Desperate Times, Call for Desperate Measures!

Posted October 31st, 2012 @ 9:56 AM by

Summer 2012, the Wisconsin republicans had the world by the balls. They had control over the State Assembly, the State Senate, the Governor and the Supreme Court. They were virtually untouchable(except for a recall). Then something happened, they tried to Govern. We all know the mess of ACT 10 and the turmoil and lawsuits that […]

Council Recap I

Posted October 31st, 2012 @ 7:35 AM by

Was at Occupy meeting last night, but here’s what I got off Tivo this morning.

An Apology and Some Assistance!

Posted October 31st, 2012 @ 6:51 AM by

Police Chief Noble Wary apologizes to the homeless people who had their things thrown out by the city, says they deserve to be treated with dignity and respect. County Executive Moe Parisi and Mayor Paul Soglin allow Occupy to stay and are sending staff to help them find housing.

It’s Not All Bad News on the Voter Suppression Front

Posted October 30th, 2012 @ 8:08 AM by

It kind of looks like the right-wing efforts in Florida backfired: The plan, coordinated by at least 150 black pastors, is called “Operation Lemonade.” On Wednesday, I visited New Birth, parking near the van that promotes his radio talk show, and finding Curry’s office in the sprawling, 10-year-old gated complex. Outside the chapel, there’s a signed message […]

Occupy Update

Posted October 30th, 2012 @ 6:50 AM by

Today is day four of being back at the 800 E Washington site and the police or other city departments have not been back to ask people to leave or inspect the camp.

A Better Occupy

Posted October 29th, 2012 @ 8:29 AM by

All summer long we searched for better options, but we found none. So, we’re back at 800 E. Washington, but hopefully have learned from past experiences and remain open to better locations – but there is no doubt, there is a need for somewhere to provide limited shelter, minimal heat and a sense of community.

Disrupting the Vote

Posted October 29th, 2012 @ 8:08 AM by

The fine Folk(s?) at the Root River Siren had an infiltrator at a Romney Volunteer Observer Training in Racine last week, and there is audio and a PowerPoint summary posted over at the Root River Siren. A quick examination of the posted material shows a clear pattern of misinformation. Regardless of whether this is intentional […]

Financing Voodoo for the Edgewater – $66 Million!

Posted October 29th, 2012 @ 7:52 AM by

No big deal, don’t pay attention. Won’t effect us.

City Week Ahead

Posted October 29th, 2012 @ 7:44 AM by

Wow, November is on the way! Lots of missing links this week.

Occupy Returns!

Posted October 28th, 2012 @ 2:10 PM by

Existence, not Resistance.

Tenant Resource Center Fundraiser Tonight

Posted October 26th, 2012 @ 7:56 AM by

I’ve been a housing counselor for the Tenant Resource Center since 1991 when I was a volunteer housing counselor, I was the volunteer coordinator for about a year and a half, served on the board of directors and in 1995 (17 years ago!) I became the Executive Director. Things sure have changed over the years . . .