Month: June 2005

Gadzooks! New Nukes

Thanks to Guy Wolf for the following alert… Do you want new nuclear reactors in Wisconsin? Our local clueless leader, Assembly Leader Mike Huebsch, thinks its a great idea. He and local Republicans are about to introduce new legislation to …

Drawing targets…

With 2006 elections looming, Wisconsin’s progressive activists, regardless of party affiliation, need to begin charting where to concentrate their energiy and resources by order of importance. I’d like to invite nominations for a new list, similar to The BEAST of …

Conventions, tactics and resolutions

Madison’s WKOW-DT 27 News reports Falk Cites Straw Poll As She Looks To AG Race: Falk prevailed over Lautenschlager in a straw poll of nearly 100 attendees at the (Wisconsin) state democratic party convention. “That’s a place and a base …

Feingold, Clinton, Edwards and…

Today Maureen Groppe reports in the Indiana Star: Bayh didn’t break into top of straw pollTracking the possible presidential bid of the Democratic senator from Indiana: It’s not that anyone expected Sen. Evan Bayh, D-Ind., to beat Sen. Russ Feingold, …

Another secret memo revealed…

Another secret Osh Kosh memo has just surfaced! Thanks to the Cap Times for revealing more about what Howard Dean might describe as the “Democratic Wing of the Democratic Party…” of Wisconsin. It appears that party leaders are trying to …

Twisting in the Wind

Yesterday Rep. John Conyers and a group of Democratic congressmen were provided with a tiny room in the basement of the Capitol where they held a “public forum” on the Downing Street Memo. Republicans refused to participate or hold an …

Best kept secret in Wisconsin

The news of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin’s resolution calling for the impeachment of Bush Cheney and Rumsfeld is exploding… into thin air. Yesterday’s headline coverage splashed across the pages of the PEJ News in Victoria,BC,Canada where Danny Schechter – …

Soldier and deserter Carl Webb in Madison…

Carl Webb is in Wisconsin to speak out against the war on Iraq. While not officially listed as AWOL by the Texas National Guard he nonetheless refused to return when recalled under a US Army stop-loss action. The Army ordered …

Accenture contract ruling…

Wisconsin Democracy Campaign reports:A circuit court judge ruled yesterday that the state Elections Board’s director did not have the authority to sign a $13.9 million contract with the global outsourcing firm Accenture to create a statewide voter registration list, but …