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Author Amy Cortese on the burgeoning “locavesting” movement, and how we can harness it in Michigan

Next Tuesday, October 30, Think Local First will be bringing author Amy Cortese to Ann Arbor to discuss her book Locavesting: The Revolution in Local Investing and How to Profit From It. Following is my interview with Amy, who, in addition to being a published author, has written for the likes of the New York […]

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Romney’s proposed tax cuts don’t add up… but, if you say that, you’re probably just a liar

Mitt Romney, knowing full well that the President is going to challenge him on his “facts” in their first face-to-face debate, which is scheduled to take place in three weeks, is going on the offensive, attempting to claim the mantle of truth-teller. In an interview a few days ago with George Stephanopoulos, Romney said that […]

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Romney… We’ve established that he’s not the solution, but the problem… Now, it’s time to bring on the dancing horses

The swiftboating of John Kerry, I guess, wasn’t a total loss. Sure, we lost the election because of it, but we learned a thing or two in the process. Most importantly, we learned from Karl Rove that, if you really want to destroy a man, it isn’t enough to just go after him where he’s […]

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The Buffett Rule dies in Congress, but, like Tupac, and Jesus, it shall rise again

I was all set to write about Tupac, and how I’d known that he was a hologram all along, but then I started reading about today’s failure by the Senate to act on the so-called Buffet Rule, which would have imposed a minimum tax of 30% to all individuals making more than one million dollars […]

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Michigan Democrats unveil plan to finance free college tuition by eliminating corporate income tax credits

This just in from our friends at Think Progress: Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) spent his first year in office trading in the welfare of thousands of vulnerable Michiganders in order to cut taxes for corporations and the wealthy. Hoping to refocus priorities in 2012, the state‚Äôs Senate Democrats have released a new plan that […]

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