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Trevor Thomas gains endorsement of Gov. Jennifer Granholm in MI-03, campaign gains momentum

Trevor Thomas gains endorsement of Gov. Jennifer Granholm in MI-03, campaign gains momentum

Now we’re talking! Democratic candidate for Congress in Michigan’s 3rd Congressional District, Trevor Thomas, has scored a key endorsement this week from former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm. I’m excited to introduce to you my friend Trevor Thomas, who is running to be the democratic contender against Rep. Justin Amash in Michigan’s 3rd District. The son of two autoworkers, Trevor joined […]

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Mitt Romney chooses empty, cavernous space for Detroit speech to a tiny crowd

Mitt Romney chooses empty, cavernous space for Detroit speech to a tiny crowd

Who thought THAT was a good idea? I cannot for the life of me understand why he did it, but when Mitt Romney came to Detroit today, he chose the 65,000-seat Ford Field. It was such a bizarre choice that even the Detroit Free Press wrote about it. Romney camp’s game plan: Make Ford Field look crowdedIt won’t be hard […]

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Obama isn’t responsible for rising gas prices. Surprise: it’s Wall Street. – UPDATED

Obama isn’t responsible for rising gas prices. Surprise: it’s Wall Street. – UPDATED

GOP presidential candidates: paid shills for Wall Street There has been an endless litany of GOP wharrgarbl lately about how rising gas prices are the fault of President Obama and his environmental policies. According to these professional wharrgarblists, all we need to do is drill more and open the Keystone XL pipeline and prices will magically fall below $2 per […]

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“The Saga of Larry Tunner” – Can you spare 99¢ to help get an important film made?

“The Saga of Larry Tunner” – Can you spare 99¢ to help get an important film made?

Buddy, can you spare 99¢? Followers of this website know that I have been plugging the Occupy-themed movie called The Saga of Larry Tunner. I have read the script and have become good friends with the filmakers Andrew Tomlinson and Jeff Morgan of Prometheus Motion Pictures. I can say without reservation that, should they release this movie next fall before […]

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Sarah Palin for President – “Sara 2012”

Sarah Palin for President – “Sara 2012”

Herp derp I managed to get on a Washington Times email list at some point and this morning in my inbox I got an offer for a FREE! Sarah 2012 bumperstick: The funniest part about this is the article linked in the email I got a site called “The Patriot Update” titled “Palin ‘Game’ for another run?”. Here’s a smattering […]

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5 Things Michiganders Need to Know About Mitt Romney

5 Things Michiganders Need to Know About Mitt Romney

You know Mitt Romney is delusion about the Government-led rescue of the auto industry. He’s pretending that there was capital to save the industry from anywhere by Washington DC. Then he’s saying that he would have done everything Obama did, except he would have punished workers more while protecting Wall Street’s interests. Mitt’s refusal to stand up for the auto […]

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The Death of a Campaign: Pete Hoekstra continues to pay for his racist campaign ad

The Death of a Campaign: Pete Hoekstra continues to pay for his racist campaign ad

Karma’s a bitch, eh, buddy? Pete Hoekstra’s “Debbie Spenditnow” Superbowl ad is the gift that keeps on giving. To Democrats. Poll results over the past few weeks show Hoekstra sinking like a rock: Image/data from Talking Points Memo Polltracker This week, he got more good tragic news for his campaign: among registered voters, Stabenow now leads Hoekstra 53% to 32%. […]

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The Defense of Marriage Act Ruled Unconstitutional

The Defense of Marriage Act Ruled Unconstitutional

It’s time to get personal “The court finds that DOMA, as applied to Ms. Golinski, violates her right to equal protection of the law … without substantial justification or rational basis,” wrote White, who was named to the federal bench a decade ago by President George W. Bush. Los Angeles Times, 2/23/2012 The Defense of Marriage Act is probably the […]

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Live LOLing the GOP Debate. Tonight. 8 PM EST/ 5 PM PST. CNN.

Live LOLing the GOP Debate. Tonight. 8 PM EST/ 5 PM PST. CNN.

A crisis counselor will be on hand for John King USA Sit down. I have news. This will likely be the last GOP debate of 2012.  And it’s a sit down debate. Yes. The last one is a sit-down affair. Or as Newt Gingrich calls it, home court. Never again will we see the adept intellects the GOP can gather […]

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Michele Bachmann to Bully New District

Michele Bachmann to Bully New District

Did you know Members of Congress aren’t required to live in their districts? If you’ve read any of the Gospels or see any of the two fine Broadway musicals about Jesus, you’ve noticed the sort of folk Jesus associates with: outcasts. Prostitutes, tax collectors. Saul who became St. Paul persecuted the disciples before he became one of the most important […]

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Wednesday morning Michigan Emergency Manager news round-up – 2/22/2012

The never-ending story… Muskegon Heights EM review team still hasn’t met – 3 weeks laterMLive reports that the financial review team for Muskegon Heights schools still hasn’t met three weeks after it was formed. The review team assigned to determine whether Muskegon Heights Public Schools needs an emergency manager has yet to meet three weeks after it was appointed. “We’re […]

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