Monday, March 30, 2009

West Bend Residents Gather Signatures

Citizens in West Bend and Washington County are signing petitions to request that the library board take a roll call vote on adopting policies to make the library child- safe and family friendly.  The petition asks for votes on five items.  First, they are asking for a reclassification of youth-targeted pornographic books, second, that explicit materials be labeled with a visible identification mark, third, that the library would restrict access to library-produced sexual content online; Fourth, they ask for balanced literature on controversial issues, and; Fifth, that the library use technology protection measures to protect children from internet sites that are obscene, pornographic or harmful to minors.  The public is invited to sign petitions for the library board to vote on these matters.  These petitions are available to the public to be signed this evening.  You may stop in any time this evening from 5:30-9pm in the “Story Room” of the Library located on First Floor in the Children’s Section.  These same petitions are available for signing tomorrow, March 31st from 5-9pm in the Tower Room at the Top of the stairs in the library.  People may stop in, sign the petition and leave.  The West Bend Library is located at 630 Poplar Street.  For more information about the petition you may call 1-866-910-2840 or visit their website at wissup.blogspot.com.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Despite Library Cancellation - Concerned West Bend Citizens Will Meet

In a stunning move the West Bend Community Memorial Library director, Michael Tyree cancelled the meeting to hear discussion from concerned citizens regarding pornographic books in the Youth section of the library.  Books that promote graphic details in homosexuality, lesbianism, bisexuality and transgenderism.  Books promoted to children as young as age 11.  Despite the West Bend library dismissing this opportunity to hear from the public, concerned West Bend citizens will still be holding a meeting Thursday, March 26th at 6:30pm in the Silverbrook Middle School Gymnasium, 120 North Silverbrook in West Bend.  Parents are urged NOT to bring their children as as they will be presenting the graphic material the library is offering to children.  They will also present open mic time for community members to speak on this issue.  For more information on this meeting you may call 1-866-910-2840 or visit http://wissup.blogspot.com .
 

Monday, March 23, 2009

VCY Interviews Candidates for Statewide Offices

Two statewide offices will be decided during the April 7, 2009 Wisconsin Spring Election.
These offices include Wisconsin State Supreme Court and the Superintendent of Public
Instruction.

VCY conducted interviews with the candidates for these offices and will be airing them in a
special series of "Election Countdown" broadcasts Monday, March 30th thru Thursday, April
2nd at 5:30pm each evening.

The candidates for the State Superintendent will air Monday & Tuesday evening and the
candidates for the Wisconsin Supreme Court will air Wednesday & Thursday evenings as
follows:

Monday 3/30 - Tony Evers
Tuesday 3/31 - Rose Fernandez
Wednesday 4/1 - Justice Shirley Abrahamson
Thursday 4/2 - Judge Randy Koschnick

These interviews will air on:
WVCY-FM 107.7 - Milwaukee
WVCY-AM 690 - Oshkosh
WVCX-FM 98.9 - Tomah
WVCF-FM 90.5 - Eau Claire
WVRN-FM 88.9 - Wittenberg
WVFL-FM 89.9 - Fond du Lac
WEGZ-FM 105.9 - Washburn

A reminder that your ballots may also include a number of local issues. Be sure to check
with your city hall or municipal offices for any other issues that may be on your ballot.

Remember to become informed and Vote Prayerfully Tuesday, April 7th

Friday, March 20, 2009

West Bend Library Cancels Meeting

Despite the interest of hundreds of citizens turning out to address the controversial books in
their YA (Young Adult) Zone for boys and girls starting at age 11. The Library Director,
Michael Tyree has cancelled the meeting which had been scheduled for March 26th.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Homefront: Wednesday 3/18/09

Julaine Appling of Wisconsin Family Council hosts the Wednesday edition of HomeFront.

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Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Madison Hearing Revised to remove certain Governor's Appointments

The Senate Committee on Health has altered the items to be heard at their hearing on March
18th. They have removed the Governor's appointments of Pablo Sanchez & Mike Weiden
from the list of items to be heard. Further they have removed the Governor's appointment of
pro-abortion Sheldon Wasserman also to be removed. You may continue to contact the
Senators on this Senate Committee given in the earlier post as well as your own Senator at
the Legislative Hotline at 1-800-362-9472.

