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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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Turkelson not charging Joe Gamrat in Courser fiasco (From the 11-15-2015 County Press)

Posted by William Gavette on November 15, 2015 at 5:30am 0 Comments

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… Continue

Candidates muster for packed forum (From the 10-18 2015 Lapeer County Press)

Posted by William Gavette on October 18, 2015 at 6:30pm 0 Comments

Candidates muster for packed forum

BY JEFF HOGAN
810-452-2640 • jhogan@mihomepaper.com…

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STATING THEIR CASE - (From the 10-4-2015 Lapeer County Press)

Posted by William Gavette on October 5, 2015 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

Forum before packed house at Sportsmen’s Club gives voters insight into candidates’ views, aspirations
BY JEFF HOGAN
810-452-2640 •…
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EDITORIAL - Primary choice won’t be easy, but voters know their ABCs (From the 9-27-15 Lapeer County Press)

Posted by William Gavette on September 27, 2015 at 7:30am 0 Comments

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…

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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

Higher Education Subsidies: Is College More ‘Affordable’ for Those Who Don’t Go?

Gov. Snyder’s Proposal Hikes Cost to Taxpayers http://www.mackinac.org/22155

Andrew Coulson: In Memoriam

Remembering a great champion of educational freedom

http://www.mackinac.org/22151

Vernuccio Interviewed by Wall Street Journal

West Virginia Legislature votes for right-to-work

http://www.mackinac.org/22148

West Virginia House Vote Could Tip National Scale on Right-to-Work

State poised to become 26th right-to-work state http://www.mackinac.org/22146

February 5, 2016 MichiganVotes Weekly Roll Call Report

Flint water bill rebates, dark skies, tax breaks for developers

http://www.mackinac.org/22145

Michigan Capitol Confidential

Speed Trap Empire Strikes Back at Reform Effort

A legislative effort to deter speed traps has hit a speed bump. http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/22154

College Grads Attracted to Opportunity Before Bike Lanes

The past decade suggests that simply targeting people with college degrees is an ineffective strategy. People move to places where there are employment opportunities. http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/22129

Marquette County Takes on EPA

A Michigan senator claims the EPA had already made its mind up to reject a project but let supporters continue to work on it. http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/22153

Taxing Matters: Michigan's Middling Rank

The Tax Foundation recently published its latest ranking of state and local tax burdens. The report placed Michigan in 25th place as of 2012. http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/22126

Detroit Classrooms Are Not Overcrowded

Read stories about overcrowded Detroit Public Schools' classrooms? The average class size is about 22 students, according to the district. http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/22150

 
 
 

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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
David Edward Bloch posted a blog post

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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Aug 12, 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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Editorial - Lapeer Schools finishing a fine ‘first’ year (From 5-31 Lapeer County Press)

 With the school year winding down to just a few days, we want to salute the more than 500 graduating seniors of the “new” Lapeer High School. Congratulations grads on completing your high school career, and for your successful part in Lapeer’s return to a single high school for the first time in 37 years.We also want to salute Lapeer’s school board, administration, teachers, staff and the rest of the student body for showing our community that the challenge of change can be met with a positive…See More
May 31, 2015
William Gavette posted a blog post

Memorial Day Events. ( From the 5-25-County Press)

Memorial DayParade, ceremonies to honor those who gave allBY PHIL FOLEY810-452-2616 • pfoley@mihomepaper.comLAPEER COUNTY — For many people Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer. It’s a time to put the boat in the water, fire up the grill and have fun with the family.There are those, however, who know what it really means. Originally established as Decoration Day, a day to decorate the graves of Civil War dead, it has evolved into Memorial Day, a day to remember all who’ve fallen in the…See More
May 25, 2015
Tim Lintz posted a blog post

MAY TEA PARTY MEETING SUMMARY by Tim Lintz

MAY TEA PARTY MEETING SUMMARY As you may expect the big news this month was the resounding defeat of the increase in the sales tax from 6% to 7%.    May I say thank you to all those who took the time to vote.  When we work together good things can happen.At the May Lapeer Tea Party meeting people’s concerns about fracking in our state was heard and discussed.  As you may know fracking is a form of extracting oil and gas from the areas in the earth that have been too hard to reach in the past. …See More
May 10, 2015
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May 1, 2015

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