Post Tagged with: "MI"

Extramarital Conservative Michigan Reps. Courser And Gamrat Used Public Resources In Cover-Up

Extramarital Conservative Michigan Reps. Courser And Gamrat Used Public Resources In Cover-Up

Meanwhile, Michigan’s schools are a mess, its roads are more cheese-grater than thoroughfare and it ranks second highest nationally for sex trafficking.

by Dylan Hock· · Current Issues, News
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Detroit School Board Files Massive Complaint Against State For Abuse Against Students of Color (IMAGES)

Doctoral candidate Charles Bell: “The pictures featured… provide a much needed visual aid to substantiate the highly questionable and discriminatory acts associated with the school to prison pipeline.”

by Dylan Hock· · Current Issues, News
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Michigan Oozes Closer To Adoption Discrimination Against Same-Sex Couples (VIDEO)

How far some Christians have fallen from the cross.

by Dylan Hock· · News
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This Video Of Cops Playing Football Really Struck A Nerve (VIDEO)

It’s about coming together.

by Dylan Hock· · News
Man Blows His Brains Out While Showing Girlfriend Guns Are Safe

Man Blows His Brains Out While Showing Girlfriend Guns Are Safe

An unidentified man from Independence Township, MI died after he shot himself in the head while trying to show his girlfriend that gun safety isn’t an issue.

by Randa Morris· · News
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Eight Ways Phyllis Schlafly And The GOP Justify Voter Suppression

These eight remarks from an article by conservative icon Phyllis Schlafly bring the GOP’s voter suppression strategy sharply into focus.

by Greg Miller· · News
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Sexist Reporter Reminds Female Candidate She Has Children; 10 Questions They Should Save For Next Time

This reporter’s boneheaded question for this experienced female politician shows that media sexism’s alive and well in Michigan.

by Randa Morris· · News
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Bad News For Keystone: Michigan’s Oldest Brewery Sues Oil Pipeline Company

The Kalamazoo River oil spill and other recent disasters prove Big Oil can’t be trusted with the Keystone Pipeline project.

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
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Michigan GOP Would Rather End Food Assistance For 200K People Than Raise Taxes On The 1% (VIDEO)

Michigan’s GOP clearly has it in for the poor, but this surprising video shows hunger also happens in middle class families.

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
South Carolina schools could soon be forced to conduct prayer in the classroom if a piece of legislation is passed this year. Church and State Separation? - Image @ACLU

Mississippi School Forces Students To Listen To Christian Lecture, Teachers Block Exits

When you have to hold school children captive to promote your religious views, maybe you should rethink your religion.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Rachel Maddow: The GOP Plan To Take Presidency, Keep House In Four Easy Steps (VIDEOS)

Rachel Maddow: The GOP Plan To Take Presidency, Keep House In Four Easy Steps (VIDEOS)

Why bother trying to win the popular vote when the RedMaps strategy makes rigging elections so easy?

Made In The USA: Are Manufacturing Jobs Coming Back?

Made In The USA: Are Manufacturing Jobs Coming Back?

As off-shoring advantages erode, Apple and Daimler are each investing $100 million to expand production in the US. Will others follow?

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
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Michigan Rejects Draconian ‘Emergency Manager’ Law

Progressives, grassroots groups, and unions prevent GOP Gov. and Tea Party take-overs of financially troubled towns and cities.

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
Homophobic Mayor Loses Her Job

Homophobic Mayor Loses Her Job

Today, we learned that Mayor Janice Daniels of Troy Michigan, who told the world on her Facebook page last week that she couldn’t be a fan of New York now that ‘queers can marry there,’ has lost her job with Century 21 Real Estate.

by Mitchell S. Gilbert· · News