Winning in 2020 Will Take More than a Specific Set of Policies or Talking Points: It’s About Telling a Story About Our Values

One of the things we often lose sight of when we talk about politics, and what it takes to win elections specifically, is communicating what exactly it is that WE stand for as a movement and as a party. Jon Faverau, who was one of President Barack Obama’s former head speechwriters, and is now a founder of progressive media organization Crooked Media where he works … Continue reading Winning in 2020 Will Take More than a Specific Set of Policies or Talking Points: It’s About Telling a Story About Our Values

Journal Entry #3: Reasons for Hope

August 25, 2019 There’s been many times in the past two and half years where it feels like we’re helpless in this slow-motion car crash that is Donald Trump’s Presidency. No matter what we set out to do to fight the excesses of this administration, weeks like this one can make it seem like what we are doing isn’t quite enough to push back on … Continue reading Journal Entry #3: Reasons for Hope

Now is the Time To Take Action

One of the things we hope to accomplish here at Blue Moon Wisconsin is to try and spur people to action. We want to encourage people to be more active participants in our democracy. We want you to feel like your voice matters because it does! Whether it’s calling or writing to your state or federal legislators urging them to pass a specific piece of … Continue reading Now is the Time To Take Action

Holding the Wisconsin GOP Legislature Accountable

One of our stated goals here at Blue Moon Wisconsin is that we want to make state politics more accessible to people. So much of our modern media environment is consumed, rightly by some extent, with what’s going on with the federal government. That’s because so many of the crucial and complex issues that we face are things that the federal government has the most … Continue reading Holding the Wisconsin GOP Legislature Accountable

Political Journal Entry #2: The Long Road Ahead

August 18th, 2019 We have our work cut out for us in 2020. Though I find myself being an optimist about our electoral chances, even after the cautionary tale of 2016, there have been several signs this week that we have a LOT of work to do if we’re going to defeat Donald Trump, and the GOP, next November. Warning Signs Crooked Media, a company … Continue reading Political Journal Entry #2: The Long Road Ahead

Introducing Myself, Breaking the Ice, & Laying the Path Forward

Hello everyone! In the wake of Dan’s announcement, I wanted to take some time to personally introduce myself, talk about why I’m here, and lay out what I’m hoping to do as we head toward 2020. Whether you feel like the 2018 midterm elections were just yesterday, or you’re having to stop yourself from sprinting to the voting booth for a primary election, I’m hoping … Continue reading Introducing Myself, Breaking the Ice, & Laying the Path Forward

A Letter To Senator Ron Johnson on Impeachment and Securing Our Elections

I wrote a letter last week to one of our United States Senators from Wisconsin, Republican Senator Ron Johnson, about the need to hold President Trump accountable for his actions and working on passing bi-partisan legislation that ensures that our elections are protected ahead of 2020. I strongly encourage you to reach out to him and let him know where you stand on impeachment, or … Continue reading A Letter To Senator Ron Johnson on Impeachment and Securing Our Elections