Veterans Day

Honor a veteran today.

After all, it’s the service and sacrifice of our nation’s veterans that we’re able to enjoy the freedoms we have here in the United States.

Progressive Democrats of America Endorse Rockwood

From my pesky in box…sorry Chris…this almost got lost in the 80 emails I get each day begging for money:

Wauwatosa – The national organization of Progressive Democrats of America has officially endorsed Chris Rockwood’s campaign to become the United States Representative to Wisconsin’s 5th Congressional District.

According to its mission statement, Progressive Democrats […]

Drinking Liberally MKE – 10/20/14 @ 7:00 p.m.

From my email inbox comes news of the next meeting of Milwaukee’s Drinking Liberally. This month we welcome two new visitors to Drinking Liberally! Boyd McCamish, executive director for AFSCME, and Shanon Molina, the GOTV muscle for the organization, will be joining us to talk about the county budget and getting out the vote in […]

“NoVouchers” group forms to stop expansion of taxpayer-funded vouchers for private schools in ruralNorthern Wisconsin

On Monday a grassroots coalition calling itself “NoVouchers” announced its volunteer members will be working to stop the expansion of taxpayer-funded vouchers for private schools in rural communities in Northern Wisconsin.

“Our group calculated that the cost of funding vouchers for private school students just in Merrill, Wausau, Green Bay and Eau Claire could cost […]

Citizen Advocates for Public Education to host Fall Education Forum

On Thursday, October 9 Citizen Advocates for Public Education (CAPE) will be hosting its first Fall Education Forum to educate voters on candidates’ views prior to the November elections.

Here’s some details on the event, and to learn more about Citizen Advocates for Public Education, check out their website or their Facebook page.

On October […]

Coming Friday, September 26: the film Pay 2 Play

From my email inbox comes news of the opening on Friday, September 26 of the film Pay 2 Play, directed by John Wellington Ennis, at the Sundance Theater in Madison. The film features several prominent progressive Wisconsinites including John Nichols, Mike McCabe and Mary Bottari, and it looks at the corrupting influence of money in […]

Meet Chris Rockwood in Greendale on September 14

From my email inbox comes news of this upcoming opportunity to meet Chris Rockwood, the Democrat challenging incumbent Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner in the 5th Congressional district. This Sunday, September 14 I want you to come meet a friend of mine. Chris Rockwood is running for Congress in the 5th District against Rep. Sensenbrenner.

Laborfest 2014

From my email inbox comes news of Laborfest 2014.

Laborfest Milwaukee, the only festival on the Summerfest Grounds free and open to the public. 11am Parade beginning at Zeidler Square Memorial Park Laborfest 12pm-5pm Summerfest Grounds

Organized by volunteers from local labor unions and affiliates and supported by area businesses and nonprofits, this year […]

Taking a break from the blog

Just a quick note to let you all know that beginning tomorrow I’ll be taking a break from the blog to deal with a medical procedure I’m having done.

I hope to be back sometime next week depending on how I feel, and I hope that in the meantime Ed, Jay, Steve, and the rest […]

County Executive Abele to hold two budget town hall meetings

From my email inbox comes news of two upcoming town hall meetings being held by Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele to discuss his proposed budget for 2015. Here are the details of the two town hall meetings: Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele invites the community to two town hall meetings on his 2015 Proposed Budget. […]

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