Clowns. Its Always The Damned Clowns.

clown-finleyStatist Gary Johnson masquerading as a Libertarian, along with gun grabbing sidekick Bill Weld have apparently brought the circus to the Detroit News.

Send in the clowns.

In an attempt to protect his #NeverTrump stance Finley goes ‘all-in absurd.’

Good grief.

No wonder kids have nightmares about these guys.

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In Sheep’s Clothing

I am not sure of the last time I would have spent 10 minutes or more on the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN).

For no reason other than that I generally watch TV to provide ‘escape’ on some level, EWTN is not usually my go-to channel.  Of course given the content of an upcoming program, there might be a little self reflection in our future. What we find ‘acceptable’ today, is markedly different than what might have passed not too many years ago, before the damaging effects of relative change.

Saul Alinsky was a smart cookie. But he was also a terrible influence on our nation.  Hat tip to submitter John, who notes the interesting juxtaposition of the programming, and the way in which the Church has participated in some way with some of what a video on it’s network is targeting.

“.. With organized religion (in general) such an integral portion of any present/future societal-based solution; it is incredible that the Catholic church has promoted this negative view of past(?) American church leadership as a history primer for succeeding generations.

A must see for those who believe that the church (long playing an intimate role) simply doesn’t ‘get it’ in terms of where we’ve been and where we’re fast headed ..”

Indeed.

Enjoy the trailer, and consider setting the DVR for Saturday Night at 10:30.

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Trump Flash Mob locations – Updated

trump-mobSign Rally Flash Mob for TRUMP

Tuesday Aug 30th 4:00-5:30

Muskegon County: Harvey and Sternberg

Livingston County: Grand River and Orndorf, Brighton, Meijers

Macomb County:
1. 12 Mile Road and Van Dyke
2. 23 Mile and Gratiot. Meijers
3. 9 and Jefferson. Park grass lot SW corner.

Saginaw County: Trump Hdqtrs, across from Firestone on Bay Rd, next to Woodcraft store

Baraga County in the UP: M38 and M41

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Presidential Debate Crawl – Update.

So, I just wanted to take a few moments to do a quick down and dirty update for everyone on how tonight’s Presidential Debate Crawl put on by the Michigan Conservative Coalition, went in Novi.

I’m going to toss in a few additional notes on some things that I’ve observed as well as a few more upcoming events.

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Yep, this MUST be the place.

{More details below the fold}

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Response to HuffPost “The Real Reason White People Say ‘All Lives Matter”

This write-up is in response to A post on the Huff Post called “The Real Reason White People Say ‘All Lives Matter’”.  There are so many things wrong with it, the only way I could address them all is point-by-point.

Let me start out by saying this article makes a lot (and I do mean a lot) of collectivist statements.  That makes sense that a person that would promote a statement such as “Black Lives Matter” would be a collectivist.  In fact, if I had to summarize what’s wrong with this article (and the Black/Blue Lives Matter movements) succinctly, that would be the word I’d use: collectivism.  The article starts:

Dear fellow white people, let’s have an honest talk about why we say “All Lives Matter.” First of all, notice that no one was saying “All Lives Matter” before people started saying “Black Lives Matter.” So “All Lives Matter” is a response to “Black Lives Matter.” Apparently, something about the statement “Black Lives Matter” makes us uncomfortable. Why is that?

Now some white people might say that singling out Black people’s lives as mattering somehow means that white lives don’t matter. Of course, that’s silly. If you went to a Breast Cancer Awareness event, you wouldn’t think that they were saying that other types of cancer don’t matter. And you’d be shocked if someone showed up with a sign saying “Colon Cancer Matters” or chanting “All Cancer Patients Matter.” So clearly, something else is prompting people to say “All Lives Matter” in response to “Black Lives Matter.”

Many of the people saying “All Lives Matter” also are fond of saying “Blue Lives Matter.” If you find that the statement “Black Lives Matter” bothers you, but not “Blue Lives Matter,” then the operative word is “Black”. That should tell us something. There’s something deeply discomfiting about the word “Black.” I think it’s because it reminds us of our whiteness and challenges our notion that race doesn’t matter.

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Lions Packers Sunday Memo

dsc_1702Truth be told, both teams have some work to do.

Packers broke out the catnip in the first half going to the locker room ahead of the Lions 31-10.  In the second half, the Lions held the pack to a lousy 3 points, scoring 17 of their own.

Funny how math works.  The seven point win over Detroit  was a relief to Packers fans watching live, or in person by the end of the matter in Green Bay on Sunday.  Both teams have talent, but remain unpredictable as the game clock is running.

One interesting highlight of the game was the use of the NFL out of bounds rule to move the Packers ball return up to the 40 yard line by touching the ball while out-of-bounds.

Clever.

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Okay, time for some fun for a change.

My apologies for not having this up sooner, but this message originally got flagged and sent to another folder.

If anyone is in the Novi Area next Monday Night (September 26th), the Michigan Conservative Coalition will be holding a Presidential Debate Crawl @ the Emagine Theater where everyone can watch Trump beat the tar out of HRC (figuratively speaking, of course).

Doors open at 6:00pm at the Buffalo Wild Wings across the street.

At 9:00pm everyone is invited to head over the Emagine Theater and watch the debate in a larger than life venue.

Afterwards, everyone is invited to the Ihop for coffee & munchies.

All in all, it sounds like a fun event to meet and interact with fellow Conservatives from across Michigan.

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$257K Per Legislator

Money Transfer ImageFor each of the 148 State Senators, and State Representatives in Michigan, lobbyists spend about a quarter Million bucks each year.

According to Craig Mauger at the Michigan Campaign Finance Network, this year they are on track to keep it going.

Over the first seven months of 2016, January through July, lobbyists reported $21.7 million in spending, according to disclosures filed with the state at the end of August. That total, $21.7 million, is the most spent on lobbying over the first seven months of a year in Michigan’s history.

Its all innocent ..of course.

But please remember, your guy is in Lansing, and is outnumbered by trained agenda wielding operatives by a factor of 20 to 1.

Not only is there more money trying to influence Michigan’s elected officials, there are more lobbyists as well. There were 2,998 lobbyists and lobbyist agents registered in Michigan in 2015, up from the previous record of 2,959 in 2012.

And that means “20 to 1” is just the average.

But rest assured, all that money is only spent on positive outcomes, AM I RIGHT?

 

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There was a reason he shall forever be known as the wimp.

The man who single-highhandedly gave us eight years of a Clinton presidency, now wants to give us (potentially) eight more.

‘Nuff said!

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And you fools thought I was really a conservative!

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