Another Source for Information Wisconsin Voter ID Requirements

From the ACLU, another site of FAQs related to the Wisconsin Voter ID law, that as of now, will be in effect for the November 4th, 2014 general election. Click through to the link above!

Politifact: Pronounces Opposite Rulings On Basically Same Premise

This is just a little Sunday quickie related to two recent Politifact Wisconsin articles published in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

The first one rated Senator Chris Larson’s statement on the projected $1.8 billion shortfall in the as yet proposed 2015 – 2017 budget as FALSE.

On the day a Wisconsin Legislative Fiscal Bureau report [...]

Thursday Music: Little Feat: Dixie Chicken

With Bonnie Raitt and Emmylou Harris:

Recordings and Open Meeting Laws

There was a little article in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that went pretty much unnoticed and as far as I know, uncommented on. But apparently a gentleman from a more rural area of Southeastern Wisconsin had a fixation on how we all vote here in the big city of Milwaukee.

He likes to observe [...]

FAQs About WI Voter ID and November 4th

I already give the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel enough linkage here that they should be giving me a free subscription about now…but never mind about that…now I am adding one that goes to their page with FAQs about Voter ID and the November 4th general election in Wisconsin:

FAQs About Wisconsin Voter ID law

Another Unique Lie In The Sale of Wisconsin Government To The Highest Bidder!

This is just a subscript in a recent article about how poorly the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources had performed under the Walker Administration:

Walker and the Legislature also scaled back the power of state agencies by giving the governor authority to review and approve all regulations written by state agencies before they take [...]

Do Corporations Who Benefit From Tax Inversions Give Up Political Free Speech?

The Obama administration is starting to implement methods to deter US corporations from participating in tax inversions. Essentially buying foreign companies and moving their world headquarters off shore to avoid paying US taxes. You can read about it here!

It will be interesting to see how this plays out financially and politically. And will the [...]

Governor Walker Says Candidate Burke Should Fess Up On Jobs Plan

Considering the obfuscation and tap dancing around the issues we’ve seen from Governor Walker on the dubious goings on in his Milwaukee County Executive office, his various campaigns, and his activities as governor…I found it amusing that the Governor would suggest that candidate Burke fess up:

Asked if Burke should pull out of the [...]

Congress Passes ISIS Bill and Evacuates Washington!

In probably one of the worst decisions to come out of Washington since the decision to invade Iraq under President George W Bush, the Senate piled on and passed the bill to ‘train moderate Syrian rebels to fight ISIS’ that easily passed the House yesterday.

What an incredible waste of American resources…and many of [...]

What If We Do Nothing: ISIS and the Arab World

This op ed piece originally appeared in Wednesday’s New York Times and was reprinted this morning in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. I am going to copy it in its entirety here because I think it bears repeating. I hope the NYTimes will understand (the link to their original is above):

An existential struggle is taking [...]

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