Mitt Rmoney spoke to a virtually empty Ford Field today. Tony Trupiano spoke with Ed Shultz on Friday’s show.
. On Monday, Representative Tom McMillin held his monthly town hall meeting at Rochester Hills City Hall. A group of about 10 protesters also showed up confronting him about his proposed legislation HB 5039, a bill that would prohibit municipalities from passing ordinances that would protect gay, lesbian and transgendered individuals from discrimination. Diane Young, [...]
Today, January 13, 2012, is the last day for signatures for the recall of Governor Scott Walker in Wisconsin. For 260 days, the Solidarity singers have been singing in the Rotunda and outside the Capitol in Madison, WI. Today I asked Chris Reed, the leader of the Solidarity Singers, if he would do a special [...]
Recall efforts cost a lot of money. One way Michigan Rising, a group that is trying to recall Senator Phil Pavlov will be using to raise money at Saturday’s kickoff events is mobile fundraising. Those attending the events will be able to donate to the recall effort using their smart phones. “We are excited to [...]
Today on WDET’s Craig Fahle show, Bruce Fealk, Communications Director for Michigan Rising talked about the efforts underway to recall Governor Rick Snyder. Listen here
Today, Mike Tait, chair of the Wisconsin Democratic Party announced that Wisconsin has collected over 500,000 signatures for the recall of Governor Scott Walker. Wisconsin is well on its way to an election to toss Scott Walker out of office. As a member of the Democratic Party, I wonder why won’t Mark Brewer, Chair of [...]
By Katie Jacob for The Rochester Citizen Eight top Republican candidates– including current front-runners, Mitt Romney, Rick Snyder and Herman Cain — were in town Wednesday for the ninth in a series of Republican debates. The event took place at Oakland University at the O’rena, Oakland’s huge athletic center. Roads, parking lots and even some [...]
On Saturday several hundred people turned out in the cold, wind and rain for the Occupy Lansing rally. Here is the full video of the event.
From 1949 until 1987, the Fairness Doctrine required broadcasters to operate in the public interest and provide equal time to opposing points of view. The 2007 report The Structural Imbalance of Political Talk Radio found that 91% of talk radio was conservative and only 9% liberal. According to the report, every weekday there are 2,570 [...]
Jan BenDor is the statewide coordinator for the Michigan Election Reform Alliance. MERA’s main concern, according to BenDor, is the protection of Michigan’s election integrity. “We have an election system that is riddled with problems and is very vulnerable to manipulation. We vote, but we aren’t really sure our votes are being counted,” BenDor said. [...]
I don’t know if you’ve seen this video yet, but every blogger needs to be focusing on this organization, ALEC. Cenk Uygur and Anna Kasparian put it all together in a few minutes what every democracy loving American needs to know about ALEC. ALEC is destroying our democracy, plain and simple. This is only one [...]
Unemployed Constituents Stage Sit-in And Demonstration At Congressman Paul Ryan’s Kenosha, WI Office
As rumors swirl in Washington D.C. about Congressman Paul Ryan and a possible Presidential run, several unemployed constituents demonstrated outside and then moved inside where they demanded a meeting with the Congressman. Ryan’s constituents have decided to stay in Mr. Ryan’s office until Congressman Ryan grants them a meeting to talk about creating jobs. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SUTlGJWm48E[/youtube] [...]