Guest Blog: The Malevolent Character of Donald Trump

I was alerted to the post by a close friend on Facebook and contacted the author for permission to repost it here on Blogging Blue. So here are some thoughts on the malevolent character and antisocial aberration that is Donald Trump from the pen of George Godwyn (adult language included):…

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Christine Welcher: The 2016 election is over – where do we go from here?

The election is over. My mind is slowly coming out of its frozen, numb state. I’m beginning to do some deep soul searching as to what happened on Tuesday. While many are mourning over Trump’s election, my tears have been for the State of Wisconsin. Dems did not pick up…

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Duane Dubey: THE “ROBBER BARONS” HAVE RETURNED

What follows is a guest blog by longtime Blogging Blue commenter Duane Dubey. THE “ROBBER BARONS” HAVE RETURNED Early in the 19th Century there were two levels of society in America. One, composed of businessmen, was known as “Robber Barons” and the other was known as the “working class.” There…

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Guest Blog: give the gift of life

April is known by several titles; Organ Donor month, Donate the Gift of Life month, and several other variations, all of which call attention to the same theme; that is, most if not all can contribute, as our last act, to the continuation of life for others through organ donation….

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Guest Blog: Stephanie Findley responds to critics

What follows is a guest blog from Stephanie Findley, candidate for First Vice Chair of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, in response to criticisms that have been leveled against her. I have been a loyal Democrat since I came out of the womb in 1973. The first campaign I’ve ever…

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Guest Blog: Is this the end of Wisconsin’s civil service?

What follows is a guest blog by Joanne Brown. Is this the end of Wisconsin’s civil service? Yet another surprise tucked away into the Walker budget bill could mean the end of Wisconsin’s civil service system as we know it. The budget calls for the Office of State Employee Relations…

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Guest Blog: The Issue of Gerrymandering Legislative Districts in Wisconsin

A recent post from billmoyers.com was brought to my attention. It discusses the actions being taken by the Arizona Legislature to have the power to set Congressional boundaries instead of a non-partisan committee, actions including taking the case to the Supreme Court. The post enumerates a list of reasons why…

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Sen. Kathleen Vinehout: “You have got to be kidding!” Advocate Respond to Privatizing Family Care and IRIS

Here’s Democratic State Sen. Kathleen Vinehout’s latest newsletter discussing the changes to Family Care and IRIS proposed by Gov. Scott Walker’s biennial state budget. “You have got to be kidding!” Advocate Respond to Privatizing Family Care and IRIS “You have got to be kidding!” a Chippewa Valley advocate responded when…

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Guest Blog: An Open Letter to Sen. Steven Nass

What follows is a guest blog written by Joanne Brown. An Open Letter to Sen. Steven Nass Dear Sen. Nass: I attended the hearing of the Senate Committee on Labor and Government Reform, from its beginning until about 4:45 p.m. I witnessed your conduct of the hearing, heard your comments…

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Guest Blog: You Want My Vote?

Last night, President Obama held a town hall meeting with Hispanic voters during which he chastised the Democrats for not going to the polls. I guess he didn’t get the memo, but I found a copy. Dear Mr. President, Democratic Representatives, State and National: Your constituents are going on strike….

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