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I Am Woman

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 10.19.2014 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

I am not fashion conscious. I can honestly say that I've never spent a cent on Vogue, Allure, Cosmopolitan, or any fashion magazine, for that matter. If you ask me the brand name of the blouse or slacks I'm wearing, I would have no idea.

Scott Walker and the Club for Growth: Coordinating Corruption

Howard Schweber | Posted 08.20.2014 | Politics
Howard Schweber

The case against Scott Walker's and his aides turns on the idea of unlawful cooperation. In Wisconsin as in a number of other states, it is illegal for campaigns to coordinate political activities with outside funding groups. That takes a little explaining.

Teacher: A Street Artist Trying to 'Teach Peace'

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 07.14.2014 | Arts
John Wellington Ennis

Teacher is one of the most accomplished and prolific street artists in Los Angeles. True to his name, Teacher's focus has been on education and the vital need to focus on the most important resource we have: our children.

The Cloak of Visible Disability

Trisha Lynn Sprayberry | Posted 04.23.2014 | Impact
Trisha Lynn Sprayberry

If you have a visible disability, especially if you happen to use any sort of adaptive equipment like a wheelchair, walker and/or braces, chances are you also have experienced this cloak with your disability.

Caught in a Chaotic Cultural Ethos

George Heymont | Posted 11.10.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

No matter what hot button one chooses to examine, the ability to view a situation with the clinical objectivity made possible by the passage of time can offer a sharpened sense of clarity and reason.

Walker Visit Stokes 2016 Talk

AP | SCOTT BAUER and KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. -- Another year, another campaign. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is gearing up for re-election next year, his third race in four years. B...

How I Was Reminded Of What I'll Never Be Again

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 05.20.2013 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

We were in Puerto Vallerta, seated outdoors at a romantic seaside restaurant. A waiter walked over and asked for our drink order. I looked up at him and had to catch my breath. He was about 28, with jet black hair, deeply tanned skin, pearly white teeth and a killer smile that showcased two perfect dimples. He was flawless.

'It's Just Not Going To Happen Again'

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. -- Scott Walker became a conservative darling when, as a new Republican governor, he launched a bold -- and successful -- effort to brea...

Walker Rebuke Causes Confusion

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 11.17.2012 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin school and government employee unions on Monday were considering whether to seek new contract talks after a state cour...

Walker Makes Big Declaration

Reuters | Posted 08.27.2012 | Politics

By Brendan O'Brien MILWAUKEE, June 26 (Reuters) - Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker on Tuesday declared a state of emergency for three ...

Scott Walker's Win Only Proves Money Buys Elections

Ben Cohen | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics
Ben Cohen

The fight is not over, and Wisconsin proved that organized labor can still go to battle and fight hard. They'll just need more money to actually win.

Walker Win Demoralizes Protesters Who Began Recall

Reuters | Posted 08.05.2012 | Politics

By James B. Kelleher MADISON, Wis., June 5 (Reuters) - Protesters who had besieged the Wisconsin Capitol in Madison 16 months ago, st...

Walker: I Won't Be Mitt Romney's VP

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R), facing a close recall election, said he wouldn't consider being Mitt Romney's vice president Monday. He had anothe...

How Walker Divided Wisconsin

The New York Times Magazine | Posted 05.25.2012 | Politics

This past March, standing outside a Shell station in Mellen, Wis., in the state’s far north, Mike Wiggins Jr. told me about a series of dark and pre...

Walker: 'I'm Not Afraid To Lose'

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 05.17.2012 | Politics

HARTLAND, Wis. -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Thursday he's not afraid to lose the historic recall election he faces in less than three weeks, bu...

Walker Explains His 'Divide And Conquer' Strategy

AP | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 07.11.2012 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Newly released documentary film footage shows embattled Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker shortly after his election describing a "div...

Walker Defiant Over Recall

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.23.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) said Organizing For America, the Democratic National Committee's organizing arm, is involved in his June 5 recall elec...

Wisconsin Governor Walker Attacks Sex Ed

El Chanclaso | Posted 08.16.2012 | Latino Voices
El Chanclaso

I'm giving Raimundo Rojas, the Hispanic outreach coordinator for the National Right to Life Committe, un chanclaso en la boca.

Walker Hits The Campaign Trail

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 06.10.2012 | Politics

DANE, Wis. — Wisconsin's divisive governor officially hit the campaign trail for the first time Tuesday, kicking off a statewide tour by speakin...

Walker Gives Obama A Friendly Welcome

AP | By KEN THOMAS | Posted 02.15.2012 | Politics

MILWAUKEE -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, facing a Democratic recall effort for his attempts to curb union rights, has given President Barack Obama a ...

Walker, Obama Slated To Meet Up

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. -- President Barack Obama will try to use his visit to a Milwaukee padlock manufacturer to highlight an improving economy and companies ...

Victory! Voters Reject Tea Party Overreach, Protect American Freedoms

Christine Pelosi | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

President Obama must be heartened and his GOP challengers concerned about the people's vetoes of extreme tea party corporate libertarian overreach in Ohio, Maine, Arizona, Mississippi, and Iowa.

Scott Walker Breaks Big Personal Campaign Promise

AP | By SCOTT BAUER | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who forced public workers to pay more for their pensions as part of a push to curb union rights, broke h...

Butch Walker: Prepare to be "Butch Slapped" With Less Carbon Emissions

Jon Chattman | Posted 12.13.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

As an in-demand music producer, Butch Walker has worked with just about everyone in the music business -- from Avril Lavigne to Weezer.

Despite Saying State Is 'Broke,' Walker-Created Agency Has Spent Almost $60,000 On iPads

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics

A new Wisconsin public-private economic development agency created by Republican Gov. Scott Walker spent almost $60,000 on iPads and 3G Service for th...