Monthly Archives: April 2012

GOP= Good at Oppressing People

ShareBill Maher famously said “I’m not saying all Republicans are racist, but if you’re racist, you’re probably a Republican.”  Borrowing his style, I’d like to say that not all Republicans are for voter suppression, but if you are suppressing voters, you are probably a … Continue reading

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Yes, They Really are Stupid!

Share A number of times lately someone has said to me “either these Republicans are really smart or really stupid.”  I think the latter is far more likely.  I’d like to introduce two pieces of evidence to support the case … Continue reading

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103rd Democratic Candidate Lon Johnson is Northern Michigan’s Prince Fielder

ShareWhen I broke the story about Lon Johnson’s upcoming announcement as a candidate for the 103rd House seat, I was only able to provide some sketchy details about his background.  Since then I have found out a lot more about … Continue reading

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103rd House Candidate Has Ties to President Obama

Share I recently received a flyer via email for a candidate for the 103rd House office.  I have particular interest in the 103rd district because I live in it, because I am not very happy with my current representative Bruce Rendon, and … Continue reading

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Three Petitions You Can, and Must, Sign Right Now!

Share  While you are waiting for the collective bargaining and recall Governor Rick Snyder petitions to reach your door, why not sign these petitions today?  First, be sure to sign the online petition to reinstate Brooke Harris.  Brooke was fired for TRYING to organize … Continue reading

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Connect Four: Rick Snyder, The Poor, Bible Verses, & Tax Breaks

Share There are over 100 references in the bible about caring for the poor.  One that seems to fit Michigan’s current political climate comes from Proverbs 22:16.  “He who oppresses the poor to increase his wealth and he who gives gifts … Continue reading

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