Home » August 30th, 2011 Entries posted on “August, 2011”

Lanx Satura [sat-ahyuhr]: GOP Jobs Plan Calls for More “Real Housewives” Shows

gop-no-ideas2

A2P Notes: Pete Nicely (a pseudonym) lives in Ann Arbor with his two beagles and his very unsubmissive wife. He Tweets more than you thought was humanly possible, occasionally while in elevators. A lover of jogging, fatty foods and drive-thrus, Pete dreams of a day when he’ll be able to jog through a drive-thru and come out with a […]

August 30th, 2011 | Posted in Featured,Lanx Satura [sat-ahyuhr] | Read More »

Urban Exile: Michigan Legislature Votes to Toss 30,000 Puppies Out of Shelters

Puppy

by Erika McNamara Now. Replace “puppies” with “children,” and “shelters” with “public assistance.” One morning last week while I made coffee and semi-listened, Good Morning America announced its exclusive new series HUNGER AT HOME: CRISIS IN AMERICA (best if said with a big voice as if in an echo chamber). Apparently, they found out there is […]

August 29th, 2011 | Posted in Featured,Urban Exile | Read More »

House Calls: Assessing Michigan’s Progress (or Lack Thereof) — Dem Vs. GOP

Jeff_Irwin_front

Representative Jeff Irwin, a Democrat, served for a decade as a Washtenaw County Commissioner. In January 2011, he began his first term in the Michigan House of Representatives. In his regular column, House Calls, A2Politico will pose a single question to Representative Irwin and he will answer it. The questions will focus on his work in […]

August 29th, 2011 | Posted in Featured,House Calls,Michigan politics | Read More »

The Parent Trap: Confessions of a Competitive Parent

competitiveparents

by Wilson Diehl We just returned from a mini-vacation with friends who have a daughter the same age as ours wherein we drank some wine, played in the sand, ate tons of berries, sang many rounds of “Take me out to the ballgame,” polished off an entire marionberry pie, and saw a bunch of animals […]

August 28th, 2011 | Posted in Featured,The Parent Trap | Read More »

In Michigan 1.8 Million Don’t Have Enough Food. Senate/House Republicans Vote To Toss 16K Families & 25-30K Kids Off Public Assistance.

impeach-the-nerd-sign

by P.D. Lesko In July, all of Michigan’s Republican Senators voted to put a 48-month time limit on public assistance. The same Bill passed the Michigan House on August 24, 2011. If Governor Rick Snyder signs it, on October 1, 2011, an estimated 12,600 families—including 25,000-30,000 children—will lose access to public assistance. Republican Governor Rick Snyder […]

August 27th, 2011 | Posted in Econ,Featured,Michigan politics,Money,Taxes | Read More »

A2P Foodist: Lucky Peach — The New Food Mag Hipster Celeb

slide_30460_296306_large

David Chang. The New York eatery momofuku. Ring any bells? David Chang is the chef and owner of the momofuku restaurants — Noodle Bar, Ssäm Bar, Ko, Milk Bar and Má Pêche. Prior to opening Noodle Bar in 2004, Chang worked in the kitchens of Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Daniel Boulud and Tom Colicchio—kinda like a Babe Ruth slumming […]

August 25th, 2011 | Posted in Featured,The Foodist | Read More »

Lanx Satura [sat-ahyuhr]: Governor Rick Snyder’s Hair Endorses Governor Rick Perry’s Hair

perry

A2P Notes: Pete Nicely (a pseudonym) lives in Ann Arbor with his two beagles and his very unsubmissive wife. He Tweets more than you thought was humanly possible, occasionally while in elevators. A lover of jogging, fatty foods and drive-thrus, Pete dreams of a day when he’ll be able to jog through a drive-thru and come out with a […]

August 23rd, 2011 | Posted in Featured,Lanx Satura [sat-ahyuhr],Michigan politics,Politics,U.S. politics | Read More »

New Research Shows Sharp Increase in Childhood Poverty in Michigan. Gov. Snyder Responds By Announcing Junket To Asia

sink

Analogy Alert: President Obama is buying books (and playing golf) on Martha’s Vinyard. In Sunday’s New York Times, Maureen Dowd took the President to task as only she can. Dowd writes: “Is Obama so isolated he can’t see that Americans are curled up in a ball, beaten down by a financial crisis, an identity crisis, […]

August 22nd, 2011 | Posted in Econ,Economic Development,Featured,Michigan politics | Read More »

A2P Foodist: Restaurant Review — Teriyaki Time, Asian In Need of Tiger Mothering

Teriyaki_Time

By Elaine Hayes Restaurant Review: + (no stars, poor to satisfactory) Teriyaki Time — New Ann Arbor Japanese/Korean Restaurant 314 Detroit St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104 Hours: Mon-Sat: 10am – 9pm, Sun: 12am – 8pm Ph:734-929-2272 I was strolling through the Kerrytown Farmer’s Market and noticed a little eatery along Detroit Street that goes by the […]

August 20th, 2011 | Posted in Featured,Restaurant Reviews,The Foodist | Read More »

Columbia Journalism Review: “A2Politico—Accountability Journalism in Ann Arbor, Mich”

CJR

By P.D. Lesko When I opened reporter Erik Schilling’s email to me, I had to read it twice. The Columbia Journalism Review News Frontier Program had assigned him to write a piece about A2Politico. The Columbia Journalism Review? For those not in the field of publishing, the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism offers one of […]

August 19th, 2011 | Posted in Best of A2P,Featured,on A2Politico | Read More »

Error, no group ID set! Check your syntax!

Recently Commented

  • James Fleming: Abortion Are you for or against %comment_rating
  • James Fleming: Abortion %comment_rating
  • Alan Carriero: Please take a look at our website www.artistsagainstartprize.com Thanks, Alan... %comment_rating
  • Alan Carriero: Please take a look at our website Thanks, Alan Carriero, Grand Rapids, MI %comment_rating