Walker Administrator Lands Another Plum Position

Long time associate of Governor Scott Walker, Cindy Archer, just garnered another major promotion in Madison. Ms. Archer not only was promoted but is earning…oh…like $27,000 more per year than her predecessor.

Archer started this week in the new job as chief information officer for the State Public Defender’s Office, which is managed by […]

Thursday Music: Putin Special Edition: Back In The USSR

The Party of Lincoln?

I imagine some of you caught Bill Lueders’ article about the retirement of State Senator Dale Schultz (R – Richland Center) that was published yesterday at Urban Milwaukee titled ‘Say Goodbye to the Party of Lincoln’. Part of the article relates the story about the resolution passed at the Wisconsin Republican Party’s 6th Congressional District […]

Tweet of the day

Yeah, this tweet from John Fugelsang just about sums up my feelings on the gun culture here in America.

More guns means more safety, and that's why America is the safest society on Earth. #arapahoe #littleton #sandyhook

— John Fugelsang (@JohnFugelsang) December 14, 2013

While I support the Second Amendment, I don’t believe (and the U.S. Supreme court agrees with me) that the right to bear arms granted under the Second Amendment is absolute.

Wisconsin’s poet laureate: Tony Stella

This is absolutely hilarious. From Iron County resident Anthony Stella via ” Woodsperson ”

SIGHTSEEING IN THE PENOKEES

(With apologies to Robert Frost) Whose woods these are I think I know. Gogebic holds the leases though; They will not see me stopping here, To map the things their maps won’t show. The lobbyists must […]

A Little Sarcastic Humor:

In The Bleachers by Steve Moore posted on GoComics!

Time To End The Senator Cruz For President In 2016 Nonsense.

Quite frequently media articles that include an appearance by Senator Ted Cruz (R- Texas), always add something about Senator Cruz being a 2016 Presidential hopeful or some such nonsense.

So let’s end all speculation on Senator Cruz’s candidacy right here and now on Blogging Blue. As any self respecting Birther worth his or her […]

Why Creating 250,000 Jobs Is An Impossible Task

I imagine most all of us realized that Governor Scott Walker’s promise to create 250,000 jobs in Wisconsin by the end of his four year term was a matter of campaign hyperbole. But thank you to all of those who are holding him to it and reminding all of us about his statement.

At first […]

A Question About the Arrests of the Solidarity Singers in Madison

Over the past two weeks we’ve seen dozens and dozens of protestors in the Wisconsin Capitol Rotunda in Madison arrested for participating in the Solidarity Singers or sometimes for simply observing them. Although up to a hundred individuals have participated on any given day, usually about two dozen individuals are selected for arrest.

Now […]

Local Control and the Republican Wisconsin Legislature

Local Control used to be a sacred tenet…particularly in the Republican arena…and in a way it still is but the Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature have a funny way of expressing it.

Because a certain county executive got in a snit about being stymied in his efforts to make county government over in his own […]

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