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A Genuine Candidate for the May 8 GOP Primary!

There is no such thing as “normal” in politics. What is “normal,” anyway, and who defines it? Whatever “normal” is, it has hit a new low under the Walker regime. Honesty in elections has completely gone out the window. Just check out the Republican strategy for attempting to nab the election in the governor’s race. […]

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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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Large, Diverse Crowd Turns Out to Denounce Walker’s Policies

Madison — The crowd swelled to an estimated 65,000 on Saturday as citizens from across the state gathered on the Capitol Square to condemn Governor Scott Walker for his year of assault on all that Wisconsinites hold dear: Workers rights, education, healthcare, the environment, First Amendment rights, voters rights, public safety, women’s reproductive rights, human […]

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Pocan & Risser Lead Effort to Restore Collective Bargaining

March 8, 2012 by WCMC On Thursday, State Representative Mark Pocan and Senator Fred Risser held a joint news conference to announce the Collective Bargaining Restoration Act, which would repeal the anti-union provisions of Wisconsin Act 10. March 11 will mark the one-year anniversary of Governor Walker’s signing of Act 10, which stripped Wisconsin’s public […]

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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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Wisconsin Uprising Marks One-Year Anniversary

February 15, 2012 by Lady Forward Valerie Van Horn brought her crock pot to the rotunda on Tuesday to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the beginning of the Wisconsin Uprising. Shortly after the capitol occupation ended last winter, the Department of Administration came up with a list of items “prohibited” from the capitol. A foamboard […]

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Republicans Declare War on Sovereign Nations of Wisconsin

January 25, 2012 By Barbara With In one of the most stunning displays of fascism yet to be witnessed in the hostile takeover of Wisconsin, yesterday Rep. Jeff Stone (R-Greendale) declared war on the all 11 sovereign tribal nations within the borders of the state. During yesterday’s executive session of the Jobs, Economy and Small […]

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