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Tag: WALL OF SHAME
By Corinthian Scales, Section News
Candice got this one right. Well, partially right, up until she decided it's smart to start blathering for a Federal catastrophic fund to 'fleece' e-v-e-r-y-o-n-e into gummint subsidy.
Yessirree, it was Richard "I Never Met A Big Government Program That I Didn't Like" Nixon who mandated National Flood Insurance in 1973, further entangling folks to bureaucracy created floodplain schemes if you'd like a mortgage.
So, who were the Michigan Republicans that kicked the fleecing can down the road? Benishek, Camp, Huizenga, McCotter, Rogers, Upton, and Walberg voting in lockstep with nanny government entitlement Democrats Clarke, Conyers, Dingell, Kildee, Levin, and Peters.
And they still get their nose all out of joint with wondering why they end up in places like here? Go figure.
Anywho, a 'shout out' thanks to Representative Amash, for the much appreciated consistency. Candice, nice try, but thanks for your NO vote anyway.
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via Big Government
Rep. Candice S. Miller (R-MI): obtained a $486,000 earmark that helped add a 14-foot bike lane within walking distance of her house. "People earmark for all kinds of things," Rep. Miller said when asked about the project. "I'm pretty proud of this; I think I did what my people wanted. Should I have told them, 'We can never have this bike path complete because I happen to live by one section of it'? They would have thrown me out of office."
Hey Leon, can ya send Mr. Perk's over to CD-10?
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By Corinthian Scales, Section Multimedia
All I can say about this August in CD-6 is, Go Jack!
By JGillman, Section News
The wall of shame has served its purpose.
There isn't a Republican congressman who occupied its space who was not made aware of it often by supporters or those who wanted to put it in their face as a means of showing disapproval.
The wall is now empty for the time being, yet the violation of principle must be acknowledged in a more permanent way. As a means of keeping more permanently the record of the occupiers and their decision to saddle our future with more debt, I am making it into a post (this post) that will be searchable forevermore. As I wrote:
"This wall is not because we hate you guys, but because we respected and counted on you. Conservatives expect bad legislation out of progressives and the Democrats. Getting along just cannot cut it anymore. Shape up and "know your power."
And now it resides below the line.
There is still opportunity for those described here to self reflect. There is still time for those who are considering primaries to file and declare their principled ideas and solutions. Let the debate begin.
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