Tag Archives: Wisconsin

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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Posted in Voter Suppression | Tagged , | 3 Comments

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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Posted in Racism, Supreme Court | Tagged , , | 20 Comments

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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Posted in Open Thread, Racism | Tagged , , , | 10 Comments

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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Scott Walker Enlists in the War on Christmas

If you would like to give the gift that keeps on screwing you over this Holiday season, you can donate to Governor Scott Walker rather than buy that GI Joe with the Kung Fu grip. While liberals like myself are … Continue reading
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Coming Soon

Artist – Rob Rogers It still isn’t entirely clear what investigators are looking for in Wisconsin’s latest John Doe investigation, however, judging by the names lining up to oppose the investigation, it must be something bad. And yes, Rick Santorum … Continue reading
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Unhealthy Balance

While the state of Wisconsin does have a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, Governor Scott Walker feels that the state has a “healthy balance” of discrimination. This weekend, Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) talked to Bloomberg TV’s Al Hunt about the … Continue reading
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Gettysburg Address

Artist – John Darkow A who’s who list of conservatives groups have had their homes and offices raided in connection with an investigation into recall elections in Wisconsin. These groups include, but are not limited to, Wisconsin Family Action, Americans … Continue reading
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Posted in Elections, Open Thread, Rand Paul, Sports | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

Of Course He Does

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker believes the next Republican nominee for president should be a governor, of course, but the other criteria he lays out may exclude him. “I think it’s got to be an outsider. I think both the presidential … Continue reading
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Special Prosecutor Investigating Wisconsin Recall

It’s not clear who the target of the probe is or what the specific charges are, but a special prosecutor has been appointed to investigate possible “violations” in five counties that occurred during the recall election of Governor Scott Walker. … Continue reading
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Posted in Elections | Tagged , | 11 Comments

This Should Be Illegal

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker isn’t known for being a job creator. In fact throughout his tenure Wisconsin has performed very poorly in that respect, remaining near the bottom of the country for a significant period of time. According to a … Continue reading
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Wisconsin Joins the Misogynistic Ultrasound Club; Federal Judge Promptly Blocks the Law

My Tuesday column begins like so: Let’s review. Yes, if you’re a cellphone user subscribed to one the major carriers, NSA probably collected your metadata in its ongoing effort to find out what terrorists are up to. That is, per … Continue reading
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Governor Scott Walker Signs Mandatory Ultrasounds Into Law

While many people were still out for the holiday or otherwise incapacitated yesterday, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walked signed mandatory ultrasounds into law. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) quietly signed new abortion restrictions into law on the Friday after the Fourth … Continue reading
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