Progress Michigan blog posts.

Happy Thanksgiving Comrades!

E.J. Dionne writes this morning about the politicization of Thanksgiving by the right in a column entitled “A holiday from bickering.”  Until I read E.J.’s column morning I was completely unaware that historians from the Tea Party had been training their sites on today’s holiday.  Apparently the idea of sharing–even a meal–is an attack on…

They’re voting, are you?

Over the past few months, you’ve probably been bombarded with messages about voting. Perhaps some have even come from Progress Michigan. Obviously, we believe that voting is important – your vote is your voice in the dialog about the future of our state. You wouldn’t enter an important roundtable without arming yourself with information, and…

Corporate campaign cash flows to CEO group

Business Leaders for Michigan–the big business CEOs who want big tax cuts for themselves–are investing heavily in this year’s election.  So far the CEO-led group’s campaign spending topped $200,000, according to campaign finance records on file with the Secretary of State. BLM invested heavily in House Speaker Andy Dillon, who lost his election for governor…

Viewer Mail

Image via Wikipedia Alright, the name is a bit of a misnomer, because what you’re about to read didn’t come from an actual viewer (since I’m not a television personality — I’m barely even a personality!) but from one of those random people on the same “fwd” list as I. We were both on the…