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Canadians seem free enough to me
The avalanche of right wing protest about the Supreme Court ruling seems to focused on the "loss of our freedom." Doesn't the existence of Canada (or Germany, Great Britain, etc.) who have both ...
orymartin 07/01/2012 11 4 - 87
Walker hires attorneys to insure he can "aid" John Doe investigation
Scott Walker: "To assemble additional background information, I hired counsel to insure that I am in the best position possible to continue aiding the inquiry." Ha, ha, ha.
orymartin 02/04/2012 18 22 1 149
Fantastic WI Protest Video and Song
Wisconsin Protest Video and Song Better than anything else I've seen, this video captures the spirit of the February and March protests in Madison. "Tell me ...
orymartin 08/05/2011 8 8 - 68
Welcome to Waukesha, my home town.
"Waukesha" has almost become a swear word on this site. Waukesha County, the reddest county in Wisconsin, came through with an extra 7,000 votes for Supreme Court Justice David Prosser 2 days after ...
orymartin 04/27/2011 16 23 - 172
Walker's editorial today really galls me
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel printed an editorial by Gov. Scott Walker today. If you have the stomach for it, the entire editorial can be ...
orymartin 04/12/2011 16 30 - 235
Even if we win, this is not how judges should be selected
I'm from Wisconsin and I'm as partisan as it gets. As a Democrat, I *had* to vote for Kloppenburg. FitzWalkerstan has become a lawless, heartless regime, and the Supreme Court is obviously vital in ...
orymartin 04/06/2011 9 4 - 52
Anxious recall volunteer survives first shift
I have some anxiety issues, so even though I'm a passionately anti-Walker Wisconsinite, I haven't done very much to help the cause (other than showing up at many Madison rallies). The thought of ...
orymartin 04/05/2011 61 232 1 1221
The "tools" are hammers, and their job is to nail teachers.
Sure, Walker and the Republicans are trying to bust unions for political gain. But they are also deliberately destroying education in Wisconsin. It isn't enough that teachers are taking a 5-10% cut ...
orymartin 03/16/2011 7 6 1 57
WI - Something fishy
Here's a direct link to the bill that passed in the WI senate tonight.
orymartin 03/09/2011 13 13 - 214
Imagine shoe on other foot
What if the Democrats had the governorship, and both houses of Wisconsin’s legislature: Shortly after election, the governor announces a bill banning handguns, conceal and carry, and enacting ...
orymartin 03/07/2011 3 1 - 24
On Wisconsin: My favorite quotes
“Next up, dropping puppies from the top of the capitol on protesters,” WI Sen Chris Larson (D), responding to arrest warrants being issued against he and fellow Democrats by Republican senators.
orymartin 03/06/2011 8 16 - 112
Gov. Walker's talk of "tools?"
Perhaps some of you good folks can help me to understand something that has been puzzling me for the last 3 weeks. Gov. Walker has insisted that he will not negotiate on collective bargaining rights,
orymartin 03/04/2011 9 8 - 91
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