Randy Bryce Announces Candidacy for 21st State Senate District

From the cloud comes news about a friend of ours:

MADISON – Today, active community member, veteran, and father Randy Bryce announced his candidacy for the 21st State Senate District in Wisconsin. A local ironworker, Randy is running to stop the partisan games, attacks on veterans and job creation failures in Madison.

“I have always [...]

Be Careful What You Wish For…

The saying essentially says, Be careful what you wish for, you just might get it!

And this may seem like piling on since Zach already published a piece about State Representative Brett Hulsey’s announcement that he will oppose Mary Burke for the Democratic ticket for Wisconsin Governor.

So now what does the party purist, anti-Burke [...]

Thursday Music: John Mayall: Oh Pretty Woman

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The Party of Lincoln?

I imagine some of you caught Bill Lueders’ article about the retirement of State Senator Dale Schultz (R – Richland Center) that was published yesterday at Urban Milwaukee titled ‘Say Goodbye to the Party of Lincoln’. Part of the article relates the story about the resolution passed at the Wisconsin Republican Party’s 6th Congressional District [...]

Why Don’t We Vote?

These two photos are Afghans waiting to vote despite the threats of death from the Taliban.

Yet we had an election here in Wisconsin on April 1st when only 9.3% of the electorate bothered to show up. And no body was threatening their lives if they did so. So they got to decide [...]

Governor Walker Wants To Continue The Tuition Freeze at UW

Gov. Scott Walker on Friday proposed freezing the University of Wisconsin System tuition for another two years, adding on to a similar hard cap enacted last year.

That should give him just about enough time to finish his degree…we wouldn’t want him saddled with thousands in student debt going into the 2016 Presidential election cycle!

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Sen. Glenn Grothman Caught Shopping for His Carpet Bag!

Here’s the lead into the story:

Sen. Glenn Grothman (R-West Bend) announced Thursday he will challenge longtime Republican congressman Tom Petri in the 6th Congressional District.

It seems that long term Representative Tom Petri (R-Too Close To The Middle) has drawn enough tea party ire to attract the likes of Sen. Grothman. The Senator’s explanation [...]

That Didn’t Take Long: Supervisor Bowen to Run for Rep. Pasch’s Seat.

Just a day after Representative Sandy Pasch’s announcement that she will not seek re-election from the Wisconsin 10th Assembly District, County Supervisor David Bowen throws his hat squarely into the ring.

I don’t think he’ll be the only candidate…seats without incumbents are magnets for political figures wanting to move up and there is no reason [...]

Rep. Sandy Pasch Is Not Running For Re-election.

Most of you have probably heard or read about State Representative Sandy Pasch’s decision to not run for re-election.

This is a real disappointment to me and I am sure many of the progressives in Wisconsin. Rep. Pasch is one of the most active, effective, consistent and articulate progressive members of the Wisconsin State [...]

Dissimulation on County Board Referendum Right Down To The Wire

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is taking the lies and obfuscations about the Act 14 required referendum on Milwaukee County Board pay and benefits right down to the wire. In a front page article in their March 31, 2014 print edition, they continue the nonsense about cutting supervisor’s pay by half will result in a part [...]

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