Tag Archives: Recall Election

Re: Wisconsin

Not following the news anymore. What’s the point?

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Divide And Conquer

Serial liar Scott Walker (R-Kochbitchistan) is up for recall, and as an out-of-state observer, I don’t see the question. He’s out to screw 99% of Wisconsinites for the benefit of a few – and not necessarily a few Wisconsinites. Here’s some dish on … Continue reading

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A Nice Scatter Plot Showing Austerity Sucks

As if we did not already know, here’s a graph showing that austerity during a recession leads to deeper recession: From the post: The Center for American Progress Action Fund’s Adam Hersh breaks it down: Relative to national economic trends, states that … Continue reading

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Don’t Worry Wisconsin, David Koch Has It Under Control

Silver-spoon scion of the founder of the John Birch Society David Koch is looking out for his Wisconsin interests: We’ve gotten pretty good at this over the years. We’ve spent a lot of money in Wisconsin. We’re going to spend … Continue reading

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It’s On!

Scott Walker (R-Kochistan) can no longer drag his heels on his imminent recall election. His days as Governor of Wisconsin are about to be numbered: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) was just dealt a defeat in court, with Dane County … Continue reading

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The Long View

Today’s media pundits are trapped in the vortex of politics just as are the politicians themselves. Every hour of every day must needs be filled with analysis and commentary on the latest headline. From before Obama even took office, there … Continue reading

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That’s Not Fair, I’m a Republican!

Once again when things get tough for republicans, they try to change the rules they don’t like. As when some of their Presidential candidates could not get on the South Carolina primary ticket, and went to court over it, Wisconsin … Continue reading

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Open Democracy

It’s hard to have a democracy in a police state. It’s even worse when non-state actors get in on the repression: A Facebook group put up by an anonymous user seems to be suggesting a threat against people who sign … Continue reading

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Anti-Climax In Wisconsin

For the sake of thoroughness I want to point out that the last two Wisconsin State Senate recall races went to the Democrats. In their attempt to muddy the waters, the republicans waged recall campaigns against several Democratic Senators, but … Continue reading

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Let The Spin Begin

In the latest round of Wisconsin recall elections the Dems who needed to pick up three seats (in addition to the one they held and holding two more in the final round of voting) only got two more seats. This … Continue reading

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