Despite All Of The Real Nonsense Around The “Wisconsin Recount”, This Is What They Got Upset About?

Everyday poll workers, poll watchers, and others supervising the Milwaukee County recount at the Wisconsin Center are given wrist bands when they pass through their health and security screening. And everyday they get a different wrist band…and to any of us who have attended any type of event with wrist…

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Sex, Lies and Common Core

I am working on another post related to the opposition of Common Core…but decided to put it aside after I got the email embedded below on Monday. Common Core should be a boon to education in this country. It will set some standards on student achievement that make sense for…

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Right-wing radio host Vicki McKenna flies off deep end on Twitter

Maybe it’s just me, but right-wing radio show host Vicki McKenna (@vickimckenna) seems to be an angry person. After all, McKenna sent out a tweet earlier today thanking God that Wisconsin has the Castle Doctrine “so when leftists send stalkers to conservative womens’ houses we can SHOOT THEM.” I’ve included…

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John Nichols on WTDY firings: Wisconsin progressivism deserves an outlet

Once again John Nichols nails it. Sure, Sly often extended his remarks from “comforting the afflicted and afflicting the comfortable” to flat-out condemning crony capitalists and crooked candidates. Everyone who listened to Sly took offense at one time or another. Every guest (including this writer) disagreed with him sometimes. But…

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An Open Letter to Christopher Mertes

Cross Posted @ Forwardlookout: Christopher Mertes, managing editor and far right wing idealogue, of the Sun Prairie Star, recently wrote one of the most ridiculous editorials I have seen this side of Christian Schneider. In his editorial, Mertes accuses democrats of hate speech, based on a few different facebook pages…

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Thugs Threaten Boycotts…

Earlier in the year, Earlier in the year, some union members in southeast Wisconsin suggested that if a business owner did not support the unions efforts in total it might lead to a boycott of their business. Wow, did that make the right wing in our great state unhinged. The…

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Robin Vos Gets Mic Checked

Watch and marvel! Robin Vos get’s Mic Checked at the Dane County Young Republicans “Recall the Recall” rally!  Watch for Vicki McKenna being shrill.  It’s like a bonus feature on a DVD.

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The Myth of Education “Reform”

My LTE made the Cap Times website, in a slightly edited version. Here is the full letter(with links): Now that school has resumed, it is time for a summer refresher course. While many people were enjoying their summer vacation, the Governors “budget repair” bill went into effect. Which means that…

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Republican Thugs – Part 8 – New Berlin Edition

Today the New Berlin school district voted on a new handbook that they presented to the teachers as a finished document. With Scott Walker ending collective bargaining for public employees, examples like this show where this will lead. The draconian measures that were in the ending of public workers collective…

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Why can’t Vicki McKenna show some fiscal responsibility and pay her bills?

I don’t ever want to hear Madison right-wing radio host Vicki McKenna lecture anyone about fiscal responsibility: For what it’s worth, Vicki McKenna, aka Vicki Pyzynski, also hates paying her utility bills, as she’s been taken to court twice in the past two years for failing to pay her utility…

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