West Bend Library Board Sets New Meeting Date: Thursday March 26

The West Bend Library has been promoting books to children ages 11-17 that
promote homosexuality, lesbianism, bisexuality and transgenderism The books are
featured in the library´s YA Zone, a section for boys and girls in 6th grade thru 11th
grade. Citizens are not only concerned by the perverse, explicit and pornographic
content in many books, but there is also an absence of books that take opposing
viewpoints. In addition, this YA Zone introduces young people to the occult in their
paranormal section for teens. And on March 31st the West Bend Library is showing
a film to 11-17 years old at their teen movie night. The film is entitled, "Twilight"
showing how a teenage girl risks everything when she falls in love with a vampire.
There will be an open discussion for concerned West Bend community members to
address the Library Board in a public meeting that has been rescheduled for
Thursday, March 26th at 7pm. The meeting location will be at the Silverbrook
Middle School, 120 North Silverbrook in West Bend. West Bend Parents and
Taxpayers are encouraged to attend. In addition the West Bend library is part of the
SHARE library catalog which serves Dodge, Jefferson, Racine, Walworth and
Washington Counties including Germantown, Hartford, Kewaskum and Slinger.
That´s a public hearing before the West Bend Library Board, Thursday, March 26t at
7pm at Silverbrook Middle School in West Bend. Concerned citizens, taxpayers and
parents are encouraged to attend.

Monday, March 16, 2009

Homefront: Monday March 16th, 2009

Jim Schneider & Marv Munyon discuss issues affecting Wisconsin, particularly the drunk driving (OWI) legislation moving through the State Legislature.

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Homefront: Friday, March 13th, 2009

Listen to the Friday HomeFront with Jim Schneider

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Homefront: Wednesday - 3/12/09

Julaine Appling of Wisconsin Family Council hosts the Wednesday edition of HomeFront.

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Monday, March 9, 2009

Public Hearing on UW Board

Madison Public Hearing Notice on UW Board

Recently the UW Hospitals and Clinics Authority Board voted to allow the killing of unborn children in their second trimester at the Madison Surgery Center. They are to take over where Planned Parenthood left off in this killing procedure.
Now two of the board members who voted on this matter are under consideration to be reappointed to this Board..
The first person, Pablo Sanchez voted against the killing of babies in their 2nd trimester.
The second person being considered, Mike Weiden who voted in favor of 2nd trimester at the Madison Surgery Center.
A public hearing on these men will be held before the Senate Committee on Public Health, Health Insurance, Privacy, Property Tax Relief, and Revenue
Wednesday, March 18th at 10am
Room 411 South at the State Capitol.
Citizens from the state are allowed to show up and speak at this public hearing. Further, you may contact the committee members with your views on the matter. Committee members include:
Senator Jon Erpenbach
1-888-549-0027
Senator Tim Carpenter
1-800-249-8173
Senator Judith Robson
1-800-334-1468
Senator Julie Lassa
1-800-925-7491
Senator Mary Lazich
1-800-334-1442
Senator Ted Kanavas
1-800-863-8883
Senator Alberta Darling
1-800-863-1113
Pablo Sanchez voted against 2nd trimester abortion. Mike Weiden voted in favor of 2nd trimester abortion at the Madison Surgery Center. Also under consideration at this meeting is pro-abortion Sheldon Wasserman to serve on the State Medical Examining Board.


Freedom From Religion Foundation Promotes Religious Campaign

The Freedom From Religion Foundation is actively supporting religious belief in their latest
bus campaign in Madison, WI. It's the religion of humanism.

http://ffrf.org/news/2009/madison_busdebut.php

Homefront: Monday March 9th, 2009

Today on HomeFront Jim Schneider and Marv Munyon discuss several issues of importance to Wisconsinites.

- Obama's lifting the ban on federal funding of embryonic research
- Madison Public hearing on the two being considered for the UW Health Board
- Public hearing on SB-20
- April 7 Election & Public notices going on to those who haven's voted in 4 years
- Planned Parenthood endorsing Kathleen Falk
- Mike Tate seeking the chair of the Dem Party of WI
- Concerns being raised by City Clerks on the Domestic Partner Registry
- Line item veto proposal - (Feingold/Ryan)
- AJR 26 to length terms of office for legislators in WI

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Budget Hearings

Governor Doyle is pushing domestic partner benefits and a domestic partner registry for the State of Wisconsin in Assembly Bill 75, the Budget Bill. The Joint Finance Committee is holding Public Hearings around the state. For locations and times see the following:

http://www.legis.state.wi.us/lfb/jfc/schedule.htm