#TBT – Molly McGartland: parents of murder suspects “infected” society with their offspring

Throwback Thursday (#TBT) is kind of a big deal on Facebook and the Twitters, so I thought I’d do a little Throwback Thursday here at Blogging Blue. In honor of her entry into the race in the 20th Assembly district, today’s Throwback Thursday is dedicated to Republican Molly McGartland, circa…

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Some news from the 20th Assembly district

Some interesting tidbits of information coming out of the 20th Assembly district, where a gaggle of Republicans are vying to unseat incumbent Democratic State Rep. Chris Sinicki. It looks like two-time candidate (and loser) Molly McGartland is back for another (likely futile) attempt at unseating Rep. Sinicki. While she hasn’t…

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Molly McGartland: parents of murder suspects “infected” society with their offspring

Via Facebook comes this gem from Molly McGartland, who has twice run and lost for the State Assembly seat currently held by Democrat Chris Sinicki. As reprehensible as McGartland’s use of the word “infected” is, she later defended her use of the word “infected,” arguing that her use of the…

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My thoughts on the 2012 election results

Yesterday Jay wrote an excellent piece sharing his thoughts on the results of the 2012 election, and if you haven’t read it yet, you absolutely should. While Jay sums up much of what I’m feeling right now, I wanted to share some of my own thoughts as well. While I’m…

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Some thoughts on the 20th Assembly district race

Last week a couple of random conservative blogs predictably made hay about some unpaid traffic tickets and other financial issues on the part of Democratic State Rep. Chris Sinicki (pictured, left), who’s running for reelection to the State Assembly. While I certainly appreciate the concerns of those conservatives who wanted…

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Some Assembly-related election tidbits

According to the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board (GAB) “Candidates Registered by Office” report, things are about to get a little more interesting here in the south shore suburbs of Milwaukee. In the 20th Assembly district, which in my opinion is very capably represented by incumbent Democratic State Rep. Chris Sinicki,…

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Molly McGartland refuses to answer questions…should we be surprised?

In an election year that’s become synonymous with conservative candidates refusing to engage the media and answer questions about where they stand on the issues, far-right Republican State Assembly candidate Molly McGartland has refused to answer a candidate questionnaire sent to her by the Bay View Compass: Molly McGartland, Republican…

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Can someone explain what being a “fiscal conservative” really means?

Got a mailer in my mailbox today from far-right Republican State Assembly candidate Molly McGartland, the challenger to incumbent State Rep. Chris Sinicki here in the 20th Assembly District, and on said mailer McGartland makes the claim that she’s a “fiscal conservative.” See, I always thought of a fiscal conservative…

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A few thoughts on the 4th CD candidate forum

Yesterday afternoon the League of Women Voters sponsored a candidate forum at the Kelly Senior Center for the three candidates in the 4th Congressional District. Turnout was good to hear incumbent Democratic Rep. Gwen Moore, Republican challenger Dan Sebring, and independent challenger “Eddie” Ayyash share their thoughts on the issues…

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Two challengers vie to unseat Rep. Chris Sinicki

Just a quick note from the 20th Assembly District, where it appears two Republicans will be vying for the seat currently held by incumbent Democratic Rep. Chris Sinicki. The Republicans in the race are Steve Kraeger, a businessman who previously ran for the County Supervisor seat currently held by Chris…

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