A new ad out by the Democratic Governors Association (DGA) calls out Michigan Governor Rick Snyder for raising taxes on Michigan senior citizens. It is the sixth ad run by the DGA in Michigan. Here’s DGA Communications Director Danny Kanner: Governor Snyder raised taxes on Michigan’s seniors to give tax cuts to the wealthy and buisnesses even if they shipped […]Read more ›
Robin Williams always seemed like a tortured soul to me, someone with a mind way too big for his brain and body. I was sad to hear that he had committed suicide yesterday; sad but not entirely surprised. Here’s my favorite comedy sketch by Williams. It’s funny if you don’t play golf but if you DO play golf, it’s even […]Read more ›
VIDEO: The riveting speech of the Rev. William Barber, leader of the Moral Mondays movement, at Netroots Nation
For me, one of the highlights of last week’s Netroots Nation conference was the powerful, riveting speech by Rev. William Barber, the charismatic leader of North Carolina’s Moral Mondays movement. He spoke about “a moral movement for a moral crisis as the only way to higher ground” and what he calls the “moral fusion movement”. There have been several times […]Read more ›
VIDEO: Lizz Winstead’s Lady Parts Justice project is coming to Michigan – Why you should care & donate
“From V to Shining V” Lady Parts-friendly U.S. Senate Candidate Gary Peters and Lizz Winstead, photo by Anne C. Savage As I’ve been mentioning in the pieces I’ve written about our 10-year “Blogaversary” party, Lizz Winstead’s Lady Parts Justice project is coming to Michigan this year with a special event at the Capitol Building in Lansing. And they need your […]Read more ›
Let’s behave as a Congress of the United States, not an aggregation of petulant children! At the beginning of the current Republican shutdown of the United States government, Dean of the House, Michigan Congressman John Dingell, gave a speech on the floor of the House that took Republicans to task for their irresponsible dereliction of their responsibility to govern, lead, […]Read more ›
What’s so funny ’bout peace, love, and understandin’? I know this is nearly five years old but it’s it’s still worth watching and still worth learning from and still worth getting misty-eyed over. It’s worth the price of admission just to watch an elephant scritch a dog’s belly with his massive foot. Happy Sunday.Read more ›
Time for a political break. Enjoy (after the jump.)Read more ›
Don’t you DARE call it “ping pong”
When Anne and I get together with her family, especially her brother Tom and his wife, we inevitably end up playing some ping pong. The version of this game that we play deserves to be called “ping pong” because when I play it, I look like a ding dong.
This video is a collection of ten of the best table tennis shots from 2012. I personally think these guys are superhuman or something. It’s incredible.
Check out the dude who uses a crutch. Whoa…
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We ALL approve this message
A new video out from the group We Approve This Message does an amazing job of showing how there used to be great Republican leaders, even presidents, who looked out for the interests of America and Americans. And how that is no longer true.
The video is one of the most powerful pieces I’ve seen in a long time and features an image by Eclectablog’s very own Anne C. Savage.
Video and more after the jump.Read more ›