Friday Short: Ohio, Just Look To Michigan For Hope

Here’s the Left of Lansing “Friday Short” for June 14, 2024 A recent Wallethub survey revealed that Ohio has one of the worst state economies, ranking 42nd in the country which is the 10th worst state! Michigan, meanwhile, is ranks 19th. That far surpasses both Ohio, and Indiana, which ranks 39th. One would think the…

Friday Short: Running Republican-Lite Is Non-Winner For Democrats

Here’s the Left of Lansing Friday Short for June 7, 2024 The Guardian’s Jon Henley wrote about a study conducted by European political scientists, which showed when center-left parties in Europe adopt right-wing policies, the center-left parties suffer at the polls. These researchers conclude that when center-left parties move further to the center, they end…

Michigan GOP’s Extremism Has No End, And Dems Must Boycott Bibi Speech

Here’s episode 89 of Michigan’s premier progressive podcast. Happy Conviction Week! Michigan Republicans continue having a collective meltdown after their Dear Leader was found guilty of committing 34 felonies in New York. Republicans call the trial a “sham,” and “un-American,” as they keep degrading our judicial system. Pat shares the unhinged statements from many Michigan…

Monday Musing: Democrats Can’t Send Mixed Messages On Republican Extremism

Here’s the Monday Musing for June 3, 2024 Democrats are in trouble of diluting and mixing their campaign messaging when it comes to the serious threat Trump and the Republicans are to democracy. Democrats must be firm and consistent with their messaging in order to ensure Democrats keep not only the Michigan Legislature blue, but…