Hello hello, happy humpday, I hope your week is going well. I have scheduled a google hangout for the MI Progressive Bloggers caucus-wannabe for tomorrow night at 8pm. Let me know if you would like an invite to the hangout. And now for the good stuff: From DK – Reid moving forward with filibuster reforms […]
Why Michigan newspapers continue to reference the Mackinac Center as a think tank rather than a willing partner in the right wing echo chamber has always been a mystery. Evidence abounds. Take for instance, its recent reposting of President Emeritus Larry Reed’s Thanksgiving piece, which tells us that the original Thanksgiving took place only after […]
There’s tons of evidence showing that the Republicans like to steal elections at all levels, but let’s just focus on the Presidential. Hacktivist group Anonymous publicly issued a message to Karl Rove right before the election, warning him to avoid any shenanigans. After the election Anonymous issued a press release announcing that they had set […]
Not only did the Nov. 6 election give President Obama a mandate for the continuation of his economic policies, but once again more people cast votes for Democrats in Michigan, but both the Michigan and U.S. House remain in Republican control. In a post analysis of the election, longtime political pundit Bill Ballenger noted the gerrymandering […]
Bill Rogers has labeled local governments as “irresponsible” one too many times. Sorry Bill, no matter what the “spinmeisters” have told you, it’s not the locals fault. (Press and Argus, 11/09/12) The EFM Law is a direct means to deflect responsibility for local unit financial distress from the source of the problem, the state legislature. […]
Happy Wednesday everyone. I’ve just updated the site software, so if you see anything buggy please let me know. Lots of links today. FBI joins probe after Michigan church serving as poll spray-painted with anti-black graffiti MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. -The FBI has joined an investigation after a suburban Detroit church that served as an Election […]
Crazy Jack has a post up on Gillman’s blog, encouraging Lansing to take up RtWfL. Jack has several reasons spelled out as to why Lansing should pursue “the legislation that has already been written.” Among the reasons are this June 2010 “pledge” by Snyder: Jase Bolger also supported right to work for less: LANSING — […]
Hey, do you know where you need to go to vote? You can visit this web application, input some basic information, and get your voting location. You can also get a sample ballot. If you have any trouble with voting tomorrow, the Michigan Dems Voter Protection Hotline is 877-271-1672. Vote!