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Is MLive right? Has Michigan’s poverty rate really jumped 17-percent?

There was a feature on MLive today about the newly released census data and what it tells us about the trajectory of Michigan’s economy. After stating, “median income in three out of every four Michigan cities and villages (had) declined in the past five years,” and that “the share of people living in poverty has […]

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Paranoia on the right leads to more bloodshed

Not too long ago, CNN contributor and Republican blogger, Erick Erickson, publicly threatened to pull a shotgun on census workers if they had the audacity to show up on his doorstep…. Here’s a clip from Politico: …Erickson — the founder of the conservative blog RedState — said on his Macon, Ga.-area radio show Thursday that […]

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