Opinion

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The mailman learns from Bob Moore the whole grain guy

I did not start my career as a letter carrier until I was 41 years old. Before that, I spent the majority of my working life as a self-employed small businessman.

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Motorcycle madness and fighting for what’s worth saving

My relationship with her is a trying undertaking, a constant struggle. She is a part of my family, and she is a motorcycle. She's taught me a lot about fighting for what's important.

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Michigan Republicans cut welfare and twist Bible

Michigan's Republican dominated state Legislature passed a lifetime limit on welfare benefits expected to cast 11,000 families off the welfare rolls on Oct. 1 - including more than 29,700 children.

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Movies tell the truth at Michael Moore's film festival

The film fest in Traverse City, Mich., created an enormously popular event that featured the best in progressive cinema, both challenging and entertaining.

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Michael Moore's film fest blooms in Traverse City

Michael Moore's influence in the film industry has given birth to one of the most progressive film festivals in the world.

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Are we free?

We live in one of the freest societies humans have ever created. On the surface.

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Financial dictator would rob Detroiters of their vote

The same financial power structure that ruined Detroit economically stands in the shadows as mouthpieces of money in the state government threaten the majority Black city.

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Your mailman talks about St. Patrick’s Day and workers who vote Republican

St. Patrick's Day marks the 41st anniversary of the Great Postal Strike of 1970. The key to our dismal conditions then was this: we had no collective bargaining rights.

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Snyder budget means more pain for Michigan workers

The budget reduces business taxes by $1.8 billion. This deficit-creating proposal is made up for by increasing taxes on seniors and families by $1.7 billion.

Michigan governor race: Snyder the outsourcer vs. Bernero the fighter

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- In the race for the Michigan governor's job, the choice is simple.

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