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The Burden of Proof for Voter Fraud Belongs to the Accusers

There is a tenant in criminal law that proclaims that it is better to let one guilty man go free than it is to convict ten innocent men. That is the core of our legal system. Innocent until proven guilty. … Continue reading

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Fear Trumps Hope, Again

We tiny humans are a curious evolutionary accident. In nature, many species bear their offspring and those animals have mere seconds to get on their feet and start running with the herd. Otherwise, they are dinner for some other type of animal … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Recall Update IV

The Wisconsin recall is over. Both remaining Democratic candidates that were being challenged to a recall held on to their seats tonight. What does this mean? Democrats netted two seats total in the recall elections. It wasn’t enough to give … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Recall Update III

It’s midnight in Wisconsin. Polls have closed and the results are still being tallied but most of the projected winners have been called. Republicans have retained three of their seats, Democrats have won two (Randy Hopper and Dan Kapanke), and … Continue reading

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The Badger Revolution Begins

As Nate Silver has noted at Five Thirty Eight, the crystal ball is a little murky regarding the recall elections going on in Wisconsin. There certainly is some enthusiasm for the prospects of some of the Republicans being recalled as … Continue reading

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All Politics Local?

Maybe. Is it just me or does there seem to be some sort of collusion going on on the state level? Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin really swatted the hornet’s nest with the union busting thing. He’s about to pay for that … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Recall Update II (.2)

(Update July 19, 2011. Democrat Dave Hansen keeps his seat beating his challenger 69%. The next big day is August 9th when all six Republicans meet their fate) The six  ‘fake’ Democrats failed in their bid to unseat the challengers … Continue reading

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