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Governor Snyder – State of the Nerd Address

Marquette, Michigan  -  January 9, 2014  -  State of the Nerd Address tonight! Governor Snyder will give his state of the state address tonight – I enjoy these speeches no matter who is in office.  Michigan has made quite a good turnaround since the Nerd took office – partly because his election coattails brought a […]

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Unemployment Helps the Economy?

Marquette, Michigan  -  January 8, 2014  -  Unemployment benefits grow the economy? In a renewed effort to prove that people are not all that bright, liberals are trying to convince the dim-witted that unemployment benefits help the economy grow. They theorize that money given to the unemployed is spent, thus growing the economy. Some even […]

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Polar Vortex used be be called a “Cold Spell”

Marquette, Michigan  -  January 7, 2014  -  Why does everything that happens these days need a special name? I’m still talking about the weather and the recent discovery of the term “Polar Vortex”.  No, the term isn’t new, but every media outlet is using the term to show that this weather system is “More Special” […]

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Marquette, Michigan  -  That’s an easy question to answer if you know about Norway Springs. I have family that lives in the lower peninsula of Michigan, in the Lansing area who went a week without power over Christmas this year.  The massive Ice Storm and Freezing Rain left them in a bit of a bind. […]

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Global Warming?  Not in Upper Michigan!

Marquette, MI – January 6,2014 — Where are the Global Warming Nuts? As the country is dealing with the coldest temperatures we’ve seen in decades, those who believe in the myth of Man-Made Global Warming (or climate change -if you prefer) are noticeably quiet.  It could be that their religious cult of so-called “climate scientists” […]

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Negaunee, Michigan  -  January 2, 2014  -  January is National Blood Donor Month and the Upper Peninsula Regional Blood Center Mobile Unit will be at the SIR Federal Credit Union in Negaunee on January 10th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Supply Levels Are Low  -  According to the American Red Cross, the rush of […]

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2014 is Here – Election Season is Coming

Marquette, MI -January 2, 2014 — 2014  is an election year… are you excited? The new year just began, and it won’t be long before we see ads attacking people running for office.  Yes, this is an election year, so prepare yourselves for ugly ads telling you why you should NOT vote for someone.  Ads […]

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Hit & Run Drivers are SCUM

Marquette, Michigan  -  December 31 2013  -  What kind of low-life runs into a car and doesn’t stop? Yesterday, my niece was driving on Presque Isle Avenue in Marquette when she was T-Boned by a pickup truck.  The driver didn’t stop to see if he had hurt anyone, despite the damage he did to the […]

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Marquette, MI – December 30 –Christmas didn’t end on the 25th… it Started! If you went shopping the day after Christmas, you probably didn’t hear Christmas songs in the stores, and probably didn’t see many signs that Christmas ever came in the first place.  It’s bad enough that Christmas decorations go up the day after […]

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Negaunee, Michigan  -  December 26, 2013  -  CEO Ron Lauren and Branch Manager Marie Molise plan to help the Upper Peninsula Regional Blood Center by holding a Blood Drive at SIR’s Negaunee Branch on Friday, January 10, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Did you know that one pint of blood can save three […]

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