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Martha Laning: My Story (VIDEO)

I found this on YouTube and I thought it was worth sharing for those of you who might still be undecided about which candidate to support in the race to become the next Chair of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin.

VIDEO: Rep. Hakeem Jeffries dismantles Sheriff David Clarke on police reform & equal protection

During a recent appearance by Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on police reform, Democratic Rep. Hakeem Jeffries confronted Sheriff Clarke over the blue wall of silence, the need for equal protection under the law for everyone and the unjust death of Eric Garner.

Considering how little Sheriff Clarke’s […]

VIDEO: 8th Aldermanic district candidate Justin Bielinski calls Bob Donovan’s public safety plan into question

Yesterday 8th Aldermanic district candidate Justin Bielinski appeared on CBS 58 to call into question Ald. Bob Donovan’s public safety plan. Ald. Donovan’s recently released plan would cost $15-$20 million annually to hire 300 to 400 new Milwaukee Police officers, and Bielinski questioned the feasibility of Ald. Donovan’s plan, mainly because of money. Bielinski was […]

Scott Walker exposes himself as being full of crap on foreign policy (VIDEO)

During an appearance on Face The Nation, host Bob Schieffer asked Gov. Scott Walker what his foreign policy credentials were, and GOv. Walker’s answer was revealing – as in revealing that he’s full of crap. Well, I think as a governor, it’s really ultimately about leadership. To me, in my lifetime, one of the best […]

R.I.P. BB King

Here’s BB King performing “The Thrill is Gone” at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1993.

Russ Feingold is running for U.S. Senate in 2016! (VIDEO)

Oh hell yes!

To learn more about Russ Feingold and his campaign, you can visit his campaign website.

Redacted Tonight: New Jersey Just Sold Their Water Systems To Corporations & No One Noticed!

Earlier this year, Republican Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey signed a law that would allow for fast-tracking the privatization of many public water systems in New Jersey. The bill removed the public vote requirement to sell water systems throughout the state under “emergency conditions” that many of New Jersey’s public water systems already meet.

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Sen. Bernie Sanders explains what it will take to get the “Hillary wing” of Democratic Party to pay attention to a populist message

During a recent interview with Bill Moyers, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders explained what he thinks it will take to get the “Hillary wing of the Democratic party” to pay attention to the power of a populist message.

Brave New Films: Racism Is Real

Given the protesting taking place in Baltimore right now, I thought this was worth sharing.

If you’re interested, you can click here to sign Brave New Films’ pledge to fight racism.

Watch: President Obama’s full remarks at the White House Correspondents Dinner

I know this isn’t serious politics, but it was too funny not to share.

Here are the full remarks by President Barack Obama at this year’s White House Correspondents Dinner.