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    Tag: CD10

    Miller: Obama Must Justify Syrian Rebel Aid

    By JGillman, Section Multimedia
    Posted on Wed Jun 19, 2013 at 08:56:37 AM EST
    Tags: CD10, Candace Miller, Michigan, Syria, Rebels, Heart Eaters, Foreign Involvement, Russia, Middle East, Muslim Infighting, Obamas Buds (all tags)

    Michigan US Representative Candace Miller (R-10) makes it clear that the president needs to clearly state the US' National Interests at Stake in Syria.

    There are times where we disagree with the Representative, however we must applaud her for an appropriate position on this matter.

    (4 comments) Comments >>

    Rep. Miller: The State of Michigan Continues to be an ATM for the National Flood Insurance Program

    By JGillman, Section News
    Posted on Mon May 20, 2013 at 01:51:47 PM EST
    Tags: Michigan, Flood Insurance, CD10, Candace Miller (all tags)

    Sometimes you have to give credit where it is due.

    This is not the call for an end to bloated government that abuses us, but it is a good start in examining the worth of programs that are designed to provide advantage to those [WHO DECIDE TO LIVE IN] in high risk areas.  Looking forward, there are a lot of federal government programs that involve the states, that should be dealt with in like fashion.  For example, Michigan is a donor state with our road taxes coming back to us less than 100% of what we send DC.

    U.S. Representative Candice Miller (MI-CD10) recently sent a letter to the Michigan Governor Rick Snyder requesting that his administration and the Michigan Legislature explore possible options for allowing Michigan to opt out of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).  Miller said:

    "The NFIP is a broken and unfair federal program that must be eliminated.  This program continues to spiral into billions of dollars in debt - currently reaching $28 billion and no end in sight.  The NFIP is inflicting financial harm to Michigan residents across the state by forcing many to pay excessive premiums for flood coverage they don't need to subsidize the artificially low premiums in flood prone states.  For instance, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, NFIP policyholders in Michigan paid $315.5 million in premiums and received $60 million in claims over the period from 1978 through 2012, a ratio of over five dollars paid into the program for every one dollar received in benefits.  In the same time period, the state of Louisiana paid in only about one dollar for every four it received in benefits.  That is what happens when rates are set by political considerations instead of actual risk.  In short, the federal government is a bad insurance company and should not be in the business.

    "I continue to ask the question - why in the world is the federal government in the flood insurance business?

    Or any number of other enterprises I would ask, but we can start here.
    Continued below ~

    (4 comments, 1185 words in story) Full Story

    A Message To Our Legislators - Beware False Choices

    Of Course Big Labor Has Michigan GOP Friends

    By JGillman, Section News
    Posted on Mon Nov 21, 2011 at 10:24:12 PM EST
    Tags: GOP, Michigan, Big Labor, Unions, Contributions, Republicans, Democrats, Candace Miller, RINO?, Tarp, Debt Ceilings, Lame Representation, CD10 (all tags)

    The politico has a list that reveals only one of the top ten GOP recipients of labor largess to be our very own Ms Miller. Explained is that only 13% of labor's political cash influx goes to Republicans, it should still be noted over $50k is significant, and influential:
    Overall this cycle, about 13 percent of labor groups' political action committee contributions -- just over $2 million -- have gone toward GOP candidates, according to data compiled by the Center for Responsive Politics. That's still dwarfed by the nearly $14 million in union cash that's gone to Democrats this cycle, but the GOP appears to be gaining ground with union donors after receiving only 6 percent of total contributions in 2010 and 8 percent in the 2008 cycle.

    They know they better spark off the RINO contingent.  

    Someone needs to have their backs as the suffocating grip of reality threatens their very existence.  Government-Union partnerships are soon to be a thing of the past, and the country will be better off for it.  

    Also, as each of the traditionally safe Democrat seats become threatened even more, labor has a few buck left over with each cycle, and while the "big O" refuses to help with the pipeline thing to satisfy his ecologically nutty friends, they may not wish to give him their boost.  For now anyhow. I guess labor needs to show its own bipartisanship.


    No, we shouldn't be surprised at this list containing at least ONE of Michigan's representatives hitting the teat of the big L. There are others just down the list, but shining the light on Candy M right now simply drives home how close some are to the dark side.

    KG, you up for that fight?

    (2 comments) Comments >>

    Standing Up For Michigan

    By JGillman, Section Multimedia
    Posted on Fri Jul 15, 2011 at 10:38:30 AM EST
    Tags: CD10, Michigan, Candace Miller, National Flood Insurance, Taxpayers (all tags)

    CD10 Candice Miller has seen good and bad about her on these pages.  We call it like we see it, and frankly that is what serves the state best.

    Her current amendment will serve us best as well.  And we would be remiss to not agree with her assessment that National flood insurance should end.

    H/T to the NetRight Daily guys!

    Update [2011-7-15 12:47:44 by JGillman]: BELOW

    (1 comment, 370 words in story) Full Story

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