MI Morning Update 12-2-08

    700 Days until Election Day December 2, 2008   QUOTE OF THE DAY: "The income tax has made more liars out of the American people than golf has." – Will Rogers MORNING UPDATE: GEORGIA SPECIAL ELECTION… Republican Saxby Chambliss is trying to fend off a challenge from Democrat Jim Martin, who is getting help from President-elect Barack Obama and other Democrats leading up to today’s | Read More »

    MI Morning Update 12-1-08

    701 Days until Election Day December 1, 2008   QUOTE OF THE DAY: "The wind of history is blowing in our sails again … At this time of crisis the world of imperialism is starting to die. We are standing on the threshold of political and social shifts." – Gennady Zyuganov, Russia’s Communist Party’s annual congress Nov. 29, 2008 MORNING UPDATE: STATE SENATE SPECIAL ELECTION…with | Read More »

    MI Morning Update: 11-22-08

    710 Days Until Election Day November 22, 2008 QUOTE OF THE DAY: "Once they’re in power, the Democrats will be reminding the voters that corruption is not limited to Republicans." – Mark GREBNER, of Practical Political Consultants, in MIRS with one reason why Republican could do better in the 2010 election than they did this year. MORNING UPDATE: STATE COMMITTEE MEETING…our next State Committee meeting will | Read More »

    MI Morning Update: 11-21-08

    November 21, 2008 QUOTE OF THE DAY: "If we turn our back on Main Street, if we continue to send all the money to Wall Street, who caused the problem, and the auto industry does have to go into bankruptcy, you will see foreclosure rates in this country skyrocket from people who have played by the rules and are currently paying their mortgages and are | Read More »

    MI Morning Update: 11-20-08

    712 Days Until Election Day November 20, 2008 QUOTE OF THE DAY: " Consumer data shows that people will fly a bankrupt airline and buy a ham from a bankrupt farm, or a sofa from a bankrupt store but they won’t buy a car. There is also the cost of a bankruptcy and the cascading events that surround that plus with the dramatic drop in revenue | Read More »

    Michigan GOP Chairman Saul Anuzis

    I read in USA today Michigan GOP Chairman Saul Anuzis want’s to be the RNC chairman. I thought the article was rather disturbing. “Anuzis said the next RNC leader has to be familiar with the latest technology if the party is to rebuild. Given his familiarity with blogging, twittering and raising money over the Internet, he thinks he’d be the best to move the party | Read More »

    MI Morning Update 11-18-08

    714 Days Until Election Day November 18, 2008 QUOTE OF THE DAY: Ms. Granholm said with any agreement for assistance from Congress "there should be strings attached and there will be" on the industry and labor.Governor Jennifer Granholm, in reference to the auto loan package request. MORNING UPDATE: NEXT POLITICAL BATTLE…GONGWERS reported that Rep. Mike Nofs  (R-Battle Creek) announced Monday that he has created an exploratory | Read More »

    MI Morning Update 11-17-8

    715 Days Until Election Day November 17, 2008 QUOTE OF THE DAY: "As the son of an immigrant who found the American Dream in an auto factory in Detroit, I know that the dream is still alive. It lives in every city and every suburb. And it lives in every coal miner, accountant, school teacher, young professional and auto worker."Saul Anuzis, Wall Street Journal Op-Ed "The | Read More »

    MI Morning Update

    716 Days Until Election Day November 16, 2008 QUOTE OF THE DAY: "Do not blame Caesar, blame the people of Rome who have so enthusiastically acclaimed and adored him and rejoiced in their loss of freedom and danced in his path and gave him triumphal processions.  Blame the people who hail him when he speaks in the Forum of the ‘new, wonderful good society’ which shall | Read More »

    MI Morning Update 11-15-08

    717 Days until Election Day November 15, 2008   QUOTE OF THE DAY; "The Republican Party of the future must reach beyond its traditional base.  In other words, we need to get back to the old Reagan idea of our Party as a ‘big tent.’ We might not agree with each other but we should still have a place for anyone who wants to join | Read More »

    MI Morning Update 11-14-08

    718 Days until Election Day November 14, 2008   QUOTE OF THE DAY: "A former tech wizard who Twitters, Facebooks, and blogs on his website "That’s Saul, Folks!" the Michigan Republican hopes to run as an ideological and tactical innovator who can bring the Republican Party into the 21st century. He announced his intention to run this afternoon via Twitter, Youtube, and emails to the | Read More »

    Hoogendyk and Anuzis

    The Michigan US senate race was seen as un-winnable for the Republicans in 2008. So rather than support the David v. Goliath effort made by Jack Hoogendyk, the Michigan Republican Party decided its resources were better used for the state representative races, many of which were lost anyhow. Decisions were made, and likely the outcome of Hoogendyk v. Levin wouldn’t have been different but for | Read More »

    MI Morning Update 11-13-08

    718 Days until Election Day November 13, 2008 QUOTE OF THE DAY: "I couldn’t be happier with Sarah Palin, and she’s gone back to be a great governor, and I think she will play a big role in the future of this country." – Senator John McCain MORNING UPDATE: DEVOS ANNOUNCES HE WILL NOT RUN FOR GOVERNOR…Right Michigan broke the story today that Dick DeVos | Read More »

    MI Morning Update 11-12-08

     719 Days until Election Day  November 12, 2008   QUOTE OF THE DAY: "This has been a good year for opening up the American dream. Senator Hillary Clinton and Governor Sarah Palin proved that young women can dream big and have an exciting future. President-elect Obama proved that every African-American has a chance to rise. Senator John McCain reminded all of us that America is | Read More »

    MI Morning Update 11-11-08

    720 Days until Election Day November 11, 2008   QUOTE OF THE DAY: "We’ve got to be everywhere…we have a goal of having a Democrat in every precinct in America, not every county, but every precinct in America." Howard Dean, DNC Chairman on his 50 State Strategy THE MORNING UPDATE: REPUBLICANS LAUNCH…REPUBLICANS FOR A REASON…check out the RNC site that is similar to what we did | Read More »