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    Tag: Granholms Bridge Agenda

    Gov. Snyder, Why Go All Obama & O'Reilly Over A Bridge?

    By Corinthian Scales, Section News
    Posted on Tue May 24, 2011 at 12:42:59 PM EST
    Tags: Governor Snyder, Granholms Bridge Agenda, Silencing Conservatives within the MI-GOP (all tags)

    Not good.  Not good at all.  Today's detnews.com has a disturbing piece highlighting the depths that Governor Snyder's Office will delve in efforts to silence Party discussion that opposes the merits of his Federal and Canadian government entangled public bridge.

    Conservative political commentator Dick Morris' June 9 appearance in Metro Detroit has been canceled under pressure, he says, from the Governor's Office.

    He will, however, speak at the Oakland County Republican Party's Lincoln Day Dinner on Wednesday. That appearance, too, was in jeopardy when Gov. Rick Snyder's office urged organizers to rescind their invitation.

    "I was scheduled and then I was canceled," said Morris, a former adviser to President Bill Clinton who has switched to the Republican Party. "Apparently free speech has its limits in Snyder's Michigan."

    Morris, a Fox News commentator, is a consultant to the Detroit International Bridge Co., which owns the Ambassador Bridge and hopes to build a second privately owned span across the Detroit River. Republican Snyder supports a publicly owned span. Many in his party oppose that plan.

    "Obviously the governor's concern was directly related to my opposition to his $2 billion bridge proposal," Morris said.

    Indeed.  This continuation of Jennifer Granholms' bridge scheme by Snyder was ill received when he laid that rotten egg during his SOTS speech.

    (7 comments, 693 words in story) Full Story

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