Category Archives: Michigan

What did you think of Snyder’s State of the State speech?

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Homeless students share their stories, a Flint mother tells about the poisoning of her family, and a local business owner divulges details of his rock and roll past… on episode 36 of The Saturday Six Pack

HOMELESSNESS AMONG STUDENTS IN WASHTENAW COUNTY… After kicking things off with the awesome into song written by our recent guest Frank Allison, we jumped right into things with Eastern Michigan University student Ramone Williams, the subject of a recent investigative piece on homelessness among Michigan’s college students. Williams told us about the circumstances that lead […]

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Rick Snyder, who spent his first six years in office laying waste to checks and balances, blames the Flint water crisis on the lack of sufficient checks and balances

He’s still not as open as I’d like, but, based on the National Journal interview with Rick Snyder that was just posted, it would appear that our Governor is beginning to accept the fact that this isn’t just going to go away, and that he needs to start actually answering questions. I still don’t like […]

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Demands for accountability grow as news of Flint water crisis goes national

Over the past several days, in the wake of the announcement that the U.S. Attorney’s Office had launched a formal investigation into the Flint water crisis, we’re finally starting to see the issue get the attention that it deserves nationally. It was not only a subject of discussion on Meet the Press this morning, where […]

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Reporter demands of Snyder… “What did you know, and when did you know it?”

With an increasing number of people calling for the arrest of Rick Snyder for the role he may have played in hiding evidence of the fact that the people of Flint were being poisoned by their drinking water, the Governor when to Flint earlier today to meet with Mayor Karen Weaver and reiterate, “We’re (now) […]

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