We're supposed to be exploring every conceivable alternative for turning the domestic economy around. So why are Republicans, at state and federal levels, waging a rhetorical, legislative, and administrative War on Education?
My friend Scott Walker and so many of my Republican colleagues on Capitol Hill and across this country forgot the most important rule of democracy -- the power always lies with the people.
None of us would want to have our job performance judged on an outcome that we don't really control. But that's where teachers now find themselves.
Gov. Walker is now facing a recall election, and the polls indicate he will win it. That complicates naming him as the vice-presidential nominee.
At this year's CPAC, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker likened himself to a new CEO who is hired to turn around a failing company. Walker would be more accurate to compare himself to the head of Bain Capital.
It should come as no surprise that here, in the restaurant, two separate people have come up and told him to run -- for what, it's not really important. Governor. Senator, again. Hell, President. Problem is Citizen Feingold is starting to enjoy himself.
No reversal is in the works for Gov. Walker's ideologically-driven battle against the Planned Parenthood clinics providing health care to the women of Wisconsin.
Union membership by public employees was banned until the 1960's. Now it is commonplace and causes the taxpayers billions of dollars for those pensions.
The morning after Governor Walker reassured Wisconsin, "We are turning things around. We are heading in the right direction," two more staffers were charged with multiple felony and misdemeanor counts of misconduct in public office.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is a magician. Last Tuesday when citizens were delivering over one million signatures on recall petitions seeking his ouster from the Statehouse, Walker made himself disappear.
Life in a bratwurst republic... ...
Putting off worries about the future and the massive amount of work ahead, thousands of recall volunteers prepared to party tonight at Frank Lloyd Wright's Monona Terrace, the site of Scott Walker's 2010 inaugural.
Recall opponents say, "Sour grapes!" I say, "Wrong fruit!"
Unfortunately, facts seem of little interest to Norquist. In the end, he makes his intentions clear. He just wants to stir up new Republican governors to end renewable energy laws for political reasons.
The only thing "unusual" about the recall movement is Scott Walker's inability to listen to the will of the people of Wisconsin. As soon as he was elected he forgot who he was there to represent.