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H2Omg

I don’t even know where to begin with all the water problems we’ve been dealing with over the last couple weeks. For starters, hundreds of thousands of people in Toledo, Ohio were without drinking water after high levels of a dangerous toxin caused by poisonous algae blooms in Lake Erie were discovered in their water…

Gotta get down on Friday

In politics, not much usually happens on Fridays. However, for Governor Rick Snyder, last Friday (August 8) was one of those “Gotta get down” kind of Fridays where he was really looking forward to the weekend. Friday was just an overall bad day for our governor. The first news to drop was that Scott Woosley,…

This Week in Progress

If you’ve ever been curious about what a “Friday News Dump” was, just check out the afternoon our governor had today. This Week in PM Blogging: Michigan needs leaders, not cowards Hey Michigan Republicans serving in Congress, the U.S. (and Michigan) needs leaders, not cowards. Stand up to the fringes of your party and your…

Justification

When a public official is caught in some sort of wrong-doing, they often try to justify their actions, but the majority of the time, they come off as straight up dishonest and out-of-touch. Enter Scott Woosley, the head of the Michigan State Housing Development Authority, who recently tried to justify spending $400 to $500 a…

Primary Primer

It’s Primary Election Day in Michigan. Here are some key things to know when you vote. 1. You have to vote at your own precinct. Click here to find out where if you don’t know. 2. You can’t complain if you don’t vote. 3. You should complain if you are denied your right to vote.…

Michigan needs leaders, not cowards

If you were faced with a problem, you had the means to fix it and yet you did nothing, you’re either a total nihilist or you’re a coward. I think Michigan’s Republican Congressional Delegation is the latter. Our state — and our nation — faces problems. Our immigration system remains woefully broken thanks to Congress’s inaction…

This Week in Progress

This Week in PM Blogging:  Deadlines, Democracy and Other Inconveniences This is just another story of those in power changing the rules in the middle of the game to meet their agenda. Democracy be damned! I’m One of the Faces of Welfare…and I’m Not Ashamed There are moments in a child’s life that have an…