Blogging Blue on The Sara Schulz Show

Jeff and I went on The Sara Schulz Show on Friday to discuss the events of the past week and the importance of free speech. We begin our discussion at the 68:30 mark. Listen here.

Drinking Liberally MKE – April’s guest is Mahlon Mitchell!

Here’s the 4-1-1: Though it’s less than a week since our last meeting, I’d be remiss if I didn’t send you all a message to let you know that I’m very pleased to announce that Lt. Governor candidate Mahlon Mitchell has graciously agreed to join us at our April meeting! Mahlon has been a key [...]

The Doors – Strange Days

Yeah, this just about sums up the kind of week it’s been around here (shamelessly stolen from Ed H).

We are all Stalin now

Fareed Zakaria:

“Mass incarceration on a scale almost unexampled in human history is a fundamental fact of our country today,” writes the New Yorker’s Adam Gopnik. “Over all, there are now more people under ‘correctional supervision’ in America – more than 6 million – than were in the Gulag Archipelago under Stalin at its height.”

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“Recall MacIver” Battleground Wisconsin Podcast

From the folks at Citizen Action Wisconsin: This weekend the panel discusses the latest recall news and Paul Ryan’s disastrous new budget. We are joined by blogger Cory Leibmann to expose the MacIver Institute’s threats of libel lawsuits toward progressive blogs who posted a column exposing the organization’s strong ties to the GOP. We also [...]

Climate Change Denial is the Greatest Hoax of the 21st Century.

It’s been 18 months worth of record breaking weather events in northwest Wisconsin. From the October 2010 superstorm, to the July 1st, 2011 superstorm, to the August 2011 heat wave, to the less than winter Winter, to the outbreak of Summer in March 2012.

What’s it going to take to wake people up? Softball [...]

Eliminationism in Action!

At a shooting range in Louisiana, a woman has a suggestion to Rick Santorum who is taking target practice.

WEST MONROE, Louisiana – At a campaign stop at a firing range, while Rick Santorum was firing off some rounds, a woman shouted, “pretend it’s Obama.”

Santorum, who was far from the woman, couldn’t [...]

Milwaukee County Exec. Abele endorses Roys

I’m not entirely sure how this helps Democratic State Rep. Kelda Roys, given the belief by many in Milwaukee County that Chris Abele is basically “Scott Walker Lite,” but earlier this week Kelda Roys announced her candidacy to succeed Rep. Tammy Baldwin in the 2nd Congressional district has been endorsed by Milwaukee County Executive Chris [...]

On Trayvon Martin: My Son is African American

It is time to confront the whole Trayvon Martin mess. I have taken too long to do so, and can only plead that the issue hits too close to home for me to have written calmly about the issue. You see, I have an African American son. There he is in his cowboy hat from [...]

Randy Hopper – Victim

It seems every time republicans get in trouble or run afoul from the law, they have a very good talent of then becoming the victim. The party of “personal responsibility” never is! Witness the latest example: Randy Hopper!

H/T Dan Bice:

Gov. Scott Walker’s collective bargaining bill has been blamed for a lot [...]

Blogging Blue’s “14 in ’14″

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