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Episode 534: Exclusive Guest: Flint City Councilman Eric Mays on Flint's Toxic Lead Filled Water

What exactly is going on with the Toxic Water Situation in Flint, Michigan?

Flint City Councilman Eric Mays visited Independent Underground Radio LIVE and gave the real details on why in a State Surrounded by plenty of H20 with five Great Lakes, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and the failed Emergency Manager Law is one of the reasons why the People of Flint are facing this water health crisis situation.

Listen into this entire show at this link!!!

Posted by LovingA2andMI | Wed Oct 7, 2015, 02:26 AM (0 replies)

Evidence justifies expulsion for Michigan Reps. Courser and Gamrat, says committee chair

Source: MLive Politics

LANSING, MI — The case against embattled Michigan Reps. Todd Courser and Cindy Gamrat is strong enough to kick both out of office, according to the chair of a committee that may decide their political fate.

"I believe that the evidence is sufficient to justify expulsion for both members," Rep. Ed McBroom, R-Vulcan, said Wednesday evening.

Courser and Garmat, tea party Republicans from Lapeer and Plainwell, are accused of engaging in misconduct and misusing taxpayer resources to hide their extra-marital affair.

Both lawmakers have accepted key findings of the report -- admitting some wrongdoing -- but have asked their colleagues to censure rather than expel them.

McBroom introduced four separate resolutions on Wednesday afternoon to either expel or censure Courser or Gamrat. The select committee, formed to consider their qualification to remain in office, is likely to consider them Thursday.

"I expect to have some discussion with members in the committee and see where they're leaning, what their pleasure is and what they want to do next," McBroom said.

Brock Swartzle, in his capacity as general counsel for the Michigan House, has recommended that lawmakers expel Courser but censure Garmat, describing her as an accomplice to some misconduct but a principal actor in other instances.

McBroom indicated a belief that her actions still warrant expulsion, but it's up to committee members and the full House to decide. Expelling a member would require a 2/3 supermajority on the floor.

Read more: http://www.mlive.com/lansing-news/index.ssf/2015/09/evidence_justifies_expulsion_f.html#incart_river

And now onto the 2/3rd Vote of the Michigan House. Cindy and Todd MUST Get the He** Out Of OUR HOUSE!!! The Last State Representative or State Senator removed from office was another REPUBLICAN, David Jaye in 2001 and only three State Legislators in Michigan's Government history -- have been Expelled.
Posted by LovingA2andMI | Thu Sep 10, 2015, 11:42 AM (9 replies)

Go To Jail, Go Directly To Jail, Do Not Pass Go or Pay $200 --- The Story of Kim Davis.

Excuse moi as a slight rant will take place here. Can we have EVERYONE take a course in High School Civics?

As one of many Public Elected Officials (in a really small office -- here withstanding) this madness must STOP.

Right Here! Pull over the Clown Car and Jump Out.

No Public Elected Official has ANY rights to pick and choose laws they will abide by, PERIOD. END OF STORY. DONE|.


FIRST the Supremacy Clause: Article 6 -- U.S. Constitution which reads as follows:

Signed in convention September 17, 1787. Ratified June 21, 1788.

All Debts contracted and Engagements entered into, before the Adoption of this Constitution, shall be as valid against the United States under this Constitution, as under the Confederation.

This Constitution, and the Laws of the United States which shall be made in Pursuance thereof; and all Treaties made, or which shall be made, under the Authority of the United States, shall be the supreme Law of the Land; and the Judges in every State shall be bound thereby, any Thing in the Constitution or Laws of any State to the Contrary notwithstanding.

The Senators and Representatives before mentioned, and the Members of the several State Legislatures, and all executive and judicial Officers, both of the United States and of the several States, shall be bound by Oath or Affirmation, to support this Constitution; but no religious Test shall ever be required as a Qualification to any Office or public Trust under the United States."

Some words in particular are highlighted above....."Religious Test".

There is no Religious Test required to be a public official, it is expected and required a public official to do their duty or execute their duty. Even the "So Help Me God" phase can be removed from a Oath of Office -- if one so choose.

NEXT, the Oath of Office: Which can be different based on States or Local Versions, however the basic meanings are the same:

"I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support the Constitution of the United States and the constitution of this state, and that I will faithfully discharge the duties of the office of .......... according to the best of my ability."

And then it says in this text:
No other oath, affirmation, or any religious test shall be required as a qualification for any office or public trust

Sample from the Michigan Constitution of 1963: http://www.legislature.mi.gov/(S(mgfsv055eaidzrnqwidp5fng))/documents/mcl/pdf/mcl-constitution-xi.pdf

Kim Davis and her marry band of clueless followers have NOTHING TO STAND ON. Either she can RESIGN in PROTEST, be RECALLED from office, be FORCED to COMPLY or be REMOVED from OFFICE by a higher authority (normally a State Legislative Body) -- which has to comply with the Supremacy Clause.

