Walker’s New Plan: Charge Protesters Big Money

So much for First Amendment rights in Wisconsin… TPMDC Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s administration is rolling out a new strategy to deal with the waves of protests that have fallen upon the state Capitol, ever since he rolled out his anti-public employee union legislation, and which have given rise to the recall campaigns targeting him… More Walker’s New Plan: Charge Protesters Big Money

That’s Enough, Now Walker: WI Doesn’t Want More Recalls (Against Me)

TPMDC Coming off of Tuesday’s state Senate recall elections, Democrats remain determined to recall Gov. Scott Walker next year, though they were unsuccessful in their ambitious goal of taking a majority in the state Senate. But for his part, the prospective recallee Walker says the people of Wisconsin don’t want yet another election. “I think setting aside… More That’s Enough, Now Walker: WI Doesn’t Want More Recalls (Against Me)

Gilbert Brown, Famed Green Bay Packer, Urges Wisconsin Voters To Recall Republicans

Today may just turn out to be a pivotal moment for the progressive movement across the nation.  All eyes are on Wisconsin and the re-call efforts of its citizens.  Go Wisconsin! The Huffington Post As Wisconsin voters head to the polls Tuesday for the first of two critical recall election days, the labor backed coalition… More Gilbert Brown, Famed Green Bay Packer, Urges Wisconsin Voters To Recall Republicans

Americans For Prosperity Accused Of Voter Suppression In Wisconsin Recall Elections

In my opinion, voter suppression is an insult to every American who believes the Constitution has set guidelines to avert such activities.  Once again the GOP usurps the same Constitution they claim to “love”. Huffington Post Patch.com reported that Charles Shultz, a Democrat who lives in the 10th Senate District, received an absentee ballot application… More Americans For Prosperity Accused Of Voter Suppression In Wisconsin Recall Elections

Palin Headed To Madison, Wisconsin This Weekend

There will be interesting goings on in Madison Wisconsin this week-end… TPMDC Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will be headlining a Tea Party rally this weekend, at a venue that has served as the stage for some very high-profile protests of late: The Wisconsin state Capitol building in Madison. The state Capitol, of course, was… More Palin Headed To Madison, Wisconsin This Weekend

Wisconsin Debate Shifts To Recall Elections

To paraphrase a famous (often misquoted) saying:  Hell hath no fury like a populous scorned! Huffington Post Nearly a month after the Wisconsin standoff over union rights ended, some of the fervor from that debate has shifted to recall efforts targeting lawmakers in both parties – Republicans who voted to cut back collective bargaining and… More Wisconsin Debate Shifts To Recall Elections

Wisconsin Supreme Court Election Morphs Into Intense, Expensive Contest

It’s going to be a long process in determining the winner.  Here is a pretty up to date and dynamic tally. Huffington Post A Wisconsin Supreme Court election that offered the public its first formal opportunity to weigh in on the national fight over union rights was very close in the early Tuesday. Initial returns… More Wisconsin Supreme Court Election Morphs Into Intense, Expensive Contest

Wisconsin Judge Halts Further Implementation Of Union Law

So suddenly, once again, the Emperor Walker has no clothes… Huffington Post A Wisconsin judge on Tuesday barred state officials from any further implementation of a law that strips most public workers of nearly all their collective bargaining rights. Dane County Circuit Judge Maryann Sumi issued an emergency injunction prohibiting enactment of the law earlier this… More Wisconsin Judge Halts Further Implementation Of Union Law

Wisconsin Union Law Should Be Considered By State Supreme Court: Appeals Court Rules

Huffington Post A Wisconsin appeals court says the state Supreme Court should decide whether a law that takes away nearly all collective bargaining rights from public workers should be allowed to take effect. A majority of the seven-member Supreme Court must agree to take it or it would remain in the appeals court. The 4th District… More Wisconsin Union Law Should Be Considered By State Supreme Court: Appeals Court Rules