last night to deliver a rare Michigan concert and darn it all if she | Read More »
Ah, the Granholm – Cherry economy, where even healthcare jobs go to die
Cross-posted on Right Michigan at www.RightMichigan.com. All of the flashy economic headlines in the state have to do with the will-they / won’t-they swirling around Capitol Hill Democrats as they consider whether or not to bail out the Big 3, but with Jennifer Granholm’s decision yesterday to take a break from her vacation tour of the Holy Land to tell President Bush that Michigan doesn’t | Read More »
Saving the economy (and the Big 3) through creative law enforcement
Cross-posted on Right Michigan at www.RightMichigan.com. More tickets. That’s the answer to the Big 3’s financial problems. If you missed it late yesterday, Ron Gettelfinger, the man pulling the strings for Big Labor as they attempt to extort another $25 billion from Congress said the problem with Detroit’s autos isn’t that their employees make, on average, about $45 an hour (all in) more than the | Read More »
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That certainly didn’t take long…
Cross-posted on Right Michigan at www.RightMichigan.com. Well that didn’t take long. The first full week of “lame duck” in the Democrat controlled Michigan House of Representatives and the majority party, emboldened by their big wins on election day, have already approved or set in motion more than a couple of tax hikes and special new spending projects because, obviously, Michigan families have way more money | Read More »