Always remember this week as the single moment the Republicans gave up any future arguments about allowing more time, bipartisanship and an open debate over lawmaking. We knew it wasn't true then, but could anyone have imagined such a blatant abandonment of their phony list of rules? Did they actually try ramming their agenda down our throats?
State Sen. Jon Erpenback had to laugh when he was asked to return to the capital to debate a "no deals" bill. What we are seeing is a shocking display of government power over labor. Sen. Erpenbach appeared on Upfront with Mike Gousha (goo-shay):