Category: What is a progressive

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 […]

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 […]

Hariah H. Hutkowski Wants Your Money!

Posted March 29th, 2012 @ 12:58 AM by

And he wants as much of your taxpayer money as he can get his hands on. If you live in Sun Prairie or have driven through you would have probably seen a sign with the unique name. Mr. Hutkowski(Mr. H) is currently running. Not a typo as Mr. Hutkowski is running for every job he […]

Wake up and Smell the Coffee!

Posted December 9th, 2011 @ 11:05 AM by

Especially if your in Verona, WI! Local Verona small business Tuvalu Coffeehouse has come under some scrutiny(both positive and negative) for allowing people to sign their recall Walker/Kleefisch petitions inside the establishment. Instead of addressing every single response personally it was much easier for owner Erika Hotchkiss to respond to everyone Via a LTE in […]

Purge the Merge and other Village Business

Posted November 28th, 2011 @ 7:12 AM by

The Village/Town of Cottage Grove merger talks merger talks have been put on hold. I have written before on the merger talks, here and here. After having spent thousands of dollars on studies and brought in speakers telling us why the Verona city/town merger failed, things have been put on hold because of a He […]

New Rule – part 2.

Posted November 25th, 2011 @ 8:54 AM by

This should be a given, but here goes. New Rule – Staff from really bad politicians make really bad politicians! While there are too many examples to name (Robin Vos and Cottage Grove’s own ex-appointed president being a couple. Sun Prairie is also finding that out with Mayor John Murray who was formerly paul ryan […]

The Myth of Education “Reform”

Posted September 15th, 2011 @ 8:42 AM by

My LTE made the Cap Times website, in a slightly edited version. Here is the full letter(with links): Now that school has resumed, it is time for a summer refresher course. While many people were enjoying their summer vacation, the Governors “budget repair” bill went into effect. Which means that everyone who works in our […]

Meet Randy Hopper

Posted July 27th, 2011 @ 7:54 AM by

While you have been able to get the latest news on Randy Hopper right here at this humble little blog, there are a couple of recommended reads elsewhere. 1. Courtesy of the Oshkosh Northwestern, saying that Randy Hopper’s campaign ad is so blatantly false that it amazes them. Yet even if voters expect hyperbole and […]