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Nice. Last night, Stephen Colbert brought some more attention to what's happening ...
by BruinKid
Comment Count 22 comments on Tue May 10, 2011 at 04:15 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
The Grand Floral Parade in St. Joseph and Benton Harbor is held on the first Saturday in May in conjunction with the Blossom Time Festival, the oldest and largest multi-community festival in the ...
by scenna
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun May 08, 2011 at 12:20 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder served as 'Grand Marshal' (martial?) of the St. Joseph / Benton Harbor Blossom-time Parade this afternoon. Michigan Progressives have been kept busy this spring ...
by memiller
Comment Count 27 comments on Sat May 07, 2011 at 06:53 PM PDT with 148 Recommends
Video of Rick Snyder entering Benton Harbor as Grand Marshal of the Blossomtime Grand Floral Parade:
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 23 comments on Sat May 07, 2011 at 12:00 PM PDT with 59 Recommends
As I have been talking about, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and State Representative Al Pscholka are scheduled to be ...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 56 comments on Fri May 06, 2011 at 07:20 AM PDT with 186 Recommends
Join union members and concerned citizens in Benton Harbor, Saturday, May 7th. Governor Snyder is the marshal of the Bloomtime Parade in Benton Harbor. Stand in solidarity with the people of ...
by lorla
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed May 04, 2011 at 09:20 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Yesterday, by a vote of 6 to 2, the Benton Harbor City Commission and Mayor declared the appointment of Joseph Harris as the Emergency Financial Manager and his subsequent stripping of the Commission'
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 196 comments on Tue May 03, 2011 at 09:10 AM PDT with 583 Recommends
As you read this, democracy is being undermined in America. Where? How? Why? In Benton Harbor, Michigan, an Emergency Financial Manager appointed by the Governor has stripped the elected city ...
by heartlandrevolution
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon May 02, 2011 at 11:11 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
[Note: this is a repost of a previously posted Dairy of mine; Only the Title has changed now.] --------------- A Constitutional Battle is brewing in Michigan -- regarding the power ...
by jamess
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun May 01, 2011 at 04:56 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
A recall petition against Michigan state Congressman Al Pscholka has been filed. You can view the official letter HERE (pdf) . Here's ...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun May 01, 2011 at 01:55 PM PDT with 64 Recommends
A Constitutional Battle is brewing in Michigan -- regarding the power of Governor to takeover and effectively dissolve local governments, local contracts, and local property ... cherished local ...
by jamess
Comment Count 17 comments on Sat Apr 30, 2011 at 12:00 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Okay, not me personally. But my blog :
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 180 comments on Fri Apr 29, 2011 at 05:10 AM PDT with 496 Recommends
Wilce Cooke grew up in Benton Harbor, Michigan. He was elected as the city’s Mayor twice. The Mayor said that over the years the city of Benton Harbor has lost its tax base of retail and ...
by bfealk
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Apr 28, 2011 at 07:12 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
About 300 people crammed into the library in Benton Harbor, Michigan on Wednesday afternoon to protest the emergency financial manager, Joe Harris. The meeting started out with a prayer, but the ...
by bfealk
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Apr 27, 2011 at 01:19 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Well, it's a rainy day but that hasn't stopped organizers in Benton Harbor from moving forward with their planned rally and march. We have relocated the staging location to the Benton Harbor library,
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Apr 27, 2011 at 09:30 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
It is our turn to push back against the Republican takeover of our democracy in Michigan. I just received a text message from gimmefiveuaw.org, announcing a town hall meeting in Benton Harbor ...
by lorla
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Apr 27, 2011 at 08:07 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
I have been writing pretty intensively about the dismissal of the Benton Harbor City Commission by the Emergency Financial Manager, Joe Harris. Like many of you, I am incensed at this draconian step ...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 50 comments on Tue Apr 26, 2011 at 05:11 AM PDT with 78 Recommends
Some who support the dictatoresque takeover of Benton Harbor say some awful things such as the citizens there created the financial crisis and are unwilling to help themselves. They also say that ...
by heartlandrevolution
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Apr 23, 2011 at 10:32 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
I'll give Rick Snyder credit. The dude displays a whole lotta chutzpah. He's going to be the Grand Marshal at the ...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 79 comments on Sat Apr 23, 2011 at 05:20 AM PDT with 81 Recommends
Every day there is a new story of Republican excess. Every day, somewhere that angry voters "threw the bums out," last November, the current crop of Tea Party bums is trying to put wildly radical, ...
by Brian Ross
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Apr 21, 2011 at 07:04 AM PDT with 5 Recommends