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The Ypsilanti Income Tax cyber debate… starts now!

As I mentioned earlier, I think there are persuasive arguments both for and against the passing of a personal income tax in Ypsilanti. On the pro side, I like the fact that it would allow us to maintain an acceptable level city services, while delaying our slide into receivorship under the rule of an unelected […]

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This might be your last chance to get stoned for a twisted ankle, Michigan

An appeals court today in Michigan found that so-called medical marijuana dispensaries, like those which have popped up all around Ypsilanti during this past year, are illegal. The following clip comes from the Washington Post: Medical marijuana cannot be sold through private shops, the Michigan appeals court said Wednesday in a major decision that strikes […]

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What we should be doing instead of slashing federal spending via Super Committee

It pains me admit it, but sometimes the readers of this site do a better job of expressing what I’d like to say that I do. In those instances, I feel obligated to share what they’ve written here, on the front page. At other times, I just post their ramblings up here because I’d rather […]

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Today’s graduation day protest against Rick Snyder

Our friend Glen was in Ann Arbor this morning for the big protest against the Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, who was the keynote speaker at today’s University of Michigan commencement. Here’s his report. I just returned from Ann Arbor, where I was one of approximately 3000 people (my estimate) who turned out to protest Governor […]

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Who will fight for Michigan’s struggling cities, like Ypsilanti, against the Snyder budget?

As we’ve discussed here in the past, the budget put forward by our new Governor, Rick Snyder, would appear to put a disproportionate amount of the burden on aging, urban communities, like Ypsilanti. Here are just a few of the ways that Ypsilanti will be impacted by the new budget if it is ratified. • First, […]

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