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Little change in desire for action on inequality

March 20, 2015 DENVER (AP) — Interest in income inequality is all the rage in public debate nowadays, with political figures from Sen. more »»

Almanac

March 20, 2015 By The Associated Press Today is Friday, March 20, the 79th day of 2015. There are 286 days left in the year. Spring arrives at 6:45 p.m. EDT. more »»

Put an end to Daylight Saving Time

March 19, 2015 FLINT — State lawmakers are generally about as useful as my appendix. But not the other day. The other day, state Rep. more »»

Obama sets record for denying, censoring government files

March 19, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — For the second consecutive year, the Obama administration more often than ever censored government files or outright denied access to them under the U.. more »»

Almanac

March 19, 2015 By The Associated Press Today is Thursday, March 19, the 78th day of 2015. There are 287 days left in the year. more »»

Two leaders, two warnings

March 18, 2015 WASHINGTON — When Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed a joint session of Congress on March 3rd, it was the third time he had done so. more »»

Almanac

March 18, 2015 By The Associated Press Today is Wednesday, March 18, the 77th day of 2015. There are 288 days left in the year. more »»

How They Voted

March 18, 2015 Senate Bill 72, Let landlords refuse rental for smoking medical marijuana: Passed 34 to 3 in the Senate To prohibit smoking medical marijuana in a public place, or where it is banned by a private... more »»

Protecting the Great Lakes is up to us

March 17, 2015 WASHINGTON — As a native of Northern Michigan, I believe that the Great Lakes are truly part of our way of life — they are “Pure Michigan,” as the ads say. more »»

The conundrum of corporation and nation

March 17, 2015 BERKELEY — The U.S. economy is picking up steam, but most Americans aren’t feeling it. By contrast, most European economies are still in bad shape, but most Europeans are doing relatively well. more »»

Almanac

March 17, 2015 By The Associated Press Today is Tuesday, March 17, the 76th day of 2015. There are 289 days left in the year. This is St. Patrick’s Day. more »»

Citizens need access to information

March 16, 2015 LANSING — If someone told you they were going to spend your money and make rules about how you live your life, you would have lots of questions and ask for all kinds of information. more »»

The prescience of Daniel Moynihan

March 16, 2015 WASHINGTON — In the mid-1960s, a social scientist noted something ominous that came to be called “Moynihan’s Scissors”: Two lines on a graph crossed, replicating a scissors’ blades. more »»

Almanac

March 16, 2015 By The Associated Press Today is Monday, March 16, the 75th day of 2015. There are 290 days left in the year. more »»

Don’t let government control what you see

March 14, 2015 ALPENA — Local government officials say removing notices from newspapers saves money that can be spent on police and fire services. more »»

Real fairness means limiting government power

March 14, 2015 WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s kids and Paris Hilton’s siblings were born rich. That gave them a big advantage in life. Unfair! Inequality in wealth has grown. more »»

Almanac

March 14, 2015 The Associated Press Today is Saturday, March 14, the 73rd day of 2015. There are 292 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 14, 1923, President Warren G. more »»

You never have to charge a book

March 12, 2015 FLINT — I have a confession: I love all things digital but I often prefer reading books, magazines and newspapers on dead trees than on little screens. There. I said it. more »»

A Lone Wolf President

March 12, 2015 WASHINGTON — Can the president rewrite federal laws? Can he alter their meaning? Can he change their effect? These are legitimate questions in an era in which we have an unpopular progressive... more »»

Almanac

March 12, 2015 By The Associated Press Today is Thursday, March 12, the 71st day of 2015. There are 294 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 12, 1933, President Franklin D. more »»

 
 
 

 

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