"What do reindeer, Christmas trees, eggnog and Hanukkah have in common? They’re all part of what our elected representatives have been saying around the holidays. Things get even crazier when their quotes are taken out of context and made into crafty, bizarre and occasionally touching holiday e-cards
There is a constitutional crisis
in Cheeseland. If you haven't been paying attention
, WI governor Scott Walker and the Republican controlled Senate and Assembly passed a controversial bill and signed it
. [more inside]
Wisconsin has had some record breaking
protests in the past week, with hundreds occupying the capitol building full time
, even setting up a small village
, with support provided from around the world
. Some even got married. [more inside]
Cowardice in Washington?
Joan Ryan, of the SF Chronicle, takes congress to task for abandoning the capitol at the first sign of danger. Is hiding in a bunker 'letting the terrorists win?'
wish to dissent against the using of the Capitol rotunda and other governmental buildings for prayer meetings that focus on Christian or monotheistic ceremonies."