HAND-CURATED POSTS FROM THE WISCONSIN BLOGOSPHERE (AND SOMETIMES POINTS BEYOND)
Lego pieces are becoming the duct tape of the creative community —
Via FREE WHITEWATER.
But [former WisDems spokesman] Zielinski’s revelation that he was in Illinois for the governor’s race only leads to more questions. How desperate were Democrats in Illinois that they would hire Zielinski? What exactly did he do for Quinn? Who in the Illinois Democratic Party looked at Zielinski and said, “Yes, this is the guy we need?” Did Mike Tate call in a favor with the Illinois Democrats?
“Rindfleisch has failed to present any evidence at any time during these proceedings that tends to suggest that her Fourth Amendment rights were violated by the seizure authorized in these warrants,” the decision reads.
From now on, Wisconsin Democrats should run real progressives in high-profile races, not corporate hacks like Mary Burke. I think the Democratic Party of Wisconsin would be far better off if they ran actual progressives for every office.
“I called Jen Shilling last night to let her know I would be voting for her and would be encouraging my supporters to unite behind her, as well. I hope for a united caucus as we prepare to take on the incredible threat ahead. We will do well under her guidance and leadership,” Larson wrote on his Facebook page Tuesday.
….nearly half of the money ($1,381,500 out of a total of $2,822,626.66 in receipts, or 48.94% of the total party receipts) donated to the DPW between July 29 and October 20 of this year comes from only 11 individuals, 6 of which are Wisconsin residents. By effectively controlling the purse strings of the party, those 11 individuals effectively control the DPW and how Mike Tate and other top party officials run the party….
Democrats should push for three specific items in their next bid to lead the state…
The most clear example of how far the Democrats have drifted from their origins is presented that when one considers how Tate led them to yet another bloodbath in the same election that several referendum questions that included raising the minimum wage, expanding health care and lowering costs and getting corporate money out of politics all passed with resounding success.