What Happened To Compassionate Conservatism?

You’ll recall that Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced the state would no longer fund adoption agencies that discriminate against same sex couples and LGBTQ individuals based on religious principles. The gerrymandered Republican majority passed a law in 2015 that allowed adoption agencies to discriminate. Nessel, though, found a way to neutralize that law. A…

Shut It Down!

Enbridge: Unsupported segment of Line 5 grows beyond 75-foot limit https://t.co/rjiILU05OD via @detroitnews — Dana Nessel (@dananessel) August 7, 2019 While Embridge keeps enacting a full-press to pressure our state government to keep its Line 5 oil pipeline operating in the Straits of Mackinac, we learn this nugget courtesy of The Detroit News‘ Beth LeBlanc:…

Left of Lansing Podcast Episode #15: Interview with Democratic State Sen. Mallory McMorrow; And Pat Has Meltdown Over The New Auto Insurance “Reform” Bill

Finally! The latest episode of the Left of Lansing Podcast is posted!!! As I just explained, a recent illness from a booster shot caused this week’s delay. This week, I talk with first-term Democratic State Senator Mallory McMorrow from Royal Oak. Senator McMorrow is the youngest member in the Michigan legislature, and she’s already illustrating…

Shocking News That A Corporation Hid The Harm It Did! (Sarcasm)

I’ve been meaning post this appalling story for the last few days. And it’s one reason why I back efforts to make the corporations that knowingly put toxins in our state’s water systems pay for their abuses. From The Detroit Free Press: A 3M environmental specialist, in a scathing resignation letter, accused company officials of being “unethical”…

Thank You, AG Nessel!

I have to admit, it was extremely cool to see this message pop-up on my Twitter feed over the weekend: Love your podcast. I listen to every episode. Your call for progressive activism never fails to inspire me. Keep up the great programming! — Dana Nessel (@dananessel) May 11, 2019 I’m doing this podcast because…