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  • Republican Senate Candidate John James Apologizes For Including Swastika In Campaign Ad

    10/16/2018 1:18:41 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 35 replies
    Inquisitr ^ | October 16, 2018 | Kristine Lofgren
    Michigan Republican Senate candidate John James has been taking heat for an ad that his campaign ran earlier this week showing an image of a swastika. According to Detroit Free Press, James says that the image was included in error after he and his campaign team failed to catch the swastika before airing the ad. “I need to fess up and admit this was a terrible error on our part. We should have caught this error and we didn’t and there is no excuse. I’m responsible for everything that our team does and fails to do, and I will do...
  • Debbie Stabenow - John James Detroit Economic Club Debate full video.

    10/15/2018 4:00:37 PM PDT · by Yo-Yo · 6 replies
    Full Debate Video from the Detroit Economic Club. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Psbbu4wKCw
  • Watch Debate Live: (MI Senate) John James vs. Debbie Stabenow 6PM Central

    10/14/2018 2:09:19 PM PDT · by adaven · 33 replies
    https://www.wgvu.org/ ^ | 10/14/2018 | WGVU
    Don’t miss Michigan U.S. Senate Debate Sunday, October 14th at 6pm on #WGVU and streaming live on www.wgvu.org, the WGVU Facebook page, and WGVU YouTube Channel. #WGVUNews #Decision2018
  • Ford Just Came To Trump' Defense & Destroyed Fake News Media & Their Lies: Tariffs & Their Layoffs

    10/13/2018 10:00:50 PM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 36 replies
    fbnewscycle.com ^ | October 13, 2018 | BAISH
    The mainstream media is hellbent on ruining President Trump's reputation. Their latest ploy has been blaming him for Ford Motor's recent announcement of layoffs within the company. The liberal media claimed that Trump's tariffs were to blame. A spokesperson for Ford spoke to Watchdog.org, however, and explained that the whole thing is a "MISCHARACTERIZATION." The most recent job cuts will have an impact on salaried employees only. Manufacturing employees will not be affected. The spokesperson also explained that it has nothing to do with President Trump's tariffs. "The reports you have read about our organization redesign work being related to...
  • Real Clear Politics "Senate No Toss Ups 2018" GOP +2 Dem 0

    10/13/2018 4:20:40 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 46 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | October 13, 2018
    Senate No Toss Ups 2018 Democrats 0 Pick Ups GOP 2 Pick Ups Mo & ND
  • John James rises against Michigan Democrat Debbie Stabenow

    10/13/2018 3:22:53 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 71 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | October 12, 2018
    In the Michigan Senate race, Republican nominee John James remains a long shot against Democratic incumbent Sen. Debbie Stabenow. But he's an especially attractive candidate, and the most recent poll shows him just 9 points behind his overwhelmingly favored opponent. What's going on here? Some might point to the fierce battle over Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's nomination. But I think the candidate himself is the key here. As a small business owner who illustrates both the history and progress of the American dream, James is also a West Point and Harvard graduate and a combat veteran. Although he branched...
  • WARNING GRAPHIC VIDEO: Footage captures bodybuilder pummeling girlfriend in 'roid rage' attack

    10/13/2018 10:11:31 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 43 replies
    FOX News ^ | September 26, 2018 | Greg Norman
    A disturbing and graphic video appearing to show a hulking bodybuilder pummel his girlfriend surfaced Wednesday as the man remains jailed in Michigan after what attorneys are calling a “roid rage” attack. The footage, obtained by Fox2Detroit, shows 35-year-old Paul Bashi punching, kicking and throwing lit candles at 22-year-old Kristina Perry inside his rental home in Washington Township in late July. At one point in the video, his arm is covered in blood as he heaves a canister at Perry, who is pressed up against a wall and a couch. “Time and time and time again this defendant beat her...
  • Rochester Hills man who fired at teen asking for directions found guilty by jury

