Friday was the fifth time that people all over Wisconsin took action to stop the war in Iraq.  People took action both big and small, both as individuals and collectively.  The effort...
Cory Liebmann
01/20/2008
Beware the warm, engaging smile! It can lure so many of us into taking actions that go against our own best interests. As we approach the 2008 elections, we must look behind...
Cory Liebmann
01/18/2008
“I don’t care what literature you send me, but I just think they went too far.” This was the reaction of just one Racine resident who opened an unwelcome package from that...
Cory Liebmann
01/17/2008

Today the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel focused on State Senator John Lehman’s (D-Racine) plan regarding virtual schools in Wisconsin.  A major piece of his plan focuses on bringing some real accountability to virtual...
Cory Liebmann
01/17/2008
A dozen events calling for an end to the war in Iraq are planned across Wisconsin in connection with Iraq Moratorium #5, a national grassroots movement, on Friday, January 18. The Iraq...
Cory Liebmann
01/15/2008
As expected, Assembly Republicans continued their war on voting today.  In their crosshairs is the decades-old practice allowing same day voter registration.  In many ways this tradition has helped to produce voter participation...
Cory Liebmann
01/14/2008

This is nothing more than school profiteering' where Wisconsin's limited public school dollars are being shipped to a for-profit company on the other side of the country.
One Wisconsin Now
01/14/2008
The La Crosse Tribune reported today that Assembly Speaker Mike Huebsch (R-West Salem) wants to focus on health care during the 2008 session.  Given his history of inaction in this area and...
Cory Liebmann
01/13/2008
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported today that since Scott Walker has been Milwaukee County Executive, the county’s budget for administering its income assistance program has shrunk by about $1.7 million.  The shrinking...
Cory Liebmann
01/13/2008

Glenn Grothman has issued a jaw-dropping attack on efforts to protect teenagers from unwanted pregnancy. He’s making the ludicrous claim that family planning programs for teenagers are somehow encouraging sexual predators. This...
Cory Liebmann
01/10/2008
Earlier this week the Senate Committee on Labor, Elections and Urban Affairs voted to approve Senate Bill 130, which would raise the minimum wage and would index it for inflation.  If passed...
Cory Liebmann
01/10/2008
Another missile has been fired in the War On Voting. Rep. Sue Jeskewitz is once again trying to prevent Wisconsinites from exercising the most cherish right enjoyed by Americans: the right to...
Cory Liebmann
01/10/2008

Today hearings are set on two of the latest attempts by conservatives in the state legislature to disenfranchise people that traditionally don’t vote for them.  The first is an attempt to repeal...
Cory Liebmann
01/09/2008
One Wisconsin Now is asking Wisconsinites who their choice is in the presidential primaries as part of a multi-state online poll to give everyone the opportunity to ‘PickYourPresident.org’ There are critical issues...
Cory Liebmann
01/09/2008
Hey Milwaukee, do you remember J.B. Van Hollen’s bold promises, when he was a candidate, about fighting crime?  Apparently you can forget them all because he confessed in a recent story that he...
Cory Liebmann
01/08/2008

Today the editorial board of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel completely nailed the issue of requiring voter IDs to vote.  The editorial was written in the context of a voter ID case scheduled...
Cory Liebmann
01/08/2008
Last week the judicial conduct panel recommended that Justice Annette Ziegler receive a public reprimand for her repeated violations of very clear ethics rules.  That light tap on the wrist seemed to...
Cory Liebmann
01/07/2008
The Bush Administration has constantly claimed that its policies have ushered in a picture perfect economy. The obvious question has been, for whom? If the policies of this administration have been helpful...
Cory Liebmann
01/06/2008

Today the Judicial Conduct Panel that heard the conflict of interest case against Justice Annette Ziegler recommended that she receive a public reprimand. That is the punishment that Ziegler and the Wisconsin...
Cory Liebmann
01/03/2008
In October Congressman Paul Ryan (R-Janesville) revealed his “Budget Boondoggle” awards.  At that time we drew attention to the hypocrisy of him preaching a message of sound budget policy.  We made this...
Cory Liebmann
01/02/2008
While everyone is talking about New Year resolutions, it seems appropriate to suggest a few for Wisconsin progressives. Below are a few items that should make every list. Real Health Care Reform...
Cory Liebmann
01/02/2008

Yet another pair of studies have been released showing that the numbers of the uninsured are rising all over the country. Take a look at a report on the studies HERE.
Cory Liebmann
10/19/2006
The New York Times is reporting that Washington Democrats have drafted a broad health care agenda to lower drug costs for older Americans, provide more money for children’s health insurance and expand...
Cory Liebmann
10/19/2006
This from the Wisconsin Radio network: Wisconsin school boards would have an easier time firing teachers if State Senator Glenn Grothman has his way. The West Bend Republican is drafting legislation to...
Cory Liebmann
10/19/2006