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Koch Brothers Pull Million Dollar Ad Campaign From Michigan: Turns Out Ads Might Be Helping Democrats

Koch Brothers Pull Million Dollar Ad Campaign From Michigan: Turns Out Ads Might Be Helping Democrats

The Koch brothers linked group, Freedom Partners, have pulled their planned 1.1 million dollar ad campaign from Michigan due to their ads actually helping Democrat candidates. Politico reports that Freedom Partners recently decided to pull their ad campaign, including nearly $800,000 worth of advertising for the Detroit area, abruptly. To […]

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Conservative ‘Christian’ Mayor: Atheists Can’t Be Treated Equally Because They’re Like Nazis And The KKK

Conservative ‘Christian’ Mayor: Atheists Can’t Be Treated Equally Because They’re Like Nazis And The KKK

The conservative “Christian” mayor of Warren, Michigan compared atheists to Nazis and the KKK.

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Republicans Caught Using Spy Technology To Spy on Democratic Candidate (Video)

Republicans Caught Using Spy Technology To Spy on Democratic Candidate (Video)

Michigan Democratic gubernatorial candidate, Mark Schauer, is accusing Republicans of spying on his campaign. Republican state party staffers, Natalie Collins¬†and Kyle Anderson, used a hidden camera disguised as a pair of glasses to film a campaign fundraiser at a private residence, late last June. The plan fell apart though, when […]

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Michigan Out Of Control: Medical Marijuana Under Attack! (VIDEO)

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Michigan police are out of control. Less than two weeks ago, a Muskegon, MI family states they were illegally raided by the West Michigan Enforcement Team (WEMET) over legal medical marijuana. You won’t believe the rest of the story!

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Conservative Racists Cruelly Propose Using Land Mines To Prevent Immigrant Children From Crossing The Border (VIDEO)

Conservative Racists Cruelly Propose Using Land Mines To Prevent Immigrant Children From Crossing The Border (VIDEO)

How is it “pro-life” and “Christian” to lay land mines at the border so that children will be maimed or killed as they try desperately to escape violence in their own countries by fleeing to ours?

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Maggots Found In Michigan Prison Food Twice In One Week (VIDEO)

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Proving that last week’s incident was no anomaly, maggots have been found in a second Michigan prison’s mess hall within the last five days, this time in the food itself.

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Inmates Ill After Maggots Found On Michigan Prison Meal Line (VIDEO)

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Turns out everything you’ve ever heard about prison food is true.

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U.S. Senate Candidate Challenges Politicians To Campaign For Communities (VIDEO)

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True to his word, Green Party U.S. Senate candidate Chris Wahmhoff chose to spend his 36th (and second annual) birthday behind bars Tuesday, but for all the right reasons.

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Michigan Republican Insists Dark Money is “The American Way”

Michigan Republican Insists Dark Money is “The American Way”

I’m so glad the GOP feels that bribery is the American way.

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Anti-Gay Mother’s Day Protester Dive Bombed With Slushie (VIDEO)

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Dueling protests on Mother’s Day got out of hand, resulting in one woman with a face full of frozen beverage.

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Childish Michigan Republicans Withhold Money And Refuse To Repair Roads In Democratic Districts

Childish Michigan Republicans Withhold Money And Refuse To Repair Roads In Democratic Districts

Had enough of potholes lately? This might be of interest. According to a story in Crains Detroit Business, at the end of March, Republicans in the Michigan state legislature are keeping a tight fist on road repair funds in Democratic districts, intentionally punishing Democrats for voting against Republican legislation that […]

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Emails Show Republican Governor Used State Budget To Boost Profits For Family Member

Emails Show Republican Governor Used State Budget To Boost Profits For Family Member

On March 24, 2014, the Michigan Democratic Party released emails that show Michigan’s Republican governor, Rick Snyder, along with his former budget director and current adviser, colluded to give a massive taxpayer funded subsidy to a member of the governor’s family. Cousin George’s furniture business got a big boost in […]

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Same Sex Marriage Ban Overturned In Michigan? Not So Fast

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On Friday, March 21, 2014, just before 5 pm, a federal judge found¬†Michigan’s ban on same sex marriage unconstitutional. Less then 24 hours later, over 300 marriage licenses had been issued to same sex couples, in just four of Michigan’s counties. On Saturday, March 21, the Detroit News reported that […]

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WATCH: Banks Can Recoup Their Loses, But These Detroit Retirees Can’t

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Detroit retirees beseech bankruptcy judge not to axe their pensions

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WATCH: Rachel Maddow Tears Michigan’s Outrageous ‘Rape Insurance’ Law To Shreds

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Michigan’s outrageous ‘rape insurance law’ goes into effect today, trampling on women’s rights. Watch an angry Rachel Maddow tear it to shreds.

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Michigan Legislature Wants to Pass Bill To Fine Citizens Up To $1k Per Day For Picketing

Bye-bye First Amendment rights, Michigan GOP and Tea Party reps pass a law requiring judges to fine citizens up to $1k per day, for picketing an employer. Image: Kheel Center

Bye-bye First Amendment rights, Michigan GOP and Tea Party reps pass a law requiring judges to fine citizens up to $1k per day, for picketing an employer.

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Caught On Video: Police Hit, Tie Down, Then Chop Off Possible Rape Victim’s Hair (VIDEO)

Caught On Video: Police Hit, Tie Down, Then Chop Off Possible Rape Victim’s Hair (VIDEO)

Police caught on camera hitting, tying down a 22 year old black mother before chopping off her hair; Worse, she may have been a rape victim in need of help.

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GOP Governor’s Insane Plan For Fixing Detroit: Import 50K Immigrants And Keep Them There (VIDEO)

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To solve Detroit’s financial woes, MI Governor Snyder would bring in 50,000 jobless immigrants on special visas that forbid them to leave the city.

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Enbridge Pipeline Skater Runs For US Senate, Takes On Fossil Fuels Industry

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Chris Wahmhoff, best known for his outspoken views on the fossil fuel industry, is running for Michigan US Senate. You won’t believe how he plans to win.

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Michigan Republicans Pass Law Forcing Women To Buy ‘Rape Insurance’

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Michigan has passed a new laws which requires women to get special ‘rape insurance’ in the state if they want to be covered in the event of sexual assault.

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