Nuns On The Bus Tour To Make Three Stops in Michigan

Nuns on the bus

The Nuns On The Bus Tour Will Be Stopping in Grand Rapids, Jackson and Detroit on Saturday, June 23rd About the Tour Every hour of each day, Catholic Sisters stand in solidarity with all who live in poverty, and we confront injustice and systems that cause suffering. We cannot stand by silently when the U.S. […]

Open Letter to Speaker Bolger Regarding House Bills 5711-5713

Rebecca and Huxley LaDuca

Dear Speaker Bolger, Committee Chair Gail Haines, Representative Irwin, and Other Michigan House of Representatives Members, This letter is an open plea to our state legislature to cease consideration of MI House Bill 5711 and any additional attempts to restrict my rights to make decisions about my health and the welfare of my children – […]

Ed Schultz and Thom Hartmann on the Michigan Emergency Managers

Ed Schultz talked with Thom Hartmann about Emergency Mangers in Michigan last night and the font size fiasco that is keeping the people from having a voice on PA4.  The decision from the Michigan Court of Appeals is due soon.

From Huffington Post: Rick Snyder Recall Effort Looks For Boost From Recall Vote Against Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder answers reporters’ questions about the consent agreement between the state and Detroit during a news conference Thursday, April 5, 2012, in Detroit. Opponents of the governor are pushing a recall vote, and they hope to get a boost from a June recall vote against Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson) […]

Michigan is “ground zero” for the assault on democracy by big business.


The Rev. David Bullock has put it very succinctly: Michigan is “ground zero” for the assault on democracy by big business. Not many people have looked at why. Since November 2010, with the election of Governor Rick Snyder, Michigan has rapidly become a corrupt crony regime. Snyder is the ink pen. Former 3-term Gov. John […]

Tim Skubick, et al vs. Bruce Fealk on Snyder Recall.

On April 29th, MLive journalist, Tim Skubick wrote an articleGovernor Snyder’s approach to labor distances him from Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker.   In that article Skubick spoke about the effort to recall Governor Snyder. Skubick wrote, “Meanwhile regarding the Michigan recall aimed at Mr. Snyder, he is not exactly shaking in his boots over that. […]

Michigan Rising Recall Rally Saturday at 2 p.m. in Lansing at the Capitol

5/6/12 Note: The video link below takes you to Tony Trupiano’s archived copy, where you can view the rally in its entirety. Join the excitement in Lansing.  Thousands will be in Lansing for our kickoff rally to recall Governor Rick Snyder. If there is no way you can make it to Lansing, invite a few […]

Michigan Rising To File Language to Recall Governor Rick Snyder – It’s Up To You


During our last petition drive to recall Rick Snyder we collected nearly 500, 000 signatures. We did this with very little material support, even less money and at a time when political tensions in Michigan were arguably less strained than they are today. Nonetheless it meant that our signature count came up short and the […]

Three Protesters Show Up At GOP Headquarters Rally For Rick Santorum

Republican activist, Jack Hoogendyk sent out the e-mail below asking people to show up at GOP headquarters on Monday to protest the allocation of delegates from Michigan’s primary.  Per the GOP’s own rules, according to Hoogendyk, instead of the 16-14 split of delgates in favor of Mitt Romney, Hoogendyk contended that the split should have […]

Recall Rick 2.0 Launches May 5 with a rally at the Capitol at 2 p.m.

On May 5 at 2:00 people from all over Michigan will gather in Lansing. John Nichols, Washington correspondent of The Nation magazine will be there, along with WDTW radio show host Tony Trupiano and Lena Taylor, one of the 14 Wisconsin state senators that left the state to give the citizens of Wisconsin time to […]

CNN Covers Operation Hilarity in Michigan

CNN was all over the fact that Democrats were crossing over and voting in the Republican primary today today to vote for Rick Santorum. Tony Trupiano and Joe Disano were openly advocating Democrats voting for Santorum. Party Chair, Mark Brewer was not openly endorsing the idea, but he wasn’t discouraging it either. CNN’s Dana Bash […]

Tom McMillin Continues To Push Idea Christians Are Discriminated Against But Not LGBT Citizens

Republican Representative Tom McMillin held another town hall meeting this afternoon. I confronted him with his sponsoring HB 5039, which prohibits municipalities from passing local ordinances protecting LGBT citizens in Michigan from discrimination. The Elliott-Larson bill does not include language protecting LGBT citizens. Several municipalities have put these ordinances in place. McMillin had said that […]