Category: What is a progressive

Elizabeth Coppola in the 21st!

Posted November 15th, 2013 @ 10:58 PM by

Elizabeth Coppola In the 21st! Our public schools depend on it! Broken deals, petulant behavior, single-minded focus on an extreme social agenda at the expense of legislation to put Wisconsinites to work and move our state forward… If you watched last night and this morning on WisconsinEye, read about it in the papers this morning, […]

Singing for the 1st

Posted August 27th, 2013 @ 11:47 AM by

Advertisements contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper. ~Thomas Jefferson, letter to Nathaniel Macon One thing that is common place in today’s society is the ability of people to have access to something and want no one else to also have that same thing. That being said, it amazes me that […]

Camp Kesem

Posted April 7th, 2013 @ 3:48 PM by

Shameless Plug here! A charity that is very near and dear to me – Camp Kesem is having a fundraising dinner and has open slots! A Little about Camp Kesem and their mission: To provide children affected by a parent’s cancer with a supportive, lifelong camp community that recognizes and understands their unique needs. To […]

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:

A Biased Letter

Posted March 16th, 2013 @ 3:38 PM by

For those who do not know, the Janesville School Board has demanded that the teachers sign contracts without actually knowing what is in them.   This is following a long line of contentious dealings between the Janesville teachers and their local school board. Former Janesville resident and current Dane County Board member Jenni Dye, wrote the […]

Be Careful Who Your “Friends” Are!

Posted December 10th, 2012 @ 12:04 AM by

I recently attended the Educate to Elevate Conference in Madison, and I was very skeptical going in. While I left the conference just as skeptical, I think there were a few good things that came out of it. It is never bad when people get together and discuss ways to improve education. I also had […]

Local Progressive Talk

Posted November 27th, 2012 @ 8:25 AM by

We all know by now that Sly in the Morning and the local news team, on 1670 WTDY was ambushed and fired the day before Thanksgiving by new General Manager Rick Mccoy. Thus effectively ending any local voice that progressives have. Also ending any chance that people have of actual real time news coverage. With […]

Worst. Column. EVER!

Posted November 19th, 2012 @ 10:43 AM by

By now everyone knows that Scott Walker promised as part of his campaign, that he would “create” 250,000 jobs. “get government out of the way of employers … who will then help Wisconsin create 250,000 jobs by 2015, and as we create those new jobs, we will be able to add 10,000 new businesses.” We […]

Vote Andy Jorgensen!

Posted November 4th, 2012 @ 11:17 PM by

Due to redistricting, which was done unethically and in complete secrecy, and is now costing Wisconsin taxpayers close to $2,000,000 that could have been used elsewhere, Assemblyman Andy Jorgensen’s district was massively changed.   He now is running for the 43rd Assembly district!  His opponent Evan Wynn, thinks that it was perfectly acceptable for a sitting […]

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 […]

Some Endorsements for the Primary!

Posted August 13th, 2012 @ 9:46 AM by

* Yuri Rashkin in the 44th District. * Joe Wineke in the 80th! In Wisconsin, we have to have people willing to step up and fight for progressive values. We found out in the last two years who actually will lead the fight against the craziness that has been the Wisconsin republican party. I would […]