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Daily Archives: February 17, 2011
Democrats Have Left the Building
In a follow-up to my earlier post, it appears that Wisconsin Democrats have left the state in order to deny a quorum on Governor Scott Walker’s union busting plans. Madison schools (and other cities in the state) are again closed … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized 49 Comments
Is Our Children Flunking?
Note: filistro is currently on vacation. This article was written before she left, but in light of the discussion of cutting the education budget, it seems timely. The long awaited OECD/PISA results are finally in, and they’re not stellar. At least, … Continue reading
The Revolution Will Be Tweeted…In Wisconsin?
Perhaps revolution is catching on. With all the unrest we’ve been talking about in the Middle East with social networking fueling the fires of participative democracy, an interesting thing is happening in Madison, Wisconsin. Around 30,000 people showed up at … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Madison Wisconsin, Ronald Reagan, Scott Walker, Wisconsin 35 Comments