Thu04242014

‘They MARCHED, The White House Changed’ President Obama Salutes The King

ObamaSalute.jpg.jpg

Editor’s note: Below are excerpts from the historic speech the nation’s first black president, Barack Obama, gave Aug. 28, 2013 at the 50th Anniversary March on Washington for Jobs and Justice at the Lincoln Memorial where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his immortal “I Have A Dream” speech.

To the King family, who have sacrificed and inspired so

...

Read more...

Waterloo For Michigan Democrats In 2014?

Michigan_state_capitol.jpg.jpg

These days it’s hard to imagine what kind of campaign Michigan Democrats are running right now (if any) or plan to run in 2014 against incumbent Gov. Rick Snyder, who just dissed the Tea Party wing of his party by supporting the expansion of Medicaid for the working poor.

It’s complex to comprehend how Democrats can marshal the right candidate with

...

Read more...

State Canvassers To Certify Election Tuesday

BennyMike1.jpg.jpg

The state board of canvassers will be in Detroit on Tuesday to officially certify the Detroit mayoral primary election.

This follows a motion to the Appeals Court Friday filed by Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette to have Ingham County Circuit Court Judge Joyce Draganchuk's temporary restraining order reversed.

Draganchuk's order was made

...

Read more...

Duggan Certified As Primary Winner

MIkeDBenny.jpg.jpg

The Board of State Canvassers unanimously voted Tuesday to certify Detroit’s primary election results, and yes, Mike Duggan was the winner of the Aug. 6 primary. Again.

In the end, Duggan got 48,716 votes compared to Benny Napoleon's 28,391.

Napoleon issued a statement after the announcement, saying:

"The state board of canvassers certification of

...

Read more...

Lions Dominate Injury Plagued Bills

DetroitLions.jpg.jpg

The first team offense may not have scored but Shaun Hill led the Lions to two first quarter touchdowns. The first was an eight yard pass to Patrick Edwards and the second was a six yard pass to Kris Durham. After the first quarter it was all Kellen Moore at quarterback. Matt Stafford threw six times and only completed one. Very little blame

...

Read more...