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Thursday Music: The Ramones: I’m Against IT

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Ringing Endorsement For NOT Getting Vaccinated!

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Millionaire Republican Senator Ron Johnson Pays Practically Pennies in Income Taxes

Must be nice to be a multi-millionaire Republican U.S. Senator… How did a multimillionaire like Johnson, who makes $174,000 a year as a U.S. senator, pay only a couple of thousand dollars in state income taxes just a few years back? To be exact, state records say Johnson, an Oshkosh…

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Cultural Loneliness

The following is a guest blog by Paul Gilk, a resident of Lincoln County in northern Wisconsin. “The successful middle class and those who aspired to emulate them were satisfied. Not so the laboring poor—in the nature of things the majority—whose traditional world and way of life the Industrial Revolution…

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Governor Ron DeSantis and His Floridian Cohort Try New Techniques to Rid the State of COVID-19

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Meet Jonathan Wichmann – candidate for governor and conductor of the crazy train

Among the many candidates sure to challenge incumbent Democratic Gov. Tony Evers in the 2022 election is far right Republican/Libertarian Jonathan Wichmann. While Wichmann might ordinarily profile as nothing more than a fringe candidate, his campaign was recently endorsed by none other than Michael Flynn, the disgraced and convicted former…

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Milwaukee Ald. Chantia Lewis charged with campaign finance crimes

Well this is awkward… Milwaukee Ald. Chantia Lewis, who is running for the U.S. Senate, was charged Tuesday with five criminal counts accusing her of taking more than $20,000 in campaign funds and false travel reimbursements from the city. The criminal complaint said Lewis used campaign funds to attend a Florida worship conference,…

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WILL wins award, staffer flashes strange hand signs

The Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty, a right-wing policy center here in Wisconsin, recently posted a photo on Twitter highlighting an award they won. In said photo (see below) Noah Diekemper, who works for WILL as a Senior Policy Analyst, can be seen flashing what appears to be the…

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That Day in Lattimer

By Steve Carlson and Lynn Sutherland Jaskowiak One of the bloodiest days in American labor history occurred on the outskirts of Lattimer, Pennsylvania, on Friday, September 10th, 1897. Roughly 400 anthracite coal miners ( the vast majority of them foreign born eastern Europeans) had had enough of the darkened servitude…

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Thursday Music: Out Of The Dark – Joyann Parker

Twin Cities vocal powerhouse Joyann Parker is at Big Top Chatauqua in Bayfield this Saturday night. We have a family reunion and can’t go, but I sure wish we could. She’s got some pipes, for sure!

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