by | Jan 2, 2020

A week after Michigan Rep. Justin Amash declared independence from the Republican Party in a July 4 Washington Post op-ed, the GOP of his native Kent County officially condemned his exit. “For some, this is a stunning revelation,” the Grand…

by | Dec 19, 2019

Some politicians want to ban vapes, water vapor products that millions of Americans now use instead of smoking combustible cigarettes. Who decides who will run your life — you or the government? This is the running argument that created America….

by | Sep 20, 2019

The 2020 presidential race will likely come down to swing states like Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Michigan. Negotiating a treaty for the avoidance of double taxation with Croatia could help the president win those states. How’s that, you ask? Croatia is…

by | Sep 5, 2019

The biggest surprise of the 2016 election was, of course, Donald Trump’s breach of the “blue wall” upon which the Democrats depended to hold back the howling MAGA hordes. It was the fissures in that fabled fortification that brought tears…

by | Jul 26, 2019

On May 29, 2019, the Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and the Association for Spiritual Renewal (ASR) co-hosted a “Know Your Rights” seminar on “civil rights at the border, at home, and when stopped by the police.” Despite the…

by | Jul 3, 2019

When students at Hillsdale College spotted an unidentified flying object hovering above campus in March 1966, the national media’s attention turned to the small Michigan school.   Camera crews and reporters descended on the college and the town surrounding it, eager…

by | Dec 18, 2018

Michigan recently became the 21st state to enact legislation targeting the growth of 5G wireless, a technology that is expected to be more than 100 times faster than 4G. Last week, Gov. Rick Snyder signed SB 637, a bill to…

by | Oct 11, 2018

Some decisions in the midterm elections next month could have an effect on poker players in various states, with the overall outlook for online poker legalization not so rosy. In Florida, voters could have a greater say on issues related…

by | Oct 10, 2018

Some decisions in the midterm elections next month could have an effect on poker players in various states, with the overall outlook for online poker legalization not so rosy. In Florida, voters could have a greater say on issues related…

by | May 21, 2018

Crony capitalism appears ubiquitous in today’s economy, but quantifying its costs can be difficult. Fortunately, the Mackinac Center did it for us. A study out of the Michigan-based think tank provides an interesting case study into the scope of crony…

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