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If anyone wishes to know how even using 'truthful' statements, an agenda through media can be moved forward, it is shown today in Traverse City's paper of record. I fully expect an upcoming editorial decrying such intolerance by elected officials,and perhaps even further, a call for a countywide ordinance not unlike the Traverse City ordinance recently passed.
~ posted here and elsewhere February 13, 2011 ~
Titled Commissioner: Pedophilia linked to Homosexuality - Comments made during official business visit, the article relates my calling "homosexuality a perversion" during a visit to the health department orientation. The visit was in the offices of Fred Keeslar, the health department director. The visit which had in attendance myself, Fred, and one other employee. A visit in which a number of things were discussed, including services we provide, the possibility of growth, and some data that demonstrated where we are (as a county) year to year in communicable diseases.
One of those diseases discussed was HIV.
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OK, yeah.. a little disappointed in the statements made by our governor the other day. In my view, his particular expression of democrat dreams only gives those failed ideas new life. thus we call out RINO etc..
There is no question he needs to know when we are in total disagreement.
But more importantly, our legislators need to know. I have already been in contact here, and expect to continue putting pressure on them. this isn't to say I will be abusing them with incessant contacts, but rather I will continue to provide a consistent message that they do not need to go along with the governor's liberal agenda to get along. Frankly, Snyder has made it clear he wants to expand crony capitalism, and if the Republicans in the house and senate wish to be viewed in that way then he will have willing allies.
So we don't have all three branches like we thought Nov 5. The Michigan legislature has a great number of our friends and colleagues however, who have been along side us in our quest to take back Michigan from the failure that was liberal democrat control. I guess we will have to live with that. But we have to embolden our stalwarts, so they know we have their back.
First hand, I have begun to experience what it means to be accountable to constituents, and especially those who disagree with my stands..
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