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After a year in bed with the Koch Brothers, Michigan needs a Schauer…. Snyder launches an unprecedented advertising blitz a full 13 months prior to election day. Does it mean he’s “running scared”?

Yesterday, online ads began running in support of Rick Snyder’s 2014 reelection bid. And, tomorrow, a one-minute television spot will begin airing in select Michigan media markets as well. (According to the Detroit Free Press, it will likely be running in Detroit, Grand Rapids, Flint, Lansing and Traverse City.) As this is a full 13 […]

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The biggest post-election losers… Or, six old white men that need to be set adrift on ice floes

Bobby Jindal, the Republican Governor of Louisiana, when asked a few days ago to reflect on the election, said, “We cannot be, we must not be, the party that simply protects the rich so they get to keep their toys.” Sure, he’s probably lying, but I still think it’s safe to say that this comment, […]

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Syed Taj, Muslim candidate for Congress, subjected to outrageous racist attacks

Last week, when I noticed that the American Medical Association (AMA) had started taking out television ads in support of our friend Syed Taj, I knew that racist attacks from the right were inevitable. The AMA ads signaled to me that the race was close (as the AMA doesn’t invest in races that aren’t winnable), […]

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In defense of my beautiful body… majestic penis

Last night, in a post about a new bar in Ypsi, I noted my dislike of trough urinals. This admission attracted the following comment from an Ypsilantian by the name of Karen. If you’re ashamed of your penis that much, you should get a catheter for when you go out to eat. In a later […]

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Which of these three videos do you find most upsetting?

First, we have video of a peacefully protesting Iraq war veteran by the name of Kayvan Sabehgi being severely beaten by Oakland riot police. It’s being reported that his spleen was lacerated in the attack. Next, we have Daily Show corespondent Samantha Bee exposing the class divisions taking shape between protesters in Zuccotti Park. The […]

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