Posts Tagged ‘Michigan’

June 13th, 2023 - 8:51 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics, Republicans

Michigan election deniers fined $58,000 for frivolous lawsuit

Democrats swept the 2022 Michigan state elections, capturing every statewide office and the legislature (see details here). That was partly because the GOP fielded lousy candidates, as a result of crazy Trumpers prevailing in the GOP primaries, although backlash on abortion rights probably also work[...]

September 22nd, 2022 - 8:53 pm § in Biden, Democrats, Donald Trump, Politics, Republicans

Election denial is a strange disease

Matthew DePerno, a far-right Michigan lawyer, is running for state attorney general. He won the GOP primary with the tailwind of Trump’s endorsement; and as you know, Trump doesn’t endorse anyone unless they endorse his election lies. Of course DePerno (photo below) shouldn’t be el[...]

May 26th, 2022 - 8:47 pm § in Politics

Disqualifications upend Michigan governor’s race

The Michigan GOP primary is in upheaval after fake signatures got several candidates kicked off the ballot. Read story here and watch video below. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

April 24th, 2022 - 4:13 pm § in Democrats, Politics, Racism

Why you’ve gotta read candidate biographies

“Trucker Randy” Bishop is well-known in northern Michigan politics. The ex-felon hosts a rightwing radio show, is an outspoken promoter of gun rights (for ex-felons, too?), and was kicked off Facebook, a badge of honor in his circles (details here).┬áNow he’s running for state sena[...]

August 11th, 2015 - 11:09 am § in Misc.

Heartless Michigan prison officials believe hugging is “trivial”

A jury disagreed and awarded an inmate $1 compensatory damages and $1,250 punitive damages after a prison guard refused to let the inmate hug his wife during a prison visit in retaliation for his previous complaints against the guard. CBS News reported, “In court filings, the Corrections Depar[...]