Category Archives: Detroit

Count the votes! Stop the count!

Supporters of Donald Trump, with his encouragement, have been protesting across the nation since the election. In some states, like Michigan, they’ve been demanding that the counting of votes be stopped. And, in others, like Arizona, they’ve been demanding that the counting of votes be continued. I don’t want to get into how stupid it […]

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Robocalls in Detroit are telling people that, if they vote by mail in the presidential election, they’ll be giving their information to “the man,” who will use the that information to track them, arrest them, and put them on a list for “mandatory vaccines”

Remember Jacob Wohl and Jack Burkman, the two far right, pro-Trump “ratfuckers” who tried to convince the people of America that former FBI director Robert Mueller was a rapist and that Elizabeth Warren liked rough sex with male prostitutes? Well they seem to be at it again. This time, it looks as though they’re behind […]

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Today in Fascism: With DHS officers having been deployed to Portland, Chicago prepares for the inevitable, and we wonder if Detroit might be next

The cool, military-looking guy above is former lobbyist Chad Wolf. [Insert Donald Trump “Drain the swamp!” soundbite.] As I understand it, Wolf has never served a day in the military. He did, however, attend Southern Methodist University on a tennis scholarship, and earn an undergraduate degree in history. And, now, because he was in the […]

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We keep hearing that COVID doesn’t discriminate, but the data shows that, here in Washtenaw County, it’s disproportionately the black residents of Ypsilanti who are suffering

As of yesterday at 3:00 PM, 14,225 residents of Michigan were known to have contracted COVID-19, with 540 of those cases being in Washtenaw County. [At the same time, there had been 540 deaths in Michigan from COVID-19, with 8 of those having been in Wasthenaw County.] Of those currently hospitalized in Washtenaw County, the […]

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On a campaign stop in Michigan today, Elizabeth Warren calls for a constitutional amendment to end gerrymandering, get corporate money out of politics, and protect voting rights

We know for a certainty that the tide is turning against the Republican Party demographically speaking. And, as a result, we know that the Republican Party, in an effort to retain power, has been devoting more time, effort and resources to gerrymandering, voter suppression and other activities intended to prevent non-Republicans from voting, like continuing […]

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