Category Archives: Wisconsin Recall

Labor Day: Celebrating Unions’ Uplifting the American Worker

The Goal Of Unions Is And Always Has Been To Better The Standards Of Life For Wage Earners  The TRUE meaning of Labor Day has been hijacked like every other American holiday and demurred to the official weekend closing the summer … Continue reading

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Mr. Obama, Tear Down the Private Profit Prisons

“…men who so uneasily tolerate superiors patiently suffer a master, and show themselves proud and servile at the same time.” –Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America In 2007, a teenager in a depressed county of Northeastern Pennsylvania, recently bereft of … Continue reading

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Happy Labor Day, America

Today is Labor Day.  It can be a challenge to remember today’s purpose, because the accomplishments of the labor movement are marked by what doesn’t happen.  But it’s important to reflect on the contours of your life to remember the … Continue reading

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Walker win victory for redistribution of wealth upward

Bernie Sanders was on-the-money (pun intended) with his assessment of the Walker victory in Wisconsin: There is an aggressiveness out there among the ruling class of this country, among the billionaires who are saying: “You know what? Ya, we got … Continue reading

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Friday Funnies

This week’s political illustrations from the gifted and talented Mario Piperni: Via About.com:

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MSM: There they go again

Walker won his recall election, yes that’s true. Walker won by 7 points; 53% to 46%. Which means the electorate is nearly evenly split. But the corporate, mainstream media is treating it like it was a landslide. At CNN, David … Continue reading

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To add injury to insult

Yes, I know that’s backwards – for a reason. Some woman slapped Tom Barrett after he conceded to Scott Walker in the Wisconsin recall election.: Better view of the slap here: http://bcove.me/0ogisf0p

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Wisconsin Recall – Where was OWS?

The loses in Wisconsin never should have happened. I’m asking the question: Where was the Occupy movement? Did they vote? I’ve seen comments in site after site where OWS supporters trash Democrats with even more vitriol than we hear from … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Recall Updates

Update – 9pm MST: The media is calling this too early. With 88% reporting, Walker leads by 9 points. But the last numbers coming in will be from Milwaukee and Madison, Democratic strongholds. The final result will be close. Barrett … Continue reading

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Video Clips of the Week

President Obama and the fight for LGBT rights:

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Walker’s allies as dirty as ever

I’ve seen this story in the liberal/progressive blogosphere but BlueCheddar.net took the time to delve into it a little further. It appears that Scott Walker’s allies, in a desperate attempt to attack all enemies of the crooked Walker, sent out … Continue reading

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Scott Walker’s Deer Czar Debacle

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has hired Dr. James Kroll to be his White-Tailed Deer trustee, otherwise known as the Wisconsin Deer Czar.  Of course being appointed by Scott Walker is a leading indicator that Dr. Kroll is a right wing freakazoid, and sure … Continue reading

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