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  • Guess Which Michigan Politicians Passed Up Chance to Condemn ‘Death to America’ Chants

    04/14/2024 7:00:01 AM PDT · by Rev M. Bresciani · 16 replies
    New American Prophet ^ | April 14, 2024 | Robert Spencer
    For politicians, one would think it would have been an open-and-shut case, and in earlier, saner ages in our national life, it would have been. If a group of people in America get together and scream “Death to America,” officials ought to be lining up to condemn them, and there should be investigations and, if non-citizens are involved, deportations. We live, however, in Old Joe Biden’s America, in which the America-hating left is the dominant cultural force, and so some high-profile politicians have been notably wary about condemning calls for the destruction of the nation they have vowed to protect...
  • Michigan's Governor Gretchen Whitmer Offers "Newcomer Rental Subsidy” to Landlords

    04/01/2024 10:11:02 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/01/2024 | Karen Townsend
    Newcomer is the new word for illegal aliens. In Biden's America, there is a new word for everything. In Michigan, Democrat Governor Gretchen Whitmer has gone so far as to name a rent assistance program the Newcomer Rental Subsidy program. It offers landlords $500 for each illegal alien. The program "provides Refugees and other Newcomer population-eligible households with rental assistance up to $500 per month for up to 12 months, with eligibility based on immigration status and household income."Program applicants must have eligible immigration status, which includes refugees, asylum-seekers, special immigration visa holders, victims of human trafficking, Cubans, Haitians, Afghan...
  • Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Faces Backlash for Migrant Rent Program After Illegal Was Charged with Murder

    03/28/2024 1:02:42 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 11 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/28/2024 | WARNER TODD HUSTON
    Michigan’s Democrat Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is facing backlash for her rent subsidies for illegals program after an illegal border crosser allegedly murdered a woman. A previously deported illegal alien, identified as Brandon Ortiz-Vite, was arrested and charged with the murder of 25-year-old Ruby Garcia in Kent County, Michigan. The illegal from Mexico was charged with felony murder, open murder, carjacking, carrying a concealed weapon, and felony possession of a firearm for the March 22 incident. Ortiz-Vite stands accused of murdering Ruby Garcia and leaving her body beside the road on U.S. Highway 31.
  • The Pipe Bombs Before Jan. 6: A Capital Mystery That Doesn't Add Up

    03/02/2024 8:58:17 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Real Clear Wire ^ | 03/02/2024 | Julie Kelly
    The newly disclosed video shows a dark SUV pulling up to the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee in Washington, D.C., at 9:44 a.m. on Jan. 6, 2021. It sits for several minutes until a uniformed man with a bomb-sniffing dog enters from the right and steps up to the vehicle. The driver complies with his command, the dog sniffs inside and outside the car which is soon allowed to enter the parking garage. The man and his dog exit back to the right.This scene is unremarkable except for one detail: The uniformed man and his trained canine came within...
  • Newsom: GOP Wants National Abortion Ban, It’s a ‘War on Women’

    02/25/2024 8:36:22 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 84 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/25/2024 | Pam Key
    Governor Gavin Newsom (D-CA) said Sunday on NBC’s “Meet The Press” that the Republican Party wanted a national abortion ban as part of their “war on women.” Newsom said, “They are not only restricting the rights of self-determination to bear a child for a young woman, and they’re determining their fate as it relates their future in life by saying they can’t even travel and they are modeled after a version that passed in Idaho is now being proposed in Tennessee and Oklahoma and Mississippi. The AG himself of Alabama wants to criminalize travel not just for children but for...
  • Biden knows VP Harris ‘not up to the job,’ preferred Gretchen Whitmer as ‘20 running mate: book

    01/23/2024 9:47:03 AM PST · by bitt · 39 replies
    nypost ^ | 1/22/2024 | Josh Christenson
    President Biden knows full well Vice President Kamala Harris is “not up to the job” of commander-in-chief — and he preferred Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer as his running mate in 2020 before caving to public pressure, according to a new book out Tuesday. Biden chose Harris days before that year’s virtual Democratic National Convention after promising to select a woman and after pro-Harris lobbying from former President Barack Obama, veteran Washington journalist Charlie Spiering writes in his book “Amateur Hour: Kamala Harris in the White House.” While the 59-year-old Harris is just “a brain stroke away from the presidency,” her...
  • Gretchen Whitmer says it "would be good" if Biden was more vocal on abortion (barf)

