Monday, August 10, 2020

Tag: Scott Walker

Wisconsin GOP’s lame-duck power grab ruled unconstitutional

A Wisconsin judge ruled on Thursday that laws passed by the Republican-controlled legislature in December to limit the powers of newly elected...

How Scott Walker made Wisconsin the national poster child for dark...

"Citizens can't exercise their right to self-governance if we don't know who is funding our representatives."

‘A very dark day for democracy’: Scott Walker signs Wisconsin GOP’s...

"This is the kind of thing autocrats do," declared journalist Ari Berman.

A lame-duck ‘legislative coup:’ Wisconsin GOP stages last-minute power grab before...

Republican legislators worked throughout Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning to pass a sweeping package of lame-duck bills to give power to the Republican-controlled Legislature before Republican Governor Scott Walker leaves office in January.

‘Democracy dies…in the early morning light’ as Wisconsin GOP rams through...

"This is outrageous abuse of power and should be huge national scandal."

‘Absolute fraud:’ After billions in taxpayer subsidies championed by Trump, Ryan,...

"Apparently, Scott Walker gave billions in subsidies to a Tawainese company, so that it would despoil land in Wisconsin while paying Chinese workers to make iPhones."

Wisconsin’s Foxconn deal enriches billionaires with taxpayer cash

“Growth, thy name is suffering.”

Scott Walker set to sign Koch anti-regulations bill in Wisconsin

“The so-called REINS Act will undoubtedly move Wisconsin towards a rule-making process that will become marred by industry lobbyists with political agendas."

A political party worth joining

Bob Fest – where 10,000 Wisconsinites gathered last year in the fighting spirit of La Follette, determined to stop the corporate governor's cynical end run.

Scott Walker’s Political Magic

Corporate cash — flowing from Home Depot to Donald Trump — funded the governor's campaign to victory, despite public opinion.

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It could have been different

And keep in mind, when assessing this world I’m going to leave behind to those I hold near and dear, that Covid-19 is hardly the worst of it. Behind that pandemic is something so much worse.

A good news storyline: Trump repudiated, Biden steady but insufficient. Enter systemic reformers.

Biden is no FDR. To expect systemic reform from Biden is naive but to envision him as a stepping stone is good progressive strategy.

U.S. Cold War China policy will isolate the U.S, not China

The U.S. must stop pursuing its counterproductive effort to undermine China, and instead work with all our neighbors on this small planet.

Trump just admitted on live television he will ‘terminate’ Social Security and Medicare if...

"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."
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Video: Restrained detainee begs for life as guards kill him

Neville’s family has filed a civil lawsuit against the county of Forsyth and Wellpath, the medical agency that employs the nurse, for failing to save Neville’s life and negligently causing his death.