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Wendy Cooper is an attorney in Michigan. She also writes for The Epoch Times and has written articles for the American Bar Association Health Care section and the Ann Arbor News. She can be reached at her Facebook page or on Twitter @WendyBCooper
Republicans, indoctrination

How Republicans are Indoctrinating our Children

Instead of changing themselves to better represent all Americans, Republicans are resorting to Hitler like tactics
middle-class

Three Ways Republicans are Destroying the Middle-Class

The damage Republicans are causing to our middle-class is beyond contemptible
Hillary Clinton

The Best 2016 Presidential Candidate is not Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton is not the best potential 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, she isn't even the best woman
Jordan Haskins

Jordan Haskins and Michigan Republican Sexual Obsession

It's easy to tell Republicans to practice what they preach, but In this case, you definitely don't want to preach what they practice
anti-white bias

Anti-White Bias: A Smug White Delusion

Only white people living a segregated life could fall for the conservative notion of an anti-white bias
racial dog whistle, white is the new black

Blowing the Racial Dog Whistle Before Midterm Elections

Mo Brooks wants Republican voters to believe that "white is the new black"
Rick Perry Indictment

Rick Perry Indictment: Obama Made Me Break the Law

Rick Perry is following a long line of Republicans who blame Obama for their own misdeeds and failures
Drinking Water, water bottles

Our Drinking Water: Profiteering, Pollution, and Prodigality

The World Economic Forum has listed water as third on the 2014 global risk chart. Water is actually more valuable than gold in economic terms and crucial to human survival. Here are a few stories that are raising its price and other concerns regarding our drinking water supply.
Pope Francis

Pope Francis and his Top Five Tips for Religious Republicans

Pope Francis recently shared several tips for finding happiness with Argentinian weekly “Viva.” When you read the list, It is apparent that, intentional or not, the list takes square aim at the conservative, religious wing of the Republican Party. I hope they are listening.
Michigan GOP

The Michigan GOP Super-Secret Spy Program (Video)

The Michigan GOP have always been a special kind of nutty. But their latest stunt has a sort of James-Bond-after-dementia-has-set-in feel to it. This is a tale of two inept spies, one lost micro SD chip, and Michigan Republican debauchery.
Tony Dungy

The Misplaced Morals of Tony Dungy

Tony Dungy, the first African American coach to win a Super Bowl, when questioned about the drafting of an openly gay player made it perfectly clear: Hate still exists in the NFL. Recently Dungy stated on national television that he “wouldn't have drafted Michael Sam.” Why? “Because things will happen.”
American Stupidity

Misinformation and American Stupidity

When it comes to American stupidity, it appears the sky is the limit. Just look at some recent headlines in the news: “Poll: Some Don’t Know Obamacare, Affordable Care Act are the Same Thing,” “A Third of Americans Can’t Name Any First Amendment Rights.” Americans are definitely suffering from a scholarship problem.
Bigoted Companies

After Hobby Lobby: the other Bigoted Companies

While the Hobby Lobby case has garnered the most fame, there were 100 lawsuits filed in total challenging the contraceptive mandate in the Affordable Care Act. The National Organization for Women list the Dirty 100 on its website. Here are five of the most bigoted ones.
hobby lobby

Hobby Lobby – Corporations Are Not God’s Children

The Supreme Court took another step in cementing a corporation’s right to person-hood by allowing closely held corporations to opt out of providing contraceptive coverage to female employees.
San Carlos Correctional Facility

The Tragic Life of Christopher Lopez

Christopher Lopez died on a cold concrete floor of a prison cell at San Carlos Correctional Facility. He did not die alone in his cell, but in front of several guards that deemed his unresponsive state a behavioral problem. Only Mr. Lopez was not being uncooperative, he was experiencing a serious medical event.
Bowe Bergdahl

Barack Obama and Bowe Bergdahl’s Freedom

Republicans are demanding that hearings begin immediately over the Obama administration’s negotiation with the Taliban to secure the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.
This Week in Water

Drought Nation: Seven States Running Out of Water

The U.S. Drought Monitor (USDM), produced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, NOAA, and the National Drought Mitigation Center, is reporting that seven states are running out of water.

Five Reasons Why Democrats Might Win the Midterm Elections

While the Democrats have an uphill battle, it is still possible for them to maintain control in the midterm elections. Here are five reasons Democrats just might hold on to control of the Senate.
Operation American Spring

The Fever of Operation American Spring

Later this week, Operation American Spring (OAS) is planning a protest on the National Mall in Washington. For OAS, the 2016 election is too long to wait. They want a revolution right now. There is no doubt they will fail, but the very fact that they exist speaks to the lack of education among the voting electorate.
Severstal

Michigan’s Severstal Pollutes 725 Times More Than Allowed

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is about to allow one of metro Detroit’s biggest polluter’s to release even more toxins into the atmosphere. The steel plant, Severstal Dearborn, is already located in Michigan’s most polluted zip code.