Tag Archives: Scott Walker

Rally With Mitt Romney In Iowa Monday!

Rally with Mitt in the Quad Cities Monday as he explains how he will solve the nation’s problems. When: Monday, June 18, 2012 – 3:00pm Where:  Davenport, IA Doors Open:   3:00 PM | Event Begins 4:00 PM Or if you … Continue reading

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Is Scott Walker An Appropriate Role Model For Governor Branstad?

This morning, I read some disturbing news. Governor Branstad has been “inspired” by Wisconsin Governor Walker’s re-call victory to push for his brand of horrendous, anti-worker legislation…in Iowa. And although Walker survived the recall efforts this week, the silver lining … Continue reading

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John Nichols On The Wisconsin Uprising And Why Walker Survived: Video

John Nichols on Democracy Now! Wednesday, the morning after the Wisconsin recall. John Nichols is the premiere authority on all things Wisconsin.  A native Wisconsinite, he has amazing knowledge of its traditions and history.  He has been on the ground … Continue reading

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Wisconsin, Democracy’s Firewall Needs Our Help

The Walker recall election is tomorrow, June 5. Right-wing Gov. Scott Walker and Republican Super PACs are plastering the airwaves with vicious attack ads paid for by big money backers. There are no undecided voters left in this race, so … Continue reading

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Call To Win In Wisconsin

Call to Win in Wisconsin Republicans are going all-in for right-wing Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. Walker’s campaign has already spent $21 million trying to whitewash his record of attacking middle class families. The RNC says they’ll spend whatever it takes … Continue reading

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What Iowans Are Missing: This Week On Ring Of Fire Radio

Unfortunately, Iowans won’t be able to hear  this amazing radio program over the publicly owned airwaves because Iowa commercial radio stations only allow one kind of talk – conservative – but thanks to the free and open internet, we can … Continue reading

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When Will Scott Walker become ‘Perp’ Walker?

Last week one of Scott Walker’s close aides from his days as Milwaukee County Commissioner plea bargained a deal in the John Doe investigation into Walker’s affairs in Milwaukee. Walker and a couple lawyers had an interview with investigators on … Continue reading

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Watch That Gas Price!

If things seem to be going too good, they probably are. I am the kind of person who sees a cloud behind every silver lining. Right now  the silver lining of Republican discord couples with some good news from the … Continue reading

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Governor Walker and PATCO

In order to understand the debate over collective bargaining in Wisconsin last year, it is helpful to consider the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization, or PATCO, a labor union that represented U.S. air traffic controllers from 1968 until 1981. With … Continue reading

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2011: The Year Of Popular Uprisings

The Year 2011: Populist Revolts, Troop Withdrawal, Economic Woes, and Human Rights by Ralph Scharnau The year 2011 will be remembered as one of popular uprisings.  Time magazine, in fact, made the protester its person of the year. Millions of … Continue reading

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