Monthly Archives: April 2015

Michigan Lawmakers Resolve to Gut the 14th Amendment

GOP Lawmakers Cherry Pick the Bill of Rights on Marriage Equality It must hurt — the mental machinations and intellectual inconsistencies necessary for Michigan’s GOP lawmakers to, time and again, churn-up conspiracy theories about federal government overreach. Tinfoil hatters are … Continue reading

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Meet the New Queen of Angry White Male Political Porn

Democracy Tree doesn’t typically stray into dust-ups across the pond, but here we make an exception, because this story needs telling.  Step aside Ann Coulter. Fox News babes, you can take a powder. There’s a new face for the angry … Continue reading

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Michigan Lawmakers Vote to Allow Toy Guns to Look Real

Michigan’s legislature is poised to enact a bill that should be of grave concern for parents who, unlike GOP lawmakers, will immediately understand the true danger of this proposed law. Senate Bill 85 will make it difficult, if not impossible, … Continue reading

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The Ugly Truth About Snyder’s Prop 1 in Michigan

Governor Snyder’s Road to Washington In the event Michigan voters are not already sufficiently bumfuzzled as to how they should vote on Proposal 1 — aka, the ballot question on roads and sales tax, or was it fuel tax? or … Continue reading

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Massive Tax Scam Under Investigation

“The scam will not stop until people start going to jail.” — Senator Collins Today marks the end of tax time for most filers, but it’s just the beginning of tax scammer season, and you’re the prey. All they need … Continue reading

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April 15th – Tax Day Not So Gay in Michigan

The Same-Sex Couple Income Tax Purgatory in Michigan Tax day — nobody likes it, other than CEOs living handsomely off the largess of Gov. Snyder’s legacy of corporate tax cuts. But, one class of Michigan citizenry remains considerably more burdened … Continue reading

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MDOT Blows $2.7 Billion on Seven Miles of Road

The Billion Dollar Roads Boondoggle in Pothole Season — Pure Michigan While Michigan motorists bump along on dangerous roads, the Michigan Department of Transportation continues to advance their $2.7 billion unnecessary and wasteful project to widen a short stretch of I-94 in … Continue reading

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RFRA — The Political Wedgie That Keeps on Giving

The Religious Freedom Restoration Act — A Wedge Issue, of the Atomic Variety Last week’s crucible of intra-party warfare sent the Republican Party reeling over the schism between social and fiscal conservatives which, much to the left’s delight, culminated in … Continue reading

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Aramark Whistleblower Gets Canned

“Aramark did not fire the problem, Aramark fired the employee that was reporting the problems they failed to fix.” Jon Costa, Aramark whistleblower Last year, Democracy Tree reported on the disgusting conditions found in the food vendor booths at Kauffman and … Continue reading

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