Has Todd Courser set his sights on Candice Miller? 2013

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Has Todd Courser set his sights on Candice Miller? 2013

Post by Admin on Sun Sep 15, 2013 6:01 am

2013 2013 2013 <span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/--9N1Wo0HgwA/UjNf2dZA0AI/AAAAAAAAHhE/y1cJZKYFR8k/s1600/untitled+(38).png" imageanchor="1" style="clear: left; float: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="200" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/--9N1Wo0HgwA/UjNf2dZA0AI/AAAAAAAAHhE/y1cJZKYFR8k/s200/untitled+(38).png" width="200" /></a></div><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">Todd Courser is an interesting character within the inner circle of Michigan Republican politics.<o:p></o:p></span></span></span></div><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">A tea party loyalist, the Lapeer lawyer&nbsp;unsuccessfully ran for state House, state Senate and State Board of Education within a 2-year span, 2008-10. <o:p></o:p></span></span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><br /><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">Yet, he shook the GOP establishment to its core by nearly defeating party Chairman Bobby Schostak in his bid for re-election at the 2013&nbsp;state convention.<o:p></o:p></span></span></span></div><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">Now, Courser is mentioned as a possible tea party candidate to run for governor, lieutenant governor, Congress or to make another bid for the Legislature or Board of Education.<o:p></o:p></span></span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">But in <a href="http://www.toddcourser.com/who_is_primarying_the_governor" target="_blank">an email</a> he sent on Thursday to&nbsp;party activists, it sounded like Courser may have his eye on challenging Macomb County’s own Candice Miller in the 2014 House races.<o:p></o:p></span></span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><br /><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">Courser was so harsh in his Sept. 11 email criticism of Miller, a Harrison Township Republican, that he later had to backpedal and make some corrections to his portrayal of the congresswoman’s voting record. Blowback from Miller's staff and supporters&nbsp;sparked the clarifications.<o:p></o:p></span></span></span></div><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">Courser conceded that he wrongly stated that Miller supported the TARP and economic stimulus bills.&nbsp;Without much of an apology, he shifted gears and said Miller supported a 2009 bill that essentially blocked big bonuses for CEOs of banks that received taxpayer-funded bailouts. And the congresswoman, Courser added,&nbsp;supported&nbsp;supplemental funding for highway construction projects that were being threatened with shutdown in numerous states.</span></span></span><br /><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;"><o:p></o:p></span></span></span>&nbsp;</div><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><span lang="EN" style="color: #333333; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; letter-spacing: 0.4pt; mso-ansi-language: EN;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">“To me the argument is one of semantics, but when one is in a primary for Congress, semantics become really important,” he wrote in a follow-up email. “She voted for a stimulus bill and a TARP bill, but not ‘the’ stimulus bill or ‘the’ TARP bill. &nbsp;I should have sourced it in the original email so any confusion could have been avoided. &nbsp;Despite the confusion, my original point stands. &nbsp;There are plenty of examples of a lack of fiscal conservatism in our Republican Party from our governor to Congress.”<o:p></o:p></span></span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><br /><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span lang="EN" style="color: #333333; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; letter-spacing: 0.4pt; mso-ansi-language: EN;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">Miller's team is essentially laughing off the clumsy Courser attack. They dismiss him as a four-time loser.</span></span></span></div><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span lang="EN" style="color: #333333; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; letter-spacing: 0.4pt; mso-ansi-language: EN;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">It’s hard to imagine Candice Miller, with her long track record, losing a Republican primary in a district that is essentially dominated by Macomb County voters. But the 10<sup>th</sup>District spans from Sterling Heights to the tip of the Thumb Area.<o:p></o:p></span></span></span></div><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><br /><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span lang="EN" style="color: #333333; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; letter-spacing: 0.4pt; mso-ansi-language: EN;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">Perhaps Courser’s Lapeer County base offers an opportunity to rally the northern and rural sections of the district to his side.<o:p></o:p></span></span></span></div><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> Stay tuned.