Opinion

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 Pre…
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.  You'd expect suc…
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...
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...
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 example Bankert suggested of some…

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