The War Against Medical Marijuana Takes Aim Against Cancer Patients
Despite passage of the Medical Marijuana Act in Michigan, which allows registered patients to obtain and grow marijuana to treat a broad variety of ailments as an alternative to costly and less effective pharmaceutical drugs, local law enforcement has recently been targeting a select group of providers focused upon providing relief for cancer patients that utilize a special type of hemp-based medicine known as Simpson Oil.
31st October, 2013 | 0 Comments
Legacy Costs Creating $2 Million Annual Structural Deficit. How Should Legislators Address it?
Although the progression of Detroit's bankruptcy has loomed large in the news, the issues of escalating health care & legacy costs that has driven Detroit's fiscal woes over the past several decades is not unique.
29th August, 2013 | 0 Comments
Three Solutions to the Systemic Inflation Wrought By Michigan's No-Fault Auto Insurance
The consistent escalation of auto insurance premiums in Michigan tops the growing list of economic hardships facing residents and is arguably the most under-reported and easily fixable scandal that underscores how broken Michigan's 'No-Fault' system is and how ineffectual the State Legislature has become through their failure to address the problem.
08th August, 2013 | 0 Comments
Deep beneath the pristine and chilly waters of Lake Superior & Lake Michigan beneath the Mackinac Bridge looms a 60-year old oil pipeline that according to environmental activists is a disaster waiting happen.
18th July, 2013 | 0 Comments
Project Censored Breaks Down the Top 10 Under-Reported Stories of the Year
For the 28th year in a row the Sonoma State University student and faculty program has concluded its annual search for major & significant but under-reported news stories; and once again, Project Censored has cast the spotlight on stories many Americans never heard but need to know about.
07th February, 2013 | 0 Comments
Hyperbole? Hair On Fire? Sky Is Falling? Truth is Stranger than Fiction
Although its only one month since the Presidential election, Republicans in both the Michigan House & Senate have taken it upon themselves in this current lame-duck session to completely dismantle public education as we know it with a package of bills that would - among other things - transfer ownership of public schools over to private Charter Schools lined up to make huge profits on the deal, despite the fact those very schools were built with public tax dollars.
06th December, 2012 | 0 Comments
For many a college education is one very important part of achieving the American dream. Post-graduate degrees have traditionally lead to higher paying jobs and have allowed many of us to enjoy a higher standard of living.
15th November, 2012 | 0 Comments
Following an exclusive investigation by The Review into questionable financial actions by the Executive Board at the Saginaw Art Museum that has resulted in a suspension of programming and threatened to close the doors at this valued community resource, which appeared in our September 11th edition, we are pleased to report that despite a recent annual meeting during which Board Members involved with the Museum's demise were re-elected, the S.
01st November, 2012 | 0 Comments
How Questionable Executive Board Actions As Opposed to Building Expansion and a Bad Economy Have Placed the Crown Jewel of our Community at Risk
“The price of greatness is responsibility.” - Winston Churchill “To see a wrong and not to expose it, is to become a silent partner in its continuance.” - John Raymond Baker “Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.
11th September, 2012 | 7 Comments
Immune From the Clean Water Act, With a Process that Spews Unknown Chemicals into the Groundwater, an Immediate Ban is Essential to Preserve Human Health & Michigan's Freshwater
“The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts.” - Bertrand Russell There is nothing that underscores the truth of late philosopher Bertrand Russell's statement regarding ideological certainty than the frightening move by natural gas developers to place the entire health, economic viability, and precious natural resources of Michigan in imminent jeopardy through a newly adopted process called Hydraulic Fracturing or 'Fracking' that has resulted in dire consequences within every state that has cultivated it.
16th August, 2012 | 0 Comments