Category Archives: Government Overreach

Why should you care if the government can store your phone records and email?


Are you bothered by the recent news about the incredible level of snooping being done by the U.S. Government?  What exactly is the problem? “The NSA has built an infrastructure that allows it to intercept almost everything. If I wanted … Continue reading

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Should Michigan Re-Elect Fred Upton?


Don’t Tell the NRA, but Fred Upton is Anti-Gun | RedState http://www.redstate.com/dhorowitz3/2012/07/30/don%E2%80%99t-tell-the-nra-but-fred-upton-is-anti-gun/

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Dude, where did my Congressman go?


Where it comes to politics, sometimes the level of noise is too great.  But sometimes it is just TOO quiet.  It seems the only time I hear from Congressman Mike Rogers (MI-08) is when he is running for re-election.  So I’m … Continue reading

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Chris Duane Coming to Independence Township


Blogger and concerned citizen Chris Duane will be coming to Independence Twp. in either late April or early June. I’m looking for the appropriate forum in which to host this event, and looking to co-host this with a local group … Continue reading

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Will You Have to Pay a $200,000 Stealth Tax?


What is a “stealth tax”? I use this term to describe any cost incurred by a taxpayer because of stupid government policies. Unlike a direct tax such as the tax on our income, a stealth tax isn’t visible on the … Continue reading

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TSA Abuses: Open Letter to My Congressman and Senators


As they say, if you are not part of the solution, you are part of the problem. I want to be part of the solution and I expect you as my Representative to stand up and ensure that my rights and those of my family are protected. I ask that you uphold your oath of office and preserve and defend the Constitution of the United States. Thank you.
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Why did Freddie Mac buy my mortgage?


Freddie Mac will have to take a loss on my loan to securitize it and sell it to an investor along with a batch of similar loans. This means that taxpayers — that means you and me – – – will need to kick in even more tax money to “save” Freddie from itself. Continue reading

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