Scott Walker Can’t Govern

We are all aware that Governor Scott Walker has rammed through tea party legislation with an unflagging zeal. And we know that he can stay focused on topic when giving his scripted speeches to hand picked audiences in closed to the public private venues. But very little has been said about his actual governing. But [...]

Latest Job Numbers Are a Boost for the Democrats in 2014, But Not for the People of Wisconsin

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 [...]

Ron Johnson’s Approval Rating at 28%

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 [...]

Polling Gives Democrats Several Angles

The recent polling out of Marquette University should give hope to those who want to oust Scott Walker in 2014. The polling is about two weeks old and shows that the race is a statistical tie. Mary Burke, the only declared candidate, polls at 45% compared to Walker’s 47%.

Just days after Burke declared that [...]

Wisconsin Voter Fraud and Voter ID

I would like to thank long time reader and active commenter, forgotmyscreenname, for providing a link to the recent Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article about recent charges brought against 10 area residents for voter fraud. After having read the article, I wanted to follow up with a few comments here.

Over the past decade, our Republican [...]

House Speaker John Boehner Throws Representative Paul Ryan Under the Bus or Not?

Speaker of the House, John Boehner continues to hold the line on the policies and positions that helped the GOP lose the election in 2012…saying it wasn’t the policies that the party espouses that are the problem…but the candidates and personalities that the party chose for their ticket! Huh? Isn’t the golden boy of austerity [...]

Shocking News: Turns out Mitt Wasn’t Fit (HUMOR AND SATIRE)

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CALIFORNIA: Former Presidential hopeful and former Governor of Massachusetts Mitt Romney has reportedly been rushed to a mental health facility (conveniently located just five minutes outside of La Jolla, California) earlier this morning! According to sources close to the Romney family, the former Governor and his wife Ann were uttering their bedtime [...]

McConnell Brags About Filibuster ‘Reform’ Bill

From DonkeyHotey at Flikr

As reported by my colleague, Nathaniel Downes here at Addicting Info, the Senate passed a filibuster reform bill last Thursday receiving mixed reviews by both conservatives and progressives alike. According to The Heritage Foundation:

Reid envisions a Senate that procedurally mirrors the House of Representatives, not the Senatorial saucer where [...]

THE GREAT REPUBLICAN LIE-THAT THEY REALLY CARE ABOUT THE ECONOMY

Upon the conclusion of the fiscal cliff debacle, President Obama in his speech to the country clearly conveyed his refusal to negotiate with the GOP over the debt-ceiling, allowing their party to “use it as a bargaining chip.” Furthermore, he reiterated a point he has made throughout his campaign for re-election, telling the GOP that [...]

Whither MKE Cnty: I Suggest New Chats with the Chair!

Milwaukee County Board Chair Marina Dimitrijevic’s tour of Milwaukee county via her Chats with the Chair is a breath of fresh air for county residents. Instead of hiding in the moated community that is the County Courthouse like her predecessor, Chairwoman Dimitrijevic gave county residents a chance to meet her and hear her concerns about [...]

Blogging Blue’s “14 in ’14″

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