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Wisconsin Across the Progressive Spectrum

Defying weeks of overwhelming protests, the Wisconsin Senate yesterday dropped the other shoe and voted to kill collective bargaining for public employees. Opposition to this has been united among the left. How have various parts of the progressive mosaic represented the news? Below are some highlights. First, the story from last night:  The extraordinary turn

Big Business Paid For Their Beds, Now Republicans Have to “Lie” in Them

Dismantling the lies being told in Wisconsin. by Walter Brasch Historian and satirist Thomas Carlyle said “a lie cannot live.” However, Mark Twain casually remarked, “It shows that he did not know how to tell them.” More than a century later, newly-elected Gov. Scott Walker and the Republican-dominated Wisconsin legislature have proven themselves to be