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Todd Courser is a special kind of Republican. Not because he can reach across the aisle or has revolutionary ideas for the conservative agenda. He’s special because he seems to have no shame and with no shame comes no filter, which gives us an unbridled look into the mind of conservatives (or former elected officials) […]
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Chances are that you, like me, know someone who has or has had breast cancer. It’s the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women. One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. That’s why it’s so important that women have regular breast cancer screenings, like […]
By Sean Tobin There is an effort underway to ensure everyone has the ability to earn paid sick days. Unpredictability in life shouldn’t force people to choose between their health, their families and their economic well-being. In keeping with the market-driven culture we have created for businesses, we assume unpredictability is not desired. This initiative […]
Three consecutive headlines caught my eye this morning in a way that could only be ignored by the likes of Gov. Rick Snyder, who routinely ignores problems created by his administration until it’s too late. MLive: Elevated lead found in more Flint kids after water switch, study finds MLive: State says data shows no link […]
By Matthew Kovac Earlier this month, State Senator Patrick Colbeck came under fire for his Facebook rants against the late historian Howard Zinn and the use of his best-selling book “A People’s History of the United States” in Michigan classrooms. Now, in no less than 11 subsequent Facebook posts, Colbeck has doubled down on his […]
Today is National Voter Registration Day. People and organizations are hitting the streets today to register tens of thousands of voters across the country. Early in 2012 (the last presidential election year), almost one in four eligible Americans was not registered to vote. The number of people age 18-29 who voted in the last presidential […]