    01/20/2024 7:26:28 PM PST · by Morgana · 17 replies
    CBS NEWS ^ | January 20, 2024 | Sophia Barkoff
    Washington — Democratic Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer urged President Biden to personally speak out about the abortion issue more in an interview Saturday with "Face the Nation" moderator Margaret Brennan, suggesting more "blunt language" on the subject "would be helpful." Brennan noted that Mr. Biden has previously expressed reservations about abortion because of his Catholic faith, asking, "Does he need to talk about it more?" "I think it would be good if he did," Whitmer responded. The governor added, "I know one tenet of his belief system is that women and only women, with their families and healthcare professionals, are...
  • Gretchen Whitmer to Michigan men: Don't annoy your ex ... or the cops will take all your guns

    11/29/2023 3:43:40 PM PST · by Gritty · 78 replies
    Lapeer County Tribune ^ | November 29, 2023 | Scott McMahan
    LANSING – Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed a slate of new gun control bills into law on November 20 that confiscate firearms and ammunition from people in Michigan who have been convicted of both violent and non-violent misdemeanors under new legal definitions of “domestic violence misdemeanors” established in the new laws. These bills, passed by the democrat-controlled state house and senate, broadly expand the category of misdemeanors considered to be “domestic violence” to include many infractions that are clearly not violent, allow law enforcement to confiscate all firearms from anyone convicted of these misdemeanors, and prohibit anyone convicted of these misdemeanors...

    11/29/2023 7:08:59 AM PST · by Red Badger · 89 replies ^ | Posted by Matthew Bourne | Nov 28, 2023
    On November 28, Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer signed bills that will revamp electricity generation in the state. The new measures include a requirement for utilities to achieve a 100% clean energy standard by 2040. The measures also transfer authority over large-scale wind and solar projects from local governments to the state’s Public Service Commission. Whitmer emphasized that Michigan is well-equipped, both in terms of its workforce and the newly enacted legislation, to foster robust economic growth in the clean energy sector. The impact of the new laws will be felt in areas such as project locations, electricity sources, and power...
  • Karma finally comes knocking for Michigan’s lesbian AG Dana Nessel…

    11/10/2023 9:52:57 AM PST · by george76 · 37 replies
    Revolver News ^ | November 10, 2023
    Is Michigan’s bitter, lesbian AG Dana Nessel’s time running out? It’s possible, but it won’t be a walk in the park. Republicans, currently the minority, have just filed impeachment articles against Nessel. They’re accusing her of abusing her authority to target her enimies and shield the regime. So, will Michigan’s TDS-infected DA face impeachment? Time will tell, though it’s certainly an uphill battle. The Midwesterner: In what legislative insiders indicate is a longshot, eight Michigan House Republicans announced they’re seeking the impeachment of Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel. Rep. James DeSana, R-Carlton, announced Thursday he and his colleagues had filed...
  • Court baffled by Whitmer kidnapping plotters' transfer to federal prisons

    10/31/2023 4:28:16 PM PDT · by Libloather · 14 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/30/23 | AP
    A judge wants to know why two men convicted of secondary roles in a plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer have been transferred to federal prisons out of state. Paul Bellar and Joe Morrison are entitled to appeal their convictions following a trial on state charges in Jackson County in 2022. But their lawyers said it’s extremely hard to work with them hundreds of miles away. They said the distance interferes with a right to have access to Michigan courts. The transfer is "mind-boggling" and "appalling," said Michael Faraone, who represents Morrison. "Whatever we may say about this case,...
  • Detroit police: No evidence murder of synagogue president was antisemitic Detroit police say investigation into fatal stabbing

    10/22/2023 8:12:02 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 63 replies ^ | 10/22/2023 | Israel National News
    Detroit police said Sunday that they have found no evidence that indicates the fatal stabbing of a Detroit synagogue president this weekend was linked to antisemitism, NBC News reported. Samantha Woll, President of the board of the Isaac Agree Downtown Synagogue, was found dead outside her home with multiple stab wounds on her body early Saturday. Detroit Police Chief James E. White said in a statement on that Sunday police continue to investigate the death of Woll, 40. "No evidence has surfaced suggesting that the crime was motivated by antisemitism," White said. "DPD investigators are working with the FBI to...
  • Michigan Pastor Says He “Witnessed the Resurrection” When Gov. Whitmer Repealed Anti-Abortion Law

    10/21/2023 9:48:09 PM PDT · by Morgana · 17 replies
    Disntr ^ | April 13, 2023 | staff
    It’s bad enough that the queer community has created a movement within their movement that they dare to label Christianity, a movement that not only seeks to normalize, but also to glorify sicj grotesque sex acts that would even have the assailants at Sodom and Gomorrah rolling over in their graves. From drag queen story time to trannies pushing abortion from the pulpits, those caught up in this movement would do well to remove the name of Christ from their lips altogether, as it will go better for them on the day of judgment. But to make matters worse, some...
  • Last 3 men charged with plotting to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer found not guilty

