Kleefisch Family Not Quite Feeling the Love

Undoubtedly it’s tough playing the role of a right wing ultra-conservative on the campaign stump and then having something quite the opposite be part of your real personal life. During the last gubernatorial campaign, Daniel Bice, in his No Quarter column in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, discussed just such a dichotomy in the family life [...]

Marquette Poll sample bias

This is from Jake’s Economic TA Funhouse blog.

Guv’s race still even, as “likely voters” =/= ALL voters

Yes, the numbers that were part of the Marquette Law School poll that came out today in Wisconsin for the governor’s race was shocking, and there is a reason why. Because it doesn’t reflect reality. Marquette’s definition [...]

A contrast: Mary Burke sold her home to help struggling families while Scott Walker has worked to create struggling families

Over at Monologues of Dissent, Heather posted an excellent piece highlighting the stark differences between Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke. ​I have worked with or known Mary Burke for 28 years. I am also a 25 year resident of Sun Prairie. Friends and family often ask me questions about Mary. They [...]

Center for Media and Democracy files IRS complaint against WI Club for Growth

On Monday the Center for Media and Democracy filed a complaint with the Internal Revenue Service requesting that agency strip the Wisconsin Club for Growth of its nonprofit status for spending millions of dollars to help Gov. Scott Walker and other Republicans during the recall elections here in Wisconsin. Here’s more about the complaint. According [...]

Brad Schimel says thank you with a “blah blah blah”

Seen on the website of Republican Attorney General candidate Brad Schimel:

And this man wants to be Attorney General.

Republican State Rep. Bill Kramer gets plea deal with reduced sexual assault charges from DA Brad Schimel’s office

(Pic by DINESH RAMDE — Associated Press)

After initially being charged with two felony counts of second-degree sexual assault, Republican State Rep. Bill Kramer (pictured, right) has agreed to plead no contest to reduced charges of two misdemeanor counts of fourth-degree sexual assault. In exchange for his plea, Rep. Kramer will get a receive leniency [...]

Freakin’ Halloweekend: Spotlight on The Have Nots (as X)

In anticipation of “Freakin’ Halloweekend” – coming Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 at the High Noon Saloon in Madison – we’re taking a moment to profile and interview some of the bands who will be donning musical costumes for the occasion. Please see the schedule below.

What band are you performing as for [...]

Freakin’ Halloweekend: Spotlight on No Class (As Motorhead!)

In anticipation of “Freakin’ Halloweekend” – coming Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 at the High Noon Saloon in Madison – we’re taking a moment to profile and interview some of the bands who will be donning musical costumes for the occasion. Please see the schedule below.

Q: What band are you performing as for [...]

Voting and Class Consciousness

Right wing (a.k.a. Tea Party) and Libertarian thinkers frequently say “Get the government off of my back, there are too many rules and regulations.” [RECENT NEWS FROM HUFFINGTON POST: Supreme Court Blocks Wisconsin Voter ID Law]

Why would this extreme conservative group suddenly insist on more regulations when it comes to the hoops [...]

Green Bay Alderman Chris Wery demands condemnation of Islamic groups from Muslim citizen

Earlier this week Heba Mohammad, a resident of the city of Green Bay, sent this email to Alderman Chris Wery, a Republican who represents Green Bay’s 8th Aldermanic district on the Green Bay Common Council.

As shown in the email, Mohammad clearly articulated a valid concern about the ability of some voters in Green [...]

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