NASA

While this has nothing to do with the state of Wisconsin politics at the moment its a great distraction! Here is Neil DeGrasse Tyson testimony of the Past, Present and Future of Nasa:

If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and [...]

29% of likely GOP primary voters in Mississippi think interracial marriage should be illegal

Apparently there’s a lot of likely Republican primary voters in Mississippi who still believe interracial marriage should be illegal; Q24 Do you think that interracial marriage should be legal or illegal? Legal ……………………………………………………… 54% Illegal …………………………………………………….. 29% Not sure …………………………………………………. 17%

Those 29% of likely GOP primary voters in Mississippi are precisely the types of [...]

CNN: Santorum to win Alabama primary, Romney ahead in Mississippi

CNN is projecting Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum will win the Alabama Republican presidential primary, and as I write this Santorum is also leading in the Mississippi primary, where with 79% of the vote counted, he had 35% of the vote, followed by Newt Gingrich at 30%. Republican “frontrunner” Mitt Romney trailed with 28% of [...]

Palin vs. Julianne Moore – Uncanny and Insightful

Sarah Palin vs. Julianne Moore – interesting comparison. Thank goodness she didn’t become VP! Alaska [...]

Scott Walker: My wife would like it if I went back to the private sector and make some real money

This is beyond absurd:

What’s truly absurd about Gov. Walker’s comment that his wife would like it if he went back to the private sector and made some real money is the fact that Scott Walker has never actually worked in the private sector. Scott Walker has been an elected official for 19 of [...]

Just Curious

I was doing some Intertube research on the rights to vote and bear arms. While doing so I came across an interesting question and would like to pose it here.

Which right would you rather lose, the right to vote or the right to bear arms? Explain why.

Quote of the Day

“Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration.”

– Abraham Lincoln in his first Annual Message to Congress, December 3, 1861.

Wisconsin Progress: just say no to fake Democratic primaries

During the last round of recall elections against those Republican State Senators who voted in lockstep with Gov. Scott Walker’s attack on collective bargaining rights for public employees, Republican Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald made it clear he supported fake Democrats running in primaries against Democratic challengers to the incumbent Republican State Senators. At the [...]

It’s primary day for Republicans in Mississippi & Alabama

Later today voters in Mississippi and Alabama will go to the polls to cast their votes to decide who they prefer as the Republican presidential nominee, and though there aren’t as many states in play today as there were on Super Tuesday, the stakes still seem to be pretty high.

For Rick Santorum, a victory [...]

Don Pridemore: women in abusive relationships should not seek divorces

Republican State Rep. Don “white” Pridemore, speaking in support of the bill he co-sponsored with State Sen. Glenn Grothman that says single parenting is a contributing factor to child abuse (emphasis added): The bill’s co-sponsor, Representative Don Pridemore, told TODAY’S TMJ4 he thinks even in abusive relationships, there are other options than divorce.

“If they [...]

Blogging Blue’s “14 in ’14″

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