Archive | January, 2012

Thursday, February 2

Law Revision Committee 9:00AM 415 Northwest State Capitol Study Meeting Consideration, for possible introduction of: Remedial legislation proposed by the Department of Children and Families, Department of Health and Services, and the Wisconsin Municipal Judges Association. On the Law Revision Committee Senator Grothman, Co-Chair Senator King Representative J. Ott, Co-Chair Representative Kramer Representative Taylor Representative […]

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Tyler River, Penokee Mountains © Pete Rasmussen

Tune into the Penokee Hills Channel and Listen to the Voices

The Penokee Mountains in northwest Wisconsin are perhaps the only mountains that now have their own youtube channel, thanks to videographer Danielle Taylor and local activist Pete Ramussen. Listen to the voices of northwestern Wisconsin explain why there will never be mining here. End of that story, but the beginning of new voices for sustainable […]

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Mary Pearson, Joe Weirzbicki, Donald La Combe and Ryan Gill, from Campaign to Defeat Obama, working out of their "secret" war room in Milwaukee. Are they the source of Operation Burn Unit?

Walker “War Room” Now Officially Established in Milwaukee to “Defeat the Recall”

January 31, 2012 by Barbara With BREAKING NEWS: The Campaign to Defeat Obama has officially sent the Save Scott Walker From Prison team on the red eye last night from Sacramento, California to set up their strategic “war room” somewhere in a Milwaukee Super 8 motel [see above photo]. According to their literature, their goal […]

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Wednesday, February 1

Joint Legislative Audit Committee 9:00 AM 411 South State Capitol Public Hearing Porposed (sic) Audit: Victim and Witness Assistance Surcharge, Department of Justice (Letter from JB Van Hollen on the audit) Audit Report 11-15: Medical Assistance Program, Department of Health Services (Report highlights) Interested persons may listen to a live broadcast of the audio portion […]

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People of Eger, in the Sudetenland (now Cheb, Czech Republic), greet German soldiers with the Hitler salute in October 1938

Wisconsin Fascist Republicans actually seig heil to Fascist Overlord Jeff Fitzgerald

January 30, 2012 by Barbara With In a stunning display of Nazi-inspired fervor, on January 26 Wisconsin Assembly Republicans openly show their loyalty to their leader Jeff Fitzgerald (R-ALEC) by giving the familiar Sieg Heil salute on the floor as they all claim to have authored illegal mining bill AB426. Using their majority to pass […]

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Tuesday, January 31

Committee on Transportation 10:00 AM 417 North (GAR Hall) State Capitol Public Hearing Assembly Bill 283 Relating to: designation of an official state automotive museum. By Representatives Pridemore, LeMahieu, Bies, Brooks, Strachota and C. Taylor; cosponsored by Senators Zipperer, Grothman, Darling, Galloway and Taylor. Assembly Bill 416 Relating to: collection of money owed for failure […]

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Heartbeat of protesters is stifled in the capitol

Republicans in the Assembly Session last night, in the process of passing highly controversial mining legislation, claimed they were seeking “decorum” when they ordered law enforcement to clear the gallery of all visitors. Throughout the day, citizens were removed from the gallery for minor verbal outbursts, sign holding and use of cameras, although none were […]

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(photo L-R, Glenn Stoddard, Art "Little Big Man" Sheggone, Sam Morris)

Heartbeat of Red Cliff Band Arrested in Capitol

January 27, 2012 by Barbara With Sam Morris of the Red Cliff Band was arrested for drumming a prayer in the Wisconsin state capitol just after noon today. He was escorted out of the building by Capitol Police officers and was issued a $260 ticket for disorderly conduct. Tribal attorney Glenn Stoddard was nearby and attempted […]

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Global Flash Mob! STOP THE FASCISTS AS THEY BREAK FEDERAL TREATY LAW! Call the White House and Demand Federal Intervention

January 26, 2012 by Barbara With CALL THE WHITE HOUSE DEMAND WISCONSIN REPUBLICANS ARE ARRESTED FOR VIOLATING FEDERAL LAW AND DECLARING WAR AGAINST THE SOVEREIGN NATIONS OF THE GREAT LAKES Switchboard: 202-456-1414 Today in the Wisconsin State Assembly, the formerly-known-as-Republican party, guided by Rep. Jeff Fitzgerald (R-ALEC) will illegally pass AB426, the ferrous mining bill […]

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Jeff Fitzgerald Forewarns He Will Break International Treaty Law and Pass The Mining Bill

gen·o·cide [jen-uh-sahyd] noun The deliberate and systematic extermination of a national, racial, political, or cultural group. Despite warnings for months from the Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians that a mine in the Penokees will result in what amounts to genocide for their tribe, Rep. Jeff Fitzgerald (R) issued a press […]

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