Lame duck capitol

Michigan became a right to work state last month.  There were similarities (speed) to the Wisconsin legislation of two years ago, and differences (resignation).  I am honestly so weary of all this BS, and you all obviously have access to the internet so I’ll let you educate yourselves on this one.   So instead here is a tour of the MI capitol!
P1090799While the Michigan capitol is a little small (and several parts of the government have to use  surrounding buildings), it has been standing since 1872, i.e. it was not burned down and replaced in 1917.

chandeliers with deer!

chandeliers with deer!

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The dome is lined with portraits of recent governors.

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This design was all over the walls.  It's so ornate, and then in the center is...what, exactly?

This design was all over the walls. It’s so ornate, and then in the center is…what, exactly?

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The floor of the rotunda looks like it poses actual safety risks when loaded with too many people….

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….it’s glass!

The state seal.  It reads: "Out of many, one" "I will defend" and "If you seek a pleasant peninsula, look around you"

The state seal. It reads:
“Out of many, one”
“I will defend”
“If you seek a pleasant peninsula, look around you”

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