Month: June 2008

Politics or Leadership

I will often use a particular dictionary definition to enhance the argument or suggestion I am making on a particular argument. Today’s Magic word is: LEADER noun 1. a person who rules or guides or inspires others [ant: follower] 2.…

Defining Irony.

About a month ago, I SIGNED that ballot.  You know the one.  It has been a nice little secret up until recently when someone actually read it. I hadn’t.  At least not more than the first paragraph. In fact, it…

Brilliance.

Minimum Wage. What is it? Will it ever be enough? If $7.40 is now enough why not $20, or even $40? ———- OK try an experiment… Take a strip of cardboard 6 feet long. This will represent your spending power…

Paul Revere for a day…

The Green coats are coming! The Green coats are coming! Ring the bells, waken your spirits we are under attack! This is pretty much what needs to be done, as Michigan may well be facing the assault of it’s existence…

Leprechauns Sighted in Lansing

Lansing – From news reports Governor Jennifer Granholm increasingly desperate over Michigan’s financial situation, believes she has found a new way to generate revenue for Michigan government coffers. At a Lansing press conference, Granholm beamed as she introduced her new…

I guess I was lucky…

I was fortunate to attend grammar school in Okemos. In that particular region at that particular time, Okemos Public schools were well regarded as a school system with better than average accreditation, and superior teaching staff. And though my earliest…

Levin lives here, and doesn't get it.

A regular Carl Levin mailing has been reaching one of my “spam catcher” mailboxes. Recently he threw his support behind Barry Obama after defending Hillary’s received votes here in Michigan. My comments in bold. Dear JASON GILLMAN, In the past…