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Republican control is destined to fail

This week, President Barack Obama used his executive authority to prevent the deportation on millions of undocumented immigrants. It should come as no surprise that Republicans do not support this action and have added it to a growing list of complaints about how the president and congressional Democrats do business. Unfortunately for Republicans, these complaints … Continue Reading →

Kathy Hoekstra Michigan's coming welfare reform could have real teeth

A bill sent to Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder this week could, if well-executed, go a long way in helping some folks off the government’s dime and gain rewarding life experience in the process. Senate Bill 276 allows eligible welfare recipients to perform community service in order to collect cash benefits as part of the state’s … Continue Reading →