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ShareVice President Joe Biden is often called a “gaffe-machine.” Here in Michigan we have our own gaffe master in Representative Phil Potvin. Potvin represents the 102nd district which runs up the 131 corridor from Big Rapids through Reed City, Cadillac, and ends … Continue reading
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