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Solidarity Sing Along at the Wisconsin State Capitol August 19, 2013  Photo: Rebecca Kemble

Capitol Crack Down Distracts from Illegal Paramilitary Militia Deployed in Northern Wisconsin

August 20, 2103 by Barbara With Since March 2011, a group of singers have gathered at the Wisconsin State Capitol to protest the government of Scott Walker. For over two years, they’ve exercised their right to assemble peacefully at noon and sing songs that express their outrage at the current administration’s policies and criminal acts […]

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The capitol rotunda.

The Rule Is Unsound And Should Not Be Implemented

July 17, 2013  By Linda Roberson [What follows are written comments submitted to the Wisconsin Department of Administration as part of the public input process on the promulgation of emergency administrative rules. - Editors] Thank you for giving me the opportunity to share my thoughts about the proposed “emergency” revisions to Ch. Adm. 2. My […]

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Former Capitol Police Chief Charles Tubbs enjoys a reunion with free speech activists. Photo by Samantha Masterton

Scott Walker Won’t Be Governor Someday

July 16, 2013  By Paula Mohan [What follows are written comments submitted to the Wisconsin Department of Administration as part of the public input process on the promulgation of emergency administrative rules. - Editors] I testified at the public hearing on Friday and would like to supplement those comments with this written testimony. There is […]

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A group of school children visiting the capitol.

FDR’s Four Freedoms

July 17, 2013  By David Rolnick [What follows are written comments submitted to the Wisconsin Department of Administration as part of the public input process on the promulgation of emergency administrative rules. - Editors] In his series of four paintings illustrating President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s Four Freedoms, the very traditionalist and conservative American illustrator Norman Rockwell depicted […]

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Bob LaFollette Would Be Proud

July 16, 2013  By Genie Ogden [What follows are written comments submitted to the Wisconsin Department of Administration as part of the public input process on the promulgation of emergency administrative rules. - Editors] The Rules start out describing an “emergency” dating back to the occupation of the Capitol over 2 years ago, that only […]

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Honor Wisconsin Citizens Like My Father And Me

July 15, 2013  By Peggy Porter Koeing [What follows are written comments submitted to the Wisconsin Department of Administration as part of the public input process on the promulgation of emergency administrative rules. - Editors] When I was seven years old, my father took me to the Wisconsin State Capitol.  My memories of that day […]

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The People of Wisconsin Deserve Better

July 15, 2013  By Linda Rolnick [What follows are written comments submitted to the Wisconsin Department of Administration as part of the public input process on the promulgation of emergency administrative rules. - Editors] Donna Sorenson Department of Administration Via email: Donna.Sorenson@Wisconsin.gov                Hand Delivered Please consider this to be an extension of my remarks […]

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Solidarity  Forever

The First Amendment Is Our Permit

July 14, 2013,  By Jerry McDonough [What follows are written comments submitted to the Wisconsin Department of Administration as part of the public input process on the promulgation of emergency administrative rules. - Editors] In February, 1904 the State Capitol building was destroyed by fire. The Governor at the time was also a Republican. There […]

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Quit Trying to Silence Our Voices

Quit Trying to Silence Our Voices

July 14, 2013  By Pam Robson [What follows are written comments submitted to the Wisconsin Department of Administration as part of the public input process on the promulgation of emergency administrative rules. - Editors] I used to walk through the Capitol several times a week, on my way somewhere, maybe on an errand, or maybe […]

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Will "GoodBaby" Gruber at the public hearing on July 12, 2013.

Will “Good Baby” Gruber’s testimony transcribed

July 13, 2013 On July 12, 2013, Will “Good Baby” Gruber evoked the jazz poetry of the Beat Generation at a public hearing on emergency rules at the Capitol. WCMC transcribed Will’s testimony because it’s just that awesome. Enjoy. yay good babies SWEEEET hi William Gruber I just got done with five charges they’re giving […]

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