Red State Economics

Public-sector job losses don’t count. Except when they do. One way to dramatize just how severe our de facto austerity has been is to compare government employment and spending during the Obama-era economic expansion, which began in June 2009, with…

Lori Compas plans to start collecting nomination signatures on Saturday, 3/31!

Lori Compas anticipates that her election will be certified this Friday, 3/30/12. Once certified, she will begin collecting nomination signatures on Saturday, 3/31 (which will coincide nicely with her office openings). If you’d like to volunteer to help collect signatures,…

Verify the Recall – case study

Yesterday, we discussed the story local reporters are turning on their own to show themselves as hero's. The various papers editors, many of whom proudly endorsed scott walker, are now “disciplining” data entry persons who signed the recall petition. I…