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MARSY’S LAW FOR WISCONSIN

The April 7 ballot will include this question: Question 1: Additional rights of crime victims. Shall section 9m of article I of the constitution, which gives certain rights to crime victims, be amended to give crime victims additional rights, to require that the rights of crime victims be protected with equal force to the protections afforded the accused while leaving the federal constitutional rights of the accused intact, and to allow crime victims to enforce their rights in court?YES vote would mean updating Wisconsin’s Constitution with strong, enforceable rights for crime victims. You have the power to help those, who through ...

WISCONSIN GRASSROOTS FESTIVAL IN THE CLOUD

 WISCONSIN GRASSROOTS FESTIVAL GOES VIRTUAL IN THE CLOUDWISCONSIN GRASSROOTS FESTIVALSATURDAY MARCH 21st9:30 AM On March 21st Visithttps://tinyurl.com/s4v2yzqFor Easy Steps to Join the FestivalAlso Visit Anytime for the Latest Information MUSICThe Raging Grannies - Raging Grannies of MadisonTom Kastle - Tom Kastle SPEAKERS Lisa Graves - Truth North ResearchMike Crute - Devil's Advocates RadioKaren McKim - Wisconsin Election IntegrityTyler Norman - Community Disaster Preparedness Ben Wikler - Chair of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin TENTATIVE SPEAKERS...

NEW RULES FOR RESISTANCE

  Don’t use his name. Remember this is a regime and he’s not acting alone. Do not argue with those who support him. It doesn’t work. Focus on his policies, not his mental state. Keep your message positive; they want the country to be angry and fearful because this is the soil from which their darkest policies will grow. No more helpless/hopeless talk. Support artists and the arts. Be careful not to spread fake news. Check it. Take care of yourself. Resist! Keep demonstrations peaceful. In the words of John Lennon: “When it gets down to having to use violence, then you are playing the system’s game. The ...

WITH GREAT FREEDOM COMES GREAT RESPONSIBILITY

Progressives in our state are working together, more than ever before. With networking on the social media as well as meeting on the sidewalks and town squares, progressives are on the move. We are carrying a great tradition of Fighting Bob LaFollette, who took on the Robber Barons, the Lumber Barons, the Railroad Barons one hundred years ago. Democracy is fragile. The struggle to protect the rights of all living things, including Mother Earth, continues. We fought this battle before. We declared independence from the Commonwealth of Great Britain, refusing to be colonized. We declared that all people have equal ...

TWELFTH ANNUAL WISCONSIN GRASSROOTS FESTIVAL

TWELFTH ANNUAL WISCONSINGRASSROOTS FESTIVALSaturday March 21, 2020SAVE THE DATE SPEAKERS, FOOD & ENTERTAINMENTWisconsin Heights High SchoolRegistration 8:00 Program Starts 9:30Mazomanie, WI 53560For More Information Contact: Nate Timm608-220-0139 / nptimm571@gmail.com

MAKING MARATHON COUNTY MORE “FAMILY FRIENDLY” SURVEY

Making Marathon County More "Family-Friendly" - Employee Input Needed Through New Community Wide SurveyMarathon County Early Years Coalition, WIPPS Research Partners launch community survey, findings to be shared with public, area employersA Marathon County partnership of over 50 organizations advocating for early childhood success and family well-being has launched a “family-friendly” survey to gauge how residents view work-life balance in the workplace. Survey results will be used to help local businesses and nonprofits make the community and workplaces more family-friendly.The Marathon County Early Years Coalition focuses on ...

YOU ARE INVITED

You are invited to these two important events.They are free and open to the public. Mayoral forum sponsored by AAUW (American Association of University Women)Katie Rosenberg and Mayor Robert Mielke are candidates for Wausau Mayor.Come and hear them.Wednesday, February 5, 20206:00-7:30 pmTerrace Room at UWSP-Wausau.Stewart Avenue,Wausau, WisconsinFor more information, call: 715-581-4147 Women for Women Wausau“The Power of Women in the 2020 Elections”Thursday, February 6, 20206:00-7:30 PMMarathon County Democratic Office,218 Sherman Street, Wausau, 54401For more ...

TOGETHER WE ARE THE SOLUTION

Together we are the solution. That is the theme of a group working for the Anti-Corruption Act.  The group includes both conservatives and liberals.The American Anti-Corruption Act sets a standard for city, state and Federal Anti-Corruption laws that put power back in the hands of the people.Each Anti-Corruption Act stops political bribery, ends secret money and fixes our broken elections. The Act's specific provisions vary by locale based on Constitutional limitations and the necessity of specific anti-corruption measures.  For a brief description of the provisions of the American Anti-Corruption Act, visit our Policy Platform ...

PROTECT WISCONSIN WATER

Please support Assembly Bill 700 and Senate Bill 632 that would help protect Wisconsin's drinking water.  This bill passed into law would help ensure quicker communication between the DNR and health department and the county land and conservation department in counties where groundwater standards have been threatened by violations made by Discharge Elimination System permit holders.  The entire text of the short bill is HERE.A case in La Crosse County revealed that the county and residents were unaware of a potential risk to groundwater contamination for 10 years.  This is only one example.  The bill requires the DNR to make its approp...

THE BOY WHO BIT SHEEP AND CRIED WOLF

This parable was reprinted with permission from  Democratic Underground . com Once upon a time there was a boy who bit sheep."Wolf!" the boy cried, when shepherds saw the toothmarks.The town sheriff investigated. He talked to a wolf biologist. She told him there were no wolves in the area, and the bite marks were human anyway. He talked to an eyewitness. He talked to a dentist, who provided a cast of the boy's teeth. He obtained the boy's diary, in which was written "I like biting sheep."The sheriff made his report. "The boy has been biting your sheep," he told the shepherds. "There's something seriously wrong with that ...