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Democrats to Give Away Tickets for Obama's Detroit Visit

President Obama will be at the Detroit Labor Day parade downtown on Monday. The Michigan Democratic Party will give away tickets to the event Saturday.

President Obama will speak to thousands of people in Detroit on Labor Day.

The Michigan Democratic Party will give out hundreds of tickets on Saturday to Monday's event. 

The annual Detroit Labor Day parade starts 9 a.m. Monday at the Building Trades at Michigan and Trumbull or the AFL-CIO at 9:30 at Mack and Woodward.

The president will speak at 1 p.m. just east of the Renaissance Center downtown. Aretha Franklin will sing before his speech.

The event is free and open to the public. Gates open at 10 am and the event is general admission.

Tickets will be handed out from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, or until tickets run out, at the Oakland County Democratic Party 91 N. Saginaw Suite G-100 in Pontiac; and 3-5 p.m. Sunday at the 13th District Democratic Party Central Police District/Lakeshore Engineering Building 7310 Woodward Ave. in Detroit.

Audre Zembrzuski September 12, 2011 at 12:47 AM
MB work the elections and you will find write-ins only count if the people go to the city and tell them they are running for some office, otherwise it doesn't count.
Thomas Gagne September 12, 2011 at 12:55 AM
A) Stop listening to Hannity. He seems a bad influence. Be glad his show is cut short, before the interviews with Ann Coulter, for Mitch Albom's show. B) I've read multiple stories of the Tea Party's creation--most recently by the WSJ, and none of them attribute its origin to corporate interests C) Even if corporate interests started the tea party, the pit-bull is off the leash and capable of gnawing the arm off holding the other end.
Audre Zembrzuski September 12, 2011 at 01:15 AM
Thanks Ed, I hope to remember that all the time, I won't let anyone get me upset, life is too short for that. And they should get on to something else for a change. Since they are getting no where talking to each other. God Bless the people that lost their live on Sept 11, 2001. The only thing I am surprised at is that the Mayor wouldn't let any religious leaders come to the cermoney, except the President. too bad because I know some people went for their families.
Ed Bedell September 12, 2011 at 02:35 AM
Sorry, Darryl, but your reversals of position on the meaningfulness of election results demonstrate the insecurity of your stance. Possibly today's polls might be more indicative, for you, of the reverence our citizenry has for Obama's leadership. After the debt-ceiling deal, a USA Today/Gallup poll showed that only 39% of Americans approved. And only 20% saw it as "step forward in addressing the federal debt." This country, Darryl, has made a judgement on Obama's stewardship of the economy. BO gets a pitiful 26% approval on that in Gallup. The latest IBD/TIPP poll only 37% of DEMOCRATS gave BO an 'A' or 'B' in August, compared with 51% in July and an average of 59% approval in previous months.... The hatred that emanates from the left is profound. And it becomes more vitriolic as more and more of BO's programs are proven to be failures. Obama's presidency, for all practical purposes, ended on August 8th, the Monday after his nearly incomprehensible feat of ignorance & political immaturity downgraded this country's credit rating to that of a second class nation. Known in both Houses and D.C. economic circles as Barack 'Downgrade' Obama, his maniacal drive to socialize the U.S., plus the attendant totality of his failures, have already assured him of an historical paragraph in history tomes as 'the most destructive president in history.'
Ed Bedell September 12, 2011 at 02:47 AM
The most convincing & clearly evidential factor demonstrating BO's incompetence is his Regime's utter deprivation of 'success.' Although loss of employment, home foreclosure, stock diminution, etc. may not have directly affected you (for the moment), Darryl, 1929 remains as immutable proof of the vulnerability of an economy. Lastly, can you identify and explicate a single major Obama spending program, initiated since his inauguration, which can unequivocally, and demonstrably be shown to have significantly benefitted the average American working man or woman? As I've indicated before, the ultra-Liberal New York Times affirmed that there are none that can be identified in BO's presidency. Interestingly, the Wall Street Journal agreed with that proposition. Take this under advisement, D.C. It's late---au revoir.
DCC September 12, 2011 at 02:29 PM
1. The NYT is not ultra-liberal, and the fact that the Rupert Murdock owned Wall Street Journal agrees with some reported "analysis" would tend to prove it wasn't. However, cite your "proof", and perhaps we can debate what the article really says. 2. A 1929 like crash is just where the Bush economic policies were leading us. It took more than 14 years to recover from Hooverism. It will take more than 4 to recover from Bushism. 3. The rate of employment loss and the trajectory carved out by Bushism's return to Reaganism was arrested by President Obama. The fact that the American economy has not been fully restored by President Obama in a mere 3 years, not surprising, considering a GOP controlled House and a GOP dedication to filibustering rather than governing in the Senate. 4. I accept your surrender on the idea that the 2010 election definitively indicated "conservative" as the majority and middle of the country. Changing the foundation of your argument to "polling" isn't going to help you. For example, your observation that "After the debt-ceiling deal, a USA Today/Gallup poll showed that only 39% of Americans approved." fails to recognize that many who did not like the deal felt that too much had been given away to GOP hostage takers. An Aug 9 poll suggested 62% say that taxes on the wealthy should be high so the government can use the money for programs to help lower-income Americans. Don't see that as part of the "Conservative Manifesto".
