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It’s time to vote, Michigan! Let me know if I can help.

I read something yesterday that struck me. The Atlantic’s David Frum, commenting about how difficult it is for some people in the United States to vote, said, “It’s not easy to design a voting system that creates 11 hour lines.” “Generating delays like this,” he went on, “(requires) careful planning and sustained commitment.” And he’s […]

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A few days after calling America’s senior citizens his “favorite people,” Donald Trump mocks the elderly

With Joe Biden leading Donald Trump among seniors by more than 20 points in the polls, the President of the United States did something both bold and desperate last week, releasing a bizarre green screen video of himself promising those over 65 that, if he were to be reelected, he would give them all access […]

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Does anyone believe Donald Trump when he says that “Republicans will be providing far better Healthcare than the Democrats, at a far lower cost”?

Donald Trump, as you can see above, just tweeted out a promise that, “Republicans will be providing far better Healthcare than the Democrats, at a far lower cost.” If it sounds familiar, it’s because it’s something that he’s promised a near infinite number of times in the past. It started before the election in 2016, […]

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Governor Whitmer on Trump attacking her after the FBI announced that she had been the target of a kidnapping plot: “A decent human being would pick up the phone and say, ‘Are you OK? How’s your family doing?’ That’s what a decent human being does.”

Gov. Whitmer on the candidates' characters: — The Recount (@therecount) October 9, 2020

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Five men arrested by the FBI in Ypsilanti for plotting to abduct and assassinate Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer

Last night, there were FBI raids in Wexford County and Hartland, leading to several arrests. At roughly the same time, another five men were taken into custody in Ypsilanti by agents of the FBI. [While they were arrested here, it doesn’t look as though any of the men lived in Ypsilanti.] According to court documents, […]

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