Archive | February, 2012

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Scott Walker’s 2 Daddies

Brian Pierick and Timothy Russell must rue the day they allegedly parked their rented mini van on the corner of Fox River Parkway & Water View Lane, with a box full of pornography. According to a criminal complaint, at that corner, situated between the edge of a Waukesha subdivision and the Fox River Parkway, they […]

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ACTION ALERT: Educate the public and our legislators on the misleading and dangerous new mining bill

February 20, 2012 by Barbara With Please read the shocking testimony that two area geologists gave at the public hearing on February 17, 2012 concerning the new Wisconsin mining bill. This information is confirmed by a geologist at Lawrence University. Then read about the subsequent discovery that the bill’s authors are trying to redefine science. […]

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MORE PROOF Mining Bill Is Fatally Flawed: Geologist from Lawrence University Confirms Sulfide Present Will Lead To Acid Drainage

February 20, 2012 Chairman Wiggins, Mr. Stoddard and Ms. Soltis, Thank you for your eloquent and authoritative statements at Wednesday’s hearing about the mining bill. I was at the [December 11, 2011 West Allis] hearing until 4 PM and had hoped to speak from my perspective as a ‘hard rock’ geologist. I am a professor […]

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BREAKING NEWS: WI Mining Bill Contains Erronenous Definition of “Sulfide Ore”; Opens the State to Irrepairable Damage

February 20, 2012 by Barbara With After shocking testimony last Friday by two scientists at a public hearing on Wisconsin’s new mining bill, another breathtaking discovery of what appears to be fraud on the part of the authors of the bill has uncovered a loophole of truly biblical proportions. This obvious attempt to re-write science […]

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As The Rotunda Turns: Episode #368 – Kerfuffle in The Capitol

“On the 15th of May, in the jungle of Nool, In the heat of the day, in the cool of the pool, He was splashing…enjoying the jungle’s great joys… When Horton the elephant heard a small noise.” On Friday, February 17, Reps. David Craig and Paul Farrow sent a letter to Department of Administration secretary Mike Huebsch. In […]

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Who ordered the pie at the Inn on the Park?

February 20, 2012 by WCMC Last night at Best Western PLUS Inn on the Park Hotel Rep. Robin Vos, Sen. Sheila Harsdorf, Sen. Mike Ellis and Sen. Glenn Grothman sat down at the hotel’s bar and decided to hold an open caucus. The night before the State of the State, January 24, four legislators were […]

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2/18/2012: Update to press release on sulfides in the proposed Penokee mine

February 18, 2012 (Scroll down for more updates) (2/18/12) A question arose after the February 17, 2012 hearing on AB426 before the Wisconsin Joint Finance Committee as to why it is important to consider the chemistry of the rocks in the area of the proposed mine now, while new law is being drafted, rather than […]

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Home is Where the Heart(Balloon) Is

Today marks a very special anniversary. On February 19, 2011, Capitol Balloon, a red mylar heart shaped balloon, floated up inside the Wisconsin State Capitol to begin a four and a half month residence under a ledge surrounding the mural ‘”Resources of Wisconsin”. Hearts play a significant role in the Wisconsin Uprising as February 14, […]

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Wednesday, February 22

Committee on Tourism, Recreation and State Properties 10:00 AM 328 Northwest State Capitol Public Hearing Assembly Bill 563 Relating to: changes to the local room tax and providing a penalty. By Representatives Bies, August, Ballweg, Brooks, Clark, A. Ott, Petersen, Tranel, Van Roy, Vos and Wynn; cosponsored by Senators Olsen, Holperin and Schultz. Committee meeting […]

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