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Tag Archives: Wisconsin
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
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
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
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
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
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