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Share2013 Ranking (2012 Ranking) 1. (not listed) Governor Richard Snyder- It is one thing to be eccentric (call it a nerd if you want). It is quite another to completely disregard this crucial fact; government is not a business. States are democratic institutions. Businesses … Continue reading
ShareRepresentative Phil Potvin, like many Republican politicians, likes to highlight his business experience when running for office. Potvin’s father James co-founded Western Concrete in 1946. James Potvin ran Western Concrete until the mid-1980′s when Phil took over. Under Phil’s leadership at Western Concrete the company effectively went out of business. Potvin’s … Continue reading
Share If you read the House Republican’s Guiding Principles publication, you will see the words “job” or “jobs” fifty-one times. Republicans claim they are “looking out for the job seeker and the job creator.” If you move to the education section, the tone changes. … Continue reading
ShareIn a previous post, I discussed 102nd Representative Phil Potvin’s blow-up printed in the Big Rapids Pioneer. Jim Crees, the editor of the Osceola Edition of the Pioneer, took offense to Potvin’s bullying of teachers in a very well written editorial. Thankfully, Mr. Cress gave me permission to … Continue reading