Rachel Maddow Interviews Boies & Olson on Prop 8 Decision

Video insert of Rachel Maddow Interview with Prop 8 lawyers Olson and Boies reviewing how they proved 3 things in the Proposition 8 Decision – 1. marriage is a fundamental right, 2. depriving gays and lesbians of right to marriage harms them and their children and 3. depriving gays & lesbians of the right to marriage does not help heterosexuals at all. [...]

There is hope for America…..

This week there were a slew of primaries throughout the country. With those primaries came one notable loser…the tea party movement. As I have detailed, the Koch Industries funded, misguided extreme faction of the republican party is proving not to have much success turning their so called movement into election victories. On Tuesday moderates swept [...]

My thoughts on the California Prop 8 decision

In a decision handed down yesterday, U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker ruled California’s Proposition 8 ballot initiative denying marriage rights to same-sex couples in that state was unconstitutional. Here’s the money quote from Judge Walker’s decision: “Proposition 8 fails to advance any rational basis in singling out gay men and lesbians for denial of a [...]

New Feingold ad – “Homegrown”

Senator Russ Feingold’s new TV ad, “Homegrown,” highlights his opposition to fair trade agreements like NAFTA and CAFTA, which have resulted in the loss of American jobs:

Ron Johnson supports “creative destruction” of American jobs

“Well in a free market capitalist system there are always winners and losers. It’s creative destruction. That just happens. It’s unfortunate. But lets face it, if it weren’t for that we’d still have buggy whip companies.”

– Republican U.S. Senate candidate Ron Johnson, speaking at the WisPolitics Luncheon at the Madison Club on 7/26/10

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Sen. Feingold named one of Senate’s “fiscal disciplinarians”

A recent report released by the National Taxpayers Union Foundation has listed Wisconsin’s own Sen. Russ Feingold as one of the United States Senate’s “fiscal disciplinarians,” ranking his policy agenda as the fifth most cost-saving in the Senate, saving taxpayers over $42 billion a year if enacted into law. Sen. Feingold is the only Democratic [...]

Blogging Blue’s “14 in ’14”

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