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TEA Party: TAXES: Time for PROPERTY TAX REFORM (again, in MI)....

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Time for PROPERTY TAX REFORM (again, in MI)….

Conversation (bits and pieces anyway, but with the image attached it should make sense to most) from GAB (regarding a meme I posted that pictures an elderly couple and DEMAND PROPERTY TAX REFORM SO SENIORS DO NOT GET KICKED OUT OF HOMES THEY LIVE IN ALL THEIR LIVES DUE TO OVER-TAXATION)……..

I didn’t say it on GAB (,,, but adding here: I am pushing for a NEW PROPOSAL-A like we had during Engler that brought Property Taxes down, but (of course) even with the CAP ON INCREASES they have gotten way up and out-of-control again…. We should have A NEW PROP-A that raises the Sales Tax just the absolute least possible (from 6.0% to 6.1%) and DRASTICALLY REDUCE PROPERTY TAXES (CAP THEM ENTIRELY) for those 62+ and (Retired as defined by) collecting Social Security… SLASH THEM then CAP THEM if not OUTRIGHT ELIMINATE THEM for Seniors (but, that creates new dodges/cheats, MUST STIPULATE THE PROPERTY MUST HAVE BEEN IN THAT SENIORS NAME FOR MORE THAN 25+ YEARS or idiot Young cheapskates will try to put their Home in Mom/Dad or Grandma/Granddads name to claim the Exemption or discount; AND obviously too then ONLY ONE PROPERTY QUALIFIES).. Also, those on DISABILITY who worked their Lives, struggling now to get by on SSD (full discloser, that includes me since 2004 after 25+ years of Working) should also get the Exemption/consideration, but let me be clear I’ve been on about this issue long before it ever started to effect me! I ran for State Rep. in the 1990′s and this was one of my issues then (you can see my old Campaign site (back when we still had to build them from scratch and mostly by hand using HTML (and as I was an IT guy, was not too big a deal for me but it doesn’t look anything as fancy as today’s websites): and I have to note IGNORE THE ACLU reference – back then they were still somewhat reasonable and about PROTECTING RIGHTS unlike today just another outlet propaganda and acitivist site/group for lefty-loon DNC ideas and values (today I would have referred to ACLJ and GLJC) as well as I’m much more interested in GOA, MGO, (see: and other more solid Gun Rights organizations than NRA)!


Juules responded to my MEME post…

That, by rights, should happen. But it probably won’t because they so desperately want:1) not to have to honor the promises made to the oldsters;

2) kill them off asap, because, see 1, above; and

3) to redistribute/seize any real assets the oldsters have managed to hang on to.


so then I went on to further say….

We have more than A DOZEN people running for MIGOV on MIGOP side for 2022 to oust #WHITLER… I’ve been on this issue for years, will really push it this time asking about it over and over and over every time I can corner a Candidate about it in front of a crowd….IF NOT ELIMINATE it for those over 65yo, it needs to be DRASTICALLY REDUCED (say 50% further exemption (cut current SEV by 50%, which would then be like assessed at 25% value)) at least!!!


GewellD responded….

@JLenardDetroit We still have them in TX, but if you have a homestead exemption they will freeze them when you are 65 or older. We have also voted in to keep them frozen at the current rate when one spouse dies (and the other is under 65), and when a disabled veteran dies (who was also given some exemptions), so that the surviving spouse isn’t hit with a suddenly higher mortgage.


So I added more (in response to another that whined that a $50K exemption, if we did it by dollar amount exemption off even the SEV assessment)…..

@FJR_Rider you clearly ignored the entire thread.


BUT SOMETHING NEEDS TO BE DONE! If a Senior is living in a $ 200 k plus home they could likely downgrade to a $ 100 k smaller one and w/ $ 50 k exemption would have FAR MORE REASONABLE Property Tax Bill.THIS DISCUSSION OBVIOUSLY, but not for some, IS A DISCUSSION OF REASONABLE STATES TO BEGIN WITH and certainly NOT places like CA, NJ, NY, etc…. If you have pathetic high Property Value and Taxes in those States or other BLUE CITIES in other States….. MOVE! GET THE BLEEP OUT for somewhere more reasonable……. NO, IF we allow them to raise the Sales Tax by just 0.1% won’t add much at check-outs and WILL NOT FULLY OFFSET/SHIFT (as the original Prop-A did) THE ENTIRE COST OF CUTTING PROPERTY TAXES FOR SENIORS TO HELP THEM STAY IN THEIR HOMES (often paid for, but that they cannot afford the “RENT” idiots in Govt charge via Property Taxes and have their Homes FORECLOSED UPON)!

