Category Archives: Michigan Government

A MUST Watch – Colbert’s Coverage of EFM Martial Law Issue

You have GOT to see Colbert’s coverage of the EFM martial law issue in Michigan. Colbert is absolutely masterful (and hilarious) in driving home his point about democracy and the hypocrisy of holding municipalities to a much higher standard than the nation itself. You will want to pass this on.

The Colbert Report: The Word – Autocratic for the People

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Watch my chat with Rachel Maddow on MSN

Rachel Maddow is one of the few journalists to focus on the travesty of Michigan’s Martial Law threatening the autonomy of our cities and democracy itself. My segment begins at 11:28.

Republicans quick to ignore small government promise


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I cannot ignore this decision by the Governor & the Republican majority to rob Michigan residents unemployment benefits

I want to be fair and give the guy a chance, but I cannot ignore this mean-spirited and downright cruel decision by the Governor and the Republican majority to rob Michigan residents of much-needed unemployment benefits in this difficult economy. Don’t they know how many people are suffering and barely holding on? Incredible….

www.freep.com

Gov. Rick Snyder has signed a bill to continue federal unemployment benefits that otherwise would end for 35,000 Michiganders and to reduce future state-paid benefits to 20 weeks, down from 26 weeks.

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