Yet another example of Sheriff David Clarke’s lawless Sheriff’s Office

The corruption and lawlessness in Sheriff David Clarke’s Sheriff’s Office continues…

A sheriff’s clerk was charged Monday with felony misconduct in office for allegedly stealing cash paid for restraining orders and other court documents.

Damond Watts, 38, was accused of stealing $1,200 between September and December of last year, according to the criminal complaint.

The [...]

So Who’s Gonna Pay The Bill?

So we keep hearing about the secret computer network in the county executive’s office while Governor Walker was hunkered down there. And we keep hearing about how the staff was using personal laptop computers to access personal email accounts to avoid or evade open records laws. Well…all those things used electricity that I paid for…where [...]

Dan Bice should be ashamed of himself

I live over 325 miles northwest of Milwaukee and don’t read Dan Bice’s column all that often, but I notice that the blurb under the title of his ” No Quarter Blog ” reads, “Daniel Bice, the Journal Sentinel’s watchdog columnist, holds politicians and the powerful accountable ” Is that so?

Then someone please tell [...]

Does it get any sicker than this?

The Washington Post reports that for profit hospice care companies may be ripping off Medicare for billions of dollars by enrolling patients who aren’t actually dying. Yes, I’m afraid you read me correctly.

Isn’t capitalism swell?

Wisconsin’s Incarceration Problem

President Obama pardoned 13 people last week and commuted the sentences of eight others. Each of these commuted sentences was related to violations concerning crack cocaine. President Obama was able to do so by invoking the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010. Prior to the passage of the FSA, possession of crack cocaine held a far [...]

The False Nation of Afghanistan!

It’s been out of the news for a week or so now…but the US and Afghanistan finally completed negotiations on the continued presence of US troops in Afghanistan past the official end of American participation in hostilities at the end of 2014. I don’t think I need to recap all of the back and forth [...]

Latest Job Numbers Are a Boost for the Democrats in 2014, But Not for the People of Wisconsin

Scott Walker had a bad week. Or course he is too self-absorbed to admit or possibly even acknowledge that things are not looking very good for the state of Wisconsin.

The latest jobs numbers are out from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, and they look pretty good…for the Democratic candidate for Governor. From June [...]

Ron Johnson’s Approval Rating at 28%

The latest Marquette Poll shows that Ron Johnson’s approval rating is at a meager 28%. Johnson rode into office on a wave of anti-incumbent, anti-progress Tea Party voters in 2010. He defeated three-term Senator and progressive icon Russ Feingold in a stunning upset. Although Johnson was leading in the polls, many progressives and media figures [...]

Polling Gives Democrats Several Angles

The recent polling out of Marquette University should give hope to those who want to oust Scott Walker in 2014. The polling is about two weeks old and shows that the race is a statistical tie. Mary Burke, the only declared candidate, polls at 45% compared to Walker’s 47%.

Just days after Burke declared that [...]

Reading List for November 6, 2013

I promise not to do this too often, but from time to time, I want to share with you some articles I found to be informative, interesting, and relevant to being an educated citizen of today. I draw articles from many of the sources I read on a regular basis, and I believe you’ll enjoy [...]

Blogging Blue’s “14 in ’14″

Goal Thermometer

Support The New World Horror