Home run king Hank Aaron ( sorry Barry Bonds, but Hank will always be my home run king ) came under fire recently for saying that racism is alive and well in America. At an event marking the 40th anniversary of his record breaking 715th home run Aaron told USA Today, in apparent reference to [...]
If the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe in northern Minnesota can afford to raise the minimum wage at all of their businesses and enterprises, you would think everyone can. Read all about it here.
C’mon McDonald’s, Wal-Mart, Menards, etc. You’re gonna tell us you can’t afford it? Puhleeeeeze.
Next door in Minnesota a heated debate is brewing about legalizing medical marijuana. Democratic Governor Mark Dayton has said he’ll sign a medical marijuana bill, but only if the state’s top law enforcement officials will get behind it. But they won’t.
So second term State Rep. Carly Melin (D-Hibbing) is doing what someone should have [...]
Though news of the massive rally in North Carolina on February 8th ( organized by the HKonJ coalition, the folks who brought us last years ” Moral Mondays ” protests), barely registered a blip on the national media radar, it had a quite an impact on folks in Wisconsin’s Chippewa Valley.
After several core group [...]
It was reported late last year that Gogebic Taconite president Bill Williams had lost his last appeal to have charges of environmental destruction dismissed, though it was unclear then that Spanish officials would follow through with an indictment. It’s clear now.
Former Iron County district attorney Tony Stella has the details.
While I realize [...]
I live over 325 miles northwest of Milwaukee and don’t read Dan Bice’s column all that often, but I notice that the blurb under the title of his ” No Quarter Blog ” reads, “Daniel Bice, the Journal Sentinel’s watchdog columnist, holds politicians and the powerful accountable ” Is that so?
Then someone please tell [...]
David Blaska, former Tommy Thompson press secretary and the angry, little red pimple on the ass of Wisconsin’s progressive community, just can’t pass up an opportunity to skewer all things “libral”. His most recent target: homeless people and the Occupy Madison folks who want to help them.
In his ” Blaska’s Bring It “blog he’s [...]
The passing of Pete Seeger earlier this week prompted tributes from around the globe, though none anymore heartfelt than Matt Rothschild’s over at the Progressive magazine. Rest in peace, Pete.