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Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Conservative Supreme Court justices protect their ally

The state Supreme Court’s ruling on Justice Michael Gableman’s race-baiting 2008 campaign ad is nearly as shocking as the ad itself. In dual decisions released late at night, six Supreme Court justices offered two verdicts on whether its newest justice, Michael Gableman, had the right to lie...
04.03.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Ed Garvey
We will never forget W's "Mission Accomplished" nor will we forget FDR's "We have nothing to fear but fear itself." Add Michael Gableman's words carried in yesterday's papers to your words to remember book: "I am proud of the campaign." Whoa Nelly! Proud of the worst campaign in the history of our Supreme Court?...
04.01.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Ed Garvey
The idea of an election on April Fool's Day is absurd. Sneak up on a co-worker and say, "I voted for Gableman." Just before the stunned colleague can respond, you holler, "Wisconsin Fools!" Then you go to your next cubicle and announce a "new deal between The Capital Times and WSJ--The Cap Times will write the editorials six days per week--WSJ gets Tuesday." Next you s...
Wednesday, April 2, 2008

The Milwaukee Unity Campaign threw a party with a purpose

Aide cross-section of Milwaukee gathered on Saturday night at the Rave for “Rise Up Milwaukee,” a party with a purpose. Organized by the Milwaukee Unity Campaign, a coalition of labor unions, community organizations and committed residents, the event included great music, good food, meet-and-greets...
Wednesday, March 26, 2008

ENDORSEMENTS 2008

It’s imperative that voters return Justice Louis Butler to the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Not only does Butler have the intelligence, integrity and experience that the state’s highest court requires, but Butler’s opponent, Burnett County Judge Michael Gableman, and his allies have run one of the most ethically challenged...
Thursday, March 20, 2008
If it’s such an overwhelming advantage to be a black man running for president of the United States, it’s amazing that the first 43 have been white. No doubt Geraldine Ferraro expects the next 43 presidents to be African American...
Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Calculator totals up the business lobby’s cost to taxpayer

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC), the state’s big business lobbying group, costs the state about $31 a second. That’s because WMC’s proposals—from slashing corporate income taxes to opposing insurance coverage of wigs for cancer patients—

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