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Paul Ryan’s Photo Op

H/T Democrumudgeon! Speaking of things that need to be shared, this definitely qualifies!

Paul Ryan (R – Wall St.) had his 42nd birthday and his many admirers at Fox “news” could not let the occasion go by without letting the congressman ( who used to live in Janesville) know how much they love him. […]

Serial adulterer Newt Gingrich gains endorsement of alleged adulterer Herman Cain

The “party of family values,” dontcha know? Businessman Herman Cain threw his support to Republican presidential contender Newt Gingrich late Saturday.

The move by the former GOP candidate and tea-party favorite comes three days before the Florida primary, at a moment when Gingrich is badly in need of something to rekindle the momentum he gained […]

Tim Russell hired to work for Scott Walker despite termination from state job for “gross misconduct”

It appears the sordid saga that is Tim Russell’s tenure as one of then-Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker’s closest aides and confidants isn’t over.

As reported by Dan Bice of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Russell was hired to work in Scott Walker’s County Executive administration despite having been fired from his state job for “gross […]

Upcoming health care listening sessions in Milwaukee County (ANNOUNCEMENT)

From my email inbox comes news of a bunch of upcoming healthcare listening sessions hosted by Citizen Action of Wisconsin and their allies:

In addition to the listening sessions noted above, you can also register to be a part of a virtual listening session from the comfort of your own home.


Women for Santorum!

If this doesn’t convince women, nothing will…

Who hired Kelly Rindfleisch to work in Scott Walker’s County Executive office?

Among the revelations that came out of the multiple felony charges filed against former Scott Walker aide Kelly Rindfleisch was the assertion by Tom Nardelli, then-Milwaukee County Executive Walker’s chief of staff, that he didn’t even know Rindfleisch was hired to work in Walker’s office or for what reason she was hired until she showed […]

Two more Walker aides indicted – how many more will follow?

Another week, another set of indictments of aides to Scott Walker… Two staffers who worked directly for Gov. Scott Walker while he was county executive were charged Thursday with illegally doing extensive political work while being paid by taxpayers to do county jobs.

One of the two, Darlene Wink, cut a deal with prosecutors under […]

Voter Intimidation Never Changes

It used to be a simple matter of putting a gun to “darkie’s” head and he’d do exactly what you wanted.

But we’re much more sophisticated than that now…

Reactionary douchebags never change. No strategy too vicious, no idea too contemptible, no freedom inviolable as long as they get their way.

Welcome […]

The Pentagon Wars: A-10 v F-35 Edition

The Pentagon is famous for overpriced and underperforming weapons systems. There was a hilarious film about it with Carey Elwes as an Air Force Lt. Colonel serving as a Pentagon watchdog and Kelsey Grammar as the program manager for the Bradley Fighting Vehicle.

Caspar Weinberger: Please be seated. This will be brief, as I’m needed […]

Happy Birthday, FDR!

130 years young today!