Submitted by LostClown on Tue, 03/15/2011 - 3:07pm
Submitted by LostClown on Mon, 03/14/2011 - 1:36am
Going from Madison, WI and being among tractors and 100's of thousands of protesters to Mt. Olive, IL and the graves of 100's of Union Miners and The Most Dangerous Woman in the World was a very humbling experience for this Industrial Worker of the World. If Mother Jones were alive today she would be in Madison and a general strike would be underway. This I firmly believe. Read below the fold...
Submitted by LostClown on Sat, 03/12/2011 - 8:41pm
Submitted by LostClown on Fri, 03/11/2011 - 10:58pm
Submitted by LostClown on Wed, 03/09/2011 - 8:04pm
Wisconsin Republicans went nuclear and passed the anti-union part of the bill today, voting 18-1.
Matt Miller, leader of the Senate Democrats, issues a statement:
In thirty minutes, 18 State Senators undid fifty years of civil rights in Wisconsin. Their disrespect for the people of Wisconsin and their rights is an outrage that will never be forgotten. Tonight, 18 Senate Republicans conspired to take government away from the people. Tomorrow we will join the people of Wisconsin in taking back their government.
I hope that this crap doesn't fly. Maybe the court system? The House (ha ha ha)? Read below the fold...
Submitted by MontanaMaven on Thu, 03/03/2011 - 1:15pm
When I was a young actor, I used to fantasize about winning a Tony or an Oscar. I'm guessing most young actors have done this. In my acceptance speeches, I always thanked my teachers. Sometimes I would choose one, but most of the time I included my 4th grade teacher Mr. Hoekema who picked me to narrate the Christmas Play for Dutch Day at the Chicago Museum of Natural History. Also Mr. Meyer who cast me as Helen Keller my first year of high school when I didn't even know what a play was. My undergrad drama teacher, Mrs. Boeve, was probably the biggest influence on my life. Read below the fold...
Submitted by LostClown on Tue, 03/01/2011 - 2:53pm
Wisconsin judge orders Capitol to be reopened
Dane County Circuit Court Judge Daniel Moeser ordered state officials on Tuesday to open access. Moeser's order was granted without a hearing and specified it would stand until the trial court is able to schedule a hearing on the matter.
A hearing on the restraining order sought by the Wisconsin State Employees Union is scheduled for Tuesday afternoon. Read below the fold...
Submitted by LostClown on Sun, 02/27/2011 - 11:45pm
So I'm shipping out a package of handknits Tuesday (a package of handknit hats is being overnighted to me tomorrow so I have to wait to overnight my package until Tuesday). Here's what we have so far:
Read below the fold...