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Tag: peaceable assembly and protest
By Kevin Rex Heine, Section News
Something entertaining happened in Riverside Park (that's on the north side of Grand Rapids, for those of you unfamiliar) on Saturday afternoon. To read the article from the Grand Rapids Press, you'd think it was the presence of our esteemed Senator Carl Levin at the annual Kent County Democrats Annual Dogs & Suds Picnic. The good senator was apparently there to discuss the stimulus package, the national debt, and cash-for-clunkers. He also told the local party faithful about his push to get President Obama to appoint a panel of health care specialists to flesh out details of the president's universal health care plan.
Evidently he wants to have that panel hosted somewhere other than in DC, where the panel won't be so vulnerable to attacks. Definitely in the Midwest, maybe Michigan. According to the senator, "There's a firestorm of rhetoric and misinformation around this historic issue."
How truly he had spoken, and how inaccurate he was.
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