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What is this “Granite State Future” anyway?


Pay attention.

“Mandatory outcomes” noted.

“Collective water” Noted

“Environmental justice” Noted “Regional Governance abolishes LOCAL governance” NOTED.

Straight up A21 here folks.

Low Information And White Elephants

Cross posted from RightMichigan.Com

Troy had the right idea, and the right Mayor.

Once upon a time.

Mayor Janice Daniels in December of 2011 led the opposition in the Troy City Council for an $8.5 million train depot for good reason. Her opposition to a project that would be built with free money was framed […]

Students to Gather for Largest Pro-Life Conference in America on Saturday

WHO: Students for Life of America WHAT: Students for Life of America National Conference WHEN: 9:30am – 9:00pm, Saturday, January 26 WHERE: North Bethesda Marriott, 5701 Marinelli Rd., Bethesda, MD 20852

The annual Students for Life of America (SFLA) conference is the largest pro-life conference in the nation, with more than 2,000 student activist leaders […]

A21 In Action – The Delphi Process


A perfect example of how “visioning” works.

There is no true public input, but merely choices predetermined by organizers. If you do not like those choices, you aren’t part of the process. How simple.

Republic Services Files ULP Charge Against Teamsters

Republic Services Files Unfair Labor Practices Charge against International Brotherhood of Teamsters

“When It Comes to Trusting Local Unions, Teamsters Say One Thing but Do Another“

Republic Services of Southeast Michigan, serving approximately 265,000 homes in Metro-Detroit and more than 4,600 Detroit area industrial customers reported yesterday that it had filed an Unfair Labor Practices […]

As Simple As Nineteen Words

Barack Obama now starts year five.

Never in my life would I have imagined a presidential inauguration that contained reference to those with specific sexual proclivities as a class worthy of ‘equal rights’.

“Our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law”


First, one […]

Rants And Obsession

Clearly the Traverse City Record Eagle editors have “Gillman on the mind”.

Nearly a full month out from the last commission meeting attended, their editorial writers attack once more.

The Editorial: “Gillman’s rant shows his true colors” begins as a few others do; laced with hate, and front loaded with hyperbole:

“Former Grand Traverse County […]

FairTax Sees Record Number Of Cosponsors

(Sterling Heights, MI – January 15)

The Fair Tax Act of 2013 was re-introduced on January 3rd to the U.S. House and garnered a record number of legislators to Cosponsor upon introduction. The 53 original Cosponsors included some previous Cosponsors and some new members. Two from Michigan, the 7th District’s Rep. Tim Walberg re-signed […]

School Boards Encouraged to Protect Teachers, Taxpayers – Stand-Up To Union Pressure

Teacher Union Bosses Pressuring School Boards into Renegotiating Contracts in Rush Effort to Deny Teachers the Freedom to Work

LANSING, MI, January 11, 2012 –The Foundation for Michigan Freedom today issued a a memo to school board members (it references a Thrun Law Firm memo) across the state encouraging them to stand strong in the […]

Mackinac Center Analysis: High Cigarette Taxes Increases Smuggling

More than 29 percent of Michigan’s total cigarette consumption in 2011 was smuggled into the state, according to Center analysts

MIDLAND — The Mackinac Center for Public Policy today released its latest estimates for cigarette smuggling rates in 47 of the 48 contiguous states, including Michigan, which saw its overall rate increase 12.7 percent — […]