In politics, as in life, when people take you for granted, they tend to mistreat you.
The Aug. 2 primaries in Dearborn painted two opposing political pictures for the Arab American community.
This election season has been marred by vulgarity, insults and incivility. But the negativity should not discourage you from casting your vote on Aug. 2.
This election season has been marred by negative campaigning and "dark" turns. But that should not discourage you from participating in the Aug. 2 primaries. Voters will decide on several judicial, legislative and county races.
Controversies seldom bring down politicians. It is the way that they respond to them that often gets them in trouble.
In democratic societies, elections cause ideological divisions. Candidates and their supporters disagree on the issues. But the differences should remain within the realm of ideas without turning personal.
Earlier this week, a Facebook page called "Dearborn Underground" posted a video criticizing Dearborn City Council President and judge candidate Susan Dabaja for her involvement in a 10-year-old federal criminal case.
"Whether George W. Bush was the worst president in American history will be long debated, but his decision to invade Iraq is easily the worst foreign policy decision ever made by an American president," writes biographer Jean Edward Smith in a scathing verdict on the Bush presidency.