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Undermining Credibility

Undermining Credibility

With only three weeks to go til Valentine’s Day, the Republicans in the State Legislature of Wisconsin are doing what no men ever do: shopping for their beloved before the last minute.  Indeed, in what can only be called a sweetheart deal to both Gogebic Taconite and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation – the former an out-of-state mining company, the latter a much-flawed private entity (that used to be a public one before Scott Walker took over) – the Republican juggernaut essentially promises what any sugarcoated candy on February 14th does: “be mine.”  Only in this sense it’s not just a command in the possessive sense; it’s also the Republican diktat that the Gogebic mine be.  Corporate profit and bought-off lawmakers, true love if there ever was.
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Whose (Republican Is) Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?

Whose (Republican Is) Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?

For crying out loud, the latest craze of the Rocky Mountains has come to the Great Lakes.  Hunters, on your marks, get set, go to hell!
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Et Tu, Uterus?

Et Tu, Uterus?

If Caesar were alive today, he’d be stabbed to death with a speculum.  Three days shy the Ides of March, there is something disproportionately apropos for the Republicans in the State Assembly to make use of its limited time left in the current legislative session to vote on three bills that further the national war on women.
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