Elections have consequences. A consistent narrative re the auto industry? Not so much.
Looks like we’re up for a bit of a power struggle in the House Energy Committee: Oversight Committee Chairman Henry Waxman has been coveting Energy Committee Chairman John Dingell’s job for, well, decades. But never before has Waxman so directly challenged Dingell – who has sat atop the committee for 28 years – so directly. It’s hard to believe Waxman would make this bid without | Read More »
This ISN’T an economic tsunami?
Cross-posted on Right Michigan at www.RightMichigan.com.Barack Obama has been the President-elect for over six days now. Heck, he’s even got an extra large majority ballooning in the House and the Senate as of last Tuesday’s elections. His transition team is living and breathing and working out of the White House and he has Jennifer freaking Granholm and David Bonior on his economic advisory panel. (Remember? | Read More »
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Congress Buying Big Auto. Has Big Auto Bought Rush?
Like a lot of people out here, Rush is a hero of mine. To root for him is to root for all of us conservatives. More than any other living person, he is our champion. We have felt his ups and downs as our own. Lately though, a little concern has been nagging my mind and has finally coalesced with the latest bailout money being | Read More »
Big Labor’s got a great plan… if you’re completely off your nut!
Cross-posted on Right Michigan at www.RightMichigan.com.Following up on a couple of items from earlier in the week… remember how the Ocean State out east surpassed Michigan on the economic blight meter? And remember how the Grand Rapids Teachers Union was continuing to illustrate sheer, unadulterated lunacy by moving forward with plans for an illegal teachers strike? I hate to be the bearer of bad news, | Read More »
What to get the superstar rapper who has everything? How about a calendar!
Cross-posted on Right Michigan at www.RightMichigan.com.Gosh darn it. Why can’t I talk about the important issues? We’re now under two weeks to go before folks head to the polls here in Michigan to elect 110 members of the state House, fifteen members of Congress, a US Senator, a Supreme Court Justice, decide on a couple of ballot proposals and pretty much select the leaders who | Read More »
Eminem endorses Obama… I’m switching my vote!
Cross-posted on Right Michigan at www.RightMichigan.com.There are so many important topics in the news today it’s tough to know where to start. I mean, seriously. We could cover Jack Hoogendyk’s second debate yesterday with Senator (for Life) Carl Levin, this one down in the motor city at the Detroit Economic Club. After all, Hoogendyk again assailed Levin’s position on the bailout, pledging that were he | Read More »
Granholm action admits state policy can affect Big 3, manufacturing jobs
Cross-posted on Right Michigan at www.RightMichigan.com.The next time a lefty tells you that tax breaks don’t work or that there is nothing state government can do to help fix the domestic automobile industry, kindly suggest they open mouth and insert sock. Then show them today’s newspaper. (Or your friendly, neighborhood, RightMichigan.com.)Tuesday the Michigan Economic Growth Authority Board approved a fresh set of what they call | Read More »
Brilliant: GM unveils electric car while Obama unveils $5 billion tax hike on gas and electricity
Cross-posted on Right Michigan at www.RightMichigan.com. Yesterday the world met what could be the future of automobiles. General Motors unveiled their production model of the Chevrolet Volt, an electric (not hybrid) car that is expected to travel forty miles on a single charge of the battery. The average American commuter wouldn’t have to pour a drop of gasoline in the vehicle to complete the daily | Read More »