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Progressives Shouldn’t Honor Justice Kennedy

Justice Anthony Kennedy has announced his retirement from the United States Supreme Court. Conservatives will cheer his retirement and subsequent replacement knowing the Court will move further to the right, imperiling abortion rights and marriage equality. Justice Kennedy was the “swing vote” on the Court protecting Roe V. Wade and wrote the Obergefell decision declaring […]

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DeVos Fails Standardized Test

Education Secretary and mega Trump donor Betsy DeVos had a hard time in her 60 Minutes interview. Despite the fact that Secretary DeVos had advanced notice of the interview, she did not perform well. DeVos looked like a student giving an oral book report despite never cracking open the book. DeVos stumbled when asked about […]

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Did Brian Calley Accuse Bill Schuette of Misconduct in Office?

Did Brian Calley Accuse Bill Schuette of Misconduct in Office? This week, Lt. Governor Brian Calley made the following statement to Nolan Finley on 910AM in Detroit about Attorney General Bill Schuette’s Flint investigation: “I don’t think there’s any chance whatsoever they would have been charged with the things they’ve been charged with if Bill […]

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Defending Healthcare Beats Defending Statues

For the last year, conservatives have spent their time defending the honor of dead confederates. Meanwhile, progressives have spent the year defending the healthcare of millions of living and breathing Americans. Those two strategies were on display in yesterday’s Virginia gubernatorial race. Dr. Ralph Northam, the Lt. Governor, campaigned on protecting the Affordable Care Act […]

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Someone Lied; Bill Schuette Let Them

Top Snyder aide, Harvey Hollins, knew about Flint’s legionella issue in March of 2015.  He claimed at the time that he didn’t inform the governor until January of 2016. Governor Snyder told Congress the same story under oath. However, when Hollins was under oath he changed his tune and testified that he told Governor Snyder […]