Archive for April 6th, 2011

Apr 06 2011

Obama Using Troops As Political Pawns In Shutdown Chicken

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My Marine son and his brethren are fuming because the Obama administration has decided that paying our troops is something not required under a shutdown: Programs that are essential for the safety and security of the country are exempted from a shutdown, but the administration still has to figure out where to draw the line […]

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Apr 06 2011

WI Election Won’t Be Resolved For Many Weeks

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Time to exhale folks. As of now 99+% of the precincts are in, including the Dane County votes (Kloppenburg’s stronghold). It is now a question of absentee ballot GOTV and statistics. Kloppenburg’s lead is 447 votes in the unofficial (and rushed) tallies. The recount will take weeks and the results will shift throughout: The Government […]

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Apr 06 2011

What Canary Tuesday In Wisconsin Taught Us

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Previous posts here and here. As I noted yesterday, the election for Wisconsin Supreme Court justice in WI was going to be a clear indicator of the political forces roiling through the electorate. All the lefty spin doctors were out claiming a win by the liberal, union-backed Kloppenburg would scare the pants off the GOP […]

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