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Is Michigan’s Justin Amash going to help Donald Trump win reelection?

Michigan Congressman Justin Amash, the former Republican who made news last year by voting with Democrats to impeach Donald Trump, announced today that he is seriously considering a third-party run for president, as the candidate of the Libertarian Party. While he certainly has a right to do so, I, like others, can’t help but think […]

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Is Donald Trump really demanding to be praised before sending Michigan COVID-19 aid? It sure looks that way.

I like our “woman governor” here in Michigan. I think that, given the hand she’s been dealt, she’s been doing a good job for the citizens of the state. I do wonder, however, how much better things might be for us right now if she’d spent a little more of her time over the course […]

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Elizabeth Warren’s response to Facebook’s refusal to stop running false political ads

A few days ago, as you may have heard, Facebook made the decision to run an ad produced by the Trump campaign which had been proven to be false. While other media companies, like CNN, made the decision not to run the ad, which falsely suggested that Joe Biden, while Vice President of the United […]

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Republicans asked for a “quid pro quo.” Well, here it is. Now let’s see them do something about it.

Damn. While most of us were sleeping last night, text messages between Trump administration diplomats and a senior Ukrainian aide were released in unison by several House committees. They show, without any question, that the Trump administration’s refusal to advance relations between Ukraine and the United States was tied to a demand on the part […]

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Celebrating the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day in France with Donald Trump

There are a lot of reasons not to like Donald Trump. Some, admittedly, are better than others. Today, I have a really trivial one to add to the list… Given his antics in Europe right now, he’s forcing me to change my annual post about how I prefer Armistice Day to Veterans’ Day. Here’s what […]

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