• See median income, other demographics of your Michigan school district

    See median income, other demographics of your Michigan school district

    Students head for the entrance during the first day of school at Western High School on Wednesday, August 23, 2017. (J. Scott Park | Mlive.com)(MLive file photo) 90 shares By Julie Mack What’s the median income of families who live in your school district? What percent of schoolchildren go to […]

  • Racial Lies and Racism

    Racial Lies and Racism

    Earlier this month, The New York Times ran an article titled “U.S. Rights Unit Shifts to Study Antiwhite Bias” on its front page. The article says that President Donald Trump’s Justice Department’s civil rights division is going to investigate and sue universities whose affirmative action admissions policies discriminate against white […]

  • The Seventeenth Amendment: Destroying State Sovereignty

    The Seventeenth Amendment: Destroying State Sovereignty

    From 1789 to 1913 the power to choose United States Senators was vested by the Constitution in the State legislatures. The Seventeenth Amendment altered the process by providing for direct election of Senators by the people. This fundamentally altered a carefully balanced power structure built into the unamended Constitution that served important […]

  • Is College Education Worth It?

    Is College Education Worth It?

    August is the month when parents bid farewell to not only their college-bound youngsters but also a sizable chunk of cash for tuition. More than 18 million students attend our more than 4,300 degree-granting institutions. A question parents, their college-bound youngsters and taxpayers should ask: Is college worth it? Let’s […]

  • What Still Unites Us?

    What Still Unites Us?

    Decades ago, a debate over what kind of nation America is roiled the conservative movement. Neocons claimed America was an “ideological nation” a “creedal nation,” dedicated to the proposition that “all men are created equal.”Decades ago, a debate over what kind of nation America is roiled the conservative movement. Decades […]

  • Trump Teaches Republicans How to Win a Government Shutdown

    Trump Teaches Republicans How to Win a Government Shutdown

    President Donald Trump threatened Tuesday night in Arizona to shut down the government if Congress fails to fund his border wall. Republican leaders in Congress, fearful of taking their customary beatings over a shutdown, are already trying to walk back his threat. They do not realize that he has just […]

 

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