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  • Threat Of Silence

    02/07/2013 5:15:42 AM PST · by acw011 · 18 replies
    Slate ^ | Monday, Feb. 4, 2013 | Ryan Gallagher
    Meet the groundbreaking new encryption app set to revolutionize privacy and freak out the feds. Itís a game-changer that will almost certainly make life easier and safer for journalists, dissidents, diplomats, and companies trying to evade state surveillance or corporate espionage. Governments pushing for more snooping powers, however, will not be pleased.
  • Walker To Sign Concealed Carry Bill NRA Executive Will Join Walker At Bill Signing

    07/08/2011 8:00:02 AM PDT · by acw011 · 3 replies
    Channel 3000 (Madistan) ^ | Posted: 6:47 am CDT July 8, 2011
    WAUSAU, Wis. -- Wisconsin is about to join 48 other states in legalizing the carrying of concealed weapons when Gov. Scott Walker signs a bill removing the state's ban. Walker plans to sign the bill Friday afternoon in Wausau. Concealed weapons will be legal starting in November.
  • Crime and Courts: Lawmakers circulate concealed carry measure(SaaWeeeet!!)

    05/05/2011 8:06:52 PM PDT · by acw011 · 3 replies
    The Capital Times ^ | May 4, 2011 | STEVEN ELBOW
    Two GOP state lawmakers on Wednesday introduced proposals that would allow Wisconsinites to carry concealed firearms. Sen. Pam Galloway, R-Wausau, and Rep. Jeff Mursau, R-Crivitz, are sponsoring the measures
  • Sources: Teachers' Union Calls For Members To Come To Capitol

    02/16/2011 6:54:45 PM PST · by acw011 · 48 replies
    Officials with Wisconsin Education Association Council, the statewide teachers' union, sent out notifications to members throughout Wisconsin on Wednesday urging them to come to the state Capitol Thursday and Friday. Teachers received e-mail and text message notifications on Wednesday afternoon, according to two sources who asked not to be identified.
  • Sesame Street Grouchy News Network...

    10/30/2009 7:45:44 PM PDT · by acw011 · 19 replies · 853+ views
    I do not post a whole lot, so I hope there aren't major violations here.. Just an observation from this morning - I was hoping to have a YouTube to post by now, sadly the only supporting evidence I've found is something of a vanity post over at the DUmpster. Long Story Short - Got up early this morn and watched a bit of Sesame Street with the little man and there was a skit on regarding GNN "grouchy news network"(Oscar the Grouch). There were what seemed to be a lot of allusions to FNC - but I wrote it...
  • Police Receive Reports About Early-Morning Flat Tire Prank

    04/01/2008 6:48:49 PM PDT · by acw011 · 7 replies · 99+ views
    Channel3000 ^ | April 1, 2008 | Channel3000
    Authorities said that the vandals had let the air out of the vehicles' tires. On some of the cars' windshields, notes were found that read "Happy Fossil Fool's Day."
  • Let Go of the Bitterness, Billy

    03/18/2008 5:20:31 PM PDT · by acw011 · 25 replies · 1,508+ views
    RushLimbaugh.com ^ | 3/18/2008 | Rush
    RUSH: What happened to you? CALLER: Listen, okay, when I was -- okay, I'm going to tell you something. You really want me to tell you? I'll tell you, if you let me tell you, okay? When I was 16 years old, I got this job in Texas, down there, and it was during, you know, school, and my boss paid me a dollar. And I had a classmate, (unintelligible) we graduated in 1966 in (unintelligible) Texas, and I had a classmate. He was white. My boss came to me and told me, said, "Boy, I want a dollar's worth...
  • KERRY UNDER FIRE

    10/31/2006 11:37:06 AM PST · by acw011 · 273 replies · 7,367+ views
    MSNBC ^ | October 31, 2006 | Huma Zaidi
    A source close to Kerry tells NBC News that he was trying to make a "tough and honest joke" about Bush and that in the process he omitted two words which changed the intended meaning. Per the source, Kerry meant to say that he can't "overstress the importance of a great education" and that "if you don't study, if you aren't smart, if you're intellectually lazy... You end up getting us stuck in a war in Iraq." Kerry mistakenly dropped the "getting us" from his initial remarks.
  • Plain talk: Working class snookered by Bush (Lost Lunch Alert)

    10/11/2006 11:54:21 AM PDT · by acw011 · 17 replies · 787+ views
    The Capital Times ^ | October 11, 2006 | Dave Zweifel
    Indeed, getting the vote of low- and moderate-income people - particularly, males - has been a phenomenal accomplishment of the current breed of Republicans. The Karl Roves and Jim Dobsons of the world have cleverly used religion, abortion and outright homophobia to get folks to ignore their self-interests
  • Strategists Consider Thompson's Possible Run For President

    10/11/2006 11:21:51 AM PDT · by acw011 · 17 replies · 713+ views
    Channel3000.com ^ | POSTED: 9:55 pm CDT October 10, 2006
    MADISON, Wis. -- Former Gov. Tommy Thompson has taken the first steps in a possible presidential bid in 2008 and political insiders are weighing in on his shot at the presidency. Those close to Thompson said he loves being the underdog.