Tag Archives: Democracy

The Missing Narrative on the Pennsylvania Special Election

  While watching the televised returns of the Pennsylvania special election pitting Democrat Conor Lamb, Republican Rick Saccone, and Libertarian Drew Miller against each other all the pundits from both sides before, during, and after it made the election about … Continue reading

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Civics

Yesterday one of my conservative friends expressed anger–perhaps even outrage–that the United States Supreme Court would dare to overturn the will of the people of Wisconsin by putting a halt to the new voter ID law for the upcoming November … Continue reading

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Open Letter to Chief Erwin

August 27, 2012 Dear Chief Erwin, I haven’t met you yet, though I anticipate that some day I will.  I read about you today and feel as if I know you already.  In an interview with the Associated Press you … Continue reading

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Forward!

With time winding down on Wisconsin’s historic recall election it is time to pause, to reflect for just a moment, and then to charge forward to finish the task at hand. We have come too far to falter now. We … Continue reading

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Recall Reality

(published by forwardseeking.com, 4/13/12) For progressive-minded people in Wisconsin it has been both a horrible and wonderful year and a half.  Scott Walker unleashed a radical right agenda upon the state before he even took the oath of office as governor, but … Continue reading

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Waking Up to Democracy

  Protest at the Wisconsin State Capitol, February, 2011. Photo by Callen Harty.       One year ago today Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker woke up the sleepy citizens of his state when he introduced his “budget repair” bill that set off … Continue reading

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