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Face of Inequality: Glenn Grothman

From the folks at the Human Rights Campaign comes this gem.

To learn more about the rest of the Faces of Inequality in the 114th Congress, click on over to the Human Rights Campaign’s website.

Could Glenn Grothman give Democrats a chance in the 6th CD?

While the race to be the Republican nominee in the 6th Congressional district is far from over, Craig Gilbert of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel thinks that Grothman as the Republican nominee could increase chances Democrats could gain control of the seat. If his tiny victory margin in Tuesday’s GOP primary holds up, state Sen. Glenn […]

Rep. Tom Petri announces he won’t see reelection

Well this is something… GOP U.S. Rep. Tom Petri, R-Fond du Lac, will announce Monday that he will not seek re-election.

Petri’s congressional office put out a statement this afternoon that the longtime congressman, facing a primary challenge this fall, will make the announcement at a town hall meeting in Neenah.

Republican State Sen. Glenn […]

Tea party conservative Glenn Grothman to carpetbag & run for Congress

Wow….just wow. Glenn Grothman, one of the Wisconsin state Senate’s most conservative members, announced Thursday morning that he intends to run for Congress. He will challenge moderate Rep. Tom Petri (R-Wis.) in the 6th congressional district.

In a statement, Grothman cited his frustration with “a federal government that seems to be out of control,” saying […]

Republicans try to sneak changes to overtime in 2013 Assembly Bill 611

Ed. Note: At second glance, it appears I’m mistaken, as the compensatory time this bill would create as an option for employees would actually be earned at a rate of 1.5 hours of compensatory time per hour of overtime, so the employee would not be losing money. Apologies for the oversight on my part.

I’d […]

Glenn Grothman Wants to Poison You!

A Wisconsin State Senate committee is scheduled to take up Senate Bill 236–a bill that would open the doors to the legal sale of unpasteurized milk from dairy farmers. The bill, championed by Glenn Grothman (R-West Bend), would set up guidelines for allowing the dumber among us to consume a product that was made safe […]

They’ll caulk the cracks!

Watch and listen as Republican State Sen. Glenn Grothman explains that individuals who live near the proposed Gogebic Taconite strip mine in the northwoods of Wisconsin have absolutely nothing to worry about in regards to their drinking water, because the mining company will solve mine leakage problems with “industrial caulk.”

Glenn Grothman makes it clear he just doesn’t care about what citizens have to say

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.


A family’s experience with Planned Parenthood

From my email inbox comes this account of one Wisconsin family’s experience with Planned Parenthood. Two young adults walk into a Planned Parenthood near suburban Milwaukee in 2007. Faced with new realities about their future together, the young couple came that day to ask for help in a time of great need.

Neither one of […]

Glenn Grothman is an absolute disgrace (VIDEO)

Watch as Republican State Sen. Glenn Grothman of West Bend lets his inner ignoramus out.