OK

These are the most recent diaries filed under this tag:
Tyler Kish recalls Pastor Matt Makela's heartless counseling Yesterday we covered Pastor Matt Makela, the anti-gay Michigan ...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 87 comments on Thu May 21, 2015 at 01:55 PM PDT with 105 Recommends
That's right! Ready or not, 2016 is coming! In the Detroit area, we already have three points of contact for two announced candidates. For Bernie Sanders: You'll want to contact Mike Witte - a ...
by ezioaltair12
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed May 20, 2015 at 01:32 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Secret hypocritical double life? There's an app for that. Reverend Matthew Makela was recently listed on the St. John's Lutheran Church website as a devoted husband and father of five children. But,
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 304 comments on Wed May 20, 2015 at 08:46 AM PDT with 216 Recommends
Michael Porter is accused of torturing a 5-year-old. Today's candidate for worst person in the world is Michigan's Michael Porter, who waterboarded his girlfriend's 5-year-old son for ripping his ...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 33 comments on Tue May 19, 2015 at 08:59 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
Michigan Republican Gov. Rick Snyder Michigan has found a way to make up for some of its budget shortfall after cutting corporate taxes to the bone—just tax people who smoke and drink more! Chad ...
by Kerry Eleveld
Comment Count 35 comments on Mon May 18, 2015 at 01:59 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
Ok, folks, this is gonna be pretty short, but damn if it won't be sweet. In case you haven't heard, two people from the Northeast are fighting over a spot for the Democratic nomination, and the ...
by ezioaltair12
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed May 13, 2015 at 05:20 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
ICYMI: "Giggles the Pig," a sow belonging to attorney Michael Ewing of Flint, has been put forth as a candidate for the mayoralty of Flint, Michigan. I'm all for political theater. But, really? A ...
by peregrine kate
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed May 13, 2015 at 05:45 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Originally posted at Eclectablog.com . Republicans have successfully branded themselves as the party that worships "local governmental control". They want federal regulations repealed and the power ...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed May 13, 2015 at 05:19 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
A few days ago Tesla Motors bought out an automobile supplier in Grand Rapids, Michigan. They purchased Riviera tool, a company just a door or two down from where I'm working these days. Teslas were ...
by Muskegon Critic
Comment Count 114 comments on Tue May 12, 2015 at 07:55 PM PDT with 171 Recommends
Water Wars Ramp Up in Detroit During NN14 in Detroit last July, Detroit water activists were able to take advantage of the pressure brought to bear by the presence and awareness of politically-...
by peregrine kate
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed May 06, 2015 at 05:02 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Saturday ...
by JayRaye
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed May 06, 2015 at 11:00 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
I was a supporter of Proposal 1 here in Michigan, and it just went down in flames. A little perspective -- I moved to Michigan two years ago and if Prop 1 had never been an issue I probably wouldn'...
by Inflection
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue May 05, 2015 at 10:49 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
...it could actually be several hundred dollars lower. A week ago I posted a story in which I busted Michigan State Senator Patrick Colbeck for blatantly spewing nonsense numbers about the ACA in ...
by Brainwrap
Comment Count 20 comments on Tue May 05, 2015 at 08:07 PM PDT with 112 Recommends
There is a special election today in Michigan. In my precinct (suburban Detroit - western Oakland County) there were only two items on the ballot. Both were tax proposals. One was for the school ...
by domestic goddess
Comment Count 35 comments on Tue May 05, 2015 at 04:42 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Baltimore is burning, Katmandu collapsing but here in Michigan we got serious problems. Potholes. The situation is so desperate that our Governor is scurrying like a rat terrier chasing a ...
by Reasonable Doubt
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 12:00 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
This diary is pretty straightforward: I'm asking DKos Michiganians to make their way to the polls tomorrow and vote yes in our special election to alter various tax rates in Michigan and increase ...
by Inflection
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 09:04 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Yup, I'm Rec-begging on this one 'cus I am *angry* (if not surprised). One week ago I posted en entry titled "Color me shocked: Michigan GOP State Senator spewing nonsense" , which documented an ...
by Brainwrap
Comment Count 85 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 11:35 PM PDT with 522 Recommends
Silly GOPcritter. Don't you know the Internet plugged up the memory hole ages ago? Below the cut (where I've posted some screen grabs) are two versions of an anti-Obamacare rant by one of our ...
by Inflection
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 04:41 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Michigan experienced a 4.0 seismic event ----8 kilometers south of Galesburg, MI -- at 12:23 PM today, Saturday. It shook my house in East Lansing, was noted by MSU employees and East Lansing ...
by LakeSuperior
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat May 02, 2015 at 10:04 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Originally posted at Eclectablog.com . Shoot 'em? Teana Walsh, an assistant Wayne County, Michigan prosecutor posted this on her Facebook page after watching images of protesters and rioters in ...
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 151 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 09:53 AM PDT with 268 Recommends