Monthly Archives: June 2015

Roberts “Liberal” Court Under Siege from the Far Right

Attacks from the Right mount over “liberal” rulings. But first: Has SCOTUS really tacked to the left? (Updated 7-1-15 and 7-7-15) Last week wasn’t a dream — the Supreme Court handed-down three solid victories for progressive causes: healthcare, marriage equality, … Continue reading

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Twitter Pulls the Plug on Political Transparency Exclusively for U.S. Politicians

Updated: August 25, 2015. The Sunlight Foundation reports that Twitter has now pulled the plug on all 30 Politwoops sites around the world. “A member of Congress does not and should not have the same expectation of privacy as a … Continue reading

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Snyder’s Poor Legacy Earns Michigan an “F” and an Infamous Place in the Dictionary

QUIZ: What do the expressions colossal squid, colony collapse disorder, photobomb, emoji,  jegging, WTF, and dark money have in common? ANSWER: They all made the list of most recent additions to the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary: Michigan has become “the dark money … Continue reading

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Aramark — The Corporate Citizen: Oh, The Humanity!

As corporate “people” go, Aramark Inc. is pretty pleased with itself recently. You see they’ve found a way around their public relations train wreck over their less than humane treatment of inmates in prisons around the nation. Between the maggot … Continue reading

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Just Released: White House Report on The Affordable Care Act in Michigan

Below is a fact sheet from The White House Office of the Press Secretary on how Michigan is faring under the Affordable Care Act. FACT SHEET: Health Care in Michigan What the Affordable Care Act is doing for Michigan families … Continue reading

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USA Freedom Act? Pffft! Totally Trumped by a Reagan Executive Order Still in Effect

“The Attorney General hereby is delegated the power to approve the use for intelligence purposes, within the United States or against a United States person abroad, of any technique for which a warrant would be required.” — Executive Order 12333 … Continue reading

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