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|Resisting the Temptation to Get the Hell Out of Flint and Michigan
Update 11:30 EST. Two things. 1st: So I wrote this during a bout of insomnia and went to bed, and when I woke up three hours later jeezopete I'm on the Rec list. I've never made the Rec list before, ...
|Lessons to be learned from NBC and GM?
I've been getting progressively more worked up each day the last few weeks and it finally spilled over into this letter I just wrote to my congresswoman and senators. On consideration, I think the ...
|Don't be Flint, Michiganized by the Big Three.
I grew up in Flint, Michigan. I loved the place. Even as it was accelerating into its smooth, steady slip toward oblivion, there was a lot that the place offered, and continues to offer. The ...
|The Auto Industry is Confusing; So Is This Diary.
Once Bitten, Twice Shy? (This is a long diary, and it's about the auto industry, and the economy, and even very briefly about how it sux to be called a troll.)
|Indulgent Gushing About the New York Times.
We all knew that the New York Times was going to endorse Obama. They've endorsed Democrats since 1960 , including such uphill ...
|IL-9: Why I'm Voting Against Jan Schakowsky.
This is, actually, probably the hardest decision for me to make this cycle. There is little question of the race's outcome, but I need to outline my reasoning, because I vocally ...
|Michigan Proposal 2 Rocks! Permit Embryonic Stem Cell Research.
This is kinda long, so if you support the proposal, want to skip the argument, and want to know how you can help, just scroll to the bottom. Proposed Legislative Amendment: A ...
|In support of Michigan Proposal 1: Medical Marijuana.
Proposed Legislative Amendment: A legislative initiative to permit the use and cultivation of marijuana for specified medical conditions. (Proposal provided under a legislative ...
|Clearwater headlines are wack.
"Here's how Gov. Sarah Palin's Clearwater visit unfolded" "Palin goes on the attack in Clearwater" "Palin Wows 'Em In Clearwater" "Palin rally brings 20000 to Clearwater" I'm starting to ...
|The letter I sent to Jan Schakowsky, and about a dozen other people.
I wrote this letter to Ms. Schakowsky and then edited as needed to send to both senators for IL, NY, and MI (the three states I have lived in), and Representative Dale Kildee. Maybe I'll send it ...
|Palin: Episode II
I wasn't going to blog at all this week, but the conversation has been too great. It's wonderful; fresh air and water. Here's Gemma's most recent post:
|Palin is a footnote; Clinton is a chapter.
Gemma is one of my most trenchant and honest friends, which is why I mix it up with her in detail... I'm posting here a comment in response to ...
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