• Fusion GPS officials take the Fifth in Trump dossier interview on Capitol Hill

    Fusion GPS officials take the Fifth in Trump dossier interview on Capitol Hill

    Two top officials at the political research firm behind a salacious dossier alleging various Russian connections to President Trump’s campaign invoked their Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination before the House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday. Fusion GPS co-founder Peter Fritsch and top lieutenant Thomas Catan were subpoenaed to appear before the […]

  • Lessons from an Old Tragedy

    Lessons from an Old Tragedy

    Left to right: Mary Ann Jordan, Kathy Emmons and Ellen Harnish It’s been 51 years since Richard Speck murdered eight student nurses after he broke into the dormitory of South Chicago Community Hospital on a hot summer night in 1966. Speck was a stoner and a loser from Dallas, Texas, […]

  • The DOW is up 22% and 4,000 points since Trump’s election.

    The DOW is up 22% and 4,000 points since Trump’s election.

    No President has more all time closing highs in their first year in office than President Trump. The rise in the DOW since Donald Trump was elected President in November 2016 is historic!  Yesterday was another all time closing high for the 5th day in a row.  Americans are seeing […]

  • Climate alarmists have finally admitted that they’ve got it wrong on global warming.

    Climate alarmists have finally admitted that they’ve got it wrong on global warming.

    This is the inescapable conclusion of a landmark paper, published in Nature Geoscience, which finally admits that the computer models have overstated the impact of carbon dioxide on climate and that the planet is warming more slowly than predicted. The paper – titled Emission budgets and pathways consistent with limiting warming […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Sentences in Steve Utash mob beating are not justice

    Sentences in Steve Utash mob beating are not justice

    We watched the system at work. We watched the court proceedings and saw a judge dispense punishment in the beating of Steve Utash last spring. We watched — and waited — for justice. We’re still waiting. Utash was 54 years old and weighed 155 pounds when he was attacked. He […]

 

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