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Brett Hulsey shows his “Thanksgiving compassion”

Earlier today Lisa reported on the decision by management of Madison radio station WTDY to fire its entire newsroom staff, including morning drive host John “Sly” Sylvester, and while I don’t have much to add to what Lisa wrote, I felt compelled to highlight a tweet sent out by Democratic State Rep. Brett Hulsey.



Social media is currently on fire with word that WTDY has, without warning, laid off most of its news staff, including Dylan Brogan and Amy Barrilleaux. John ‘Sly’ Sylvester was also let go. According to JSOnline, WTDY will no longer be news-talk, but will instead change formats. This is bad news for Wisconsin progressives, and […]

RwP: Conservatives Don’t Own Christianity, Reaction to Obama’s Reelection and Local WI Stories

This week on “Rants without Pants”, Rev. Schabow preaches the truth about the reaction of President Obama’s Reelection, how conservatives don’t own Christianity, how everyone should be praising Ian’s Pizza, drama in the State Senate and Walker’s Obamacare.


00:00 — 6:58 Reaction to Obama’s Reelection

6:58 — 7:13 Fly Up to Our […]

Why conservatives should support the Wal-Mart worker uprising.

One of the grievances expressed by Wal-Mart workers participating in the nationwide ” Black Friday ” protests being planned across the country is the lack of affordable health insurance available through the mega-retailer’s benefits plan. Wal-Mart critics charge that the company sets its hour and wage policies such that a sizable percentage of its employees […]

Scott Walker’s deputy chief of staff: “Good coordination will help”

Thanks to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, we now have a copy of the presentation given by Assistant District Attorney Bruce Landgraf at the felony sentencing hearing of Kelly Rindfleisch, the former Deputy Chief of Staff to then-Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker.

I’m particularly fond of page 35 of Landgraf’s presentation, which highlights an email exchange […]

Local Wal-Mart workers plan Thanksgiving walkout

Iiiiiiiinnnnnteresting…. Several Milwaukee-area Walmart stores are among those where some employees plan to protest working on Thanksgiving – and other concerns – by walking off the job as the holiday shopping season begins this week, a union spokesman said Tuesday.

Marc Goumbri, an organizer with the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, said he […]