Archive for September, 2008

"Pizza, Pop and Politics" invitation from Dave Hodges for Orion Twp Supervisor

Monday, September 22nd, 2008

Dave Hodges is having a fund raiser at Christi’s Bar and Grill, Thursday October 2, 2008 from 5:00 to 8:00. The event is called Pizza, Pop and Politics. The cost will be $25.00 each, kids under 12 are free at the door or pay in advance to David F. Hodges for Orion Township Supervisor sent to 204 O’Connor Lake Orion, MI 48362. Dave hopes to see all the NOCD at the event.

Christie’s Bar and Grill, 95 E Clarkston Rd, Lake Orion, MI 48362, (248) 693-6224

Follow the link to see a map for the location.

Busy week in North Oakland County – Sept. 24 – 28

Monday, September 22nd, 2008

This is a big week in North Oakland County!

Thursday (9/25), Addison, Oxford, Orion meeting at the Oxford Library 7PM – 9PM
530 Pontiac St, Oxford, MI 48371,(248)628-4637
Erik Buehmann, Field Organizer, Michigan for Change

Thursday (9/25), Holly, Davisburg, Groveland 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Groveland Township Hall
4695 Grange Hall Rd, Holly, MI 48442, (248)627-3585

Saturday (9/27), Septemberfest in Ortonville 10 AM to 5 PM
Join us at our booth near 18 South St, at Mill St. (#101)
Park at Fletcher Intermediate School (300 South Street) and take the shuttle.

Sunday (9/28), Taste of Clarkston Noon to 6 PM. Join us at our booth on W. Washington at N. Main St.
Park at Clarkston Middle School
6595 Middle Lake Road, Clarkston

Campaign for Change – join us!

Friday, September 12th, 2008

Join the Campaign for Change as we organize in Holly, Orion, Oxford, and Clarkston!

for more information contact: Michigan for Change Office in Pontiac, MI
4 N. Saginaw St.
Pontiac, MI 48342


Sarah Bruhn –
Holly, Groveland, Rose, Springfield, Highland

Erik Buehmann –
Addison, Oxford, Orion, Oakland, Brandon, Independence

The McCain campaign is lying about their candidates’ records.

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

The McCain campaign is lying about their candidates’ records.

Today, they’re out with a new ad that pushes blatant lies to dress up these party-line politicians as agents of change.

Let’s set the record straight:

Palin was a supporter of the infamous Bridge to Nowhere — the symbol of the Republican culture of corruption — only turning her back on it after the project’s bloated pork-barrel waste was exposed.

In just six years, John McCain has voted for nearly $150 billion in earmarks — just like the Bridge to Nowhere.

Watch our hard-hitting response ad and share it with everyone you know.

The McCain campaign will say or do anything to sound like “mavericks” or reformers — but the record shows that their ticket is in lockstep with George Bush and his dead-end policies.

But a little straight talk cuts easily through these lies.

While the ad trumps up the pair’s reformer credentials, McCain and Palin are defending the very things they claim to fight against. How can they be trusted to change the same system they’ve exploited?

Barack Obama and Joe Biden understand the change we need in Washington.

Watch the ad and spread the truth to stop the McCain campaign’s lies right now:

Keep fighting the good fight,

Alexander For Congress Newsletter

Sunday, September 7th, 2008

Dear Friend,
Mike Rogers must be stopped.
I am Bob Alexander, Democratic Nominee for Michigan’s 8th Congressional District, which includes Ingham, Clinton, Livingston, and parts of Shiawassee and Oakland Counties. I need your support in my campaign to replace Mike Rogers, one of the most extreme right wing Republicans in Congress. Rogers is one of the Republican Party’s top Congressional fundraisers, supporting Republican candidates across the country. He has voted with the Bush administration over 93% of the time.
As reported in Politico, Rogers has his eye on the Whip position to fill the void left by Tom DeLay. Rogers’ ambitions also extend to the U.S. Senate and Michigan Governor’s seats, both places where he could do great damage. If we can defeat Rogers in this election, we can prevent this damage. This is only possible with your help.
1. A May 27, 2008 article on (click on “all 170 races with GOP incumbents”) highlighted a study analyzing the demographics of all 170 races with Democratic challengers to GOP incumbents, adjusted for “The Obama Effect.” According to this study, an Obama-topped ticket will make the 8th Congressional District 50.5% Democratic, and the 18th most competitive in the country.
2. The trend of Democratic voting in the 8th District has shot up 12% from 2002 to 2006. There is also increasing dissatisfaction among voters in the District, and many Independents and Republicans are unwilling to vote Republican this year.
3. My campaign has attracted a strong team of creative people who have proven themselves capable, with very limited financial resources, of generating a dynamic Web site and YouTube videos (Road Trip for Change, Foreclosed! The Crosby Mint Farm, On the Road to the Democratic National Convention, and a personal endorsement video with Marianne Williamson).
4. We have a well-organized and experienced field campaign, which is working closely with the Obama campaign.
5. Our campaign consultant Ken Christensen has successfully defeated six Republican incumbents.
I have a real chance to defeat Mike Rogers. With 60 days until November 4th, it is critical that we quickly generate enough money to produce radio, television and print ads, and make sure they are visible. Please visit our web site at and donate $2,300, $1,000, $500, $100 or whatever you can. Any amount will be greatly appreciated. Please also share this message with your friends. Thank you for your time and your support!Sincerely,Democratic Nominee for Congress (MI-08)

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Bob Alexander for Congress 2801 E Grand River Ave Lansing MI 48912-4331