Post Tagged with: "Wisconsin"

Wisconsin Republican Flip Flops On Mandatory Coverage Of Chemotherapy Pills After Getting Cancer

Wisconsin Republican Flip Flops On Mandatory Coverage Of Chemotherapy Pills After Getting Cancer

Wouldn’t we all like some compassion when confronted with a life-threatening illness? Wisconsin state representative Mary Czaja, R-Irma, just found some — for herself. Czaja opposed a healthcare bill that would require insurance companies to cover chemotherapy pills, just as they cover the intravenous treatment. Then she had a conversion experience. […]

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Wisconsin GOP Senate Majority Leader To Resign Following Sexual Harassment Allegations

'Family values' republican to resign after complaints of sexual harassment. Surprise! It's not the first time he's been accused of inappropriate behavior.

‘Family values’ republican to resign after complaints of sexual harassment. Surprise! It’s not the first time he’s been accused of inappropriate behavior.

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GOP Senator’s Anti-Obamacare Story Denied By Doctor Who Saved His Daughter’s Life

Photo of Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) from official 112th US Congress portrait via Wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ron_Johnson,_official_portrait,_112th_Congress.jpg

GOP Senator Ron Johnson said his daughter’s life-saving heart surgery would not have happened under the ACA, but the doctor denies this ObamaScare story.

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Glenn Grothman (R-WI): Workers Having Weekends Off Is ‘Goofy’, ‘Kills Freedom’

A young girl working in a textile factory. Image from SmithsonianMag.com.

State Senator Glenn Grothman (R-WI) is fighting to make sure that workers can avoid such horrible burdens as rest and spending time with their families.

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Republican Insults Neanderthals, Compares Them To Fellow Republicans (VIDEO)

A Republican, Sean Duffy, is finally acknowledging that the male dominated GOP is acting like a bunch of Neanderthals. Unfortunately, that's an insult to Neanderthals. Image: Gage Skidmore

  A Republican is finally acknowledging that the male dominated GOP is acting like a bunch of Neanderthals. Unfortunately, that’s an insult to the Neanderthals. A former GOP Rep compared Republicans to Neanderthals. During an appearance on the December 17th edition of ‘Morning Joe’ on MSNBC last Tuesday, former Wisconsin […]

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Scott Walker Urges Supporters To Sacrifice Christmas This Year And Send Him Money (IMAGE)

Scott Walker Urges Supporters To Sacrifice Christmas This Year And Send Him Money (IMAGE)

WI Governor Scott Walker has come up with a plan to raise campaign funds – have conservatives donate the money for their children’s Christmas presents.

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Fetus ‘Personhood’ Law Results In Arrest And Shackling Of Pregnant Wisconsin Mom

A Wisconsin woman refused to obey a doctor's mandate to 'protect' fetus and ended up under arrest, shackled, and in court. Image: John Cole, The Scranton Times-Tribune @ CagelCartoons.com

In a surreal turn of events, a pregnant Wisconsin woman was arrested by sheriff’s deputies last July 2nd and taken to court in shackles. Her offense? Refusing to follow doctor’s orders. Seriously. Being honest was her downfall Alicia Beltran, 28, had done what she thought she needed to do in […]

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Scott Walker’s Fiscal Irresponsibility Will Now Cost Wisconsin Billions As Bridges Start Failing (VIDEO)

Scott Walker’s Fiscal Irresponsibility Will Now Cost Wisconsin Billions As Bridges Start Failing (VIDEO)

People in Wisconsin were alarmed when the Leo Frigo Memorial Bridge began to sag, the result of a decades long fight by the GOP to eliminate maintenance.

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Owners Of Wisconsin Golf Course Fear For Employee Safety After Backlash Sparked By 9-11 Special

This ad ran in the Wisconsin State Journal. host.madison.com/wsj/‎

What’s wrong with this ad for a 9-11 golf course special? Other than the 9-11 golf course special, we mean …

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Evidence Says That Students Do Better In Schools With Strong Teachers’ Unions

Evidence Says That Students Do Better In Schools With Strong Teachers’ Unions

In the current anti-union climate in the U.S., there may not be any group of unions that has been singled out for more criticism than teachers’ unions. Unions such as the National Education Association (NEA) and American Federation of Teachers (AFT) have been blamed by politicians, think tanks, and the […]

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The Dog Ate His Homework: Gov. Walker Blames His Failing Economy On ‘Instability Around The World’

The Dog Ate His Homework: Gov. Walker Blames His Failing Economy On ‘Instability Around The World’

Scott Walker, who promised to create 250k new jobs by the end of his term, has a GREAT reason for why he’s failed miserably to meet that goal — It’s all Obama’s fault for not bringing peace to the Middle East. Seriously.

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Walker’s Campaign Staff Communicated Directly With County Employees, Following Teen’s Death

Republican Scott Walker, the 45th Governor of Wisconsin. Image via

Walker’s campaign staff was directly involved in coordinating county employee responses to the incident.

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Singers, Spectators, Tourists Arrested And Threatened By Capitol Police In Wisconsin (VIDEO)

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Watch Out, Song Birds: In Wisconsin, not only are singing and clapping apparently illegal, you can also get arrested for just WATCHING people sing and clap.

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College Students Confront NSA Recruiters On Language Abuses

NSA employees only think as much as they're paid to, otherwise these two snake oil salespeople would have been better prepared to answer questions. Image @ BusinessInsider

NSA employees only think as much as they’re paid to, otherwise these two snake oil salespeople would have been better prepared to answer questions.

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Wisconsin Lawmakers Ask Mining Company To Remove Security Guards With Assault Weapons (VIDEO)

Photo of heavily-armed security guard at Gogebic Taconite mining site from the Wisconsin State Journal. http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/local/environment/bulletproof-arizona-security-team-raises-hackles-at-gogebic-mine-site/article_24cb77d0-9444-5ba8-948c-acad96f5e315.html

Thanks to a controversial mining company, this lushly-wooded hiking and camping destination is crawling with masked commandos carrying assault weapons.

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Republican Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Signs Forced Ultrasound Bill Into Law

Republican Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Signs Forced Ultrasound Bill Into Law

Though Governor Scott Walker has had since mid-June to sign the bill, he waited to do it behind closed door over a holiday weekend… cowardice in action.

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Wisconsin GOP Proves How Ridiculous They Are & That They Don’t Care About Women’s Issues At All

Anti-choice license plate proposed by Republicans in Wisconsin's state legislature. Image from liveactionnews.org

Do conservatives want to promote women’s health and lower the abortion rate? Or do they just want to punish women for having sex?

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Wisconsin Falls From 11th To 44th In Job Creation In 2 Years: Governor Walker Blames Workers

Wisconsin Falls From 11th To 44th In Job Creation In 2 Years: Governor Walker Blames Workers

In the two years since Governor Scott Walker was elected to lead Wisconsin, the state has gone from 11th in job creation nationwide to 44th, so who does he blame but the workers?

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Paul Ryan Adviser Says Cut Social Security Benefits For ‘Wealthy’ Earning $25K+ Per Year

Paul Ryan Adviser Says Cut Social Security Benefits For ‘Wealthy’ Earning $25K+ Per Year

Yuval Levin’s Op Ed piece sounds reasonable, until you do the math and realize that he considers people earning $25,000 per year to be ‘wealthy.’

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Rachel Maddow: The GOP Plan To Take Presidency, Keep House In Four Easy Steps (VIDEOS)

Rachel Maddow: The GOP Plan To Take Presidency, Keep House In Four Easy Steps (VIDEOS)

Why bother trying to win the popular vote when the RedMaps strategy makes rigging elections so easy?

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