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 [...]
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 [...]
CVS Caremark announced plans to eliminate the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products by October 1, 2014. I have to applaud them for doing so but wonder why it’s going to take so long.
But this is something that I have been advocating for some time. I don’t think I’ve written it here before [...]
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.
Marijuana legalization took a step forward in New Hampshire this week. The State Assembly voted 170-162 in favor of legalizing up to one ounce of pot for adults over 21 years of age. This is a huge step forward to see that state representatives are now becoming more receptive to the will of the people [...]
After the hostilities and arrests and mistreatment of Wisconsin citizens under the dome in the Capitol Rotunda this past year…over citizens exercising their Constitutional rights to free speech and free association, whoda thunk that the Governor was such a protector of the right to Free Speech. I bet it’s a big surprise to the Solidarity [...]
I just logged on to find an email missive from the White House suggesting that we all join the President for a moment of silence to honor those who lost their lives at Newtown a year ago.
How about passing meaningful gun control legislation instead of empty formalities? How about at least having universal [...]