Results tagged with 'republicans'
Published Oct. 16, 2014
The second and last televised debate between Scott Walker and Mary Burke is tomorrow night from 7 to 8 p.m. and I've got a couple of suggestions for you. Walk your dog. Clip your toenails. Call your mother. Organize your kitchen cupboard. Order a pizza. Clean out your email folders. Sleep. Anything! Anything to avoid this farce being perpetrated on the people of Wisconsin.
Published Sept. 16, 2014
Walker, who claimed budget management skills as his primary qualification to be your governor, has run up a deficit more than double what Jim Doyle did during the Great Recession.
Published Sept. 4, 2014
What we have now running for governor is not magic. Instead it is a tightly packaged, single-issue campaign that may well be decided on which set of statistics more voters believe. What we are left with is boring, sad and way, way short of any kind of inspiration.
Published Aug. 12, 2014
From time to time, I like to check under the bridge to see what my trolls are up to. Wait, did I just say that out loud? I mean, I like to dig into the comments to my columns, as well as the emails they precipitate, and share my responses with those correspondents and world.
Published July 30, 2014
Last week, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Janesville) set forth another in his continuing series (like Harry Potter, but with more magical thinking) of budget committee plans designed to "help" the poor. I'd like to offer 100 things Paul Ryan could have proposed in this most recent version but didn't that might actually help the poor.
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"Republican Party leaders met Monday to once again take a new step forward in engaging black voters.....'Our party has a rich, proud history of equality, freedom, opportunity' said RNC Chairman Reince Priebus." McCaltchy Washington Bureau, Aug. 27, 2013The Republican P...
There are only two living Americans who have completed the legal maximum of two terms as President of the United States: Democrat Bill Clinton and Republican George W Bush. How each party has treated its former President at its 2012 convention speaks volumes about how each party views...
In the recent film Hunger Games 24 teenagers are armed with swords and sent out to kill each other until only one survives, who becomes the winner (1) Replace the swords with TV attack ads, and you have the campaign for the 2012 Republican nomination for US Senator from Wis...
"Everybody on this stage would make a better Commander-in-Chief than Barack Obama!" Newt Gingrich at Republican candidate forum, Nov. 12, 2011The former Speaker of the House of Representatives, apparently Mr November in the GOP presidential sweepstakes, has been ...
Imagine that you have been spending like crazy. You have maxed-out your credit cards, and you are facing bankruptcy, foreclosure and repossession of your car. Your mother refused you a loan after checking your FICO store. Now someone offers to lend you enough to bring all ...
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