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Tag: Committee to Restore Michigan's Part-Time Legislature
By Corinthian Scales, Section News
Another day, and yet another quality of life story on the hidden costs of Michigan's green energy policy.
Local officials and Consumers Energy are at odds over whether a wind plant located south of Ludington meets safety standards.
You know what goes unmentioned about who is making a profitable living off this junk science wealth redistribution scheme? Lawyers. You name it, from them changing a bill originated in the Senate into a tax bill, which is now deemed health insurance law under the Unaffordable Care Act, to lawsuits like this - lawyers win. Jefferson warned that lawyers will lay all things at their feet, and they are too well versed in English law to forget the maxim, "boni judicis est ampliare juris-dictionem." We all now live that today. Doubt me, then take it from those with a law degree.
What surprises me (and it shouldn't) is that nobody in the legislature has called out the Snyder administration for destroying evidence. Then again, perhaps a reason for that is explained rather well in comment, here. Still, that's not a good enough excuse for our Forth Highest Compensated in Lansing. Note: "Such legislatures not only cost less; they also tend to spend less."
By Kevin Rex Heine, Section News
"No man's life, liberty, or property are safe while the Legislature is in session" - Gideon J. Tucker, quote circa 1866 (commonly misattributed to Mark Twain as, "No one's life, liberty, or property are safe while Congress is making laws.")
Regardless of whether we're citing Judge Tucker or Mister Clemens, we should note clearly that the reference in question is conspicuously to the legislative arm of the government, and not the executive or judiciary. There's a reason for that, and it's the same reason that a certain initiative is once again gaining traction in Michigan.
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