Michigan

MI
21 votes

Republican Congressman Returns Chamber Of Commerce Award

A House Republican decided he’d had enough with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce stance on amnesty and China by refusing an award from the organization.

Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2014/07/24/republican-congressman-ret...

50 votes

Lunatic MI Govt Terrorists FORCE Organic Farmers to DESTROY 248 Gallons of Organic Milk & 1200 Free Range Eggs!

As my war-survivin' late grandma (who knew a thing or two about surviving war-induced famine) would say: to throw away food, is the gravest of crimes!

Michigan Dept of Agri Forces Farmer to Dump 248 Gallons of Organic Milk and Break 1200 Free Range Eggs

By Daisy Luther
The Organic Prepper
July 24, 2014

6 votes

MI Police State Break Down walls to gain access to 'unsecured (legal) Marijuana plants' in raid

Police state strikes again! This story has so many violations of their own rules it is sickening.

"When they arrived, I asked them to see a warrant, which they did not provide as they didn’t have one. They were asked several times to leave the premises and come back with a warrant but they continued refusal to do so."

8 votes

Michigan Primary

My Michigan absentee ballot for the primary has arrived. Having been in the UK for a quarter century now (yes, I am indeed in Nigel Farage territory), I have no idea if anyone on the ballot is libertarian/constitutional-leaning or not. There are no third party candidates listed.

Any advice, O Mighty DPers?

Cheers in advance.

3 votes

Justin Amash's support for free enterprise earns enmity of Big Business

BY TIMOTHY P. CARNEY | JULY 19, 2014 | 12:28 PM

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has jumped into a Republican congressional primary in Michigan, trying to defeat incumbent Rep. Justin Amash. Amash's crime: being stubbornly consistent in opposing big government.

The Chamber's endorsement of Amash's opponent helps clarify some things that have long been true, but which have been muddled in the public eye and used against conservatives.

The first myth put to rest: Libertarianism and free enterprise are defenses of Big Business.

10 votes

Atlantic: What Happens When Detroit Shuts Off the Water of 100,000 People

"...In a city where the median household income is less than half the national average, 38 percent of residents live below the poverty line and 23 percent are unemployed, it comes as no surprise that at least 40 percent of customers are delinquent on their bills."

---Especially coupled with the fact that the average cost of water for a family of four is double the national average.

2 votes

Dialing for Liberty event this Saturday!

Hopefully by now you have heard about a Justin Amash endorsed candidate...Tom McMillin.

The campaign is going great, a number of activists are combing the neighborhoods talking to voters, handing out some solid literature and hitting local events, while Tom is hitting every area with townhalls to spread the word!

We now are moving into the area of phone banking and this is your opportunity to help from outstate!

4 votes

Mersenne Primes and Perfect Numbers : A Love Story

By GRCCtv, January 2014 :

Mathematics Instructor Dan Garbowitz talks on how prime numbers and perfect numbers have fascinated professional and amateur mathematicians for centuries, and much about them remains unknown. This talk will provides glimpse of the beauty and mysterious nature of these numbers and the relationships between them.


http://youtu.be/NrL-9XPqXq8

5 votes

Some Justin Amash ads airing

TV ad: Brian Ellis is Wrong for West Michigan

Radio ad: Brian Ellis Supports Obamacare AND Common Core

Radio ad: Who IS Brian Ellis?

21 votes

Grassroots moneybomb for Justin Amash on Friday July 18th (Today!)

Justin Amash has fought for us on important issues, challenging the status quo in Washington and defending the Constitution. He is lauded as one of the harshest congressional critics of the NSA’s domestic spying programs, and has sponsored legislation to eliminate policies that contribute to risky lending and distorted markets.

The attack ads have begun, making allegations that FactCheck.org immediately labeled “misleading.”

The establishment is piling on, with the Michigan GOP essentially turning its back on Justin’s campaign.

17 votes

New Brian Ellis ad: Amash is 'Al Qaeda's best friend in Congress'

By Cameron Joseph
June 25, 2014, 10:40 am


http://youtu.be/rhAE9VtJ7Co

Rep. Justin Amash's (R-Mich.) primary opponent issued a brutal attack in his latest ad, using a former Marine to repeat comments that Amash is "Al Qaeda's best friend in Congress."

"We were out there fighting for the country and he's voting against anything that would help us," former Marine Ben Thomas says in the ad for businessman Brian Ellis (R) after attacking Amash for wanting to close Guantanamo Bay.

8 votes

Tom McMillin Money Bomb THIS Friday (June 27)!

Michigan State Representative Tom McMillin is running for an OPEN congressional seat to replace the retiring House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers, and he is the BEST opportunity for the Liberty Movement to pick up a seat in Congress this year.

Tom McMillin has scheduled a money bomb for this Friday, June 27, and we should support him.

7 votes

Ron Paul Backs Urban Goating

Ron Paul Backs Urban Goating, Discovers Urban Farming
The goats are cleaning up Detroit better than the politicians, the ex-congressman argues.

http://www.usnews.com/news/blogs/washington-whispers/2014/06...

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