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Walker Recruits DOJ in Escalating Clampdown on Dissent

By Nicole Desautels Schulte and Edward Kuharski It’s discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit. -Noël Coward Photo by Anton Podgaiko. On the same day that a Russian court found three women guilty of “hooliganism” and sentenced them to prison for a “punk prayer” stunt in which […]

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Wisconsin: New Year, Same Stench

June 5, 2012 What we got tonight in Wisconsin was the same old stench, coming from the same old corner of the room. To wit, there was a huge turnout (highly favorable to the Democratic candidate Barrett), in fact they’re still waiting in line to vote in Milwaukee and elsewhere nearly two hours after poll […]

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The Protest Blues

By Lisa Wells   I got those sad old weary blues. I don’t know where to turn. I don’t know where to go. Nobody cares about you When you sink so low. What shall I do? What shall I say? Shall I take a gun and Put myself away? I wonder if One bullet would […]

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Editorial: On Integrity

By the Members of the Wisconsin Citizens Media Cooperative We have reported allegations against Scott Walker made by Dr. Bernadette Gillick, who unequivocally states she knew him at Marquette University. Dr. Gillick has put her reputation on the line in making them. The allegations are serious, and based on our research we judged Dr. Gillick […]

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According to Source Inside DWD, Secretary Newson Ordered Bad Job Numbers Hidden Until After Election

A source in the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) has alleged that DWD Secretary Reggie Newson has ordered staff not to discuss new and disappointing data on jobs in Wisconsin until after the June 5th election. Reggie Newson’s assistant, Laurel Steinmeyer, said that Newson was “traveling to Milwaukee” and was unavailable for comment, and […]

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Why Didn’t Walker Exempt ALL Police Agencies From Provisions of Act 10?

_______________________________________________________________________________ Walker: “Well, we’re going to start in a couple weeks with our budget adjustment bill… The first step is, we’re going to deal with collective bargaining for all public employee unions, because you use divide and conquer.” _______________________________________________________________________________ The following is a letter written by a Wisconsin law enforcement officer who wishes to remain […]

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Women (and Men) Unite Against the War on Women

MADISON —  “Attention 2012 candidates: I’m watching. And I will vote!” That is the sentiment sweeping the nation during this election year. On Saturday, April 28, women rallied to defend their rights at events held in cities across the country. From Anchorage, Alaska, to Tallahassee, Florida, from Honolulu, Hawaii, to Concord, New Hampshire, Americans came […]

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Kleefisch on the “Women Who Are Aborted”

Madison —  Whatever one’s views are on abortion, most people would agree that, logically speaking, the best way to reduce the abortion rate (and teen pregnancy rate) in the state of Wisconsin would be to provide comprehensive education on how to prevent unintended pregnancies as well as to make contraceptives affordable and widely available. But […]

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Got Racism? Romney Does.

By Edward Kuharski As the Tuesday presidential primary election approached, Republican candidate Mitt Romney made two campaign appearances (using the term loosely) in the Madison area. Saturday’s was an appearance of approx. 1.5 seconds each on arrival and on departure from the Walker campaign’s Fitchburg “Victory Center” boiler room. It was oddly reminiscent of a […]

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