Hiatus

Hey everyone, I’d like to thank everyone for reading.  Plausible Deniability has taught me a lot about many things, mostly about politics and writing, namely, what works, and what doesn’t.  From time to time, the distinction between the two is very fine, and sometimes very difficult to locate.  To that end, nearly two and a

Detroit: Before and After

Tuesday former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was convicted of 24 felonies that will keep him in prison for decades.  Today the state of Michigan will likely deny an appeal from members of the city council of Detroit to hold off on appointing an emergency manager to overhaul the finances of Michigan’s largest city.  In and

The Man from Kalkaska

Meet one Republican, you’ve covered much of the spectrum that the GOP occupies.  Meet two dozen Democrats, and you’re only halfway there.  Republicans are a far more unified, ideologically coherent political party.  Democrats barely qualify as a party.  In my mind, I think a much more accurate description would be a coalition. The Republican party