Biden Outspending Trump In Wisconsin? So What!

The article in today’s Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is behind their paywall. (Joe Biden is outspending Donald Trump on TV ads in Wisconsin in the run-up to the election). I will pull out the pertinent portions here and then get on with my concerns: Biden and pro-Biden groups have outspent Trump…

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Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes: Happy Independence Day!

another holiday missive from our email: Celebrating our independence isn’t about looking at our history through rose-colored glasses. It’s about acknowledging that the high ideals on which this nation was founded haven’t always been realized by everyone, and it’s about working in the present to create a better, more inclusive…

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Lt Governor Mandela Barnes on George Floyd and Systemic Racism.

I am trying to catch up on my emails and this one was in a box that I don’t visit often enough (apparently). This message from Lt. Governor Barnes was from May 29th. Like so many other Black lives in this country, George Floyd’s life was stolen from his family…

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The Message From Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes

From our friend, in yesterday’s email inbox: The ongoing civil unrest in our communities is an understandable expression of rage and frustration. So often, we hear eloquent accounts of the American Dream. The United States is ostensibly a place where life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness are guaranteed to…

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The Tony Evers’ People’s Budget 2019/2021

Last Thursday, February 28, 2019, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers unveiled his budget for 2019/2021…as the People’s Budget! “At the end of the day, our budget is about putting people first,” Gov. Evers said to a joint legislative session. “It’s about creating a Wisconsin that works for everyone–a Wisconsin for us….

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The One Resolution That Should Pass By Acclamation!

It is Black History Month in the United States and the Black Caucus of the Wisconsin Legislature would like to pass a resolution celebrating black leaders in America. As I said in the headline, something like this should come flying out of committee and pass on the floor by acclamation….

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Responses to the State of the Union!

Stacey Abrams official Democratic response (12 minutes): Senator Bernie Sanders personal response (I-VT) (28 minutes): And Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes for the Working Families Party (15 minutes):

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Republicans Continue To Negate The Voice Of Wisconsin Voters!

Governor-elect Tony Evers is still a few weeks away from taking office and once again the Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature are rounding up ways to usurp his authority and the preferences of the voters in the State of Wisconsin. Wisconsin is on a biennial budget cycle and the incoming…

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WI DEMOCRATS RESPOND TO GOP’S EXTRAORDINARY SESSION LEGISLATION

From our inbox, a Democratic press release (FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 30, 2018) addressing Assembly Speaker Robin Vos’ and Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzegerald’s blatant GOP power grab in Wisconsin: MADISON – Today, Governor-elect Tony Evers, Attorney General-elect Josh Kaul, Senate Democratic Leader Jennifer Shilling, and Assembly Democratic Leader Gordon…

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Democrats: Stop Gloating, You Won, But It Wasn’t A Landslide

Originally I was going to let this go figuring it would blow over in 24 hours…but it hasn’t. Yes, the Democrats in Wisconsin ran the table on statewide offices. But we didn’t gain anything in the legislature…so as Speaker Vos has clearly pointed out…we will be living with a split…

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