    10/12/2018 12:43:01 PM PDT · by Blue House Sue · 59 replies
    Click on Detroit ^ | 10/12/18 | By Nick Monacelli - Reporter, Dave Bartkowiak Jr., Derick Hutchinson
    ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. - A Rochester Hills man seen on video firing a gun at a teenager who was lost and looking for directions was found guilty by a jury Friday on two counts. Jeffrey Zeigler was charged with assault with intent to murder and felony firearms violations. The jury found him guilty of the lesser charge of assault with intent to do great bodily harm and possession of a firearm in commission of a felony. The 14-year-old boy said he got lost while walking to school April 12 and was looking for directions. He knocked on the door to...
  • Press Release on Michigan Poll

    10/11/2018 11:58:39 AM PDT · by edwinland · 43 replies
    Mitchell Research via Real Clear Politics ^ | Oct 10, 2018 | Steve Mitchell
    Former state Sen. Gretchen Whitmer (46%) leads Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette (38%) in the race for governor while U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow (51%) leads African-American businessman John James (42%) according to a statewide poll commissioned by the Michigan Chamber of Commerce and conducted by Mitchell Research Communications of likely voters in the upcoming November Election. ... “We are seeing the impact of the brutal battle over Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation in this polling. In our mid-September poll, we had Stabenow leading James by 13% and Whitmer leading Schuette by 10%. Other polls have had the margin in both races much...
  • MSU Trustee and Secretary of State debates. (Michigan)

    10/11/2018 6:02:03 AM PDT · by garyb · 2 replies
    email ^ | 10/10/2018 | Amanda Pinckney
    October 10, 2018 MSU Trustee and Secretary of State debates come to public TV's 'Off the Record' in October Episodes can be viewed live on Facebook as recorded Oct. 12 and 19, and air at various times on PBS stations statewide. EAST LANSING, Mich. -- The major party candidates for Trustee of Michigan State University and for Secretary of State have agreed to debate on upcoming episodes of Off the Record, Michigan’s only weekly statewide political analysis television show. The four major party candidates running for two vacancies on the MSU Board of Trustees will debate in an episode airing...
  • Planet Fitness evacuated after WiFi network named 'remote detonator' causes scare

    04/16/2018 2:27:52 PM PDT · by Enchante · 68 replies
    AP via Windsor Star ^ | April 16, 2016 | Staff
    SAGINAW TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A Michigan gym patron looking for a WiFi connection found one named “remote detonator,” prompting an evacuation and precautionary search of the facility by a bomb-sniffing dog. The Saginaw News reports nothing was found in the search Sunday at Planet Fitness in Saginaw Township, about 85 miles (140 kilometres) northwest of Detroit.
  • Pat Buchanan: Casualty lists from the Kavanaugh battle

    10/09/2018 9:38:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 32 replies
    The Union Leader ^ | October 9, 2018 | Pat Buchanan
    AFTER A 50-YEAR siege, the great strategic fortress of liberalism has fallen. With the elevation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, the Supreme Court seems secure for constitutionalism — perhaps for decades. The shrieks from the gallery of the Senate chamber as the vote came in last Saturday, and the sight of that bawling mob clawing at the doors of the Supreme Court as the new justice took his oath, confirm it. The Democratic Party has sustained a historic defeat. And the triumph is President Trump’s. To unite the party whose nomination he had won, Donald Trump pledged to select his high...
  • 123 missing kids recovered in Michigan during one-day operation

    10/09/2018 10:23:43 AM PDT · by huldah1776 · 41 replies
    FoxNews31 Colorado KDVR ^ | Oct 9, 2018 | Web Staff
    WAYNE COUNTY, Mich. — A one-day sweep by law enforcement agencies in Michigan resulted in the recovery of 123 missing children, the U.S. Marshals Service said. The sweep, called Operation MISafeKid and conducted on Sept. 26, and was aimed at locating victims of sex trafficking. “Three cases were identified as being possible sex trafficking cases, and one homeless teen was transported back to the command post after it was discovered that he had not had anything to eat in three days,” the U.S. Marshals Service said in a news release.
  • Bill and Hillary Clinton are going on an arena tour [PROJECTILE VOMITING ALERT]

    10/08/2018 10:17:35 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 55 replies
    Consequence of Sound ^ | 8 Oct 18 | Alex Young
    The former President and former Secretary of State will tour throughout 2018 and 2019 Following the lead of former First Lady Michelle Obama, former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton are hitting the road for their very own arena tour. “An Evening with President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton” will feature the Clintons in conversation, sharing “stories and inspiring anecdotes that shaped their historic careers in public service, while also discussing issues of the day and looking toward the future,” according to Live Nation, which is producing the tour.
  • Darren Walker, The Most Dangerous Man In America (president of Ford Foundation...Soros?)

