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Jason Morris, too, finds it funny that ALEC had to write a positive opinion piece about itself to Detroit News http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20120412/OPINION01/204120330/1007/rss07

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Mr. Milligan comments again saying there is hope to finally topple #ALEC! http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20120412/OPINION01/204120330/1007/rss07

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Mr. Daisy disagrees with #ALEC and says they have no regard for the rights of real people. http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20120412/OPINION01/204120330/1007/rss07

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The Belle Isle sign in 1955 ((The Detroit News)/) From The Detroit News: http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20120724/METRO01/207240419#ixzz23jBWtWqL

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Detroit purchased Belle Isle in 1879, making it the nation's largest city-owned park. Planned by the designer of New York's Central Park, it remains one of Detroit's most alluring assets. Its deteriorating condition and city's fiscal morass prompted state and city leaders to propose a lease of the island (shown in 1901) to the state, which can better pay for its upkeep.

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Car Culture: Play car theme in gift giving - The Detroit News via budget travel destinations - Google News http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNFRORxqkw7AiT0a0myjYVtjRcxf2g&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=FslfVpjiMNHC3QHVtJiACA&url=http://www.detroitnews.com/story/business/autos/2015/12/02/car-culture-preddy-gifts-auto/76697254/ - facebook.com/rlwonderland

#Media #Oligarchs #MegaBanks vs #Union #Occupy #BLM Minimum wage to rise in Mich., 18 other states http://www.detroitnews.com/story/business/2016/12/29/minimum-wage/95970436/ It will be a happy New Year indeed for millions of the lowest-paid U.S. workers. Nineteen states, including Michigan, will ring in the year with an increase in the minimum wage. Michigan’s minimum wage will rise from $8.50 per hour to $8.90...

#Media #Oligarchs #MegaBanks vs #Union #Occupy #BLM Tax dragnet on second homes snags billionaires, others http://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/local/michigan/2016/08/17/tax-dragnet-second-homes-snags-billionaires-others/88932834/ Thousands of summer cottages and second homes in Michigan have lost a valuable tax break in recent years amid state Treasury Department audits aimed at cracking down on improper exemptions. The dragnet has snared a wide range of property owners, from…

Frida Kahlo at Michigan Central Station, April 21, 1932, her first day in Detroit. She's an unknown 25-year-old. But the press mob at the scene notices her style and they swarm her. She runs to a waiting car to escape. Detroit News reporter Florence Davies shouts one last question: "Are you a painter, too?" Kahlo's reply: "Yes, the greatest in the world." (The Detroit News archives)

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Good luck getting into Detroit’s GOP debate http://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/politics/2016/03/01/gop-debate-tickets-detroit-michigan/81165542/