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Friday, March 9, 2012

The Badger State Responds

Even Scott Walker's corporate pay-and-puppet masters must be wondering if they miscalculated by choosing Wisconsin as the laboratory for their toxic vision of the future. The Badger State's progressive tradition had increasingly seemed like history...
Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009

A Q&A with founder Ed Garvey on Wisconsin’s one-of-a-kind political gathering

Now in its eighth year, Fighting Bob Fest draws more than 10,000 progressives and activists to Baraboo, Wis., to discuss politics and brainstorm solutions. In this Shepherd Q&A, founder Ed Garvey, an attorney and a former gubernatorial candidate, previewed this year’s fest and offered his thoughts...
Wednesday, May 27, 2009
In April, the district attorney in Vilas County, Wis., announced that he was seeking volunteers for a forensic test to help his case against Douglas Plude, 42. Plude is scheduled to stand trial in the death of his wife. The volunteers, who must be female, about 5-foot-8 and 140 pounds, will...
Wednesday, May 13, 2009
In April, University of Kansas researchers disclosed that a single tax provision in a 2004 law allowed U.S. multinational corporations to largely avoid federal taxes on foreign profits—a move that earned a typical company $220 for every $1 the company had spent lobbying Congress to enact...
Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008
The police force in Beaumont, Texas, suspended officer Keith Breiner for crossing the line during an undercover prostitution sting, in that he actually had sex with a prostitute. During an August hearing, Breiner defended his actions by saying, “It was a job, sir. I didn’t have pleasure doing this.” It was, he added, "something...

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