Tag: Ann Arbor

Young Politicos Take On a Compelled-Speech Law That Should Trouble Us All

 

It shouldn’t come as a shock that two conservatives opening a political consulting firm are only interested in promoting conservative ideas, campaigns, and candidates. What’s surprising—even alarming—is that Ann Arbor, MI, could fine the small firm $500 a day for doing so.

That may sound like something from a dystopian novel, but it’s actually at the center of a lawsuit filed by Grant Strobl and Jacob Chludzinski, founders of ThinkRight Strategies. A two-man shop, ThinkRight offers to provide advocacy services like campaign websites, slogans, speech writing, debate coaching, and more.

Yet, a law in Ann Arbor—where ThinkRight recently started—forbids even political consultants from doing what the law deems “discrimination” based on “political beliefs.”

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Free to the deer, that is. The city of Ann Arbor is really going to use taxpayer dollars to perform ovariectomies on female deer (and, presumably, deer who identify as male who happen to have ovaries) as part of an effort to reduce the deer population in the city. The original plan was to continue […]

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If you lived in Ann Arbor or any lefty hotbed in the nineties you might remember the first time you saw The Celestine Prophecy. There it was, prominently displayed in all the bookstores, copy after copy. When I saw it I immediately sensed its comic value and vowed to read it. Now, more than 20 […]

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