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Thank God you live in America

July 24, 2014 FLINT — I think everybody should do this once a year. Just for perspective.| 1) Go to the newsstand or jump online. more »»

Almanac

July 24, 2014 Today is Thursday, July 24, the 205th day of 2014. There are 160 days left in the year. more »»

Bordering on madness

July 23, 2014 WASHINGTON — In a recent confrontation between protesters against the illegal flood of unaccompanied children into the United States and counter-protests by some Hispanic group, one man from the... more »»

Almanac

July 23, 2014 Today is Wednesday, July 23, the 204th day of 2014. There are 161 days left in the year. more »»

Tattoos and food service

July 22, 2014 FLINT — Starbucks, the coffee chain, has told a female employee at a store in the Detroit area to get rid of her tattoo within 30 days or quit. I’m of two minds on this. more »»

How They Voted

July 22, 2014 While the Legislature is on a summer break from voting, the Roll Call Report is reviewing key votes of the 2013-2014 session. more »»

Almanac

July 22, 2014 Today is Tuesday, July 22, the 203rd day of 2014. There are 162 days left in the year. more »»

Your Lawmakers

July 22, 2014 U.S. Rep. Dan Benishek Washington, D.C. 514 Cannon HOB Washington, DC 20515 Phone: (202) 225 4735 — — — Marquette 307 S. Front St., Ste. more »»

Don’t fence me in

July 21, 2014 WASHINGTON — At last, an Obama administration official has come out in favor of a fence. He promises it will bring security to people on both sides of the border. more »»

Don’t fence me in

July 21, 2014 DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Texas Gov. more »»

Almanac

July 21, 2014 Today is Monday, July 21, the 202nd day of 2014. There are 163 days left in the yea. more »»

Who’ll build the roads?

July 19, 2014 WASHINGTON — “Tea party members don’t think there’s a federal role in transportation!” complained Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, last week, near the site of a $5.8 million highway projec. more »»

Climate politics group falling short of money goal

July 19, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — A super PAC aiming to make climate change a key issue in this year’s midterm elections is falling far short of its goal to raise $100 million, cramping the group’s ability to... more »»

Almanac

July 19, 2014 Today is Saturday, July 19, the 200th day of 2014. There are 165 days left in the year. more »»

Your Lawmakers

July 19, 2014 U.S. Rep. Dan Benishek Washington, D.C. 514 Cannon HOB Washington, DC 20515 Phone: (202) 225 4735 — — — Iron Mountain 500 S. Stephenson, Suite 500 Iron Mountain, MI 49801 Phone: (906) 828-1581 U.S. more »»

The most reliable poll of all

July 18, 2014 WASHINGTON — I dimly recall being rousted out of my bunk bed as a young child before sunrise on Oct. more »»

Senate Dems, GOP woo female voters

July 18, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic and Republican Senators are pouring significant time and energy into pursuing female voters, a coveted prize in the Nov. 4 elections. more »»

Almanac

July 18, 2014 Today is Friday, July 18, the 199th day of 2014. There are 166 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 18, A.D. more »»

The corporation person

July 17, 2014 FLINT — The recent Hobby Lobby decision reaffirmed that U.S. Supreme Court justices weren’t kidding in 2010 when they upheld the notion that corporations are people, too. more »»

Chicago: A town that won’t let you down?

July 17, 2014 WASHINTON — Frank Sinatra’s song about Chicago, “My Kind of Town,” ‘’a the town that won’t let you down,” seems dated in light of last weekend’s shooting spree that left 16 dead and dozens wounded i... more »»

 
 

 

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