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By Corinthian Scales, Section News
via The Detroit News
Michigan Arab-American civil rights leader Imad Hamad has been placed on administrative leave while there's an investigation into a sexual harassment complaint.
But, Rashida, to quote your Progressive Party's standard, Hillary Clinton, "What difference at this point does it make?"
Actually, y'all would be much better off with reading this here. At least it's the straight skinny on both Imad, and Rashida.
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If this weren't so true, it'd be my laugh for the day.
"I wish we had a Republican governor in Michigan who would fight for this as well," said political guru Dick Morris on the Frank Beckmann Show this AM as he ticked off the four states " Wisconsin, Ohio, and Indiana " that are leading the charge against collective bargaining reform. His jab was aimed at "supposed Republican" Rick Snyder.
Michigan missed the boat last November by habitually electing RINO's then thinking they'll somehow achieve better results than Democrats.
As noted above, the complete column here.
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Lets consider that when we elect our representation, we expect both adherence to rule of law, and to conservative principles that most who come here understand. Countless arguments exist about big tents, relaxing standards, or tolerance to "new ideas" in the Republican party in Michigan and elsewhere.
Our founders were quite prescient however as seen by the words of Madison on the conformity to "Republican" Principles going forward. From The federalist papers No. 39.
"The first question that offers itself is, whether the general form and aspect of the government be strictly republican. It is evident that no other form would be reconcilable with the genius of the people of America; with the fundamental principles of the Revolution; or with that honorable determination which animates every votary of freedom, to rest all our political experiments on the capacity of mankind for self-government. If the plan of the convention, therefore, be found to depart from the republican character, its advocates must abandon it as no longer defensible."
Madison felt that Republican form of government served the people best, and to proceed with the convention sans IT being the premise of the new government, would be folly. The premise of the new government was as a Republic. The plan was to follow a set of limitations on government established by the constitution. It was NOT a "democracy."
39 is also a discussion of how we would have a mix of "national" and Federal" types of powers. But for this little peek into the past, lets pick off a small section..
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