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|Wisconsin: A Rail Line Runs Through It
A few weeks ago I wrote a diary about Enbridge Line 61, an expansion of an existing pipeline that Enbridge would like to run Tar Sands dilbit through. This pipeline runs right through Wisconsin, and ...
|HALP! No more Univision for World Cup streaming?
HALP! The Univision site seems to be no longer streaming World Cup now that we are in the semi-finals. What is a poor girl without cable TV to do? Any recommendations from World-Cup-Watchers out ...
|Wisconsin: A Pipeline Runs Through It
Enbridge Energy is quietly working on a significant expansion of their pipeline Line 61 to carry toxic "tar sands" oil through Wisconsin, putting the watersheds for Lake Superior and Lake Michigan ...
|WI Open Source Project: walkerfailed.us
Hello Sconnies! A fellow citizen is working on an open-source timeline of Walker's abuses to the good State of Wisconsin. You can find it at walkerfailed.us . Note the adorable favicon.
|New Rules: This Is Why We Love Wisconsin's Activists
Today was the mandatory public hearing on the proposed new rules put forward by the Wisconsin Department of Administration. "The rule order amends Chapter Adm. 2, relating to use of state buildings ...
|Stop Hatin' on 80s Music!
I know, I know… people's musical loves and hates are profound and personal, but a few comments in musical diaries last week got me all riled up, defending music from that "detested decade." Sure, ...
|Weather Radio Still Works! Despite Gov't Shutdown
There's a thunderstorm outside, complete with juicy gray-green clouds, lightening bolts and fat raindrops. Just a moment ago, I heard a horrible digital bleeping sound that sent the cat streaking ...
|My Weather Radio Alarm Just Went Off
Everyone in the house was like "What is that awful beeping noise?" and I proudly said, "That is our new weather radio!" And now there is thunder rumbling outside. The digital display is scrolling ...
|Unsecured Gun Cache in My Peaceful Suburb
You never know what is going on in your behind your neighbor's closed doors, but sometimes when you find out, it scares the crap out of you. I live in a fairly calm suburb of Milwaukee. Most of ...
|Amazingly hokey, clueless and racist pro-mining video
This is a video documenting a conversation between Shirl LaBarre of Hayward, WI and what must be a tree face come to life . The production values are laughable but that isn't really the story here.
|UPDATE: Husband is in custody (tentative murder charge)
Update: 3:00 press conference for which I am trying to find a link has occurred. Local press has covered itself in glory, once again, by blaming the victim. From a fb status of a friend who listened ...
|OLB on a Friday Night: Massive Law Enforcement "Crackdown"
Something about last night's message sure got under someone's skin. Perhaps someone powerful. Perhaps someone with skin in the game who isn't in the public eye. Or perhaps someone in law enforcement ...
|Action Diary: Call the DNC about Wisconsin (updated with links to White House contact forms & more)
The Scott Walker Recall in Wisconsin is nearing its final stages; we have not-so-great poll numbers in the fight against Scotty, and we have almost no money to fight his Super PAC funded campaign of ...
|Meet the Poverty Possum! Alive and Unwell in Wisconsin. (artistic action update)
So just who is this Poverty Possum? Semi-serious update: Call to Artistic Action! Some commenters below have been discussing the Power of the Possum as a symbol ...
|Scott Walker Billboard Fail (another Bwuhahaha moment)
photo from defendwisconsin.blogspot.com See "Ol' Dead ...
|Dozens Rally in Support of Gov Walker. Bwuhahaha!
WISN (local ABC affiliate) reports that "dozens of people" rallied in support of Governor Scott Walker. Dozens, eh?
|The Boycott and the Ban Hammer
Like any community, the DKos community is a complex thing. I love the richness of offerings that have blossomed under the initial umbrella calling for "more and better Democrats." I learn a lot here,
|WI Recalls: Republican Unrest (update with Act Blue link)
There's a little bit of thrashing in the shallow end of the Republican political pool. Republican Assemblyman Robin Vos has ...
|Recall Walker Yard Signs: Illegal?
I am heartened every day when I see "Recall Walker" bumper stickers and yard signs. I am particularly chuffed when I see them in my neighborhood. I live in Wauwatosa, where that SOB Walker lives ...
|Voter Suppression in WI (video)
This is not my story, although it is everyone's story in a society that claims to be democratic and free. madtowngirl2, a mother in Madison, recently took her son to get his free voter ID card at ...
|Walker is His Own Reward
I am a state employee in Wisconsin. As you can imagine, I get a lot of email in my inbox from top-level State and University list-serves. You can also probably imagine that much of it ends up victim ...
|Darling Recall: some demographics and statistics
As an “invigorated” (incensed, outraged, enraged) citizen of Wisconsin, I have become involved in a range of activist activities. One activity is the Recall Alberta Darling campaign. In an ...
|Update: Today! ~LABOR DOLLARS~ Madison WI Saturday 12 March
[edit on Saturday morning] It's today, so if you're in Madison, drop by!
|"Obama Operatives" and "Union Thugs" Behind Darling Recall
This will come as no surprise to anyone - in Wisconsin or beyond our borders - that the narrative about the recall efforts against Republicans in the state senate is being cooked up, financed and ...
|In Which Poppa Sensenbrenner Sends Us to Bed Without Supper
My husband and I went to a town hall meeting with our representatives this evening at the Wauwatosa (WI) City Hall and Public Library, hosted by Congressman James Sensenbrenner (R, WI) with newly-...
|Town Hall in Wisconsin
This is my partner's story. He attended a town hall meeting/listening session this evening in Wauwatosa WI, held by our State ...
|My email to my students
I work at a state university, and as such have significant (and appropriate) restrictions put upon my potential "electioneering activities." But I also believe that it is my right - and even perhaps ...
|The End of WAR - AK Legislature Votes "No" to Palin's AG Nominee
I don't have much, but here is Celtic Diva's Blue ...
|National Bankruptcy Day
On February 10, 2009, what appears to be a fairly draconian solution to unsafe children's clothes/toys will be enacted. While I am not involved in making children's toys or clothes, many of my "...
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