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As William Shakespeare wrote in The Merchant of Venice, “The devil can cite Scripture for his purpose.” Michigan Republican National Committeeman Dave Agema is a perfect example of what Shakespeare was writing about. The GOP spokesman uses scripture and his stance with the religious right to push regressive policies. Dave Agema likes to say things […]
America was founded on the principle of equal representation: one person, one vote. Unfortunately, this pillar of democracy is under attack. Nowadays, it’s one dollar, one vote. A million dollars? A million votes. In short, money talks… and the rich speak loudest. Need proof? When asked if he’d support raising the minimum wage, Gov. Snyder […]
Well, I guess that explains why Governor Snyder wouldn’t call for Dave Agema to resign. Just yesterday, the governor asked a judge to uphold the ban on same-sex partner benefits that was sponsored by — who else? Dave Agema. It seems the Republican Party wants to have their cake and eat it too. On one […]
A few months ago, the conservative-led Michigan Legislature rushed through and passed a bill banning all insurance plans throughout the state from covering abortions and miscarriage surgeries. Next month, all Michigan women will now have to purchase a separate abortion rider to protect their health — and their bank accounts — from the possibility of […]
Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! If you’re one of those people who think Valentine’s Day is just another corporate marketing holiday, the Fake Rick Snyder might tend to agree with you. But Governor Rick Snyder LOVES corporations — and his public displays of affection with business at the expense of the middle class could make you […]
While most hard-working Michiganders were enjoying a well-deserved holiday break, Gov. Snyder signed Republican-led legislation doubling the amount individuals can contribute to campaigns. This, as it turns out, was a really good decision on their part: Republicans raised $5 for every $1 raised by Democrats. According to MIRSNews: From. Dec. 27 to Dec. 31, Republicans […]