Gold Diggers and Indians

Republicans want to have their way with Wisconsin's buried gold, but the Anishinaabe aren't having it.

By Joel Bleifuss

President Barack Obama carried Wisconsin by 52 to 46 percent—winning the state by more than 200,000 votes. Yet, curiously, the Wisconsin Republican Party solidified its control of both the Wisconsin state assembly and senate. It is now certain that Gov. Scott Walker (R) is in a [RETURN TO ARTICLE]

  • Reader Comments

    The White Man has indeed shown himself to be greedy and self centered, whose only god comes in denominations of dollars and cents. There is no concern for the future, or others, only concern for the present and themselves.

    Posted by Aneesia on Jan 2, 2013 at 10:31 AM

    White?  There are always those who will do ill, don’t bring yourself down to the level of person you’re currently hating on.  The blame goes to any legislature that would let grand scale open pit mining go on in Wisconsin.  Doesn’t matter if its a D or R, you don’t sacrifice something that’d take hundreds of years to put back in order for a quick gain to our economy.  There’s a better answer than that.

    Posted by ROFLCOPTERAware on Jan 3, 2013 at 12:34 PM

    thank you !!…

    Posted by VOSTFR DVDRIP on Jan 13, 2013 at 3:12 PM

    Anybody interested in stopping vehicle production.  How about 4 wheeler, snowmobile and bicycle frames?  How about rebar and bridge components or yes, even windmills.  Sorry radical environmentalists but until you find a better component than steel to make these items then there WILL be iron ore mining.  Do you get that?

    Posted by Prominer on Apr 6, 2013 at 9:28 PM