The little GOP recall that could – recalling anti-teacher, anti-union Rep. Paul Scott

In what can only be called a nail-biter last night (see my liveblog HERE to see what I mean), the effort to recall anti-teacher, anti-union Republican Rep. Paul Scott from Grand Blanc was successful last night. After all of the votes were counted, Scott was recalled by a margin of only 197 votes – 50.4% […]

Paul Scott Recalled !! (Update 4)

While we wait for news about the Paul Scott recall, here is a reminder that every vote counts. CITY OF CLIO COMMISSION MEMBER VOTE FOR 3 (WITH 1 OF 1 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Duane E. Mosher . . . . . . . . 99 24.57 Robert Smith . . . . . . . . […]

Following the money: who wants Paul Scott’s recall to fail – Michelle Rhee, the DeVos family, and beyond

Bumped for Election Day! – Eclectablog You can tell a great deal about a given situation, as they say, by following the money. As anti-union, anti-teacher Republican state Rep. Paul Scott faces the voters of his district in a recall election tomorrow, it’s useful to see who has been pouring money into his coffers for […]

The Paul Scott recall effort NEEDS YOUR HELP!!!

Okay, folks, it’s crunch time. The election that may well lead to the expulsion of anti-teacher, anti-union Republican Paul Scott is next week. (Details of his epic struggle to avoid this recall are HERE.) His side of the effort is spending lotsa money on yard signs, robocalls, and deceptive radio ads. Hell, he has the […]

Michigan Supreme Ct. to GOP Rep. Paul Scott: “Strike three, you’re out!” Recall is STILL on!

After going to the Michigan Supreme Court well for a third time, GOP Representative Paul Scott has been smacked down a third and final time. The Supreme Court ruled today that Paul Scott’s recall WILL go forward. The Michigan Supreme Court says it will not stop or postpone a recall election targeting a state lawmaker. […]

Gov. Snyder & Att. Gen. Schuette involvement in Paul Scott recall is “clumsy and nakedly partisan”

As if it weren’t a big enough travesty that Rep. Paul Scott is asking the state Supreme Court to reconsider their ruling that his recall go on. Now Governor Rick Snyder & Attorney General Bill Schuette are sticking their noses into the matter. Gov. Rick Snyder and Attorney General Bill Schuette filed requests with the […]

Rep. Paul Scott re-appeals to the Supreme Court, says he’s caused too much confusion for recall to continue

Oh, this is freaking rich. Lawyers for state Rep. Paul Scott, a Republican from Grand Blanc, will ask the Michigan Supreme Court to reconsider its surprise ruling Thursday to give the green light to a Nov. 8 recall election targeting Scott. ~SNIP~ The on-again, off-again nature of the recall, which had been ordered to a […]

The People’s News 8/2/11

Here are today’s top news stories…   LSJ: Michi­gan wel­fare recip­i­ents brac­ing for four-year cap on ben­e­fits — But as state law­mak­ers near approv­ing a law to limit the ben­e­fit to four years, the Lans­ing sin­gle mother won­ders how she’ll pay the bills with­out the aid as she cares for her 13-year-old son and 22-year-old severely autis­tic son… […]

The People’s News 8/1/11

Here are the top news stories…   AP: Bud­get Direc­tor Ques­tions School Aid — “It’s not that I’m say­ing we need to cut the school aid fund … (but) a lot of this stuff was put in place 15, 20 years ago when Michi­gan looked totally dif­fer­ent,” he said dur­ing a recent inter­view with The Asso­ci­ated Press. “We […]

Top teacher/union-hating state Reps now ready to reform Michigan’s entire education system

Oh, great. Rep. Bill Rogers, the guy who sponsored two bills to diminish, threaten and punish unionized teachers (and their union) in Michigan is now heading up a group reform Michigan’s entire education system. State Rep. Bill Rogers, R-Genoa Township, is spearheading an education-reform work group he said will be “proactive instead of reactive” in […]