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Michigan Republicans Sound Off as Gretchen Whitmer Denigrates Truckers’ ‘Freedom Convoy’

Michigan Republicans are refusing to stay silent about backing Canadian truckers protesting strict vaccine mandates on the Ambassador Bridge between Canada and Detroit. Comments from the GOP were the opposite of Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s, the Democrat who deemed the “Freedom Convoy” an “illegal blockade,” Fox News reported Saturday. “Vaccine mandates are going to cripple…

Michigan Nursing Homes Undercounted COVID-19 Deaths By 42%, Auditor General Report Reveals

Nursing homes in Michigan undercounted the number of their residents who died of COVID-19 between the beginning of the pandemic and July 2021 by more than 40%, according to a report issued by the state’s Auditor General.Michigan nursing homes self-reported to the state Department of Health and Human Services 5,675 resident deaths due to COVID-19…

Amid Omicron Wave, Some Democrats Change Tune On Mandates And Lockdowns

Democratic solidarity on COVID-19 policy is beginning to break.President Joe Biden laid out his administration’s response to the Omicron variant last week as new cases surge in many parts of the country and some Americans panic about an uncertain future. But unlike during previous waves, more and more Democrats are saying no to new lockdowns…

Report: Wisconsin, Michigan Among Eight Governor Races Shifting Toward Republicans

Republicans are seeing improved prospects in eight states’ gubernatorial contests next year, according to the Cook Political Report. The nonpartisan outlet, which analyzes elections and is often used as a resource among campaigns, updated its ratings for 11 gubernatorial races this week and moved eight in a favorable direction for Republicans, while shifting three toward…

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Requests $300 Million for School Coronavirus Testing

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration announced Tuesday it is asking the state legislature to allot “$300 million in federal pandemic rescue funding” for school coronavirus testing, the Associated Press reported. The federal rescue pandemic funds are from March’s relief law, which was passed by Congress and signed into law by President Joe Biden. “It is…

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Faces Hospital Crisis: 85% of Inpatient and ICU Beds Occupied...

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) faces a statewide hospital crowding crisis as roughly 85 percent of both Michigan’s inpatient and intensive care unit (ICU) hospital beds were occupied at the time of the state’s latest PPE and Bed Tracking data release. Of the states 22,745 inpatient hospital beds, 19,233 were occupied, accounting for 84.5 percent…

Military to Assist Michigan with Coronavirus Surge After Gov. Whitmer Seeks Help

The federal government plans to send 44 military medical workers to Michigan to assist hospitals treating coronavirus patients during a fourth surge that has become the worst in the nation, according to state health officials. “It also will open beds at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Detroit for transfers. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer sought the assistance at…

Biden Mulls Shutting Down Pipeline That Supplies Energy To Midwest

The Biden administration is reviewing the possible ramifications of shutting down a key pipeline transporting crude oil and natural gas from Canada to Michigan. “We have a state in Michigan that uses the most residential propane in the nation,” said Jason Hayes, the director of environmental policy for the Mackinac Center for Public Policy. “And…

Whitmer Accepts Campaign Donations From Over 40 Individuals Who Gave More Than Legal Amount

Michigan Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has accepted over $550,000 in superfluous donations, according to the Detroit News.Whitmer, who is running for reelection in 2022, has received more than $4 million in excess campaign donations. This includes more than $550,000 over the legal limit as well as the $3.4 million she has received since July 20,…

Are the FBI creating crimes that they then solve to justify their own existence?

The statements, views and opinions expressed in this column are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of this site. This site does not give financial, investment or medical advice. New Evidence of FBI Involvement in the 1/6 Protest — With Darren Beattie, Who Broke the Story When former Trump speechwriter…

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