What follows is a guest blog by the former Communications Director of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin. Ed Garvey and Charlie Sykes make a perfect match, since they both are hideous liars.
That Sykes is a liar need not be debated in this space at any length. Just ask the nun who caught him making [...]
This op-ed, written by Duane Dubey, a regular commenter here at Blogging Blue, was originally posted at LaCrosseTribune.com In November, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington filed a request with the Internal Revenue Service “to investigate the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops for engaging in prohibited political activity in violation of its protected tax [...]
From my email inbox comes this account of one Wisconsin family’s experience with Planned Parenthood. Two young adults walk into a Planned Parenthood near suburban Milwaukee in 2007. Faced with new realities about their future together, the young couple came that day to ask for help in a time of great need.
Neither one of [...]
Dear State Journal Editor –
I attended the Mining Commission Hearing on Wednesday in Madison – hours away from the communities this bill will affect directly. Lest we forget though, this bill sets new mining rules for the whole state moving forward; it could be any of our backyards at some point. I had questions [...]
The following is an op-ed written by Duane Dubey, who comments here as Duane 12. This was originally published in the La Crosse Tribune. Recently my congressional district was changed from the 3rd District with Ron Kind as my representative to the 7th District with Sean Duffy.
As a voting citizen of the 3rd District [...]
October 25, 2012
End the Nightmare Now
It’s a scary time of year, isn’t it? I don’t just mean the ghouls and goblins of Halloween. The dire state of public education in Wisconsin is more frightening than any costume you’ll see this weekend.
Last week, the Department of Public Instruction released numbers showing that almost [...]
Is Time Warner Cable hurting our local democracy?
Why does Time Warner Cable turn away advertising sales from small advertisers? My name is Jessie Read and I am running for a local political office – Waukesha County Clerk. I have a TV ad already produced and I wanted to run it on a few spots [...]
We have a critical primary election facing our 12th State Senate District on August 14th. The most important question we have to ask ourselves now is which candidate is most qualified to represent the people of the 12th State Senate District in the Wisconsin legislature. As your State Senator, I pledge to make the following [...]
My name is Lisa Theo and I am running for Wisconsin’s 12th State Senate District. After watching legislators and bureaucrats in Madison put their needs ahead of the priorities and values of the citizens of Wisconsin, I decided to run for senate. My diverse background makes me the most qualified person to represent all of [...]
The following is a guest blog written by Jenni Dye. In the past year, I’ve shared a lot of my thoughts about Wisconsin politics in bursts of 140 characters or less via my alter ego, @legaleagle. But some things are too important to sum up in so few words – like why I am strongly [...]