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|A Somber Memorial Day Reminder of the Terrible Cost of War
Two years ago, I wrote about a moving Memorial Day encounter I had with a World War II veteran while I was out canvassing to recall GovernEr Scott Walker . This year, I decided to mark Memorial Day ...
|Heroes of the Day Sing Truth To Power
Closing down the building singing truth to power for an hour, after consecutive weekday noon-hour Solidarity Sing Along #624, Tuesday, July 30, 2013, day #4 of the illegal mass arrests of peaceably ...
|One Day Longer, 25 Months Stronger: the Solidarity Sing Along Draws Hope From the Next Generation
The moment we've all been waiting for finally hit as Scott Walker's regime codified onto the books the next phase of the Wisconsin Capitol Crackdown on freedoms of speech, assembly and right to ...
|Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 45 Years Later: Carrying on the Legacy in Wisconsin
I originally wrote the portion of this piece that falls below the orange cheese curd on Monday, January 21st after the annual Martin Luther King Day celebration in the Wisconsin State Capitol. I don'
|Ten Years Later: A Look Back at the Lies, Deceit and Tragedy of the War in Iraq
I originally published this as a Facebook note on March 19th, 2013. Ten years ago today, on March 19th, 2003, the neocons in control of the White House and the Pentagon saw the realization of their ...
|What happened to my state? The devolution of Wisconsin mirrored by that of the WI State Journal
It is absolutely gorgeous outside today and I'm happy to see signs of spring in the air. But I need to remember after a night of drinking to NOT read the Wisconsin State Journal the next morning. ...
|Scott Walker launches another budgetary nuke, reassures that he "cares too much" about Wisconsinites
When Scott Walker releases his 2013-15 biennial budget with a public address tonight at the Wisconsin Capitol, I hope people are paying close attention to the health care portion. In it, GovernEr ...
|100 Weeks Later, the Solidarity Sing Along Continues to Protest Loudly and Proudly in the WI Capitol
Today marked the 500th consecutive weekday, noon hour Solidarity Sing Along at the Wisconsin State Capitol building, as the Sing Along began exactly 100 weeks ago. What started as a small idea in ...
|As the East Coast Struggles in Sandy's Wake, the Wisconsin Weasels in Congress Shun Her Victims
This reality has been stewing in my brain for the past several days but I could no longer internalize my outrage and frustration: Out of the 5-man Wisconsin Tea Party Congressional delegation in ...
|Michigan Fights Back Against "Right-to-Work," Wisconsin Stands Alongside & Braces for Onslaught
Over the past several days, Michigan’s union activists and their allies in the fight against austerity have pushed back against expedited “Right-to-Work” legislation with a determination that ...
|What RMoney views as expendable debt to China, I call my childhood memories: A brief ode to PBS
Hey RMoney, I grew up on Sesame Street and hung out in Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood. I learned to love the world, its infinite possibilities and the never ending opportunity for discovery and ...
|Singing for Our Rights: Facing a Police Crackdown, the Heart of the Wisconsin Movement Beats On
Without fail, every time I need a little morale boost to fire me up again about the fight at hand in Wisconsin, the thugs running the show in Fitzwalkerstan decide to go and do something to throw ...
|WI Senator Perpetuates Recall Voter Fraud Myth, Consults Playbook, Calls for FL-Style Voter Purge
I'm understandably ecstatic to see that at least one Wisconsin Republican elected official is hoping to follow in Florida's Tea-laden footsteps once again. State Senator Mary Lazich put out a ...
|We'll Be Here 'Til Wisconsin Gets Better: 400th Solidarity Sing Along & Increased Police Vigilance
I am strongly encouraging as many people as possible to head on down to the Capitol for today's 400th Solidarity Sing Along inside of the Wisconsin Capitol Rotunda in Madison, on Monday June 25th, ...
|It All Comes Down to This on Election Day: A Love Letter to the Wisconsin Movement
I originally posted this as a Facebook note around 3:00 a.m. Central time today, Tuesday, June 5th, 2012: the day the people of Wisconsin reclaim our state...
