The always-sophisticated Kevin Binversie describes blogger James Rowan of The Political Environment: Mongoloids like James Rowen thought the Left had a winner in him or something. [Hopeless-ed.] Via State Appeals Court Rules Voter ID Constitutional @ Lakeshore Laments.
Serve you better. Via Robot knows what you are about to do @ Althouse.
But he’s probably never been hit as hard as being called ‘sort of a boring version of Michele Bachmann.’ Via Are You Ready For the Scott Walker Boom @ The Political Animal blog.
Jean Segura’s now one of those few. Via Jean Segura one of 97 players since 1916 to get six hits in a game @ JS Brewers Blog
Differences between Walker Admin and GOP legislators halt scheduled committee meeting. Via Budget committee delays action on vouchers @ State Journal On Politics Blog.
Following the electoral failure of candidates elsewhere who supported personhood in 2012, Gov. Walker may be on the defensive over the charge he’s too extreme on the issue. Via Scott Walker: Father of Personhood @ WisDems.
He also happens to be the fourth leader in two years for the organization. Via WEDC On Fourth CFO In Two Years @ Cognitive Dissidence.
At the end of the Drug War, Whitewater’s officials either can’t tell a difference between education and coercive & punitive re-education. Via Scenes from Whitewater’s Failing Drug War @ FREE WHITEWATER.
It’s not just a large amount, it’s a figure twice that of Gov. Walker’s own proposal. Via Big Cuts in Income Taxes Proposed by Wisconsin Lawmaker @ Brookfield Patch.
The GOP firebrand may be leaving office, but conservatives don’t seem to mind. Via Bachman to Leave Congress, Forego Re-Election in 2014 @ Lakeshore Lamemts.
Yet some of these work-around proposals may themselves be unconstitutional, as prior ID proposals have been ruled to be. [Awfully hard on Dee Hall, who is scarcely one of the legislation’s proponents- ed.] Via Republicans Reintroduce Voter ID Mandate Already Found Unconstitutional @ MAL Contends….
Peanuts create a new cottage industry. Via Kids with peanut allergies now want $20,000 allergy service dogs to accompany them everywhere @ Althouse.
It’s not going well, if one believes that the whole partisan enchilada of changing state law so controversial GOP Gov. Scott Walker could reinstate Scocos, polluted the well at WDVA and left a dysfunctional agency and irrelevant Veterans Affairs Board. Via Intransigent secretary at vets’ agency @ RADIO FREE WISCONSIN.
It’s another problem for a club that’s in the cellar. Via Ryan Braun dealing with a thumb injury @ JS Brewers Blog.
In order to find one, recruiters will have to overcome a three-page job description that describes Janesville’s “increasingly depressing local and declining state environment perfectly.” Via Janesville Officials Looking To Dewalkerize Profile For City Manager Candidates @ Rock Netroots.
In doing so, he seems having trouble understanding that bloggers have a equal constitutional claim to speech & press protections. Via Durbin’s Asinine Dodge @ Dad29.
Ninety-six Republican nominee doubts that victorious ’68, ’72, ’80 and ’84 candidates could win today. [Reagan’s a shock, but is it really such a problem that Nixon couldn’t win today- ed.?] Via Bob Dole: Reagan, Nixon Could Not Survive in Today’s GOP @ MAL Contends….
Food nannies complain that they’ll now have no opportunity to ban soda, candy from small-town residents. Via Banning local rules is national strategy @ WisconsinWatch.
8.23.13 keynote speech in Montgomery. Via Gov. Scott Walker keynoting Alabama GOP gathering @ JS Dogged Blog.
It’s not just a spending bill, however: Inside that budget there are American Legislative Exchange Council-inspired education proposals. Via Scott Walker, GOP Slip ALEC Education Agenda Into Wisconsin Budget @ PRWatch.org
James Wigderson takes a look at the scuffling between former WisDems operative Graeme Zielinski and former gubernatorial candidate Ed Garvey: I find it really funny how Zielinski goes on a 634-word attack on Garvey’s character while complaining about Garvey’s attacks on Zielinski and Democratic Party Chairman Mike Tate. Thou shalt not speak ill of a…
He may not be a good governor, but he is Wisconsin’s governor. Via Scott Walker’s a sucky governor – perhaps he should spend some time visiting the state he governs @ Blogging Blue.
After ’14 comes ’16. Via Walker’s Iowa visit tonight serves as 2016 @ Des Moines Register.
Where the left sees Judy Faulkner’s Epic Systems as a jobs-creating business success, the right sees cronyism under ObamaCare. Via Leading Wisconsin Business Success: The Right Trashes Her @ The Political Environment and The Obama crony in charge of your medical records @ MichelleMalkin.com.
But with the prospect of a presidential campaign, Governor Walker has an incentive to break intentionally promises made during a statewide race. Via Scott Walker Is Blatantly, Purposefully Breaking Campaign Promises @ MAL Contends….
No one mentioned that that opening was a prelude to a takeover and a fire sale. Via First The Takeover, Then The Fire Sale @ The Political Environment.
The Town of Waukesha joins the City of Waukesha’s water service area. [Responsible, perhaps, but still a close run thing at a 3-2 vote – ed.] Via Town of Waukesha makes the responsible choice @ Wigderson Library & Pub.
Disgraced former Congressman Andrew Weiner’s running for mayor of New York. Via Weiner’s in @ Althouse.
Despite their concern over how little they believe Apple pays in taxes, it’s Congress that wrote the tax code. Via AppleTax: It’s Congress, Not Apple @ Dad29.
He’s simultaneously silent about whether that industry contributed to his legal defense fund. Via Did Rent-To-Own Pay Gov. Walker’s Legal Defense Fund? @ Rock Netroots.
WNET may not show the anti-Koch film ‘Citizen Koch’ after all. David Koch’s presence on the WNET board may have kept the program off the air, but then he’s gone now… Via A Koch conflict with PBS halts broadcast of “Citizen Koch” film – but permanently? @ Blue Cheddar