John Nichols uplifts audience at ‘Uprising’ book tour in Madison

Even though he’s internationally known, highly respected, and a regular on MSNBC, John Nichols either doesn’t think of himself as famous or he doesn’t focus on it. Despite his accolades and his busy schedule,  Nichols makes time to talk to everybody, and not just superficially. It wouldn’t be a stretch…

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Stark Contrast of Leadership: Obama v. Walker

While Barack Obama was giving his State of the Union speech this week, he calmly hid the knowledge that he had ordered a successful raid by Seal Team Six to rescue hostages in Somalia.  Mr. Obama never batted an eye.  From the Washington Post: Publicly, Obama did not tip his…

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Why do Wisconsin Republicans want to make life harder for small breweries?

Among the myriad of policy changes in the 2011-2013 biennial budget is a little-known provision that would make it more difficult to start a new beer brewing business in a state that has become famous not just for our big breweries (think Miller, Pabst, Schlitz, etc.) but for our smaller…

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Brother Nichols and Brother Schultz

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More election analysis

This from Workers Independent News: The primary media narrative is that voters were seeking a more conservative agenda and therefore they voted out Democrats in favor of Republicans, but is that true? Jesse Russell crunches the numbers. If one looks at the Democratic losses by ideological caucus a different trend…

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