Please, Listen To Rashida Tlaib on The GOTMFV Show!

I interviewed Michigan progressive fighter Chris Savage from Eclectablog on The Left of Lansing podcast a few months ago. But while Chris is a fantastic interview, he does an even better job at hosting his own podcast, called The GOTMFV Show. I’m somewhat jealous of Chris because he was able speak with Michigan Democratic Congresswoman…

Here’s Another Great Podcast Devoted To Michigan Politics

If you ever need more insightful coverage about Michigan politics, please listen to the Michigan Policast. Christine Berry, Walt Sorg, and Amy Kerr Hardin produce an entertaining weekly podcast that not only highlights what’s happening in Michigan, but also what’s happening on the national scene. They cover the week’s top stories that you might know,…

With Democratic Allies Like These…

I’m calling it right now. Republicans will get a budget passed without a road funding measure. The Michigan Republican leadership is working on passing a bunch of budget bills without road funding, hoping Michigan Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer will cave. I have hope she won’t cave. Whitmer professed to being a fighter in the campaign,…

Left of Lansing Podcast Episode 21: Democratic State Rep. Jon Hoadley

The latest Left of Lansing podcast is posted! I’m thrilled to have Michigan Democratic state Representative Jon Hoadley from Kalamazoo. Rep. Hoadley is running for Congress and hopes to defeat longtime Republican incumbent Fred Upton. Rep. Hoadley has been a strong progressive voice in the Michigan state House, and now wants to add his voice…

Michigan Conservatives’ Hope Stall Tactic On Roads Will Stifle Progressive Policies–And Voter Enthusiasm

The Huffington Posts’ Jonathan Cohn wrote an expose on Michigan Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s dilemma of trying to fix the state’s “damn roads” in today’s political climate. It’s a climate conservatives have owned for decades, thanks in-part to corporate media playing willing accomplices in pushing the conservative “no tax” mantra. Conservatives have also enjoyed owning…

Left of Lansing Podcast Episode 12: Susan Demas–Editor-In-Chief of Michigan Advance

The 12th episode of the Left Of Lansing Podcast is posted! Since I’ve reached a milestone–a dozen episodes–I’ve got a Michigan treasure as my guest this week. Progressive writer, and Editor-In-Chief of Michigan Advance, Susan Demas joins me to discuss Michigan politics. We cover how the establishment Lansing press rewards old conservatives viewpoints while ignoring…