Brandon Dillon on Speaker Jase Bolger’s bullying of Democrats

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“When big, well-heeled special interests come to testify, Republicans roll out the red carpet. When people in wheelchairs come to testify, Republicans walk out of the room.” ~Brandon Dillon In this special audio segment we have State Rep Brandon Dillon talking about Jase Bolger removing 8 Democrats from 9 committees in retaliation for a statement […]

Recap: Protest Against Romney and His Proposed Policies

Last week, we traveled around Michigan while Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney went on a bus tour through the state. Hundreds of our supporters loaded up buses to Troy, Dewitt, Frankenmuth and Holland to protest against Romney’s business practices and show their disdain for his proposed policies. WATCH: In Dewitt, Mich., Good Jobs Now activists […]

OAKLAND COUNTY REPUBLICAN REDISTRICTING PLAN: “GERRYMANDERED AND ILLEGAL”

REPUBLICAN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS IN OAKLAND COUNTY PROPOSE AND RECOMMEND ADOPTION OF REDISTRICTING PLAN IN VIOLATION OF THE LAW Monday, April 9th, 2012 CONTACT: Frank Houston (248) 808-7166 Pontiac – In another unprecedented example of partisanship in Oakland County, Republican County Commissioners on the, “Government Oversight Committee,” proposed and recommended the approval of a redistricting plan […]

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 […]

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 […]

The People’s News 8/24

Here are today’s top Michi­gan news stories… DETROIT NEWS COLUMN: GOP flunks all efforts at reform — To say the GOP has earned an “F” thus far is an understatement. Now that the Leg­is­la­ture is back, Repub­li­can lead­ers can either con­tinue attack­ing pub­lic edu­ca­tion and the mid­dle class or actu­ally invest in our state and be the lead­ers that the pub­lic thought they elected. GRAND RAPIDS PRESS: Another […]

The People’s News 7/6/11

Last week Republicans around the state introduced efforts to kick-off so-called Right to Work measures here in the Great Lakes State. We know that these efforts are anything but good for workers or our state, and you can learn here more.  Tonight in Traverse City, Grand Traverse County Commission and Tea Party activist Jason Gillman […]

Comments on the Mackinac Center – GOP tax plan

RALLY PHOTOS – Michigan GOP pulling a Stealth-Walker move to damage unions

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Last night on the Rachel Maddow Show where Rachel did a fine job outlining what’s going on in Michigan right now. Check it out: Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Basically, GOP members of Congress in Michigan are pushing through legislation that would allow the governor to declare a […]

The Late Late Show

  Fri Dec 03, 2010 at 06:03:51 AM EST ​ It just wouldn't be the Michigan Legislature if they weren't rushing bills through in the middle of the night so they can take the rest of the week, month, year, whatever, off. Did anyone ever check and make sure that they aren't all vampires? Ahh […]

Republicans Celebrate: Inequality at Record Levels

Republicans and their angry, rich base must feel pleased as punch about these census figures: The income gap between the richest and poorest Americans grew last year to its widest amount on record as young adults and children in particular struggled to stay afloat in the recession.The top-earning 20 percent of Americans – those making […]

Whatever It Is, Republicans Are Against It

Kudos to Steve Benen at Washington Monthly for finding what he believes is the perfect theme song for the “Party of No,” courtesy of Groucho Marx who first sang it in 1932. As I listened to the words, images of Mike Bishop and Michigan’s Republicans kept popping into my head. Enjoy. Here are the lyrics: […]