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RESULTS OF M.A.P.S CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE

Michigan Patriots,

The results of the M.A.P.S Candidate Questionnaire is BELOW

The Purpose of the M.A.P.S. Candidate Questionnaire Project is:

1. Provide a tool to help tea party movement adherents determine a Constitutional Conservative Candidate with character who is worthy of their time and money.
2. To encourage involvement BEFORE the Primary (and after) for the Constitutional Conservative Candidate with character, of choice.
The liberal progressives are working hard, we need to work harder in support of our candidates!

M.A.P.S IS NOT AN ENDORSEMENT OF CANDIDATES RATHER A TOOL FOR YOU TO USE TO MAKE YOUR OWN CHOICE

Don’t see your candidate?
Any local, state or national Michigan candidate for office who wishes to fill out a Questionnaire may e-mail us at grassrootsinmi@gmail.com and we will be happy to send a questionnaire

We will continue to send out the results of the M.A.P.S. Candidate Questionnaires as we receive them from candidates

REMEMBER: THE BEST WAY TO GET TO KNOW ANY CANDIDATE IS TO MAKE CONTACT WITH THEM!

Additional sources of research when deciding on supporting a candidate:

Michigan Votes http://www.michiganvotes.org/

Right to Life of Michigan http://www.rtl.org/#

Open Congress http://www.opencongress.org/

On the Issues http://www.ontheissues.org/default.htm

Russell Kirk – Ten Conservative Principals http://www.kirkcenter.org/kirk/ten-principles.html

The Russell Kirk Center for Cultural Renewal is a nonprofit educational institute based in Mecosta, Michigan, home of the American writer and thinker Russell Kirk (1918–1994).

Click here for the M.A.P.S CANDIDATE QUESTIONNAIRE

M.A.P.S. Candidate Questionnaire Results

Click on the Candidate Name

Bill Schuette Candidate for Attorney General
Tom Stillings Candidate for 1st District House Congressional Seat
Michael Ennis Candidate for 9th District State Senate
Lori Levi Candidate for 21st District State House of Representatives
Michael Shmina Candidate for 32nd District State House of Representatives
Jeff Hall Candidate for 67th District State House of Representatives
Tricia Opper Candidate for 67th District State House of Representatives
Laurie Raines Candidate for 71st District State House of Representatives

FOR MICHIGAN AND AMERICA!

M.A.P.S is coming….Are YOU Ready?

M A P S

Introducing M.A.P.S…

Dear Fellow Patriot and Constitutional Conservative:

As you know, we need to ensure that Constitutional Conservatives get elected this November so that we can end the Bailout, TARP, Porkulus, Obamacare madness both in Washington and in our own backyard!
As the TEA Party Movement grows and matures, more citizen activists are asking for concrete ways that they can put their energies to work for candidates who will carry their message of constitutionally limited government and fiscal responsibility to Washington, Lansing, county seats, city halls, even school boards. With so many seats up for grabs this year, knowing where to donate time and resources can be overwhelming!

To address this growing need for action-oriented opportunities which will put lead on the proverbial target to stem the tide of the job-killing, freedom-threatening, Obama/Pelosi/Reid agenda both locally and nationally, Grassroots in Michigan and the Lansing, MI TEA Party are pleased to announce the launch of the Mobile Action Patriot Strikeforce, or M.A.P.S.

Time: May 13, 2010 from 7pm to 9pm
Location: Community Faith Church
Street: 2495 North Cedar Street (behind Krogers)
City/Town: Holt, MI 48842

As the TEA Party Movement has never been “one-size-fits-all,” some TEA Party activists may choose to engage directly with their local political party, while others may choose to work directly with specific campaigns. M.A.P.S provides a unique opportunity for Constitutional Conservative grassroots activists to come together, as folks did to elect Scott Brown,to provide a manpower boost when and where it is most needed. In doing so, we insure that our principles and values are being advanced in the places that matter most.

