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State of the State Address 2020: Anyone Watching?

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State of the State Address 2020: Anyone Watching?

Post by TheForce » Wed Jan 29, 2020 6:59 pm

I'll be interested to hear what Governor Whitmer has to say about fixing the damn roads. Got PBS on now...



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Re: State of the State Address 2020: Anyone Watching?

Post by Matt » Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:22 pm

She's making a STRONG case for a recall. Most Michiganders think the state has enough money for road construction. Bonds are not the answer. Where are the workers coming from?



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Re: State of the State Address 2020: Anyone Watching?

Post by Matt » Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:31 pm

Plan A was stopping her from being elected. Plan B is terminating her governorship.



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Re: State of the State Address 2020: Anyone Watching?

Post by TheForce » Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:32 pm

This is very underwhelming. Just bonds? It's gonna take a lot more than bonds to fix our shitty roads.



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Re: State of the State Address 2020: Anyone Watching?

Post by audiophile » Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:47 pm

It takes brains and brawn to fix our roads. She has neither.


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Re: State of the State Address 2020: Anyone Watching?

Post by Y M Ionhere » Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:51 pm

Ive always thought she was short on ideas and details but big on kissing ass.
My mind hasnt changed.
But she looked pretty good tonight. Shes aging well so far.



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Re: State of the State Address 2020: Anyone Watching?

Post by audiophile » Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:58 pm

She uses industrial strength makeup.


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Re: State of the State Address 2020: Anyone Watching?

Post by Rate This » Wed Jan 29, 2020 9:15 pm

Matt wrote:
Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:22 pm
She's making a STRONG case for a recall. Most Michiganders think the state has enough money for road construction. Bonds are not the answer. Where are the workers coming from?
Do we even have the ability to do a recall? I know California can... but Michigan?



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Re: State of the State Address 2020: Anyone Watching?

Post by audiophile » Thu Jan 30, 2020 5:16 am

She was bragging about welfare rolls. What a dumb thing to say. How about instead giving money away hire more people to fix roads.

Seems like she has money for all kinds of pet projects, but then we need bonds for roads. :red


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Re: State of the State Address 2020: Anyone Watching?

Post by Matt » Thu Jan 30, 2020 5:34 am

Rate This wrote:
Wed Jan 29, 2020 9:15 pm
Matt wrote:
Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:22 pm
She's making a STRONG case for a recall. Most Michiganders think the state has enough money for road construction. Bonds are not the answer. Where are the workers coming from?
Do we even have the ability to do a recall? I know California can... but Michigan?
I would say there is an ability to pull off a recall, but is there a will? The correct place to remove this incompetent failure is at the ballot box in 2022.
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She was bragging about welfare rolls. What a dumb thing to say. How about instead giving money away hire more people to fix roads.

Seems like she has money for all kinds of pet projects, but then we need bonds for roads. :red
Here's the poll results I cited yesterday: https://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/ ... 567549002/
Michigan's likely voters ranked roads and bridges as one of the biggest issues facing the state, but a majority said state leaders already have enough money to fix the crumbling infrastructure, according to a new poll.

Nearly half of those polled in the Jan. 14-18 survey said they would be more likely to support an increase to road revenue if the administration of that money was entrusted to local governments rather than state government, according to the poll of 600 likely voters by Glengariff Group for the Detroit Regional Chamber.
Of the 600 individuals polled, nearly 30% said their city or township would be best trusted to spend any new road revenue. Another 30% trusted county government and another 23% trusted state government.
Count me amongst the 70% that don't trust a city or township to spend the money correctly. Christopher Taylor would redirect the money to bike lanes or climate change.



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Re: State of the State Address 2020: Anyone Watching?

Post by Matt » Thu Jan 30, 2020 5:38 am

I'll also add, in what world does it make sense, after a decade of responsible debt servicing, to take on MORE debt for the state? Where are the workers coming from, and more importantly, can we trust that the workers will actually use the correct materials?



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Re: State of the State Address 2020: Anyone Watching?

Post by audiophile » Thu Jan 30, 2020 5:42 am

She is Gimme Jimmy 2.0


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Re: State of the State Address 2020: Anyone Watching?

Post by MasterB » Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:30 pm

Bonds what a joke to fix the roads Michigan has the money to fix the damn road use that Whitmer bonds are a no go. I hope there will be a strong challenger in 2022 Whitmer isn't getting recalled.


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Re: State of the State Address 2020: Anyone Watching?

Post by Rate This » Thu Jan 30, 2020 8:09 pm

MasterB wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:30 pm
Bonds what a joke to fix the roads Michigan has the money to fix the damn road use that Whitmer bonds are a no go. I hope there will be a strong challenger in 2022 Whitmer isn't getting recalled.
Actually the Whitmer bonds need nobody’s approval so they are very much a go. Too bad.



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Re: State of the State Address 2020: Anyone Watching?

Post by TheForce » Fri Jan 31, 2020 11:32 am

Anyone hear what the value of these bonds are?



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