8/12/20 State Rep. Sherry Gay-Dagnogo, Chair of the Detroit Caucus, gives her thoughts on Kamala Harris as V.P., education, and a potential campaign for Detroit Mayor. Partners with www.DeadlineDetroit.com.
Gov. Whitmer is still in the running for Vice President. Here are the factors working for and against her. By Emily Lawler MLive Aug. 11, 2020 It’s not clear whether Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is a top contender to run for vice president alongside Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, but the possibility is certainly top […]
Written by David Weigel Map by Lauren Tierney The Washington Post/Politics/Analysis Aug. 9, 2020 How did Michigan become a defining swing state of the Trump era? Some of it had to do with history, both the state’s 20-year stretch of Democratic wins and the revived conservatism of Detroit’s suburbs. Plenty had to do […]
The Myth That Lockdowns Stop Pandemics By Stacey Rudin RealClearPolitics/Commentary August 7, 2020 From the beginning of time, humans have used mythology to make sense of a chaotic natural world. Sir G.L. Gomme dubbed myths “the science of a pre-scientific age.” Folklore provided pre-scientific people a comforting sense of control over nature. To address dry […]
An excerpt from Part 2 of “Unreported Truths” – a brief history of lockdowns by Alex Berenson August 4, 2020 (This is a condensed version of part of the second chapter of Berenson’s book LOST IN KANDAHAR, which focuses on the history of lockdowns and how they became government policy). The entire booklet is available […]
In 2nd Try, James Sees Different MI Challenge (and Outcome) By Philip Wegmann RealClearPolitics August 4, 2020 (AP Photo/David Eggert) Republicans know they could not draft a better candidate for a worse time. Luckily for them, John James was such a candidate before a pandemic ravaged its way around the globe, a recession cratered the […]
Intensifying Into Violence By Michael Barone Real Clear Politics July 31, 2020 “Protestors in California,” tweeted ABC News, about an incident in Oakland, “set fire to a courthouse, damaged a police station and assaulted officers after a peaceful demonstration intensified.” If you’d presented your ninth-grade teacher with that sentence in your weekly writing assignment, she […]