HAND-CURATED POSTS FROM THE WISCONSIN BLOGOSPHERE (AND SOMETIMES POINTS BEYOND)
No Quarter reported this week that Alleigh Marre, the new campaign spokeswoman for Walker, has voiced support for Planned Parenthood and declared herself pro-choice in the past. The news prompted criticism from Wisconsin Right to Life, and a spokesman for Pro-Life Wisconsin called on the governor to fire Marre.
But Pasch also acknowledged that she wasn’t looking forward to more partisan fights with majority Republicans who are likely to hold their control of the Legislature in November’s elections.
CF Carlos Gomez
SS Jean Segura
DH Ryan Braun
3B Aramis Ramirez
C Jonathan Lucroy
RF Logan Schafer
LF Khris Davis
2B Scooter Gennett
1B Lyle Overbay
RHP Marco Estrada
A notion is a lightweight mental sensation. Instinct pulses from our lower brain. We may have these notions and instincts UNTIL we “consider… florists and bakers,” but “consider” implies some serious contemplation, and Greenhouse’s use of “until” suggests that she thinks that the instant we see the names of those lowly occupations — florists and bakers — we will shake off the notions and instincts and know that the “expression” template is wrong. But she hasn’t considered it, and she doesn’t expect her readers to consider it. She is whipping up snobbery for people who are engaged in expressive work.
James Gatzke, the lawyer for Rep. Bill Kramer, says he will soon be naming another lawyer to assist in the sexual assault …. state regulators are asking that the state Supreme Court revoke Gatzke’s law license for repeatedly dipping into a client’s trust account without authorization.
James Villa, a longtime confidant of Gov. Scott Walker, has been named vice president for university relations at the University of Wisconsin System.
“We have offered Jim Villa the job, and he has accepted,” said UW System President Ray Cross
“They’re the Yankees,” said Turner/CBS game analyst Steve Kerr. “They’re Notre Dame football. They’re the team that is just always going to be in the news. They are great for college basketball. Love them or hate them, they are a story. People want to watch them, either to cheer for them or against them.