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Why the 2016 rigged Democratic primary isn’t going away

May 21, 2019 by Barbara With In July 2016, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) was caught rigging the Democratic primary in favor of Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders. On the eve of the Democratic National Convention, DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz and three other top DNC officials were forced to step down when Wikileaks emails […]

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Before there were Super Delegates: The Henry Wallace Story

April 16, 2016 by Barbara With The rise of independents Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders in this year’s presidential primary—both men are new to their respective parties—has created a dilemma for the party loyalists and their bosses. While the Republicans are frantically trying to hatch a plan to stop Trump, the Democrats have a device—superdelegates—specifically […]

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Live From Planet McKenna: Distort, Deceive

September 9, 2013  By Bill Dunn “Broadcasting live from Planet Madison, where everything is beyond parody,” is how Vicki McKenna opens her “Upfront” show on WIBA-AM. Going by my dictionary’s definition of upfront as frank, honest, candid or forthright, I must either say, “Vicky, thy name is perfidy” or “Please, check your sources, or lack […]

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Vietnam War Veteran Arrested in Wisconsin Capitol While Standing Up for Free Speech

August 7, 2013  by Lady Forward Mike Hearington, a Vietnam War veteran with Veterans for Peace, was arrested over the noon hour for participating in the Solidarity Sing Along. Capitol Police took a large white Veterans for Peace flag from Harrington’s hands and rolled it up. They handcuffed Hearington and marched him out of the […]

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Will Williams Falls While In Police Custody At WI Capitol 8.1.13

August 2, 2013  by Leslie Amsterdam and Rebecca Kemble Longtime Madison peace activist Will Williams, 70, was arrested for singing over the noon hour at the Wisconsin State Capitol on Thursday.  He fell on his back on a marble staircase en route to the basement police processing center while escorted by four Capitol police officers. […]

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