Only at the Journal-Sentinel: The Equivalence of Unequals

Only at the Journal-Sentinel would you find Nikki Haley, the corrupt and unpopular Tea Party governor of a small southern state sharing the lede with former President of the United States, Bill Clinton who remains incredibly popular despite all efforts by the hate right to destroy him during his tenure…

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Walker Canvassers Induce Voting Fraud

In yet another twist of irony, canvassers for Walker appear to be encouraging multiple voting, or, at least not making it clear to people that they’re signing up for an absentee ballot.  Apparently their obsession with “voter fraud” is more of a self-reflective moment than anything else. A man in Waukesha County…

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But… but… but…. WE’RE BROKE!

At least that’s what the Walkerbots keep telling us.  But apparently not broke enough to concede on a clear violation of  voting rights.

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Democracy: Only a Faint Echo to the GOP

Hamlet, Act 1, Scene 4 Horatio: He waxes desperate with imagination. Marcellus:Let’s follow. ‘Tis not fit thus to obey him. Horatio:Have after. To what issue will this come? Marcellus:Something is rotten in the state of Denmark. Horatio:Heaven will direct it. Marcellus: Nay, let’s follow him. [Exeunt.] Something is rotten in the GOP…

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Rick Santorum

I never, in a million years, thought that we would have to ever discuss Rick Santorum on a national stage as “serious” candidate. Yet thanks to a group of incredibly bad candidates, and a basic tie for first place in Iowa(I get that that means nothing) and the fact that…

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With a Nod and a Wink Was the Judiciary Corrupted

The money corrupting our political system is bleeding over into our elected judiciary.

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Walker awards no-bid legal contract to big campaign donor who then bills the state nearly $100,000

First, a big thanks is due to Jake of Jake’s Economic TA Funhouse for bringing this story to my attention. According to a report by Bill Lueders, Republican Gov. Scott Walker has agreed to pay a private law firm up to $500,000 for legal services regarding his controversial budget repair…

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Democratic election bloodbath begins!

Republican Senator Ted Stevens (R-Bridge to Nowhere) was found guilty today by a jury of all seven counts in his federal corruption trial. The jury found Sen. Stevens guilty of “knowingly and willfully” scheming to conceal on Senate disclosure forms more than $250,000 in home renovations and other gifts from…

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