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District Attorney Who Targeted Scott Walker Wants to Triple Number of Armed Investigators

Source: The Daily Signal, by M.D. Kittle, October 19, 2014

MADISON, Wis.—A Milwaukee County prosecutor who authorized pre-dawn, paramilitary-style raids on the homes of conservative activists last year has significantly expanded his department’s armed investigative force in recent years, an investigation shows. 213 more words


Self-Disgust Is Self-Obsession Honey by Allen Miles

I was never cut out for a career. I’m too socially awkward and I never found anything that stirred my passions enough to attempt to forge a livelihood from it. 1,498 more words


New rules for early voters: What you need to know about absentee ballots

MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Election day is still more than two weeks away, but voters can start casting their ballots as soon as Monday morning, October 20th. 473 more words

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Essential Sounds - A Brief Embrace

Suede – Still Life (1994)

…and so time stops, the heart gripped, the body still, the blood up, senses enrapt, world fades away…. blurred scenery, overwrought emotions, post-adolescent/pre-adult melancholia on a grand scale… 56 more words

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Republican AG Candidate Schimel promises to fight against clean air quality

October 19, 2014 by Barbara With

Waukesha County District Attorney Brad Schimel (R) promises he will fight against new EPA regulations to reduce carbon pollution from existing power plants if he is elected Attorney General. 451 more words

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The gubernatorial debates are over, so how did the candidates do?

MILWAUKEE (WITI) — The candidates covered a lot of ground on Friday evening — from answering questions about the Kenosha casino project, to reducing Milwaukee crime. 498 more words


"Callous, Dumb Policy": Scott Walker’s Minimum Wage Argument Is Even Dumber Than You Think

The minimum wage is causing a bit of campaign drama, notably in Wisconsin, as John Nichols reports. Republican Governor Scott Walker, running neck and neck against Democrat Mary Burke, inflamed the debate this week when he rejected complaints that the state’s $7.25 an hour wage floor was too low. 584 more words