I am an architecture nut and love the work of Alexander Eschweiler. And it’s a sin that the county allowed the buildings on the county grounds to deteriorate to the point that it is economically unfeasible to restore them to contemporary use.
But that’s not where I am going with this. If Innovation Park is [...]
This isn’t a serious political point today…just a quick hit on something from the party of family values that struck my funny bone. The quote is from Yahoo (emphasis added):
Husband-and-wife team Reps. Connie Mack, R-Fla., and Mary Bono Mack, R-Calif., got some bad news on November 6. Both lost their elections and are now [...]
According to estimates released by Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s Department of Workforce Development, Wisconsin lost 7,500 jobs in October.
So much for Walker’s “tools” creating jobs.
Isn’t there just a bit of irony apparent when the Republican Party, who just a year or two ago was putting forth legislation to enshrine English as the Official Language, cheered when New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez emphasized several ‘key points’ in her speech at the GOP convention by repeating them in Spanish?
According to a report from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Cenveo Inc. will close its envelope plant in Kenosha by October 19, resulting in the permanent loss of 103 jobs. “The closure of this facility will be permanent, and the entire manufacturing plant will be closed,” the company said in a filing with the state Department [...]
For two rich fully starched white guys, they can’t afford more than one tie and one jacket between them?
Ryan and Romney in Norfolk (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Over at Ann Althouse’s blog, her commenters are working overtime to attack the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), as noted by Jesse Taylor of Wonkette.
Here’s what Althouse commenter “CommonHandle” had to say about the SPLC and Wade Michael Page: I find it a bit creepy that SPLC defines its “intelligence project” as following around [...]
Nou doubt those gift cards being given out by a conservative anti-equality group helped… The conservative Madison-based Wisconsin Family Council marketed the event through social media over the last week and drove six of its staff Wednesday to the Racine franchise in the Regency Mall – the only Chick-fil-A in Wisconsin – to hand out [...]
…Republican Gov. Scott Walker giving a speech on education reform at Harvard University. Gov. Scott Walker is scheduled to make a speech Thursday about education reform at a Harvard University conference, according to a news release.
The conference, Learning from improving school systems at home and abroad: International and U.S. state trend lines in student [...]
You absolutely have to watch Matt Taibbi explains how the ongoing LIBOR rate-fixing scandal is tantamount to the biggest insider trading scheme we could ever imagine.
As Taibbi noted, average folks like you and I are affected by the LIBOR rate-fixing scandal because local governments tend to lose money when LIBOR rates are [...]