Skip the Sales and Pancakes this Memorial Day and Honor the Sacred Dead Instead

Commentary on Memorial Day, by Judge Michael Warren I love pancakes, especially at the International House of Pancakes. However, when I sat down recently at my friendly neighborhood IHOP, I was barraged at the table with the message that I should "celebrate Memorial Day" by buying red, white and blue pancakes. My stomach ached instead of hungered. We should honor Memorial Day, not cheapen it with pretty pancakes. Of course, IHOP is hardly an outlier. Look around, the crass … [Read more...]

Wayne, Oakland and Macomb County Sheriffs and Detroit Police Chief Invite the Community to Constitution Day Commemoration on September 17

Metro Detroit’s top law enforcement officers and other community leaders are inviting members of the community to join them in a Constitution Day commemoration on September 17, the 228th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution. The event will serve as an opportunity to reflect and pray upon the role of law enforcement officers in fulfilling the purpose of “We the People” in seeking “...to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the … [Read more...]

Down with President’s Day-Up with Washington’s Birthday & Patriot Week

Commentary by Judge Michael Warren We recently went through the buffoonery of celebrating Presidents’ Day through grand sales at retail outlets and a delay in the post. Meanwhile, Washington’s Birthday went by without a whisper. Why exactly the culture has decided that we should celebrate every single President - including the luminaries of Chester Arthur and Franklin Pierce - with deep discounts on appliances is beyond me. Like so many of our other civic holidays, Presidents’ Day is mostly … [Read more...]

North Oakland NAACP honors Circuit Judge Michael Warren

Oakland County Circuit Judge Michael Warren was honored with the H. Wallace Parker Preservation of Justice Award from the Northern Oakland County Branch NAACP last week at the group’s 92nd Annual Freedom Fund Dinner in Pontiac, Michigan. The award states that it was presented to Judge Warren for “Acknowledging with gratitude, his efforts to renew the spirit of America, encourage Michigan’s citizens of all ages to exhibit pride in patriotism and learn about our country’s historical and … [Read more...]

Mark your calendars for the upcoming Rochester Area Republican Club meetings

The Rochester Area Republican club meets at the American Legion Hall (SE corner of Walnut and Third Street in Downtown Rochester) Please use the Third Street entrance Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting starts at 7:00 p.m. September 20th meeting, Judge Michael Warren will talk about three things: His re-election campaign Patriot Week (9/11 to 9/17) And the Obamacare Ruling from his perspective as a Circuit Court Judge and Constitutional Law professor To read Judge Michael … [Read more...]

Oakland Judge and Daughter Testify About Patriot Week

Oakland County, Michigan (May 4, 2011) – On Wednesday, May 4, 2011, co-creators of Patriot Week, Oakland County Circuit Court Judge Michael Warren, and his 12 year old daughter, Leah, will be testifying before Michigan State Senate and House committees regarding bills to permanently recognize Patriot Week.  Patriot Week, beginning on September 11 (the anniversary of the terrorist attacks) and ending on September 17 (the anniversary of the signing of the Constitution – “Constitution Day”), … [Read more...]

What is Patriotism and Why is it Important in America Today?

“What is Patriotism and Why is it Important in America Today?” event to feature keynote speech by John Todd and Q & A session with students Oakland County, MI (September 7, 2010) – The Community House is hosting the Patriot Week event “What is Patriotism and Why is it Important Today?” on Thursday, September 16 at 9:00 a.m.  The event will take place at The Community House, located at 280 South Bates Street in Birmingham.  The event is free and open to the public.   The keynote … [Read more...]