Voting for a recall is a big decision. Sometimes, you might feel there’s a lot of reasons to recall a candidate. Maybe they’re not who they said they were, or that they proposed ideas that were against your vision of government. Sometimes, it’s because you think Mayor Janice Daniels may have lost her marbles along the … Continue Reading →
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Well, this is interesting news. Now it is okay to cancel elections and primaries.
I’m not picking a horse in this MI-11 race, but let’s be clear about a couple things. 1. From the Detnews’ awesome reporting, we learn that only 244 of the 2,000 petition signatures submitted by Rep. Thaddeus “Rocks-in-Head” McCotter were valid. Fake TEA petitions beat him by tens of thousands of at-least-close-to-valid signatures (I checked … Continue Reading →
Rep. Thaddeus McCotter is going to run as a write-in. In a redistricted-for-GOP 11th, you’d think this was a good idea. They cherry-picked conservative towns and threw them into the tidy-bowl swirl that surrounds the North Woodward corridor. From Birmingham to Troy, there are 3 Congressional districts within a mile of each other. All drawn … Continue Reading →
It’s just a shame to see that Thad McCotter’s run for president has left him in the lurch. For the newly redistricted 11th, however, the door opens for another of the MIGOP to take his place. After a quick blip in the presidential GOP primary, one should wonder why Thad didn’t do his homework. In … Continue Reading →