Michelle Obama

For Democrats, President Obama helps by not visiting

Last week, Gary Peters and Mark Schauer got a visit from First Lady Michelle Obama. Later this week, Hillary Clinton will make a quick stop to stump for both Democratic candidates. Both visits are attempts by national Democrats to help create buzz for lackluster Democratic candidates. But what is notable about these visits is the … Continue Reading →

As federalism declines, Grosse Pointe North's yummy cookies crumble

This can be a story of a nation’s retreat from limited-government federalism in favor of a lazy mentality that seeks easy money from an all-powerful, benevolent overlord. Or it can be a story about yummy cookies! I prefer the latter, even if we’re telling a tragi-comedy, but it works either way. For many years, Grosse … Continue Reading →