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Donald Trump refers to Americans who died in war as “losers” and “suckers”

It shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone, as we all heard Donald Trump say “I like people who weren’t captured” about former prisoner of war John McCain in 2015, but The Atlantic is reporting today that the President’s disdain for men and women in uniform goes far deeper. Here’s how the article, written by Jeffrey […]

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There’s nothing like hearing Peter Lorre repeating the phrase, “Each man kills the thing he loves”

I was going to write something really great tonight on Twitter’s newly announced ban on political ads and Obama’s recent comments on progressives who spend their time trying to out-woke one another. I really was. But then I realized that the brilliant, dark and absolutely beautiful 1935 Peter Lorre horror film Mad Love (also known […]

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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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The demands of black students at EMU, debunking myths about Rosie the Riveter and the Arsenal of Democracy, going inside the Paris climate talks, and sharing the music of the Monkey Power Trio… on episode 34 of the Saturday Six Pack

If you haven’t yet listened to last weekend’t episode of the Saturday Six Pack, you should. It was a nearly perfect mix, at least from my perspective, of seriously thought-provoking and just plain fun. Among other things, we talked with a representative from the University of Michigan delegation at the Paris climate talks, two of […]

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Black student demands at EMU, the truth about Rosie the Riveter, an inside look at the Paris climate talks, and a painfully honest critique of the new Monkey Power Trio record… on this weekend’s edition of The Saturday Six Pack

After two weeks off to focus on the consumption of turkey, mashed potatoes and jello salad, we’re back in the AM 1700 studio this Saturday evening at 6:00 to talk about everything from the recent demands made by representatives of EMU’s black student body, to the climate talks currently taking place in Paris. If you’re […]

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