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 »
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On your morning commute today you might happen to see yet another couple of out-of-town cars driving up E. Washington Avenue towards the Capitol. Their destination? Recalling Sheila Harsdorf via the Government Accountability Board. They will be making the trip from up in Hudson, so be sure to wave hello or honk out a “this is what democracy looks like” volley on the horn. Full story here.
It’s official: the third Republican state Senator — Luther Olsen — will face a recall election. Some 10,000 signatures above and beyond the required amount were submitted to the Government Accountability Board today.
Word, too, is that “big news” will be announced tonight in Hudson — Sheila Harsdorf’s turf, who may well be the fourth Republican to face recall.
Meanwhile, waiting in the wings are Cowles and Darling, with exactly two weeks remaining to still collect and then submit signatures against them, too.