Archive for January, 2010

Let’s start by acknowledging that Charles Pugh isn’t technically committing nepotism. He hired his step-mother, this is true, but she’s not a blood relative. This is more like step-nepotism. That’s kind of worse. You can understand Team Kilpatrick providing a job for every shiftless cousin and nephew. Hell, even Fredo had a job. Until he allied himself with Moe Greene and Hyman Roth. Thanks... Read more→

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Buy nine Council members, get the tenth for free Council unanimously voted to take a 10% pay cut. They used to make $81,000 a year but now they’ll $73,000. Add up the savings and you’ll notice that Detroit can totally afford another Council member now. A ten-person City Council! It’s a miracle! And then Alberta Tinsley-Talabi woke up and realized she was still unemployed. Can’t help but think... Read more→

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Restitution hearing of the century concludes today After epic legal hearings more important than the Dred Scott case, Marbury v. Madison, and the Scopes trial combined, final arguments begin today in convicted felon Kwame Kilpatrick’s restitution hearing. Legal scholars will study this case for years to come. Especially if the “he’s poors because he gave all his monies to Carlita... Read more→

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Suck it, Karmanos David Josar is leaving the Detroit News and the city itself. He just woke up one day and decided, as long as Detroit’s third-rate civic class backs criminal parasites like convicted felon Kwame Kilpatrick, there’s no point even trying. Josar took a job as a Foreign Service officer. He intends to move out of town and take a new job without a six-figure private loan with vague... Read more→

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Ex-con Don Williamson, the beloved ex-mayor of Flint who resigned rather than face a recall, is still running for governor. Fuck yeah! If only this dumb slob can get those wacky ones and zeroes to work on his interweb site. The poor guys tubes are all clogged up just when John Cherry’s withdrawal throws the Democratic race wide open. Even odds that the Don Williamson for Governor server is... Read more→

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Imagine, just imagine, 25 minutes of Charlie LeDuff. Including a shower scene! With Sam Riddle! Hot! Or really gross, as it were. Recognizing that most humans don’t have the cast iron stomach necessary to survive 25 minutes of LeDuff’s shtick without sacrificing one’s stomach contents, we watched the whole damn thing and provide this synopsis: Read more→  Read More →

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Andy Dillon is the choice of the lizard people Mean old Barack Obama has it in for the great state of Michigan, our beloved governor, and her hand-picked successor. That’s why, according to one right-wing blogger, Obama conspired with  the late Mayor Daley and the Bildeburger Group to end John Cherry’s campaign. One time Obama even said hello to Andy Dillon at a political rally. Smoking... Read more→

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Lansing seeks education funds, cuts education funds Jennifer Granholm is super excited to start her ride-out-the-clock year with a legislative package to win us some of that sweet, sweet Race to the Top federal money. After all, children are our most precious resource. Except for all the other resources that are protected from that extra $165-per-pupil funding. Education is a priority as long as... Read more→

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