Scott Walker’s Broken Promises

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Julie Driscoll: With Walker’s track record on promise-keeping, it should really come as no surprise to the cops and firefighters that he’s now going after the very unions who supported his gubernatorial campaign.

Billionaire Dispatches: Welcome to Charlotte

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Clifford “Felonious Ax” Tasner: All of us were out in force in Tampa last week, but there aren’t enough Billionaires in Charlotte to fill a clown limousine. It’s mostly our entertainment and media moguls who are here.

Vietnamese Independence Day

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Jim Rhodes: Ironic that today, I will honor war dead from all sides and celebrate the independence Ho Chi Minh wanted to talk about in Washington but was denied.

Koch Brothers: The Least of Our Worries

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Robert Illes: But in many ways worse are the watery “liberals” on, say, MSNBC, especially Chris Matthews, whose main interest seems self-serving, to maintain the election as seeming like a tight horse race.

Nuns on the Bus

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James Rhodes: Shortly after Walker’s victory, Sister Simone Campbell felt a compelling need to witness on behalf of economic justice for all. She organized a “Faith, Fairness, Family” bus tour that is underway.

These Low Information Voters Will Be Our Undoing

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David Love: Faced with hard times, people have clear choices. Either they join forces across racial and ethnic lines and fight their common adversary, or they double down on the dumbness, thrive on misinformation and assign scapegoats.

In Wisconsin, Money Wins

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Randy Shaw: Progressive activists get so focused on mobilizing their base that they overlook the intensity of their opponents’ base. And Walker’s base was motivated.

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