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The freedom movement lost a patriot yesterday - Chetly Zarko. A tribute to him is in the center column.
This video is vintage Chet. The Michigan Board of Canvassers is meeting in July 2005 to decide whether the people of Michigan should have the right to vote on a ballot initiative. A Democrat board member calls a time out... and then rushes out to talk things over with the head of the Michigan Democratic Party. Chet thought free citizens had a right to know this strange activity was taking place in their building. The politicians thought otherwise. RIP. … more
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Imam Noah Seifullah, an aide to Michigan state Rep. Robert Dean, D-Grand Rapids, explains his role in a real estate deal involving Michigan's program for special film tax favors and the embattled Hanger42 studio in West Michigan. (H/T to Chris Knape of Grand Rapids Press) … more
ALLEN PARK (WXYZ) - So far, Unity Studios hasn’t been the feel-good story everyone hoped for. The real life drama playing out in Allen Park could be a screenplay of its own, starring the city officials that helped land Unity Studios and its film school, and the Hollywood producer they recently threatened to evict. … more
ALLEN PARK (WXYZ) - "A movie producer promising 3,000 jobs and almost $150 million in investments. A downriver city eager to reinvent itself, and hungry for economic development. It seemed like a match made in Hollywood, but as Action News Investigator Heather Catallo tells us, this is a story that’s not following a script." … more
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Yet some urban schools, like Think College Now in Oakland, California are finding out that a combination of administrative autonomy and accountability can lead to amazing results.
One of the main selling points of health care reform was that it would cut the federal deficit by a supposed $143 billion over the next decade and a trillion-plus dollars in the one after that.
But not only will the legislation not cut one thin dime from the deficit, it will also certainly cost far more than the $940 billion in new spending already on the table for at least three reasons. … more