Michigan House Speaker Jase Bolger had a good day yesterday. His effort to stamp down the efforts of 26-year old Autumn Smith to force him to face his constituents in a recall vote got a shot in the arm from a willing judge in Calhoun County. Not only that, he got to enjoy his win on Autumn’s birthday. A judge […]Read more ›
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Maybe some good news for those of us without enormous amounts of money and powerful friends in high places today. In my latest piece at A2Politico, I write about Autumn Smith’s endrun around Michigan Republican House Speaker Jase Bolger. Bolger, as I have been documenting, is using a high-dollar law firm and, likely, his connections in the Calhoun County government […]Read more ›
MI House Spkr Bolger challenges constitutionality of Calhoun Cty Election Comm to derail recall effortDetails are emerging on Michigan House Speaker Jase Bolger’s fight to avoid facing a recall. I have written about Autumn Smith’s efforts HERE, HERE and HERE, by way of background. In one of those posts, I noted this: I want to clarify Autumn’s situation a bit. […]Read more ›
Want to help the organizer for the recall of MI House Spkr Bolger against his cowardly attacks? Here’s how.
By now, you probably know about Autumn Summer and her effort to get the recall of Michigan House Speaker Bolger on the February 2012 ballot. I have written about how he is using every legal tactic in the book to thwart her efforts and to make it too expensive for her to fight back against his cowardly efforts. I first […]Read more ›
As I reported two days ago, Autumn Smith, the organizer for the recall effort against Michigan House Speaker Jase Bolger, is being systematically thwarted at every step by Bolger’s friends and lawyers. I shined a light on her situation with my blog (and by crossposting at Daily Kos, Blogging for Michigan and My.Firedoglake.) I also got in touch with some […]Read more ›
NOTE: This story has been updated HERE. How do you know when you have a Republican on the run? When they are so frightened of being recalled that they use every legal harassment technique in the book. And, right now, Representative Jase Bolger, the Speaker of the House from Michigan’s 63rd District, is running very scared. So scared, in fact, […]Read more ›