Charting a New Course on Cuba

From the email today:

Yesterday, after more than 50 years, we began to change America’s relationship with the people of Cuba.

We are recognizing the struggle and sacrifice of the Cuban people, both in the U.S. and in Cuba, and ending an outdated approach that has failed to advance U.S. interests for decades. In doing […]

Serving Wisconsin: Retiring Senators Offer Wisdom From Senator Vinehout

This email missive from State Senator Kathleen Vinehout arrived in my in box yesterday. It’s a little wisdom and maybe a bit of foreboding about our future under the dome in Madison. But as we turn another page on politics in Wisconsin, I thought it worth sharing with you!

“There is a yearning outside the […]

DPW Chair Mike Tate Wants To Hear From You!

From the inbox comes this missive from the Democratic Party of Wisconsin’s Chairman, Mike Tate:

Thanks for your membership in the Democratic Party of Wisconsin and your work on behalf of Democratic candidates this fall. Even though the midterm elections were hard on Democrats in Wisconsin and around the country, we should all be proud […]

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.

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