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My thoughts on International Village

Yesterday, someone on Twitter called me out for being silent on the subject of International Village, the $350+ million dollar retail and housing development being proposed for Ypsilanti’s 36-acre Water Street property. According to this person, who was posting under a pseudonym, my silence on the matter was “deafening.” It’s something I’ve heard several times […]

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With Mueller’s net tightening, Trump is said to be exploring whether or not he can pardon himself, and those close to him

With Donald Trump Jr., Paul Manafort and Jared Kushner all set to testify before Senate committees this coming week, I can’t say as though I was surprised to read just now in the Washington Post that President Trump, according to White House sources, has begun talking with his attorneys about the possibility of pardoning those […]

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Russia, Russia, Russia… Now that we’ve got a narrative, we can’t let go

It’s all happening so fast. It’s easy to be overwhelmed. One minute, Kid Rock, in what we can hope is just a bid to sell a few thousand more of his ridiculous “dumbfuckistan” t-shirts, announces a bid to take on Debbie Stabenow for the Senate, and, the next thing you know, Caitlyn “just because she’s […]

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Happy Thanksgiving again

Last November, I made the decision not to write anything new for Thanksgiving, but, instead, to recycle something that I’d written years ago. Well, here it is again. I was tempted to remove some of the old references, and replace them with new ones, but it occurred to me that altering this post, which is […]

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Happy Thanksgiving again

I was going to write something new for Thanksgiving this year, but then it occurred to me that I could just reuse what I posted last year, and spend my morning cleaning the house and getting ready for the new baby that’s scheduled to join us any day now instead. (My hope is that, after […]

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