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View Michigan Tea Party and Patriot Group Map 2010 in a larger map Tea Party and 9/12 group map 2010 The above map is the most current list of Tea Party and 9/12 groups in Michigan. Groups in dark blue = Tea Party / 9-12 group Groups in light blue = Member Michigan Tea Party Alliance member

 

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Howell already at work in new Lansing office (From the 3-13 Lapeer County Press)

Posted by William Gavette on March 14, 2016 at 5:00pm 0 Comments

BY PHIL FOLEY
810-452-2616 •
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KONSCHUH CLEARED (From the 3-13 Lapeer County Press)

Posted by William Gavette on March 14, 2016 at 5:00pm 0 Comments

Felonies dismissed; misdemeanor charges expected to be dropped
BY PHIL FOLEY
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Felony charges against Judge Konschuh dropped (From the Tuesday, March 8th County Press)

Posted by William Gavette on March 9, 2016 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

FLINT — Judge Byron Konschuh’s nearly 20-month fight with the legal system has come to an end with all felony charges against him dismissed.

After 6 ½ hours of mediation negotiations in front of retired Genesee County Circuit Court Robert Ransom in Tom Pabst’s Flint law offices, Shiawassee County Prosecutor Deanna Finnegan agreed Tuesday to drop the five felony charges against Konschuh.

“The justice system won here,” Pabst said.

Konshuch, whose annual…

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What types of issues would you like to see the Lapeer Tea Party involved with for the coming year??

Started by William Gavette Jan 12, 2015. 0 Replies

   The longer we are together, the more issues seem to call our attention. What are the types of issues that you would like to see us get involved with in the coming year? Fuel tax hikes, Common…Continue

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Mackinaw Center Headlines

Michigan Counties on the Verge of Pension Crisis

Lansing State Journal publishes op-ed on local pension debt

https://www.mackinac.org/22815

Time to End the 21st Century Jobs Fund

New Mackinac study featured in state media

https://www.mackinac.org/22814

Obama’s Overtime Rule Would Hurt Those It’s Intended To Help

Patrick Wright joins WNEM TV5 to discuss new rule

https://www.mackinac.org/22813

Proposed Beer Tax Hike Would Hurt Brewers

LaFaive comments in MLive article

https://www.mackinac.org/22812

September 23, 2016 MichiganVotes Weekly Roll Call Report

Out with old in with new licensure mandate; increase legislature transparency; more

https://www.mackinac.org/22811

Michigan Capitol Confidential

Michigan's Pension Crisis Means Tax Hikes and Cutting Cops

A pension panelist said public sector officials are promising "the sun, moon and stars" on retirement benefits but not paying for them and now have a "ticking time bomb.” http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/22821

An Opening for Michigan Licensing Reform

In Michigan, some occupations pay far more in licensing fees to the state than it costs to regulate them. http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/22784

U of M Brings Personal Pronoun Wars To Michigan

A new initiative by the University of Michigan allows students to report their preferred gender pronouns to the university so faculty and staff can use these when addressing the student. http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/22822

Feds Claim Power Over Every Mud Puddle Under 'Migratory Molecule' Theory

A new report released by the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works says that the EPA and the Army Corps continue to assert broad jurisdiction despite two federal courts determining that doing so exceeds their authority. http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/22818

Markets, Not Politicians, Slow State Oil and Gas Production

When oil companies are making “obscene profits,” elected officials on both sides of the aisle trip over themselves to impose a “windfall profits” tax. http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/22776
 
 
 

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‘Dialogue our county needs to have’ (From 5-25-16 Lapeer County Press)

‘Dialogue our county needs to have’Original Article at http://thecountypress.mihomepaper.com/news/2016-05-25/Front_Page/Dialogue_our_county_needs_to_have.htmlConcerned about security, LCS parent carries handgun at daughter’s schoolBY KRYSTAL JOHNS810-452-2609 •kjohns@mihomepaper.com…See More
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Felony charges against Judge Konschuh dropped (From the Tuesday, March 8th County Press)

FLINT — Judge Byron Konschuh’s nearly 20-month fight with the legal system has come to an end with all felony charges against him dismissed.After 6 ½ hours of mediation negotiations in front of retired Genesee County Circuit Court Robert Ransom in Tom Pabst’s Flint law offices, Shiawassee County Prosecutor Deanna Finnegan agreed Tuesday to drop the five felony charges against Konschuh.“The justice system won here,” Pabst said.Konshuch, whose annual salary is $140,000, has been on paid leave…See More
Mar 9
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Modern Political Conservatism: A Preliminary Obituary

