Campaigns 101: don’t forget the disclaimer!

This is a small thing, but Aaron Camp of The Prairie Badger first reported Republican State Assembly candidate Justin Moralez didn’t have the standard “Authorized/paid for by……” disclaimer on an “ad” he posted to his campaign’s YouTube channel. Republican state assembly candidate Justin Moralez, who is running against progressive patriot Christine Sinicki in the 20th [...]

seriously Hulsey? a chicken suit?

Well less then a day has gone by since State Rep Brett Hulsey has announced hes running for governor…and we now have this news

In a stop Tuesday in the Capitol press room, Hulsey told reporters he would challenge Democrat Mary Burke to debate him in each of Wisconsin’s 72 counties between now and the [...]

Worst State in America for black children has been declared, and it’s Wisconsin

This is absolutely shameful, and blame falls to Republicans and Democrats in Wisconsin. Black families pondering a move to the Midwest might want to read this, especially if they have young children. According to a national report, Wisconsin has been ranked the worst state in the country when it comes to racial disparities for children.

The Annie [...]

Wisconsin couple challenges state’s ban on same-sex marriage

This week a Milwaukee lesbian couple filed a lawsuit directly with the Wisconsin Supreme Court in an effort to invalidate Wisconsin’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. According to the suit, Katherine Halopka-Ivery tried to transfer ownership of real estate in her name to the couple and Milwaukee County register of deeds officials refused to record [...]

Texas Republicans form “Boats ‘N Hoes” PAC

Stay classy, Texas Republicans!

Image courtesy Houston Chronicle

The Party of Lincoln?

I imagine some of you caught Bill Lueders’ article about the retirement of State Senator Dale Schultz (R – Richland Center) that was published yesterday at Urban Milwaukee titled ‘Say Goodbye to the Party of Lincoln’. Part of the article relates the story about the resolution passed at the Wisconsin Republican Party’s 6th Congressional District [...]

EMILY’s List puts Kelly Westlund “On the List”

From my email inbox comes news EMILY’s List has placed Democratic Congressional candidate Kelly Westlund, who’s running against “Struggling” Sean Duffy, “On the List.” Today EMILY’s List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, put Wisconsin’s Seventh Congressional District candidate Kelly Westlund “On the List.”

“On the List” is a way to make sure [...]

Wisconsin hunting group to vote on proposal to allow swan hunting in Wisconsin


A proposal to allow the hunting of tundra swans, along with a rule to allow hunters to retrieve hound dogs on private property without landowner permission, are shaping up as two of the most controversial questions before state outdoors users Monday.

The annual meetings of the Wisconsin Conservation Congress (WCC) — held simultaneously in [...]

Scott Walker’s administration outsources highway sign maintenance to company in Georgia

Why does it not surprise me that Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s administration would outsource highway sign maintenance to a company based in Georgia? The state has entered into a new contract to maintain the blue signs on highways that direct drivers to restaurants and gas stations near Wisconsin’s highways, and businesses that rely on that [...]

WI Republicans to consider measure to secede from U.S. at their yearly convention (UPDATED)

Boy, Republicans in Wisconsin sure aren’t afraid to bring the crazy…

To secede or not to secede.

That will be the question for Wisconsin Republicans at next month’s convention.

Earlier this month, the party’s Resolutions Committee voted in favor of a proposal that says the state party “supports legislation that upholds Wisconsin’s right, under extreme [...]

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