Dear Crabby, Will the Country Unite?

Dear Crabby, Will the Country Unite? Sincerely, Bernie Supporter   Hello, Always good to hear from a Bernie supporter - you folks are so entertaining and funny, thank you for your question. Yes and no. Half of the people are angry, mad, upset, disappointed, pointing blame, and just plain frustrated right now. Eight years ago it was the other half feeling the same way. They thought President Obama would destroy our way of life, that he hated America and what we stood for, that … [Read more...]

By the Numbers: Michigan Picks Trump and Sanders

The turnout for the Michigan March 8, 2016 presidential primary election is a record with 2.4 million voters showing up to pick Donald J. Trump on the Republican side and Bernie Sanders on the Democrat side. Yesterday's turnout beats the 1972 record of 1.7 million votes cast. Clinton beat Sanders in Oakland County, however the Rochester Hills tally was similar to the Michigan numbers. Michigan Totals Republican Primary Candidates Vote Pct. Delegates Trump Donald J. … [Read more...]

Vote Tuesday March 8

The Michigan Presidential Primary is Tuesday March 8 While some communities will also be voting for proposals, most of our readers will be focusing on picking a candidate from either the Republican or Democrat side of the list. It's an open primary, which means you don't have to be registered with a particular party to vote. A voter may choose only one candidate from only one party. Either one. If you normally vote for one party but you're not ready to commit to one of their candidates, … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, Why Should I Care about Iowa and New Hampshire?

Dear Crabby, Last week, everyone was all about the Iowa Caucus and this week people can’t seem to shut up about the New Hampshire Primary. What I want to know is why are these two states so important during a presidential election? Thanks! Beatrix Bipartisan Dear Ms. Bipartisan, Excellent question! And honestly… I have no idea. But ain’t it a kick in the head to watch? I bet some of these candidates couldn’t even find these two states on a map before they started campaigning and … [Read more...]