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James Wigderson: “If Tony Robinson was put away for the time armed robbery should get, he might be alive today.”

Found this on Twitter and thought I’d share, because I’m sure it will provoke a discussion.

Here’s what conservative blogger and Waukesha Freeman columnist James Wigderson had to say about the recent shooting death of unarmed teenager Tony Robinson at the hands of a Madison Police officer.

If Tony Robinson was put away for the time armed robbery should get, he might be alive today. But some people don't want to hear that.

— james wigderson (@jwigderson) March 7, 2015

A terrific moment of irony

So sayeth conservative blogger James Wigderson in his Waukesha Freeman column of last week hilariously titled, ” Free federal money not affordable, Walker health plan right choice. Wigderson argues that Walker’s refusal to accept federal dollars to expand Badgercare is good policy because federal dollars aren’t really free. He then endorses Walker’s plan to shift […]

Fox News Makes Stuff Up!

H/T Talking Points Memo:

In a recent campaign-trail speech, President Obama delivered a line that was widely construed as a jab at Mitt Romney. But whether it was a direct jab at Romney was at least arguable until a Fox News host pumped it up with three additional words that Obama never said.

“Somebody […]

Something that’s been bugging me

By now I’m sure some of you know about the “difficulties” Lisa and I have had with James Wigderson and Brian Fraley of the right-wing MacIver Institute, and if you haven’t been following, you can get up to speed HERE and HERE.

What’s curious about everything that happened this week is that Lisa and I […]

Beware of the MacIver spin machine

Read the entire opinion column over at Citizen Action Wisconsin’s “No Sacred Cows” blog.

A series of FACTS about the MacIver Institute & its employees/associates

Here’s a series of FACTS about the folks working for (or associated with) the John K. MacIver Institute:

FACT #1: Brian Fraley, the Communications Director for the MacIver Institute, is a former national insurance industry lobbyist who was director of the Senate Republican caucus during part of the time of the “Caucus Scandal” in which […]

Why I Love The Republican Party!

Because you just can not make these stories up!

1. As many of you know, BloggingBlue went dark yesterday to protest SOPA. Well it turns out that one of the authors of this insane bill, Rep. Lamar Smith (R- Texas), was caught violating his own bill.

Isn’t it funny when a Republican calls […]

Republican Echo Chamber in Action(Updated)!

A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes. Mark Twain!

Mark Twain who lived in the 1800’s said this without even getting a chance to experience(lucky him) the right wing noise machine. The Republican Noise Machine turns Samuel Clemens into a prophet of the first order on […]

Educating Mr. Wigderson

Mr. Wigderson assembles an army of straw men just in time for Halloween to march on the Occupy movement.


Mark Block-associated organization involved in allegations of illegal campaign activities

Mark Block potentially involved in illegal campaign activities? That’s unpossible! Herman Cain’s two top campaign aides ran a private Wisconsin-based corporation that helped the GOP presidential candidate get his fledgling campaign off the ground by originally footing the bill for tens of thousands of dollars in expenses for such items as iPads, chartered flights and […]