Once again in Wisconsin, politics as war trumps the interests of the people.
Author Tony Palmeri
Governor Evers’ Badger Bounce Back is vaguer than it could or should be, to the point where reasonable arguments can be made that it goes too far or not far enough. But until his loudest and most visible opponents come up with more than bullshit, bluster, and bullying, it’s the best we’ve got right now.
On April 7, 2020 Wisconsin citizens literally became collateral damage in the state’s politics-as-war culture.
The full text of Governor Evers’ “Safer At Home” order.
A short video identifying what Oshkosh residents will see on their April 7, 2020 primary ballot.
Note: Wisconsin author, activist, and small-d democracy advocate Mike McCabe is best known as the…
I know that in the last ten years in Wisconsin it has become fashionable to minimize what public employees do for us, and in some cases flat out denigrate them. The politicians can spend trillions of dollars on never-ending wars of choice without even giving it a second thought, and blow up the deficit with tax cuts for the uber rich, yet somehow the salaries and benefits of municipal, county, and state employees becomes the main reason why we are in such deep debt.
I’ve been thinking about Margaret Chase Smith’s Declaration of Conscience very much lately, especially when watching the mental and verbal contortions Republican elected officials go through in order to continue to defend President Donald Trump. We have had some dreadful presidents in our history, but has there ever been anyone who resorted to appeals to “Fear, Ignorance, Bigotry, and Smear” on an almost daily basis as much as the current occupant of the White House?
Rep. James Sensenbrenner recently announced his retirement. Most media coverage has focused only on who might replace him in the Congress. This essay looks at his 40+ year legacy.
On September 1st democracy activist Mike McCabe begins a new activist adventure. He will be the first Executive Director of We Are Many–United Against Hate.