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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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No room at the Inn, er, County Jail

Why is it that Flint always seems to make national news when there's something wrong?  Never mind, don't answer that.  Well, it's happened again.  Fox New has the story up at their website. For the ti

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Requiring a photo id to vote: civil right infringement or common sense?

Is requiring a photo id to vote a civil rights infringement that prevents minorities and the poor from voting, or is it a common sense measure that helps prevent voter fraud?  John Fund from the American Spectator has written extensively

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I miss the old-time Easter Bunny

I miss writing on hard-boiled eggs with those ridiculous wax pencils and then dipping them into cups with pellets of color that smell like vinegar. I miss wrapping baskets in transparent colored paper with bright ribbons. It's no fun buying stuff fo

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Pay That Ticket or a Strip Search is in your Future

Albert Florence of New Jersey was a passenger in the family car being driven by his wife, when they were stopped by a New Jersey state trooper. The officer found that Florence had a warrant for an outstanding fine

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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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