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  • Watch Debate Live: (MI Senate) John James vs. Debbie Stabenow 6PM Central

    10/14/2018 2:09:19 PM PDT · by adaven · 32 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 · 32 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...
  • John James on Hannity

    10/11/2018 3:37:46 PM PDT · by ASA Vet · 27 replies
    Text message from John James campaign | 10/11/2018 | Tori
    Hi! It's Tori from Team John James. John will be on Hannity onFox News tonight at 9:30pm. Tune in.
  • 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...
  • Woman causes destruction at Planet Fitness, hurls computer at an employee, video shows

    06/15/2018 5:58:22 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 57 replies
    KansasCity.com ^ | 6/15/2018 | Josh Magness
    One woman's trip to the gym ended with a brawl and destruction, video shows. A pair of videos posted to Facebook by Alexia Delange show an unidentified woman threatening to kill a Planet Fitness employee in Grand Rapids, Michigan before she starts throwing objects at the man — including a desktop computer. She continues to threaten and shout expletives at the worker, the video shows, and then lunges at him. She tumbles to the floor but gets back up and throws some punches. The video shows the employee deflecting the attacks. "Let's go," she shouts. She then appears to blame...
  • 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 tour in 2018, 2019

    10/08/2018 4:18:54 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 58 replies
    CNN Politics ^ | October 8, 2018 | Dan Merica
    Bill and Hillary Clinton are going on tour. The Clintons announced on Monday that they would headline a series of live events together -- billed "An Evening with The Clintons" -- across the country in the final weeks of 2018 and into 2019. The tour will provide the Democratic stalwarts with a notable platform weeks after the consequential 2018 midterm elections and deep into 2019, when a number of Democrats will be jockeying for positions in the fight to be the party's standard bearer against President Donald Trump in 2020. The events, which are being produced by tour promoter Live...
  • Dems: Yes, Avenatti hurt us on Kavanaugh

    10/07/2018 7:53:27 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 47 replies
    Hot Air ^ | October 7, 2018 | Allahpundit
    The only thing that’ll make the Kavanaugh saga sweeter for righties at this point is watching their least favorite lawyer get the Billy Batts treatment from his Democratic frenemies. He’s spent the past six months telling them to go get their shinebox. They were destined to stomp him as soon as an opportunity presented itself. “Well you know at some point there were a lot of folks coming forward making all sorts of accusations,” said Sen. Gary Peters, a Michigan Democrat, when asked about the allegations raised by Avenatti and his client. “It turns it into a circus atmosphere and...
  • 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...
  • A rock that was used as a doorstop for the past 30 years turns out to be a meteorite valued at $100K

    10/05/2018 6:54:39 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 29 replies
    Fox8Cleveland ^ | 10/05/2018
    A 22-pound rock that has been propping open a door in Michigan for decades turns out to be a meteorite valued at $100,000, according to Central Michigan University. Mona Sirbescu, a CMU geology professor, gets asked all the time by people to examine the rocks they bring her — but none ever turn out to be an official space rock. “For 18 years, the answer has been categorically ‘no’ — meteor wrongs, not meteorites,” Sibescu said in a statement from CMU on Thursday. But that all changed when she was asked to examine an oddly shaped large rock that a...
  • Man uses meteorite as doorstop, finds out it's worth $100G

    10/07/2018 7:17:35 AM PDT · by ETL · 16 replies
    FoxNews.com/Science ^ | Oct 6, 2018 | Chris Ciaccia | Fox News
    Central Michigan University geology professor Mona Sirbescu gets asked all the time if rocks people possess are meteorites, valuable rocks from space. "For 18 years, the answer has been categorically 'no'... But this latest rock was the real thing..." "I could tell right away that this was something special," she said of the 22-plus pound meteorite, described as the sixth-largest recorded find in Michigan and worth potentially $100,000. "It's the most valuable specimen I have ever held in my life, monetarily and scientifically," she added. David Mazurek says he took his doorstop to the university for examination in January, after...
  • 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...
  • Michigan Man's 1930s Doorstop Turns Out to Be 22-Pound Meteorite Worth $100,000

    10/05/2018 2:32:56 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 41 replies
    The Weather Channel ^ | 5 Oct 2018 | Drew MacFarlane
    A Michigan man recently discovered that the rock he had been using as a doorstop for years was actually a meteorite valued at at least $100,000. ..."For 18 years, the answer has been categorically 'no' — meteor wrongs, not meteorites," Sirbescu said jokingly in a CMU statement. It wasn't until this year that her answer was finally changed to a yes. ...After purchasing the land, the man put the rock to good use — a trusty doorstep like it had been for most of its Earth life. That's how it landed with Sirbescu, who then took the meteorite to one...
  • 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.
  • Search Warrant Executed on Detroit Chancery & Sacred Heart Seminary

    10/03/2018 5:17:59 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 5 replies
    One Peter Five ^ | October 3, 2018 | 1P5 Staff
    OnePeterFive has received word that the Michigan Attorney General executed search warrants at the Archdiocese of Detroit Chancery and Sacred Heart Major Seminary this morning. The search appears to be related to the investigation into the Church’s handling of clerical abuse opened by the Attorney General’s office in August. Sacred Heart seminary’s Vice Rector, Fr. Stephen Burr, issued an internal memorandum about put out an internal note about the actions of law enforcement this morning (see below). Burr describes the actions taken as “a normal part of these types of investigations”, but one person with knowledge of this morning’s events...