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The Uber Bill and the Politics of Coincidence

February 7, 2016 by By Fred Schepartz Sometimes a coincidence is just a coincidence. Other times, when one connects the dots, where there is smoke, there is, in fact, fire. Such is the case of the Rideshare bill that passed both houses of the Wisconsin legislature and was signed into law by Gov. Scott Walker […]

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Repression, Resilience & Solidarity: The 4th Precinct Shutdown

Remember, human rights are your rights!

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The Kids are Alright: The “Bathroom Bill” Regulating Restroom Use in Schools Isn’t

November 22, 2015 by Sue Breckenridge On November 2, 2015, the US Department of Education ruled that Palatine High School District 211 has been discriminating against a female student on the basis of her sex. The Department determined that the school district is in violation of Title IX and is in violation of federal law for denying a student access to […]

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ACTION ALERT: Sign petition asking President Obama to continue John Doe II investigation in Wisconsin

July 20, 2015 by Barbara With SIGN THE PETITION requesting President Obama re-open the John Doe II investigation that the Wisconsin Supreme Court closed on July 16, 2015. We need 100,000 signatures by August 18 to escalate our plea to the President. Please sign the petition here: https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/investigate-wisconsin-supreme-court-and-its-decision-stop-john-doe-ii-investigation July 19, 2015 Dear President Obama, We the People […]

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Eagle Scout Scott Walker Doesn’t Know How to Fold American Flag

  July 19, 2015  By Jason Huberty Scott Walker bragged on the campaign trail about folding the American flag like he learned as a Boy Scout. In fact, Walker screwed up on step 2, as can be seen in the screenshot image taken from the Boy Scouts of America website. The field of stars should remain visible on […]

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Scott Walker Throws Curve Ball with His Two-Minute ‘Kohl’s’ Pitch

  July 17, 2015  By Nicole Desautels WISCONSIN — Scott Walker delighted the suburbanite crowd with his folksy, oft-repeated (even Jimmy Fallon had fun with it) “Kohl’s Curve” speech during his presidential campaign kick-off event at the Waukesha Expo Center on Monday. If this president thing doesn’t pan out for him, he has a bright future […]

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Walker says that the thing he at first didn’t admit to, but later admitted to, was ‘huge mistake’ (but wasn’t his fault)

  July 12, 2015  By Nicole Desautels At an Independence Day parade last weekend, Governor Scott Walker was asked point blank if he had been involved in the proposal to make changes to the Wisconsin’s open records law — drastic changes that would have led to a “secretive government hidden from public oversight.” Walker, at the time, refused to answer […]

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

Since this story was first published in February, Scott Walker has continued the patterns of deceit, corruption, and vindictiveness described in the original article. Most noticeable is his failed effort to enact what would have amounted to a “Wisconsin State Secrets Act,” and his subsequent clumsy attempts to deny responsibility.

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Rep. Robin Vos (R-63) drinking beer during the evacuation of the Capitol because of a "credible bomb threat." Photo: Jason Huberty

Lawmakers Drinking on the Job Shielded from Press Scrutiny

July 11, 2015 by Barbara With On July 8, about four hours into the 2015 Assembly budget debate, the State Capitol was evacuated for what police called a “credible bomb threat.” During the evacuation, a group of male legislators headed to a sidewalk tavern across the street from the Capitol for what the Capital Times dubbed a “bipartisan beer summit.” Among the beer […]

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Walker doesn’t deny being involved in Open Records changes

July 5, 2015    By Nicole Desautels Wisconsin governor Scott Walker showed off his “word salad” skills in front of reporters on Saturday at a Wauwatosa Independence Day parade. Walker was asked directly, in an on-camera interview shot by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Mary Spicuzza, about his involvement in the proposal to make changes to the state’s open records […]

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