Here’s a few predictions I’m going to make for 2009:
Scott Walker will announce he’s running for Governor. (I know, this is an easy one, but I need a gimme or two on this list) Sometime in 2009, Rep. Paul Ryan will announce he’s going to challenge Sen. Russ Feingold for Feingold’s U.S. Senate seat, [...]
For the liberal who has everything, pick up your very own Kevin Fischer “Grow Your Own” Voodoo Doll:
Happy Birthday, Greg!
Due to a negotiating impasse between media giants Time Warner Cable and Viacom, Time Warner customers might not be able to watch Spongebob Squarepants and other shows, including The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (emphasis mine):
Media giant Viacom Inc. said its Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central and 16 other channels will go dark on [...]
The more time I’ve had to process Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich’s appointment of Roland Burris to fill president-elect Barack Obama’s now vacant U.S. Senate seat, I’ve come to the realization this appointment was specifically engineered to call the bluff of Democrats in the U.S. Senate and force their hand in regards to whether or not [...]
Fresh off the heels of Janet Evans’ announcement that she plans on running for a seat on the Franklin School Board, I have an announcement of my own.
I’ve filed all the necessary paperwork, and I am now a candidate for a seat on the South Milwaukee School Board. I’ve had a desire for a [...]
Despite warnings from Senate Democrats that they would not seat anyone appointed by Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich to fill the U.S. Senate seat vacated by president-elect Barack Obama, the AP is reporting Gov. Blagojevich is going to go ahead and name former Illinois attorney general Roland Burris as president-elect Obama’s replacement in the U.S. Senate. [...]
According to two former Bush White House advisers who spoke candidly about the political impact of the government’s handling of the aftermath of Hurrican Katrina, the poor handling of Katrina knocked the bully pulpit out from under President George W. Bush, making it much more difficult for Bush to govern with credibility (emphasis mine):
Let me preface this entry by noting that Chris (a.k.a. capper) over at Cognitive Dissidence has a much more personal – and much more powerful – blog entry about this same subject. I’d encourage you all to visit CD and read for yourselves.
For years, Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker has touted the fact [...]
State lawmakers are due to get a 5.3% pay raise effective January 1, 2009, boosting their yearly salary to 49,943 a year. State Rep. Bob Ziegelbauer (D-Manitowoc) has already said he’s going to give back his pay raise, and shortly after Rep. Ziegelbauer’s announcement, a few other legislators followed suit in announcing they too would [...]
Milwaukee Alderman Bob Donovan never met publicity he didn’t like, and as a result of the recent snowfall, which has resulted in clogged streets across Milwaukee, Alderman Donovan has taken it upon himself blast city public works officials for failing to tow stranded cars which were blocking streets. However, according to Patrick Curley, Milwaukee Mayor [...]