Paul Ryan

Givin’ Mitt Shitt in Fitchburg, Wisconsin

Woman holds a sign above her head which says "Think outside my box" at a protest of Mitt Romney at a Scott Walker call center in Fitchburg, Wisconsin March 31, 2012.

Approximately 250 people assembled outside of Walker’s laughably named “Victory Center” in Fitchburg to give Mitt Romney some heck Saturday March 31st. Romney was visiting to do a few of his robocalls live and to stump for his presidential primary in Wisconsin. The protesters were a mix of people who held signs like “Keep your more »

Paul Ryan suddenly discovers “caring”

Paul Ryan

Apparently the budget-cuts-will-take-care-of-everything reality distortion force field that has been humming around Paul Ryan has been pierced by reality or at least an acknowledgement that he’s fast becoming one of America’s most hated politicians. This is an actual RNC mailing courtesy of Washington Monthly with text that says, “America is at a tipping point. 14 more »

Paul Ryan Luncheon Arrests and Protest

Photo above from Wisconsin Jobs Now. These are videos of people getting kicked out of Paul Ryan’s Rotary luncheon for asking questions. After they paid $15.00 to get in. I’m seeing multiple reports that 5 were kicked out while 3 were arrested. While they were inside, a rally took place outside. From Greendale Patch: “Outside, more »

Paging Paul Ryan and Scott Walker: Wisconsin protests are on the rise and protesters will find you

Whether you think gaining 2 state senate seats for the Dems is a coup or you think Wisconsin is still basically screwed, the rage against Republican chicanery, cronyism, and rights-killing remains. Despite past under-reporting or scant reports and misinformation from corporate press, for the record, the rage was never isolated to the Capitol and Dane more »

Rob Zerban delivers 65,000 signatures supporting medicare today to Paul Ryan. Protests planned for Alberta Darling, Scott Walker, more.

  Challenger Rob Zerban delivering 65,000 signatures in support of medicare to Paul Ryan today. PCCC has been gathering online signatures of people asking Paul Ryan to preserve Medicare. Today at noon Paul Ryan’s 2012 challenger, Rob Zerban, will personally deliver a message on medicare and the signataures to Ryan in Kenosha. Here’s Rob Zerban’s more »

Videos: Republicans and the Federal Budget

Not feeling so hot today. I’ll just load up the blog with videos and some stuff about volunteering for various things. Pardon me. More energy, I hope tomorrow. This is from LiberalViewer on YouTube. I’ve watched his stuff off and on for years. In his words the video below is “A satirical clip from “The more »

Today at 1PM: WMC Meeting and Protest.

[I’ll add on an article shortly – for now – the basics] Today, Wednesday, February 23 · 12:00pm – 5:30pm Protest of WMC’s “Business Day in Madison” Location – Monona Terrace entrance Schedule – Picketing: 12PM – 1PM  – – – Rally 4:30PM-5:30PM “Who is responsible for Scott Walker’s attacks on public education, public services, public sector workers, more »

Would you care for a Paul Ryan “Wacky Voucher”? Its value only will go–down!

Well it’s nice to see the Democratic Party of Wisconsin having some fun at Paul Ryan’s expense. They passed out these “Wacky Vouchers” in Racine yesterday to raise awareness about Ryan’s radical plan to reshape Medicare.  The vouchers read: “Paul Ryan’s budget plan relies on massive cuts to Medicare, including a ration program.” Ryan’s plan more »

Who is Paul Ryan and why is he such a big deal?

Paul Ryan is somebody many in America saw for the first time last night during his rebuttal to Obama’s State of the Union. I imagine that some are asking, “Who is this man?” and perhaps, “Why is he trying to scare me about our future?” Paul Ryan is from Janesville which is Northwest of Chicago. more »

Some selected tweets on the Rebutting duo, Paul Ryan and Michelle Bachman.

Tomorrow night, President Obama delivers his State of the Union address and Paul Ryan rebuts. AND the Tea Party’s Michelle Bachman rebuts. How delightfully complicated! Michelle will be broadcast on and perhaps on some cable channels.  @borosage Robert Borosage Rs consider Paul Ryan “reasonable and rational” to respond SOTU. But he’s a full throttle more »

Grab bag of blogging: Budget Czar Paul Ryan | A snowy tale of two cities | Super-sized Govmobile | MJ Sentinel suitable cage liner | Union fight or flight or …”forging”?

Paul Ryan will be able to set spending limits in the House without a vote, flying “in the face of the GOP’s promise to end backroom deals and increase transparency”. Snowpocolypse Happens Mayor Bloomberg of New York City learns what Mayor Dave of Madison learned last Winter: clear snow or risk removal of your head. As more »