We detailed yesterday what our vision is for holding the Wisconsin GOP-controlled legislature accountable. One aspect of that vision is informing you, the public, of what corrupt actions our legislature has been up to. Here’s one example that perfectly encapsulates everything wrong with the Republican legislature in our state. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel featured a story a couple of weeks ago that detailed several instances … Continue reading A Sign of Corruption: Wisconsin GOP Has Passed Landlord-Tenant Laws that Benefit Certain Lawmakers at the Expense of Everyone Else
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
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
2018 was a good year for the Wisconsin Democratic Party on the surface. After suffering a devastating and shocking defeat in the 2016 Presidential Election and U.S. Senate race in the state, Democrats feared the worst for Senator Tammy Baldwin and others heading into the 2018 midterm elections. Many feared after Election Night 2016 that Wisconsin may be trending in an irrevocably red direction. Fortunately … Continue reading Analyzing Issues with the Wisconsin Democratic Party and State Legislative Races in 2018.
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
I’m excited to announce that Anthony Bernardi will be joining the Blue Moon Wisconsin team, both as a contributor to the blog, and as a co-host for our Blue Moon Wisconsin Podcast (coming soon!). Anthony and I met on the Democratic Coordinated Campaign in Madison during the 2016 general election. At that time, we were both fellows with the campaign that were looking to get … Continue reading Announcing A New Addition to the Team
August 12, 2019 This past week has been a dark one for many of us. All of us have been dealing with the despair of witnessing over 30 people being murdered in two mass shootings a little over a week ago. In the aftermath of those shootings, we’ve witnessed the man who’s supposed to be our President go even further off the rails than he … Continue reading Political Journal Entry #1: Why We Fight