As one who was born and bred in Michigan, the number #1 reason I have always remained located in the great state of Michigan is because of the immaculate, breathtaking, and invaluable resource of the Great Lakes and its associated inland waterways. So it was with great distress that as the 4th of July holiday rolled around this summer the news hit that several Michigan beaches, including the Caseville State Park and even more significantly, the Traverse City State Park Beach along the Miracle Mile were being closed due to high levels of e-coli bacteria. And it is with even greater disdain that I find myself sitting here writing and assembling this piece about the short-sightedness and negligence that has propagated this calamity in the first place.
24th August, 2017 | 0 Comments
THE NEW GILDED AGE (Part 2)
There is no better example of the disconnect between so-called governing bodies and the public taxpayer who’s interests they are charged with protecting through prudent oversight than the recent actions by the Delta College Board of Trustees that granted college president Jean Goodnow a 2.5% salary increase, bringing her annual base compensation to a staggering $196,434, in addition to raising her automobile allowance from $9,000 to $10,000, while increasing her employer-sponsored 403 contribution up to $24,000 per year.
22nd June, 2017 | 0 Comments
How Facebook, Google & Amazon Cornered Culture and Undermined Democracy
Author Jonathan Taplin has meticulously constructed a stinging and disconcerting polemic that traces the destructive monopolization of the Internet by Google, Facebook and Amazon, and that also proposes a new future for musicians, journalists, authors and filmmakers in the digital age.
22nd June, 2017 | 0 Comments
Your government at work with your tax dollars. Loan billions to unprepared teenagers so they can pretend to get smart in college. When they fail miserably due to the fact after twelve years of public school government indoctrination they can’t read, write or add, the government pays slimy collection agencies to get these unemployed recipients to pay up.
01st June, 2017 | 0 Comments
Michigan’s marijuana legalization organization teams up with the nation’s most successful marijuana law reform group to introduce a cannabis legalization proposal for the 2018 general election ballot
The state’s leading marijuana legalization organization MILegalize2018 announces official unity support of updated petition language drafted in support of placing the adult use of cannabis on the November 2018 general election ballot.
27th April, 2017 | 0 Comments
Dissecting the Necessary Cure for our Broken System
As one who recently experienced a five-day stay in the hospital and also received a $42,000 bill for the services rendered there, I have some acute observations about the health care debacle in the United States that is both bankrupting our nation and tearing the very fabric of our society apart at the seams.
20th April, 2017 | 0 Comments
April 22nd Event Offers Families Informative & Fun-Filled Day
Mid Michigan Waste Authority will host its annual Earth Day Celebration on Sat., April 22, 2017, from 10 am to 2 pm at the Children’s Zoo at Celebration Square in Saginaw. This annual environmentally-themed event promises a fun-filled day for children of all ages and their families. To make the festivities even more appealing, MMWA is offering free admission to the first 400 people who bring a recyclable beverage container.
06th April, 2017 | 0 Comments
Throughout its 40-year history, Project Censored has covered a lot of ground that the corporate mainstream media has missed.
23rd February, 2017 | 0 Comments
Portman-Murphy Counter-Propaganda Bill Sanctions State Control Over Media
One of the crowning freedoms that has always distinguished the United States from other countries surrounding the globe is the freedom of the press and individual expression as guaranteed in the 1st Amendment of the Bill of Rights.
11th January, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Year in Politics • 2016
2016 was a year of extreme contrasts on the political front, with very little ground in the middle for us to stand safely and secure upon. For some the election of Donald Trump signaled a ray of hope; for others it signaled mass depression.
15th December, 2016 | 0 Comments