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|Yup, Clinton can tell the Beltway media to go to hell
Heavens! Is that Hillary with some "everyday Americans"? BLASPHEMY! The same day I lauded ...
|Scott Walker Fired as Chair of His Own Job Creation Agency
The Joint Finance Committee of the Republican-controlled Wisconsin Legislature has agreed to a set of changes to the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), including a provision to fire ...
|Giles Goat Boy||05/22/2015||8|
|Lobbying: The Global Toxic Effect
Firstly let me state that I am all for personal lobbying I regard it as an essential democratic right. However being a commie socialist nazi I do not think corporations are "people too, my friend" ...
|10% of the U.S. population is now enrolled in ACA-enabled healthcare coverage.
Cross-posted at ACASignups....
|You Know it's Bad When GOP Reps Vote Scott Walker Out as Head of Flagship Agency (Big Update)
Questions about WEDC are dogging Scott Walker Oh, yeah, the normally Scott Walker-subservient Republican Legislators who infest majorities in the Wisconsin State Legislature have told us all we ...
|Walker Fired from WEDC!
this came up while scanning the Journal Sentinel http://www.jsonline.com/news/statepolitics/joint-finance-to-deal-today-with-troubled-wedc-cuts-to-seniorcare-b99504512z1-304551231.html Walker ...
|Primary season flip-flops won't hurt Republicans, former Romney adviser says
Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) As the Republican presidential primary gets into gear, the ...
|Cartoons - Two For Thursday
Check out my site. I posted an exclusive cartoon there today and there's more to come this weekend.
|Scott Walkers Vetting Begins
Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin is presently leading the polls for the republican presidential nomination. Just this morning on DailyKos, in response to Abbreviated Pundit Round-up, I offered ...
|Washington State poll shows Clinton dominant among both Republican and Democratic rivals
Public Policy Polling has some new numbers from ...
|Republican 2016 candidates almost uniformly give undocumented immigrants the heave ho
GOP 2016 hopefuls have decided it's all about the base on ...
|Republicans hope ISIS will help them fearmonger their way to the White House
Republicans think they can get voters to forget who's really ...
|If Hillary wants to avoid the beltway political media, well then, that's very smart
Hillary Clinton, at a small-business roundtable in Iowa, loses nothing by bypassing the traditional ...
|Fox News has set the rules. Which GOP candidates will make it onto the debate stage?
Eight looked like a lot in 2012 debates, but ...
|Wisconsin Legislature really is insane
Reading this list from the Wisconsin DHS https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/publications/p4/p44578.pdf just makes me angrier the more I look at it. It's inconsistent (you can buy fresh sweet potatoes/...
|Scott 'Shifty' Walker explains what a real flip-flopper is and he isn't one
"Sometimes, my own stances just slip ...
|WI-Sen: Sherrod Brown (D. OH) Helps Russ Feingold (D) Get Ready To Defeat Ron Johnson (R)
Received this e-mail from one of my favorite U.S. ...
|UPDATE: WELL I'LL BE DAMNED: Luis Lang quits GOP, calls for Single Payer.
Wow. All I can say is...good for him, seriously: Lifelong Republican Turns On His Party, Embraces Obamacare Luis Lang, who is currently crowdfunding for medical expenses that he can’t afford ...
|Confessions of Scott Walkers Pale Blue Shirt: Volume 2, More Confessions
Pale blue shirt here. I'm back. Hello, there. I'm Scott Walkers pale blue campaigning shirt. You've met me before . I'm the shirt that'...
|WI-Sen: Ron Johnson (R), 'I May Trust Ayatollah Over Obama On Details Of Iran Deal'
More words of insanity from one of the most vulnerable Tea Part U.S. Senators: http://www.buzzfeed.com/andrewkaczynski/senate-homeland-security-chairman-ayatollah-could-be-more-tr?utm_term=.
|BOOM: Guess what just *officially* hit 12.0 million?
