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Reel Roy Reviews The LEGO Batman Movie

Reel Roy Reviews The LEGO Batman Movie

| February 13, 2017

“Life doesn’t give you seat belts.” The LEGO Batman Movie [Image Source: Wikipedia] “Everything is (almost) awesome” in The LEGO Batman Movie, a spinoff from the 2014 surprise critical and box office hit The LEGO Movie. While LEGO Batman never quite achieves the warmhearted, dizzyingly progressive whimsy of its predecessor, it compensates with a bonkers absurdity […]

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Dear Christine, Embarrassed in East Lansing

Dear Christine, Embarrassed in East Lansing

| February 10, 2017

Dear Christine, I am 46 years and came out to myself and the whole world about a year ago. Retired to Study full time at uni where I fell in love with my lecturer and assessor of several of my units, she is single and the same age, don’t know her sexual orientation. I am […]

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Ask The Lawyer: By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

Ask The Lawyer: By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

| February 10, 2017

QUESTION: I am in my second marriage and am making a will. I want to leave some of my assets to my current husband, but I’d like the bulk of my estate to go to my children who are both from my first marriage. A friend told me I have to leave half of my […]

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Events & Interseting Stuff

Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill – Stagecrafters Theater

Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill – Stagecrafters Theater

| February 10, 2017

Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill By Lanie Robertson Feb 24-26, Mar 2-5, 10-12, 2017 Spend an evening with legendary jazz singer Billie Holliday, onstage in a Philadelphia nightclub in 1959, for one of the last performances of her life. Billie’s indomitable spirit and sass shine through her torrid stories of addiction, abuse and […]

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Honeymoon with Olivia

Honeymoon with Olivia

| February 6, 2017

Honeymoon with Olivia Sit back, relax, and enjoy the beginnings of your new life together on your Olivia honeymoon! We’ve partnered with Honeymoon Wishes to provide an easy and seamless way to register for your honeymoon. Register at Olivia Honeymoon Wishes for your honeymoon, browse through the selections of gifts you can receive and let […]

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Mortgage Checklist – All you need when applying for a Mortgage. Make sure all of your ducks are in a row!

Mortgage Checklist – All you need when applying for a Mortgage. Make sure all of your ducks are in a row!

| January 6, 2017

Mortgage Checklist – All you need when applying for a Mortgage. Make sure all of your ducks are in a row! IDENTIFICATION… ■ Driver’s License ■ Social Security Card ■ Mother’s maiden name (for credit report) CURRENT BANK STATEMENTS (ALL PAGES) ■ Checking and savings statements (2 months) ■ Stocks, funds, and securities statements ■ Money […]

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Heath & Fitness-Nature-Featured Biz

Hand to God – Ringwald

Hand to God – Ringwald

| February 10, 2017

FEBRUARY 17 – MARCH 13, 2017 Fri/Sat 8pm ($20), Sun 3pm ($15), Mon 8pm ($10)  The fearsome creature who takes over teenaged Jason’s left arm is none other than his sock puppet Tyrone. After the death of his father, meek Jason finds an outlet for his anxiety at the Christian Puppet Ministry, in the devoutly […]

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GWINN TAURIAINEN PLLC HOSTING ESTATE PLANNING SEMINAR

GWINN TAURIAINEN PLLC HOSTING ESTATE PLANNING SEMINAR

| January 30, 2017

SAVE THE DATE! GWINN TAURIAINEN PLLC HOSTING ESTATE PLANNING SEMINAR Through Waterford School District Community Education It’s your estate plan. Something you know you need to do – but you keep putting it off. On Tuesday, February 21, 2017, try a new approach and put your house in order by learning the essentials of basic […]

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Sonia Rose Alvarado-State Farm Agent

Sonia Rose Alvarado-State Farm Agent

| January 16, 2017

I know. I know. You hate insurance. We all hate paying such high rates for insurance. Most of us can agree that the insurance laws in Michigan are terrible. It’s frustrating because you really don’t know what you’re covered for! That is, until the worst happens… Your son flipped his car three times. You mom […]

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Articles & More Events

Action Item March 15, 2017 #TheIdesOfTrump

Action Item March 15, 2017 #TheIdesOfTrump

| February 9, 2017

On March 15th, each of us will mail Donald Trump a postcard that publicly expresses our opposition to him. And we, in vast numbers, from all corners of the world, will overwhelm the man with his unpopularity and failure. We will show the media and the politicians what standing with him — and against us […]

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3 home improvements you can do yourself, by Mark Korpi

3 home improvements you can do yourself, by Mark Korpi

| February 1, 2017

3 home improvements you can do yourself, by Mark Korpi Whether you’re getting ready to sell or just want to enhance and enjoy your living space, there are a number of things you can do inexpensively on your own. The Bathroom – You might actually need or want to gut your bathroom and start from scratch, but […]

