The folkbum endorsement: Doug La Follette for Governor

One of the nice things about being slave labor at the Zach Wisniewski Home for Wayward Bloggers posting at Blogging Blue is that we have the editorial freedom to write about the things that interest us, and to promote candidates that we feel deserve support.  So even though not all…

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Day 2, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Holds Recall Election Hostage

On Sunday April 15th, I discussed the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s complete disregard for Democratic gubernatorial candidates Senator Kathleen Vinehout and Secretary of State Doug La Follette when publishing their lengthy article on where Ms. Falk and Mayor Barrett stood on unions and collective bargaining. Well here we are on Day…

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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Gaming Democratic Gubernatorial Primary?

The Sunday April 15, 2012 issue of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel featured a front page article entitled, ‘Hopefuls split on union issues’. The article is fairly extensive probably totally a half page but leaves a lot to be desired. How so? MJS writers Jason Stein and Patrick Marley spend what…

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The mother of all OconoDems meetings-Saturday, April 7th

Dwayne Block, organizer of the independent, grassroots group, OconoDems, really knows how to reel in the big-name Wisconsin politicos. Maybe they come for the large group of enthusiastic, plugged-in citizens who gather once a month in politically conservative Oconomowoc. Or maybe it’s the free coffee and sugar wafers. Regardless, tomorrow,…

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reFUND Wisconsin Town Hall

Last night at Serb Hall down here in tha Em Kay Eee, all five announced challengers to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker attended a “town hall” of sorts sponsored by 41 different organizations acting in a coalition calling itself “reFUND Wisconsin.” Jesse Garza of the Journal Sentinel has his report of the…

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Cat’s out of the bag! Secretary of State Doug La Follette plans to run for governor!

In case you haven’t heard  by now (it HAS been a good 20 minutes or so since the news broke), Wisconsin’s Secretary of State Doug La Follette plans to file with the GAB tomorrow morning to officially join the governor’s race. Yes, he is related to THAT La Follette.

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Recall Doug La Follette?

Apparently conservative blogger Cindy Kilkenny thinks a recall of Wisconsin Secretary of State Doug La Follette is in order because La Follette has, as she puts it, a “god complex.” I’ve decided I want La Follette’s job. Why not? I was a really good secretary back in my day. Plus,…

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He would love to hear from you!

Once Dane County Judge Maryann Sumi issued a temporary restraining order against Scott Walkers union-busting bill. Attorney General JB Van Hollen, worked with lightning speed to file an appeal(If only he had moved so fast when his good friend was preying on women). As part of JB’s appeal: The “Petition…

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More November Fallout –

\"tea party\" Treasurer-Candidate Kurt Schuller, If I am elected, I will either succeed in helping to pass a constitutional amendment to eliminate the position or I will leave office at the end of my first term. One term is my pledge to you, the voters and hard-working citizens of Wisconsin….

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Apparently David King just can’t stop running for office

Fresh off the heels of his losing campaign for Wisconsin Secretary of State, a campaign he lost by just under 70,000 votes, far-right Republican David King is back for more, as he has filed paperwork to run for the Milwaukee County Board’s 10th District seat. That seat will be vacated…

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