Real Contamination In 1968,
Chicago (its Mayor Richard Daley in particular) felt menaced by anti-war
protesters (Abbie Hoffman in particular) threatening to put the
hallucinogenic LSD into Chicago’s water supply. In reaction to the 9/11
terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, D.C., we reacted
vigorously to a perceived threat of chemical or biological terrorist
attacks on our water supply. A religious cult contaminating a city water
tank with salmonella in Oregon, sickening about 700, was the only such
attack in our country until now. The water supply of
Flint, Mich., was attacked and contaminated, not by terrorists or
protesters, but by our own government...
Why The Muslim Debate? I
was passing through your fine town last week and picked up a couple
copies of Northern Express. There I noted a discourse concerning the
Muslim situation in Dearborn. It is interesting to note that I see
similar conversations in newspapers and blogs throughout the country
and, in fact, throughout the world...
Kachadurian Has It All Wrong Thank
you for continuing to publish Thomas Kachadurian’s bigoted editorials.
If not for this publication, I wouldn’t know that such people lived in
my sweet northern Michigan...
Over The Line I felt Sarah Palin crossed the line when she indicated our president
did not care about those like her son who came home wounded. No one
challenges her on these remarks; to me it is shameful...
Flints’ Man-made Disaster Governor
Snyder’s Financial Emergency Manager Law has created a State of
Emergency in Flint. In 2011, newly elected Governor Snyder signed Public
Act 4, giving him the freedom to take over any city government his
office found financially bankrupt, with power to override any decision
of elected city officials. This law showed his primary motive — money
before people. In November 2012, the People of Michigan voted down his
Financial Emergency Manager Law, as they resented losing control of
their cities. In December 2012, he showed his contempt for the people’s
vote and signed a revised version, one that did not give power back to
Defending the AR15 And Gun Rights I
was amazed to read David Downer’s recent letter. He admits he is a gun
owner but he expresses his ignorance of what an “assault rifle” really
is, and thereby spreads the antigun position that an AR15 is an assault