The New York Times editorial board assailed Gov. Gretchen Whitmer for moves she’s made to hide data and public records from voters and the media in the midst of the global COVID-19 health crisis.
The Gray Lady blistered Whitmer, claiming she’s “trampled” open records laws. Their criticism merely amplified a growing murmur and dissatisfaction with Whitmer’s nontransparent handling of the crisis, particularly her penchant for hiding the science and data she claims guide her decision-making.Read more
This year, I had the privilege of interning with the Michigan Freedom Fund (MFF). The atmosphere at the Freedom Fund office is really unlike any other. You are surrounded by strong work ethics, passion, and perseverance. When arriving at the office for the first time and getting oriented to my new internship, I noticed a quote above a doorway that really resonated with me and defines MFF’s commitment to their mission: “No one is coming. It’s up to us.” That was when I realized I was going to be working with, and learning from, people who are totally vested in principles that advance individual liberty, limited government, transparency, and protect our Bill of Rights.
This week in Lansing, Governor Gretchen Whitmer provided a crystal clear and frightening look behind the curtain when asked by the press why she hasn’t removed her boot from the throats of millions of workers she’s blocked from earning a living.
Holding Governor Whitmer accountable for her draconian power grabs starts with ensuring citizens and watchdogs have access to public records.
Governor Gretchen Whitmer doesn’t care about your Constitutional rights, and she proved yesterday she’s eager to destroy anyone who stands up for them.
Every day in Lansing brings new controversy surrounding Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s handling of the ongoing COVID-19 public health challenge. The last two weeks in particular have witnessed the Governor plummet to new depths of partisanship and genuinely outrageous assaults on patients’ liberty and privacy.
Last week, I chose to exercise my First Amendment rights and participated in the protest at the State Capitol.
When I first arrived at about 11:10 am, Walnut Street was backed up all the way to I-496. I drove the “back roads” to the State Museum and got on Allegan Street, heading eastbound toward the Capitol building. I was in the middle of three lanes and moved about eight feet in ninety minutes.Read more
Governor Whitmer has gone too far, and she thinks she can get away with it. Sadly, that’s not surprising coming from someone who continues to spread lies about last week’s rally despite those lies being repeatedly debunked.
Governor Whitmer’s arbitrary and capricious lockdown of the state’s economy has made it illegal for Michiganians to go to work, and roughly a million of our friends, family members and neighbors have lost their jobs because of it.
This column originally appeared in the Detroit News.
On March 23, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced the suspension of life as we know it.
In discussing her first stay-home order, Whitmer claimed that without action seven million Michiganians could get the coronavirus, one million could be hospitalized and 460,000 could die.
If true, Michigan was on track to experience the most devastating COVID-19 outbreak on the planet.Read more