Kim Simac’s “family values” hypocrisy

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According to her campaign website, Tea Party Republican Kim Simac (pictured, right) says, “I believe in the preservation of the family and traditional family values, and will fight for legislation to protect them. To be strong, Wisconsin needs to support the traditional family structure…”

Simac, who has announced she’ll challenge Democratic […]

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Republicans work to create jobs by allowing earlier alcohol sales

In a move that’s sure to create thousands of jobs here in Wisconsin, Republican State Rep. Evan Wynn has introduced Assembly Bill 63, which would allow retailers with liquor licenses to start selling alcohol at 6 a.m. instead of 8 a.m.

No doubt earlier alcohol sales will stimulate Wisconsin’s economy and result in job creation; […]

Topic of the Week: The impact of Medicare in 2012

In a rather stunning turn of events, Democrat Kathy Hochul won a special election in New York’s 26th Congressional district, a heavily Republican district that voted 74% for the Republican candidate in 2010. The main issue in the special election in the NY 26th district was the plan proposed by Rep. Paul Ryan to eliminate […]

Quote of the year

“I worship the ground that Paul Ryan walks on. I hope he doesn’t run for president because that would ruin a good man who has a lot of work to do.”

– Former Vice President Dick Cheney, who apparently has a big man crush on Rep. Paul Ryan.

No doubt the wholehearted support of […]

Huckabee doing “ObamaCare” robocalls?

From a reader living in Minnesota comes this bit of information about robocalls from Mike Huckabee encouraging folks to ask their doctors about the impact of “ObamaCare” on their practice: Though resident in Winona, MN myself, Your Correspondent received but minutes ago a rather curious “robocall” from Mike Huckabee on the ameche, urging seniors and […]

Zuma Bound’s Morning Links – 05/27/11

I have a hard time keeping up with all the email I get from Zuma Bound, but I suppose that’s not a bad thing.

Here’s Zuma Bound’s morning links….have a great morning!

Huffington Post: Medicaid Poll: Paul Ryan Block Grants Unpopular Salon: Tim Pawlenty has his own Rev. Wright Salon: Another fake “grass-roots” group exposed […]

Concealed carry without training or permits moves closer to becoming law

If Republicans in the legislature get their way, citizens of Wisconsin could soon see their fellow Wisconsinite packing concealed weapons without the need for pesky permits, registration, background checks, or any kind of training whatsoever.

The bill approved on a 3-2 vote by the State Senate Senate Judiciary Committee would allow state residents 21 and […]

Lee Camp: US Gov’t Giving Guns To Your Friendly Neighborhood Drug Cartel

This isn’t safe for work, but watch and listen as comedian Lee Camp talks about “Operation Fast and Furious,” an operation run by the ATF which gave guns to Mexican drug cartels in hopes of tracking the movements of those guns.

Judge Maryann Sumi strikes down Republican supported anti-public employee bill

In a 33-page decision issued yesterday, Dane County Circuit Court Judge Maryann Sumi overturned the budget “repair” bill passed into law by Republican legislators on March 9, 2011. In their haste to ram through the legislation, which removed virtually all collective bargaining rights for public employees, Republicans were alleged to have failed to provide proper […]

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