Archive | June, 2012
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Dear Capitol Police: Sorry About the ‘Divide and Conquer’ Thing

For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. I bet we’ve all heard this before. It played itself out Monday in the Wisconsin Capitol building. Since the recall elections, the Capitol Police have shown a renewed interest in those of us who keep returning day after day to sing and hold signs and […]

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Let Them Eat Brats: The Wisconsin Way to Legislative Unity

Legislators from both sides of the aisle gathered at the Governor’s Mansion on Tuesday for an afternoon brat cook-out designed to promote unity and heal divisions after a very contentious legislative session and recall election. Dubbed the “Beer and Brat Summit,” the event was announced during Governor’s victory speech after last week’s election and was […]

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In front of the Wisconsin Capitol, June 6, 2012

Wisconsin: New Year, Same Stench

June 5, 2012 What we got tonight in Wisconsin was the same old stench, coming from the same old corner of the room. To wit, there was a huge turnout (highly favorable to the Democratic candidate Barrett), in fact they’re still waiting in line to vote in Milwaukee and elsewhere nearly two hours after poll […]

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Not Wavering: Prominent Researcher Stands by Her Story

Integrity: The Child Scott Walker Left Behind is a story that continues to be investigated by the WCMC. As updates are available, we will post them to our site. The first “Scott Walker Integrity” article was published last Saturday by the WCMC. For the record, the WCMC reported on a statement received directly from Dr. […]

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Recall Reflections

This morning I woke early. Today is a day Wisconsin has waited a grueling 16 months to arrive at, and if we are successful, a day we declare Wisconsin Independence Day. June 5, 2012. As a Wisconsin woman Veteran and SEIU Healthcare Wisconsin Nurse, I am proud to have been one of the Wisconsin Winter […]

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It All Comes Down to This: A Love Letter to the Wisconsin Movement

By Ryan Wherley 3:00 AM, Madison —  In approximately four hours the polls will open for business and droves of Wisconsinites will descend upon their local libraries, churches, town halls and community centers to determine the fate of the state I have loved so dearly since I was a little boy. For nearly sixteen months, […]

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5/28/2012 9:08 pm.  Overpass Light Brigade in Madison.

The Last 15 Months Through My Eyes

The time has come. We will know our fate soon. The June 5 recall election is almost here and some of us have been fortunate enough to spend many hours documenting some of the scenes of the Wisconsin Uprising. It’s been a long 15 months. I’ve broken my camera, my bank account, several relationships and […]

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From "The Daily" by Lisa Wells

The Protest Blues

By Lisa Wells   I got those sad old weary blues. I don’t know where to turn. I don’t know where to go. Nobody cares about you When you sink so low. What shall I do? What shall I say? Shall I take a gun and Put myself away? I wonder if One bullet would […]

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Editorial: On Integrity

By the Members of the Wisconsin Citizens Media Cooperative We have reported allegations against Scott Walker made by Dr. Bernadette Gillick, who unequivocally states she knew him at Marquette University. Dr. Gillick has put her reputation on the line in making them. The allegations are serious, and based on our research we judged Dr. Gillick […]

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Integrity: The Child Scott Walker Left Behind

[Editor’s note: What follows is one woman’s account of the Scott Walker she knew at Marquette University. To the extent possible we have verified its accuracy, including the accuracy of details not printed here in order to protect the identities of the people involved. All of the elements are consistent: the principals were at Marquette University […]

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