 First, let me describe what I believe to be traditional or true political conservatism.  True political conservatism has five core principles: (1) Respect for the Constitution and its literal interpretation, (2) Limited federal government and respect for state’s rights, (3) Fiscal responsibility - low taxes, balanced budget, and low debt, (4) Individual liberty – defense of the Bill of Rights, and (5) A strong military.  The word conservatism, of course, may also apply to religious and moral…See More
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"So sad. Everybody lost. Todd, Cindy, their Constituents, but most of all, their families..."
Nov 15, 2015
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Turkelson not charging Joe Gamrat in Courser fiasco (From the 11-15-2015 County Press)

LAPEER — Lapeer County Prosecutor Tim Turkelson on Friday said his office will not be authorizing any charges following a criminal investigation regarding allegations that former state representative Todd Courser was the victim of a text message extortion scheme.Turkelson’s decision follows review of the extensive investigation conducted by the Michigan State Police.“The result of the investigation,” said Turkelson, “confirm that Joe Gamrat, the husband of former representative Cindy Gamrat,…See More
Nov 15, 2015
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Candidates muster for packed forum (From the 10-18 2015 Lapeer County Press)

Candidates muster for packed forumBY JEFF HOGAN810-452-2640 • jhogan@mihomepaper.com  Thirteen of 14…See More
Oct 18, 2015
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STATING THEIR CASE - (From the 10-4-2015 Lapeer County Press)

Forum before packed house at Sportsmen’s Club gives voters insight into candidates’ views, aspirationsBY JEFF HOGAN810-452-2640 •jhogan@mihomepaper.comOriginal article posted at http://thecountypress.mihomepaper.com/news/2015-10-04/Front_Page/STATING_THEIR_CASE.html…See More
Oct 5, 2015
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EDITORIAL - Primary choice won’t be easy, but voters know their ABCs (From the 9-27-15 Lapeer County Press)

In a race that contains a record number of candidates, voters have their work cut out for them in preparing for the Nov. 3 special primary election ballot for Lapeer County’s 82nd House District seat.Eleven republicans and three democrats whose names will crowd that ballot are vying for Lapeer County voters’ attention. In truly American style, voters have a plethora of choices and we think that’s a good thing. Competition is healthy and, from our perspective, voters have a few good and capable…See More
Sep 27, 2015
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Lt. governor sets date for primary election on Nov. 3 (From 9-13 County Press)

       WHAT’S NEXT?Lt. governor sets date for primary election on Nov. 3BY JEFF HOGAN810-452-2640 •jhogan@mihomepaper.com Theresa Spencer LAPEER — The resignation of former state Rep. Todd Courser on Friday set in motion a fast-track election cycle to fill the now-vacant seat.Lapeer County Clerk…See More
Sep 13, 2015
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Disney Co. fires Hundreds of American workers - hires foreign H1-B visa replacement workers

Here is an article from Breitbart.com regarding Disney firing American workers and bringing to the USA, South Asian workers to replace them.  The American workers were told to train the foreign workers or they would not receive any severance pay.  Also, the foreign workers were instructed to video/audio record their time with the American workers:…See More
Sep 7, 2015
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SEX SCANDAL FALLOUT CONTINUES (From the 8-30-2015 County Press)

                     County commission to Courser: ResignBY ALEX PETRIE810-452-2609 • apetrie@mihomepaper.com    Rep. Todd Courser LAPEER — The Lapeer County Board of Commissioners on Thursday agreed to send Rep. Todd Courser a letter with a simple message — resign.The commission addressed the…See More
Aug 31, 2015
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Dryden man seeks congressional seat (From 7-19-2015 County Press)

                     BY ALEX PETRIE810-452-2609 • apetrie@mihomepaper.com  Paul Mitchell DRYDEN TWP. — He refers to the past, not as a goal or a destination, or something to which we should return, but as a measuring stick, a series of markers.The past is something one must study in…See More
Jul 19, 2015
Myra Bray is now a member of Lapeer County Tea Party
Jul 18, 2015
Tim Lintz posted a blog post

controversy surrounding the confederate flag: by Will

There has been a lot of recent controversy surrounding the confederate flag. We are in the process of removing it from all public display, use, sale, and possession.I must point out that this fervent activity is about much more than removing this one symbol from public life. This is merely the opening pretext that will be used by radical historical revisionists for removing other symbols of our American history and culture.There are now calls for the cleansing of the American flag from our…See More
Jul 17, 2015

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