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  • Joe Biden Nominates Gretchen Whitmer as DNC Vice Chair

    01/15/2021 10:02:15 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 21 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/15/2021 | Kyle Morris
    President-elect Joe Biden announced Thursday he nominated Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) to serve as a vice chair of the Democratic National Committee (DNC).
  • Gretchen Whitmer Extends Michigan Restaurant Lockdown as ‘Three Week Pause’ Reaches 12 and Counting

    01/14/2021 9:26:01 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 25 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/14/2021 | Kyle Olson
    Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D-MI) extended her lockdown of Michigan restaurants Wednesday as her original “three week pause” stretched into a twelfth week. Whitmer relaxed previous orders banning group exercise classes and non-contact sports, but extended the mandated closure of in-person dining at restaurants and bars until at least February 1
  • Baraga County Officials Revolt Against State COVID Orders

    01/12/2021 3:12:40 PM PST · by Mrs. P · 19 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | January 12, 2021 | Tom Gantert
    Several Baraga County commissioners, plus the sheriff, prosecuting attorney, clerk, and treasurer of the Upper Peninsula county, have all signed a manifesto that places the state on notice that they will no longer enforce the state's COVID-19 mandates and restrictions. The declaration reads: “Since March 10, 2020, the People of the State of Michigan have endured restrictions on their freedom which have not been seen in North America since the days of King George III and the American Revolution. In the face of a worldwide pandemic our political leadership in Lansing has ignored the protections guaranteed to all America citizens...
  • The Morning Briefing: Andrew Cuomo Reminds Us That He's the Worst Ever

    01/12/2021 6:21:58 AM PST · by george76 · 4 replies
    PJ Media ^ | JAN 12, 2021 | STEPHEN KRUISER
    Andrew Cuomo — Fredo the Elder — crawled out of the cave where he spends his days pulling wings off of flies and smelts participation trophies for his handling of the pandemic in his state to remind us that he is perhaps the worst governor in America. I only said “perhaps” because who knows what Gavin Newsom will do this week? ... he has led what might be the most botched vaccine rollout in the country. Originally he had set strict rules about who would have priority to receive the vaccine, and threatened to levy fines of up to $1...
  • Michigan Gov. Whitmer signs $106M relief bill, extends COVID-19 unemployment benefits through March

    12/29/2020 4:18:30 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 4 replies
    Clickonsetroit ^ | 12/29/2020 | Derick Hutchinson
    The bipartisan relief bill includes $55 million to help small businesses that have been affected by COVID-19. Grants of up to $20,000 will be available to Michigan small businesses that need support this winter, the state announced. The relief bill also includes $3.5 million for grants of up to $40,000 each for live music and entertainment venues, according to Whitmer.
  • Michigan House Repeals Emergency Law Used by Gov. Whitmer to Decree COVID Restrictions

    12/21/2020 7:23:57 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    National File ^ | 12/21/2020 | Frank Salvato
    Michigan’s Governor, Gretchen Whitmer (D), has used every tactic at her disposal to keep the State of Michigan in an almost terminal lockdown because of the COVID virus. But the Michigan State Legislature has started to unravel the convoluted web of her authority. In an early vote Friday morning, the Michigan House of Representatives voted to repeal the Emergency Powers of the Governor Act of 1945; the legislation used by Whitmer to claim authority to use public health orders to close down her state. The 1945 Emergency Powers law authorized the governor to declare a state of emergency but it...
  • Gretchen Whitmer Lockdown Closed 32% of Michigan Businesses

    12/18/2020 10:34:16 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 25 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/18/2020 | Kyle Olson
    The ongoing coronavirus lockdowns and restrictions ordered by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) have shuttered 32 percent of Michigan businesses at least temporarily this year. Michigan was second only to Puerto Rico in the United States for closures, a territory that was hit by a 2017 hurricane and relies heavily on tourism.
  • Michigan House Votes to Repeal Law Gretchen Whitmer Used to Issue Coronavirus Orders

    12/18/2020 10:17:14 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/18/2020 | Amy Furr
    Legislation that could overturn an emergency law Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D-MI) used to issue coronavirus orders passed the Michigan House on Friday. “Senate Bill 857, sponsored by Sen. Tom Barrett, R-Charlotte, would repeal the 1945 Emergency Powers of Governor Act,” MLive.com reported.
  • Recall Whitmer

    12/15/2020 9:00:29 PM PST · by be-baw · 21 replies
    recallwhitmer.com ^ | December 15, 2020 | Vanity
    Recall Whitmer. Get involved. https://recallwhitmer.com/#locations-section
  • Whitmer says Michigan’s increased COVID-19 restrictions are working: ‘We are making progress’

    12/15/2020 4:45:14 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 29 replies
    Clickonsetroit ^ | 12/15/20200 | Derick Hutchinson
    LANSING, Mich. – Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer believes the state’s stricter COVID-19 rules, which were extended into next week, are successfully slowing the spread of the virus.
  • Gretchen Whitmer Administration Launches Investigation into Michigan House over Coronavirus ‘Violations

    12/08/2020 2:17:23 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/08/2020 | Kyle Morris
    Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration launched an investigation Tuesday into the Michigan House of Representatives over alleged coronavirus workplace “violations.” The Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) told the Detroit Free Press that the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) “received an employee complaint and initiated an investigation.
  • Gretchen Whitmer Extends Michigan Lockdown by 12 Days

