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The Occupy Wall Street movement, why it’s not being treated like the Tea Party in the media, and why it has a better chance of success than the anti-globalization campaign

I suspect this may be old news for those of you with cable, but I just happened across this recent episode of the Daily Show dealing with the media’s evolving (and hypocritical) coverage of the Occupy Wall Street movement, and thought that I’d share it. The Daily Show with Jon StewartGet More: Daily Show Full […]

Posted in Corporate Crime, Media, Uncategorized | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

According to a source, I was right about 7-Eleven and Starbucks considering Ypsi

Remember how, a couple of days ago, when talking about the new retail development taking shape on Cross Street, right across from Eastern Michigan University, I said that I thought that it was likely the developer, O’Neal Construction, was already in negotiations with Starbucks and 7-Eleven? Well, if I’m to believe this email that I […]

Posted in Ann Arbor, entrepreneurism, Food, Local Business, Locally Owned Business, Ypsilanti | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 56 Comments

“See, the Democrats are violent too!”

With the news that a mentally ill man in Pennsylvania had threatened the life of Republican Congressman Eric Cantor, conservatives everywhere have begun jumping up and down, waiving their hands around wildly (imagine Arnold Horshack trying to get Mr. Kotter’s attention), and claiming that this definitively proves, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that Democrats […]

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