Here’s Republican State Sen. Glenn Grothman paying more attention to his cell phone than he did to concerned citizens who showed up to testify at the Joint Finance Committee’s public hearing at Greendale High School yesterday.
H/T to Shaina Solidarity for the photo.
In an recent interview with NPR, former NRA lobbyist Dudley Brown, who also happens to be the founder of the organization Rocky Mountain Gun Owners, compared deer hunting season with election season, when gun owners would be free to “hunt Democrats.” Brown complains universal background checks are just a step towards identifying gun owners so [...]
Listen as Republican Rep. Don Young of Alaska refers to the workers his father employed on the family ranch as “wetbacks.”
In a statement released following his racist remarks, Rep. Young stated he “meant no disrespect” when he used a racial epithet to refer to latinos. “During a sit down interview with Ketchikan Public [...]
Walker, Tosa Ranger
I have never said that Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is stupid. I have often complained that he makes bad decisions that have tremendous negative effects on the people he is supposed to represent (we’re number 42!), but he is doing it the smart way. That is, he has become the Platonic [...]
Speaker of the House, John Boehner continues to hold the line on the policies and positions that helped the GOP lose the election in 2012…saying it wasn’t the policies that the party espouses that are the problem…but the candidates and personalities that the party chose for their ticket! Huh? Isn’t the golden boy of austerity [...]
But clearly voucher schools are the answer to all that ails our state’s education system! Three private schools in Milwaukee continued to receive taxpayer money through the voucher program after losing their accreditation, under a loophole in state law that requires such schools to obtain that official approval but not maintain it.
Reports and records [...]
Watch as House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan explains how he’s “not going to give up on destroying the health care system for the American people.”
With his House budget released today, Rep Paul Ryan repeated all of the goomziama that he spread around the last two budgets…ideas on social safety net items that he ran on and was soundly defeated by President Obama and VP Joe Biden.
Rep Ryan…please note…the AMERICAN PEOPLE disavowed your policies…say goodnight Gracie!
And from [...]
As first reported by Jud Lounsbury of Uppity Wisconsin, right-wing talk radio squawker Jerry Bader thinks he’s a comedian: “How is chess like real life? It’s better to be white and there’s only one woman in the room and she get’s to do whatever she wants. (belly laughs).”
You can listen for yourself if you’d [...]
As reported by the Madison CapTimes, Republican State Sen. Tom Tiffany, the main “author” of the controversial mining bill that was passed this week by the Republican Majority in the State Senate, admitted that it was the Legislature’s intent to allow the proposed iron mine to have an adverse effect on the environment, so that [...]