Michigan Lawmaker Introduces Worker’s Choice Bill. What's that?

State Representative Gary Glenn recently introduced Worker's Choice legislation, which would strengthen worker rights and release unions from representing those who chose not to pay membership dues. 

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Freedom Fund slams "hypocritical" Democrats over Rep. Banks support

Michigan Freedom Fund Executive Director Tony Daunt joined Lester Graham on Michigan Radio to discuss Greg McNeilly's latest Detroit News opinion pieceHe examines the (hypocritical) political and financial support by Michigan Democrats of Rep. Brian Banks despite his perpetual struggles with the law. 

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Democrats tarnished by support for Brian Banks - Detroit News

The following was originally published in The Detroit News.

There’s an old saying about people in glass houses and the throwing of stones. Not a parable Michigan Democrats are familiar with, apparently.

Michigan liberals have spent countless hours lecturing Republicans about the need to distance themselves from their presidential nominee because, they claim, the way he talks isn’t dignified. His behavior, they say, sets a bad example for our children.

Their arguments might be worth taking a little more seriously if they practiced even for a moment what they preached.

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Union Workers Want Choice - WSJ Video

Mackinac Center for Public Policy Director of Labor Policy Vinnie Vernuccio on a new poll of labor union members.

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What does socialism look like in the real world?

o-SOCIALISM-CAPITALISM-facebook.jpgSocialism in actual practice and socialism in theory are two incredibly different things. 

My generation, millennials, are incredibly supportive of socialism even though they can't seem to accurately describe it

Instead of writing about what socialism is -- let's see what socialism actually looks like! 

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The Realities of Voter Fraud in Michigan

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Did you vote last week in the August 2nd primary?

Eminem did.

... or did he?

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Crain's: Bill would dim electricity choice in state, some say

Crain's Detroit published an article Sunday that references legislation aimed at ending electric choice. It deserves our attention. 

Only two of 10 active alternative-energy suppliers in Michigan could qualify to serve electricity customers in the state's 10 percent choice program under legislation sponsored by Sen. Mike Nofs, R-Battle Creek, unless they make major investments that would likely make the business unprofitable.

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Democrats should withdraw bill targeting crime victims


jim_ananich.pngWhen bad men try to hurt people, it’s up to good men and women to stand up and stop them.

The state legislature’s top Democrat, Minority Leader Jim Ananich, wants to spin that simple truth on its head.

Under legislation he sponsored alongside a trio of other ultra-liberal Democrats in the state Senate, Senate Bill 611, when bad men try to hurt people, it’d be up to good men and women to run and hide.

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Free Markets and Small Government vs. Redistributionism and State Planning

The following post is originally from Dan Mitchell's blog International Liberty and because I enjoy reading his daily musings, I thought you'd all enjoy this one, too! 

Over the years, I’ve repeatedly tied to explain why socialism is a terrible system while also explaining that we should be careful not to label people as socialists if it’s more accurate to refer to them as statistsredistributionistscronyists, orfascists.

To help illuminate this issue, here’s a four-quadrant matrix. Free markets are on the left and state planning is on the right. And small government is on the top with redistribution is on the bottom.

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Students seen as just numbers for Ypsilanti Schools

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A Ypsilanti Community Schools trustee is lobbying Ann Arbor Public Schools in hopes that they will vote down a proposal to bus out-of-district students and reconsider their schools-of-choice policy, which gives parents outside the AAPS district the ability to send their children there.

MLive has the story:

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