And here’s GOP Chairman Reince Priebus admitting the state Republican Party coordinated political efforts with outside groups like Americans for Prosperity, tea party groups, and the Grandsons of Liberty, among others. [National GOP chair Reince] Priebus made his comments on a Saturday morning CPAC panel addressing how conservatives could fight and defeat organized labor state [...]
Last Panel: little kid is a Republican…the janitor a Democrat.
From Go Comics!
Ouch. This seems to harken back to Ryan’s infamous claim that the safety net is a “hammock” that lulls people into “dependency and complacency.” In this tale, the boy’s mother seems to be the person swaying back and forth in the hammock. The larger idea here has already been addressed by Jonathan Chait and Paul Krugman. [...]
Apparently Paul Ryan isn’t averse to plagiarizing from other people’s works when it suits his own purposes. At the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday, Paul Ryan told a touching anecdote of a poor boy who said he didn’t want a free lunch at school, but a brown bag one, because “a kid who had a [...]
Last week I posted a blog about an email that is making the rounds that was insanely inaccurate in its description of Common Core educational standards. And earlier this week I posted a link and brief quiz from JSOnline that clarified what Common Core is all about.
Well today, the Wisconsin State Senate began hearings [...]
The state education bill currently under discussion in Madison would create a state education board with FIFTEEN members…
Milwaukee County’s supervision of mental health issues will be replaced by a THIRTEEN member panel…
Shoot, 28 new jobs and they are just getting warmed up.
All brought to you by the party of small government!
Of course Sen. Scott Fitzgerald wants lawmakers to be able to accept contribution checks from lobbyists while the legislature is still in session. As the legislative session winds down, the state Senate’s leader is putting on the fast track a bill to rewrite campaign finance law to allow lobbyists to hand off clients’ campaign checks [...]
While researching on JSOnline for another Common Core item for Blogging Blue, I came across Erin Richard’s primer on Common Core titled: Common Core 101: A primer to separate education fact from fiction.
Her opening gambit…a cute preliminary quiz on your knowledge of Common Core: (The sender of the email I received earlier would [...]
From my inbox, the first TV ad for Mary Burke’s gubernatorial campaign:
Scott Walker’s D.C.-based Republican Governors Association is spending more than $1 million attacking Mary with false, negative attacks in order to prop up their favorite out-of-touch governor.
We want you to have the real facts about Mary.
Lost among the myriad of blog post drafts is something I’ve been meaning to post for a couple of weeks.
On February 21, 2014, the WisPolitics Stock Report noted that the top two aides to Attorney General candidate Ismael Ozanne had left his campaign, with former senior consultant Melissa Mulliken describing the parting as “a [...]