This Just In... After all the fuss and bother made over the #ACATaxTime Special Enrollment Period by myself and others, the final number of QHP selections was announced in the most understated way ...
|DON'T PANIC! Four questions to ask when reading a Scary Rate Increase® headline
OK, I admit this is a bit of a tease; the actual story is over at healthinsurance.org (which has exclusive rights to pieces I write specifically for them). However, I felt that the dKos community ...
|Hillary Clinton takes aim at Citizens United, while Republicans are all about the billionaires
Republicans keep trying to make a big deal over donations ...
|Walker loses a round in court
Haven't seen this in a diary yet, so here's a short one on a bit of news. (Where are you, puddytat??) All of us in Wisconsin who lose sleep thinking that Scott Walker may spend and slime his way ...
|birds along the fox
|Why I Would Like To Thank Royal Dutch Shell
Perverse as it may seem A stark counterpoint to Van Beurden’s speech comes from a 2013 Shell New Lens Scenario planning document which suggests industry talk of lowering global carbon dioxide (...
|Scott Walker stands by firing American workers as his top foreign policy idea
Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) Scott Walker got a little bit of side-eye from ...
|The Acceptance This Is Now Purely A Sunni - Shia Conflict ?
The key word being lead Iraq's government has asked Shia-led militias to prepare to deploy and fight in the Anbar province, after the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group overran the ...
|Smoking gun for Walker's WEDC? A Timeline.
Excellent reporting this weekend from the Wisconsin State Journal digging into one particularly jaw-dropping $500k loan made by Scott Walker's Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) . The ...
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|Teachers' Lounge: Bullies
Almost all of us (probably all of us) have experienced bullying of one or more types in our lives. It comes from our "friends" (even those who often really are what we think of as friends), from ...
|Scott Walker heads to Washington to pander to the 'religious' far right
Look, I'll hate whatever you tell me to. While Wisconsin Governor and likely Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker is a favorite among business leaders looking for favors and wealthy ...
|UPDATE- Unintimidated Scott Walker pulls 180 on strategy at corrupt jobs agency he created
Another Friday, and another drastic and intriguing difference of direction from our fair Governor regarding the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC). One week after an audit from the ...
|Jake formerly of the LP||05/16/2015||11|
|Update x4: "Attorney Chad" is about to have a really bad weekend.
My friend was killed in the @Amtrak crash. Her family received this note. I think we should all give Chad a call... pic.twitter.com/CH59KJw2QK — Rachel Lutz (@racheldaytwa) May 15, ...
|Charles M Blow And The 40 Year Narrative: Poor People Suck.
I'll post just the conclusion, the rest lays out the reality Obama was right to call out the media’s poverty narratives. There are people across the income spectrum who are lazy and addicted and ...
|Cartoon: Pet shopping with the Kochs
Click image to enlarge. Who will the Koch Brothers choose to be their Presidential pet? Will it be Walker, Rubio, Bush, Paul, Cruz, or one of the myriad others ...
|I'm Doing a Happy Dance Today at Russ Feingold's Announcement
Good news is hard to come by in Wisconsin these days so when there is some, I want to share the happiness. What can be more fabulous than Russ Feingold announcing he's going to take his Senate seat ...
|WI-Sen: PCCC Wastes No Time Helping Russ Feingold (D) Get Ready To Defeat Ron Johnson (R)
Received this e-mail today from the Progressive Change Campaign Committee in support of former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold's (D. WI) comeback bid against Tea Party U.S. Senator Ron Johnson (...
|Governor Scott Walker, Wisconsin Unions and the Plans Ahead
America’s National Labor Relations law as amended governs private sector unions, but not public sector unions. Public sector unions organize and operate under state enabling legislation. Some ...
|A MUST-READ from Mark Bittman
titled No Justice, No ... Anything . As expect, he starts by writing about food, about talking about food. But as he makes clear, even as he returns to food again and again, the real issues are ...
|FOLLOW-UP: Lingering Questions for Mr. Luis Lang of of Fort Mill, SC (Update: Mostly Answered)
Yesterday I posted a rather scathing entry about Mr. Luis Lang of South Carolina, followed by another one about the hundreds of almost entirely liberal / progressive-leaning donors (including myself)
|Scott Walker still leads nationally, but Rubio and Huckabee have 'momentum'
Public Policy Polling'...
|Jeb Bush Goes From The Sublimely Stupid To The Totally Comical
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) on Wednesday said that he has refused to answer whether he would order the Iraq War knowing what he knows now, because it would disrespect the troops, according to ...
|Scott Walker ad blunder
While on AOL, I saw a Scott Walker ad. I clicked on it, and it has a ridiculous spelling error. It is at 5640&action=adclick&ccid=88cba44d8a123722904f9788433cb688&aid=4775119&campid=8685211&creaid=...
|UPDATE: Conservatives tapped out from bailing out bigoted pizza joint, so Progressives take up slack
UPDATE: Title updated with appropriate snark. Also, for those who felt my earlier diary was too harsh/lacking in compassion for this guy, while I thought I had explained this in one of the updates, ...
