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 Sunday, 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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Whackin’ the Kraken

A federal judge in Michigan has sanctioned nine attorneys, among them Sydney ” gonna release the Kraken” Powell, saying that they abused the court system and spread conspiracy theories as they attempted to overturn election results in Michigan on behalf of Donald Trump. Mike Gableman should include the 110 page…

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What, No Turd?

Robin Vos authorized Mike Gableman to spend tax payer dollars flying to Arizona and South Dakota to look into the Arizona GOP so-called audit of Maricopa County’s election results, ( you know, the ultra-violet light/watermark/bamboo ballot/let’s send this stuff to a remote cabin in Montana), Arizona debacle, and the Mike…

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Thursday Music: Burning Down The House – Talking Heads

This one goes out to GOP Governors across the south, from Greg Abbott to Ron De Santis to Tate Reeves to Brian Kemp. There’s a Covid fire burning your house down guys. Doesn’t matter how long you look away. It’s gonna burn.

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Tempers Flare In De Santis’ Covid Situation Room

Reports from Blogging Blue’s whistleblower inside Florida GOP Governor Ron DeSantis’ inner circle indicate that the struggle taking place between DeSantis and his top public health advisors has reached a boiling point as the Florida’s Covid-19 crisis heats up. Warning: leaked video contains violence and may not be suitable for…

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Exclusive!! Inside Ron De Santis’s Covid Situation Room!

As Florida is emerging as the Covid epicenter of the nation, Republican Governor Ron DeSantis is increasingly coming under fire for his mishandling of the crisis and his refusal to allow local school districts to make decisions about pandemic mitigation measures such as mask mandates. Blogging Blue has obtained exclusive…

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Thursday Music: Brothers In Arms- Dire Straits

A truly great anti-war song featuring a truly great guitarst, Mark Knopfler.

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Which Democrat Should Run In The 3rd CD?

With the surprise announcement from democrat Ron Kind that he’s not running for re-election in the 3rd congressional district, the buzz has started about who will step up to keep the seat blue. My pick is democrat Katrina Shankland, Assembly Rep for the 71st district out of Stevens Point. Shankland…

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” Just How Dangerous Is The Delta Variant”

That’s the title of a piece late last week by the highly respected epidemiologist and infectious disease expert over at the MacIver Institute, Dan ” nothing to get excited about ” O’Donnell. O’Donnell does his typical cherry picking of stats routine to make his case that the Delta variant isn’t…

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