We have been following the struggle in Wisconsin to recall elected officials who are in the service of multi-billionaires rather than the people who elected them. We are still keeping a close eye and sending support via social networks, volunteering and expressing our outrage at a political machine created with the sole intent of getting rid of laws and state governments.
Michigan has been under the radar, as has been Ohio. Wisconsin's struggles and progress towards restoring the people's dignity has, and is, inspiring. They are our collective underdog, our Super Bowl champions and a testament to what a united population can accomplish against greed, immense wealth, corruption and an unquenchable thirst for power. But what is happening in Michigan? and why is it important? Because as Rachel Maddow stated: Michigan is ground zero.
Michigan's governor wants to dismantle the state. He wants to run it like a corporation and obliterate those pesky things that get in the way of getting what he wants, namely: poor people, black people, little kids, educations and pregnant teens. The following videos from Rachel Maddow helps keep in the information organized and clearly stated. Disclosure: I am a Rachel Maddow addict who can't get enough of well presented information that has been thoroughly researched.
The last video on the Michigan school is worth watching twice.
MICHIGAN IS SCREWED
BENTON HARBOR = RACISM? YOU DECIDE.
MICHIGAN HIGH SCHOOL 'GROUND ZERO FOR MICHIGAN'
THE POLITICAL CARNIVAL has another story that should give you pause on how the poor, disinfranchised KIDS in foster care are thought of by Michigan's new royalty. Follow @gottalaff on Twitter, you won't regret it.