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Motorcyclists, to Helmet or Not to Helmet?

My Facebook page (friend me if you haven't already) lit up this morning with comments from riders who seem perfectly happy keeping their heads helmeted while riding. Governor Rick Snyder may have the opportunity to sign a bill that would repeal the state's helmet law for motorcyclists age 21 and older

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Rick Santorum, Please Take Your Etch-A-Sketch and Go Home

I’ve skinned many a knee  trying to jump aboard a moving band wagon (I have horrible depth perception).  Undaunted, I say it’s time for Rick Santorum to take his Etch-A-Sketch and go home.

I never really swooned for Mr. Santorum (although I confe

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Who Knows Where Nude Pregnant Photos Will Take Us?

We've come a long way baby. I think.

In 1952, Lucille Ball announced to the world (via her crazy, whacky TV personality Lucy Riccardo) that she was expecting. CBS would not let her use the word pregnant

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Commentary: Birth control does not make you a slut

Rush Limbaugh thinks a young woman who uses birth control does so in order to act like a slut. Sandra Fluke, a third-year student at Georgetown University Law School, spoke before a Democratic hearing about birth control

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Commentary: And We’re Off….

Iowa is in the pocket. Done. Kaput. Time to move on.....

Are you ready for New Hampshire? South Carolina? Is the intrigue and drama more than you can stand?

Sorry, tongue firmly in cheek while that was being said

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Commentary: Sick of Party Politics

Will they pass the payroll tax cut? Won't they pass the payroll tax cut?

At this point, I don't care. Honestly, I'm full. Filled to the brim with disgust at the inability of most legislatures to see beyond the end of their nose

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Christmas in July, Halloween in August, where’s Thanksgiving?

I missed it again.

Every year the deadline looms and zooms by before I even notice. The Halloween candy hits the shelf right bout the same time the back-to-school stuff arrives in late July, early August

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‘Dancing with the Stars’ My Mindless Entertainment

So I like "Dancing With The Stars." So what? It doesn't mean I'm unintelligent, it doesn't mean I'm not up on the latest news and political intrigue. It just means that sometimes, I don't want to have to think too hard

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Drug Addiction: Suburban Kids Die “Chasing the Dragon.”

Fenton High School students will be shown a vivid presentation of the dangers of "chasing the dragon," a term used to describe the unrelenting hunger of drug addiction.

"Chasing the Dragon" is the title for the presentation to be put on today at Fenton High School by Genesee County Sheriff Robert Pickell, Captain Swanson, and Genesee County Commissioner, Joe Graves

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The Father of our country gave the first State of the Union address in 1790. Lucky for him, there was no opposing party viewpoint to follow.
The Father of our country gave the first State of the Union address in 1790. Lucky for him, there was no opposing party viewpoint to follow.
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T-minus 30 minutes until the State of the Union….who cares?

I plan to watch the State of the Union address. I'm not sure why. I will be annoyed. There will be jumping up and down and applauding and not applauding moments that will be as predictable as snow in January, but I will watch

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