On to Michigan

The first commercials for the Michigan primary started airing in force last night during the New Hampshire results shows. As expected, Mitt is apparently going to run hard on his ...

Re: You Have to be Kidding Me

Along with his assurances that he will amend the Constitution to eliminate birthright citizenship, he seems to be promising that he’ll force the Supreme Court to decide on the issue.   Huckabee, ...

Meanwhile in Michigan

The Democrats have been ordered out of Michigan as a punishment for that states January 15th primary, and only one top contender has left her name on the ballot: Hillary ...

Re: Vanity Fair

Believe it or not, Saks’ Snowpeople book and corresponding window display is not the strangest department store statement being made this holiday season. Barney’s New York decorated its windows in ...

Happy United Nations Day!

Sixty four years ago today, the first member nations–the five permanent members of the UN Security Council–and forty six other nations ratified the UN Charter establishing the intergovernmental organization. Celebrate by ...

Re: Modern Art/Photography

Detroit has a fantastic Institute of Art! There seems to be a degradation of the concept of art that starts around the Enlightenment. Naturalism was a rejection of the spiritual art ...

The Day After…

If you want to make friends in Michigan, the secret is to hold up your right hand in the in the universal “stop” gesture, popularized by Motown staple the Supremes, ...

Buzz from the Scene

The general feeling around here is that Fred Thompson pulled out a narrow win over Rudy and McCain, though a few hardcore Mitt supporters are attributing that to low expectations. ...

Whew!

From the official transcript on the McCain Immigration question: The American people no longer have trust or confidence in our government.  Our failure at Katrina, our failures in Iraq, our failures ...