Monthly Archives: September 2010

Dawn of the Twitteroversy

I’ve had a bit of writer’s block recently when it comes to blog posts, but a request from former Lieutenant Governor has Margaret Farrow has me unblocked. Call it a non-controversy, a nontroversy or, if you like, a Twitteroversy. Farrow and … Continue reading

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Obama makes stop at LaFollette H.S.

From pool reporter Kendra Marr of Politico, traveling with the President. Surprise stop: La Follette High School (As in Robert L. La Follette) Lots of shrieking — “Oohh myyy god! It’s the president!” Obama posed with a photo with five … Continue reading

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AG’s office releases complaint against Kratz

Ken Kratz is on his way out, but the florid prose of his text messages will live on forever. I know this is wrong. I am such an honest guy, and straight shooter … but I have to know more … Continue reading

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UW-Stout chancellor statement on student death

From UW-Stout Chacellor Charles Sorenson‘s statement following the death of student Brad Simon and the criminal charging of two Stout hockey players. I was severely disappointed today to hear about the alleged behavior that led to the charges brought against … Continue reading

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Doyle to comment on Kratz

Governor Jim Doyle and Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen have reportedly scheduled a meeting today to discuss the sexting scandal involving Calumet County D.A. Ken Kratz. Doyle has a media availability to discuss the matter, today at 3:30. WRN’s Andrew … Continue reading

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Ryan, roadmap making the rounds

Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan continues to work the media with his “Roadmap for America’s Future” – and not just on Fox News. On Monday, the Janesville Republican was on PBS with Charlie Rose, and this coming Monday he’s on NPR’s … Continue reading

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Mielke nixes write-in

The Superior Telegram reports that Dan Mielke, who lost to Sean Duffy in Tuesday’s Seventh C.D. Republican primary, has decided not to launch a write-in campaign. That means Mielke won’t bleed conservative votes away from Duffy in his bid against Democrat … Continue reading

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Ieshuh Griffin on Stewart’s show

Far be it from me to revisit the whole Ieshuh Griffin ballot statement of principal story when America’s must trusted news source has done it for me! No, not The Onion, Griffin‘s 15 minutes of fame (actually it’s closer to … Continue reading

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Johnson’s new TV ad

U.S. Senate candidate Ron Johnsonsays he’s attempting to get out in front of criticism from the Russ Feingold campaign. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3851bhySuNU&feature=player_embedded

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Bat catch and release at WRN

Ron Seely with the Wisconsin State Journal reported recently on the very real threat faced by Wisconsin’s bats. And not the kind the Brewers swing. I had that in the back of my mind this morning when a bat got … Continue reading

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