Tag Archives: political endorsements

Michigan, the state where Betsy DeVos has fought the past several decades to deregulate the charter industry and weaken public education, finishes dead last of all 50 states when it comes to student proficiency improvement

Citing the good work she’d done in Michigan, the Detroit News endorsed Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education this past January. The Amway heiress, they told us, based on what she’d accomplished here in Michigan, was a “sound choice” – someone who would “strive to improve education for all kids.” The “hysteria” over DeVos, they […]

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My last post on Tuesday’s City Council election… and my first endorsement

I told myself this weekend that I was done writing about the Ypsilanti City Council race, but, now that I sit here, thinking over how I’m going to vote tomorrow, I find that I have one more thing that I’d like to say… Before I get to it, though, I’d like to preface it by […]

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John Edwards picking up college girls

One of my biggest regrets, at least politically speaking, is that I invested as much as I did in the John Edwards campaign. It sounds incredibly naive in retrospect, I know, but I really believed that he was sincerely running because he wanted to stand up for regular Americans, and bring morality and integrity back […]

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Cynthia Plaster Caster for Mayor

I had been pulling for Rahm Emanuel to become Mayor of Chicago, as it would get him out of the White House, and make room for someone like Michael Moore, but now I’m not so sure. I just discovered, through Facebook, that one of my friends is in the race. While it’s true that she […]

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