Don’t wait!

There’s much work to be done between now and November and the stakes have never been higher.Sign up today at Grassroots in Michigan

We know we want to Take Michigan Back! We also know how to get there from here. We’ve got our M.A.P.S! Now it’s time to roll! Don’t miss out on the fun.

Please join us!

Tea Party News and Pictures


34% Say They Or Someone Close To Them Part of Tea Party Movement

Twenty-four percent (24%) of U.S. voters now say they consider themselves a part of the Tea Party movement, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey. That’s an eight-point increase from 16% a month ago. …..TO READ THE REST OF THE ARTICLE CLICK HERE

Sights and Sounds of a Lansing Tea Party Video

TAX DAY TEA PARTY AT YOUR STATE CAPITOL!

When:April 15, 2010 Noon-2:00pm
Where:State Capital Building 100 N.Capitol Ave,Lansing, MI

April 15th marks the day when many Americans pay more than their fair share in taxes. Grass roots patriots in Michigan will join thousands across the state of Michigan and the nation to voice our opposition to big government and spending that has pushed the federal deficit to record levels as part of the continuing movement of nationwide “Tea Parties.”

The protest is one of hundreds to be held at the same time in cities and towns all across Michigan and the United States. Tea parties will also be held in Chicago, Washington, Atlanta, Anchorage, Honolulu, Phoenix, Sacramento, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Fort Worth, San Diego, Portland, Ore., and at hundreds of other locations.

Joan Fabiano of Grassroots in Michigan says, “As Michiganders we have seen the results of progressive tax and spend policies. After eight years Michigan is in shambles. Unemployment is at almost 15%, the Car Capitol of the World has seen a government take over of GM, jobs evaporate, foreclosures rise and families leave.”

Fabiano, goes on to say,” 2010 is the year that We the People will “Take Michigan Back” from the politicians and progressive policies that have brought Michigan down a road towards ruin and economic destruction.”

BE THERE!
BRING YOUR STATE OF MICHIGAN FLAG

Just in..Bernanke Warns of Dangers Posed by Deficit

Bernanke on the topic of deficits and government spending: “To avoid large and unsustainable budget deficits, the nation will ultimately have to choose among higher taxes, modifications to entitlement programs such as Social Security and Medicare, less spending on everything else from education to defense, or some combination of the above”. Republicans are opposed to raising taxes, and democrats are loathe cut cut entitlement programs, the combination of which help to explain why our country has such massive debt problems……

Michigan Tea Party Organizer to Join Tea Party ExpressIII “Vote Them Tour”

Exciting News! I have been invited to be on the Michigan leg of the Tea Party Express “Vote Them Out” Tour! The Michigan leg of the tour is April 8-11, and the bus will be coming to Ironwood, Escanaba, Sault Sainte Marie, Traverse City Grand Rapids, Lansing and Detroit. This is a tremendous opportunity to the bring Grassroots in Michigan’s message of “Take Michigan Back” to Michiganders across the state!

Besides being a speaker,I will be on the Tea Party Express bus doing a daily blog as well as other social networking activities such as Face Book,Search for “Grassroots in Michigan” on Twitter and MIgrassroots look for #mitcot and #TPEXMI hashtags and right here on Grassroots in Michigan.com

MI SovereigntyOur own Michigan Sovereignty logo is displayed on the Tea Party Express main page under “Sponsors” with a “click the graphic” link to our Grassroots in Michigan.com site! P.S. Michigan Sovereignty Logo t-shirts and gear available soon, e-mail grassrootsinMI@gmail.com if you are interested

On the “About” page under “Special Guests” my name Joan Fabiano is live link to our Grassroots in Michigan Ning site and interest in our group is already growing!

Please help to get the word out! A printable Flier for distribution with all Michigan Rally information can be found by CLICKING THE FLIER PICTURE

LET’S HAVE A BIG MICHIGAN TURN OUT! The leftist are out in full force to prevent our 1st Amendment Rights! Andrew Breitbart describes the attempt by leftists to prevent people from coming to the Stop Harry Reid kick off Tea Party Express Rally and throwing eggs at the bus!

