Archive | October, 2012

October 18, 2012

Read about the latest Capitol crackdown here: https://wcmcoop.com/2012/10/14/walker-administration-targets-perceived-sing-along-leaders/

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The Unwelcome Wagon: A Prelude to “Greyhound Therapy”?

By Edward Kuharski [ Note about the title:  Mayor Soglin has been reported to have used the phrase “Greyhound therapy,” an unsubtle euphemism for putting unwanted people on a bus to another city, in a meeting in the County Executive’s office.  It is a distasteful phrase but is consistent with other statements the Mayor has […]

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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 […]

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October 17, 2012

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October 16, 2012

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October 15, 2012

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Walker Administration Targets Perceived Sing Along Leaders

By wcmcoop The Walker Administration’s crackdown on the Solidarity Sing Along is continuing through a steady flow of citations sent by certified mail. See this timeline for September’s citations. Capitol Police Chief Erwin’s strategy appears to be the targeting of citizens he has identified as “leaders.” Five of the seven tickets issued so far in October […]

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A Color Coded Timeline for September Capitol Citations

Photos by Leslie Amsterdam, Lisa Wells, Rebecca Kemble, Callen Harty, Dawn Henke, and Erica Case. In the month of September 2012, the Capitol Police issued 59 citations to 22 citizens for exercising their rights to freedom of speech and peaceful assembly. The timeline above illustrates what those who come to the Capitol already know: that […]

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October 12, 2012

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October 11, 2012

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