Polls, Democracy and Right To Work:

Over the past several days a number of proponents of the Right to Work legislation currently sailing through the Wisconsin legislature have been touting polling figures provided by the Wisconsin Policy Research Institute. As a matter of fact, Mike Nichols, the president of WPRI was touting them just this morning in his op-ed piece in […]

A Profound Disconnect

As noted by long time Blogging Blue commenter CJ McD, Mike Tate wasn’t the only DPW official raising money while rank and file union members were protesting right to work at the Capitol building in Madison.

Nation Consulting Senior Associate Jason Rae, a candidate for DPW Chair, held a fundraiser at the Hotel Metro in […]

VIDEO: Scott Walker compares peaceful labor protesters to ISIS terrorists

While addressing attendees of the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday, Gov. Scott Walker was asked by an audience member to explain how he’d deal with the threat of the ISIS if he were elected president. Walker started his response by noting he receives FBI threat briefings from his adjutant general before pivoting and asserting […]

While activists protest right to work in the Capitol, Mike Tate raises money

I think this blog post sums up why so many progressive activists in Wisconsin are so fed up with Mike Tate and the Democratic Party of Wisconsin. Wisconsin is in danger of becoming the 25th “right to work” state by early March, with hearings held today, a Senate vote coming later in the week, an […]

Elmbrook School District faces $1.5 million budget shortfall thanks to Gov. Walker’s budget

According to a report in BrookfieldNOW, the Elmbrook School District in Waukesha County faces a $1.5 million budget shortfall for the 2015-16 school year thanks to cuts in state aid in Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed biennial budget. During annual calculations to prepare its 2015-16 school year budget, the Elmbrook School District anticipated a $75 increase […]

Two Questions for Proponents of Right to Work?

Supporters of the onerous and misnamed Right to Work legislation being rushed through the legislature in extraordinary session…keep touting how this will convince businesses to move to Wisconsin. This has come from everyone from Senator Fitzgerald to Senator Nass to the Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce. It’s been said so many times they hope we accept […]

Republicans Afraid Of Their Own Actions

Before today’s committee hearing on the misnamed Right to Work Legislation, Senate Labor Committee Chair Senator Steve Nass stated that they had to hurry up to pass the bill to avoid a confrontation with the people:

Nass told the committee that it was essential to move quickly on right-to-work legislation to avoid the sustained protest […]

Information on the State Senate’s public hearing on right to work proposal

If you’re planning a trip to the State Capitol tomorrow, here’s information on the State Senate’s public hearing on the Republican right to work proposal.

Some thoughts on three of the candidates for DPW Chair

Yesterday three of the four announced candidates for Democratic Party of Wisconsin (DPW) Chair – Jason Rae, Jeff Smith, and Joe Wineke – came together at Camp Bar in Shorewood to speak to Democrats and share their ideas on how they’d move the Democratic Party of Wisconsin forward if elected to succeed Mike Tate as […]

“Democrat” Dan Adams badmouths possibility of 2016 Senate run by Russ Feingold (VIDEO)

UPDATE: After posting the original piece, I was contacted by someone with knowledge of Chris Abele’s intentions, and it was made clear Chris Abele has absolutely no intentions of running for the United States Senate in 2016.

During a February 22 appearance on Sunday Insight with Charlie Sykes, Democrat (seemingly in the loosest definition of […]

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