Archive | 2012 Elections RSS feed for this archive
State Representatives Terese Berceau and Melissa Sargent at Solidarity SingAlong 8.7.13

Wis. Legislators Observing Arrests in Capitol Rotunda Warned by Police

August 8, 2013  by Leslie Amsterdam Several Wisconsin legislators have been warned by Capitol Police recently that they should not be observing the arrests and other activities currently happening in the Capitol rotunda daily over the noon hour, as Solidarity Sing Along participants continue to sing out their disapproval of Gov. Scott Walker and his […]

1 Comment Continue Reading →
Original Gerrymander

Republican gerrymandering creates opportunities for Wisconsin Democrats

By Hematite Last year’s partisan redistricting, or gerrymandering, of Wisconsin’s legislative districts by Republicans dramatically altered the political geography of the state. The immediate effect of gerrymandering  was to allow Wisconsin Republicans to retain control of the legislature despite losing the popular vote in the November 6, 2012 elections. This basic point has been widely […]

13 Comments Continue Reading →
Photo courtesy Whitney Steffen.

Can Don Pridemore Legally Hold Elected Office?

Don Pridemore, recently reelected to the Wisconsin Assembly, announced that he is a candidate for State Superintendent of Public Instruction. Pridemore and five other members of the Wisconsin Legislature recently have called for the the state of Wisconsin to nullify the Federal Affordable Health Care Act, and for Wisconsin police to arrest Federal authorities attempting […]

2 Comments Continue Reading →
Tammy Baldwin takes in the moment after her victory speech at Monona Terrace in Madison Tuesday night. Baldwin becomes the first woman elected to the US Senate from Wisconsin and the first openly gay member to serve in the Senate. She defeated former Wisconsin governor Tommy Thompson to continue representing the people of Wisconsin in Washington DC.

November 7, 2012

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →
Zinn quote

Voting and the Lesser Evil

By Patrick Barrett I realize that many people have probably had their fill of opinions about the election, but I thought I would take the opportunity to engage in a bit of public reflection on what this election has meant to me. It is probably no exaggeration to say that I’ve been something of a […]

4 Comments Continue Reading →
Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin waves to the crowd assembled at Wisconsin Capitol Monday for an election eve GOTV rally with President Obama, Rep. Mark Pocan and Bruce Springsteen. After serving 14 years in the US House of Representatives, Tammy Baldwin is running for US Senate in a tight race with former Wisconsin governor Tommy Thompson. Mark Pocan is on the ballot for the US Second Congressional District seat against opponent Chad Lee. Vote November 6.

November 6, 2012

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →
Your Vote

Another Stolen Presidency?

By Barbara With Never before has election fraud been so well understood by the American public. No longer a conspiracy theory, average Americans are now equating what appears to be a “permanent red shift” with hackable voting machines, voter intimidation, unconstitutional redistricting, manipulation of the voter registration rolls, elimination of exit polls, and here in […]

1 Comment Continue Reading →
You Can't Steal Our Vote

Exposing Election Fraud

By Barbara With As the November presidential election looms one week away, more and more citizens are becoming concerned about the dysfunctional US election systems. Many Wisconsinites believe that the far-right Tea Party victories that took place in 2010 which installed Wisconsin Republicans Scott Walker, as Governor, J.B. Van Hollen as Attorney General, Kurt Schuller […]

1 Comment Continue Reading →
The Penokee Hills above and strip mined land for iron ore in MN below. Photos by Joel Austin

Extreme Mining Advocate John Sendra Runs for Assembly District 74 Seat

By Barbara With On August 16, 2012, extreme mining advocate John Sendra addressed the Ashland County Board as part of his campaign for the 74th Assembly District seat. Sendra is a Tea Party Republican from Mercer running against incumbent Janet Bewley (D-Ashland) and appears to be basing his entire campaign on the single issue of […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →
US Senate candidate Tammy Baldwin addresses the 30,000 folks gathered on Bascom Hill at UW-Madison to hear President Obama speak Thursday. Photo: Leslie Amsterdam

October 5, 2012

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 4,244 other followers