CHEESEHEADS AND TABBY CATS

There’s a pity party being held in my head this week by my inner baseball fan and my inner political junkie.  Disappointment over the results of the showdown in Wisconsin where Democrats and their union allies got trounced handily can only be eclipsed by grief at the lackluster Detroit Tigers and…

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OPENING DAY 2012

‘Cause it’s root, root, root for the Tigers; if they don’t win it’s a shame.  More so than any Opening Day in recent memory our Detroit Tigers are looking like ferocious, run-scoring, lineup-devouring diamond kings and not just the playful tabby cats of the not-too-distant past.  With a rotation anchored…

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MICHIGAN-MADE TAILGATE

Are you ready for some football?  Whether you bleed green and white, shout Go Blue, or cheer for your local high school football team, be sure to support the home team at your tailgate by selecting Michigan food and agriculture products.  Michigan is home to a wide variety of food…

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CAN SOCCER HELP DETROIT?

I just don’t comprehend what the big deal is about soccer, err, I mean football.  With the World Cup starting soon I have found myself wondering what the rest of the world seems to get that I don’t?  For starters, the field is too big and the players are just…

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ON ACCIDENTS AND ANGER

I’m fuming!  Enraged, chafed, infuriated, vexed!  Positively steaming!  I won’t have a meltdown or do anything rash, but the news lately has been sending me over the edge.  This wrath stems from a feeling of helplessness as we watch events transpire and are powerless to do anything about the outcome. …

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MAGNUM T.I. FOR PRESIDENT

This week has been a watershed moment in our state’s economic history.  The announcement on Monday by President Obama about the next phase of government-forced auto company restructuring sent shockwaves through the industry and state.  By Wednesday, the Auto Czar was in Lansing huddling with the Governor no doubt answering…

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