DCC September 12, 2011 at 02:50 PM
Dang, on the way to get some real work done, I read this huge whopper of a lie: "Obama's presidency, for all practical purposes, ended on August 8th, the Monday after his nearly incomprehensible feat of ignorance & political immaturity downgraded this country's credit rating to that of a second class nation. Known in both Houses and D.C. economic circles as Barack 'Downgrade' Obama, his maniacal drive to socialize the U.S., plus the attendant totality of his failures, have already assured him of an historical paragraph in history tomes as 'the most destructive president in history.' " No, the downgrade is not. The S&P actually said "We lowered our long-term rating on the U.S. because we believe that the prolonged controversy over raising the statutory debt ceiling and the related fiscal policy debate indicate that further near-term progress containing the growth in public spending, especially on entitlements, or on reaching an agreement on raising revenues is less likely than we previously assumed and will remain a contentious and fitful process. We also believe that the fiscal consolidation plan that Congress and the Administration agreed to this week falls short of the amount that we believe is necessary to stabilize the general government debt burden by the middle of the decade." I'll translate for you: the inability for the President and the Tea/GOP to come to agreement led to the downgrade. Stop posting lies, Ed. While it may not be beneath you, it just isn't nice.
Ed Bedell September 12, 2011 at 09:05 PM
D. Conliffe--"The New York Times is not ultra-liberal." Rebuttal-- Whether prevarication or a simple hole in your education, this requires Conserv. correction. Since before you were born, Darryl, the Lib. Ochs-Sulzberger family has owned & published the ultra-liberal NYTimes, supplying most other national media outlets with the bulk of their Lib reports. Although you offer nothing but a corrupted, personal opinions--(& demand my PROOF)-- listen up. A 2004 University of California, LA study gave the NYTimes a score of 73.7 on a 100 point scale, with 0 being most Conservative & 100 being most Liberal. Also, a piece written by Dan Okrent, the NYTs own public editor, stated the Times has a strong liberal bias & that its coverage of the Iraq war was insufficiently critical of George Bush! D.Conliffe--"Blame Geo.Bush for everything--BO is a Messiah." Rebuttal--None needed--a more muddled Lib comment than his first one. D. Conliffe--"The bad economy is the fault of the GOP controlled House". Rebuttal--Wrong. Embarrassed Lib. posturing, son...No budget from the BO Regime in over 800 days; Cons. budgets repeatedly rejected by Dems; BO commitment of 3 trillion $; not one successful $ program. D. Conliffe- "My personal Liberal opinion is more meaningful than your quoted, USA Today/Gallup published statistical proof." Rebuttal--Do you "lift" from the offal of Lib.-controlled "MediaMatters" before blogging? Educate, deliberate, then speak literately.
Ed Bedell September 12, 2011 at 11:06 PM
It's a pity that there are so many ungifted, nearly insensate bloggers that intrude on sites otherwise populated with discerning, thoughtful posters like Audre and Arron, for instance. Often Conservatives, these bloggers know that the federal gov't under Obama is exercising power for a specific purpose: to undo what America stands for. This Regime has reached a truly perilous point. We have no historical comparison to this kind of dangerous gov't 'morass'. The very system designed to protect us has become a threat to us & our Constitution. Millions are genuinely afraid for the future of the U.S. The American public has been screaming at the top of its lungs to stop the spending. But the citizenry has been utterly ignored by this Regime. If even the most imbecilic Lib. lemming takes 5 minutes to analyze what has happened in the last two & one-half years, they realize that there's been plenty of time to assess what hasn't been working & to change it. The old definition of insanity is doing the same thing over & over again, expecting a different result. Well, we're seeing insanity at the upper levels of our government. The only remedy, the only way to restore America to health & to sane governance is that the "ruling class," the Obama Regime, bear the brunt of the peoples's anger through the cleansing of our national elections. Until then, we must keep faith with our founding principles. Conservatives will always win in the arena of truth, logic & reason.
Ed Bedell September 13, 2011 at 12:17 AM
