Monthly Archives: October 2012

Little brown jug o’ lakes

By Joel Thurtell The football rivalry between the Wolverines and the Golden Gophers over the little brown jug isn’t the only bone of contention between Michigan and Minnesota. [The game will be played at noon Eastern time Saturday, November 3, … Continue reading

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Excuses, excuses

By Joel Thurtell Oh, come on! The Detroit Tigers defeat the New York Yankees in the first two games of the American League Championship Series, and The New York Times puts the lamest of excuses on Page One: Gray Pinstripes: … Continue reading

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Matty & UAW in bed???

By Joel Thurtell How can this be true? Ambassador Bridge owner Matty Moroun hustling the UAW in a swap of support, Matty pumping millions into the unions’ November 6 constitutional amendment Proposal 2 making immutable workers’ right to unions for … Continue reading

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All in the family: Sarah Palin

By Joel Thurtell As soon as John McCain announced Sarah Palin was his running mate in 2008, my sister-in-law, Anne Potter of Dayton, Ohio, started hearing from people who thought she was the spittin’ image of the wannabe VP. So … Continue reading

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Rattlesnakes for sale!

By Joel Thurtell I visited the University of Michigan’s Ruthven Natural History Museum today. I’m always a bit wary in that place. You’d be nervous, too, if you went back to the place where you’d been attacked by a rattlesnake. … Continue reading

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