    12/07/2020 1:13:10 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 44 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/07/2020 | Kyle Olson
    Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer extended the three-week coronavirus “pause” on Monday by “12 days” and claimed “hope is on the horizon.” On November 15, Whitmer announced the state was regressing despite her relentless coronavirus orders and shuttered in-person dining as well as in-person learning for high schoolers.
  • Michigan: At Least We’re Not New York/California (yet) Edition

    12/07/2020 5:34:48 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 6 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 12-7-20 | MOTUS
    But with this dynamic team leading us, we won’t be far behind:Governor Gretchen’s Gals: AG Dana Nessel far left, GG and SoS Jocelyn Benson They’re all making news this week: the Gov as she’s expected to extend the state lockdown - which includes restaurant and bar closures - through Christmas as the current ban expires tomorrow.Michigan Attorney General Nessel for signaling a return of the War on Christmas in Joe Biden’s America in an ill-advised tweet (since deleted).AG Nessel and wifeyIn a now-deleted tweet, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel signaled the return of the War on Christmas after a...
  • Whitmer Nominated for Award [semi-satire]

    12/02/2020 9:05:27 AM PST · by John Semmens · 4 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 29 Nov 2020 | John Semmens
    This week, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D-Mich) was one of those nominated by Time to be its "Person of the Year." The editors praised "her pioneering efforts to transform her state from an out-dated racist republic to a vibrant authoritarian dictatorship. While there were other governors who similarly ruled with an iron fist, none were as effectively 'in-your-face' as Gov. Whitmer." Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) was also nominated, but is not expected to make the final cut because "his state's legislature is not trying to impeach him. " Self-proclaimed Gov. Stacey Abrams (D-GA) also received a nomination, but is not favored...
  • Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Nominated for Time ‘Person of the Year’

    11/27/2020 2:14:08 AM PST · by MarvinStinson · 32 replies
    breitbart ^ | 25 Nov 2020 | KYLE OLSON
    Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) has been nominated to be Time magazine’s “Person of the Year.” The magazine published the list on Wednesday. Whitmer is in the running with: Netflix Co-CEO Ted Sarandos Rapper Kanye West Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai Pope Francis Singer Billie Eilish Dr. Anthony Fauci Prince Harry Artist Megan Thee Stallion Vice President Mike Pence Global warming activist Greta Thunberg, who won in 2019 Artist Bad Bunny Black Lives Matter activists House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) Former Vice President Joe Biden Failed Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams New York...
  • Crackpot COVID Cures [semi-satire]

    11/24/2020 8:25:28 AM PST · by John Semmens · 1 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 22 Nov 2020 | John Semmens
    In response to the perceived "second wave" of COVID-19 cases, various luminaries are advancing lame ideas for dealing with it. Though the largest controlled study of masks found no significant differences in COVID infection rates between those who did and didn't wear masks, media proclaimed President-Elect Joe Biden recommends "that everyone wear a mask until my inauguration. This is the surest way to guarantee that there will be enough survivors for me to govern when I'm president." Biden dismissed contentions that the type of masks that almost everyone has been wearing offer little to no protection, saying "I know that's...
  • 'Impeach Gretchen Whitmer' Petition Gains Support as Michigan Braces for COVID, Election Battles

    11/22/2020 10:50:44 AM PST · by libstripper · 12 replies
    Newsweek, via MSN ^ | Nov. 22, 2020 | Mili Godio
    A petition calling for the impeachment of Democratic Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has gained traction in recent days. The renewed activity with the Change.org petition, created months ago, follows Republican lawmakers introducing articles of impeachment on Thursday over Whitmer's handling of the coronavirus pandemic, and ahead of Michigan's Board of State Canvassers meeting Monday to decide whether to certify the presidential election—a normally little-noticed process now under intense scrutiny amid claims of election fraud by President Donald Trump and state Republicans.
  • Video: MI canvasser talks on threats made to her...

    11/21/2020 5:18:32 AM PST · by chrisnj · 38 replies
    youtube ^ | 11/21/2020 | Chrisnj
    Please watch this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGiN_JWv7WI
  • Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer faces possible impeachment proceedings for 'corrupt conduct

    11/19/2020 3:38:22 AM PST · by where's_the_Outrage? · 16 replies
    Fox News ^ | Nov 19, 2020 | Caitlin McFall
    Three Republican members of Michigan’s House of Representatives introduced a resolution for impeachment against Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Wednesday, following the state’s plan to enforce new coronavirus-related restrictions. “The four articles of impeachment against Gov. Whitmer include failing to respect the separation of powers by exercising power granted to the legislative branch, violating the constitutional rights of the people of Michigan, issuing executive orders against the interests of the people and state, and using state resources to reward political allies,” he added..... “We’re not the party that impeaches someone because we’re upset with policies that they’ve enacted,” he told local...
  • ‘Whoa, I’m A Ghost, Living In A Ghost Town’

    11/17/2020 4:43:24 AM PST · by NOBO2012
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 11-17-20 | MOTUS
    I have lots to do before heading off to the surgery center for Raj’s knee replacement so I leave you with a song in honor of Governor Gretch’s re-imposition of the statewide shutdown as of tomorrow.It’s a newish Stones song released earlier this year that captures the current cootie zeitgeist. Welcome to Living In A Ghost town 2.0. And be prepared for many, many subsequent updates unless we the people reclaim our freedom and demand the right to determine for ourselves whether we wish to wear motorcycle helmets or not. Whoa, oh, whoa, ohI'm a ghost Living in a ghost...