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02.03.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Ed Garvey
Can't say we were not warned. Bob and Phil La Follette, Justices Ryan in 1873, a unanimous Supreme Court in 2007, Gaylord Nelson, and Bill Proxmire all told us to be alert for special interest money distorting our issues and corrupting even the best of public officials. As they say in Green Bay, "and so?" The answer is alarming. We know the guy who is poisoning the community well and how he is doi...
01.29.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Ed Garvey
It looked like a sleep-in at times last night in the joint session as W. persisted in reading a script called a speech. Teddy seemed to nod-off, Nancy Pelosi was struggling to keep lids parted, and even "bull" Cheney was clearly bored out of his mind. (I thought for a moment he was calling for a cognac but maybe not.) The good news? Had they slept they would not have missed anything. Nada. Nothing...