Category Archives: Michigan

Demand the Voter Bill of Rights over voter suppression

According to State Rep Jeff Irwin, whom I just traded emails with, it looks as though the controversial Voter ID law being pushed through the Michigan House this lame duck session by Republican lawmakers, will be coming up for a vote tomorrow – Wednesday, December 7 – Pearl Harbor Day. Given that the House is […]

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Thank you, Kid Rock and Warner Brothers Records, for elevating the American discourse this holiday season

Not ones to miss an opportunity to cash in on the stupid, Bob Ritchie and Warner Brothers just rolled out a line of pro-Trump merchandise aimed directly at the core Kid Rock demographic. Here’s an example from their holiday store. [#HatePays] I know you’ve probably got a lot of other stuff to do today, but, […]

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Who are our Electors who will choose our next President, what are the rules that constrain them, and how many are likely to go rogue against Trump?

Unless something truly remarkable happens, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States on January 20, 2017. This, given the very real threat he poses to our nation, is incredibly distressing to many of us. And, with that in mind, it’s probably not surprising that quite a few very […]

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The post-Trump assault on voting rights has already begun in Michigan… Here’s what you can do to fight back

A few days ago, after Trump made the unsubstantiated claim that “millions” of people had voted illegally for his opponent during the recent presidential election, we discussed the possibility that this heightened rhetoric of his concerning voter fraud, which was particularly odd given the fact that he’d won the election, might have been a preemptive […]

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We should have stopped Betsy DeVos when we had the chance

On behalf of the people of Michigan, I apologize… Not only were we one of three states credited with making Donald Trump, the least qualified presidential candidate in American history, our President-elect, but, as it turns out, we might also be responsible for ending public education as we know it. You see, we, the people […]

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