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    Tag: michigan economy

    Karen Jacobsen to Challenge 85-year-old Socialized Medicine Legacy Zealot

    By Corinthian Scales, Section News
    Posted on Wed May 09, 2012 at 05:01:26 PM EST
    Tags: Karen Jacobsen, Republicans, TEA Party Movement, Right, Conservatives must vote, CD-12, unemployment, michigan economy, Democrat Plantation, John Dingell Sr, socialized medicine, John Dingell, H.R.3200, John Dingell Town Hall Farce, GM Lobbyist Debbie Dingell, Auto Bailout, VPERED!, NObama, Anyone but Stabenow (all tags)

    via Dearborn Free Press

    Joined by a large group of enthusiastic supporters at her home in Dearborn, Karen Jacobsen  announced her campaign for Michigan's new 12th Congressional District against John Dingell.

    "As a mother, I am concerned about my daughter's future, and the future of her generation. As an Accountant and Business Owner, I am concerned about the future of our economy. I can no longer sit on the sidelines and just watch."

    "Voters have a clear choice. If you believe our government is too big, that deficit spending is out of control and that career politicians no longer work for us, then I ask for your support. Our window of opportunity to reverse the course of this country is at a crisis point. If unchecked, Washington will continue to spend, borrow, tax, and print worthless pieces of paper. We have to stop this. I am running for Congress to tackle the most difficult problems facing our country. My campaign is about arming the people of Michigan with new information, new ideas and offering them the opportunity to elect a real advocate who will represent them in Washington."

    Article here

    Visit Mrs. Jacobsen's campaign website here.

    To be exact, for Socialized Medicine to "control the people" it legislatively took the Dingell Dynasty from 1943 to March 23, 2010 to be accomplished.  

    Remember 2010 folks, John and Debbie Dingell directly profited from the Auto Bailout...

    (4 comments, 331 words in story) Full Story

    Dingell sees "no cure" for Michigan

    By SBechtel, Section News
    Posted on Sat Jul 03, 2010 at 08:17:55 AM EST
    Tags: john dingell, rob steele, unemployment, michigan economy (all tags)

    Dr. Rob Steele has the prescription

    (ANN ARBOR, MI) -Congressman John Dingell, (D-Mich.)  admitted on Bloomberg TV last night that he doesn't have a clue about how to solve the mess he helped create in his 55 years in Washington.
     "It is pretty hard to see how anything could be done to cure the problems we have in Michigan," the 83-year-old Dingell told Bloomberg  Washington Editor Al Hunt in an interview broadcast at 6:30 p.m.  Click here to see the text of the interview.

    "It's outrageous to see that the longest-serving member of Congress has no clue about how to help the working men and women of Michigan," said Dr. Rob Steele, the 52-year-old cardiologist who is running for the GOP nomination to replace Dingell in November. He has been a physician for 29 years and is a founding member of a 300-employee medical practice based in southeast Michigan.

    (4 comments, 367 words in story) Full Story

    A Message To Our Legislators - Beware False Choices

    Dewy's Future Fake News

    By Dewey from Detroit, Section News
    Posted on Tue Sep 29, 2009 at 03:43:49 PM EST
    Tags: michigan economy (all tags)

    This didn't really happen. But the way things look in the state today, there may well be a time when windmills line the shores or all the Great Lakes...

    (374 words in story) Full Story

    Stand Up

    By wctaxpayer, Section News
    Posted on Mon Jun 08, 2009 at 10:36:00 PM EST
    Tags: Economics, Freedom, Governor Granholm, Michigan Economy, Michigan Politics, Michigan taxes, Taxes Michigan - Rally, Taxpayers Revolt (all tags)

    Monday, June 08, 2009

    I am looking forward to this Saturday, June 13. The Tea Party Convention will not only be fun, but it will continue the momentum of the Lansing Tea Party. The five proposals that will be presented, voted upon and prioritized will give us goals to work towards. The speakers have a wealth of information between them and the break out sessions will give us a chance to share ideas.

    I am asking you to get out of your fetal position and register. It is being held in Holt, Michigan. It"s not that far. You can get to the registration page from the homepage of the Wayne County Taxpayers Association. The cost is only $10 per person and that includes lunch. For those of you that have children, there is even childcare. What more could you want.

    Put some effort behind your words and join us. All talk and no action doesn't change a thing. People call me all the time and want me to do there work. This is your opportunity to commit to do your share. Hope to see you there.

    (3 comments) Comments >>

    What A Fix I Am In

    By wctaxpayer, Section News
    Posted on Mon Jun 01, 2009 at 04:53:37 PM EST
    Tags: Labels: Economics, General Motors, Governor Granholm, Michigan Economy, Michigan Lobbying, Michigan Politics, Proprety Taxes, taxes, Wayne County Michigan (all tags)

    Monday, June 01, 2009

    I am conflicted. As a resident of Wayne County I know that I should be doing everything I can to encourage business to stay and flourish in Wayne County. As I have just become a major stockholder in GM, I now have other considerations to take under advisement.

    Right now Detroit and Warren are having a disagreement over where the Headquarters of General Motors should be located. First lets look at the taxes. Mayor Bing and Executive Ficano are proposing a tax free zone for the Renaissance Center. While, Th City of Warren has offered a 30 year abatement if GM moves its headquarters to the GM Tech Center.

    If lower taxes are good for GM, why are they not good for everyone else. The small businesses that will suffer or be put out of business because of the automotive downsizing are sure to need propping up. There is also the average taxpayer who must pick up the burden for the hole in revenue left by breaks to business. I know, as consumers they we are paying them anyway, but somehow if you don't pay them directly they seem less harmful and there is still the possibility that they will not pass the brake on.

    Then there is the employees. Would they rather go to Downtown Detroit and pay a fortune for parking or park in the huge parking lot at the Tech Center? If they wish to live near work, would they rather live in Detroit with poor services and poor schools or in Warren were schools and services are not so bad and their spouses will not have to pay the 2.5% resident income tax, if they work?

    How about property values? Would you rather invest in housing which will continue to decline under present tax rates and exiting population or property which is likely to appreciate in the future? The Detroit News has given you an opportunity to vote on the question of whether they should stay in Detroit or move to Warren. I am torn. It isn't easy being a business owner in Michigan.

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