There is much discussion on whether or not to raise the debt ceiling for the federal government. On the one hand we are told that if we do not, that the USA would go into default on its loans and that would sink the world economy. On the other we are told, and so it seems that the executive branch could choose to service the debt and not pay other bills. Sort of live within your means like what happens when you loose…Continue
Thanks to all that showed up at our meeting last night. Great discussion and felt good to see people with different views on the school issue, leaving without the rancor and anger I have witnessed at other such gatherings.
Added by Sharon Lollio on April 19, 2011 at 12:21pm — No Comments
Here is a link to a video covering the rally in Lansing: http://www.clickondetroit.com/video/27550375/index.html
This is the fairest and most unbiased reporting I have seen of us to date.
Added by Tom on April 19, 2011 at 11:45am — No Comments
Here is a link to Rep. Thaddeus McCotter's voting record.
This is in addition to McCotter recently having voted to require unionized workers on federally funded contracts and he is/was a supporter of the Card Check legislation that would have eliminated the secret ballot on voting to unionize companies.
Here is a link to coverage on our Haggetry Rd rally. (Good job, Maribeth!)
Added by Tom on April 17, 2011 at 1:03pm — No Comments
The following are voting results of our State Representatives and Senators. This was compiled my michiganvotes.org (The Mackinac Center).
Weekly Michigan Legislature Roll Call Vote Report
Y = Yes, N = No, X = Not Voting
House Bill 4059, Ban putting union stewards on public payroll, passed 59 to 47 in the…
Senator Colbeck Proposes New Structure for Appropriations Bills with the Introduction of the State Police and Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Budgets
Attached is a press release sent out by Patrick Colbeck's office.
Added by Tom on April 15, 2011 at 9:27pm — No Comments
Below is the event information from the Dearborn/Dearborn Heigths Republican Club. Love this group! Believe me when I tell you these folks are true conservatives. Hope some of us can support them and of course Thayrone.
HELP US RAISE FUNDS TO ELECT CONSERVATIVE REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES IN 2011 AND 2012!
JOIN US ON MAY 16TH FROM 6:15 – 9:30 PM AT THE AMERICAN LEGION STITT POST LOCATED AT: 23850 MILITARY, DEARBORN HEIGHTS, MI…Continue
Please take part in a TEA Party poll about the recent 2011 Budget in DC. Just go to this web page (click here) and register your thoughts.
This is a test of a system we may use to get quick 'sense of the TEA…Continue
The following is from our friends at TEA Party Patriots of West Oakland County
Added by Tom on April 12, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments
For those that haven't heard about this, check it out: http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/14891
Here's an excerpt:
To date, three RWU Roundtable Discussions have been held. Session attendance has been outstanding. The sessions have been very productive. Engagement, input, and results have been exceptional. Three additional sessions have been added to meet demand and further the cause of action-based strategic planning for RWU. The next sessions will create tactical "how to" overlays for strategic plans and desired key outcomes.
The sessions are open to all RWU members. Please plan…Continue
Added by patriotm1 on April 10, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments
We have been challenged. Following video is from a gathering in Kalamazoo recently. Notice that they seem to think that intimidation is a great tool for winning hearts and minds. They…Continue
At our meeting last night (4/4/11), Gene Clem gave presentation on "Team Grassroots". Below, is a copy of the presentation. As Thayrone says, "Talk amongst yourselves." Spread the word with friends and neighbors.
Thank you for making the drive!