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28 September 2011

“Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information on it” — Samuel Johnson, 18th-century English author.

* The jury’s still out on whether Gov. Rick Snyder’s approach to renewable energy will be better than his predecessor’s:

* Where it is dangerous to be a pedestrian in Michigan:

* Mayor Dave Bing points out the hopeful — and less so — in Detroit to the New York Times. Here’s the kicker for those who wonder why Detroit can’t keep its public services in order — “Currently, for every dollar Detroit spends on its payroll, it spends an additional $1.08 on pensions and health care, Mr. Bing said.”

* I have no idea what a “hackerspace” is, but my attention was caught by the promo that referred to the profile subject having “the region’s best fortress in the instance of zombie invasion”:

* Based on questions from Michigan Supreme Court justices in recent oral arguments, retired Judge Lawrence Glazer says a majority is likely to rule the tax on public pension income constitutional. But there may be a twist:

* Hear about the shipwrecks in Thunder Bay:

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