How the Supreme Court Made a Mess of Our Voting System - Common Dreams They answer some key questions: Are these laws ... the state Mexican American Legislative Caucus in ... blocked a new voter law in Wisconsin , ... 10/20/2014 - 2:33 pm | View Link
Governor hopefuls Dayton, Johnson answer 9 questions - Crookston Daily Times Johnson, to respond to several questions ahead ... The House Republican Caucus also rejected my ... like Texas, North and South Dakota, and ... 10/20/2014 - 11:55 am | View Link
Morning Plum: It’s not over yet, but Democrats have their backs to ... - Washington Post ... in Kansas and he would have to caucus with Dems. ... * BIG QUESTIONS DRIVE BATTLE FOR SENATE: Nate ... overview of the deadlocked Wisconsin ... 10/20/2014 - 11:32 am | View Link
Clean energy advocates need to speak up if they want black lawmakers ... - Grist Magazine The National Black Caucus of State Legislators ... His argument was imported to Wisconsin , where ... here when considering those questions: One 10/20/2014 - 4:58 am | View Link
Minnesota governor hopefuls answer 9 questions - KTTC The House Republican Caucus also rejected my efforts to bring all four ... past few years--states like Texas, North and South Dakota, and ... 10/17/2014 - 12:17 pm | View Link
Republican Liberty Caucus Endorses Ken Van Doren in Wisconsin 3rd Congressional District The Republican Liberty Caucus has unanimously endorsed Ken Van Doren for Wisconsin’s 3rd Congressional District ... Committee then reviews the candidate’s response to a series of questions related to the RLC Statement of Principles and investigates ... 07/14/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Rep. Marcia Fudge and Congressional Black Caucus settle some differences with Rep. Paul Ryan Fudge and Ryan briefly answered reporters' questions about their discussion after Wednesday's Congressional Black Caucus meeting adjourned ... from these exchanges with one another," said Ryan, a Wisconsin Republican who is frequently cited as a 2016 ... 04/30/2014 - 11:09 am | View Link
Latina GOP Legislator Slams Wisconsin Minority Caucus Mark Honadel. Rodriguez's district is 85 percent white, sparking questions in the Wisconsin State Journal about whether she would be invited to join the caucus, which this year, for the first time, is inviting white lawmakers who represent minority ... 01/6/2014 - 6:39 am | View Link
Rep. Rodriguez says: 'I don't need to be part of a minority caucus...' Questions have swirled after an article in the Wisconsin State Journal about whether the second Latina in the Legislature -- a conservative Republican --would be invited to join the Democratic group of minority legislators, especially after caucus chair ... 01/2/2014 - 7:00 pm | View Link
Inside the caucus for wolf activists in Wisconsin Wisconsin is the only state to allow dogs to be used by hunters ... Two caucus attendees, Karen Rivelli and Adam Kassulke, took the time to answer questions about the caucus and the cause. Q and A with Kassulke There is a lot of questionable science ... 12/12/2013 - 10:13 am | View Link
What Is the Caucus System ? | eHow What Is the Caucus System?. A caucus is a meeting organized at a local level in order to pick candidates for a political party. Caucuses and primary elections serve ... 10/22/2014 - 5:49 pm | View Website
Capital City GLBTA Democratic Caucus | Tallahassee, Florida Celebrate the launch of the Leon County Domestic Partnership Registry! The Family Tree, PFLAG-Tallahassee, and the Capital City GLBTA Democratic Caucus are excited to ... 10/22/2014 - 8:09 am | View Website
United States presidential election in Iowa, 2012 ... Democratic caucuses . On January 3, 2012, the Iowa Democratic Party held statewide caucuses to select delegates to the county conventions. Incumbent Barack Obama ran ... 10/22/2014 - 6:57 am | View Website
Opinion : Wsj Answers to your questions about voting in the Nov. 4 election. You won't need a photo ID to vote this time, but other rules keep changing. 10/21/2014 - 8:49 pm | View Website
One of the tens of thousands of foreclosed houses in Detroit that you can read about here.
At The Atlantic, Rose Hackman writes One-Fifth of Detroit's Population Could Lose Their Homes—Many families could stay put for just a few hundred dollars, if only they knew how to work the system:
As Detroit seeks to leave bankruptcy behind and get back on its feet—ramping up development with construction of a light rail and a new hockey arena that will cost the city hundreds of millions of dollars—it is simultaneously bearing witness to a process that could evict up to 142,000 of its residents, many of whom are too poor to pay their property taxes.
Detroit is 83 percent African-American, and 38 percent of its population lives below the poverty line.
These guys have been doing pretty well and they're in the middle of a tour that's taking them from the U. S. to Europe. Good to see some indie talent getting noticed these days. On top of that, their music video was animated by the very talented Felix Colgrave, an artist whose works became well known on the webste, Newgrounds.com.
Wingnut Rep. Louie Gohmert appeared on right-wing "Christian" radio this Tuesday and went off on a bizarre rant about allowing gays to serve in the military while discussing President Obama's decision to send troops to West Africa to assist with controlling the Ebola outbreak.
From Right Wing Watch: Louie Gohmert: Gays Shouldn't Serve In The Military Because Massages Will Make Them Vulnerable To Terrorism:
Somehow that discussion eventually prompted him to launch into criticism of the repeal of the Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy in the most perfectly Gohmert-esque fashion imaginable.
"I've had people say, 'Hey, you know, there's nothing wrong with gays in the military.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who got elected four years ago after spending more than $70 million of his own money, is being forced to dip into his own wallet in the final days of his re-election campaign. …
Five of 39 guns "forgotten" by their owners and found by TSA agents at airports across the country, Oct. 10-16. A total of 268 guns were discovered since the last GunFAIL list was published in mid-September.
Okay, it's time to get out of the summer doldrums, already. It's October, and time to get caught up and back to the weekly posting schedule.