Tag Archives: Michigan

MI Priest Charged With Embezzling $830K From Priests

Kalamazoo’s CBS affiliate reports: The former director of the Lansing Catholic Diocese’s St. Francis Retreat Center has been arrested for allegedly embezzling $830,000 from three fellow priests, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced. Father David Rosenberg, 70, of Dewitt, was arraigned in the 65-A District Court in Clinton County on the following charges: “It is alleged that between January 2018 …

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MI Sec Of State Beats “Dems Drink Blood” Kookbabbler

The Guardian reports: The Michigan secretary of state, Jocelyn Benson, defeated Kristina Karamo and was re-elected to a second term, in a major victory with huge implications for how elections are run in a key 2024 battleground. Benson’s victory deals a significant blow to election denialism, a growing force in American politics. Karamo, who was endorsed by Donald Trump, rose …

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Voters Enshrine Abortion Rights In Three States

Axios reports: The first major election of the post-Roe era yielded new protections for abortion rights, as voters in three states approved measures to add constitutional protections guaranteeing access to the procedure. California, Michigan and Vermont backed ballot measures that effectively make it impossible for state lawmakers to enact bans. Kentucky voters are considering a proposed amendment that would say …

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MI Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Defeats Cultist Tudor Dixon

Detroit’s Fox affiliate reports: Gretchen Whitmer won a second term in office for Michigan’s governor, beating her challenger Tudor Dixon in a high-stakes general election campaign that has broad implications for the state in the coming years. Dixon, who struggled with name recognition coming out of a bruising Republican primary election in August, made a late push to win the …

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Cultist Loses Bid To Block Detroit’s Absentee Ballots

Detroit’s Fox affiliate reports: A Detroit judge has dismissed a lawsuit that sought to prevent the city’s absentee ballots from being counted in the 2022 midterm election, calling the lawsuit by Kristina Karamo a “false flag of election law violations and corruption.” In a blistering opinion authored by Judge Timothy Kenny, the chief official said an attorney for Karamo, who …

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MI Supreme Court To Review Charges Against Wohl

The Associated Press reports: The Michigan Supreme Court agreed to take an appeal from two conservative political activists who were charged with crimes for robocalls that tried to discourage Black Detroit voters from mailing their ballots in the 2020 election. The court said Wednesday it wants to focus on whether a state law used against Jack Burkman of Arlington, Virginia, …

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MI GOP Mailers Include Dems’ Personal Cell Numbers

The Detroit News reports: Michigan Democrats accused the state Republican Party on Thursday of crossing an ethical line in a volatile political climate by including the personal cellphone numbers of Democratic candidates in campaign mailers. Michigan Democratic Party Chairwoman Lavora Barnes said given the tense political climate in the days before Tuesday’s midterm election, the use of the candidates’ personal …

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Ex-Wife Of Michigan Justice Who Voted Against Abortion Rights Ballot Initiative: He Took Me To Get An Abortion

NBC News reports: When Brian Zahra learned that he had impregnated his 20-year-old girlfriend in May 1983, he grabbed the yellow pages, found an abortion clinic in the Detroit suburbs and made an appointment, the woman told NBC News in an interview last month. They were of the same mind regarding what to do about the pregnancy and did not …

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POLL: Michigan Governor +9 Over Cultist Challenger

The Hill reports: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) leads Republican challenger Tudor Dixon by about 9 points in her bid for reelection, according to a new poll. The poll from the Detroit-based NBC affiliate WDIV and The Detroit News found that 51.7 percent of likely voters support Whitmer and 43.1 percent support Dixon. Dixon has significantly improved her name recognition …

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Obama: “Demonizing” GOP Rhetoric Leads To Violence

Axios reports: Former President Obama said Saturday that political rhetoric can lead to violence, especially when people start “demonizing” each other. Speaking in Michigan, Obama said that “if our rhetoric about each other gets that mean, when we don’t just disagree with people, but we start demonizing, making wild, crazy allegations about them, that creates a dangerous climate.” “And if …

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MI Gov Nominee: Dems Want To “Topple” The Country Because They Want All Their “Civil War Slaves” Back

