Category Archives: Michigan

Having cautioned that we might not be so keen on the Russia investigation when it starts taking down our heroes on the left, former National Security Agency analyst John Schindler points to John Conyers

A few days ago, former National Security Agency analyst and counterintelligence officer John Schindler‏ noted on Twitter that the Russia investigation would eventually take down not just Republicans, but Democrats as well. “If you think the coming takedown of Kremlin spy-influence networks in DC will only bag people you dislike,” he said, “consider hiding in […]

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Morbid Reflection: Michigan Horror Films 1976-2014

This weekend, my friend Forest Juziuk is going to be hosting a festival called Morbid Reflection: Michigan Horror Films 1976-2014 at Planet Ant’s new Ant Hall in Hamtramck. You can find ticket information at the end of this post, but, first, here’s a short conversation between Forest and myself about how the festival came together, […]

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Having failed miserably as Attorney General, Schuette sets his sights on the Governor’s office

Last winter, as you may recall, Donald Trump didn’t have a lot of friends inside the Michigan GOP. Governor Snyder, in a rare show of moral courage, refused to endorse the real estate developer turned reality television celebrity, and Lieutenant Governor Calley, who had endorsed him earlier in the campaign, withdrew his endorsement, once the […]

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A big “thank you” to all those who died in the Chicago rail yards so that we might have the day off to grill hot dogs… Happy Labor Day

I know it’s probably cheating, but here’s something that I posted more than half a decade ago on the occasion of Labor Day. If anything, I think it’s even more appropriate today, seeing as how Michigan has since become a so-called “right to work” state, and we now how have an unquestionably anti-worker administration running […]

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Richard Spencer told by MSU that he and his fellow Nazis are not welcome in East Lansing

Yesterday, Michigan State University confirmed that the National Policy Institute, a fascist think tank led by white supremacist Richard Spencer, had requested the opportunity to have Spencer speak on campus. Today, the university’s president, Lou Anna K. Simon, issued the following statement, making it clear that he and his organization are not welcome. “After consultation […]

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