And it SHOULD NOT be fully paid for, offset, shifted, BUDGET CUTS elsewhere should be made to offset the Costs…. We are LONG OVERDUE for BUDGET CUTS anyway…. Govt, Local, State, Federal, has got to go on a Fiscal DIET and start learning to do within its (rather, our, the Taxpayers,) means and what we can afford…….


hope that you will join with me in DEMANDING GOP CANDIDATES ENDORSE SUCH A PLAN!!!

[ Mon Dec. 6 update....
from MEWE Social Media Platform....

Yes Andrea, NICE GOAL (she responded on my original post of this in the MEWE "STAND UP MICHIGAN" group (, ROLL BACK AND ELIMINATE ALL TAXES)....

One has to SLOW a SHIP, to be able to STOP the SHIP, first. These things to do NOT (also/either) turn-around ON A DIME. Ridiculous analogy? NO! I just outright BLOCKED a moron on GAB who responded and went on and on about ELIMINATING ALL TAXES.... REALITY IS that post 16A (overblown, taken out of context, activist courts EXPANDED INTENT/MEANING/ALLOWANCE) THESE TAXES ARE HERE TO STAY and we MUST (our only chance) is to PICK AT THEM AROUND THE EDGES, DEMAND SPENDING CUTS on illegit Govt Spending, so we can LOWER (over time) THE TAXES OF ALL TYPES/KINDS as we can.

This article only slightly relates, but is important to read/understand (THE LEFT has used incrementalism to get us here, where we are today, over decades, and sadly DRASTIC CHANGE isn't going to get the support of MOST AMERICANS and therefore we have to ROLL BACK incrementally also all these #FASCICRATS bad policy things)!!!
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related and other semi-related (Michigan) items: 
Why I oppose the ULM2 Petition drive (and you should too): (do not let the Title throw you, it will make a lot of sense when you read it)

see my other recent Articles:


#TudorDixon (for #MIGov (#MIGOP Primary Aug #Election2022 to replace #Whitler) interview @WAAM1600 Radio (#WAAM (1600AM #AnnArbor #Michigan) #YourAmericanHeritage Show 12/11/2021) MEET TUDOR IN PERSON IN SOUTHGATE ON THE 19TH


The RATTLE WITH US TEA Party (Plymouth MI) is now defunct, but the important writings live on here at B4IN…
RWU – Blogs: /contributor/pages/68/448/stories.html –
RWU – Forum: /v3/contributor/stories/?uid=69431 –


UNRELATED, but hope you’ll check this out (if you are in Michigan, especially S.E.Mi)…
Ticket Sales END SOON… Fellowship, Food, Fun, Holiday* cheer…
* Celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas, and US Judeo/Christian Foundations! AND SO MUCH MORE:

We will have MANY CANDIDATES for MIAG, MIGOV, and MISOS, as well as Elected Officials and/or other dignitaries, on-hand to interact with, primary focus is to NOT allow Candidates to just bloviate endlessly from the Stage but instead there for you to MINGLE/interact with, demand answers to YOUR OWN QUESTIONS of them….
We have a FREE RAFFLE (10+ Winners minimum)….
WE ARE WORKING ON HAVING MICRC INFO ON-SITE and potentially some PC’s ready and logged in to MICRC comment site for you to make your remarks to them before COMMENT DEADLINE (fast approaching) ENDS. Ultimate extent to what this will or will not all entail still TBD (again, work-in-progress)…..
Full sit-down, Family style Table service, Full (big) Dinner, plus Open Bar…..
Ugly Sweaters? NO! But decorate/style your MAGA HAT for Christmas in some way, shape, or form? YES!….
Literature Table with lots of CANDIDATES and ISSUES related materials for you to take for additional study…..
This is shaping up to be the preeminent Event of its type ANYWHERE IN MICHIGAN….
Bring Family/Friends, engage in FELLOWSHIP with other area DELEGATES….
Get the FORM(s) to BECOME A DELEGATE or APPLY TO BE A POLL INSPECTOR (not just a Challenger)….
Get a SELFIE WITH TRUMP UNITY BRIDGE (or purchase LETSGOBRANDON or TRUMP gear, outside at the TUB, no items For Sale (from TUB nor anyone else) will be allowed inside (this is about Fellowship, NOT BILKING PEOPLE OUT OF ADDITIONAL MONIES))….
Another, super-secret, not Publicly released, ATTENDEES PARTICIPATION activity (Sorry, can’t provide any hint)….
etc… etc… etc…

see too:  of which I am the Webmaster for! Plus W12 Newsletter Editor – latest published Edition:

#UsAgainstTheWorld#WETHEPEOPLE are now the #Rebellion vs the #FASCICRATS‘ (#DeepState, and far too many #CINO‘s / #RINO‘s too) agenda…
I won’t give up, I will lift you up.
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