The Republican Party – Grass Roots vs Establishment? It’s more complicated than that.
Crossposted on Republican Michigander. This applies mostly to Michigan, but could apply to your state as well. You don’t have to look far to know that there’s a rift in the Republican Party right now. A lot, although not all, of the grass roots do not like Mitt Romney. A lot, although not all, of the establishment in the party support Romney. There’s still hard | Read More »
The Michigan Republican Convention 8-28-2010
It was a long, long, long, long, day today. I didn’t get much (any) sleep for today, so this may come off as a little ornery. Today was the Republican convention. It was a little different than most conventions and probably has the most contentious floor fights since a couple of the Youth Chair fights a few years back. The nominees are as follows: Lt | Read More »
Michigan – Anyone but Rick Snyder in the Primary.
It’s no secret who I’ve voted for this primary. Mike Cox. I have my positives and negatives on all the candidates who are running, except there is one candidate who I hope loses this August. Rick Snyder. I’m not sure I can even support him in November. That is how much I am against Rick Snyder. I will have a real tough time being able | Read More »
Michigan – Anybody but Rick Snyder in the primary
It’s no secret who I’ve voted for this primary. Mike Cox. I have my positives and negatives on all the candidates who are running, except there is one candidate who I really hope loses this August. Rick Snyder aka Rick Michigan. I’m not sure I can even support him in November. That is how much I am against Rick Snyder. I will have a real | Read More »
Don’t let Soros and the “Secretary of State Project” take over your state.
FYI to all on Redstate. This was Cross Posted on Right Michigan and my blog. It applies mostly to Michigan, but there’s a good chance your state is targeted as well. A organized group of far leftists are trying to take all secretary of state positions in this country. In 2010, The Secretary of State Project is so far targeting Michigan, California, Iowa, South Dakota, | Read More »
(MI-03) – Vern Ehlers to retire. 49-48 McCain seat, 59-40 Bush seat
Vern Ehlers, longtime moderate congressman for the Michigan 3rd district has announced he will retire at the end of his term. This is going to be an interesting race to watch. John McCain only got 49% in this district. However, Bush got 59-60% twice in this district. There’s already one challenger for the seat, as State Rep Justin Amash announced a primary challenge the day | Read More »
(MI Governor, 2010) Cox has highest lead in general election poll (45% Cox, 30% Cherry)
<a href=”http://woodtv.triton.net/news/epic%20poll%2010209.txt”>Wood TV in Grand Rapids has the poll</a> Now this is real early, but the results are so far promising. EPIC/MRA, a democrat leaning polling firm, has all GOP candidates leading Cherry in the General election except Rick Snyder. The taps were posted by Wood TV in Grand Rapids. Some interesting results. Direction (US). 35% – Right Direction 58% – Wrong Direction Direction (Michigan) | Read More »
Nov 3 Bellwether Special Election – MI State Senate District 19
While most of the hype for 2009 is for the elections in Virginia and New Jersey, we have several important elections here in Michigan. The big one here is the 19th State Senatorial District race. This one is up for grabs. The 19th District covers all of Calhoun County, which is slightly democrat leaning in most years, but was won by Bush in 2004. It | Read More »
Rocky Raczkowski for Congress – 9th District (MI)
We have some good news in the 9th District. Rocky Raczkowski is running against Gary Peters. Rocky’s a good candidate who has a history of winning tough races. He won three times in Farmington Hills against democrats in a democrat leaning district won by Gore, Kerry, Granholm, and Obama. He even beat Aldo Vagnozzi, who later won the district three times himself. I was at | Read More »
Proposal 2 is bad news. Vote No. (Michigan)
A lot of hype and claims are being made about Proposal 2. I was leaning against when I saw the ballot language, and I’m staunchly against this now after I real the actual language. You’ll find a lot of sites and reasons, scientific and otherwise attacking this proposal, but I’m going to stick with something I’m more familiar with. Language. Here is the ballot summary | Read More »