2011-07-28

The VIEW from here

Repairing cars not in the blood

I have never been a mechanically minded person. Whether it’s a home improvement project or car repairs, I am not a do-it-yourself kind of guy. It isn’t that I haven’t tried to fix things, or take on a home improvement project; I just tend to make things worse when I get my hands on them. There was the time as […]

HAP celebrating 50th anniversary



FLINT — Health Alliance Plan (HAP) is taking the Happy Together Summer Fest to Flint in celebration of their 50 years of improving health and enhancing lives. The free event, July 30 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m., will feature fun activities for all ages: • A free concert featuring The Ultimate Elvis Tribute starring Mike Albert • The Detroit Pistons Dance […]

Take money from Social Security, Medicare, raise taxes to balance budget



In your recent column in The Swartz Creek View you lamented the decline of American politics to “some of the lowest depths I’ve ever seen.” You then went on to contribute to that decline by expressing the same kind of inflammatory, uninformed, one-sided opinion that has caused such political polarization. About the president’s comment that Social Security checks may be […]