Lon Johnson

Earth to Lon Johnson: Detroit can handle the presence of auto bailout foe Jeb Bush

Since Lon Johnson is the chairman of the Michigan Democratic Party, it’s to be expected that he supported the politically engineered bankruptcy of General Motors and Chrysler in 2009. Traditional bankruptcy — which was always an option, notwithstanding Rick Wagoner’s declarations to the contrary — wouldn’t have protected the United Auto Workers while screwing the … Continue Reading →

Mark Schauer's philosophy: Do as I say, not as I do

Mark Schauer has little to show for his 17 years as a career politician. His “do as I say, not as I do” attitude has hurt Michigan families for years. At a Democratic Party meeting earlier this year, Mark Schauer was asked about his feelings toward voting in another party’s primary in order to undermine … Continue Reading →

The GOP’s election-stealing plot: By the numbers

Last weekend the Michigan Republican Party voted, by a 1,370-132 margin, in support of a plan to change the way Michigan’s electoral votes are doled out. Rather than the winner-takes-all system that Michigan has always known, rather than a proportional system that gives each candidate the votes they earned, and no more, as The Detroit … Continue Reading →