Thursday Music: MC5 Kick Out the Jams RIP Michael Davis

Yeah, I know I am two hours early for Thursday music…but I won’t have time to post in the AM.

Carolina Stark edges out Walker appointee in Circuit Court race

This is great news for Milwaukee County… After making Gov. Scott Walker the issue in a Milwaukee County Circuit Court race, state Administrative Law Judge Carolina Maria Stark led Walker’s appointee, incumbent Circuit Judge Nelson Phillips III, in Tuesday’s primary.

Gov. Walker appointed Phillips, a former state and federal prosecutor, to the Branch 17 seat […]

Red State Safety Net

The Red States rely heavily on the social safety net, too.

Former Senator Alan Simpson (R-WY) on Santorum Re: Homosexuality and more

Here’s what former GOP Representative Alan Simpson had to say about Santorum: “He is rigid and a homophobic,” Simpson, a Mitt Romney supporter, said. “He said, ‘I want a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage,’ and they said, ‘Well, what about the people who are already married?’ And he said, ‘Well, they would be nullified.’ I mean what is, what’s human, what’s kind about that? We’re all human beings, we all know or love somebody who’s gay or lesbian so what the hell is that about? To me it’s startling and borders on disgust.” […]

Cat’s out of the bag! Secretary of State Doug La Follette plans to run for governor!

In case you haven’t heard by now (it HAS been a good 20 minutes or so since the news broke), Wisconsin’s Secretary of State Doug La Follette plans to file with the GAB tomorrow morning to officially join the governor’s race. Yes, he is related to THAT La Follette.

Actions Waukesha County residents can take to help defeat Scott Walker

Many people here in Waukesha County have told me that they want to help defeat Scott Walker, but they are short on time, or money, or both. Others want to know what actions they can take that would be most effective. Luckily, Dwayne Block has just put together a handy list complete with four specific […]

You want vote fraud? Rep. Joel Kleefisch has your vote fraud right here!

Watch as Republican State Rep. Joel Kleefisch (better known as the Lt. Governor’s husband) votes several times for absent members of his caucus during an Assembly session on February 21, 2012.

Perhaps Republicans who control the State Assembly should institute some measures to prevent vote fraud by their own caucus members.

H/T to the […]

About Kathleen Falk’s Union Endorsements

There are still many people who are upset that Kathleen Falk has received the endorsements of WEAC / Emily's List and AFSCME / John "Sly "Sylvester , the full membership of IBEW and (most importantly) Yours truly!

Lets look at a few objections:

Q. I want Russ Feingold to run. A. So do I, […]

Politicos behaving badly

Here’s a word to the wise to candidates and elected officials:

If you’ve asked to be a last-second addition to come speak at an event simply because you find out your opponent is going to be there, don’t sit in the back of the room making snide comments about the length of a guest speaker’s […]