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    Tag: GOP (page 2)

    More Big Government

    By TiredIronTim, Section News
    Posted on Wed Oct 16, 2013 at 10:54:51 AM EST
    Tags: GOP, Democrat, Big Govt, Big Brother, PETA (all tags)

    But it's for your own good

    (507 words in story) Full Story

    Vice Chairs QUITE Happy Thank you Very Much

    By JGillman, Section News
    Posted on Tue Oct 15, 2013 at 12:42:57 PM EST
    Tags: Michigan, GOP, Kerry Bentivolio, Vice-Chairs, Kelly Mitchell, Nick Hawatmeh, Vic Diaz, David Wolkinson, Blake Edmonds (all tags)

    Five MiGOP vice chairs have personally endorsed Kerry Bentivolio for a return to the congressional seat he currently occupies.

    According to a Facebook post by the Candidate, his post says

    "This morning, five vice-chairs of the Michigan Republican Party endorsed Kerry Bentivolio for re-election.

    "I'm honored to be joined by these grassroots conservatives in fighting reckless spending and Obamacare," said Kerry Bentivolio. "I look forward to working with Michigan Republicans to fight for our conservative values and to hold onto this seat."

    The vice-chairs of the Michigan Republican Party are elected statewide every two years at the Michigan GOP Winter Convention.

    Endorsement statements by the vice chairs below the fold

    (2 comments, 416 words in story) Full Story

    A Message To Our Legislators - Beware False Choices

    Read My Lips

    By TiredIronTim, Section News
    Posted on Mon Oct 14, 2013 at 10:01:15 AM EST
    Tags: Founding Principles, Constitution, GOP, Michigan Republican Party, Conservatives (all tags)

    It's always the principle of the matter

    (637 words in story) Full Story

    Differerence MiGOP and GOP?

    By JGillman, Section News
    Posted on Wed Sep 25, 2013 at 10:28:29 AM EST
    Tags: Michigan, GOP, Republicans, Reince Priebus, Rick Snyder, Comparisons, Obamacare, Surrender, MiGOP, Defund (all tags)

    Its been inspiring to watch Senator Ted Cruz and REAL patriots talk on the Senate floor all night long.

    Pushing into the 20th hour and still going strong, there appears to be clear differences where our state GOP is as compared to the party leadership nationally.  About 19 hours ago Reince Priebus Chair of the national GOP tweets:

    From our own party leadership?  Crickets.

    Nothing. Nada.

    Below the fold are screen shots of the only Michigan political social media efforts on twitter.

    (5 comments, 127 words in story) Full Story

    An Eye For An Eye, A Tooth For A Tooth

    By TiredIronTim, Section News
    Posted on Tue Sep 10, 2013 at 03:43:48 PM EST
    Tags: Medicaid expansion, GOP, Snyder, prevailing wage, Liberty Amendments, term limits (all tags)

    It's time to score some points of our own

    (837 words in story) Full Story

    What's In A Name?

    By TiredIronTim, Section News
    Posted on Fri Aug 16, 2013 at 08:47:07 AM EST
    Tags: Medicaid expansion, taxes, GOP, Obamacare, immigration reform (all tags)

    I didn't sign up for this!

    (560 words in story) Full Story

    Bentivolio Turns Lemons Into Lemonade

    By JGillman, Section News
    Posted on Sat Aug 03, 2013 at 12:36:07 PM EST
    Tags: Bentivolio, Canteloupe, Food Banks, GOP, Obamacare (all tags)

    Well, at least turns cantaloupe into food for hungry DC residents.

    The result of a protest against GOP positions on immigration reform demonstrated that our representative and his colleagues DO have a heart.  Bentivolio delivered the goods:

    "With the Republican Study Committee assisting, the office of Rep. Kerry Bentivolio, R-Mich., took the lead in gathering dozens of the cantaloupes so they could be donated to the Capital Area Food Bank.

    The final donation count: 96 cantaloupes.

    In other news, house democrats still wonder what to do with the pig excrement (Obamacare) delivered specially to them by Obama in 2010.

    (1 comment) Comments >>

    A Short Political Biography

    By JGillman, Section News
    Posted on Sat Mar 30, 2013 at 01:45:55 AM EST
    Tags: Michigan, Biography, Dennis Lennox, Republicans, Dele-Gate, Romney, Signs, CMU, Attention, Politics, I Reserve The Right To Correct Factual Errors, There Aren't Any, Homosexuals, Saul Anuzis, News, GOP, Conventions, Drains (all tags)

    For Dennis Lennox. And maybe some things you could really care less about.

    As Lennox goes on a personal campaign to destroy Decorated Veteran Dave Agema, the credibility he carries with some folks needs to be put back in check. A little background on this guy is in order.

    First off, Lennox is no dummy. He is a little queer, (Odd, but I reserve that the matching definition could be that of the reader's own thoughts) but he knows the political game better than most children his age. In fact, a little better than many who have been in the Republican party for some time, as he plays THEM so well. He is a CMU grad or some such thing, and was vice president at one time of the Young Americans for freedom, a group that was once sanctioned (and relieved by the administration)for anti-homosexual chalkings prior to a veterans support event. It was rumored the chalkings were an attempt to drum up 'news' by SOMEONE in that YAF chapter. It made national news, and attention was given. A lot of attention.

    Almost as much as the fabled attacks by university officials while doing the Gary Peters video taping thing, at one point earning him a label of "mentally unstable and a potential "campus shooter" because of his aggressive, in your face tactics". Which was false, and drew the ACLU to his side, yet was likely a label he sought. It also made national media.

    Lennox went to the 2008 RNC event in MN as an alternate delegate. I was there as well. On the way in during one session he happened to be walking up the same route on the outside of the security fences. Along that route, was every national leftist blogger in the US. He made it a point to stop and announce himself to quite a few of of them. to make sure THEY know who he was and gave them 'official' interviews as a Republican going in.

    At that time of course, he had other things going on as well that would add to his 'national persona'.

    Continued below the fold

    (24 comments, 2094 words in story) Full Story

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