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It’s the holiday season. That means too much food, shopping, family and the not-so-fun political arguments with your conservative uncle. How do you convince your uncle that President Obama isn’t a horrible President – hell bent on destroying the fabric of America? How do you explain abortion to him from your point of view? What […]
Earlier this month, Republicans passed a roads plan that was similar to the plan rejected by voters in May. The main difference was that this plan does not raise nearly enough funds fast enough to actually fix the roads and it didn’t have as many deals tied to it. Or did it? The Senate […]
Republican National Committeeman Dave Agema once again took to Facebook today to spew his right-wing intolerance and hate speech. This time, he quoted a racist speech from Russian President Vladimir Putin in an attempt to bash Muslims and immigrant minorities. In case you didn’t know, Agema has a history of hating both. Here’s an excerpt: […]
By Denzel McCampbell Resolutions like National Train Day, Craft Beer Month, and Dairy Foods Awareness Day recognize things important to particular groups of people in the state. Declaring these times to celebrate or observe a group or cause is common in the Michigan legislature. Proclamations and acknowledgements most often coincide with a widely observed date. […]
Gov. Rick Snyder is expected to sign a GOP-sponsored road scheme that was passed late Tuesday evening. Snyder has been fishing for a roads fix since he came into office and has failed at every turn. At this point, the conservative legislature could have handed him some road kill, called it a roads plan […]
Yesterday, MLive published a horribly sexist, victim-blaming, slut-shaming article written by Jim Bazen, the principal of Plymouth Christian High School in Grand Rapids. You can read the whole thing here. I decided to wait until today to collect my thoughts and write a response to the article because after reading it yesterday the only thought […]