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November 2014 Blog Posts (6)

Thoughts On The Ferguson Issue by John Lengemann

 

            "A man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest" wrote Paul Simon over 30 years ago in his song "The Boxer."  That describes much of what's taken place in Ferguson, Missouri. 

 

            From the time Michael Brown was killed until now the media, the President and the protesters have heard what they wanted to hear.  From the beginning the media [principally the left wing leaning media] told a tale that fit the template…

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Added by Tim Lintz on November 30, 2014 at 12:41pm — No Comments

Elections have consequences by Terry martin

Elections have consequences

In 2009 President Obama famously told Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in a private meeting that “elections have consequences” referring to the 2008 election when Democrats won the White House and majorities in both the Houses and Senate. Unfortunately we have witnessed the consequences of that election for the last six years with devastating results.…

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Added by Tim Lintz on November 23, 2014 at 3:29pm — No Comments

NO MORE GAS TAX by Tim Lintz

NO MORE GAS TAX

The Michigan Senate just passed a bill that is on its way to the House of Representative for their approval (HB5477).  You may want to contact your State House of Representative member and ask him to vote no on this bill.  This bill will allow the state to increase our gas tax by about 1.2 billion dollars or an additional 9.5 to 15.5% per gallon, in phases over the next 4 years, according to the “Senate Fiscal Agency”.  The gas tax now, a…

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Added by Tim Lintz on November 18, 2014 at 12:09pm — No Comments

A Shield Surrounding The White House by John Lengemann

There must be a shield surrounding the White House that's impervious to information until it becomes a part of the national conversation.  Over the past several years Obama just didn't know about a number of things until he either read it in the newspapers or learned of it at the same time the news media learned of it.  He just didn't know about the gun running scheme "Fast & Furious."  He learned of the IRS scandal by reading about it in the newspaper.  He had no knowledge about…

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Added by Tim Lintz on November 18, 2014 at 11:53am — No Comments

Michigan GOP and Jonathan Gruber

Jonathan Gruber is the MIT Economics Professor who was recently exposed in video tapes stating that it was the "stupidity" of the American voter that allowed Obamacare to get passed.  He gloated about how successfully deceitful both he and the Obama Administration were in getting government control of the health industry.…

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Added by David Edward Bloch on November 15, 2014 at 12:20am — No Comments

The election is finally over by B. T.

The election is finally over. The votes have been counted and more importantly the phone calls have stopped.

There has been a lot of discussion about the meaning of the results. The obvious answer is that the people do not like the direction our country is heading. If they did, they had the opportunity to grant one party control of all 3 branches of government. The results are most likely due to the electorate becoming uncomfortable with the extent to which the political…

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Added by Tim Lintz on November 14, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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Collecting Signatures for Colbeck Campaign

   One of Michigan's most Conservative legislators has announced and is running for Governor of the state of Michigan. Pat Colbeck has led in many fronts over the last several years, From opposing Obamacare, fighting for Freedom to Work, and holding our state accountable, Sen. Colbeck has been there.  As part of the Colbeck for Governor Team, we are collecting the signatures for getting Sen. Colbeck on the ballot. If you live in Lapeer, Sanilac, Tuscola, St. Clair, Genesee, or Huron counties,…See More
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New CPLs in county double in one year (From June 4, 2017 Lapeer County Press)

BY ANDREW DIETDERICH810-452-2609 • adietderich@mihomepaper.comOriginal Article HEREPhoto by Andrew DietderichLAPEER — The number of…See More
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Lapeer Indivisible Team organized to resist President Trump’s agenda (From 3-26 Lapeer County Press)

LAPEER — Lapeer Indivisible Team (LIT), a new chapter of the national group, Indivisible, was recently launched in Lapeer County.As with other Indivisible groups organized to resist President Donald Trump’s agenda around the country, LIT’s purpose is to stand up for democracy through implementation of the “Indivisible Guide” and provide county residents opportunities to gather, share opinions and hold members of Congress accountable.LIT will focus attention on local members of Congress…See More
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Tentative deal reached between LCS, teachers (From 1-29-2017 Lapeer County Press)

Tentative deal reached between LCS, teachersBY JEFF HOGAN810-452-2640 • jhogan@mihomepaper.comLAPEER — Culminating nearly 10 months of negotiations, Lapeer Community Schools officials announced Friday the district has reached a tentative agreement on a two-year contract with the union representing its 270-plus teachers.The bargaining teams from the district and the Lapeer Education Association (LEA) met Thursday to finalize the terms of the contract.…See More
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Daley, Howell may square off (From 1-22-17 Lapeer County Press)

GOP heavyweights consider Senate bidBY JEFF HOGAN810-452-2640 • jhogan@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, 2016
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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
Mar 9, 2016
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"So sad. Everybody lost. Todd, Cindy, their Constituents, but most of all, their families..."
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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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