Posts Tagged: University of Wisconsin

Wisconsin State Rep. Bob Gannon said what? Part II. Or I see violent thugs that want to do me harm.

  In response to the Orlando mass shooting, one Wisconsin elected official (probably hasn’t passed the civics test yet) proposed legislation for private businesses that restrict or ban people from “concealing and carrying.” This legislation would allow victims of gun violence to sue private property owners that enforce a “gun free zone.” Representative Bob Gannon explained, “There are… Read more »

33 year old Charter Czar in Wisconsin to be paid $93,000.00 from public funds to PRIVATIZE schools.

This morning in MADISON.COM the headline was Gary Bennett, new ‘charter czar,’ pledges collaboration with district, downplays competition. Gary Bennett wants to assure you he’s not out to destroy the Madison School District. The former legislative staffer leads the new Office of Educational Opportunity at the University of Wisconsin System. That makes him the unofficial… Read more »

Wisconsin State Rep. Bob Gannon said what?

In response to a shopping mall shooting, one Wisconsin elected official (probably hasn’t passed the civics test yet) proposed that officials pass a Conceal and Carry bill that “would allow students, faculty and visitors with conceal carry permits to have guns at UW-System schools.” “Wisconsin does not have a death penalty law, but with significant… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: NAfMA Wins For ARTS; Ed In China; WISCAPE Vision

    NAfMA gets a win for the Arts.  HUGE step!! Senate Passes Act That The Arts Are Considered Core Subjects   America style Ed in China. WHAT????? Made in America: China’s Importing Charter Schools   Our blogtalkradio show at Michelangelo’s with guests Jason Lee and Noel Radomski from WISCAPE – An amazing… Read more »

Wisconsin’s Attack on Freedom.

Can it get any worse in Wisconsin?  I guess the answer to that question is it can always get worse.  I mean at this point we’re only restricting local taxpayers’ freedom to self govern their community schools.  Politicians are only restricting citizens’ freedom to new knowledge?  Corporations are only restricting academics’ freedom to have research agendas… Read more »

Is it time to start using the F Word in Wisconsin?

No not that one. This one—FASCISM. (sometimes initial capital letter) a governmental system led by a dictator having complete power, forcibly suppressing opposition and criticism, regimenting all industry, commerce, etc., and emphasizing an aggressive nationalism and often racism. At this point in time we don’t have a dictator. So scratch that. However, we are witnessing the “suppression of opposition… Read more »

The choice? Closer to the heart.

“If you choose not to decide, you still have made a choice” I remember listening to these lyrics for the first time when I was in middle school.  It was later in my life when I finally “heard” the lyrics. For those of you that can place the lyrics with the song, you know what I’m… Read more »

A letter to @SpeakerVos: How about a Legislator accountability system?

Dear Senator Vos, I just finished reading your interview in the Journal Times. There is a lot to comment on but let me just focus where my expertise allows me some ability. I know this concept might be hard for you to understand but I typically try to only offer commentary on the things I… Read more »