Robert Ficano Concedes To Warren Evans In Race For Wayne County ExecutiveAfter garnering only about six percent of the vote in the primary election, Wayne County executive Bob Ficano conceded to his likely successor.
Election Results: Library Millage Nixed, Public Transit Tax Gets Thumbs UpA millage request to fund a $21.5 million expansion project of the Baldwin Public Library in Birmingham has been defeated.
Election Results: Voters Strike Down $50M Grosse Pointe School BondVoters in metro Detroit turned up by the dozen Tuesday to cast their ballots on a number of local issues.
Board Works To Certify Write-Ins In Detroit Mayor's RaceMike Duggan walked away as the leading vote-getter in the primary. Now, the process of certifying those results has begun.
Opinion: Republicans Finally Admitting To Voter Suppression EffortsIt is not news when Republicans try to block access to the ballot box for poor, minority and elderly voters. What is unusual is that Republicans are admitting it.
Opinion: Seceding From The Union Is Not A Good IdeaI find interest in the circus surrounding people in the fifty states of the Union petitioning to secede from the United States since President Barack Obama was reelected two weeks ago, I’ll be the first to admit that any state seceding from the Union is a terrible idea.
Opinion: Happy ThanksgivingThe Buck Starts Here wishes a happy Thanksgiving to our readers. For progressives there is much to be thankful for this year.
Opinion: Grover Puts Himself Before Party And CountryGrover is the ultimate in single interest constituencies in Washington. He is not accountable to anybody. He does not disclose who funds him, who pays him to do what he does or how much he is paid to blackmail GOP Members of Congress to sign his pledge not to raise taxes.
Opinion: Chris Christie Is In The Wrong BusinessNew Jersey Governor Chris Christie is obviously in the wrong business. He is becoming more of a television celebrity by the minute and getting much better reviews as a television performer than as governor.
Opinion: Mitt Romney's Parting GiftOn a conference call with donors Romney claimed that Obama won because he gave "gifts" to African Americans, Latinos and young voters.
Opinion: Elections Have ConsequencesThe day after the voters spoke in our democracy, Republicans sought to set aside the results and focus on winning next time. It is not just a losing proposition for Republicans, it is a losing proposition for America.
Opinion: Quit Gloating And WhiningWe had an election and absolutely nothing that matters has changed. Nothing!