Monday, September 12, 2011
The GOP focus on jobs is a little .... er, unfocused.
Stating tomorrow, the Madison City Clerk’s Office will hold Voter ID workshops for the public at different locations around Madison. These presentations will cover the recent changes to state elections law, including requirements for photo identification and poll book signatures, and information on how to obtain an identification card for voting purposes. Join the workshop to learn about recent changes to state election law, including voter ID requirements.
University Of California System Effectively Being Privatized, State Now Funds Less Than Half Of Tuition | ThinkProgress
California now spends more on prisons than their higher education system. If you think we have our priorities reversed LIKE this post.
Everything you ever wanted to know about the 9/11 conspiracy theory in under 5 minutes.
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I love it when someone in the Senate is smart enough to connect the dots... and brave enough to say so!
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After Bob Fest join us at the Capitol from 6pm-9pm for a People's Assembly | Sunday 12-6p for teach-in and planning for a Monday Day of Action in solidarity with people around the world! Other global Take the Square actions at www.takethesquare.net
The 10th Anniversary of Fighting Bob Fest is moving to Madison on Saturday, September 17, 9:00 a.m. at the Alliant Energy Center.
Fighting Bob Fest strives to provide citizens with a forum for democratic participation where frustrations with current policies can be constructively molded into calls to action.
Join the Fighting Bob Fest Kick-Off Event on Friday, September 16, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m, at The Barrymore Theatre.
Ed and John Nichols sit down to talk 10 years of Fighting Bob Fest!
An interesting insiders view from a U.S. Congressman talking about how broken our democracy has become.
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GOP moves US closer to becoming fascist state with new voting rights laws - National Political Spin | Examiner.com
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Click the shortened URL to read more about voter disenfranchisement bills being pushed across the country by GOP legislatures: http://exm.nr/qys96g
Below is a link to a video by a non-profit activist who recorded her visit to the DMV with her son. This video is insightful evidence of the abhorrentanti-Democratic measures being pushed by the GOP and the far-right. Take 10 mins of your time and watch it from start to finish. And share your thoughts.
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BANK ACTIVITY REQUIRED to vote in Wisconsin!
You can be denied a Voter ID card for having a lack of “bank activity.” In this video taken in the Sheboygan Ave. DMV in Madison, the supervisor admits that they have orders not to tell people that the Voter ID cards are free:
A vote for Barbara With is a vote for Election Integrity
Wisconsin Wire: Update on Governor Office Writing Election Software, Two Recalls Stolen?
September 7, 2011
By Segway Jeremy Ryan
"As you may recall, last week we released a bombshell news story on our elections here in Wisconsin. As was explained and released here, it was recently found that the Department of Administration has people on hand that can read election programming code and that write certain election related software. As some people know and some do not, the DOA is run by the Secretary of the Department of Administration, a position directly under the Governor. So, in short, the Governor, whom most Wisconsinites do not trust nor approve of has the ability to dip his hand in elections to some extent. Despite every precaution ever made to make it impossible for any partisan interest to influence elections, we come to a point where this may be exactly the case. We demanded a statement stating what involvement the DOA has in elections software and who writes the software, among other things. We demanded this statement by 1PM today, September 6, 2011. We went to the DOA at 2:30, met by six police officers in the lobby. They handed CJ and I an envelope with the statement we had requested copied verbatim as follows:"Read More Here