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Republican John James Surging in Michigan Senate Race

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 6:00pm 10/13/2018 at 6:00pm
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As we move ever closer to the 2018 midterms, all eyes are fixed on House and Senate races.  The need for President Trump to maintain, even expand, the number of seats in both Houses of Congress cannot be overstated, so it’s heartening to see Republican candidate for Senate John James surg...

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U. Michigan BDS Bully Prof. receives mild punishment, as second faculty perp identified

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 9:00pm 10/11/2018 at 9:00pm
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You remember John Cheney-Lippold, the U. Michigan professor who agreed to write a recommendation for a student, then pulled it when he realized the student intended to use it to study in Israel.

We covered the story in BDS Bully: U. Michigan Prof discriminates against student wanting to study in Israel.

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Michigan: White Man Falsely Accused Of Urinating On 5-year-old Black Child

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 27, 2018 at 9:00am 8/27/2018 at 9:00am
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We often cover fake hate here at LI, but this case in Grand Rapids, Michigan is particularly disturbing because it involves children.  Several black children under the age of eight concocted a story...

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Ocasio-Cortez Backed Candidate Fails in Democrat MI Gov Primary

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 7:00am 8/8/2018 at 7:00am
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The recent surprise primary victory for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in New York convinced the socialist wing of the Democratic party that their time had finally come. One race they truly wanted to win was the Democratic primary for governor of Michigan. They even flew in Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to help the campaign but...

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Illegal Immigrants Block Traffic in Grand Rapids Marching for Driver’s Licences, Other Rights

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 9:00am 5/2/2018 at 9:00am
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Thousands of protesters marched in Grand Rapids, Michigan this week demanding rights for illegal immigrants. Blocking traffic has become a staple tactic for the left despite being extremely dangerous and annoying.

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Will the out-of-control Chinese space station crash into Michigan?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 9:00am 3/15/2018 at 9:00am

China’s Tiangong-1 spacecraft has been flying above Earth, completely out of control, since September 2016. Since then, agencies around the world have been monitoring the vehicle, trying to project where it will crash.

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Father of Three Victims Attacks Larry Nassar

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 2, 2018 at 9:52am 2/2/2018 at 9:52am
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A father of three girls who accused Larry Nassar of sexually assaulting them attacked the doctor on day two of sentencing. From WXYZ:

The man, identified as Randall Margraves, asked the judge if a “distraught father” would have a chance to say something after his daughters, Madison and Lauren, spoke.

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Attention Turns to Michigan State After Nassar Sentenced for Sexual Misconduct

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 26, 2018 at 7:08pm 1/26/2018 at 7:08pm
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Now that Larry Nassar has received over 100 years for molesting hundreds of girls, the fallout has begun at Michigan State University and how officials handled the accusations over the years. From Lansing State Journal:

A 2014 sexual assault investigation of Larry Nassar by MSU’s Title IX office concluded that his conduct...

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Conyers ‘Retiring Today,’ Endorses Son to Replace Him

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 10:39am 12/5/2017 at 10:39am
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Embattled Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) has told a Detroit radio station that he will not seek re-election and endorses his son John Conyers III to replace him in Congress. From CNN:

“I am retiring today. And I want everyone to know how much I appreciate the support that…incredible, undiminished support I’ve received...

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Ex-U.S. Olympic Gymnast Doctor Larry Nassar Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 1:00pm 11/22/2017 at 1:00pm
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Last February, I blogged about the sexual abuse allegations against former U.S. Olympic Gymnastics and Michigan State University physician Larry Nassar. The allegations came up in September 2016 and by November the number of women grew to 50. The number is now over 140.

The number kept growing, with members of the...

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Kid Rock: ‘F*ck no, I’m not running for Senate.’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 6:00pm 10/24/2017 at 6:00pm

Musician Kid Rock confirmed on Howard Stern’s show that he is not running for the senate. The whole idea was a publicity stunt for his new album, but doesn’t really regret it. From Detroit Free Press:

“F— no, I’m not running for Senate. Are you kidding me?” Rock said on Howard Stern’s...

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Michigan: Four City Council Members Take A Knee for Pledge of Allegiance

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 2:30pm 10/18/2017 at 2:30pm
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The latest addition to the “this protest is not about America” leftist playbook is taking a knee for the Pledge of Allegiance.  Four members of the Ann Arbor city council took a knee during the saying of the pledge that opens their meetings.

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Poll: Kid Rock (R-MI) Leads GOP Primary Candidates For Senate Seat

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 3:30pm 9/23/2017 at 3:30pm
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Although Kid Rock (R-MI) has not formally announced his candidacy for the Senate, he’s making a big enough splash to be polling ahead of all the GOP primary candidates.  Combined.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Robert Ritchie, aka “Kid Rock,” is poised to ride the “Trump Train” to Washingt...

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Disturbing trend: local governments engage in lawfare, suing public records requesters

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 4:00pm 9/20/2017 at 4:00pm

The right of the private citizenry to make a public record request has, at least until recently, required local and federal governments to maintain a certain level of transparency. But a disturbing new trend has private citizens and even journalists flummoxed.

In Louisiana, Michigan, Kentucky, and Oregon, individuals requesting public records...

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Iraqi ICE Detainees Protest Deportation, Go On Hunger Strike

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 2:30pm 9/17/2017 at 2:30pm
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Iraqi nationals detained by ICE for deportation have gone on a hunger strike in a detention facility.  They are protesting their detention and their eventual deportation.  The federal government has said that these Iraqis are being deported because they have committed crimes.

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Marquette University Sued by Former Student Over Sexual Assault Report

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 9:30am 8/26/2017 at 9:30am
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A former student has sued Marquette University over the way the school handled her report of sexual assault in 2014. From The Journal Sentinel:

The Illinois woman, identified only as “Jane Doe,” says the other student, identified only as KW, ignored her repeated rejections of his increasingly crude sexual advances. But on...

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Some U. Michigan Profs Tell Abortionists to Describe the Gruesome Details

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 21, 2017 at 9:00am 8/21/2017 at 9:00am

Some pro-choice professors at the University of Michigan have decided that the best way to fight the pro-life movement is to encourage abortionists to be vocal about the gruesome details of the procedure. From Campus Reform:

Professor Lisa A. Martin, et al. published an article in the most recent issue of Social...

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