Obamanites (including a couple on this site) blog mindlessly with phony talking points & fanatical claims they've literally "lifted" from the George Soros-supported 'MediaMatters' Liberal internet 'rag.' I suggest all Conser. take a revealing read through this preposterously vicious, consummately lie & distortion-filled 'rag.' It actually makes sense only if the words Conserv. & Lib. are reversed. The maliciousness of the Liberal Obamanites is actually portrayed, in every sentence, by exactly reversing the name-blame-game! There are other Dem. Nat'l committee publications, but MediaMatters is the most horrendously perverse (& perverted) attack on America. As an addendum, Conservatives should never hesitate to ask the unanswerable & revealing question of Liberal proponents: "Can you identify, analyze & explain in detail, a single major Obama spending program, initiated since his inauguration, which can unequivocally & demonstrably be shown to have significantly benefitted the average American working man or woman?" As indicated before, the ultra-Liberal New York Times has affirmed that there are none. He's a total failure, a waste-oriented & ruthless spendthrift with other people's money. You'll collapse from laughing at the pathetically ignorant lies & distortions that this question will engender from an ignominiously bewildered Obamanite. Only a few months, now, until Conservatives repeat Nov. 2010. It's political, but important to preserve the U.S.
Angela September 13, 2011 at 12:57 PM
Richard, who is going to pay for all that stuff? We're broke, remember?
Angela September 13, 2011 at 12:59 PM
Yep. He's not perfect, but he's the only real chance we have.
Audre Zembrzuski September 13, 2011 at 10:16 PM
I would like to see all of this off the computer now. Too many people know a lot about nothing and it is time for a change of topic. Some should get a life like volunteer to help others.
Lucille Musser Arking September 13, 2011 at 10:49 PM
He will also let you die if you do not have health insurance and get very ill.
Lucille Musser Arking September 13, 2011 at 10:51 PM
You listen to Russ Limbourgh too much.
Lucille Musser Arking September 13, 2011 at 10:56 PM
Audre , Why do you think you are the only person who volunteers ?. There are many places to volunteer outside of Troy .
Audre Zembrzuski September 14, 2011 at 03:41 AM
Lucille, never said I did. If you read the comment I said it was to answer another person who said I never went to the museum and I gave him an answer. And you really don't know all of the things I have volunteered for, do you. So let's not go there.
micheal j September 21, 2011 at 12:34 AM
yep we were
micheal j September 21, 2011 at 12:36 AM
Nadja Adolf you sound like leader that rean Germany in the 1940's
Audre Zembrzuski September 21, 2011 at 03:55 AM
MB, everytime you open your mouth, you stick your foot into it, Talking about voting, now you say you don't vote for a HIM or HER but, a IT--- can you tell us what a IT is. I have not seen that on any voting machine or ballot, You must be voting in another country, it can't be America.
Audre Zembrzuski September 21, 2011 at 04:02 AM
Thomas, I hope you are old enough that you will not get caught up in OB's money plans, because if you are young, you will be paying off all of his debts---- best thing we could have would be a real change in 2012,
micheal j September 24, 2011 at 02:58 AM
Najda have not heard from you. Everyone misses your comments
Lucille Musser Arking September 24, 2011 at 05:09 PM
Audre , i do know that you work as a volunteer for MANY MANY things in Troy . The point was missed again by you. Everyone in Troy that pays attention knows you are a faithful volunteer .
Audre Zembrzuski September 24, 2011 at 06:16 PM
Lucille, I was not referring to you to volunteer, but think of all the time spent on a computer by the others, they could be helping drive people to doctors, or shopping, I just see all this time going to waste. God Bless any of you that try doing good to others.
Mike Shuler September 25, 2011 at 09:11 PM
Comment count is at 146 (including this)...can we all agree to end this thread at 150? Enough is enough.
Sandy G September 25, 2011 at 10:39 PM
Amen to that Mike. #147
Abbey September 26, 2011 at 12:29 AM
Hey, can I claim #148 to ask why it matters how many comments there are?
Abbey September 26, 2011 at 12:30 AM
And #149 to put in a vote for the editor to decide when enough is enough? :) Freedom of speech, baby!
michael J September 26, 2011 at 09:22 PM
Abbey: your absolutly right, like the clicker on the couch don't like it move on. I did not post any thing on this topic, nit interested on people trying to verbaly change some ones mind,vote etc.O wpi;d of thouht some would of been done long ago, if there not so be it. Some people who posted on this topic, have tried to do the same, your negative your this your that, what ever, WHILE THEY CONT. to try to take or be neg. them selves. I guess everything is suppose to be RAINBOWS & 1200.00 puppies, we all know this town is so much more then what the Mayors slogan has been forced on us. "Little town with a big heart" as in any trown that can be true, but don't yell at some one to point out what is a slippery slope, keep posting, it is free speech, as one said don't wasre the muscles in your fingers, are the muscles next to the tendons? just where are those muscles?
Michael J September 27, 2011 at 01:30 AM
Abbey one more thing free speech is not free we have to earn it. i think we change change mayors slogan to stupid town with no heart

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