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09.02.2014 | 28 days ago | Posted at 02:41 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
 President Barack Obama spoke to an estimated 6,000 enthusiastic union members and their families at Milwaukee’s Laborfest yesterday.But they weren’t only enthusiastic about Obama’s appearance. And they’re not the only ones who support the agenda items he listed in his wide-ranging half-hour speech.You can say what you will about his poll numbers right now, but Obama’s fighting for the ...
02.20.2014 | | 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 | | 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 | | 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

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