Many Wisconsin Progressives are extremely unhappy with the candidacy of Trek Executive, Mary Burke. Nary a day goes by without Facebook posts about Burke’s lack of a progressive outlook and Vinehout’s expected announcement.
Most recently a member of the Solidarity Sing-A-Long put up a post stating that “Burke is among the one percent” and “she [...]
Scott Walker had a bad week. Or course he is too self-absorbed to admit or possibly even acknowledge that things are not looking very good for the state of Wisconsin.
The latest jobs numbers are out from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, and they look pretty good…for the Democratic candidate for Governor. From June [...]
I am a little late getting this out…but from my inbox:
Alderman Zielinski joins janitors, community supporters in rally for good-paying jobs
Janitors in Milwaukee are joining a growing movement in the nation’s low-wage workforce, calling on the country’s richest corporations to create good jobs that can sustain local communities. Janitors will rally in front [...]
The special election for the 21st Assembly District can be the first look at the 2014 Legislative elections…so it is imperative that we elect a Democrat to fill the seat vacated by Mark Honadel.
So without hesitation, and I am sure no surprise to the readers of Blogging Blue, I endorse Emerge alum, Elizabeth Coppola [...]
The latest Marquette Poll shows that Ron Johnson’s approval rating is at a meager 28%. Johnson rode into office on a wave of anti-incumbent, anti-progress Tea Party voters in 2010. He defeated three-term Senator and progressive icon Russ Feingold in a stunning upset. Although Johnson was leading in the polls, many progressives and media figures [...]
Also from my email from our friends at the Coppola campaign:
We are less than one week away from, November 19th, Election Day in the 21st Assembly District and this weekend marks the start of our Get Out The Vote campaign for Elizabeth Coppola.
Can you join us this Saturday for our GOTV [...]
Sorry that this is so late…I meant to post it yesterday but mislaid it:
Get the Best Research on Vouchers
Efforts to shift public dollars from public schools to private voucher schools has momentum in our state and will likely have significant ramifications for professional educators.
Please join UWM’s Urban Studies Programs for the 7th [...]
I know that many of our readers can hardly wait the remaining week until Governor Scott Walker’s book, “Unintimidated: A Governor’s Story and a Nation’s Challenge,” is publicly released. If you don’t want your anticipation undone, don’t click this link to Bill Lueders’ (Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism) view of the book at Urban Milwaukee…but [...]
On Tuesday night, Chris Christie won a second term as New Jersey Governor by about 20 points over his Democratic challenger, just as most pundits predicted. Many attribute this blow-out victory to the fact that he is perceived as a moderate Republican who can get things done. The fact of the matter is that Christie [...]