Earlier today Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ‘watchdog columnist’ Daniel Bice reported that the Milwaukee County Board is prepared to remove County Executive Chris Abele’s appointed County Corporation Counsel Kimberly Walker.
There are all kinds of accusations flying back and forth…Abele’s camp saying it’s retribution by the board for the executive’s support of Act 14 – the [...]
Although it doesn’t always pay to tilt at windmills, the decision by Wisconsin Assembly Democrats and Assembly Minority Leader Representative Peter Barca to refrain from offering a single amendment to the biennial budget is downright perplexing. On the one hand I can understand the futility of offering up amendments that have absolutely no chance of [...]
“They decided to retreat and go home,” Assembly Majority Leader Scott Suder (R-Abbotsford) said.
The Republican members in the state assembly can’t even pretend to win graciously anymore…Rep. Suder was quoted after the Democratic minority weighed their chances of amending the budget bill and decided to abandon any efforts to amend.
Steve Benen ranks among the more perceptive pundits of the day, since moving to the Maddow show he’s been in need of a copy editor, but then again, don’t we all? Since the move Benen’s analyses seem a little too pithy, less expansive in some respect, but in the main his analyses retain their [...]
I would like to thank long time reader and active commenter, forgotmyscreenname, for providing a link to the recent Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article about recent charges brought against 10 area residents for voter fraud. After having read the article, I wanted to follow up with a few comments here.
Over the past decade, our Republican [...]
This is about the Sandy Hook shootings and Senate hearings about gun violence…some of it is hard to watch…
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I just published a press release from US Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI – 4) voicing her reasons for opposing State Representative Joe Sanfelippo’s bill to blow up Milwaukee County Government as we know it. Ms. Moore’s press release covers a number of salient points about the value of county government and what would be lost [...]
CALIFORNIA: Former Presidential hopeful and former Governor of Massachusetts Mitt Romney has reportedly been rushed to a mental health facility (conveniently located just five minutes outside of La Jolla, California) earlier this morning! According to sources close to the Romney family, the former Governor and his wife Ann were uttering their bedtime prayers [...]