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Blind Faith

What is the driving force behind the belief in a political philosophy, a political party, or a politician that causes a citizen to support it no matter what the counter point to that belief may be? What is the rationale for ignoring facts that are readily available, so the words and views of the opposition need not be the source of disagreement? Why would a person of reasonable intelligence refuse to change their choice of a candidate even after that candidate’s policies have failed to come to fruition as promised?

The stories of the masses being led to the ends of the earth, engaging in rituals harmful to themselves and others, even to the point of death by the cult-like rhetoric of a charismatic leader, is not uncommon

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Category: Commentary, Political
courtesy Sen. Jim Ananich
courtesy Sen. Jim Ananich
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Flint’s Ananich Elected Next Leader of Michigan’s Senate Democratic Caucus

State Senator Jim Ananich of Flint has been elected the next leader of the Michigan Senate Democrats replacing the outgoing Senator Gretchen Whitmer who was term limited. The announcement came on Thursday afternoon and Ananich will begin his leadership term in January when members elected to office earlier this month are sworn in

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U.S. Rep. Gary Peters Wins Senate Seat

Democratic Congressman Gary Peters beat challenger Republican Terri Lynn Land for a seat in the United States Senate on Tuesday. Peters who was up ten percentage points when he gave his victory speech, will replace retiring U.S. S

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Michigan Governor Rick Snyder Wins Re-Election

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder won his re-election bid against challenger Mark Schauer on Tuesday. The Republican Snyder fought off a tough challenge from Democrat Schauer, a one-term Congressman from Battle Creek

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Category: Political, State News
courtesy U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee
courtesy U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee
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Congressman Dan Kildee to Host Coffee Hours in Flint

Congressman Dan Kildee will host coffee hours in Flint on Thursday. Constituents of Michigan's Fifth Congressional District are encouraged to attend to share their thoughts and concerns about the happenings in the district and Washington D

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Former President Bill Clinton Scheduled to Stop in Flint Next Week
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Former President Bill Clinton Scheduled to Stop in Flint Next Week

I do not know about you but news of former President Bill Clinton coming to Flint is exciting. He will be here to support Democratic candidates for the governor and senate seat. Regardless how you will vote, you can't deny how cool it would be to kick it with Billy!

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State Rep. Woodrow Stanley to Host Coffee Hours

State Representative Woodrow Stanley will host coffee hours on Monday morning in Flint. Stanley is inviting residents of the 34th House District to join him for a cup of coffee and conversation on happenings in Flint and Lansing

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Gov. Snyder to Hold Series of Town Hall Meetings Prior to Election

Governor Rick Snyder has announced a series of town hall meetings across the state leading up to the November election. Snyder will take questions from residents at the meetings entitled  "Road to Recovery: The Next Four Years

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courtesy Sen. Jim Ananich
courtesy Sen. Jim Ananich
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State Sen. Ananich to Host Telephone Town Hall on Challenges Faced by Working Families

State Senator Jim Ananich will host a telephone town hall this weekend to discuss challenges faced by working families. A news release says residents of the 27th District will have a unique opportunity to interact with Ananich and a panel of experts on issues ranging from consumer debt to paid sick leave

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The Vast Conspiracy Belongs To The Left

This is not a re-hashing of the Clinton presidency however, the re-phrasing of Mrs. Clinton’s words describe the political tactics of her party. While she or her husband did not invent the practice, it was their application of it, and the benefit they enjoyed from it, which prove it is their party’s method of campaigning and governing

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