There it is. Wisconsin residents blame fracking for a boom in sand mining facilities Note: That in-browser video plug-in played badly for me on my google chrome browser. You might try using Internet Explorer if you have trouble or else check for it on YouTube where it will surely show up soon.
I can not live on politics alone. There is also music. Particularly R&B and jazz. I was watching some Jill Scott (again) on YouTube which put me in the neighborhood of Gregory Porter videos and that was it. I. Am. Hooked. If you’re short on time watch for only 4 minutes. If you like more »
So perhaps you’ve heard that Scott Walker’s campaign played John Mellencamp’s song “Pink Houses” Tuesday this week and Mellencamp let Walker know how ridiculous that was. His publicist sent an email to Associated Press about it. From AP: “Liberal rocker John Mellencamp wants conservative Republican Gov. Scott Walker to know he supports union rights and more »
Oh myyyyy! [said in a George Takei voice] Will Robin Vos try to be more outrageous than his challenger? Or stay the course? In his case “the course” was and is already dangerously close to the fringe. You may remember Robin Vos from his refusal to hold a hearing on non-partisan redistricting or from his more more »
Have you already heard about the Global Climate Convergence? From the G.C.C. web site, “The Convergence is an education and direct action campaign that begins this spring, with “10 days to change course,” running from Earth Day to May Day. It provides coordinated action to multiply, amplify and build synergy across grassroots justice movements.” You can click more »
This post provides just the highlights. A longer post (or two) is in the works. A reminder: The Conservation Congress is an *advisory* group of delegates comprised of 5 delegates from each of the 72 counties. They *advise* the Natural Resources Board of the DNR. The votes we took are also advisory and are not more »
Image credit: Will Wilson WHERE TO VOTE? Scroll down to the bottom of the post for all 72 locations. WHAT TIME? 6:30 PM is registration. 7:00 PM is voting. DO I NEED TO BRING I.D.? Wisconsin Wildlife Ethic answers yes.: “Please take an I.D. that establishes your residency in county in which you are voting.” more »
Update: Here’s my more current post on this which has more details. —– Image credit: Rick Leche I’m sorry but – Really? Swans? Do these people have to shoot and kill EVERYTHING? I’m short on time and this is coming up on us quickly – so I will simply direct the reader to James Rowen’s more »