Tag Archives: Michigan

The Endorsement Of Gary Peters

Having someone who borders on a living legend serving in Congress is both a blessing and a curse for their political party.  The good news is that you know they can win whether it is a good or a bad … Continue reading

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And It Wasn’t An April Fools Joke

On Tuesday April 1st Wisconsin Republican House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan released his newest budget plan.  Since a two year deal was reached a few months ago it was unnecessary. If you examine the content it is ridiculous.  The … Continue reading

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The Amazing O

Yes, the headline is an attention getter.  No, I haven’t abandoned political commentary in favor of erotica.  Often as I take notes while researching my columns I refer to President Obama as “O”.  As the situation in the Ukraine evolves … Continue reading

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Recycle To Nowhere

Wednesday Michigan Republican David Camp, the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, unveiled a tax reform package that he has been working on for three years.  Looking at both conservative and liberal publications’ reviews of the plan it … Continue reading

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A Largely Ignored Battlefield (By The Left)

One of the reasons for the Republican Party’s success is that they pay attention to races and positions that Democrats tend to ignore.  This takes many forms and I would like to briefly explore one of them today – the … Continue reading

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The Darkness

Christmas is often viewed as essentially a three day holiday: Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.  When the sun went down the 2013 version was spent in literal darkness by hundreds of thousands of Americans.  There is a solution … Continue reading

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Heed The Sound Of The Bugler

As December fades into January if you are a political junkie you find yourself either looking back upon the year that is ending or forward to the year to come.  Today I have succumbed to the seduction that is 2014. 

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2013 Progressive Of The Year

Like most writers I write many holiday articles ahead of time.  When you publish 7 days a week it is a way to get a day off.  Traditionally I have posted the Progressive of the Year on Christmas Eve.  Normally … Continue reading

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Rape Insurance

The title of this article is purloined; the concept is despicable.  I will admit to the larceny; the genesis of the concept belongs to the right wing radical Republicans who have taken over Michigan. 

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Really, Rand?

Occasionally something you see just jumps out and grabs you.  My first reaction is often; this must be a spoof.  Like when I saw the picture of North Carolina Republican George Holding sleeping in the Speaker’s chair while presiding over … Continue reading

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