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By JGillman, Section Multimedia
From a few years ago.
Every couple years a horrendous act occurs spawning the next round of gun control measures from willing sheep throughout the nation. Dr Suzanne Gratia Hupp explains through her own experience WHY we should not have restrictions on our ability to carry and self defend.
Her 'lesson' was as tough as any others that have been received recently.
However she actually learned from it.
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By Kevin Rex Heine, Section News
Promoted for Ruth Johnson mention
To anyone with whom I've been in regular contact for the past eight months or so, what I'm about to say won't come as a big surprise: My wife, Christie, is about 33 weeks pregnant.
I mention that to say this: I was with my wife in the doctor's office a couple of weeks ago, and the USA Today headline caught my eye. Evidently, there are some republican controlled state legislatures that are taking steps to crack down on the most dangerous form of fraud in any free society. Pay attention to the map available from the National Conference of State Legislatures, we'll be referring to it after the break.
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By JGillman, Section News
Often the argument against Right-To-Work laws is a flippant "Oh yeah .. Right to work for less" type of response. Many of those who say that might actually believe it, but the truth is far different.
Personal income is higher in Right to Work states
Yessiree, employees in Right to Work states enjoy higher personal income per capita than in Michigan.
Per recent census data:
Source: 2010 U.S. Census: Personal income per capita
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By JGillman, Section News
Regulars know I am pushing for Freedom to work (right to work) in Michigan. Part of the argument going forward in this state will be to present the data for all to see. For this installment, we look at the top Job creating states versus the bottom.
Right to Work states lead the nation in creating new jobs (1999-2009)
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor
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By Corinthian Scales, Section News
Well, it almost has for me anyway. I'll be frank and to the point with this even though it smacks in the face of today's mollycoddling agenda of discussion. I honestly don't believe that the Republicans that were overwhelmingly elected to power just two months ago have grasped the core value reason that they were sent to their elected Offices. That charge was fiscal responsibility. The taking down the disastrous bird feeder mentality that has infested this once great State over the last eight years of Liberal social net spending, mythical green jobs and to create an environment conducive to business.
November 2, 2010 was a message from Michigan's electorate that bold steps of reform in Lansing is unequivocally necessary to mend the havoc endured by an unyielding, flawed Left ideology that resulted in the highest tax increases in the history of this state.
Is that message being carried out by a Republican Majority in the House and Senate? I don't see it yet...
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