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Meet Jonathan Wichmann – candidate for governor and conductor of the crazy train

Among the many candidates sure to challenge incumbent Democratic Gov. Tony Evers in the 2022 election is far right Republican/Libertarian Jonathan Wichmann. While Wichmann might ordinarily profile as nothing more than a fringe candidate, his campaign was recently endorsed by none other than Michael Flynn, the disgraced and convicted former…

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Milwaukee Ald. Chantia Lewis charged with campaign finance crimes

Well this is awkward… Milwaukee Ald. Chantia Lewis, who is running for the U.S. Senate, was charged Tuesday with five criminal counts accusing her of taking more than $20,000 in campaign funds and false travel reimbursements from the city. The criminal complaint said Lewis used campaign funds to attend a Florida worship conference,…

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WILL wins award, staffer flashes strange hand signs

The Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty, a right-wing policy center here in Wisconsin, recently posted a photo on Twitter highlighting an award they won. In said photo (see below) Noah Diekemper, who works for WILL as a Senior Policy Analyst, can be seen flashing what appears to be the…

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That Day in Lattimer

By Steve Carlson and Lynn Sutherland Jaskowiak One of the bloodiest days in American labor history occurred on the outskirts of Lattimer, Pennsylvania, on Sunday, September 10th, 1897. Roughly 400 anthracite coal miners ( the vast majority of them foreign born eastern Europeans) had had enough of the darkened servitude…

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Thursday Music: Out Of The Dark – Joyann Parker

Twin Cities vocal powerhouse Joyann Parker is at Big Top Chatauqua in Bayfield this Saturday night. We have a family reunion and can’t go, but I sure wish we could. She’s got some pipes, for sure!

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Whackin’ the Kraken

A federal judge in Michigan has sanctioned nine attorneys, among them Sydney ” gonna release the Kraken” Powell, saying that they abused the court system and spread conspiracy theories as they attempted to overturn election results in Michigan on behalf of Donald Trump. Mike Gableman should include the 110 page…

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Robin Vos travels to Florida to kiss Donald Trump’s ring, reminding me of a great movie

Behold, Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos on a plane with disgraced former President Donald Trump. The photo of Vos and Trump on a plane together reminded me of a great line from a piece of cinematic artistry….

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What, No Turd?

Robin Vos authorized Mike Gableman to spend tax payer dollars flying to Arizona and South Dakota to look into the Arizona GOP so-called audit of Maricopa County’s election results, ( you know, the ultra-violet light/watermark/bamboo ballot/let’s send this stuff to a remote cabin in Montana), Arizona debacle, and the Mike…

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Thursday Music: Burning Down The House – Talking Heads

This one goes out to GOP Governors across the south, from Greg Abbott to Ron De Santis to Tate Reeves to Brian Kemp. There’s a Covid fire burning your house down guys. Doesn’t matter how long you look away. It’s gonna burn.

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Tempers Flare In De Santis’ Covid Situation Room

Reports from Blogging Blue’s whistleblower inside Florida GOP Governor Ron DeSantis’ inner circle indicate that the struggle taking place between DeSantis and his top public health advisors has reached a boiling point as the Florida’s Covid-19 crisis heats up. Warning: leaked video contains violence and may not be suitable for…

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