Category: Hypocrisy

Good Meeting Tweet, Brings Bad Journalism

Posted June 20th, 2013 @ 2:36 PM by

Apparently in today’s Wisconsin, random “tweets” are now what is classified as news! We have one of the most extreme budgets in our history being passed quickly through the Wisconsin statehouse, major cuts to education, an abysmal 2 + year Abysmal economy in Wisconsin and our paper of record is combing through random tweets! Honestly! […]

Others Weigh in on Privatization of Schools.

Posted May 13th, 2013 @ 11:41 PM by

It’s not just me pointing out that the republicans, led by Scott Walker, want to privatize(and profit from) public education. Let’s take a look: 1. Bruce Murphy from Urban Milwaukee: The word was out last year that Republican Assembly Speaker Jeff Fitzgerald intended to retire and make the big money working as a lobbyist. Two […]

Beloit College Alum Points Out Right Wing Pundits Ignorance!

Posted March 16th, 2013 @ 4:08 PM by

Denver Post Editor and Beloit College Alum Curtis Hubbard pointed out the ignorance of a right wing pundit! Then the fun began:

View from Outside the Bubble!

Posted December 4th, 2012 @ 2:02 PM by

When I first started with Forwardlookout, we brought you the stories of how Sunny Schubert writes a local column disguised as public interest, in the Herald-Independent when in fact she is actually a paid hack of the far right wing extremist organization WPRI. As if that was not bad enough, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel also […]

New Rule – Voting

Posted October 15th, 2012 @ 10:45 PM by

New Rule: When the Wisconsin Republican Party, prosecutes BS likes this: n the town of Albion, new residents and young people who have just reached voting age usually drop by the town clerk’s office to register to vote. But this year, the town’s part-time clerk, Julie Hanewall, has received about 30 registration applications by mail, […]

Why Cottage Grove Desperately Needs a Library!

Posted May 25th, 2012 @ 12:44 AM by

So the people in the village who so adamantly oppose the library, will not make a fool of themselves when they try and write letters to the editor! Goodbye Fiscal Responsibility Destination Imagination (DI) is an excellent after-school program that provides educational programs for students. Participants learn patience, flexibility, persistence, ethics, respect for others and […]

Merit Pay In Education -A Case Study

Posted April 19th, 2012 @ 12:04 AM by

The Wausau Daily Herald recently penned an Op-Ed stating that under the last legislative session school reform "took a step forward" The reforms establish a new system for teacher evaluations that is sensible and balanced. Student achievement — that is, test scores — now will be considered in teacher evaluations. But they won’t be the […]

Sunny Schubert – Have You No Shame?

Posted April 11th, 2012 @ 12:07 AM by

“The State Department is infested with communists. I have here in my hand a list of 205—a list of names that were made known to the Secretary of State as being members of the Communist Party and who nevertheless are still working and shaping policy in the State Department.” Senator Joe McCarthy 2/9/50. Shame on […]

Cottage Grove Politics

Posted March 12th, 2012 @ 8:59 AM by

April brings us another election and in Cottage Grove, WI it brings us almost full circle. In the April elections bring the Village a series of unopposed races. For School Board we will have incumbents Lionel Norton, Jessica Ace and Jason McCutchin. I was happy to see them all run again because despite the fact […]

School Board Forums – The Isthmus, Sustain Dane and Ex-Mayor Dave Redefine “Fairness”

Posted February 29th, 2012 @ 7:50 PM by

It is Board of Education candidate forum season and everyone is getting into the act (full list at the bottom).  That includes Sustain Dane and the Isthmus, who are co-sponsoring a forum.  All good, except they have chosen Dave Cieslewicz as one of the moderators and today our ex-Mayor endorsed two of the candidates.  Nice […]

Wisconsin Uprising – The Art Show!

Posted February 27th, 2012 @ 11:57 PM by

Recently, Steve Nass and his spokesman got wind that the UW School for workers was putting on an art show. They then went into their extreme partisan frenzy and went there, and after some threats of pulling funding, made them cancel the show. The University of Wisconsin’s School for Workers was planning on hosting an […]