The governor of Michigan is a bold and true leader. Gov. Rick Snyder has led as a leader should. This is what leaders are elected do. Too many elected officials today just don’t lead. They wait on polls and follow them with no conviction. Unfortunately, the governor of Michigan is leading in a harmful way. … Continue Reading →
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It was believed by some, including myself, that the “Tough Nerd” showed what the state of Michigan would get when they elected this Snyder guy. He is really my kind of push-ahead guy. The “Nerd” was unlike the GOP’s hurt, hate and divide crowd. Gov. Rick Snyder wasn’t Scott Walker, John Kasich or Rick Perry. … Continue Reading →
Michigan is about to begin a journey into a series of cheap and tasteless shots at each other, all for agency fees (commonly called union dues) for negotiation and collective bargaining that helps all workers in the state.
Mitt Romney taped a video endorsement ad for only one Senate candidate in this election. It was for Richard Mourdock, the Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate in Indiana who made the news this week when he declared he firmly believes women who become pregnant as a result of rape should be forced to carry … Continue Reading →
Shortly before President Obama’s inauguration top Republicans held a secret meeting to plot their strategy to regain power.
Included in Mitt Romney’s 47% non-taxpayers, those “moochers” he doesn’t care about, are many thousands of millionaires and near millionaires:
As we wait for the DNC to get going, let me post some candid pictures from the RNC I collected from Twitter. Best in show goes to this powerful image from Holly Bailey of Yahoo. [Holly Bailey photo] A stack of “homemade” signs. There are of course no real homemade signs at conventions anymore. People … Continue Reading →
When Republicans tell you they’re going to create jobs, this is what they mean. The company that provides cleaning services for the convention center hired 40 new workers for the Republican National Convention. Let’s review how this “job creator” pays his workers: Carolyn Walker said she has been cleaning the convention center for 13 years. … Continue Reading →
I could sum up day two of the RNC as, long on flair, dangerously short on truth. Unpacking the content of the speeches, and indeed the entire misleading theme of the convention, willl take some time so for now I’ll just give this proud liberal’s general impression of the speeches I listened to last night. … Continue Reading →