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Scott Walker Confuses Democracy with Terrorism

February 27, 2015 by Michael Matheson During a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker stated, “If I can take on 100,000 protesters, I can do the same across the globe.” The remark was made in reference to America’s response to the terrorist group ISIS, who has conducted […]

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It’s Not Just A Pleasure To Sing, It’s Our Duty

July 16, 2013  By Martha Florey [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] Dear Secretary Huebsch: I am writing in opposition to the current DOA Capitol access emergency rule and proposed permanent amendment of […]

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No Reason to Change Capitol Rules

July 15, 2013  by Wisconsin State Assembly Representative Chris Taylor [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 the opportunity to submit written testimony regarding the proposed revisions to Wis. Adm. 2. […]

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New Rules are Sloppy and Misguided

July 15, 2013  By Edward Kuharski [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] To whom it may concern: I provided testimony at the hearing on Friday afternoon, and I would like to submit the […]

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We’re Still Here

July 15, 2013  By Ryan Wherley [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] On the afternoon of Friday, July 12th, citizens and Winter Soldiers of the great state of Wisconsin spoke truth to power […]

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Gone to Trial for Holding a Sign?

July 14, 2013,  By Jeri Troia [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] My name is Jeri Troia. I live in Madison. I am a substitute teacher. I come to sing at the Solidarity […]

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Some Days I Cry While I Sing

July 14, 2013  By Tom 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] SOME DAYS I CRY;  SOME DAYS I SING; SOME DAYS I CRY WHILE I SING Since the time I was a […]

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Protest Singers’ Noses Swell in Wake of Capitol Chief’s Comments

[EDITOR’S NOTE:  Thisis an open-source correction/continuation of Clay Barbour’s article published by WCMC since the WSJ couldn’t be bothered to fact check for him.  Think of  it as a little bit country,  a little bit rock-n-roll.] Protest singers’ numbers grow noses swell in wake of Capitol chief’s comments The ranks noses of participants of the […]

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As The Rotunda Turns: Episode #368 – Kerfuffle in The Capitol

“On the 15th of May, in the jungle of Nool, In the heat of the day, in the cool of the pool, He was splashing…enjoying the jungle’s great joys… When Horton the elephant heard a small noise.” On Friday, February 17, Reps. David Craig and Paul Farrow sent a letter to Department of Administration secretary Mike Huebsch. In […]

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