One side effect of a democracy, even a democratic republic, especially a capitalist democratic republic, is the belief that popularity equals validation.
On Friday, Wisconsin state Senator Pam Galloway announced that she was resigning her post, which officially splits the Senate between Democrats and Republicans 16-16 until recall elections are held in May
by Segway Jeremy Ryan •
It was November 15, 2011, a day that I will never forget. It was night-time and we were all waiting until midnight so we could start signing recall petitions. The recall had officially started and it was not going to be an easy task. We had two months to collect over 540,000 valid signatures.