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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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Mitt Romney Has Moral Obligation to Edit His Website

Mitt Romney Has Moral Obligation to Edit His Website

Mitt must be making millions shorting his own campaign on Intrade Check out this graphic that has been prominently placed on Mitt Romney’s website for months:   It’s a pretty clear message. He’s not like the Republicans who blew the surplus and refused to pay for an expansion to Medicare or two wars. He’s special because he can balance a […]

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Ronald Reagan Socialized Medicine in the United States

Ronald Reagan Socialized Medicine in the United States

And he raised taxes nine times… You want smaller government. You think things were better before drinking water was regulated, before a private business was forced to serve all people, before Social Security, Medicare and the Older Americans Act cut poverty among senior citizens in half. You think everything that’s gone wrong is because of big government liberals. But it’s […]

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My AnnArbor.com op-ed on why Emergency Managers are NOT better than Chapter 9 bankruptcy

Excuse me, but I beg to differ Last week, AnnArbor.com Business news director Nathan Bomey penned an op-ed titled “Why bankruptcy is worse for Michigan cities than emergency managers”. As you might imagine, I have an entirely different take on this which you can read at AnnArbor.com in a counterpoint op-ed today titled “The case against emergency managers: How bankruptcy […]

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Larry Tunner live -shoot from Occupalooza in Traverse City

Here is the video from the live-shoot from last weekend’s Occupalooza event in Traverse City for a scene for the upcoming movie “The Saga of Larry Tunner”. It’s a movie about a down-on-his luck guy named Larry Tunner who comes into wealth and decides to run for president as a people’s candidate – an Occupy candidate. So you know, I […]

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My comments to the Occupy movement at last Saturday’s Occupalooza

We’re not trying to take our country BACK, we’re trying to take it FORWARD Last Saturday night I was invited to make some comments to the audience at Occupalooza. I chose to focus my talk on the need for everyone in the Occupy movement to avoid making the mistake of “staying out of politics”. Here are my comments: (This is […]

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