January 21, 2016 10:06 AM On the Flint Public Health Crisis.

In his State of the Union Address, Governor Snyder addressed the Flint Water public health disaster:

Your families face a crisis, a crisis you did not create and could not have prevented, Snyder said. I am sorry, and I will fix it. Government failed you -- federal, state and local leaders -- by breaking the trust you placed in us, Snyder continued. Im sorry most of all that I let you down. You deserve better. You deserve accountability. You deserve to know that the buck stops here with me.

Truer words were never spoken.

A Quick History Lesson:

* March 16th, 2011: Rick Snyder signs into law Public Act 4. Financially distressed cities were now under the control of "emergency managers" who had "the power to cancel or renegotiate city contracts, liquidate assets, suspend local government, unilaterally draft policy, and even disincorporate." If a panel of financial managers (chosen by the Governor and Other Officials) declared a city was in need of an emergency manager, one would be appointed by the Governor. They then effectively control local government, with final say on any budgets, bills and resolutions. Think of them as Dolores Umbridges of Michigan politics.

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January 17, 2016 09:45 PM 2016 Election Thought.

In the war between Cruz and Trump, we've seen gay troops (From a man who never served in the armed forces) and marriage...

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January 17, 2016 10:45 AM Kids Club of Harney County!

For those looking for more information about The Kids Club of Harney County, here is their Facebook page!"We offer...

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Past Bitching


Sun, Jan 17, 2016
Congratulations to Taiwan!

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Fri, Jan 15, 2016
2016: A Year of Giving.

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Fri, Aug 7, 2015
Their stupid, stupid hate filled brains.

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Sun, Oct 12, 2014
Day 12: The Doors' "People are Strange"



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