There simply aren’t enough voters left in the city who care that public office-holders will make a difference in their lives.
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Snyder calls him an emergency manager. An EM. The people of Detroit call it the TOM (take over man) and want him gone.
Welcome to Jennifer Granholm’s second term. Only this time, it’s President Granholm. In 2006, Michigan rewarded Granholm’s vicious, anti-businessman, xenophobic campaign against Dick DeVos with a second term for the incumbent governor. She was Michigan’s attractive, I’ll-fight-for-you, first female governor. America’s attractive, I’ll-fight-for-you, first African-American president has followed the Granholm example to the tee against … Continue Reading →
I stole a quote from a friend who declared, “Four more beers!” in response to the race between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. Past that (and the bets made and won with commenters!), I would like to thank everyone who voted, especially those who participated above and beyond voting straight-ticket or picking what the advertisements … Continue Reading →
Some big-name pundits are starting to talk about electoral college predictions, as Glenn Beck weighs in with a 321-217 Romney romp.
Vice President Joe Biden channeled Raging Biden, but Rep. Paul Ryan held up, holding serve for Romney’s initial debate lead. Starting from foreign policy, leading to the economy, and on to Medicare/Medicaid, we seem to learn more about policy from the people who actually won’t be president. The vice presidential session felt like a real … Continue Reading →
Winning. It’s the point of a race. Prior to the Denver Presidential Debate on Wednesday, we hear that Mitt Romney doesn’t want to talk about winning. The Romney campaign has a clear window to the nation, the first debate that sets the tone for all of the future debates. And they would rather reduce any … Continue Reading →
America is suffering through its worst economic recovery since WW2, debt at European levels of 70 percent of GDP, Washington health care reform running up medical costs, businesses not hiring for fear of Obamacare and looming taxes on investment – and U.S. bonds have been downgraded for the first time in U.S. history. So on … Continue Reading →