That's it, that's all.

This is a simple Lesson in Civics 101. If your personal beliefs counteract an ability to do a job for citizens of your community, county, state or federal public elected office --- RESIGN, LEAVE, GET OUT.

But no Public Elected Official gets to pick and choose which Laws of our Land they will comply with and LGBT Marriage and Issuing Certificates for LGBT Couples to get married, is the Law of the Land.

Posted by LovingA2andMI | Fri Sep 4, 2015, 01:34 AM (7 replies)

Alabama Shows Just Who Are Trumps Supporters, And It's Not A Pretty Sight....

Article Shared from Daily Kos:

These are the kinds of people that we are dealing with. This is the kind of political movement Donald Trump is attempting to build. We cannot allow it to succeed.

This was not an isolated incident. It was yelled out multiple times by people in the crowd, repeatedly, you can check for yourself by re-watching the rally, or by glancing through comment threads from websites where people were watching the rally and searching for the term "white power". For example:

Anonymous 21 August 2015, 16:52
Anonymous 21 August 2015, 16:57

Anonymous 21 August 2015, 16:28
Anonymous 21 August 2015, 16:45
It's the third or fourth time I've heard it

Washington Post reporter Dave Weigel, who is shadowing the campaign sarcastically noted this morning that his interviews with citizens of Alabama are “going well so far,” with a local farmer telling him: “You probably think we’re prejudiced, but my whole life we had n***rs work for us in the field. And they were n**rs. My daddy called them n**rs. I’m not ignorant. That’s just the way I was raised. There’s black people and there’s n***rs. You live around here, you know the difference.”


So wonder how this guy felt when the racist epithet was yelled multiple times at the Rally.....

Oh, never mind as he was likely P-A-I-D to be there anyway.....

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Posted by LovingA2andMI | Sat Aug 22, 2015, 01:03 PM (4 replies)

Former POTUS Jimmy Carter Prognosis/Praying for POTUS Carter

Former POTUS Jimmy Carter's Cancer is Melanoma (a Skin Cancer) that Spread to his Liver and Brain. POTUS Carter had the Cancer from his removed from his Liver by surgery on August 3.

The Cancer in POTUS Carter Brain his now known to be Four Small Spots. He will have Radiation Treatment and a IV Injection to treat the Cancer.

POTUS Carter will step back from normal activities with The Carter Center and his Grandson Jason Carter will take over as Chairman of the Center. Also, POTUS Carter will step back from his full duties as Professor at Emory University.

"I've lived a full life, I have had the joy of friends, I was surprisingly at ease. I'm at ease at whatever comes as I depend on my Faith. I'm looking forward to a new adventure," President Carter.

OUR comment From Independent Underground News & Talk

FIRST: Praying for POTUS Jimmy Carter.....


P.S.: Sarcasm based, "Smart" or otherwise unnecessary comments outside of offering Prayers, Good Wishes, Thoughts on POTUS Carter or his Cancer will be removed from this thread. This is a serious battle POTUS Carter and his Family is facing and as Democrats, he should have our 150% support.
Posted by LovingA2andMI | Thu Aug 20, 2015, 10:50 AM (46 replies)

Op/Ed: The Bernie Sanders, Martin O' Malley Shoutfest at Netroots Nation '15 Facepalm Moment

"It was Ugly, Brutal and Frankly Uncalled For....

It being what should now until the end of time be labeled as "Scream-down in Phoenix at Netroots Nation 2015". The Mainstream Media this sad moment in time up.

Left and Right wing political blogs or journals had a temporary field day boasting Progressive Candidates for the Democratic Presidential Nomination former Maryland Gov. Martin O' Malley and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT) had little if any support of African-American voting Democrat voters, as a result of what happened in Phoenix.

The snapshot of some #BlackLivesMatters supporters in Phoenix during July at a conference center ballroom, screaming at the top of their lungs towards both Sanders and O'Malley, incredibly morphed into by some as on lines with a Mitt Romney "47% Video" exposure redeux.

However, Nothing can be further from the truth."

Read more: http://www.reachoutjobsearch.com/2015/07/oped-bernie-sanders-martin-o-malley.html#ixzz3h7Hatpic
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Posted by LovingA2andMI | Mon Jul 27, 2015, 02:58 PM (2 replies)

#BlackLivesMatter but 15 Minutes of Fame Seekers Shouldn't: The Sanders/O'Malley Shoutdown NN15

Disclaimer: Was not in Phoenix this year BUT read reports from the Blogging Media and "Left" and "Right" Mainstream Media so this rant is from a collection of what was read.

