Rick Snyder’s Michigan Data: Reversing Engler Mistakes by Reviving Them (Slash, Burn, Repeat…)

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On the eve of Michigan Republican Governor Rick Snyder’s second year 2012 Michigan State Budget announcements, this ANALYSIS, in simple pictures, looks back at what historical data says. Facts found in this fountain of tables, graphs and charts reveals much, and in many cases, might surprise many Michiganders. It gives a unique view not only […]

Colbert: SuperPAC Top 22 List includes 2 Michigan GOP Top Funders


The Colbert Report is making a bunch of noise since yesterday when Steven Colbert listed the Top 22 Super PAC donors revealing half of all Super PAC money came from their $67 million in contributions alone. The Colbert Report Get More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,Video Archive From NYT coverage, Colbert says: […]

Mackinac Center to Michigan Gov Snyder: Strike Colors, Hove To… Recieve Boarders on Right to Work

In one of the boldest, brashest moves seen in Michigan in quite some time, Ken Braun the recently ‘former’ Managing Director of CapCon at the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, has threaten Republican Governor Rick Snyder to either join the “Right to Work” (for a lot less) forces, or be circumvented by ‘citizen’ introduced legislation […]

One Merry Year in Michigan: Twas the Nerd Who Stole Christmas Version

The State of Michigan goes through a long year into a Holiday Season in which Governor Rick Snyder and Michigan Republicans do their very best attempting steal away as much joy for themselves and their cronies, Grinch style. But hope here is still strong, and most (True Michigan) liberal hearts are certainly not “two sizes […]

New A-musical Ad: America’s (and Michigan’s) Koch Brothers Addiction

New ad out on the Koch Brothers and their buying of the US and State governments across the country in the name of corporate interests and for privatization of public assets: Does Michigan have a Koch problem? Look for yourself. This is exactly how many feel about these folks: “You are filthy rich, so why […]

Signs of the Times: HUNDREDS of Protest Signs of Rick Snyder & GOP Policies in Michigan

Signs of the Times from Michigan. A couple members of Solon Street started out taking a few pictures of signs at various protests in Michigan, and the collection has grown into the HUNDREDS (700+ in fact). Most of the citizen demonstrators, from a range of professions and backgrounds, are against Michigan Republican Governor Rick Snyder […]

Michigan Snyder Policy BINGO: Rick Snyder State of the State and Policy Speech

New elected Governor and CEO Rick Snyder State of the State Speech is tonight, where Rick Snyder will outline the Snyder Administration policies and Snyder Team tasks and objectives. He will be referring to a Michigan Report Card and Michigan Benchmark his team has developed. To assist the corporate media, and what is left of […]

On Lives Interrupted… A Michigan Memorial Day Message

Note: This speech delivered to my Michigan hometown crowd several years ago now, during the height of increasing violence in Iraq, and continued conflicting politics here at home.  The instruction from several Vietnam era combat veterans was “give us a Memorial Day message to bind our community, not divide it. Return to the core message, […]