I realize that this is now my fourth post on the automaker bailout but I believe there is still a lot of misinformation out there. Yesterday Representative Thaddeus McCotter spoke again and I believe he made some very important points. First of all, the money that would be used for loans to the […]
The Big 3 domestic automakers returned to Congress to present more detailed requests on how they would use government loans. I’ve already blogged about why the Big 3 should get a bailout. Now I’m wondering why it hasn’t happened yet. I realize the Congress is basically on holiday and that a special […]
Last week Representative Thaddeus McCotter of Livonia spoke passionately about the real needs for preventing the collapse of the auto industry but we still failed to pass anything to help the auto industry. Now, if you read back through this blog you’ll know that I don’t have any particular love for cars or the […]
This post somehow got deleted so here it is again:
On November 19, Thaddeus McCotter, Republican Michigan Representative from Livonia spoke at the Financial Services Committee hearing about a “bailout” for the domestic auto industry, using 25 billion of the $700 billion being given to Wall Street as a bridge loan to the auto industry. […]
“Pay as you drive” insurance may become commonplace in Detroit someday. But will Detroit be prepared?
PAYD means that the more you drive the more you pay for insurance and conversely the less you drive the more you save on insurance. Like having to pay for gas and, to some extent, more maintenance on […]
Faygo: The Detroit pop company celebrates 100 years of fizz Sunday
When Faygo Beverages in Detroit turns 100 on Sunday, employees will celebrate.
But they will not chug cans of Faygo Brau, the company’s nonalcoholic ginger beer from the ’60s that looked and poured like real beer.
[via Toledo Blade]
Short story collection explores Detroit’s seamy underside
There are many […]
Dreamy day to cruise Woodward
Sunny, and cool, Saturday was a perfect day for a leisurely drive or a family picnic.
So more than a million people and 30,000 or so cherished cars combined the two for the 13th Woodward Dream Cruise.
From Pontiac to Detroit, the 16-mile route was lined with lawn chairs, coolers and multi-generational families […]
Woman gets 5-15 years in prison for sex with 14-year-old boy
A Melvindale mother who had sex with her son’s underage friend was sentenced Thursday to 5-15 years in prison for the illicit affair.
Michelle Perruzzi, 34, had hoped to avoid a prison term altogether for the two convictions for third-degree criminal sexual conduct.
Police said Perruzzi repeatedly […]
ANN ARBOR’S LINUX BOX CORPORATION WINS CONTRACT WITH U OF M SCHOOL …
The Linux Box Corporation, an Ann Arbor-based designer and developer of customized Linux-based open source software and related services, announced it has implemented a Content Management System (CMS) for the University of Michigan’s School of Natural Resources and Environment (SNRE). The CMS is […]
Gore Gore Girls Keeping Busy
Detroit’s Gore Gore Girls have much to celebrate in the wake of their critically acclaimed new album, Get The Gore. This week they head to Los Angeles to perform at the legendary Amoeba Records on Sunset Blvd on August 15th and a free show at Echoplex on August 16th.
The Gores […]