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Elizabeth Warren and Bowzer…. starting day two at Netroots Nation

I’m incredibly frustrated. I’m seeing a lot of good stuff at the Netroots Nation conference, but, unfortunately, technical difficulties have been thwarting me at every turn. I thought that I was being sufficiently cautious when I packed two cameras, but, now that I’m here, neither seems to be working. My old Flip camera is refusing […]

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What does Scott Walker’s victory in Wisconsin mean?

To all of my friends in Wisconsin who didn’t vote yesterday, I hate you. Not only are you responsible for keeping the unabashed corporate shill Scott Walker in office, but, more importantly, you’re responsible for ruining my first Netroots Nation conference. OK, maybe I’m overstating things a bit. I’m sure the conference will be just […]

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Move to Amend chapter to open in Ypsi/Arbor, challenge concept of corporate personhood

Some local folks are starting an Ypsi/Arbor chapter of a national organization dedicated to the elimination of so-called “corporate personhood.” Their names are Reagan M. Sova and Joel Skene, and I thought that I’d take the opportunity to ask them some questions. Following is our brief, but dense conversation. MARK: So, I hear that you’re […]

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So, what exactly happens if the people of Michigan vote to recall our Governor?

This weekend, I posted something here on the site about the ongoing effort to recall Michigan Governor Rick Snyder. In the ensuing conversation, someone asked what exactly would happen, assuming everything went as planned, 800,000 signatures were collected, and then a majority of Michigan voters agreed to recall the Governor when the question was put […]

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The campaign to Fire Rick Snyder

There was apparently a big push today in the petition drive to recall Michigan Governor Rick Snyder. According to Daily Kos Campaign Director Chris Bowers, the organization on the ground, which now numbers some 4,000 volunteers and 80 county captains, is beginning to gain momentum. Most noteworthy among the recent announcements is the fact that […]

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