If you listen just long enough you can hear Margaret Sanger crying in her grave. As has been par for the “coarse” since the first second Governor Scott Walker came into office swinging and slinging, and Republicans toed the line striding and stentorian on their high hoarse hearse of this legislative session, the next step in making Wisconsin gallop backward is defunding Planned Parenthood. She who wrote in a pamphlet nearly a century ago, “No one can doubt that there are times where an abortion is justifiable but they will become unnecessary when care is taken to prevent conception. This is the only cure for abortions.” She would be wailing, were she alive today. And then fighting like hell. Read the rest of this entry »
Daily Archives: May 19, 2011
And by “democrat” I do mean lowercase-d, as in those of us who (still) believe in democracy, you know, in that old time of, by, and for the people kind of government. The admirable efforts of helping the recall efforts collect signatures and enter data and phone banking were but Part 1; now it’s time to knock on doors, do lit drops, make more phone calls to help spread the word about the recall elections in July. Here is a link to sign up and get involved. If that doesn’t work, let me know. You may always send an email of interest to The Democratic (alas, capital-d) Party of Wisconsin at firstname.lastname@example.org at 608-255-5172 (main office at 110 King Street, Suite 203 (above Ancora Coffee) just a stone’s throw from the Capitol building. Anyone, of course, is welcome — and encouraged! — to coordinate car pools or whatnot. I too will send out more info as soon as it all becomes clearer.
Cheers and thanks!