‘Meatless Day’ in Michigan? What We Really Need is an ‘Idiot Free Government Day’

Join me, won’t you please, in eating an extra helping of your favorite meat this Saturday in honor of the horribly misguided and economically-challenged Michigan governor:

LANSING, Michigan — A resolution proclaiming March 20 a “meatless” day is being called a “meat-headed” decision by the state’s top agriculture groups.

The resolution, sponsored by the Great American Meatout of Michigan, was endorsed by Mich. Gov. Jennifer Granholm and “encourages the residents of this state to choose not to eat meat.”

The resolution is critical of dairy and livestock foods, blaming them for sickening millions of Americans and says vegans and vegetarians are on the rise, with increased benefits of meat-free diets.

The meat packing company not far from where I sit is really going to appreciate this. Oh well, it’s not as if our unemployment rate is high and our economy is tanking or anything like that.

All I’ve got to say to this is, “From my cold, dead barbecue grill!”

Governor Granholm, take a look at the steak below, because on Saturday, that’s going to be merely the appetizer before the actual dinner-sized steak arrives:


Put “Meatless Day” up there on my list of “Governor Granholm’s Greatest Hits,” along with these:

–Granholm said she wanted to lure big business to Michigan, and then gave tax breaks to a hypocritical anti-capitalism, capitalist-pig filmmaker to shoot movies in the state that bash big business.

–Granholm offered millions of dollars in tax breaks to lure tech firms from Massachusetts to Michigan, and recently outsourced a state contract for tech work to a firm in… Massachusetts. Think about it and you’ll get almost as dizzy as the governor.

–My all time Granholm “let the idiocy shine” moment: A few years ago, Granholm had a petition on the State of Michigan’s website that she was asking state employees (and the rest of us dumb enough to do so) to sign. The petition demanded that the government get involved to reduce profits raked in by evil big oil companies. What Granholm didn’t mention was that the State of Michigan had well over $800 million of the state’s pension fund invested in Exxon-Mobile stock. Michigan’s illustrious bonehead-in-chief was in essence asking state employees to sign a petition to devalue their own pensions. Sheer genius.

Granholm is one of Barack Obama’s economic advisors.

It all makes sense now, doesn’t it?

Please pass the steaks and burgers.

Author: Doug Powers

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