</span><br /><br /><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><o:p><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;">&nbsp;</span></o:p></div><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><br> 2013 2013 2013 <br><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/--9N1Wo0HgwA/UjNf2dZA0AI/AAAAAAAAHhE/y1cJZKYFR8k/s1600/untitled+(38).png" imageanchor="1" style="clear: left; float: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="200" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/--9N1Wo0HgwA/UjNf2dZA0AI/AAAAAAAAHhE/y1cJZKYFR8k/s200/untitled+(38).png" width="200" /></a></div><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">Todd Courser is an interesting character within the inner circle of Michigan Republican politics.<o:p></o:p></span></span></span></div><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">A tea party loyalist, the Lapeer lawyer&nbsp;unsuccessfully ran for state House, state Senate and State Board of Education within a 2-year span, 2008-10. <o:p></o:p></span></span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><br /><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">Yet, he shook the GOP establishment to its core by nearly defeating party Chairman Bobby Schostak in his bid for re-election at the 2013&nbsp;state convention.<o:p></o:p></span></span></span></div><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">Now, Courser is mentioned as a possible tea party candidate to run for governor, lieutenant governor, Congress or to make another bid for the Legislature or Board of Education.<o:p></o:p></span></span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">But in <a href="http://www.toddcourser.com/who_is_primarying_the_governor" target="_blank">an email</a> he sent on Thursday to&nbsp;party activists, it sounded like Courser may have his eye on challenging Macomb County’s own Candice Miller in the 2014 House races.<o:p></o:p></span></span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><br /><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">Courser was so harsh in his Sept. 11 email criticism of Miller, a Harrison Township Republican, that he later had to backpedal and make some corrections to his portrayal of the congresswoman’s voting record. Blowback from Miller's staff and supporters&nbsp;sparked the clarifications.<o:p></o:p></span></span></span></div><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">Courser conceded that he wrongly stated that Miller supported the TARP and economic stimulus bills.&nbsp;Without much of an apology, he shifted gears and said Miller supported a 2009 bill that essentially blocked big bonuses for CEOs of banks that received taxpayer-funded bailouts. And the congresswoman, Courser added,&nbsp;supported&nbsp;supplemental funding for highway construction projects that were being threatened with shutdown in numerous states.</span></span></span><br /><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="color: black; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; mso-fareast-font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;"><o:p></o:p></span></span></span>&nbsp;</div><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><span lang="EN" style="color: #333333; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; letter-spacing: 0.4pt; mso-ansi-language: EN;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">“To me the argument is one of semantics, but when one is in a primary for Congress, semantics become really important,” he wrote in a follow-up email. “She voted for a stimulus bill and a TARP bill, but not ‘the’ stimulus bill or ‘the’ TARP bill. &nbsp;I should have sourced it in the original email so any confusion could have been avoided. &nbsp;Despite the confusion, my original point stands. &nbsp;There are plenty of examples of a lack of fiscal conservatism in our Republican Party from our governor to Congress.”<o:p></o:p></span></span></span><br /><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><br /><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span lang="EN" style="color: #333333; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; letter-spacing: 0.4pt; mso-ansi-language: EN;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">Miller's team is essentially laughing off the clumsy Courser attack. They dismiss him as a four-time loser.</span></span></span></div><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span lang="EN" style="color: #333333; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; letter-spacing: 0.4pt; mso-ansi-language: EN;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">It’s hard to imagine Candice Miller, with her long track record, losing a Republican primary in a district that is essentially dominated by Macomb County voters. But the 10<sup>th</sup>District spans from Sterling Heights to the tip of the Thumb Area.<o:p></o:p></span></span></span></div><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><br /><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span lang="EN" style="color: #333333; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; letter-spacing: 0.4pt; mso-ansi-language: EN;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: large;">Perhaps Courser’s Lapeer County base offers an opportunity to rally the northern and rural sections of the district to his side.<o:p></o:p></span></span></span></div><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> Stay tuned.</span><br /><br /><div class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><o:p><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;">&nbsp;</span></o:p></div><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: large;"> </span><br>2013 2013 2013 <br> <a href="http://www.matrixar.com/" title="Matrix ">المصفوفة : أجمل الخلفيات والصور</a>

Admin
Admin

Posts : 64122
Join date : 2013-02-22

View user profile http://prowebsites1.forumaroc.net

Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum