Why would anyone give a federal agency caught in an outrageous abuse of its considerable power even more authority to meddle in the lives of Americans? There’s no justifiable reason. But that’s what the federal government is about to do with the Internal Revenue Service. In a still-unfolding scandal, the IRS has been caught red-handed … Continue Reading →
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Mackinac Island — State legislative leaders and Gov. Rick Snyder met here Wednesday in an effort to kickstart stalled talks on the governor’s desire to spend more than $1 billion extra annually to fix roads and bridges.
Mackinac Island — Jeb Bush met with The Detroit News in the Presidential Suite of the Grand Hotel, which of course begged the question: Is he running for president in 2016? ” I’ve decided not to think about it for at least a year,” the former governor says. “It’s as bad to make that decision … Continue Reading →
There’s no point in everyone getting their knickers in a knot over mis-placed worries that Kevyn Orr will sell the collections of The Detroit Institute of Art to help pay down Detroit’s $15 billion debt. He won’t. and he never said he would. What Orr did say is that the DIA’s artwork, worth roughly $2 … Continue Reading →