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State Sen. Carpenter proposes collective bargaining amendment to WI constitution

In a statement released Monday, Democratic State Senator Tim Carpenter announced he has drafted a proposed amendment to the Wisconsin Constitution to protect the rights of workers to collectively bargain wages, benefits, hours, and work conditions. “The recent passage of a bill in Wisconsin that effectively eliminates collective bargaining for most public employees has put […]

Maybe Sean Duffy should get a grip on himself

During his election night victory speech, Congressman Sean Duffy told the assembled crowd that the great task of his generation was to stop the ” creeping socialism ” that he feels is threatening America. What was Duffy talking about?

The only thing I could think of that made any sense is that Duffy must be […]

The lessons liberals can learn from Gov. Jerry Brown

From the Left Wing Noise Machine over at Daily Kos comes a few lessons more of our liberal/progressive elected officials could learn from California Gov. Jerry Brown when it comes to framing the debate on issues, instead of allowing the debate to be dictated by conservatives and the tea party:

Recent polls show that by […]

Sorry it took so long…

From Andrew Sullivan comes this gem:

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No doubt we’ve come a long way from the days of former President George W. Bush – who once vowed to bring Osama bin Laden to justice – saying of bin Laden, “I don’t know where he is, nor do […]