Author: JGillman

Drops In The Bucket?

Or simply constituency strengthening? On Thursday, the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) Director Jamie Clover Adams announced the projects awarded funds through the competitive grants for Michigan’s county fairs to make building and other capital improvements to…

Dependency, Not Poverty

I could think of little else than what has happened to Detroit over the last five decades while reading this piece. Dr Walter E Williams  notes the money spent on poverty reduction programs Since President Lyndon Johnson declared war on…

AFP Friday Protest event

ICYMI: AFP Activists Protest Pres. Obama’s, Rep. Peters’ Policies in Michigan LANSING — Activists from the Michigan chapter of Americans for Prosperity turned out in force on Friday to protest President Obama’s big-government policies during his visit to sign the…

Obama Protest Planned In East Lansing Friday

Americans for Prosperity to Host Protest of Obama’s Policies During President’s Visit to Michigan State University   LANSING, Mich.— Activists with the group Americans for Prosperity-Michigan, will protest President Obama’s policies during his visit to Michigan State University on Friday.…

AFP Minimum Wage Graphics Truth

AFP Michigan has produced some graphics to illustrate the result of raising the minimum wage. If you click on the graphics, it will take you to their “Send a message” page. The bottom line?  A higher minimum wage will result…

ACA Raises Costs Universally

It’s not just unsecure websites. And adding to the taxpayer burden, the cost increases are not limited to private enterprise either: Costs are up $218,970 for active employee health care because of the ACA changes, Paula Whittington, Midland assistant city…

ACA Destroying Our Health Care Choices

There might have been an excuse for the absolute ignorance that drove such policy to be enacted in the first place.  Even with the Republicans to the ONE, saying NO!    Ignorance is contagious in certain circles. But after seeing some…

Disbarred Bar?

I have been recently disappointed with some commentary by Greg McNeilly, but this release is very interesting:   Voluntary state bar legislation introduced in the Michigan Senate LANSING, January 23, 2014 – Michigan Freedom Fund President Greg McNeilly today called…