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Wisconsin Republicans, newly re-entrenched in the governor's office and legislature, think it's time to mess around some more with public schools, which they've increasingly starved of cash to fund ...
by rlegro
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Jan 08, 2015 at 04:44 PM PST with 46 Recommends
Corporations bent on privatizing education seem to be reading straight out of the Koch brothers’ ALEC playbook these days – manufacturing all kinds of “crisis” ...
by SecularSchoolTeacher
Comment Count 93 comments on Sun Nov 02, 2014 at 09:44 AM PST with 69 Recommends
Democrat Mary Burke's campaign for Wisconsin governor has been running an extremely effective TV ad lately and it's about pizza. Actually, it's about Republican Gov. Scott Walker's overly ...
by rlegro
Comment Count 133 comments on Fri Oct 17, 2014 at 08:30 AM PDT with 302 Recommends
For voters in Florida's State Senate (District 12) race, primary voting begins tomorrow, Friday August 14, 2014. Registered Democrats are offered the choice between the incumbent, Geraldine F. ...
by decktrio
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Aug 14, 2014 at 07:32 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
A lot of questions in this story, but not many answers because: The school district failed to return multiple calls on Saturday. Sorg's district email has been disabled and several concerned ...
by Cadillac64
Comment Count 17 comments on Sun May 18, 2014 at 03:47 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
Well another non-presidential election just passed and while some results were good others left much to be desired. A chance to start to turn Virginia's House around mostly passed without success. I ...
by jusjtim35
Comment Count 25 comments on Sat Nov 09, 2013 at 04:19 PM PST with 24 Recommends
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has lined up some national Republican support for his outrage that the Justice Department is trying to block Louisiana'...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 47 comments on Fri Sep 20, 2013 at 07:48 AM PDT with 50 Recommends
Just after midnight this morning, the Republican-controlled Wisconsin State Senate passed the extreme, draconian, and irresponsible state budget, 17-16, with no Democrats voting for it and one ...
by DownstateDemocrat
Comment Count 22 comments on Thu Jun 20, 2013 at 10:32 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Wisconsin Republicans have now hit a new low. The Republican-controlled Joint Finance Committee of the Wisconsin State Legislature is expected to approve adding a statewide expansion of school ...
by DownstateDemocrat
Comment Count 41 comments on Wed Jun 05, 2013 at 01:04 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
Wait -€“ What just happened? A roundup of the week in news, May 12, 2013 Jessica Ahlquist to visit the Playboy Mansion Jessica Ahlquist will be honored with the Hugh ...
by NationalAtheistParty
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun May 12, 2013 at 09:16 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
This is the inaugural edition of a Thursday series focusing on Texas politics with the aim of taking back our state. At our meet-up last Saturday, the Houston Area Kossacks decided to launch this ...
by nomandates
Comment Count 82 comments on Thu Apr 04, 2013 at 01:59 PM PDT with 56 Recommends
Tennessee Republicans' anti-Muslim hysteria may actually do a good thing, if for the absolute wrong reason (anti-Muslim hysteria). The state legislature is considering a school voucher bill, but ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 40 comments on Wed Apr 03, 2013 at 07:51 AM PDT with 58 Recommends
Wisconsin is full of Concerned Citizens these days - according to Governor Scott Walker's office, at least. I've been in communication with one such Concerned Citizen who is hopping mad about a ...
by Giles Goat Boy
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Mar 11, 2013 at 06:15 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
In between the fog of all the budget talk, our screwed-up and corrupted Supreme Court also was in the headlines this week. First was the release from Supreme Court Justice Ann Walsh Bradley recusing ...
by Jake formerly of the LP
Comment Count 53 comments on Sun Feb 17, 2013 at 05:49 AM PST with 207 Recommends
KosAbility is a community diary series posted at 5 PM ET every Sunday and Wednesday by volunteer diarists. This is a gathering place for people who are living with disabilities, who love someone ...
by Deejay Lyn
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Oct 24, 2012 at 02:04 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
by WALTER BRASCH I hadn’t talked with Marshbaum for a couple of years, ever since he left newspaper journalism for more lucrative work in the fast food industry. But here he was in my office to ...
by brasch
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Aug 18, 2012 at 11:00 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Jesus Facepalms IT sounds like a plot dreamed up by the creators of Southpark, but it's all true: schoolchildren in Louisiana are to be taught that the Loch Ness monster is real in a bid by ...
by blue aardvark
Comment Count 65 comments on Tue Jun 26, 2012 at 06:01 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
When rolling out the Republican Senate's education reform bill in early May, NC Senator Pro Tem Phil Berger praised educational reforms in Florida as did the unusual brochure that accompanied the ...
by smiley7
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Jun 10, 2012 at 04:36 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
By Stephen Herzenberg, Third and State A story in Monday's New York Times � explores �the use of state tax credit programs to pay for "scholarships" for students who attend private ...
by ThirdandState
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed May 23, 2012 at 02:22 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Let's just admit it right now, They are all bullies. That's exactly who they are, that's who they've always been. The Mean Boys . It's not more complicated than that. That's who Paul Ryan is ...
by Frank Vyan Walton
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun May 13, 2012 at 08:34 AM PDT with 16 Recommends