Hope to meet you at one of the rallies!

“Official Announcement”

Joan Fabiano, activist and Tea Party organizer will join the Michigan leg of the Tea Party Express III “Vote Them Out” Tour. Fabiano is a retired General Motors employee and United Auto Workers Union member now running a small business part-time. She has lived in the state of Michigan, once considered the automotive capital of the world, throughout her life.

Ms. Fabiano has been an active citizen, engaging in the political process both online as a blogger and on the grassroots level within Michigan. She is among the “pioneers” of the tea party movement, having organized the event held at the State Capitol on February 27, 2009, which occurred simultaneously with those in 40 other cities. Soon after she founded the citizen activist group, Grassroots in Michigan.

Tea Party Express Coordinator, Joe Wierzbicki, extended the invitation to Fabiano, “We were inspired and impressed by Joan’s passion, her diligence and determined efforts to return our country and her state to a Constitutional government. We are happy to have her join our family here on the Tea Party Express bus for our tour through Michigan.”

Joan Fabiano of Grassroots in Michigan says, “I am grateful for the opportunity to meet more of my fellow Michiganders and to introduce them to Grassroots in Michigan’s latest project “Take Michigan Back”. We are reclaiming our rights from the politicians and progressive policies that have brought Michigan down a road towards ruin and economic destruction.”
Fabiano goes on to say, “Not only are we going “Vote Them Out”, but we will replace them with men and women who know that serving is a civic duty and who will govern according to the Constitutions of Michigan and the United States.”

About Grassroots in Michigan

Grassroots in Michigan’s mission is to promote with principals and transparency, a return to Constitutional government as originally intended by the Founders, as the most effective avenue to encourage public policy that promotes personal responsibility, individual liberty, limited government, and free markets.

Grassroots in Michigan has organized “Tea Parties” rallies and protests at the State Capitol and at Senator Debbie Stabenow’s East Lansing office. Organizer, Joan Fabiano appeared on Fox Business News with Charles Payne. Additionally, Grassroots in Michigan has received coverage from Michigan TV affiliates, WILX, WLAJ, and WSYM and others. In the Lansing State Journal, the Detroit Free Press, and various other Michigan and national newspapers, and on radio stations WOOD, WJR, WJIM, and others.

We Have Not Yet Begun to Fight

Kill or NULLIFY the Health Care Bill Rally THIS Sunday March 21


Nullify Health Care Flash Rally-Protest


Time: This Sunday, March 21, 2010 from 2pm to 3:30pm
Location: Capitol Ave in front of the State Capitol
Street: 100 N. Capitol Ave
City/Town: Lansing

The US Congress is poised to “deem and pass” one of, if not the most damaging bill in US history. They are doing this despite the fact that an overwhelming majority of Americans are against it.

WASHINGTON IS NOT LISTENING TO US

It’s time to put pressure on our elected officials in Michigan!

If there is no way to kill this bill, then Michigan needs to exert its 10th Amendment Sovereignty and

NULLIFY this bill!

A number of states, like Idaho, are passing provisions that would either prohibit it from becoming a law in their state, or would require the state to file a suit.

Michigan has such a provision. House Joint Resolution, HJR YY introduced by Rep. Opsommer, that is in the Judiciary Committee.
Click to Learn More About HJR YY

This Joint Resolution would amend Michigan’s Constitution to create a Federalism Committee charged with monitoring and reviewing federal laws and mandates to determine if they violate the Michigan Constitution or if they violate such areas as the 9th and 10th Amendments of the US Constitution. Federalism Commission determines a violation exists, the law will provide for an expedited process for the commission to then push appropriate legislation to the floor to nullify.

Rep. Paul Opsommer will be joining us!

**BRING SIGNS, STATE FLAG!**


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