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Benishek not a TWIT-ter-er

Marquette, Michigan – January 16, 2014 — Alan Arcand Challenges Benishek for Michigan’s 1st Congressional District  Congressman Dan Benishek is facing competition from a fellow Republican for Michigan’s 1st Congressional Seat. Unlike Democrat Jerry Cannon who disagrees with Benishek’s view of responsible spending and personal responsibility, the Republican newcomer to the race seems to agree […]

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Marquette, Michigan  –  January 15  -  Obama Supporters See No Abuse by Obama’s IRS – Surprise! There will be no charges against the IRS from the FBI for its abuse of conservative groups during the Obama re-election campaign. That should not surprise anyone since the person leading the “so-called” investigation was a big campaign supporter […]

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Marquette, Michigan  -  January 13, 2014  -  Thick ice hinders shipping on Lake Superior I was surprised to hear that the record low temperatures were slowing shipping on Lake Superior. I would have thought the shipping season was long over, and was surprised to hear that the Soo Locks don’t close until January 15th. I’ve […]

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Negaunee, Michigan  -  January 10, 2014  -  SIR Federal Credit Union was busy today as several SIR employees and community members rolled up their sleeves to donate blood for the Upper Peninsula Regional Blood Center. Sam Barabe, who organized the event said it was a big success! Her goal was to provide the Blood Center […]

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A Contrast in Leadership

Marquette, Michigan  -  January 10,2014  -  GOP Leaders are Better Leaders Governor Christie is all over the news today because he spent almost two hours taking questions and taking responsibility for actions his staff took. It was refreshing to see a politician taking responsibility, and taking action to remove bad actors under his responsibility.  As […]

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Governor Snyder – State of the Nerd Address

Marquette, Michigan  -  January 9, 2014  -  State of the Nerd Address tonight! Governor Snyder will give his state of the state address tonight – I enjoy these speeches no matter who is in office.  Michigan has made quite a good turnaround since the Nerd took office – partly because his election coattails brought a […]

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Unemployment Helps the Economy?

Marquette, Michigan  -  January 8, 2014  -  Unemployment benefits grow the economy? In a renewed effort to prove that people are not all that bright, liberals are trying to convince the dim-witted that unemployment benefits help the economy grow. They theorize that money given to the unemployed is spent, thus growing the economy. Some even […]

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Polar Vortex used be be called a “Cold Spell”

Marquette, Michigan  -  January 7, 2014  -  Why does everything that happens these days need a special name? I’m still talking about the weather and the recent discovery of the term “Polar Vortex”.  No, the term isn’t new, but every media outlet is using the term to show that this weather system is “More Special” […]

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Marquette, Michigan  -  That’s an easy question to answer if you know about Norway Springs. I have family that lives in the lower peninsula of Michigan, in the Lansing area who went a week without power over Christmas this year.  The massive Ice Storm and Freezing Rain left them in a bit of a bind. […]

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Global Warming?  Not in Upper Michigan!

Marquette, MI – January 6,2014 — Where are the Global Warming Nuts? As the country is dealing with the coldest temperatures we’ve seen in decades, those who believe in the myth of Man-Made Global Warming (or climate change -if you prefer) are noticeably quiet.  It could be that their religious cult of so-called “climate scientists” […]

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