They’re trying to turn back the clock to re-fight the 2012 election. Or the Civil War. At first, many of us had trouble keeping track of what the Tea Party GOP wants in exchange for ending the government shutdown and raising the debt ceiling. But now it’s clear: What they’re really after are the same things they’ve wanted since 2010, […]Read more ›
Billboard in Missouri suggests a “contiguous 5-state secession” that includes Michigan. No, seriously.
Head, desk. The inability of Tea Partarians to spell words correctly on their crazysigns is legendary. But we now have what might be “The Mother of All Misspelled Tea Party Signs”: [Photo credit: GoodDream | Imgur/Reddit] Michigan contiguous with Missouri, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Texas? No, of course they meant Mississippi. A state whose two-letter abbreviation is MS. Phew! I’m so […]Read more ›
That’s it. We’ve had it. So long.
Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is a magnificent place and really is a world all to its own. Touching three of the Great Lakes, its climate, geography and culture is completely separate in many ways from the rest of the state.
Over the years, there have been at least four different attempts to secede from the state to form the state of “Superior” or “Ontonagon”.
With the massive overreach of the current government of Michigan, some in the Upper Peninsula are renewing the call for secession…Read more ›