Are You A Journalist, Advocate Or A Propagandist?

< p class=”is-empty-p”> A journalist is a person who collects, writes, or distributes news or other current information. A journalist's work is called journalism. A journalist can work with general issues or specialize in certain issues, however, most journalists tend to specialize, and by cooperating with other journalists produce journals that span many topics. For…

Catholic hospital argues that religious exemption allows them to deny emergency care to women

Christianity Redefined Eclectablogger Amy Lynn Smith has been following the story of a lawsuit filed by the ACLU of Michigan against Michigan-based Trinity Health Corporation, a Catholic Church-affiliated healthcare system. The suit challenges Trinity’s practice of denying emergency healthcare services to women — in this case life-saving abortions — based on their religious beliefs. From…

Proof emerges that Michigan AG wields FOIA fees like a weapon against transparency & open govt

Originally posted at Eclectablog.com. Bombshell news coming via Progress Michigan this morning detailing how Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette is using fees for Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests to interfere with government transparency. Earlier this year, Progress Michigan asked the state government for copies of all communications between Paul Pastorek, one of Snyder's education…

Donald Trump to Detroit autoworkers: you make too much money

Originally posted at Eclectablog. Donald Trump's “Let Detroit go bankrupt” moment? Donald Trump has something to say to Detroit autoworkers: you make too much money. Talking about U.S. vehicle manufacturers moving production to Mexico in an interview with The Detroit News, Trump said this: He said U.S. automakers could shift production away from Michigan to…

Former Dean of the House John Dingell to be named “The Dean of Twitter”

After last year's successful Eclectaversary Fundraiser party featuring Friend of the Blog Lizz Winstead, we decided amp it up a notch this year by inviting newly-minted Congresswoman Debbie Dingell and her husband, former Dean of the House John Dingell. In honor of his legendarily hilarious Twitter feed, the longest-serving member of Congress in American history…

Democratic Candidates Agree on Climate Science, Differ on Solutions (IL-18)

The two Democrats running to replace Aaron Schock in Illinois' 18th Congressional district supported action on climate change in a recent debate sponsored by several news organizations.  Both candidates mentioned a letter from Pope Francis calling on Catholics to make combating climate change a top priority. Less than a week after being issued, the pope's encyclical…

The Halliburton of the Left

Hey, why not DKOS ??? Take it to the bank! We got contacts at the White House. They want to elect their favorite presidential candidate. Why not cut a deal like Halliburton in the 00's ? Sure thing: we back off a skosh on pushing Bernie Sanders, they give us a multi-billion dollar MMM war…

BREAKING: Michigan Gov. Snyder signs “RFRA for Adoption” bills into law

This will be short but bitter. Despite claims that he doesn't support the “Religious Freedom Restoration Act” (RFRA) for Michigan, this afternoon, Gov. Snyder signed a package of three bills into law that are accurately described as “RFRA for Adoptions”. By signing the legislation into law, Gov. Snyder is joining his fellow Republicans in saying…

NY Times header:”U.S. Embracing a New Approach on Battling ISIS in Iraq.” World responds……

Hehehehahahahehe… 5555555555555555… LOLZ… 呵呵呵呵呵… хихихихихихи… mwahahamwahahamwahahamwahahamwahaha… 크크크크크크크크크크크크… HAHAHAHAHAHAHA… 笑笑笑笑笑笑笑笑… bwahahahabhahaha… חָה־חָה־חָה… mort de rire — حقا، لا أستطيع … Uh, yeah. Welcome to 2003 again. Byline says Michael Gordon instead of Judith Martin. Oh gee, big deal folks: “…establish a new military base in Anbar Province, Iraq, and to send 400 more American military trainers…