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A Wisconsin status check.

I’m going to do the impossible and give a status check on all of Wisconsin politics. It might help the out-of-stater who is perhaps just now turning his or her attention from Anthony Weiner’s umm… tweets…and back to really important stuff like what is happening in my state. Wisconsin is hot again. Maybe too hot. more »

Judge Sumi plays by the rules. Wisconsin Republicans don’t.

“Wisconsin Republicans were struck down in a blaze of judicial glory” – Sarah Jones, Politicususa. I wish Judge Maryann Sumi really was a fire-breathing liberal. However, I believe she just respects the Wisconsin constitution and the law. I learned what I need to know about Wisconsin’s open meetings’ law from watching Peter Barca fire-breathe it on more »

Grab bag of Wisconsin Solidarity, News, and Views

Wisconsin Act 10 Stalls Today 3/31 Judge Maryann  Sumi ordered that the law “has not been published within the meaning” of Wisconsin law and “is therefore not in effect.”’ And following Huebsch said, “given the most recent court action we will suspend the implementation of it at this time. DOA will continue to abide by more »

Judge Sumi begins to untangle the Fitzwalkerstan web

Notes and or tweets gleaned from today’s proceedings in Dane County Court. If you’d like a more conventional article, here is TPM. This tweet sums up a lot. One of my favorites: “Sinking in how Scott Fitzgerald & the Attorney General’s office consciously put Legislative Reference Bureau staff in potentially significant legal jeopardy. What assholes.” more »

Headlines. Call ’em like you see ’em.

I’ve been traipsing about meeting Joanne Kloppenburg and hanging out at Wisconsin’s capitol with the other fans of cooperatives and labor. I’m now parking myself at a free computer at Michelangelo’s on State St.  Apparently while I was out having fun, illusory tenant was combing the net and finding that most U.S. dailies got the more »

Counterfeit Wisconsin

The Walker administration is pretending lying. They have printed the “budget repair bill” and they are putting forth the message that it doesn’t need to face the scrutiny of the Wisconsin Supreme Court as decided by an appellate court on 3/24/11. (Court’s decision. My post on the decision.) Scott Walker, Scott Fitzgerald and the Wisconsin more »