Bentivolio Calls For Apology From Write-In
This just in from Michigan’s 11th CD. You can visit Bentivolio’s website at kerrybworksforme.com ———————————————————————————- For Immediate Release 7-12-2012 Contact: Bob Dindoffer firstname.lastname@example.org 248-291-7231 BENTIVOLIO CALLS FOR APOLOGY FROM WRITE-IN Calls on Opponent to Repudiate Apparent Electioneering Scheme Milford, MI – Kerry Bentivolio is fired up about winning the September 5 special primary election in Michigan’s 11th Congressional District. He has mobilized over 50 unpaid volunteer petition | Read More »
Around the U.S. in 50 Days: Michigan
Michigan started their redistricting process with two goals in mind: shore up Thad McCotter’s district and deal with the population losses in the metropolitan Detroit area. As Michigan’s overall population decreased 0.6% over the last decade, the Wayne County population, which includes Detroit, decreased 11.7%. Since Michigan will lose a seat in the House, this area seems ripe for congressional changes. Like any other state, | Read More »
Lord What Fools These Mortals Be
Even if you don’t subscribe to the “everything is gray” school of moral relativity, life often presents complex dilemmas with no ideal choice. Egypt is like that.
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Democrats Call Foul on Republican Objection to ‘Death Panels’
Democratic health care strategists are calling foul today on GOP officials John Boehner, Thaddeus McCotter, Johnny Isakson, and Chuck Grassley, claiming the Republican Party leaders are guilty of partisan obstructionism of the worst kind – demagoging the same end-of-life provisions, the now-famous “death panels,” they supported in the 2003 Medicare prescription drug bill. “So either Republicans were for death panels in 2003 before turning against | Read More »
Thaddeus McCotter (R, MI-11) on RedEye.
Via Pat Cleary. The video is a little out of sync, but the sentiments are right there: Plus, bonus points for the Rush reference; a band that was pretty much constant background music for me for most of my college existence.
MI Conservatives help stop bailout; MI Democrats skyrocket home heating prices
Cross-posted on Right Michigan at www.RightMichigan.com.It seems like only last week we were lamenting the fact that home heating rates were headed up again this winter. That a record number of Michigan residents were facing termination of service. That burning natural gas was too expensive and that those who can least afford it would be better off burning their furniture to keep warm this winter. | Read More »
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Michigan Dems at the controls: “Zzzzzzzzzzz” — Ten week paid siesta continues
Cross-posted on Right Michigan at www.RightMichigan.com. Enter another Monday with the discomforting knowledge that while everyone statewide who isn’t on the unemployment line this morning heads back to work after a two day weekend, the Democratic controlled Michigan House of Representatives and the Democratic controlled United States Congress continue their months long paid vacations. Congressional Democrats like Bart Stupak are in the midst of a | Read More »
MoveOn protests McCotter (MI – 11th)
Just got an email from Rep. McCotter (MI-11th district) that Moveon.org is protesting at his Livonia office this noon (Thursday, Aug. 7). Unfortunately I am at work and a good drive away, but I will update if I can find anything on the local news. I don’t see anything on McCotter’s website so I am copying the email below the fold.