Rebalancing The Scales w/ Democratic Congressional Candidate Dr. Bob Lorinser

Here’s episode 87 of Michigan’s premier progressive podcast! Dr. Bob Lorinser is running to become the Democratic candidate for Michigan’s 1st congressional district, comprising of northern Michigan, and the entire U.P. He is trying to challenge Republican Congressman Jack Bergman for the second straight time after losing to Bergman in ’22. But Dr. Lorinser believes…

Monday Musings: Democrats… Run Against Supreme Court!

The Left of Lansing Monday Musing for May 20, 2024. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito is once again in the news. This time, Alito is blaming his wife for an upside-down American flag hanging outside their house after the January 6th insurrection. It’s another sign that all Democrats must run against this right-wing extreme majority of…

Building a Blue Foundation in the Upper Peninsula w/ Kelli van Ginhoven

Here’s Episode 84 of Michigan’s premier progressive podcast! One reason I started this venture is that I wanted to help show the importance of local and state politics. For sure, progressives have made some outstanding strides in terms of state politics with Democrats taking the state trifecta last year for the first time in four…

Friday Short: The Maddocks are an embarrassment to Michigan

Here’s this week’s LoL “Friday Short” on this March 29, 2024 Time for the LoL “Friday Short” on this March 29, 2024 Michigan Republican State Rep. Matt Maddock baselessly claimed on “X” that buses at Detroit Metro Airport were filled with “illegal invaders!” The only problem with such a claim? The people in those buses were…

Episode 79: Michigan Future, Inc. CEO Lou Glazer on why it’s time for transformational change in Michigan

Here’s Episode 79 of Michigan’s premier progressive podcast! Michigan has tried 40 years of right-wing Republican rule, filled with failed economic and social theories. That’s led to an exodus of people leaving the state through the years for states with better jobs, improved infrastructure, effective investments in education, and accessible transit. Like most states in…