Monthly Archives: February 2011

Pay No Attention to the Men Behind the Curtain, Wisconsin (or how I learned to stop worrying and love the Kochs)

We’ve been hearing a lot about the Koch Brothers lately. All of a sudden, it seems that they run the whole show, that being the systematic destruction of the middle class. David and Charles Koch own Koch Industries, the second-largest … Continue reading

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Austerity or Power-Grab?: Wisconsin reaps what was sown in November elections

Wisconsin was the only state in the nation where Democrats lost the governorship, a U.S. Senate seat, and both houses of the state Legislature in 2010. Now the state is spiraling into political turmoil as the repercussions of the last … Continue reading

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MY madison walker budget protest pics (budget article soon)

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COMING CLEAN: What we know about corn ethanol

Grain alcohol.  Once made from malted mash in small stills to bring in extra cash for poor farmers and hillbillies, these spirits are now to be the savior of small farmers, the economy, and even the entire planetary environment. How … Continue reading

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Top Five Reasons the Environment is Still Screwed by George W. Bush (in no particular order)

5) The refusal to properly acknowledge climate change in a timely way. The repeated mantra by the right has stated that the science on climate change is “inconclusive” or “still under debate.”  Granted, in 2005 Bush finally conceded that, not … Continue reading

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