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How Can We Keep from Singing

For two and a half years singers have been meeting at the Wisconsin Capitol rotunda to sing songs of protest against the Scott Walker administration and the slew of conservative legislation that has passed with the right-wing control of the … Continue reading

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After the Apocalypse

This is the way the world ends This is the way the world ends This is the way the world ends Not with a bang but a whimper. –T. S. Eliot On the day the world was to have ended … Continue reading

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Countering Hate

On Friday members of Fred Phelps’ Westboro Baptist Church are scheduled to be in my city for a protest at the courthouse.  A counter rally is scheduled to greet them.  Pretty much everywhere they go around the country they are … 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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Malice in Dairyland

With today being tax day I was thinking back to the Tea Party Tax Dally rally that was held at the State Capitol in downtown Madison on Saturday.  There were several things that struck me about the rally as I was … Continue reading

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Romney in Walkerland

Mitt Romney and the other Republican candidates have been campaigning heavily in Wisconsin this weekend.  Romney wants to deliver a knockout punch to Rick Santorum by taking Wisconsin, Maryland, and Washington, DC on Tuesday so he has pretty much been living … Continue reading

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Raising Voices

Every weekday at noon for the last year and every Thursday late afternoon for the last several months a group of Wisconsin citizens gathers together either in front of the State Capitol or inside the building in the rotunda. Sometimes … Continue reading

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