Monthly Archives: February 2011

February 23, 2011 feature on Follow the Money

Union Workers Rally for Protesters in Wisconsin

Once again, I try to convince FOX’s Eric Bolling that unions helped raise the standard of living in America and have a role to play in its future. Working people continue to be sold out by multinational corps that would rather deal with authoritarian nations that keep workers in check.



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Republican agenda: Power to the corporations

Republican agenda: Power to the corporations. Divide and conquer the “little people” and keep them in a subservient position, kinda like it is overseas, in the emerging markets they love so much. Unions give regular folks a voice, so who needs them?

What’s happening in Madison isn’t about the state budget.

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State Cannot Prosper if Cities Don’t

Our state cannot prosper if our cities do not prosper. Michigan needs cities and metro regions that work. The fastest growing states have the fastest growing cities in them – that is no accident. Michigan needs an urban agenda.

Michigan Cities’ Future: Doing Less with Less

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In case you think…

In case you think the Democrats have problems…Give this Frank Rich column a read. BTW, am I the only one who thinks a two-year campaign cycle is too long?

The G.O.P.’s Post-Tucson Traumatic Stress Disorder

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Current Drug Policies = Dismal Failure

For a Republican, this guy sure makes some sense…Isn’t it time the government gets real regarding drug policy? Our current practices are a dismal failure.

Gary Johnson video on Colbert Report

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Governor’s Budget Message Holds Troubling Details

The Governor gets credit for personally delivering his budget message yesterday. There are many troubling details in the budget however that will hinder, not help, Michigan’s recovery. Eliminating our economic development tools like Brownfield credits, for example, is akin to unilateral disarmament in the global competition for jobs.

Questions raised on Snyder’s budget

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Vintage Virg: Standing Up for Working People

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