Category Archives: 2012 Election

Michigan Populist’s Recommendations for Ballot Initiative Voting

ShareProposal 1- A Referendum on the Emergency Manager Law (PA 4 of 2011)- If the President declared that Michigan was being mismanaged and he was going to suspend the power of our elected officials and appoint someone to run the … Continue reading

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How Do You Define Irony? The Detroit Free Press Supports Law It Calls “Undemocratic.”

ShareThe Detroit Free Press (DFP) released its recommendations for voting on the statewide ballot proposals.  They say voters should “keep one, discard five.”  However, their rationale can best be described as a joke.   Here is why. On Proposal 1,  the DFP suggests a … Continue reading

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Casino Ballot Proposal Offers Promises and Red Flags

ShareThere are a lot of red flags surrounding the casino ballot proposal called Citizens For More Michigan Jobs.  The proposal would add eight new casinos and increase the tax rate on all private casinos.  I immediately had concerns about the proposal when I read about … Continue reading

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103rd Democratic Candidate Lon Johnson is Northern Michigan’s Prince Fielder

ShareWhen I broke the story about Lon Johnson’s upcoming announcement as a candidate for the 103rd House seat, I was only able to provide some sketchy details about his background.  Since then I have found out a lot more about … Continue reading

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