Word from the conference is U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley were shouted down repeatedly by those who claim to represent the #BlackLivesMatter movement.

Meanwhile, the "Left" and "Right" wing Mainstream Media jumped all over the melee to say that Bernie Sanders had little to no support among so-called "Progressives" attending the conference.

Basically, the real truth is the following:

A bunch of folks seeking 15 minutes of fame decided to disrupt both U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley so-called "Q & A" session at the conference.

Meanwhile a "Moderator" named "Tia Oso" along lost control of actually performing basic moderation duties and decided to join into the Fame Seekers Disruptions. Jose Vergas lost control of this moderated session also but, did not jump into the melee. That was appreciated.

Now mind you, Hillary Clinton refused to attend Netroots Nation Conference COMPLETELY as the word was attending this event was not "worth her time" this year.

So instead of showing a minuscule of #Respect for the two Progressive Candidates that took time out of their day to show up and answer questions at Netroots Nation, these so-called, literally pop-up young 15 minutes of fame seekers supposedly (really NOT) representing the #BlackLivesMatters movement -- showed their Ass-ets -- to be as frank and honest and possible.

This is disappointing and does NOTHING to help the real #BlackLivesMatter Movement. The "Moderator" #TiaOso should never host a session with a potential Democratic Presidential Nominee again and Jose Vergas need to learn how to hold down an crowd of disruptive individuals before he is ever allowed to.

Netroots Nation should (but they likely won't) apologize to both Martin O'Malley and Bernie Sanders for allowing the sessions to break down to a shouting match were neither candidate were allowed to properly speak.

After reading the various accounts we are glad we declined to attend Netroots Nation this year as a result.

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Time for a Welcome Change in Leadership with the Michigan Democratic Party

"On Friday, July 10, the owner of Independent Underground News & Talk (IUNT) Monica RW attended a local Washtenaw County Democratic Party Meeting were State Representative Brandon Dillon and LaVora Barnes outlined their upcoming platform to issues important for the State's Progressive voters, if elected to take the leadership reigns of Michigan Democratic Party."

Personally, I was very impressed by not only the questions both Mr. Dillon and Ms. Barnes answered of the audience, but likewise details given in each of those answers."

Read more: http://www.reachoutjobsearch.com/2015/07/oped-time-for-welcome-change-in.html#ixzz3fcoeKW7C
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Posted by LovingA2andMI | Sat Jul 11, 2015, 07:33 PM (0 replies)

Bree Newsome Rocks So Hard - Bree has Her Own Superhero!

Thank You Bree! You did the job that Nikki Haley can't manage to do with a 10 (or 90) feet pole! $FreeBree #FreeJames

Posted by LovingA2andMI | Sat Jun 27, 2015, 06:18 PM (11 replies)

Op/Ed: What's Really Going On In Detroit - The Paid Media Won't Tell: A Lifetime Detroiter Perspe...

Written By: Kenneth Reed - A Lifetime Detroit, Michigan Resident

"I've watched the events unfold in this City over the weekend, and watched the Police Chief posture in front of the various media outlet cameras. In all of this, it occurred to me that Chief Craig in spite of what he has said repeatedly does not have any answers. He doesn't have a handle on the crime problem in Detroit.

I was at a 13th Congressional District Meeting Saturday where he appeared to make a presentation. In the process of addressing the Precinct Delegates he really didn't come across as someone who had a plan to deal with criminal activity. As you can probably determine at this point, he doesn't excite me at all.

After the meeting the events unfolded on Dexter & Webb, and people are asking why are these things happening, then later that evening the 1st shooting in Greektown happened. This is a culmination of 20 yrs. of stripping the City of Detroit of it's pride, self determination, and drive to succeed against all odds.

First there was the elimination of "Revenue Share Money" From the State of Michigan, then the elimination of the residency requirements for city workers that further stripped the tax base. Then came the 1st Takeover of (Detroit Public Schools) DPS in 1999.

The next action was when the people fought to return the management of Public Education to the People, the elected board hired an incompetent Superintendent Connie K. Calloway.

Next the neighborhood school closings were accelerated, thus causing the emptying of those neighborhoods. Then the same School Board surrendered their oversight of the School District to a Democratic Governor who appointed an emergency manager.

Then Rick Sniper became Governor and started picking us off even quicker, and established the (Educational Achievement Authority) EAA called our Children the dumbest 5% in the state."

Read more: http://www.reachoutjobsearch.com/2015/06/oped-whats-really-going-on-in-detroit.html#ixzz3dtwMwseR
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Posted by LovingA2andMI | Tue Jun 23, 2015, 12:18 PM (0 replies)
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