    09/15/2023 8:58:19 AM PDT · by Tench_Coxe · 8 replies
    The last three men to stand trial in connection with a plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer have been found not guilty on all counts.Eric Molitor and twin brothers William Null and Michael Null were among the 14 men charged in state and federal court over the alleged plan to kidnap the governor at her vacation home in Antrim County in 2020, largely over the Democratic governor's strict COVID-19 shutdowns.Molitor, 39, and the Null brothers, both 41, had pleaded not guilty to state charges of providing material support for terrorist acts and illegally possessing firearms.
  • Tudor Dixon Concedes to Democrat Gov. Whitmer: Michigan’s Future Success Rests on ‘All of Us’

    11/09/2022 8:58:39 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/09/2022 | ASHLEY OLIVER
    Republican Tudor Dixon conceded the Michigan gubernatorial race to incumbent Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) on Wednesday morning after Whitmer secured a victory late Tuesday night. Dixon, a conservative media commentator and businesswoman, said she called Whitmer “to concede and wish her well” after unofficial results showed Whitmer nearly ten points ahead of Dixon with 88 percent of the vote counted as of Wednesday morning.
  • Michigan Republican Party blames election losses on Tudor Dixon, Trump

    11/11/2022 5:29:11 PM PST · by Coronal · 68 replies ^ | November 11, 2022 | Simon Schuster
    Less than 48 hours after polls closed and Democrats emerged from the midterm election poised to take control of every branch of state government, the Michigan Republican Party released a scathing memo blaming their electoral failures largely on Tudor Dixon, her campaign and former president Donald Trump. There’s a forest of pointing fingers emerging as Republicans reckon with a total loss of power at the state level, and the party provided their own suggestions looking to the top of the ticket. Paul Cordes, the party’s chief of staff, wrote Dixon’s weak performance as a gubernatorial candidate — Democratic Gov. Gretchen...
  • SWORN TESTIMONY: FBI Trained Men to Kidnap MI Gov. Gretchen Whitmer

    09/01/2023 2:18:10 PM PDT · by RandFan · 45 replies
    National File ^ | Sep 1 | by FRANKIE STOCKES
    Sworn FBI testimony in the trial of the men accused of plotting to kidnap Michigan Democrat Governor Gretchen Whitmer has revealed that the FBI played such an integral role in hatching the alleged plot that they even trained the men to kidnap the Governor. An undercover FBI informant trained men to kidnap Gretchen Whitmer, according to the sworn testimony of FBI agent Henrick Impola, which came as part of the ongoing trial of three men who are accused, along with eleven others, of plotting to kidnap the Michigan Governor. The alleged plot to kidnap Whitmer was “busted” less than a...
  • Whitmer Administration Used ‘Calculated’ Scheme To Hide Sensitive Email From the Public, Lawsuit Says

    08/30/2023 11:57:18 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 12 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | August 29, 2023 | Meghan Blonder
    A consultant for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D., Mich.) used a coded message in a "calculated" effort to "conceal" from the public record sensitive communications regarding the administration's response to a local water crisis in Michigan, according to a lawsuit. Michigan energy department consultant Andy Leavitt in September 2021 emailed a top adviser to Whitmer to express "some major red flags" with the administration's response to a lead water crisis in southwestern Michigan, which Leavitt compared to a similar crisis in Flint, Michigan. But Leavitt's initial message was not written in English—the consultant used letters in the Greek alphabet in place...

    08/21/2023 10:54:55 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 18 replies
    OUTKICK ^ | August 21, 2023, 1:36 pm | DAVID HOOKSTEAD
    Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh reportedly will be suspended by the program following self-imposed sanctions. Harbaugh had been facing a four-game suspension from the NCAA, but negotiations collapsed seemingly at the 11th hour. It now appears UM will attempt to cut off the NCAA Committee on Infractions before it can get involved. The program will suspend Harbaugh for all three non-conference games, according to multiple Monday afternoon reports. No official announcement has come from the university. If the reported suspension decision holds, Harbaugh will miss games against East Carolina, UNLV and Bowling Green, and the star coach will then return...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Michigan community leads fightback against Chinese takeover of US agriculture as Beijing-backed companies now own $2bn of American farmland, with more acreage than Bill Gates (Gotion)

    08/13/2023 4:03:08 PM PDT · by Libloather · 26 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 8/13/23 | Miles Dilworth
    A rural community in Michigan has hailed a 'huge victory' after a Chinese-owned industrial firm backed out of buying local farmland. Residents of the idyllic Green Charter Township, around 50 miles east of Lake Michigan, say they were 'bullied' into accepting the takeover, but refused to do so. Gotion, a company that 'pledges allegiance' to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), did, however, complete the purchase of 260 acres of derelict industrial land in the township and 10 acres of disused farmland last week. It comes as data shows Chinese firms now own more than $2billion worth of US farmland, up...