The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is looking for Summer Fellows to work this summer to elect Democrats across the country. That’s especially true here in Michigan where the DCCC is supporting a number of our candidates like Pam Byrnes (MI-07) and Jerry Cannon (MI-01). Below is an announcement that explains things. The only way to defeat the Republicans is to […]Read more ›
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VIDEO: Sunday morning politics break – Red-Winged Blackbirds drive off Sandhill Cranes by working together
The power of tenacity and coordination
Anne and I like to recharge our mental and spiritual batteries by tossing our kayaks into our beater pick-up truck Steve and heading out to Pickerel Lake in the Pinckney State Recreation Area. It’s actually on a chain of three lakes that includes Crooked Lake.
The wildlife on these lakes is abundant and, especially in kayaks, you can get startling close to the animals.
On Friday night, we whipped up a batch of margaritas and headed out for a sunset booze cruise. While we were paddling, we came across something I’ve never seen before: two Red-Winged Blackbirds systematically attacking and driving off two adult Sandhill Cranes who had strayed too close to their nest.
Video and photos after the jump.Read more ›
What we REALLY need is an “OFM” — Organizing for Michigan A LITTLE HISTORY My involvement with Obama for America/Organizing for America/OFA goes back to the spring of 2008. From the very first meeting with local Obama fellows leading up to the house meeting we held in our living room later that month, I was fully “in”. I assumed a […]Read more ›