Tag: taxes

Time to Storm The Castle…

A message from Jack Hoogendyk, who was there in 2007 and knows how these things happen.. I served in the legislature six years. I know how it works. Every day when the legislature is in session, the lobbyists hang out,…

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.…

Hello.. IS THIS THING ON??!!

Not like I have advocated the judicious pursuit of a solid fiscal policy in this state among other common topics.  I surely haven’t spent any time suggesting the higher taxes are not only counter productive to state coffers and general…

MY Stimulus Package

How about a solution which will get ALL of the unemployed in Michigan who want to work a job in less than 3 months? Though radical and new, this idea is far less dangerous than the current plan as it…

Granholm's (continuing) Folly..

In the Michigan 2010 fiscal year budget, under revenue estimates, there is a distinct note of denial in that the consequence of the tax INCREASE in October 2007 is actually perpetuating the decline in revenue. But lets not let a…