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I've read several recent opuses (opi?) about the Kansas economy going down the sewer pipe. All of them were written by people and/or were full of quotes from people who may know a lot more about ...
by wolfbane in AZ
Comment Count 152 comments on Sat Jul 19, 2014 at 05:46 PM PDT with 262 Recommends
Dem leadership and apparatus doesn't have to denounce Trickle Down because the Pope says it's bad. It's because Trickle-Down is bad for us, and attacking it is how Democrats will get turnout and win ...
by Jim P
Comment Count 206 comments on Fri Nov 29, 2013 at 07:22 PM PST with 217 Recommends
You may have heard something about the Marquette Law School poll that was released last week, and while the headline number is the tanking approval ratings of Gov Scott Walker, whose approval is ...
by Jake formerly of the LP
Comment Count 78 comments on Sun Apr 19, 2015 at 05:43 PM PDT with 190 Recommends
UPDATE 6: I just got back. While I was gone, Sagebrush Bob reported that TED has released the video of the censored talk. Sagebrush posted the video at bottom of the comment thread. Go and see for ...
by Words In Action
Comment Count 75 comments on Thu May 17, 2012 at 07:18 AM PDT with 164 Recommends
In case you missed it, the BLS and the individual states released their jobs numbers for June this week. Here in Wisconsin, I was wondering if that impending release was playing a role in Scott ...
by Jake formerly of the LP
Comment Count 53 comments on Sat Jul 19, 2014 at 02:58 PM PDT with 106 Recommends
Queued for cross-posting on caucus99percent . Neoliberalism, that buzzword--the definition of which is the source of many a misdirection and hi-jacking, the existence of which many kossacks will ...
by Words In Action
Comment Count 153 comments on Sun Apr 19, 2015 at 05:02 PM PDT with 96 Recommends
Given today's headline of the Wisconsin GOP deciding to introduce and ram through (right-to) work-for-less bill, as well as Governor Walker's promise to sign such ...
by Jake formerly of the LP
Comment Count 31 comments on Fri Feb 20, 2015 at 01:08 PM PST with 95 Recommends
In addition to the tanking approval ratings of our Governor and his policies, there was another bit of news that added to Scott Walker's dubious standing today. The March 2015 Wisconsin jobs ...
by Jake formerly of the LP
Comment Count 36 comments on Thu Apr 16, 2015 at 04:55 PM PDT with 73 Recommends
The deficit in Wisconsin that resulted from Thursday's summary of budget requests and revenue projections from the Wisconsin Department of Administration were bad enough. To review, $197 million ...
by Jake formerly of the LP
Comment Count 47 comments on Sun Nov 23, 2014 at 06:10 AM PST with 58 Recommends
A personal observation of capitalism in America since Ronald Reagan introduced " trickle-down ", and how unfettered competition may prove detrimental to both competitors and consumers.
by Rick Shreiner
Comment Count 96 comments on Tue Mar 13, 2012 at 07:24 PM PDT with 56 Recommends
Did you know that when federal programs were cut by the GoP House those cuts resulted in each state receiving far less in federal dollars, and that each state then cut the amount municipalities ...
by lilongo
Comment Count 43 comments on Mon Feb 04, 2013 at 08:08 PM PST with 51 Recommends
You may have read about our fair Governor's approval tanking in another poll over the last week, but you may not realize how bad those numbers really are. When you take a bit of a closer look, it's ...
by Jake formerly of the LP
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Apr 25, 2015 at 10:12 AM PDT with 40 Recommends
One of the top claims Scott Walker will plan to make in his presidential campaign is how he's "balanced the Wisconsin state budget by making tough choices without raising taxes." Well, we have ...
by Jake formerly of the LP
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Jan 21, 2015 at 04:13 AM PST with 40 Recommends
Over the last 4 years, there have been numerous comparisons done between the economic and social fates of Wisconsin and our neighbors to the west in Minnesota (one of the best came from Lawrence ...
by Jake formerly of the LP
Comment Count 24 comments on Tue Dec 09, 2014 at 05:40 PM PST with 35 Recommends
Scott Walker may be spending this weekend at Steve King’s race-bashfest in Iowa and the Koch Brothers’ soiree in Palm Springs. But he still has a "day job" that involves a six-figure salary ...
by Jake formerly of the LP
Comment Count 18 comments on Sat Jan 24, 2015 at 09:45 AM PST with 34 Recommends
Since Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has a bit of a scary Ronald Reagan fetish , let's take a page from The Gipper's book, and ask if we are better off fiscally in Wisconsin than we were 4 years ...
by Jake formerly of the LP
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Jan 05, 2015 at 06:44 PM PST with 24 Recommends
It is remarkable to see Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker desperately having to convince people that his policies are somehow working 2 weeks before the election. And this is particularly the case ...
by Jake formerly of the LP
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Oct 21, 2014 at 05:23 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
The tide is turning against the long decades of neoliberalism that have plagued both the developed and the developing world. Here's another data point : A new paper by researchers at the ...
by Th0rn
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Feb 26, 2014 at 12:21 PM PST with 23 Recommends
Consumer Demand creates Jobs . Average people spending money, to buy stuff -- creates Jobs. Lowering the Top Marginal Tax Rate DOES NOT create Jobs . It simply makes Rich people richer. They take ...
by jamess
Comment Count 20 comments on Mon Nov 12, 2012 at 08:11 AM PST with 17 Recommends
A report comes in from a constituent in the Nashville area, after yesterday's ...
by Benintn
Comment Count 25 comments on Wed Oct 21, 2009 at 09:32 AM PDT with 17 Recommends