Gerry Canavan

the smartest kid on earth

‘Financial Martial Law’

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According to the law, which has already been approved in the House, the governor will be able to declare “financial emergency” in towns or school districts and appoint someone to fire local elected officials, break contracts, seize and sell assets, and eliminate services.

Michigan’s Governor May Be Worse Than Walker.

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  1. i was listening to something about this on npr the other day, and i remember them saying that the ‘someone else’ who gets appointed could even be a corporation! :(

    Lindsey

    March 12, 2011 at 12:00 pm

    • Well, naturally — after all, they’re people too…

      gerrycanavan

      March 12, 2011 at 2:14 pm

      • ha. well, yeah…but there’s that whole thing about how they couldn’t be ‘elected’ into office. but guess they can be appointed! (ugh.)

        Lindsey

        March 12, 2011 at 4:20 pm


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