|Nothing is 100% this or that
I got a petition from Color of Change today re: Tony Robinson's shooting. I couldn't sign it which surprised me. I tried to explain to them thusly: I listened to all of Ismane's statements today. ...
|Spot In My Eye (Indigo Kalliope: Poems From the Left)
Spot in my eye, rolling in black water, fumbling for an object in a dark house. What I've seen past the spot might be better. Worrisome blind blur allows no ease. Pry-bar touches ribs, dig your ...
|Breaking: No Charges in the Police Execution of Tony Robinson
This about sums it up. #TonyRobinson 's mother leaves crying, distraught. "They murdered my son." Family, friends comfort her, urge calm. — Dan Simmons (@MadDanWSJ) May 12, ...
|Wisconsin budget woes can't be helping Scott Walker's 2016 hopes
Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) ...
|UPDATED x4: See man hate ACA. See man refuse to get ACA. See man whine that he can't get ACA.
Yeah, that's right, I'll say it: Luis Lang is a fool and a hypocrite. Over at Talking Points Memo, Josh Marshall has a story about a guy in South Carolina named Luis Lang who's in a nasty situation ...
|WI-06: Grothman and Walker wanted to let doctors lie to women to keep them from having abortions
Based on the numerous chronicles from our Wisconsinite friends, it's no secret that Scott Walker is a sleaze. But even I wasn't prepared to find out that while still serving in the state assembly, ...
|Christian Dem in NC||05/11/2015||10|
|Poll: Rand Paul's New Campaign Logo
|Wis State Supreme Court is So Bad that The New Yorker has Noticed
Says it all It takes a lot for non-national, local news to make it to The New Yorker , but this sad story has . ...
|GOP, the party of shoot-em-up yahoos, embraces foreign policy as a winning issue in 2016
Republican voters have now decided that foreign policy is a more salient issue than the deficit or the economy for 2016, which means ...
|What do you call the middle class when the middle class is disappearing?
Manufacturing isn't strengthening the middle class like it used to. The term "middle class" has long meant everything and nothing in America. People whose incomes were below anything that could be ...
|New Hampshire poll shows GOP field is a 'muddled mess'
|The sound of handbags being tightly clutched.
Listening to Michelle Obama's wonderful speech reminds me of the little things that also grate. My partner is Martiniquaise of Malian descent, it's interesting and sometimes shocking standing a ...
|2 or more generations of politicians in a family
is certainly a tradition we can well trace back to the Adams family, with the 2nd and 6th Presidents, to the Harrisons, with two presidents separated by a generation, and of course to the Bushes ...
|Can we get a Federal Investigation into Walker's WEDC?
This diary is going to have more questions than answers. If you're knowledgeable about federal tax law or regulation of public-private "authorities," please chime-in in the comments! Jake formerly ...
|Audit shows Scott Walker's slushy WEDC continues to break laws
Those of you on Kos may not have heard too much about the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), or even know too much about the level of disaster that Scott Walker's reign as governor ...
|Jake formerly of the LP||05/09/2015||24|
|Dear Anonymous Benefactor... Thank You!
I have been cheerful all day in the wake of receiving the following e-mail message this morning: Dear AnnieJo, Congratulations! An anonymous benefactor has purchased you a one year gift ...
|Teachers' Lounge: Life Skills (Life-long Learning)
I am not at graduation today because for the second time in four years I have a really bad back, which means I would not be able to sit for two hours on a hard chair with no room to wiggle and ...
|Cooking Whilst Miffed Episode 2: No Meat
Reason for being miffed: What? Why can't I be in a bad mood? Who made that bloody rule up? Goddammit. Anyway, now to soothe my tattered nerves. Mango curry. Yeah that's right, no meat, vegan even,
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- In a rambling article in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel today, Scott Walker is quoted many times trying to walk back a lot of the evil shit he's been promising to inflict upon Wisconsin after the ...29 comments 91 Recs
- NOTE: PLEASE READ AND REC THE REPOST/EXTENDED VERSION OF THIS DIARY WHICH HAS JUST BEEN POSTED INSTEAD! Hyperbole? Hair on Fire? Sky is Falling? Absolutely. If you or anyone you know and care ...255 comments 896 Recs
- What is the big deal with education? I hate it when I turn on one of my favorite political discussion shows, only to find that the topic is education: blah blah falling behind the rest of the ...84 comments 88 Recs
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