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Republican Senate candidate John James ignores Michigan but galavants around the U.S. for super-conservative endorsements & cash

Republican Senate candidate John James ignores Michigan but galavants around the U.S. for super-conservative endorsements & cash

It’s been many a moon since Michigan Republicans have put up any sort of legitimate candidate for U.S. Senate. In 1996, Ronna Romney, the mother of RNC Chair Ronna Romney McDaniel, got crushed by Carl Levin who had trounced Bill Schuette six years before. He went on to beat Rocky Raczkowski and Jack Hoogendyk before retiring. The seat is now […]

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An authoritarian P.T. Barnum – with special guest rhetoric professor Jennifer Mercieca

An authoritarian P.T. Barnum – with special guest rhetoric professor Jennifer Mercieca

Jennifer Mercieca on Twitter: @jenmercieca Jennifer Mercieca’s website: JenniferMercieca.com Pre-purchase Jennifer Mercieca’s book Demagogue for President: The Rhetorical Genius of Donald Trump HERE Progressives Everywhere on Twitter: @Progressives50 Help Progressives Everywhere elect Christine Morse to Michigan’s 61st House District by clicking HERE and to support service workers and artists impacted by the coronavirus epidemic by clicking HERE. Chris Savage at […]

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This week’s rally at the Michigan Capitol Building wasn’t protesting. It was terrorism.

This week’s rally at the Michigan Capitol Building wasn’t protesting. It was terrorism.

By now you have likely heard about the gathering of a couple hundred self-proclaimed “patriot” protesters who stormed the Capitol Building in Lansing, Michigan yesterday to demand that our Governor loosen restrictions further and earlier than she already has. The restrictions require non-essential workers to stay home and for those who must go out in public to wear masks to […]

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Let’s get Gretchen Whitmer some support

Let’s get Gretchen Whitmer some support

Keep an eye on all of these seats. Today’s post was written by Aaron (The Give Smart Guy), director of research at the Future Now Fund. Aaron joined Future Now after co-founding the Give Smart project, which raised almost $1 million for state legislative candidates in 2018. Previously an attorney for various technology companies, he has also written extensively about […]

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Michigan Organizing Together 2020 is going to defeat Donald Trump’s agenda

Michigan Organizing Together 2020 is going to defeat Donald Trump’s agenda

To date, over 398,000 Americans have contracted COVID-19 and almost 56,000 have passed away. Trump has shown that he is incapable of protecting Americans during a crisis. He has continued to engage in racist rhetoric during his press briefings and makes claims that hydroxychloroquine will be a “game changer”, despite there being no medical evidence. He has even suggested that […]

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A terrifying gift – with special guest historian and journalist David M. Perry

A terrifying gift – with special guest historian and journalist David M. Perry

David M. Perry on Twitter: @Lollardfish David M. Perry at CNN.com: Today’s biggest act of patriotic love David M. Perry’s interview with Julián Castro at Gen is HERE. Other good historians to follow on Twitter are Monica H. Green (@MonicaMedHist)and Matt Gabriele (@Prof_Gabriele.) Progressives Everywhere on Twitter: @Progressives50 Help Progressives Everywhere elect progressives everywhere, especially those running against Republicans who […]

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Jon Hoadley, MI-06 Congressional candidate, fights to protect nurses and Michiganders during COVID-19

Jon Hoadley, MI-06 Congressional candidate, fights to protect nurses and Michiganders during COVID-19

Standing with nurses is nothing new for the current State Representative. But he’s pushing to do even more, now and in Congress. Jon Hoadley has always had deep respect and affection for nurses. He’s been recognized by the Michigan Nurses Association (MNA) with their Legislative Champion Award, and has frequently spoken on legislator panels on behalf of nurses throughout his legislative […]

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40,000 Americans could be alive if Trump had followed South Korea’s lead

40,000 Americans could be alive if Trump had followed South Korea’s lead

What do we have to lose? 40,000 lives, apparently Assigning fault for a public health disaster is easy… if you’re Donald Trump. In 2014, a doctor infected with Ebola while treating patients in Africa was allowed to return to the US, Trump demanded that the 44th president resign. Two Americans died of Ebola. Trump called the Obama/Biden approach to the […]

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Why Wall Street LOVES this pandemic – with special guest David Dayen of The American Prospect

Why Wall Street LOVES this pandemic – with special guest David Dayen of The American Prospect

David Dayen on Twitter: @DDayen The American Prospect online is at Prospect.org. The American Prospect on Twitter: @TheProspect Purchase David Dayen’s first book Chain of Title: How Three Ordinary Americans Uncovered Wall Street’s Great Foreclosure Fraud HERE. [email protected] is coming in July, you can order at Indiebound or wherever you get books. https://t.co/k1j3JF5iGR — David Dayen (@ddayen) April 18, 2020 […]

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The Betsy DeVos connection to the protests against Covid-19 precautions in Michigan

The Betsy DeVos connection to the protests against Covid-19 precautions in Michigan

Another billionaire-approved ‘movement’ is pushing for massive human sacrifice in order to save Trump’s presidency On April 15, Michigan reported 1,058 new cases of COVID-19 and 153 new deaths. That put the total number of Michiganders who had tested positive for the novel Coronaivirus 28,059 and the number confirmed dead from the virus at 1,921. And this is how some […]

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Get that ballot out of your mailbox.

Mail Voting is Safe Voting

Contrary to President Trump’s claims, voting by mail is safe and secure.  Republicans and Democrats support absentee voting as evidenced by members of both parties and both state parties mailing voters applications for absent voter ballots.  This is not and should never be a partisan issue. During a press briefing, President Trump told a reporter that voting by mail was […]

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