Tag Archives: Wisconsin

Incoming GOP Congressman Can’t Wait to Cut Aid for Poor Kids

I wasn’t necessarily surprised when the Republicans won control of both Houses, but I was slightly shocked that Wisconsin Republican Glenn Grothman won a seat in the next House. Grothman, as you may recall, made a name for himself in … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Is Scott Walker the Most Clueless Governor in America?

It’s times like this that I think Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker may be the most clueless governor in America. Taken into context with his previous comments, Walker’s latest brain buster is a real doozy. “Why is more people on Medicaid … Continue reading

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Scott Walker Pushes Unconstitutional Drug Testing for Food Stamps

The practice of drug-testing recipients of public assistance has been found unconstitutional on multiple occasions in other states, but Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is planning to push for such a policy during the next legislative session. This is more than … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Ron Johnson Can See Obamacare Doomsday From His House

Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson (R) told NewsMax TV this morning that he has personally spoken to healthcare providers who say that premiums may increase by up to 60 percent in 2015 because of Obamacare, with an average increase of “around … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Outreach: Women Asking for Equal Pay Just Want to Sue

If we say that women should receive an equal amount of pay for an equal amount of work, that will simply open up the legal floodgates. At least that’s what Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s campaign tells us. I’m Lt. Governor … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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RNC Co-Chair: Wisconsin Voters Are Dumb

If Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker loses his bid for reelection, the only possible explanation is that Wisconsin voters are big dummies, according to the co-chair of the Republican National Committee. Sharon Day, the co-chair, told the audience, “It’s not going … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Wisconsin AG Candidate Brad Schimel Shits on the Working Poor

Wisconsin attorney general candidate Brad Schimel (R) seems intent on letting us all know that he’s an asshole. via ThinkProgress MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN—Brad Schimel, the Republican candidate for Attorney General, told supporters at a Milwaukee County Republicans party that he’s tired … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Wisconsin Republicans Really Hate High Voter Turnout

With Wisconsin’s voter ID law on hold, Republicans in the state have revealed their backup plan: volunteer fraud police. Milwaukee County’s Republican Elections Commissioner Rick Baas warned a crowd of volunteers and supporters Friday night to be “concerned about voter … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Outreach: GOP Nominee Would Defend Interracial Marriage Ban

The Republican nominee for attorney general in Wisconsin, Brad Schimel, who is also the Waukesha County District Attorney, has been aghast that his Democratic opponent Susan Happ said she would not have defended the state’s ban on gay marriage. Schimel … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Senator Ron Johnson’s Lawsuit Against His Own Staffers Thrown Out, Paul Clement Fails Again

Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson (R) filed a lawsuit against the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) in January of this year, challenging the rule that allows congressional staffers (including Johnson’s staffers) to receive subsides when enrolling in Obamacare. His lawsuit has … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Wisconsin GOP Argue Over Who’s the Biggest Fan of Impeachment

The clown show that is the race for Wisconsin’s sixth congressional district has apparently devolved into a competition to see who can make the most ridiculous case for impeaching President Obama. All four Republicans running for the seat have their … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Party of No

Artist – Rob Rogers In other news, Wisconsin Republican state congressional candidate Karen Mueller warns us that, if we accept gay marriage, pretty soon sisters will be marrying each other. “We’ve got, for instance, two sisters, and these two sisters … Continue reading
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Emails to Karl Rove Show Scott Walker Involved in a “Criminal Scheme”

It appears that the Wisconsin Club for Growth’s efforts to squash an investigation of Governor Scott Walker has backfired. The “John Doe investigation” of Walker is under review, however the review has led to the release of documents relating to … Continue reading
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BFD: Federal Judge Rules Wisconsin Voter ID Law Unconstitutional

This is a significant ruling because the law doesn’t only violate the Voting Rights Act; it also violates the Fourteenth Amendment according to Judge Lynn Adelman. From the Associated Press U.S. District Judge Lynn Adelman sided with opponents of the … Continue reading
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Nobody Could Have Predicted

Less than a day after the Supreme Court ruled that states have a right to ban affirmative action, Republicans in Wisconsin announced plans to do just that. “People do not realize — the average person does not realize — how … Continue reading
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The Ranch is Mine

Artist – Pat Bagley In other news, the Manhattan District Attorney has reportedly opened an investigation into Governor Chris Christie’s office. I believe this marks 4 concurrent investigations. Meanwhile, the Republican party of Wisconsin will vote to affirm their right … Continue reading
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Scott Walker Has Seen Enough Voting

Wisconsin has the second highest voter turnout rate in the nation, second only to its neighbor Minnesota. To you or I this an impressive feat that local residents and public officials should be proud of, but Governor Scott Walker clearly … Continue reading
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Swap Meet

Artist – Pat Bagley In other news, the office of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is apparently overflowing with racists who have nightmares about being a “negro.” Get it? ACORN nut Obama! Ha! Idiots. Continue reading
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The State of the State is Not Good

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has a history of using people with questionable backgrounds as campaign props, but he may have really stepped in it this time. During his State of the State speech last night Governor Walker promoted the story … Continue reading
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Senator Ron Johnson (R-Jackass)

Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) is joining the list of parties currently suing the Obama administration for frivolous reasons, and his goals are incredibly assholish. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) is planning to sue the Obama administration over the federal contributions that … Continue reading
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