• With Friends Like These, Who Needs Friends

    by  • May 21, 2014

    Detroit, Michigan The Associated Press is reporting that a political action group, funded by the very right-wing Koch family is against a set of bills in the Michigan legislature that seek to provide the city of Detroit with nearly $200 million. The Koch’s are a wealthy pair of brothers who originate from Kansas and made [...]

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    Misfits and the Media

    by  • May 21, 2014

    Detroit, Michigan Are those who report on politics in Michigan stuck in their own circle, reporting to themselves about what they think and feel? How competitive is the media in Michigan, specifically South East Michigan? Do those who report merely use the many publications and news outlets as enhanced chat rooms where they can share [...]

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    That’s Where the Money Is, The Andy Dillon and Dave Bing Story

    by  • December 9, 2013

     The famous quote attributed to a bank robber nick named, Slick Willie, is also something Willie says he never said. Instead it’s written that Willie Sutton robbed banks because it gave him an adrenaline rush. An excitement that the reported $2 million he stole over the length of his criminal career never fulfilled. Neither Andy [...]

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    Selection of Duggan May Cost Democrats White House in 2016

    by  • November 20, 2013

    The 2016 president primary process has already begun. Some political observers would say it began when Hilary Clinton resigned her position as Secretary of State. Many who write and talk about politics believe that Hilary Clinton will run for president after Obama’s term ends. Some have even predicted that no other democrat will challenge her [...]

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    Not Fair, Not Balanced, Not Truthful

    by  • November 12, 2013

    How much of the news can you trust? Where are the large news organizations with the funds to gather news that can be trusted. 60 Minutes, the very popular and respected news program reported that President Obama abandoned Americans in Benghazi which led to their deaths. They didn’t use these exact words but the intent [...]

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    False Testimony

    by  • October 21, 2013

    On Thursday September 19 Detroit bankruptcy Judge Rhodes declared in his court that those before him were thoughtful, articulate, passionate and compelling so much so that Governor Rick Snyder and Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr should be encouraged to view a tape of the proceedings which represented the peoples’ objections to the bankruptcy filing by the [...]

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    by  • September 21, 2013

    By Monica Ross-Williams The corruption is too deep. Possibly to the point of being unbeatable. Our principles of whatever the Democracy process is supposed to look like in this State is truly falling apart. **One part of the population is concerned about holding on to whatever they have left. **The Other part is dead set [...]

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    Candidate Questionnaire – Sample Questions 2013 Elections

    by  • June 21, 2013

    What would you do in your First 100 days in office? What are your Top three agenda items? What do you consider your highest priority? When it comes to their job function, duties and responsibilities? How to shorten voting lines on Election Day? [ clerk ] How would you provide more information to citizens of [...]

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    by  • June 11, 2013

    By Helen Moore I have finally calmed down after being ejected from the EM meeting at Wayne State this evening. After we arrived early and waited in the rain to finally enter the meeting after being searched I was told that I could not enter the first floor because there were no seats left. I [...]

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    The Fight over Belle Isle is more than just a fight over a park

    by  • March 11, 2013

    The rejection of the state lease for the island park, Belle Isle, has included a continuing ridicule of those who opposed the plan. Perhaps this is expected based on the positions published within the local news papers and the commentary by the TV and radio media. The viciousness of the ridicule and the ongoing complaining [...]

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