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Clint Eastwood: Spokesman For The New Detroit

Much ado has been made about the Super Bowl Clint Eastwood/Chrysler commercial, expressing the theme that Detroit, and America at large, is making a comeback. In some conservative circles, “Dirty Harry” has been criticized as shilling for President Obama. But after reading this article by Mara Gay of The Daily, I’m convinced that the tough-guy libertarian may… Read More »

The Motor City Plunges Off the Greek-Style Debt Cliff

Detroit, Michigan has long been known as the motor city due to it’s being the home of the big-three auto-makers ever since the first mass-produced automobiles rolled off the assembly line of Ford Motor Company.  As the population of America increased and the demand for more automobiles skyrocketed, along with it came massive doses of wealth and prosperity for the… Read More »

The Reporter Who Confonted Biden About His "Rape" Reference Is Now Under Investigation

Do you remember Jason Mattera, the reporter who confronted Vice President Joe Biden for his claims that “rape will go up” if President Obama’s “Job’s Bill” isn’t passed?  (here’s a reminder of it below) Well, it turns out that Biden’s camp is so upset about it that they’ve asked for Jason Mattera to be investigated… Read More »

Michigan Economy Edges Down in June

DALLAS, Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Comerica Bank’s Michigan Economic Activity Index edged down one point in June, to a level of 86.  The June index level is 15 points, or 21 percent, above the cyclical index low of 71.  Year-to-date, the index has averaged 88 points, three points above the average for all of 2010. “The Michigan index… Read More »

Appeals Court Forces Michigan to Restart Racist Policies

The activist group By Any Means Necessary has succeeded in returning racist college admission policies and state government hiring and contracting terms to Michigan. By Any Means Necessary pursued the lawsuit to overturn Proposal 2 knows as the Michigan Civil Rights Initiative, which bans the use of race and gender preferences in state admission and… Read More »

Michigan Education Reform- Did They Go Too Far, or Not Far Enough?

Recently, the State House in Michigan passed an education reform plan which would make it easier to fire under-performing teachers. In addition, it made the tenure process more difficult and reduced protections based on seniority. The bill is now headed to the senate, controlled by Republicans, and teachers’ unions are getting ready for a fight.… Read More »