Governor Whitmer’s order sending COVID patients into nursing homes was deadly, and the consequences were predictable - but Whitmer did it anyway. Then, when the death toll started to rise, the Whitmer admin stopped counting.
Meanwhile, kids in some of Michigan’s largest school districts have been locked out of the classroom - indefinitely - and Governor Whitmer refuses to lift a finger to help them.Read more
The column originally appeared in The Detroit News.
It would be hard to choose any other word to describe Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s decision in April of 2020 to bring patients with COVID-19 into the state’s nursing homes and long-term care facilities where Michigan’s oldest, sickest and most physically frail residents get their treatment and spend their lives.
It turns out the governor’s move may have been even more deadly than we knew.Read more
Governor Whitmer’s Democratic Party just told every Michigan parent what they really think of them.
They think they know better than you. They don’t think you should have a say in your students’ education. And they think your kids belong to them.Read more
COVID deaths at nursing homes and long-term care were 42 percent higher than Governor Whitmer has cared to admit.
The Redistricting Commission is breaking the law again.Read more
Across the state, thousands of Michigan students were suddenly locked out of classrooms at the last minute. Instead of fighting for our kids, Governor Whitmer remained silent.
One year ago, vast swaths of Michigan’s economy were still closed by Governor Whitmer’s MDHHS orders. Robert Gordon was still MDHHS director and hadn’t yet gotten his golden, taxpayer-funded hush money parachute.Read more
A new report from the Pew Charitable Trust states that Michigan’s average personal income has dropped 9.5% - the most severe drop in the entire nation. This means the consequences of Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s policies are still taking a drastic toll on the pocketbooks of Michigan workers.Read more
Christmas came early, and hopefully so do your holiday gifts. But with the supply chain issues in the Biden-Whitmer economy, you might be lucky to get your packages before the New Year!
Thankfully, you can always count on Frontlines to arrive on time. Here’s the latest on the National Popular Vote, the Redistricting Commission at the Supreme Court, Dana Nessel’s $48 million mistake, and more.Read more
This column originally appeared in The Detroit News.
Possibilities and pitfalls: As we turn the page on another year, policymakers are presented with a measure of both. What they do with them will make all the difference for a state still limping from its governor’s handling of the pandemic but newly awakened to freedoms and possibilities.
When lawmakers return to the halls of the people’s building in 2022, they are exhorted to act boldly — but with the sober judgment that focuses their work on the people they serve — and returning control to those people whenever and wherever possible.
The Michigan Freedom Fund is excited about the possibilities.Read more