Despite the shouting and accusations from the Republican legislators about alleged voter fraud in Racine during the June 5th Senatorial recall…where Senator-elect John Lehman defeated Senator Van Wanggaard…there was NO VOTER FRAUD!
From the august Racine Journal Times:
County investigators have found no evidence of criminal activity after looking into claims of alleged voter fraud [...]
If it wasn’t apparent that The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has sold out their editorial and newsroom integrity to the right wing narrative, today’s paper ices the cake. Over the past month or so, MJS gave significant op ed space to RNC Chairman Reince Priebus and State Senator Van Wanggaard to spout off about voter fraud [...]
Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’ Martin Luther King, Jr.
On Martin Luther King, Jr. day, a teacher from Racine refused an award because it was given to him by Paul Ryan (R-Wall St.). The same Paul Ryan who has perpetually been adamantly against extending unemployment benefits [...]
By now many Wisconsin citizens have heard about the trouble those trying to recall Scott Walker have faced here in Racine (our own Phil Scarr wrote about the issue here.). An article in the Racine Journal Times catalogued the problems encountered by petition gatherers near a laundromat by River Run Family Restaurant, 3616 Northwestern Ave. [...]
Their world is coming apart and there’s nothing they can do about it. Lashing out is all they have left.
If this is true, Keith Fair is a grade-A scumbag… A City of Racine alderman has been arrested on accusations of strangulation or suffocation, false imprisonment, battery and disorderly conduct.
Alderman Keith Fair is accused of choking and striking a female employee of the Place on 6th bar, which he owns, Friday evening, the Racine [...]
On December 3 incumbent Racine Mayor John Dickert officially launched his 2011 reelection campaign. Dickert is currently serving in his first term as Mayor of Racine, after winning a special election in May 2009 following the resignation of disgraced former Mayor Gary Becker following his arrest for sex crimes. In announcing his reelection campaign, Dickert [...]
Fridays Journal Sentinel had dueling stories on the front page and I am not even sure they understood the irony.
The first story comes from Racine. The Spending Revolt tour bus was in Racine for a “stop spending my children’s money” rally.
Most spectators, though, were drawn by rhetoric for lower taxes and [...]