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Rick Snyder’s budget and the impact on cities like Ypsilanti

A couple nights ago, I posted something here about our Governor’s proposed 2012 budget. My impression, as I shared with you, was that, while he was doing some things that were both good and necessary, he was, for the most part, just shifting the economic burden to the local communities, who would be forced to […]

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FOX News edits out the insanity in coverage of healthcare foes

If you watched the television news or picked up a paper today, you likely saw the image of an older man, pushing a wheelchair, yelling into the face of Michigan Congressman John Dingell. The scene took place last night in Romulus, Michigan, during a town hall meeting on healthcare. So far, I’ve seen this particular […]

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Tea-Baggers Gone Wild: taking back healthcare town halls

Every year at this time, when Congress goes into recess, our elected officials travel back to their home districts and engage their constituents. And, this year, as you can imagine, most of them are talking primarily about healthcare reform. The problem is, Republican operatives have made it their mission to disrupt such town hall meetings, […]

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