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P.S. Mueller: Make A Teacher Want You Dead

 Many of Scott Walker's claims have been proven untrue, at times by Walker himself

The other day, the office of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker issued an indignant press release, titled "Response to Factual Inaccuracies." It correctly identified a fundamental difference between two numbers that Walker's critics have linked: the state's $137 million deficit through June 30 and the $140 million in tax breaks for business approved by Walker and the Legislature since he took office in early January. >More
 P.S. Mueller: Scott Walker fills in for Charlie Sheen

 Wisconsin State Journal reporting excellent, commentary still notably uninformed

Let me make one thing perfectly clear -- much clearer than the last time I wrote about this topic : Madison's morning paper has, as much as anyone (except, of course, Isthmus), risen to the challenge of the moment and done terrific reporting on the state Capitol crisis, day after day. >More
 P.S. Mueller: Rage Fatigue

 P.S. Mueller: Assisted Governing

 P.S. Mueller: I don't just have skin in this game...

 P.S. Mueller: The Best Logic Money Can Buy

 This is what creativity looks like, Part VI: 'We Are Wisconsin' by Finn Ryan and David Nevala

Producer Finn Ryan and photographer David Nevala created a documentary short video, set to music by the Madison-born post-rock band Cougar, that features interviews with demonstrators from all walks of life. "We are teachers, firefighters, fathers, daughters, brothers, sisters, young, and old," declare the filmmakers. "We are Wisconsin." >More
 Scott Walker's War

For me and other journalists, the past two weeks have been riveting. I've interviewed dozens of protesters at the state Capitol, from schoolteachers to prison guards. I was there in the Senate chamber when it became clear that its 14 Democrats had left the state to prevent a vote on Gov. Scott Walker's "budget repair bill." >More
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