Month: May 2006

What’s wrong with Russ?

“…too aggressive, too principled, too committed to the Constitution,” and that scares the hell out of many Democrats says the Cap Times in an essay that mourns the lack of an opposition party. Republicans in Wisconsin are doing their part …

Kagen Campaign 8th CD breakaway

Not many people know that Dr. Steve Kagen is also an accomplished bike racer. Cycling is a tough, demanding sport that mixes equal doses of teamwork with a demand for solo performance. Watching the three Democratic candidates in Wisconsin’s 8th …

Top 10 stories…

Concerned that some issues continue not to receive sustained media attention or slip off the radar screen, the United Nations Department of Public Information (DPI) has unveiled a new list of “Ten Stories the World Should Hear More About.” In …

Divine Strake?

…an odd name for the return of big bomb blasting at the Nevada Test Site. The planned event, now set for June 23, 2006 will set off a 700-ton ammonium nitrate and fuel oil bomb (like what was used to …

A Heritage Foundation for the left

Peter Baker, Washington Post Staff Writer reports today… “After national security adviser Stephen J. Hadley delivered a speech unveiling President Bush’s new national security strategy, departing audience members were handed glossy, red-white-and-blue booklets titled “Integrated Power: A National Security Strategy …

Bombs away… but first a few questions.

Mixed messages abound regarding who has built, is building or threatens to build atomic bombs. In 1946, following the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the US had a stockpile of 6 atomic bombs. By the late 1950s the number had …

When Did You Decide You Were Heterosexual?

CNSNews.com reports… A “Heterosexual Questionnaire” distributed to students at Port Washington High School in Wisconsin has prompted outrage. Among other things, students were asked, “If you have never slept with someone of your same gender, then how do you know …

Please leave the acting to equity professionals…

The Wisconsin Assembly’s Committee on Campaigns and Elections is made up of Representatives Freese, chairperson, Gundrum, vice chairperson and Representatives J. Wood, Vos, Travis, and Kessler. Chairman Freese put on quite a show battling for a higher standard of ethics. …

Natives are restless…

“It’s clear that the legislature has the votes to pass ethics reform, but the leadership is afraid to bring it to the floor,” says Ed Garvey. Hear him introducing Wisconsin Democracy Campaign’s Mike McCabe at the Capitol this morning, who …

Support Wisconsin Citizens’ Right to Breathe Clean Air

Big Tobacco, the Wisconsin Tavern League, and their allies in the State Senate are making a last ditch effort to pass legislation that will take away your right to breathe clean air. Assembly Bill 414/Senate Bill 202 would overturn 26 …