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The BUFFETT Rule

The BUFFETT Rule

| January 30, 2017

The BUFFETT Rule   Let’s see if these idiots understand what people pressure is all about.   Salary of retired US Presidents .. . . . .. . . . . .. . $450,000 FOR LIFE.   Salary of House/Senate members .. . . . .. . . . $174,000 FOR LIFE. This is stupid […]

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Other Recent Posts

Links to places where you can make a political difference

Links to places where you can make a political difference

| November 11, 2016

In Hillary Clinton’s concession speech she urged activists and community organizers to fight for “what’s right:” “I believe we are stronger together and we will go forward together. And you should never, ever regret fighting for that. You know, scripture tells us, ‘Let us not grow weary of doing good, for in good season we […]

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Are wedding bells in your future?

Are wedding bells in your future?

| February 28, 2016 | Reply

Are wedding bells in your future? If you plan to get married, please check out our list of LGBT and ally highly recommended wedding vendors.  Why leave things to chance?  Call on the experts to make your wedding day be a memory you’ll never forget!   Attorney – Shelton Deon Law Group Banquet Hall – […]

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Hanson Windows

Hanson Windows

| August 19, 2015 | Reply

What’s the Most Important Thing to Look for When Shopping for Replacement Windows? Unlimited Lifetime Warranty. Styles and quality for any budget. No sales pressure or pricing games. Easy and affordable price options. Guaranteed lowest prices – in writing. Click Here For A Quote! Low prices are just the beginning. Our windows are also the […]

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Reel Roy Reviews – Split, Sing, Lion

Reel Roy Reviews – Split, Sing, Lion

| February 6, 2017

Why are we here? What makes life worth living? Where is our place in this (increasingly strange) world? “We look at those that are shattered and different as less than. What if they are MORE than?” Split, Sing, and Lion (yeah, you read that correctly) Maybe I’m just going through some kind of existential mid-life crisis. […]

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Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

| February 6, 2017

PLUS SIZED? MICHIGAN LAW PROTECTS EMPLOYEES WHO ARE OVERWEIGHT QUESTION: I work as a waitress at a sports bar. About a year ago, I started taking a prescription medication for a respiratory disorder, and began to gain weight. Over a six month period, I put on about 20 pounds. The weight gain slowed down, but […]

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Dear Christine, Romantically Confused in Romeo

Dear Christine, Romantically Confused in Romeo

| February 6, 2017

Dear Christine, I am 25 year old female I’ve just lately like a couple months ago realized I’m bisexual even though I have gotten with a women way before then and enjoyed it. I have always found women attractive and when I got older I became very attracted to women sexually. For a while now I’ve […]

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Reel Roy Reviews -Jackie

Reel Roy Reviews -Jackie

| January 30, 2017

“I never wanted fame. I just became a Kennedy.” Jackie (2016) What is a real flesh-and-blood human being actually feeling in the midst of historical crisis? Forget how a history book packages the moment or how a watercolor painting inspires or what a media soundbite mythologizes or what the gossip-mongers would have us believe. What does […]

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Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

Ask The Lawyer By: Daniel A. Gwinn, Esq.

| January 30, 2017

IF YOU HAVE SEVERANCE PAY, CHECK YOUR NUMBERS BEFORE COLLECTING UNEMPLOYMENT QUESTION: I am being laid off at the end of the month. The company is giving everyone severance pay, equal to two weeks’ salary. The severance will be paid out in two installments after we leave on our usual pay days, every two weeks. […]

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Dear Christine, Fat & Frustrated in Farmington

Dear Christine, Fat & Frustrated in Farmington

| January 30, 2017

Dear Christine, It’s a new year and each year I make the same resolution to lose weight. I am probably more than 75 pounds overweight and each year it goes up a couple pounds. My partner who is also overweight goes along with the plan for about a month and then gives in and gives […]

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Dear Christine, Wreck in Warren

Dear Christine, Wreck in Warren

| January 23, 2017

Dear Christine, came out late, bad 5 yr relationship and now in a very good one. Prob is she is still very connected with her ex. They text/talk every day, a lot. The ex will come and spend a weekend. She is very needy and always has drama in her life. She is not out […]

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Reel Roy Reviews – 20th Century Women

Reel Roy Reviews – 20th Century Women

| January 23, 2017

“You get to see him out in the world as a person. I never will.” 20th Century Women [Image Source: Wikpedia] “Having your heart broken is a tremendous way to learn about the world.” – Dorothea (Annette Bening) Given the historic events of this weekend, notably the (International) Women’s March, seeing the acclaimed new semi-autobiographical film […]

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