Archive for the 'Watchdogging Campaigns' Category

9
August
2007

Jursik Victory a Win for Tax Hawks and Park Lovers Alike

When Pat Jursik snapped up a victory in a special election for Milwaukee County Supervisor on the southeastern portion of the county, she wasn’t the only one who won. Taxpayers and park lovers got to put a mark in their “win” column since Jursik has openly said she would not be a rubber stamp vote […]

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28
June
2007

Edwards or Obama?

I like John Edwards. I always have. He’s good on most issues and his southern charm tells me he’s very electable — even in the south which is a place I would like to see the dems reach out to more. But I’m also a fan of Barack Obama. Obama also has a great deal […]

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13
May
2007

Video: Senator Sullivan Argues for “Right to Know” about Judicial Economic Interests

If Wisconsin Judges had the same requirement on them as state legislators and local officials, there would not be this ongoing debate as to whether Judges are acting impartially. That’s the crux of this video (click here) featuring State Senator Jim Sullivan (D-Wauwatosa). “It’s a disclosure bill. It’s a right to know bill” said Sullivan. […]

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14
April
2007

Feds Should Reimburse Georgia Thompson for Legal Fees

Imagine a time when the government would come down on a citizen and force her into a legal battle which would exhaust her life savings and strip her of her good name. That time is now. Republican partisan and US Attorney Steven Biskupic did just that when he went after state administrator Georgia Thompson with […]

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13
April
2007

Who’s Minding the Store?

Or, the apparent total-absence of coordination between progressive candidates in “nonpartisan” elections by Rick Kisséll I spent this past Election Day (4/3/07) at the Westlawn housing project on 60th and Silver Spring, going door-to-door with MPS School Board candidate Wendell Harris. I chose to work with Harris because my own neighborhood on the south side […]

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12
April
2007

Get it Straight: Tommy Thompson Didn’t Pioneer Welfare Reform

Tommy Thompson has a lot of nerve to claim he is a pioneer of welfare reform. Yes, he was the Governor in Wisconsin at the time welfare reform was first talked about but it seems that very few people have their facts straight on this one. Welfare reform was not Tommy Thompson’s baby — it […]

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