Gov. Walker: drug testing the poor is “about compassion”

Speaking at a campaign event on Monday, Gov. Scott Walker defended his proposal to require recipients of public benefits to submit to drug testing as being “about compassion.” Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Monday defended his proposal to require drug tests of people seeking unemployment assistance and food stamps by saying it was an act [...]

Dan Sebring supporter wants to see Gwen Moore face a firing squad

Earlier today Republican Congressional candidate Dan Sebring posted this to his campaign’s Facebook page:

Among the comments found regarding Sebring’s post was this comment from a Sebring supporter who wants to see Rep. Gwen Moore “face a firing squad.”

K-Man Eastburn Personally, I would rather see her face a firing squad.

Not surprisingly, Sebring [...]

#TBT – Scott Walker’s indecent tweet on 09/11/10

It goes without saying that September 11 is a solemn day for many here in the United States, however then-gubernatorial candidate Scott Walker marked the ninth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks that brought down the World Trade Center buildings in New York City with this tweet:

Look @ the liberal union rally [...]

VIDEO: Fox News’ Steve Doocy makes a funny about domestic violence!

Watch as Steve Doocy and the rest of the Fox & Friends crew joke about how the message to take away from NFL player Ray Rice’s brutal assault on his then-fiance is that she should learn to “take the stairs.”

Republican State Rep. Scott Krug threatens to sue blogger for libel

As reported by Jessica VanEgeren of the CapTimes, Republican State Rep. Scott Krug is threatening to sue blogger Michael Leon of MAL Contends after Krug’s feelings were hurt by by a piece Leon wrote regarding efforts by Rep. Krug to support a proposed confined animal feeding operation, or CAFO, that will have at least 1,000 [...]

Virginia sheriff’s deputy shoots his daughter while she snuck into her own home

But remember, according to the National Rifle Association “we need more guns!” A Virginia deputy sheriff shot his 16-year-old daughter after mistaking her for an intruder, then crashed his car as he rushed her to the hospital, authorities said.

The teenager was in stable condition at a Winchester hospital, according to media reports.

Capt. Donnie [...]

Sheriff (David Clarke) who cut half of Milwaukee County Sheriff’s deputies attempts to lecture Tom Barrett on policing

Considering Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke has seen the number of deputies employed by the Sheriff’s Office halved since he took office, he’s got some nerve attempting to lecture Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett on the need for more police officers on Milwaukee’s streets. The Sheriff called for the hiring of up to 500 more officers [...]

Dumb, Dumber and Dumberest

Move over Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels: there’s a new kid in town.

In an op-ed published over the weekend in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, U.S. Senator Ron Johnson ( R-Knucklehead) remarks that his ridiculous Obamacare lawsuit was dismissed on the legal technicality, (the legal technicality, he says), of ” standing “. Johnson seems to [...]

House Republicans vote to sue President Obama

Republicans really are a wacky bunch… The U.S. House of Representatives voted 225 to 201 on Wednesday to authorize Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) to sue President Barack Obama and others in his administration for failure to fully implement the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare. Ironically, all of [...]

Energy Independence? Bull*lone*y!

One of my post election predictions is that President Obama will approve the Keystone XL pipeline on or after November 5, 2104.

It just seems to fit with the current oil trends in the US:

U.S. Crude Oil Exports Hit a 15-Year Monthly High:

The United States exported 268,000 barrels of crude oil a [...]

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