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As an organization that seeks to hold elected officials accountable, our blog tends to sound negative. It’s not by design, we’d love to blog about all of the good bills being signed into law by the governor, a new effort to protect consumers out of the office of the Attorney General or stories about how […]
Tuesday was not a good day to be an egotistical conservative. Senator Patrick Colbeck, a State Senator, candidate for governor and anti-healthcare zealot had a tough day. Not only was he schooled on the Constitution by Senator David Knezek, he also lost control of his office. Colbeck and the Constitution: Part Time Lovers Senator Patrick […]
Top Snyder aide, Harvey Hollins, knew about Flint’s legionella issue in March of 2015. He claimed at the time that he didn’t inform the governor until January of 2016. Governor Snyder told Congress the same story under oath. However, when Hollins was under oath he changed his tune and testified that he told Governor Snyder […]
I do not like Senator Patrick Colbeck’s policies, his ego or his politics. Colbeck’s conservative agenda would throw Michigan’s backwards slide we’ve experienced during the Snyder/Schuette era into overdrive. Despite backing nearly every horrible policy supported by Sndyer, Schuette and other establishment Republicans, Colbeck just can’t get any love from his own caucus. In fact, […]
By Denzel McCampbell Just over a year ago, I wrote about why we were having the wrong conversation about Colin Kaepernick taking a knee. I talked about those who seek to prevent equity and justice commandeering conversations around these issues to make it about an unrelated issue, the aim being to show the marginalized groups […]
Bill Schuette wants to be Michigan’s next governor and he’s doing all he can to curry favor with the extreme right. Schuette has spent his career fighting for corporations and pushing his own extreme social views on the rest of us. This week, Schuette pulled one of his patented shady moves on the Michigan Civil […]