Tag: government

Shut it down.

Do not let the “polling” numbers fool you.  The Detroit News Reports: While lawmakers are focusing on budget cuts, more than a quarter of Michiganians say that’s not the way out of the budget crisis, according to a statewide poll.…

Mackinac Center Legal Foundation Sues DHS

LANSING — The Mackinac Center Legal Foundation, a newly created public-interest law firm, today filed suit against the Michigan Department of Human Services in a case where a “shell corporation” was established to shanghai more than 40,000 home-based day care…

The New Third Rail

Very few people, and likely NONE in political circles could think of much else except social security when talking about “third rail” politics. The mere discussion of changing it can literally affect in a matter of hours, the percentages an…

One Dollar An Hour.

What if minimum wage laws were eliminated, and folks could hire at will employees for $1 an hour? Would YOU work for $1? or a WHOPPING $40 a week? If that’s what you wanted to do, you would. AND.. you…

The Tea Party Convention

The days activities started off with a pledge of allegiance, and a well done two verse rendition of the Star Spangled Banner.   We then broke out into several groups including “how bad is it?,” “Underground media,” “Headlines & Interviews,” and…

Jason Gillman… a Conversation

Hardly a foray into the mysterious world of “clucky the chicken’s” troubles as might be exposed on Fox news, or even a far more austere look into the world of a music teacher who is changing lives as one might…

Unacceptable.

Is this how it is with our government now?  Is it acceptable at all.. in the slightest? “It’s over. The president doesn’t negotiate second rounds,” Feldman said. “We’ve given and lent billions of dollars to your team, so your team…

Mine.

A simple concept of the founders which inspired the revolution in this country;  Ownership.  Private property, things both physical, and intellectual that we have worked for, sacrificed for, and accumulated, belongs to us and government’s role is to protect our…