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By Corinthian Scales, Section News
Our tax dollars at work...
"Fair share" without repealing Prevailing Wage on the table, Mr. Zang? If that isn't a load of Granholm-sized mental masturbating psychobabble, I don't know what is. Nice try, Gov. Snydholm, but your taxpayer funded mob-rule bus tour for tax hikes would even make Obama blush with your blundering heavy-handed propaganda.
Snyder can't get his Exchange, and expansion of Medicaid abyss sitting Sen. Kahn's lap when Snyder has his Sales Tax, and Fuel Tax Hike scheme sitting in Sen. Kahn's lap too, so Slick Snyder scrapped Repeal of Prevailing Wage. The Governerd played right into the Democrats hands unwittingly, or not. More importantly, the Governerd is filling the goonion coffers for the Michigan Democratic Party voting base. Talk about being "divisive," Governerd?
Folks on the Right in this state should never wonder how we ended up with a loser like Jim Blanchard, winning Office.
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By Corinthian Scales, Section News
Somebody really needs to check the Nerd for Granholm's moles.
The Republican governor told reporters trying to repeal prevailing wages is a "very divisive" issue. He says he's instead focusing on getting support for his new state budget and ensuring changes affecting the state's largest health insurer get to his desk.
So, instead of finding cost savings for the taxpayer, the Governerd says, "Hey! It's just so much easier to keep raiding the little peoples wallets. Besides, have you seen the Democrat, and unions that I'm in cahoots with?". Anybody thinks for one moment that the Nerd wanted anything to do with Freedom To Work Law in this state .. they have a room temperature IQ.
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By JGillman, Section News
I would have thought it hard to consider a primary challenge to Rick Snyder a real possibility.
Given the courage to stand up for what is only right, and sign Freedom-To-Work legislation, it seemed like Rick Snyder sealed the deal for a 2014 re-election bid. Anyone who would have challenged him would have to have a good explanation as to WHY they might oppose such a righteous outcome. As some have said, its easier to train a bad Chihuahua to be good, than euthanize it and get a good Sheepdog. (I know that no-one has put it that way, but it just seemed appropriate.) Puppy training our governor seemed to have worked, and by golly that big bite for the rights of Michiganders was worthy of a few accidents on the rug.
But alas, he is chewing up the furniture and foaming at the mouth now:
Governor Rick Snyder became only the 6th governor in the US to back Medicaid expansion in accordance with The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). Details here. The conservative Heritage Foundation has estimated that this action will cost Michigan taxpayers an additional $835 million.That and the budget ballooning to $51 Billion??!:
"The total executive budget recommendation for fiscal year 2014, including all state and federal revenue sources, is $50.9 billion.Leaves one question.
Do ya folks think its possible old Yeller's got the rabies?
If so, you KNOW what that means.
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OK, nothing really unexpected from what I have scanned over in my free (somewhat limited ) time. The expected plays from the left and a couple of different ideas on how to handle perceived issues. I have a couple of select legislative pushes here that don't raise too much on the surprise meter. Perhaps we will see a few attempts in differing ways to move these first couple along, as they are likely to be shot down (can I say 'shot' anymore?) at first glance.
It seems we are always looking at ways of reducing the cost of operating our schools in Michigan, so lets be especially ingenious and put additional burdens on the schools themselves. That ALWAYS works:
4179 of 2011:
Yeah, I know, we should have language skills.. Lets make sure those kids have English mastered first perhaps? The problem in this country is NOT the lack of a second language, but rather the inability for immigrants legal or otherwise to speak the native tongue. For sure he wants our schools to straighten those heads full of mush up, and maybe make em a little less mushy [physically] OUTWARDLY. Nathan also wants those little fatties in grade school to pay attention to their calorie counts as well.. in HB 4180 of 2011.
Cause kids are just too big.. Like some cities.
Yep.. and Detroit's recent size shrink has brought about a new way to change presumption of causality.. below the fold...
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