Your New Scoop Site
Welcome to Scoop!
To help you figure things out, there is a Scoop Admin Guide which can hopefully answer most of your questions.
For support, questions, and general help with Scoop, email firstname.lastname@example.org
ScoopHost.com is currently running Scoop version Undeterminable from .
By JGillman, Section News
I want Dave Camp to enter the US Senate race.
And there is no question about it. The MIGOP critters want Dave Camp to enter the US Senate race. In fact they are even 'beastly' about it:
"Camp is now seriously considering jumping into the race at the behest of power-brokers back home, according to sources familiar with the congressman's thinking. A small but influential group of Michigan GOP leaders has cranked up the heat on Camp, making the case that he could appeal to independents statewide and win the seat. Camp, they say, has been increasingly receptive to their appeals.By golly we agree.
Yes, I want Dave Camp to run for US Senate.
Continued below the fold. ~
(1 comment, 721 words in story) Full Story
Its me .. Dave, .. I got the stuff ..
"The stuff", being empty discourse and meaningless indignation at the IRS targeting the tea party. From behind the door, the five term congressman and chair of the Ways and Means committee is trying to get in. He should know the door remains closed, and any voter with a remaining functional synapse will be ignoring the pounding for attention. Camp's office responded to an Examiner article that described continuing IRS abuse of power with
"Congress may be out of session but we're continuing to keep the heat on the Internal Revenue Service. I wanted to make sure you saw the Washington Examiner article below for the most recent update. It is outrageous that IRS management continues to target Tea Party cases without any justification. "Ahem. .. IT'S OUTRAGEOUS!
Yeah get the ol tea folk worked up so you can abandon them again. Go to another dozen 912, Tea, patriot type meetings and tell them some more stories of how you will solve the current set of problems, and if necessary DEFUND the departments causing them:
" You didn't challenge the health care bill's constitutionality in 2010 when it was being debated did you Dave Camp? How about you Fred Upton? No. I guess not. And even after PLEDGING to affirm constitutionality for each bill passed in the house, it only took 7 months to lose that pledge in the bottom of the briefcase.Not forgetting those promises Dave. Going below the fold for more.
(1 comment, 739 words in story) Full Story
External FeedsMetro/State News RSS from The Detroit News
+ Craig: Cushingberry tried twice to elude police, was given preferential treatment
+ Detroit police arrest man suspected of burning women with blowtorch
+ Fouts rips video as 'scurrilous,' defends Chicago trip with secretary
+ Wind, winter weather hammer state from Mackinac Bridge to southeast Mich.
+ Detroit Cass Tech QB Campbell expected to be released from custody Friday
+ New water rates range from -16% to +14%; see change by community
+ Detroit's bankruptcy gets controversial turn in new Honda ad
+ Royal Oak Twp., Highland Park in financial emergency, review panels find
+ Grosse Ile Twp. leads list of Michigan's 10 safest cities
+ Wayne Co. sex crimes backlog grows after funding feud idles Internet Crime Unit
+ Judge upholds 41-60 year sentence of man guilty in Detroit firefighter's death
+ Detroit man robbed, shot in alley on west side
+ Fire at Detroit motel forces evacuation of guests
+ Survivors recount Syrian war toll at Bloomfield Hills event
+ Blacks slain in Michigan at 3rd-highest rate in US
Politics RSS from The Detroit News
+ Apologetic Agema admits errors but won't resign
+ Snyder: Reform 'dumb' rules to allow more immigrants to work in Detroit
+ GOP leaders shorten presidential nominating season
+ Dems: Another 12,600 Michiganians lose extended jobless benefits
+ Mike Huckabee's comments on birth control gift for Dems
+ Granholm to co-chair pro-Clinton PAC for president
+ Republican panel approves tougher penalties for unauthorized early primary states
+ Michigan seeks visas to lure immigrants to Detroit
+ Peters raises $1M-plus for third straight quarter in Senate bid
+ Bill would let lawyers opt out of Michigan state bar
+ Michigan lawmakers launch more bills against sex trade
+ Balanced budget amendment initiative gets a jumpstart
+ Feds subpoena Christie's campaign, GOP
+ Poll: At Obama's 5-year point, few see a turnaround
+ Obama to release 2015 budget March 4
Sunday January 19th
Saturday January 18th
Friday January 17th
Thursday January 16th