Sunday January 27, 2013

Michigan House Budget Grows

$1.2 million added to House reps budgets for staffing Click Here for Story

Iran Plays Both Sides in Syria

Vow that an attack on the Assad regime is an attack on Iran while supporting the rebels Click Here for Details

City of Ann Arbor Audits Travel Expenses

Have some employees been double dipping? Click Here for Details

Calorie Counting

The calories in your favorite beverage Click Here for Photos and Details

Huffington Post Gets Charter School Study Wrong

By Michael Van Beek | Courtesy of Michigan Capitol Confidential

A Huffington Post article titled “Charter School Growth in Michigan Brings a Cautionary Tale on Quality” goes to great lengths to twist the overwhelmingly positive results of a new study of Michigan’s charter schools by Stanford University into something else.

Here’s a statistic the article’s author, Joy Resmovits, picked out of the study:

A CREDO study on Michigan released this week found that 80 percent of charters perform below the 50th percentile of achievement in reading, and 84 percent perform below that threshold in math.

This observation appears on pages 35 and 36 of the study. As the study itself explains… Click Here for More

Is this Justice?

Disgraced Supreme Court Justice will still receive pension Click Here for Story

Big Union Loss

Michigan unions lost 42,000 members last year Click Here for Details

Relax, You’re Already Dead

by Michael Goodell

“The only hope you have is to accept the fact that you’re already dead. The sooner you accept that, the sooner you’ll be able to function as a soldier is supposed to function: without mercy, without compassion, without remorse. All war depends upon it.” – Ronald Spiers, “Band of Brothers”
During this fiscal silly season the Republican Party should heed Spiers’ advice. They have approached each Obama-inspired crisis with fierce boasts about not backing down. “It’s a spending crisis,” they crow. “No new taxes,” they boast. Then, as the deadline draws near, as the President refuses to…Click Here for More

Holder Anxious for Gun Control

Attorney General ready to push Obama plans Click Here for Details

Are Republicans Serious About Reform?

Can the GOP change its perceived stripes? Click Here for Story

Ryan Takes a Stand

Congressman Ryan talks about how the GOP should tackle upcoming issues Click Here for Details


Saturday January 26, 2013

Have We Seen This Before?

Obama wants money for troop training in Mali, Africa Click Here for Story

Immigration Reform Could Add $Billions to ObamaCare

More bodies more cost? Click Here for Details

More Than $90 Million To Illegals

Medicare paid over $91 million to Illegal Immigrants Click Here for Story

Communists Love the Gun Grab

The Communists Party USA loves gun ban Click Here for Details

Internet Line in the Sand

Hackers take it to the next level with threats to government Click Here for Story

US Court of Appeals Says Obama Violated Constitution

Making appointments to National Labor Relations Board without Senate approval Click Here for Details

Do As I Say Not As I Do

Feinstein’s gungrab would exempt federal officials Click Here for Story

Naughty Senator?

Senator under investigation by FBI for sleeping iwth underage prostitutes Click Here for Details



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