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Three awesome women share their stories about the day Bernie came to town

If you’re interested in finding out what presidential candidate Bernie Sanders talked about on Monday, when he was here at Eastern Michigan University’s Convocation Center, there’s quite a bit of documentation out there. Of what I’ve seen, my favorite is an article in the Washington Post titled “‘Single-issue’ candidate Bernie Sanders touches on 20 issues […]

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Rick Snyder to speak at U-M’s April 30 commencement

When I graduated from U-M, Hillary Clinton was our commencement speaker. I don’t recall there being protesters outside, but she wasn’t a popular choice. There was quite a bit of debate on campus after the initial announcement, and, then, during her speech, which was delivered in the U-M stadium, I remember that there was a […]

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Keep Fear Alive – October 30, 2010

Well, it looks like we’d better order those tricorne hats and colonial wigs, and charter that bus for DC. It’s now official. Colbert accepted the bribe, and the Restoring Truthiness rally is going to happen on the Mall, in front of the Lincoln Memorial. It’s not going to be called the Restoring Truthiness rally, though. […]

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The Restoring Truthiness rally may very well happen

Remember how I told you that the internets were conspiring to see Stephen Colbert at the Lincoln Memorial, a few steps down from that historic step from which Glenn Beck reclaimed the American Civil Rights movement for angry and terrified white people? Well, the folks on Reddit have put their money where their mouths are, […]

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Restoring Truthiness

It would appear, based on last night’s Colbert Report, that Stephen has not only heard about the groundswell of support for a Restoring Truthiness rally in DC in October, but that he’s actually considering it. The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c

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