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I woke up today eager to return to the capitol, after a good Light Brigade action last night, when we shined a message on the building even while the Republicans were shutting down the public ...
by noise of rain
Comment Count 83 comments on Wed Feb 25, 2015 at 07:58 PM PST with 97 Recommends
In a 3-0 ruling , Wisconsin’s Fourth District Court of Appeals today upheld a lower court’s ruling that an administrative rule used to arrest and cite peaceful protesters in the Wisconsin ...
by Giles Goat Boy
Comment Count 23 comments on Thu Jan 29, 2015 at 10:37 AM PST with 110 Recommends
I haven't offered an update on the Solidarity Sing Along in a while, but it is still going strong. The sing along is a noon-hour singing protest that has occurred at the Wisconsin State Capitol ...
by Giles Goat Boy
Comment Count 52 comments on Fri Oct 24, 2014 at 03:46 AM PDT with 233 Recommends
#WalkerIsTOAST #HesDone Toast at the WI Solidarity Sing Along 8/22/14. ...
by affinis
Comment Count 31 comments on Sat Aug 23, 2014 at 12:34 AM PDT with 81 Recommends
The weather has been dry around Madison, Wisconsin lately. Not too hot, just dry. We needed some rain. We got some today – a thorough, soaking rain with some friendly thunder – right around ...
by Giles Goat Boy
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Aug 21, 2014 at 06:27 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
Three officers from the Wisconsin Capitol Police Department are being sued by a Madison, Wisconsin radio host. Dominic Salvia, who co-hosts a show on The Mic 92.1 , was arrested on July 24, 2013 ...
by Giles Goat Boy
Comment Count 52 comments on Mon Mar 31, 2014 at 09:11 AM PDT with 207 Recommends
The Voice Project describes its work as utilizing "the power of music to effect positive social change, promote human rights and defend freedom of expression around the globe. We strive to see how ...
by Giles Goat Boy
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Mar 11, 2014 at 08:36 PM PDT with 48 Recommends
Well, I must say it is really nice to have some exciting, positive news to report from Wisconsin. A consortium of Madison area labor and religious organizations is bringing North Carolina's Moral ...
by Giles Goat Boy
Comment Count 61 comments on Thu Mar 06, 2014 at 08:09 PM PST with 143 Recommends
Today was the mandatory public hearing on the proposed new rules put forward by the Wisconsin Department of Administration. "The rule order amends Chapter Adm. 2, relating to use of state buildings ...
by badscience
Comment Count 38 comments on Fri Feb 21, 2014 at 06:40 PM PST with 90 Recommends
Tonight I gloat in the news that the Capitol Police's summer smackdowns of Solidarity Singing was found unconstitutional in the eyes of the law. Those militarized bastards were taking gentle ...
by noise of rain
Comment Count 97 comments on Wed Feb 05, 2014 at 07:04 PM PST with 261 Recommends
A Dane County, Wisconsin judge has declared unconstitutional an administrative rule used by Governor Scott Walker's administration to cite hundreds of Capitol singers, observers, protesters, and ...
by Giles Goat Boy
Comment Count 37 comments on Wed Feb 05, 2014 at 03:00 PM PST with 136 Recommends
First, let me beg for forgiveness from all the Green Bay Packers fans out there. My satirical post last night apparently caused more than a few of you to drop your fried cheese curds. Hopefully no ...
by Giles Goat Boy
Comment Count 68 comments on Thu Jan 02, 2014 at 06:24 PM PST with 196 Recommends
Milwaukee, WI: In 2013, the Overpass Light Brigade (OLB) worked hard to shed light on issues ignored by the mainstream media. Along with the other 40 affiliates comprising the nationwide Light ...
by noise of rain
Comment Count 34 comments on Wed Jan 01, 2014 at 03:22 PM PST with 85 Recommends
Today I had the honor of airing my Festivus grievances in the State Capitol Rotunda in Madison. Serving as master of ceremonies was our friend and compadre Giles Goat Boy in his best George Costanza ...
by ruleoflaw
Comment Count 48 comments on Mon Dec 23, 2013 at 07:26 PM PST with 93 Recommends
What do you get when you put Woody Guthrie, carbon monoxide, frozen custard, and Cheez Doodles in a big metal box and shake it for two hours? photo by Joe Brusky There are buses more famous than ...
by Giles Goat Boy
Comment Count 26 comments on Sun Nov 17, 2013 at 10:06 AM PST with 41 Recommends
When a person rises to the top, more often than not, they've been lifted. When a man or woman is described as "fallen", I suspect they have been pushed. When monuments and movements, institutions ...
by ruleoflaw
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Sep 11, 2013 at 06:37 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
You knew it had to happen: a book documenting Wisconsin’s legendary Solidarity Sing Along’s courageous stand against Governor Scott Walker’s attempts to shut them down. The Sing Along began ...
by Giles Goat Boy
Comment Count 24 comments on Mon Sep 09, 2013 at 07:42 PM PDT with 45 Recommends
From Mobius: The Journal of Social Change, Fall, 2013 mobiusmagazine.com Every weekday at noon, citizens gather at the Wisconsin State Capitol to sing. And face arrest. They are unbowed because ...
by Vampire Cabbie
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Sep 03, 2013 at 10:59 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Scott Walker has hit a laughable new low in his attempt to stop the Solidarity Sing Along, a singing protest/lovefest that has occurred every weekday at the Wisconsin State Capitol since March 11th, ...
by Giles Goat Boy
Comment Count 140 comments on Thu Aug 29, 2013 at 09:42 AM PDT with 394 Recommends
(Update at bottom of diary... new video compilation footage in!) The Solidarity Sing Along continues to grow in Madison. Walker's palace guards are obviously getting frustrated, as the press is ...
by noise of rain
Comment Count 201 comments on Mon Aug 26, 2013 at 01:24 PM PDT with 287 Recommends