The Cheddarsphere has been going crazy these last few days, and many blogs have done a great job covering the fine details of this and keeping the conversations going. I especially want to give huge Kudos for Zach right here at Blogging Blue for doing yeoman’s work on this important issue. Also an h/t to [...]
Though I haven’t devoted much space on Blogging Blue to the Wisconsin State Supreme Court race, it’s nonetheless a very important race with important repercussions. As the host of Drinking Liberally, I was fortunate enough to have met two of the candidates running for the state Supreme Court, and while Joel Winnig made it very [...]
My endorsements for tomorrows primary.
In the Dane County Executive race I support Scott McDonell.
For Supreme Court Justice I support Marla Stephens.
Good Luck to both!
In thinking about which candidate to endorse for Milwaukee County Executive, my choices boiled down to former State Sen. Jim Sullivan and philanthropist Chris Abele. Having spent time with each candidate discussing the issues and challenges facing Milwaukee County, there’s no doubt that either candidate would serve Milwaukee County’s residents well as our next County [...]
Here’s one Wisconsin veteran’s take on Gov. Scott Walker’s plan to call out the National Guard to help bust Wisconsin’s public employee unions: “Maybe the new governor doesn’t understand yet – but the National Guard is not his own personal intimidation force to be mobilized to quash political dissent,” said Robin Eckstein, a former Wisconsin [...]
Have you heard?
There’s going to be a little get-together tomorrow in Madison. Apparently some hardworking middle class folks are going to get together and exercise their first amendment rights to free speech and assembly, and yours truly (along with my fired-up better half) will be among those in attendance.
I hope those of you [...]
In advance of Tuesday’s primary, Milwaukee County Executive candidate Chris Abele has garnered three notable endorsements.
The Political Environment: Abele has been an involved and generous force in the community. He will bring that experience to the political environment along with fresh eyes and ears – – absolutely what taxpayers need and rightfully demand.
Here’s some reading on Gov. Scott Walker’s efforts to break Wisconsin’s public employee unions.
The Political Environment: After Knife In The Back, Walker Sends Makeup Email Left on the Lake: Gov. Walker’s Clever Proposal Takes Cleaver to State Workers Emily’s Post: Walker’s impending assault on state workers won’t create jobs Mondo Media: Scott Walker to [...]
Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke has taken to the radio airwaves in an ad supporting Justice David Prosser for reelection to the Wisconsin Supreme Court, and in the ad Clarke claims Prosser is tough on crime.
However, Clarke conveniently forgot to mention Prosser took it easy on a pedophile priest when Prosser was Outagamie County [...]