Debbie Stabenow: MSU won the FRIB competition fair & square

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Today our friend Walt Sorg spends a few minutes with Senator Debbie Stabenow. Senator Stabenow was at the East Lansing Rotary meeting yesterday, and Walt was able to get some time with her before she left. They discuss: Clean energy at The Board of Water & Light Congressional deadlock – what used to be bipartisan […]

Tell Hoekstra and Romney NO on November 6

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As you know, the 2012 elections are less than six months from now and the stakes are higher than ever. Whoever wins this election will determine whether our nation will continue to move to a new tune or rewind the same old song. We want leaders who can relate to and implement measures that will […]

Racist Hoekstra ad reframes the conversation, but not how he wanted it to

Missed it by THAT much Pete Hoekstra is nearly giddy about all the attention his racist ad had garnered. Hoekstra, a former Republican congressman from Holland, stood his ground Monday, saying the ad did what he wanted: It drew a clear contrast between himself and Democratic U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow. […] “We knew we were […]

Pete Hoekstra airs offensive, racist ad during Super Bowl XLVI

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Who thought THAT was a good idea? “Twitter Pete” Hoekstra, the man who wasn’t even smart enough to buy his own domain during his run for Governor of Michigan, ran an ad during this year’s Superbowl that was so blatantly racist and offensive to Asians that even GOP consultants are flinching. The portrayal of a […]

The People’s News 7/14/11

Here are today's top stories – Macomb Daily: Surprise! School taxes up in many Macomb districts and MCC – Macomb Community College and more than a dozen local school districts across the county have quietly boosted property taxes, and officials blame the increase on the same dramatically lower property values that have caused cash-strapped homeowners to deal […]

Double digit loser in U.S. House race launching statewide campaign

Only the ego the size of Mount Rushmore can be led to believe that losing by 15 points last November in a Republican wave year to U.S. Rep. John Dingell, D-Dearborn, means you can win a statewide campaign and unseat popular U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, but those who followed Ann Arbor physician and teabagger Rob […]

GM to Rehire 200 Workers for Flint South Plant, Invest $163M in the Midwest

Here is some good news to kick off your holiday weekend: General Motors delivered good news to the city of Flint – they plan to rehire nearly 200 workers at the Flint South plant, in addition to the 160 people already hired. The automaker is investing $163 million in three Midwestern plants, including the plant […]

Contact Senators Levin & Stabenow: Public Option

Please contact them about supporting a robust public option: leave a voice mail, send a fax, fire off an email. Do it before Monday morning. The Senate’s health care reform bill will likely take its final shape very early this week. If Senators see a flood of support, we have a much better chance of […]