Why We Support Kathleen Falk for Governor, and Why Wisconsin’s Left Should Too

Originally posted on Defend Wisconsin on March 20, 2012.

By Alex Hanna and Mike Amato

Ever since February 11, 2011, all eyes have been on Wisconsin as ground zero in the battle ground of the working class versus monied interests and their populist tea party manifestations. The culmination of this, along with the mass of popular support for public employees and galvanization of labor, is the recall of  Governor Scott Walker. The Wall Street Journal has called the recall the “most important non-presidential election of the decade.” With over a million signatures gathered and the participation of thousands of Wisconsinites in the process, it’s easy to see why. With the primary set for May 5, we need to rally around a candidate that will take on Walker and stand for our values in the state house.

That candidate is Kathleen Falk.

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Forking tweepy

So I’m pretty late to the game here, but I just learned how to fork github projects and push back to my fork.  This makes me very excited.

Anyhow, here’s my fork of tweepy, which lets you use gzip compression with easy and fixes a bug with potentially freezing and being thrown into an infinite loop: https://github.com/raynach/tweepy

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