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Remove money from politics; our children will thank you

By Dave Palmer There is no doubt that in order to run for office, you need money. Lots of money. Millions of dollars worth of money if you want to serve at the state and national level. Hundreds of millions if you’re shooting for the presidency. Even local elections command anywhere from tens of thousands to […]

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FREEDOM FESTIVAL AT FREEDOM HILL!

THIS STARTS TONIGHT!!!

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Riot Fest Chicago Mixtape!

By Alexis Simpson Riot Fest is this weekend in Chicago and we will be there to cover it! We made a mixtape up on Spotify for that that want to listen to the artists that will be there!


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The Big Picture: Behind the Scenes Photos of King 810′s Video, “Fat Around the Heart”

CLICK HERE http://www.noizenews.com/king810fataroundtheheart

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My King 810 “Fat Around the Heart” Photos in Revolver Magazine!

By Alexis Simpson Go here http://www.revolvermag.com/news/photos-king-810-behind-the-scenes-of-fat-around-the-heart-music-video.html#slide-30 to see my photos in Revolver magazine from King 810′s recent video shoot for “Fat Around the Heart!”

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Electric Forest Festival starts this Thursday! (Lineup, Maps and MixTape/Playlist)

By Alexis Simpson This year we are covering Rothbury’s Electric Forest Festival that starts this Thursday and runs through Sunday. In case, you haven’t seen the lineup yet, it’s posted below. For those of us who are going, we created a Spotify playlist of this year’s artists. Electric Forest 2014 Playlist e Schedule  


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Engineering the Failure of Public Schools, Part 4: High-Stakes Testing

By Dave Palmer Part 4 of 4 The final pieces of the puzzle that shows how public schools are currently being set up for failure are the very many standardized tests students have to take. No matter how many times our representatives and senators in Lansing cut the budget for schools, they always seem to find […]

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Legz Diamond Interview and How Does your Garden Grow articles posted on Real Detroit Weekly!

By Alexis Simpson Check out my latest Real Detroit Weekly articles! How Does your Garden Grow? Legz Diamond Interview

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Medical Marijuana Expo at the Roostertail 3-28-13 (Photos)

Last weekend, The Roostertail in Detroit hosted the 4th annual Medical Marijuana Expo organized by Roseville certification center, American Medical Marijuana Professionals (AMMP.BIZ). The event offered speakers, classes, demonstrations, free food, a magic vapor bus that carted patients to an off-site medication area, multiple vendors, and an After Party with Special guest Afro Man, best […]


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Instagram Randomness: Toilet Bubble Bath 2-17-14

iPhone Photos by Alexis Simpson Detroit Home For Sale Burnt Home Starting to Crumble Detroit Cable Man Shrine Gun Range/Store Mexicantown Heidelberg Project tree Frida Bubble Bath in the Toilet Roseville

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@CrimeintheD Kwame Comments of the Day 2/2/2014

Any of the below comments are interesting…One for Kwame, one against….If you haven’t had the chance yet, watch Kwame’s mother’s asinine video in support of her baby boy. http://youtu.be/IYt8jZHub2Y


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Best of North American International Auto Show Detroit! (Photos)

By Alexis Simpson FORD ESCAPE TITANIUM HONDA FCEV CONCEPT HONDA FIT 2015 SL-CLASS MERCEDES-BENZ AQUA SMART CAR WITH ORANGE INTERIOR! AUDI BMW M4 COUPE BENTLEY LEXUS LFA Z28 CAMARAO YUKON TRUCK VIPER SRT Anybody know who this Ford guy is? MAZDA 3 CORVETTE Z06 CAMARO LEXUS CONCEPT SCION RACING JEEP WRANGLER UNLIMITED PRIUS LEVITON TOYOTA […]

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2014 NAIAS (Photos)

By Jacob Giampa                                                                          

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6 Instagram Accounts to Follow.

By Alexis Simpson Instagram is by far my favorite social media outlet. For those of you looking for users worth following, these are my top six recommendations: 1. CRIMEINTHED Let’s face it, Detroit isn’t just about hipsters, BBQ, and bicycling-it’s also about car jacking, murder, and armed robbery etc. To stay up with the latest happenings in […]


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History Repeats Itself in North Carolina

By Dave Palmer History is known to repeat itself. Though sometimes the circumstances are different, our most familiar fights have a way of resurfacing. According to ThinkProgress.org, Rosanell Eaton is facing a historical battle that she probably thought that she would never have to fight again. At the age of 21, Ms. Eaton experienced literacy tests in […]

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creativeLIVE UNLOCKS MUSIC INDUSTRY SECRETS WITH NEW AUDIO CHANNEL

Online educator teams up with veteran producers, DJs, and managers to launch series of free, live workshops Instead of scouring YouTube for homemade tutorials, you can now learn music production and business directly from leading DJs, producers, and managers. creativeLIVE (www.creativelive.com), a live education platform, today announced the addition of an audio channel to their […]

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Affordable Government vs. Affordable Health Care

By Dave Palmer Congress is approaching its summer recess, and according to MSNBC, a grand bargain over ending sequestration and creating a budget for the next fiscal year appears unlikely. Democrats are unlikely to agree to cutting Medicare, Medicaid, and other so-called entitlement programs given the Republican’s unwillingness to raise taxes. Meanwhile Republicans are torn […]


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The next step for the Zimmerman case

By Dave Palmer For better or for worse, the verdict has come in for the George Zimmerman case. Regardless of evidence in the 911 call that Zimmerman showed malice by saying, “These f-ing punks, they always f-ing get away with this,” and through his actions in ignoring the 911 operator’s request that he stay in […]

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SCOTUS: Equal rights for marriage, but not for voting

By Dave Palmer During this past week, the Supreme Court issued a flurry of decisions, culminating in two of the most highly anticipated decisions of the Court’s last session: The case surrounding the Defense of Marriage Act tried in conjunction with the constitutionality of California’s Proposition 8, and the necessity of Section 4 and 5 […]

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Knock Knock, it’s justice calling

By Dave Palmer The George Zimmerman trial began today with some interesting opening arguments. The prosecution chose to quote Zimmerman’s expletive-laden conversation with police dispatchers the 2011 summer night that he took Trayvon Martin’s life, according to the Daily Beast. The defense decided to take the route of attempted levity in the form of a […]


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Orr’s plan to fix Detroit: Sell the jewels and squeeze the pensioners

By Dave Palmer Much talk is swirling through the news and the rumor mills as to what is going to happen to Detroit, its prized treasures, its workers, and its pensions as it is staring down the barrel of a potential Chapter 9 bankruptcy. Kevin Orr, Detroit’s emergency financial manager, seeks to stave off that […]

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What year is this again?

By Dave Palmer Lately, just about every major news network has been either running stories or at least mentioning potential presidential candidates for 2016. Normally, these kinds of stories would be saved for after the midterm elections when candidates actually declare their intention to run for president. However, in this new technology age, it seems […]

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Teacher Punished for informing students of Fifth Amendment rights

Illinois teacher John Dryden got a formal reprimand and docked a day’s pay for informing students of their constitutional right to not incriminate themselves when filling out a district mandated survey. According to the article, the school district directed students to complete a survey about at-risk behavior – including past drug, tobacco and alcohol usage. “The issue before […]


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