Author Archives: Mark

Some Dare Call It Treason: When a former CIA Director starts referring to your actions as “treasonous,” I think you might have a problem

Well, today was the big day. Following almost immediately on the heals of last week’s big announcement about the grand jury indictments of 12 Russian military intelligence officers for committing acts of cyber warfare against the U.S. during the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump had more than ample opportunity to cancel this morning’s private one-on-one […]

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Catching up with SolarYpsi

Tomorrow evening (Tuesday, July 17) at 6:00, Dave Strenski, the founder of SolarYpsi, is going to be in our conference room at Landline Creative Labs to discuss how solar power works, and the local resources that exist to help you get started, should you decide to join the ever-growing number of Ypsilantians who are attempting, […]

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OK, with Trump heading into a private meeting with Putin just days after Mueller went public with evidence proving Russia’s state-sanctioned hacking of our 2016 presidential election, is it finally time to admit that the conspiracy theory is actually fact, and take to the fucking streets?

As I’m not sure where to start, or where this post may go, I’m just going to jump right in and start rambling. Hopefully you can follow along. If not, I apologize. Earlier this past week, before Donald Trump left the U.S. for what would turn out to be a completely disastrous NATO summit in […]

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Ypsilanti’s free public phone is once again up and running

Not too long after we got the free public phone up and running across from Ypsi’s transit center this past spring, something terrible happened, and it died. Well, thanks to our friends at Futel, a replacement phone was shipped out from Portland, and we’ve once again got free phone service on Pearl Street. For those […]

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Failing to comply with a court order demanding that he reunite immigrant children with their parents, Donald Trump is asked what he is doing to expedite the process. The solution, he responds, is for these people to have never come here in the first place.

In late June, U.S. District Court Judge Dana Sabraw issued a preliminary injunction requiring that the federal government reunite families that had been separated at the southern border as a result of the Trump administration’s racist and unnecessarily cruel “zero tolerance” immigration policy. Sabraw, in his ruling, demanded that children four years old and younger […]

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