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Michigan State Representative, Lisa Brown
Michigan State Representative, Lisa Brown
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Head and shoulder, knees and toes … and for some, a vagina, too

You can talk about your fingers and your toes and all the other organs like kidneys, pancreas and the occasional gallbladder. But apparently using the word vagina is upsetting to some folks.

Not just upsetting, but offensive

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What the Cell Am I to Do? I Need a New Phone.

Remember long distance charges? When my parents moved out of Michigan I waited to call them until after 7 p.m. when the rates were lower.

Now I can call my mom anytime I want on my cellphone. I have unlimited minutes and unlimited long distance

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How Greedy Can a Corporation Be?

President Obama is reminding people as he campaigns for re-election what corporations are about (especially those of the private equity variety): maximizing shareholder profits.  There’s nothing wrong with this, it’s just not something someone who wants to be President of the United States ever should have done

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Occupy Flint Ends: Accomplishments Unclear but Memories to Cherish

Occupy Flint is closing down their encampment.  Terry Bankert posted this on Facebook and   debate has raged.  My goal is to rally the 51% around a few points regarding smaller government and money in politics

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City of Flint, Michael Brown
City of Flint, Michael Brown
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Flint’s Toughest Jobs

Flint has a pretty tough reputation.  Terms like "Murder Capital USA" and "One of the 10 Worst Places to Live in America" are not uncommon.  We're like Detroit, but without being featured in an Eminem Chrysler commercial

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Would You Rather be Tased or…?

With tasers soon to be legalized here in Michigan, let's play would you rather:

1) Would you rather be tased or sprayed with mace?

2) Would you rather be tased or have to serve as Flint's emergency financial manager?

3) Would you rather be tased or waterboarded?

4) Would you rather be tased or let your son ride a motorcycle without a helmet?

5) Would you rather be tased or have to bathe in the Flint River (downtown) for a month?

6) Would you rather be tased or bungee jump from the Citizen's Bank Building?

Remember there ARE wrong answers

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Adventures in La La Land: Ted Nugent & Mother Jones

One of the things I enjoy is arguing with the frothing left.  I stumbled across a rich vein of particularly foamy specimens at Mother Jones, commenting on Ted Nugent.  I eagerly joined the fray.  Below is the response with which I am most pleased

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Blessed are the One Percent for They Shall Help Re-elect Obama

The Bible offers a pretty nifty solution to the problem of envy.  To paraphrase: blessed are the 99 percent for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.  As for the one percent: they have as much chance of entering heaven as Michael Moore has fitting into a Chevy Aveo

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Should Flint Have a City Manager?

Flint Attorney Terry Bankert joined Brenda and Dan today to talk about revising the Flint City Charter.  Bankert favors a city manager model for the city of Flint,  a change that would required revision of the Charter.   Former City Administrator Darnell Early is an exampl

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No More Hoping or Changing; What Will the President’s New Slogan Be?

Hope and change was last election's mantra for the President.  Apparently the campaign is floating some new trial slogans for the upcoming Presidential election.  Any suggestions?

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