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By JGillman, Section News
CPMC has an easy question for the FAILED gubernatorial candidate Virg Bernero.
"How Will Virg Bernero Pay for Annual Increased $1.6 Billion Costs Per Year for Proposal 2?"Uhh yeah..
Maybe he is also counting on Prop 3 to pass. The voted-in magic unicorns will be ALL OVER Lansing along with their Leprechaun riders to spring gold and fairy dust all over the town. Yeah, that will work.
CPMC is all over Virg's inability to touch base with reality on this issue:"
"Newspapers across Michigan have reported that Proposal 2 will increase costs to taxpayers by $1.6 billion a year. Last month, Virg Bernero appointed a financial advisory team in Lansing to deal with his cities burgeoning deficit, making this the worst possible time to raise costs on taxpayers and local governments.Or else.
No Unicorns this year.. We can't afford them.
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By JGillman, Section News
'Protect Our Jobs' has advertised that 700,000 signatures were collected for their constitution re-writing initiative.
Many might have missed this. Some things need to be reported a little differently:
"Despite repeated claims from POJ spokesman Dan Lijana in statements to the media, from union attorney Andrew Nickelhoff in court and in legal filings, and from the Michigan Democratic Party on a recent television commercial that "nearly 700,000" signatures were submitted to support the union-boss ballot proposal, according to the official staff report from the Michigan Secretary of State only 554,375 signatures were submitted. Elections staff further estimated that fewer than 490,000 of those signatures were valid."DOH!
OK never mind that.
At least POJ has the backing of the larger business community as a whole. I mean even when you take out the hobby businesses of labor boss wives, the liquor depots, other businesses on special 'insurance' plans, and tattoo parlors, you still would be close to the majority of business owners wanting a union takeover of our government, right? Heck, as POJ reports:
"Today, the Protect Our Jobs campaign announced that more than 500 small business owners across Michigan support the right of working families to collectively bargain.I keep forgetting.. Collective bargaining is .. magic.
So is their adding machine.
Given the 377 "endorsements" listed on their FULL Listing.(I have saved a list for reference in excel format) The 500 figure is somewhat like a presidential mileage mandate. "YOU ARE 500, DARN YOU!" and poof.
Or not. Majorly. Epic. Recurring. Fail.
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