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By JGillman, Section News
One of the payments one must make for the ability to peruse Michigan's top rated political blog is having to put up with an occasional update on my own unapologetic exploits in the hinterland.
Today's story finds the hero (that would be me) again on the front page in opposition to the way things are. A story that targets in some way how my misfit shenanigans are unacceptable to so many people, at the same time will help to shine light through debate and understanding of what goes on behind the scenes in government and the willing accomplices. Power, Greed, (possible) Corruption.
Except Its not even clear that they serve those constituencies any more. Something I wondered about early in my term as commissioner, and watched as a Rotary grant check for the master plan of the county was issued. At the time it was curious to me why they might be interested in such things, but had no objection, as I had no knowledge of why they might do such a thing.
Well, once upon a time, there was the Dam issue. (below)
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