We’ve all heard about “fake news.” Donald Trump, Barack Obama… everyone agrees it’s a problem. But there’s something more dangerous and pervasive than the occasional partisan hatchet job in the press.
We call them “big lies.”Read more
This article originally appeared in The Detroit News.
Both Donald Trump and Barack Obama have spoken out against “fake news,” a term used to describe media coverage that lacks fairness, balance, or basic facts. The problem, though, isn’t simply fake news. The problem is that we are living in the political era of the “big lie,” and we are worse off for it.
So what’s a “big lie?” While politicians and journalists may make up salacious stories or launch partisan attacks, sometimes out of whole cloth, these stories tend to focus on individual circumstances or personalities.Read more
Apparently, Gretchen Whitmer isn't a fan of Freedom.
The presumed frontrunner for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination is traveling the state attacking workers, threatening their paychecks, and pledging to curtail their liberties.Read more
Congratulations. You did it!
Wednesday afternoon, members of the state House and Senate approved the measure you put before them, and finally eliminated Michigan’s archaic “prevailing wage” red tape and regulation.
Prevailing wage regulations cost taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars each year, forcing our schools and communities to pay dramatically higher rates for construction projects. It was a carve out for a few privileged businesses, picking winners and losers, that left taxpayers on the hook.Read more
What if I told you that a political action committee created by some of Michigan’s most powerful labor unions – called “Protecting Michigan Jobs” – outsourced its jobs… to India, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh?
Talk about taking hypocrisy to the next level.
Big Labor’s “Protecting Michigan Jobs” committee, an influential political action committee created by greedy union bosses to oppose Michigan efforts to repeal the costly prevailing wage mandate, just got busted in a massive outsourcing scandal.Read more
Do you love your kid’s school? Believe in parental choice? I hope you are ready to fight for it.
Another day, another poll showing ultra-liberal Gretchen Whitmer in serious trouble as she chases the Democrat nomination for governor.
… And two Democrat members of the Michigan Board of State Canvassers picked union leaders and Democratic Party bosses over the rule of law, voting to disenfranchise nearly 400,000 Michigan voters who signed petitions demanding an end to the state’s costly prevailing wage mandate.
Earlier this month, Gretchen Whitmer, establishment Democrats’ favorite gubernatorial candidate, proposed an absolutely staggering $20 billion in new taxes to fix the roads. She called it a “fix the damn roads proposal.”