Wednesday, July 27, 2011


David's Books closes (Ann Arbor Observer)

'Take Back Our Streets' march planned for this week in downtown Ann Arbor
Better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.

Glazier Way residents in Ann Arbor upset over VA shuttle buses going through neighborhood (
TFB. If that's the only thing you have to complain about then life's pretty good.

 Kalamazoo river oil spill one-year anniversary is today (Kalamazoo Gazette/MLive)
Slide show of the clean up process. I hope the oil pipeline company is paying for all this. And through the nose too.

Ex-Rep. Mark Schauer (MI-7) says he won't run again in 2012 (Detroit News)
"...[In] an email sent Wednesday to supporters, the 49-year-old former state lawmaker said he was enjoying spending more time with his family and helping oversee an initiative for the joint labor-environmentalist group the BlueGreen Alliance. He also cited the new Republican-backed congressional redistricting map, which moved his hometown of Battle Creek from his former district."

Translation: I have a nice cushy job here in D.C., and the district has been gerrymandered and I don't think I can win now.