Of course Scott Walker won’t promise to serve out a full second term…

Considering the difficulty he’s had in fulfilling his promise to create 250,000 jobs in Wisconsin during his first term in office, it’s not surprising Republican Gov. Scott Walker is refusing to promise to serve out a full second term if he’s reelected. A day after he formally announced his re-election bid, Gov. Scott Walker declined [...]

Wisconsin couple challenges state’s ban on same-sex marriage

This week a Milwaukee lesbian couple filed a lawsuit directly with the Wisconsin Supreme Court in an effort to invalidate Wisconsin’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. According to the suit, Katherine Halopka-Ivery tried to transfer ownership of real estate in her name to the couple and Milwaukee County register of deeds officials refused to record [...]

VIDEO: Watch as guest on Hannity show calls Al Sharpton a “retard”

During a recent appearance by Gavin McInnes on the Hannity show, McInnes called Rev. Al Sharpton a “retard” and mocked Sharpton while acting as if he (McInnes) had Down Syndrome.

Watch for yourselves.

April 21 – Drinking Liberally Milwaukee

From my email inbox comes news of April’s meeting of Drinking Liberally MKE. Greetings and Salutations!

I’m happy to announce that State Representative Mandela Barnes will be joining us to talk about all the terrible things going on in state government–and most importantly, what we can do to stop it!

Come on out for good [...]

Texas Republicans form “Boats ‘N Hoes” PAC

Stay classy, Texas Republicans!

Image courtesy Houston Chronicle

My thoughts on the sale of the Milwaukee Bucks

My thoughts on the sale of the Milwaukee Bucks to two New York-based hedge fund billionaires, as best summed up by Randy Bryce.

EMILY’s List puts Kelly Westlund “On the List”

From my email inbox comes news EMILY’s List has placed Democratic Congressional candidate Kelly Westlund, who’s running against “Struggling” Sean Duffy, “On the List.” Today EMILY’s List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, put Wisconsin’s Seventh Congressional District candidate Kelly Westlund “On the List.”

“On the List” is a way to make sure [...]

Scott Walker – Intimidated

Once again The Worley Dervish nails it.

Walker announces reelection bid protected as usual from the teeming hordes http://t.co/G3Xns9o7q7 #wipolitics pic.twitter.com/jxz8VXSLO4

— Worley Dervish (@WorleyDervish) April 16, 2014

I’d love to hear someone from Gov. Walker’s reelection campaign explain why he can’t be bothered to hold any public events to announce his reelection campaign, [...]

Caption This – Bill Kramer Edition

Caption this photo of Republican State Rep. Bill Kramer making his first court appearance on allegations of sexual assault.

(Pic by DINESH RAMDE — Associated Press)

Wisconsin hunting group to vote on proposal to allow swan hunting in Wisconsin

WTF?!?!?!?

A proposal to allow the hunting of tundra swans, along with a rule to allow hunters to retrieve hound dogs on private property without landowner permission, are shaping up as two of the most controversial questions before state outdoors users Monday.

The annual meetings of the Wisconsin Conservation Congress (WCC) — held simultaneously in [...]

Blogging Blue’s “14 in ’14″

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