HAND-CURATED POSTS FROM THE WISCONSIN BLOGOSPHERE (AND SOMETIMES POINTS BEYOND)
Blank specifically identified information technology, agriculture and the arts among the academic areas facing closures and mergers. But she said all parts of campus will feel the effects of staff reductions and budget cuts.
Change in Wisconsin jobs
March 2015, all jobs -4,300
March 2015, private sector jobs -5,000
February 2015 revision, all jobs -1,900
February 2015 revision, private sector jobs -1,800
Total change in all jobs vs. last report -6,200
Total change in private sector jobs vs last report -6,800
…. if Walker wants this, he’s going to have to come back to Wisconsin and sell it. Less than 10% of the people from outside of Milwaukee support this and, in case you didn’t notice, most of the members of the legislature are not from Milwaukee. It’s a tough sell for them to their constituents….
Did Ovary’s campaign REALLY set a $2.5 BILLION goal just for her own #POTUS run? Yet SHE claims there’s too much $ in politics? Sheesh #tcot
— Deanna Alexander (@DAinWIS) April 15, 2015
Dr. Mehmet Oz is a cardiothoracic surgeon and vice chairman of the surgery department at Columbia University’s medical school.
Most people know him, sadly, as a huckster and promoter of quack remedies.
Other prominent physicians across America, at leading institutions, have had enough of the embarrassment that Oz’s sales pitches are to medicine….
Via The Tragedy of Dr. Oz @ FREE WHITEWATER.
Loved by many, reviled by some, but a genuine, privately-created, culinary innovation: the cronut.
Via Daily Adams.
Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson of the Wisconsin Supreme Court has served for a very long time, and for the most part, thoughtfully and well. But the federal lawsuit she has filed aimed at saving her job as chief justice is an overwrought response that runs contrary to the will of the voters. She should drop it.
As PRwatch reported, WMC spent $600,000 in its effort to unseat the Chief Justice. It spent $7 million to elect the court’s right-wing majority. By the time the Walker investigation is taken up by the Wisconsin Supreme Court later this month, the subjects of the investigation may have one of their own sitting in the Chief’s chair.