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Wisconsin Republicans abandoning Scott Walker

March 29, 2015 by Barbara With On March 25, 2015, former editor of the Waukesha Freeman and conservative Pete Kennedy published an opinion piece in the paper urging Wisconsin conservatives to not only reject Scott Walker, but to hold him accountable for the damage he has done to the state. Kennedy is not the only Wisconsin Republican abandoning […]

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MacIver Institute Asks: “Why Is ALEC Writing Wisconsin Legislation?”

March 2, 2015  By WCMC The MacIver Institute momentarily came to its senses and realized that the Wisconsin protesters got it right — representative democracy is dead. MacIver, the self-described “public policy think tank” that in 2011-2012 “teamed up with American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) member Americans for Prosperity to produce a multi-million dollar TV ‘issue […]

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Scott Walker Confuses Democracy with Terrorism

February 27, 2015 by Michael Matheson During a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker stated, “If I can take on 100,000 protesters, I can do the same across the globe.” The remark was made in reference to America’s response to the terrorist group ISIS, who has conducted […]

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Capitol Protesters Bused to DOA Facility Without Being Charged, Released to Find Way Back in Bitter Snowstorm

By Jason Huberty, February 26, 2015 As Republicans rushed through a so-called “Right to Work” bill in the Wisconsin State Senate on Wednesday, some people were removed from the galleries for outbursts but not arrested, while at least two people were taken to an off-site Department of Administration processing facility and made to find their […]

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Scott Walker says destroying nurses’ unions in 2011 prepared him to take on Putin

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Scott Walker says busting teachers’ unions will have jihadists quivering in fear

   

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I❤️UW-Fourth Anniversary of Wisconsin Uprising

February 15, 2015 by Leslie Amsterdam Frigid temperatures with below zero wind chills did not keep several hundred citizens from celebrating the fourth anniversary of the I❤️UW rally of February 14, 2011, which ignited the Wisconsin Uprising. UW Faculty Organizing for Change hosted this year’s Stop the Cuts-SaveUW rally as a response to a proposed […]

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President Walker Primer: 4 things you should know about Scott Walker before it’s too late

February 15, 2015 by WCMC So … Scott Walker is all but officially running for president, and the country is getting a look at a man whom we residents of Wisconsin have been living with since before he became governor. While the national press has focused on the policies and conservative ideology that Walker has imposed on our […]

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Rally Images: UW Faculty, Staff, Students Oppose Walker’s Budget Cuts

February 14, 2015  By Nicole Desautels MADISON — A group called UW Faculty Organizing for Change held a ‘Stop the Cuts — Save the UW’ rally in bitterly cold weather on Library Mall this afternoon to protest Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed budget cuts to the UW System. PHOTOS BY NICOLE DESAUTELS

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Billionaire Chris Cline can’t afford Iron County lease payment

February 1, 2015 by WCMC On January 30, 2015, the Northland News Center reported that Gogebic Taconite, which is financed by Chris Cline of North Palm Beach FL, had not paid their $10,000 lease payment for land essential for the construction of their proposed open-pit mountaintop-removal iron ore mine in Wisconsin’s Iron County. According to the […]

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