Left of Lansing Podcast–Episode 29–Michigan’s Right Wing Fight Against People Of Color & LGBTQ Rights. And Democratic State House Candidate Jody LaMacchia

The 29th episode of the Left Of Lansing Podcast is posted! While ousting the current occupant from The White House of crucial this November, we must also turn Michigan’s legislature blue! Jody LaMacchia is trying to do just that as she’s running for Republican incumbent John Reilly’s state house seat in the 46th District. Reilly…

Left of Lansing Podcast–Episode 28–Republicanism & The Cult

The 28th episode of the LOL Podcast is posted! I have plenty to say regarding how right-wing forces in Michigan are attempting to shif blame from President Donald Trump’s gross incompetence and mismanagement of the coronavirus outbreak, and place it Governor Gretchen Whitmer. These forces, such as the extreme Michigan Chamber of Commerce, are pushing…

Willing To Die For The New “Cause”

LIBERATE MICHIGAN! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 17, 2020 I have stayed relatively hopeful up until this last week. People are showing a serious lapse in character and judgement. — Allison R. Donahue (@donahual) April 15, 2020 I started getting the sense of the simmering right-wing outrage over stay-in-shelter orders in state-after-state probably in…

And As Predicted, Whitmer & the Dems Cave To GOP Demands

I wanted to be wrong, but I had a feeling Michigan Republicans would claim victory in stopping Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer from fixing the roads. As I wrote earlier, thanks to the knee-capping of Whitmer’s road funding plan by the House Democratic leader Chris Greig, the Democrats were going to cave-in to Republican demands and…

Michigan Speaker Chatfield Shows Why Women Are Leaving GOP Behind

I consider Nancy Kaffer one of my favorite columnist in Michigan. And I’m glad we’re on the same wavelength when it comes to Michigan state House Speaker Lee Chatfield’s ignorant and sexist comments about Governor Gretchen Whitmer and Attorney General Dana Nessel–both Democrats. As I talked about on this week’s Left of Lansing podcast, AG…

Left of Lansing Podcast Episode Seven–Sean McBrearty from Clean Water Action

Episode Seven of the Left of Lansing podcast is posted! This week, Sean McBrearty from Clean Water Action joins the podcast. We talk about the controversial Line 5 pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac. Former Republican Governor Rick Snyder and his Republicans rushed through a bill during Lame Duck last year allowing Canadian energy company…