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 [...]

Milwaukee County to release more John Doe emails

Hold on tight…its gonna be a fun Tuesday:

Milwaukee County officials are planning to release thousands of emails prosecutors collected during the first secret investigation into Gov. Scott Walker’s former aides and associates when he was county executive

A spokesman for Chris Abele, the county’s current executive, says Abele’s office will make nearly 16,000 emails [...]

What The White House Wants To Tell You About Ebola

From my email inbox: An Ebola update from President Obama

Today, President Obama spoke to the nation about Ebola — how the Administration is responding, and what you should know.

The Ebola virus is a public health and national security priority, and the President has directed the Administration to continue to take aggressive measures at [...]

The White House Feeds Into the Ebola Hysteria With A Czar

Kow towing to the stench of hysteria on Capitol Hill, President Obama today appointed an Ebola Czar. Really?? He’s a well respected medico well versed in exotic and infectious diseases, right? Well no, not exactly. He’s a ‘respected’ bureaucrat with ties to the White House…no really!

In his White House briefing Friday, press secretary [...]

Progressive Democrats of America Endorse Rockwood

From my pesky in box…sorry Chris…this almost got lost in the 80 emails I get each day begging for money:

Wauwatosa – The national organization of Progressive Democrats of America has officially endorsed Chris Rockwood’s campaign to become the United States Representative to Wisconsin’s 5th Congressional District.

According to its mission statement, Progressive Democrats [...]

Ebola: Ask the GOP Where the Hell the Surgeon General Is

Today President Obama fed into the national hysteria surrounding the Ebola virus by appointing a bureaucrat to the inventive pseudo-post of Ebola-czar. But shouldn’t we have an experienced medico at the helm. Maybe get someone involved…like maybe the SURGEON GENERAL?

So where the hell is the Surgeon General? Well apparently we don’t have one because [...]

Freakin’ Halloweekend: Spotlight on The Bobby McGees

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 [...]

Bolivia’s blooming socialist economy

This is worth a read… The socialist Evo Morales, who yesterday was re-elected to serve a third term as president of Bolivia, has long been cast as a figure of fun by the media in the global north. Much like the now deceased Hugo Chávez, Morales is often depicted as a buffoonish populist whose flamboyant [...]

Blogging Blue’s “14 in ’14”

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