Scott Walker’s flip-flop on outsourcing

Back in 2012, Gov. Scott Walker shared his thoughts about what he thought of President Barack Obama’s attacks on his GOP challenger, Mitt Romney, over the issue of outsourcing.

At the time, Walker made it clear that he felt President Obama was attacking Romney on outsourcing to distract voters from President Obama’s poor job performance, […]

SCOTUS Turn Their Own Decisions Into A Moving Target

Just days after opening a second front on the war on women, the Supreme Court of the United States back tracks on one of the alternatives they delineated in their Hobby Lobby decision. No really!

Birth Control Order Deepens Divide Among Justices

WASHINGTON — In a decision that drew an unusually fierce dissent from the […]

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 […]

Come on, Mouldy: do the right thing!

Odds are that State Senator Terry Moulton. ( R-Chippewa Falls) won’t have either the courage or integrity to stand up to his party’s leaders and vote against the budget today, but it won’t be for lack of encouragement from his constituents.

On Monday, June 17th, 30 people gathered across from Moulton’s business in Chippewa Falls, […]

Tell the President That Social Security IS NOT On the Table!

New stories today say President Obama is willing to negotiate cuts to the social safety net to resolve the sequestration issue:

These include the Social Security retirement program and Medicare and Medicaid healthcare programs for the elderly, disabled and poor that are becoming more expensive as a large segment of the U.S. population hits […]

Whither MKE Cnty: County Board Chair Marina Dimitrijevic Responds to Rep Sanfelippo

MILWAUKEE COUNTY BOARD CHAIRWOMAN DIMITRIJEVIC STATEMENT ON LRB 1340/2:

Milwaukee – Chairwoman Marina Dimitijevic has issued the following response after reviewing the latest version of bill LRB 1340/2.

We have just seen the bill draft for the first time today, and there are clearly new provisions in this version of the bill never before discussed. […]

Whither MKE Cnty: Sanfelippo reneges.

I have received a number of emails concerning State Representatve and former professional part time county supervisor Joe Sanfelippo’s reversal on allowing the county board to reform themselves. He has lined up a number of new co-sponsors including Milwaukee’s State Senator Lena Taylor and State Rep Dale Kooyenga (R – 14th).

Originally I thought […]

MIDDLE CLASS AMERICANS WIN THIS ROUND!

With Congress passing what is now officially called The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, the fiscal cliff crisis has been averted, while providing tax relief to nearly 98% of Americans, and predictably bringing stability to the markets when the bell rings tomorrow morning. However, the Bill is not without its critics; both progressive and […]

IS THE GOP’S IDEOLOGY TERMINALLY ILL?

With what can only be described as the historical re-election of our President this past November, “We the People,” have learned several things about our current electoral landscape, but perhaps nothing as dramatic as how this country has rejected the platform, agenda, and ideology of the Grand Old Party! While those within GOP ranks, and […]

ELECTION DAY! PRINCIPLE OR PREJUDICE?

On January 20′TH of 2009, President Barack Obama was sworn into office as the forty-fourth President of the United States. At that time, The Onion, an online satirical news outlet opined with the following headline: “Black Man Given Nation’s Worst Job.” How right they were! Prior to this President being sworn into office, the economy […]

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