    10/07/2018 4:11:48 PM PDT · by CincyRichieRich · 22 replies
    Ella Cruz.org research blog ^ | 10-3-18 | Ella Cruz
    For the fiscal year 2014, the foundation has reported assets of US$12.4 billion and approved US$507.9 million in grants. Edsel Ford the founder had another vision for this foundation which has never been met. His goal was: “to receive and administer funds for scientific, educational and charitable purposes, all for the public welfare.” During its early years, the foundation operated in Michigan under the leadership of Ford family members and their associates and supported the Henry Ford Hospital and the Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village, among other organizations. Since his presidency, Walker needs to fix the world and make...
  • Ford to Cut Salaried Workers Worldwide to Reduce Bureaucracy

    10/06/2018 9:44:46 PM PDT · by robowombat · 23 replies
    The Street ^ | Oct 6, 2018
    Ford Motor Co. will reorganize its salaried workforce worldwide, flatten its business operations and create a more efficient company that results in fewer white collar jobs, the Detroit Free Press reported. Ford has 201,000 employees globally, including an estimated 70,000 salaried workers, and is the largest car manufacturing employer in the U.S. The company didn't say how many jobs would be affected. The Dearborn-based automaker told employees about the plan on Thursday, the Free Press reported, saying the changes are part of trying to identify how the company can become stronger by limiting corporate bureaucracy and identifying weaknesses in all...
  • Whitmer Beating Schuette; Stabenow 10 points ahead of James

    10/04/2018 7:41:22 AM PDT · by madison10 · 43 replies
    WDIV ^ | 10/3/2018 | Dave Bartkowiak, Jr
    A new WDIV/Det. N3ws poll shows a double-digit lead remains for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer in the upcoming midterm elections. Whitmer held a 13.7 percent lead over Republican candidate Bill Schuette in early September. Now she holds an 11.6 percent lead over Schuette, according to the latest poll results.
  • 'White Boy Rick's' long history of fighting for release from prison (Detroit Mayor Corruption?)

    08/08/2018 2:32:02 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 7 replies
    Click On Detroit ^ | July 13, 2017 | Derick Hutchinson
    DETROIT - "White Boy" Rick Wershe is less than 24 hours away from his best chance at release during a prison sentence of more than 29 years. On Friday, the Michigan parole board will vote on whether or not to release Wershe, who is the longest serving nonviolent juvenile offender in the state's history. On June 8, Wershe went through an intense four-hour parole hearing in Jackson, Michigan, with two members of the parole board and Assistant Attorney General Scott Rothermel. ...The information provided by Wershe led to the arrests of family and friends of Coleman Young, including his favorite...
  • Detroit Homeless Man Survived Cancer Twice While on the Streets [Trump Supporter]

    08/29/2018 12:05:33 PM PDT · by beaversmom · 29 replies
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0a3zAgsp1r0 ^ | April 26, 2018 | Invisible People
    I like to watch this Invisible People series on You Tube. A lot of very neat people on the streets with some amazing stories. Just saw this one today. I was watching and thinking what a cool, smart guy he is. Towards the ending he tells the interviewer he is a Trump supporter so I thought I would share with FR, but I was impressed with him anyway even before he said he was a supporter. I hope he can get his health back fully and get off the streets. This video was made back in April so not sure...
  • Buy bullets only from the Police: Detroit area lawmaker debuts bullet control plan

    09/20/2018 2:36:31 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 49 replies
    Guns.com ^ | 09/20/18 | Chris Eger
    A Wayne County Commissioner on Tuesday unveiled a plan for new limits, taxes, mental screening and background checks on the sale of ammunition. District 6 Commissioner Reggie “Reg” Davis, a radio host who entered politics after his brother was fatally shot, announced the multi-pronged proposal at a press conference held at his family’s mausoleum space. In addition to calling on more controls nationally, the measure would mandate local regulations that would include a mental illness and background check certified by law enforcement prior to each bullet sale — with police handling the transfer. “We’re up against some state and federal...