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    Tag: Campaign

    Brewer Showing Desperation Early..

    By JGillman, Section News
    Posted on Sun May 09, 2010 at 05:36:24 PM EST
    Tags: MR perks, Mark Brewer, Michigan, Campaign, Pigs, Donkeys, Leon Drolet (all tags)

    The Michigan Democrat party chief Mark Brewer has demonstrated early on, that real issues have no place in the Democrat platform.  The biggest donkey in the state, is jealous of none other than poor Mr. Perks and filing a complaint to boot.  Desperate?  From the Ivory tower:

    Michigan Democratic Party Chairman Mark Brewer -- in a fit of pique or boredom, it was hard to tell which -- announced last week that he had filed a campaign finance complaint against Leon Drolet, the Macomb County anti-tax activist and former Republican legislator now running for state Senate.

    Brewer's accusation? That the giant, trailer-mounted pink pig Drolet hauls around to promote his campaign failed to include the "paid for by ... " disclaimer required of campaign signs.

    Asked about the charge, Drolet said he believes Brewer has a "very personal vendetta against Mr. Perks," the pig's given name. Mr. Perks is not a sign; he is a registered trailer, Drolet said.

    Further, Drolet said Brewer would do well to heed the advice sometimes attributed to Abraham Lincoln about never wrestling with a pig, because "you both get dirty, but the pig likes it."

    I should remind folks about the Michigan Democrats trucking in a live donkey to Traverse City in support of Obamacare.  The donkey was led up the crowded sidewalk before its handlers were cited for having farm animals downtown without a permit.  I don't recall the disclaimer "Bar-X'd" on it's backside, though I can imagine that brand exists on Mr. Brewers'.

    Hey Mark?  You have some of the biggest donkeys in the country in the Michigan Democrat party.  Just have them run around on a trailer to balance it out.

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    By apackof2, Section News
    Posted on Fri Jan 22, 2010 at 11:41:15 AM EST
    Tags: 2010, ACORN, attorney general, incumbent, ballot, Michigan Campaign Central, county meeting, Cameron Brown, Anne Norlander, congressional district, current events, Democrat, elections, Michelle McMannus, Michigan, michigan governor race, Mike Bishop, Mike Bouchard, Mike Cox, Mike Rogers, out of control spending, Paul Scott, Pete Hoesktra, politics, progressives, Republican, Senate, tea party 2009, grassrootsinmichigan Bill Schuette, Tom George, Dillion, Granholm, election 2010, precinct delegate, campaign (all tags)

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    A Message To Our Legislators - Beware False Choices

    My Interviews with the Republican Candidates for Michigan Secretary of State

    By apackof2, Section News
    Posted on Thu Jul 30, 2009 at 06:17:45 PM EST
    Tags: SOS, Michigan, Republican, campaign, election 2010, Senator, Secretary of State, Grassroots in Michigan, 35th District, Calhoun County, Lansing, MI Tea Party, tea party, tea parties 2009, 16th district, County Clerk (all tags)

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