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Recently The New York Times listed 48 environmental rules that the Trump Administration has placed on the chopping block, with 25 of them that have already been overturned. Here is a list encompassing 21 of the more significant ones:

26th October, 2017 | 0 Comments

Securing Driver Safety or Fiscal Folly?

A few weeks ago, while driving down one of the numerous crumbling and deteriorating streets in Saginaw County, I could not help but notice how perfectly fine road signs were being replaced with completely new signage containing identical information. Moreover, not only were the signs themselves being replaced, but so were the poles holding the signs, even though the posts themselves were in strong and sturdy shape.

05th October, 2017 | 0 Comments

Retail stocks have been annihilated recently, despite the economy eking out growth. The fundamentals of the retail business look horrible: Sales are stagnating and profitability is getting worse with every passing quarter.

05th October, 2017 | 0 Comments

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

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

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

A True Hero Demonized for Speaking the Truth

More so than any figure populating the political landscape, Julian Assange was the defining figure in this year’s 2016 Presidential election. An Australian computer programmer, publisher and journalist, he is editor-in-chief of the organization WikiLeaks, which he founded in 2006. He has won numerous accolades for journalism, including the Sam Adams Award and Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism.

15th December, 2016 | 0 Comments

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