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Breitbart Blogger “Rebel Pundit” Supports the Walker/Fitz Recall, Thinks ALEC Members Should be Voted Out

While in Chicago covering the NATO protests I noticed a familiar face, who I have since learned is “Rebel Pundit” a blogger for breitbart.com, in a heated exchange talking with several nurses. I recognized him from a few events he had covered in Madison. There it seemed that his style was to get people he […]

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Arthur Kohl-Riggs granting numerous interviews while on the campaign trail in Green Bay.  Photo: Leslie Amsterdam

Up Close and Personal with Arthur Kohl-Riggs, Republican Primary Challenger to Governor Walker

By now you might have heard that Arthur Kohl-Riggs is running in the Republican primary against Scott Walker. The 23 year old Madison native, heavily involved in documenting the Wisconsin uprising of the last year, is running as a “Lincoln-La Follette Republican,” calling attention to how far the GOP has strayed from its progressive roots. […]

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ISO leads the rally in a march around the Capitol square during the rally. Photo: Leslie Amsterdam

Hoodie Rally Remembers Bo Morrison and Trayvon Martin

Several hundred people wearing hoodies gathered at the Wisconsin Capitol Saturday to show their support for two young men, whose recent deaths highlight the flaws in “Shoot first, question later” legislation adopted in the last few years in several states. Both laws mirror ALEC model legislation backed by the NRA, and similar laws are now […]

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Dan Suarez of ISO-Madison addresses the crowd. Photo: Leslie Amsterdam

“Shoot first, questions later” law claims first WI victim

A diverse crowd gathered Tuesday March 27 on the UW campus for a Speak Out designed to highlight the recent deaths of two young unarmed African-American men, both shot dead by individuals who claimed they acted in self defense. Bo Morrison, 20, of West Bend, WI was shot while hiding on a back porch of […]

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Arthur Kohl-Riggs pleads Not Guilty. Photo: Leslie Amsterdam

Camera Returned, Civil Rights Still Missing

On March 23, 2012 Arthur Kohl-Riggs finally got his video camera out of Wisconsin Capitol Police custody. It was impounded on March 13, 2012 when Kohl-Riggs was detained for simply having the camera with him in the Assembly gallery. WI Capitol Police informed him at that time that the camera was considered evidence even though Kohl-Riggs […]

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Arthur Kohl-Riggs and Capitol Police officers Photo: Leslie Amsterdam

Still Without A Camera, One Week After Questionable Arrest

Arthur Kohl-Riggs still doesn’t have his video camera. The Madison, WI video journalist was arrested on March 13, 2012 for simply having his camera with him in the Assembly gallery of the WI State Legislature. The police are holding his camera as evidence. Yesterday, Kohl-Riggs’ attorney, Susan M. Crawford of Cullen Weston Pines & Bach, […]

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Lutheran High School visits Solidarity Sing Along.  photo: Leslie Amsterdam

Lutheran High School(Sheboygan) visits Solidarity Sing Along

  On Thursday March 15, 2012 the afternoon Solidarity Sing Along was taken over by a large group of supporters from Lutheran High School in Sheboygan.                           The students, parents and supporters were all in town to participate in the WIAA Boy’s High […]

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Possession of a Camera-A Crime in the WI Assembly

By Whitney Steffen, Leslie Amsterdam and Arthur Kohl-Riggs Above is a video of another unconstitutional arrest. However, this is more proof of the continued unprofessional behavior of the Capitol Police and Assembly Sergeant-at-Arms’ staff when it comes to rights, people’s property, and their safety. The Wisconsin State Assembly has its own set of rules. Assembly […]

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David Koch’s “Greater Purpose”

  Billionaire David Koch works on Madison Avenue in New York City. He doesn’t live or work in Wisconsin, and as far as I know, he’s never come here to meet the people.   But his company, Koch Industries, has major business interests in Wisconsin, including Georgia-Pacific Corporation and Koch Pipeline. David Koch has given […]

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Brian Fraley, Communications Director of the MacIver Institute considers a question by Arthur Kohl-Riggs

MacIver Institute and AFP “Working” for Walker Campaign

March 3, 2012  By Rebecca Kemble, Arthur Kohl-Riggs and Nicole Schulte On Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Arthur Kohl-Riggs of Shit Scott Walker Is Doing To My State interviewed Brian Fraley, Communications Director of the MacIver Institute.  MacIver describes itself as a “Wisconsin-based think tank that promotes free markets, individual freedom, personal responsibility and limited government.”  […]

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