The Wolverine State. The capital of the Rust Belt. A Great Lakes state of the Upper Midwest, where the weather changes faster than a NY prostitute. The weather sucks big time. It's too cold for much of the year and too humid in the summer. It is not uncommon in anywhere in Michigan to get some snow in May. It can be 70-degrees one day and in the 50s and rainy the next. The skies are gray with overcast much of the time, making Michigan one of the states with the least amount of sunshine.

It currently ranks 8th in population with almost 10 million people, but will be passed soon by Georgia and North Carolina. Lansing is the capital and Detroit is its largest city. Other important population centers include Grand Rapids, Flint, Kalamazoo-Battle Creek and Ann Arbor. About half of the state lives in the Detroit metro area.

If you think your state has problems, try coming here. Michigan has serious problems and is experiencing a "one state" recession compared to the rest of the U.S., because it is controlled by the corrupt and anitquated labor unions of the auto industry, such as the UAW, and their Democrat money. It has refused to diverisfy its economy by placing all of its economic eggs in this industry alone. This has produced devastating effects: Michigan and Detroit have become the capital of the Rust Belt; the most job losses of any state and the highest unemployment rate as plants close, downsize or move to Mexico; people then move south or file for unemployment or transfer to plants out of state; the nation’s highest number of foreclosures; and a decline in population as people move elsewhere to find work. Things have gotten so bad for many of Michigan’s cities, that Governor Jennifer Granholm initiated a failed “cool cities” initiative to attract young folk back to its cities. It will never work because once Michiganders graduate from college, they usually leave this place. Who could blame them?

Outside its cornfields and declining Rust Belt cities, Michigan has some nice places, mostly in the far north Lower Peninsula and Upper Peninsula (which should belong to Wisconsin). The state is generally Dull with a capital-D with not much to do. However, Mackinac Island (pronounced MAC-IN-AW)is popular in the summer. Frankenmuth has the world's largest Christmas store and Detroit is only good for going to casinos and bars. OK, so Dearborn (a Detroit suburb) has Greenfield Village and Detroit is four professional sport teams, but the rest of the city is an urban nightmare and should almost be avoided at all costs.

Most Michiganders love to escape their "downstate" urban hell for their cabins or summer homes in Northern Michigan. Northern Michigan is good for hunting, fishing, skiing and going to the lake. Michiganders talk with a funny accent that resembles a northern dialect heard in Wisconsin, Minnesota or Ontario. Michiganders can't drive worth a damb and usually speed on the freeway as if they were in the Indy 500. Other than that, Michiganders have Midwest values and are generally friendly when compared to either coast.
Michigan is generally dull with not many good paying jobs anymore, but it is NOT the worst state to live in compared to those Great Plains States.
by krock1dk February 05, 2008
Sucks. Ohio's bitch. (See '07 Pistons, Tigers, Football and Basketball Wolverines, even lost wrestling in '08.) Crappy football team, ugly-ass uniforms. It's no accident that Hell is in Michigan. It's really redundant, when you think about it.
O-H I-O. "We don't give a damn about the whole state of Michigan, weeeeeeeeeee're from OHIO!"
by Michigan Blows March 06, 2008
A girl who has a nice body, but an ugly face. I.E. Good uniform bad helmet, referring to the University of Michigan football helmets and uniforms.
Wow, that bitch is a Michigan!
by matt March 11, 2005
1. A northern state of the U.S.
2. Pot-hole country.
3. Could be the only state where seeing trailer trash isn't a repulsive sight to most.
4. A state where a lot of people have mucus in their throats do to "dampness in the air"(?)
5. No real fun is had here. When you consider that it's the home of Detriot (arm-pit of this nation), What can a person expect?
6. One state where the generalizing phrase "People are stupid" is said so much it becomes commonplace. Often the people who says that are talking about themselves. At least one would hope so, for honesty's sake.
1. Similar to Maine.
2. "I just ran through four pot-hole driving down Beech Daly...better check for a flat when I get home..."
3. "Bill and Keith have bad teeth and stink, but they know how to have a good time."
4. "*cough cough cough ahem cough ahem AHEM cough cough*"... all year 'round.
5. A party themed around a has-been like Bon Jovi is considered a blast around here.
6. "Look at his method of doing his job. God, people are stupid." The speaker goes off to have a cigarette.
by Mr. Bird November 13, 2004
State with horrible drivers, too many shite Ford shitey Mustangs, spoiled brats, and jacked up roads, with car insurance rates high as hell.

Oh yeah, snow in June...WTF?!
"God I hate living in Michigan"
by Former-Ohioan August 10, 2003
1. A source of ridicule for Ohioans; the butt of many common playground jokes for young Ohioan schoolchildren.
2. Home of the worst football team in all time.
3. Funny lookin'
I hardly even know what football is, but I DO know that Michigan sucks.
by Random Ohioan March 26, 2005
Boring state with nothing going for it but Detroit. Pretty much just cornfields. I've been there many times. I know these things.
I hate Michigan, it's boring as hell.
by funkfunk April 12, 2006
The state that sucks the most dick. ever.
"Have you ever lived in Michigan?"

"Fuck you"
by Ohio Killer November 20, 2005

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