Proud to stand with EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson to accept $1 million in additional federal brownfield dollars to apply to environmental clean up and redevelopment in Lansing. These funds are crucial to redevelopment and job creation in cities like Lansing and manufacturing states like Michigan. Thank you, President Obama.
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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.
Look who may take over for Glenn Beck…my old sparring partner, Eric Bolling. Man, did I get some email after this — and not all of it negative. I tell you my friends, we’ve got to spread the progressive word wherever and whenever we can!
Read full article here.
Proud to stand up for working people and America’s shrinking middle class every chance I get. With Beck gone, who knows, maybe I can fill in…. NAHHH, don’t think Rupert Murdoch would let that happen!
Very proud of both our daughters…Kelly, a recent U of M graduate, is considering a run for the legislature. Virginia, a CMU sophomore, was recently elected president of CMU Democrats. Especially pleased that they are engaged in progressive politics, committed to social justice.
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….
Once again, I try to educate FOX anchor on the definition of “fair and balanced.” Where would we be now without the tremendous, progressive record of the labor movement? Can working people look to Wall Street for a fair shake? Ha!
My commentary on how free trade has sold out the American worker.
Too many of our fellow Americans are on the edge and hurting. We shouldn’t be shy about defending programs and policies that provide hope and help for those who need it most. I am against compromise that results in leaving people behind.