|Another Night on the Canvassing Trail, Another Night of Hope for the Future of Wisconsin
I received the destination I had been hoping for yesterday when I was sent by my field organizers to the goldmine of anti-Walker sentiment: low-income housing. The individuals and families that ...
|A Memorial Day Memory on the Streets of Madison, Wisconsin: A Reminder of Why We Fight
I had the great pleasure of meeting an eighty-nine year old World War II veteran and his wife while out canvassing to Recall Walker yesterday afternoon. When I explained to him what I was doing, he ...
|A Call to Action in Wisconsin: It's Time to Fight the Powers That Be With People Power
I got home several hours ago from a Union Cab ride in Madison...along the way, I asked my cabbie how much he hated Scott Walker and what our Governer was doing to our state. He was appalled by what ...
|This WI Voter Unable to Cast Early Vote to Recall Walker; Some Clerks Yet to Receive Absentee Ballot
So I woke up this morning, tired, yet emotionally jacked up to head on over to my City Clerk's office in Middleton, Wisconsin. I had posted on Facebook last night that I felt like an atypically ...
|Powerful New Union Endorses Walker's Republican Primary Opponent for Governor of Wisconsin!!
Yesterday, news broke that a new organization formed in Wisconsin in response to the draconian policies of Governer Scott Walker and his never-ending string of lies . He has been stating through ...
|BREAKING NEWS: SCOTT WALKER HAS A POWERFUL NEW UNION TO CONTEND WITH IN WISCONSIN!!
PRESS RELEASE : A Statement by Wisco Wherls May 6th, 2012 According to a post by my friend and our union Emissary, Chris "Capper" Liebenthal at Cognitive Dissidence , Scott Walker currently ...
|To Stephen Colbert: We need you to moderate the Republican Gubernatorial Debate in Wisconsin
There has been a lot of noise in the mainstream media over the past several weeks about the "inevitable" June 5th clash between Scott Walker and the winner of the Democratic primary for Governor of ...
|The Wisconsin Recall Intimidation and Witch Hunt Continues
Yesterday, the Wisconsin State Journal revealed that six of their staffers had signed the petition to Recall Scott Walker . As a result of these employees blatantly flaunting their constitutionally ...
|It's Always Sunny in Madison: The Gang Gets Back Together in Wisconsin
What an awesome time had by all at the rallies today! Seriously, other than D.C., no city in the country throws a rally better than the Madtown. Not even close...I knew the day was going to be a ...
|They Lied To Wisconsin: March 9th, 2011
Today marks the one year anniversary of the day the Wisconsin Senate Republicans violated state Open Meetings Law in order to split the collective bargaining provisions from the Budget Repair Bill ...
|The Governor Wisconsin Needs: An Open Letter to Peter Barca
Dear Representative Barca, Throughout the struggles Wisconsin has faced since last February when Scott Walker "dropped the bomb" on Wisconsin and the first chants of "RE-CALL WAL-KER!!!" echoed ...
|A year ago in Wisconsin, I was awakened...
How often does an individual have the opportunity to pinpoint the exact moment at which their life was irrevocably changed? For myself, that moment came exactly one year ago today. The emotions ...
|Wisconsin: United We Stand, Divided We Fall
I have to apologize in advance, but I'm sick of the infighting over who should be the candidate for governor of Wisconsin...I don't like Kathleen Falk any more than some of the rest of you, nor do I ...
|A Year in the Life of a Badger: 2011...one Hell of a Ride
I originally posted this as a Facebook note on New Year's Eve Day, before I had signed up to be a Kossack. Although some of my references from December are already outdated, I thought it might be ...
|Wisconsin Needs a Fighter
With the Wisconsin recall process currently slogged down while the G.A.B. pores over nearly two million signatures, the most prevalent discussion I keep seeing online and hearing from friends is to ...
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