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02.20.2014 | 54 days ago | Posted at 11:06 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
Buzzfeed dug up one choice email forwarded by Walker’s former chief of staff, Tom Nardelli: “THE NIGHTMARE … ‘I can handle being a black, disabled, one armed, drug-addicted Jewish homosexual … but please, oh dear God, don’t make me a Democrat.’” Seems that Nardelli just can’t help himself. Here's another crazy email he felt he needed to share with others:   ...
02.19.2014 | 55 days ago | Posted at 05:48 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
In August 2010, the Walker team (both campaign and county aides) were freaking out about tragedies at the Milwaukee Behavioral Health Complex.  In their secret emails, Walker’s campaign staff was helping to craft Walker’s “official” responses to the events. One example is an op-ed “written” by Geri Lyday, then the interim director of the county’s health and human services dep...
01.30.2014 | 75 days ago | Posted at 11:27 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
As he promised in his State of the Union speech on Tuesday night, President Obama is going to take matters into his own hands and work around a dysfunctional Congress. Plan #1 is to do whatever he can to jumpstart job creation and lift up low-wage workers. He’s going to talk about that in his visit to GE in Waukesha today, but he’s also going to use executive orders to spur job training. ...
Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013

Annual media watchdog list critiques coverage of whistleblowers and wealth gaps and the notion of journalistic objectivity

 This year’s annual Project Censored list of the most underreported news stories includes the widening wealth gap, the trial of Pfc. Bradley Manning for leaking classified documents and
Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013

Corporate Leaders Bemoan Tea Party Default Crisis Created by Their Own Donations

 America’s great minds of business and finance have reached a consensus on the government shutdown and worse, the prospect of a debt default: While the latter is worse, both are bad
Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013

How Republican Extremists Are Shredding Every Principle the GOP Claims to Uphold

By Washington standards, the current government

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