GEORGE SNEAD

I am at a loss to understand why many people oppose a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, even after the great recession of 2008, revelations of hundreds of abuses of trust and security and this - only the latest example of malfeasance by the banking and insurance industrial complex. We…

Norbert, apparently we Americans are going to be forever doomed to struggle and thrash about in the miasma which is our "free market" health care system. Universal healthcare with a single payer is still a long slog ahead, if we ever get there. Only yesterday, my wife was advised at the w…

I see nothing wrong with being patriotic, including standing reverently during the the pledge of allegiance, and the singing of the National Anthem. Nothing wrong with believing the United States is the best country in the world, as the citizens of other countries have every right to beli…

I think it should be a high bar, for suing a government entity. That's because it's we, the taxpayers, who are the ultimate defendants in these cases. It's We who will pay these generous settlements. Don't get me wrong. I'm not saying that government should never face suit from an individ…

How did Michiganders come to the decision to enshrine party politics into their state constitution? Is it asking too much for people to consider all the candidates for office on the ballot? Now, I have to admit, it'll save a few minutes in the voting booth next year when many will refuse …

Jeff, it's a shame we have to label our posts as such. Subtlety and nuance goes right over some heads. Oh, "LOL".


How long will Richmond residents put up with malfeasance and incompetence? No fan of the state legislature, but I think it's time for an intervention.


Tom, thanks, at least, for recognizing sarcasm. Gotta remember to make more use of the obligatory "LOL".


Matthew, I fear you may be correct. Dog, I hope not. Saw that someone prominent has predicted Hillary will swoop down and take the nomination at the last minute. I dismissed it out of hand, but gotta admit I've been thinkin' 'bout it..


A real benefit of following this forum is that you get to learn new stuff, all the time. Like, who knew that the NRA was the first civil rights organization, specifically established to protect the newly freed slaves and their gun rights! Thanks, Demey.