In an effort to keep our readers ever-more informed about the important issues facing Wisconsin, the DPW is beginning a weekly blog roundup linking articles from a few of our favorite political sources from around the blogosphere.
The grassroots effort that successfully gathered a million signatures to recall Scott Walker was a resounding victory for working, middle-class families. More than 25,000 volunteers worked tirelessly over the last two months to collect, verify and prepare 1.9 million signatures – a historic achievement.
Tammy Baldwin started a thank you card for all of our recall volunteers. Maggie, Mitch and I signed our names to the card today. Will you join us by signing your name too and by passing along the thank you card to your friends and family?
Wisconsin voters might have fond memories of a popular Governor who once upon a time wasn't afraid to break from strict conservative ideology.
But sadly, after leaving Wisconsin Tommy Thompson admitted that Washington changed him. And just last week, while speaking to right-wing Republican spokesman Charlie Sykes, Tommy proclaimed, "I'm a different Tommy."
He wasn't kidding.
Tommy Thompson's positions are like the Wisconsin weather. If you don't like them, just wait a few hours.