Let them eat chicken


The worthies attending the United Nations COP28 climate summit in Dubai are mostly not eating meat. That’s because they believe and have been told that meat leads to flatulence and flatulence leads to “global warming.” Instead, they’re getting mostly plant-based food. In another ...

Communism is true evil, not Israel or US


For those dismayed at how many college and university students and faculty, even, or especially, at selective and prestigious institutions, have been cheering Hamas’ Oct. 7 atrocities and calling, in only slightly veiled language, for the destruction of Israel and genocide of Jews, the ...

School evaluations important


Since 2011, when Republicans controlled the Legislature and the governor’s office, 40% of a public school teacher’s job performance evaluation has been based on their students’ performance on standardized tests. Proponents of the law mandating such evaluations say it ensures ...

Growth doesn’t mean taxes


If Michigan could wave a magic wand and make the wish list from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s growth council come true, it likely would create a more pleasant state in which to live and work. But the ambitious proposal won’t come to life magically. It will require massive tax hikes that will ...

Food for thought

Letters To The Editor

To the Journal editor: I was born in May, 1990 in a snow storm. I learned early on that you needed to work to earn a living. Fast-forward to 2023 and the headlines kill me. Our country is more worried about hatred than knowledge. Our political parties know that they are burnt and still act ...

Seatbelt usage slipping in the state of Michigan


A bit of unfortunate news was released recently by the Michigan State Police. Michigan’s seat belt use rate fell slightly in 2023, according to results from a grant-funded direct observation study conducted by Michigan State University. In 2023, Michigan’s seat belt use rate was 92.4, a ...