Issue 665

31st July, 2008 - 20th August, 2008

Dear Editor; I was glad to see your question to Prosecutorial candidates Mike Thomas and Tom Frank concerning the failure of the War on Drugs. How is this War working for Michigan?  Is it reducing crime?  Is it reducing rates of death and disease?  Is it effective in keeping drugs and drug dealers away from our children?  Is the quality of life better or worse because of the Drug War?  The Drug Enforcement Administration's charts show drugs are cheaper and stronger than in 1971.

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You can see his image plastered all over town - an old rusted film projector coming out of his skull with a flashlight taped to the side - on over 17 billboards spanning strategic placement throughout Saginaw County; both a testament to his hard fought success and a beacon marking unknown heights for the future.

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Inside the Dynamics & Politics Affecting One of Saginaw County's Most Imortant Community Resources

Unlike many entities that are a creation of government, HealthSource Saginaw (pictured right) is one that actually works profitably while fulfilling its mission of providing affordable long term care health care facilities to the 14-County region of East Central Michigan, which it has been doing in one form or another for 75 years.

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One big difference between candidates for Saginaw County Sheriff, in the Democratic primary on August 5th is what they would wear to work.            Incumbent Charles Brown(left) of Frankenmuth, Sheriff since 1998, dons a suit and tie about half the time.

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It seems in these pinched times of soaring credit rates, housing foreclosures and the ascendance of oil barons that the lost art of melodic pop music provides a lonely outpost of peace, groove and harmony in an otherwise barren wasteland of discordant yet bland muzak for road zombies and country bumpkins who just wanna back that booty up and mess with the little whisky woman.

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