Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders got blunt about the water contamination crisis in Flint, Michigan, and slammed Gov. Rick Snyder for causing one of the worst public health crisis in modern US history.
Ever since Gov. Snyder decided last year to save the taxpayers some money by privatizing the food delivery system in Michigan's Department of Corrections, it's been a domino effect of catastrophes.
The Obama administration is making it clear every way they possibly can that they are willing to do whatever they can to help Detroit weather this crisis - except to offer a bailout.
We've tried the 'responsible' approach. Now may be the time to reach back to Detroit's roots and go all-in for the radical.
It seems Gov. Rick Snyder is having a bit of difficulty finding anyone who wants the job of becoming the emergency manager for Detroit.
if you want to get an idea of what is written in the post Election 2012 Koch Brothers Playbook (aka 'How YOU Can Still Strangle Blue States in the Crib'), then you need look no further than Michigan.
Republicans are using Michigan as a grand experiment to see if they can get away with setting fire to democracy in plain sight. They want to see if revenge bears fruit in winter.
Gov. Snyder isn't yet receiving the off-with-his-independent-head kinda threats received by John Roberts after he also made the mistake of deciding to do the right thing rather than the easy thing
Detroiters raise their voices - and combine forces - to do whatever is necessary to prevent an EFM from being appointed by Republican Gov. Rick Snyder to oversee Michigan's largest city.