Happy 15th Anniversary To Blogging Blue (Observed)

Zach opened the door in July 2007 and I tend to celebrate the day on July 4th for the symmetry, although his first post actually appeared on the 1st. Shrug! So here’s a bit of humor for the holiday:

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Today Is Independence Day

On July 4th we celebrate the signing of the Declaration of Independence…the colonies declaration to be free and clear and independent of England’s King George III…on July 4th, 1776. It isn’t Flag Day, although I’ve seen a myriad of social media posts centered around the American Flag. Although the flag…

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Blogging Blue Celebrates Its 11th Birthday Today!

I find it amazing that another year has passed and that Blogging Blue is now 11! And the next year looks to be very challenging…need to find a new hosting service for the site…need to document the 2018 national and state elections…and need to keep pushing the items that I…

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Celebrating 10 Years of Blogging Blue!

On July 1st, 2007 founding editor Zach Wisniewski posted the first article on the brand new Blogging Blue. The article, Obama Raises Big Bucks, discusses the fund raising prowess of the various Democratic candidates for President in the 2008 campaign cycle, including Senator Barack Obama. How many of you saw…

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Good Morning on Another Day and a Fork in the Road

When I got up this morning it seemed like just another day…but it’s not…with a little trepidation and a lot of excitement, today is the day I take responsibility for Blogging Blue. It’s intimidating. I am not sure I can live up to the expectations for Blogging Blue that Zach…

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All good things must come to an end

I’ll admit – I thought this post would be easier to write, but as I’m sitting here at my keyboard, I’m finding it difficult to come up with the right words. So I’ll just come out with it – I’m handing over control of Blogging Blue to Ed Heinzelman effective…

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Pensions and More Pensions, Alderman Zielinski, and Milwaukee Works Inc.

Over the past ten days or so I received a number of unusual campaign style literature pieces. They prominently feature Milwaukee 14th District Alderman Tony Zielinski although they aren’t actually election related pieces. I live in the 14th so it makes sense that I received them. But they obviously were…

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My endorsement for DPW Chair

I’ve thought long and hard about whether or not I wanted to make an endorsement in the race to succeed Mike Tate as Chair of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin (DPW), and until this weekend I had intended on not making an endorsement. My reluctance to make an endorsement for…

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My thoughts on the Democratic Party Chair race

Before I start, I just want to note that what I’m about to write is my opinion and my opinion alone. It doesn’t represent the opinion of anyone else who contributes to Blogging Blue. As most of us know, the DPW Chair race has gotten increasingly nasty and personal in…

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A little bit of news about Blogging Blue

For those of you who may not already have heard, I’m pleased to announce I’ve joined the blogging crew over at DownWithTyranny. I’ll be writing a lot about Gov. Scott Walker over at DWT, in order to provide some background on his history here in Wisconsin as he continues to…

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