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Far-right crackpot Nancy VanderMeer wants Wisconsin to nullify federal laws she doesn’t like

Far-right crackpot Nancy VanderMeer wants Wisconsin to nullify federal laws she doesn’t like

Republican candidate in the 70th Assembly District of Wisconsin Nancy VanderMeer stated in a 2012 questionnaire from the pro-Ron Paul front group Campaign for Liberty that she wants to nullify federal laws in Wisconsin that she doesn’t like, such as the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that has provided millions of Americans with health insurance.

Support for nullifying federal laws among Wisconsin…

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Mary Burke thinks it’s “fair” that Scott Walker drove Wisconsin public employees into poverty

Mary Burke thinks it’s “fair” that Scott Walker drove Wisconsin public employees into poverty

I’m going to write one final blog post criticizing both Republican Governor Scott Walker and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke before the November 4 elections, and it’s over…you guessed it, public employees being forced to use government assistance just to provide for themselves and their families.

I’m going to share a video featuring Leah Lipska, a Wisconsin Department of Corrections…

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Mark Pocan thinks that Russ Feingold is going to run for his old U.S. Senate seat

Mark Pocan thinks that Russ Feingold is going to run for his old U.S. Senate seat

I don’t want to get anybody’s hopes up, but a member of the election analysis website Daily Kos Elections (DKE) who was at a fundraiser for Nebraska Democratic U.S. House Candidate Brad Ashford which was attended by Democratic U.S. Representative Mark Pocan of Wisconsin’s 2nd Congressional District said that Pocan thinks that Russ Feingold is going to run for his old U.S. Senate seatin Wisconsin,…

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The “Party of Israel” insults Jews

The “Party of Israel” insults Jews

Judging from this CNN article on the new, secret “Comms College” run by the Republican National Committee (RNC) for Republican communication staffers, it’s not going well for the GOP.

For example, RNC communications director Sean Spicer said this about how the GOP planned to reach out to Jewish voters:

…How many Jews? You wanna do a Rosh Hashanah thing or something on Israel? You name it.

Using…

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Rick Scott can’t tell the difference between an electric device and an electronic device

Rick Scott can’t tell the difference between an electric device and an electronic device

Republican Florida Governor Rick Scott, facing a tough re-election battle against Democratic challenger Charlie Crist, a former Republican governor of the state who left the Republican Party a few years ago and joined the Democratic Party a couple of years later, refused to appear at a debate with Crist for several minutes over something as trivial as Crist using a fan to keep himself cool:

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The minimum wage serves multiple purposes

The minimum wage serves multiple purposes

Republican Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker recently stated in an interview with the right-wing editorial board of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel that he thought that the minimum wage served no purpose:

What Walker said about the minimum wage was absolutely, 100% false. The minimum wage serves two main purposes that I can think of…

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Sean Duffy campaign staffer caught using false identity

Sean Duffy campaign staffer caught using false identity

I always thought that Republican Congressman Sean Duffy was as phony as a three-dollar bill.

Well, as it turns out, Jake Thomfohrda, Duffy’s campaign field director, is even phonier than Duffy is. That’s because Thomfohrda was caught by a Marshfield-area newspaper using a false identityat a campaign event hosted by Democratic congressional candidate Kelly Westlund, who is running against Duffy in…

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I spent over two weeks in a mental institution in Indiana when I was 9 years old or so

I spent over two weeks in a mental institution in Indiana when I was 9 years old or so

For those of you who have been following the Wisconsin gubernatorial race extensively, you may have known about a TV ad which the campaign of Democratic candidate Mary Burke is either currently running or has run which features Erin Forrest, the chairwoman of the Jefferson County (WI) Democratic Party who plead guilty to domestic violence last year and entered into a deferred prosecution…

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Is the Republican Party of Wisconsin running out of money, volunteers, and resources?

Is the Republican Party of Wisconsin running out of money, volunteers, and resources?

Since October 8, Democrats have enjoyed a 7-3 advantage over Republican in regards to the number of political TV ads run in Wisconsin according to the WisPolitics Twitter feed as of 9:00 P.M. Central Time on October 13.

The three Republican ads since October 8 are an ad from the Scott Walker gubernatorial campaign on October 8, the Sean Duffy congressional campaign in the 7th Congressional…

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Charlie Sykes website Right Wisconsin criticizes Lori Compas, who is not running for public office, for having a sense of humor

Charlie Sykes website Right Wisconsin criticizes Lori Compas, who is not running for public office, for having a sense of humor

Either during or immediately after Friday night’s Wisconsin gubernatorial debate, Lori Compas, the organizer of, and Democratic candidate in, the unsuccessful recall attempt against Republican State Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald two years ago who is now the executive director of the left-leaning business organization Wisconsin Business Alliance, tweeted this joke about the final debate…

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