“The country today is divided, and this was the plan. It’s been in the works for years. The idea that you can topple the greatest country in the world. But to topple a country like the United States of America, you must be planning this for decades. “Why wouldn’t that come from the party that lost the Civil War? The …

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Militia Trio Guilty In Plot To Kidnap Michigan Governor

The Detroit News reports: Three men have been found guilty by a Jackson County jury of materially aiding a terrorist and being a member of a gang. This verdict comes after a three-week trial where the Michigan Attorney General’s Office had to prove that Paul Bellar, Joseph Morrison and Pete Musico provided aid to Adam Fox or Barry Croft, both …

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Michigan Gov Roasts Cultist Challenger: Do You Really Think Books Are More Dangerous Than Guns? [VIDEO]

Axios reports: Gov. Gretchen Whitmer went on the offensive in Michigan’s second and final gubernatorial debate on Tuesday, calling out Republican nominee Tudor Dixon for her views on COVID-19 and the 2020 election. Whitmer accused Dixon of espousing dangerous ideas and called her out for repeating baseless conspiracy theories about the 2020 election. “Her plans are downright dangerous,” Whitmer said. …

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Michigan School Shooter Pleads Guilty To Murders

The Detroit Free Press reports: Ethan Crumbley, who 11 months ago penned in his journal “I will cause the biggest school shooting in Michigan’s history. I have fully mentally lost it,” pleaded guilty Monday to first-degree murder and terrorism charges for the bloodshed he vowed to carry out at Oxford High School four days after his parents bought him a …

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MI Republican Sued After Brandishing Assault Weapon In Defense Of The Proud Boys During Virtual Meeting

Courthouse News reports: A county commissioner who endorsed alt-right extremist group the Proud Boys and brandished a high-powered rifle in response to a constituent’s plea for a denunciation of the U.S. Capitol insurrection argued Thursday at the Sixth Circuit he is entitled to immunity from her free speech retaliation claims. Patricia MacIntosh has received threatening phone calls and says she …

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Grindr Cannibal Found Guilty Of First Degree Murder

Michigan Live reports: A Shiawassee County judge has found Mark David Latunski, the man who previously admitted to killing and dismembering 25-year-old Kevin Bacon of Swartz Creek, guilty of first-degree murder. The ruling came following a day and a half of testimony in a rare degree hearing in which Judge Matthew J. Stewart was tasked with determining whether Latunski was …

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Michigan Priest Found Guilty Of Child Rape [VIDEO]

Click On Detroit reports: A 60-year-old priest has been convicted of child sex crimes in Wayne County. Joseph “Jack” Baker, 60, of Wayne, was convicted of first-degree criminal sexual conduct sexual penetration with a person under 13. Baker had been a pastor at St. Perpetua Parish in Waterford, Michigan since 2008. Before that, he was a pastor at St. Mary …

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“Flirting Juror” Axed From MI Gov Kidnapping Trial

Michigan Live reports: A young woman has been relieved of her jury duty following concerns she might have been flirting with a man accused of aiding a plot to kidnap Michigan’s governor. As proceedings continued Friday morning in the jury trial of Joseph Morrison, Pete Musico and Paul Bellar, Judge Thomas Wilson announced that a young woman has been removed …

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Michigan GOP Hires “Stop The Steal” Ringleader

Politico reports: A social media influencer who implored a crowd to “storm the gates” of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, has been hired by a Michigan county clerk as the “talent development specialist” working with poll workers in one of the battleground state’s biggest swing regions, according to an email obtained by POLITICO. The talent-development official, Genevieve Peters, …

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MI Gov Nominee Calls On Her Followers To “Elevate Our Message In Supernatural Ways” By Asking Jesus To Help

Bridge Michigan reports: Speaking to more than 400 listeners during a Sept. 27 call, Michigan Republican gubernatorial nominee Tudor Dixon asked for a prayer. “Elevate our message in supernatural ways,” she told the audience on the prayer call hosted by former Michigan GOP grassroots chair Mark Gurley. “Because we certainly don’t have the ability to do that the way (Democratic …

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