Nearly half of family farms in Wisconsin have disappeared & Republicans are to blame

A few days ago I happened upon a fascinating (and disturbing) report outlining the serious decline of Wisconsin’s family farms, with nearly half of Wisconsin’s family farms having disappeared in the last 15 years. According to reporter Rick Barrett of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, about 360 dairy farms went out of business in…

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Robin Vos can suck a fat one

Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos is an absolute moron… Assembly Speaker Robin Vos slammed Gov. Tony Evers for “acting like a dictator” by declaring health emergencies to address COVID-19 without support from the Legislature. The Rochester Republican said in a WisPolitics.com virtual event Thursday the guv’s decision to keep reissuing…

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House progressives push President Biden on COVID relief

Yes please… More than 50 House progressives are pushing President Joe Biden to prioritize recurring direct checks instead of one-time payments in the next rescue package, upping the demands on Democratic leaders in their race to draft a bill. The group of House Democrats, led by Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.),…

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This is your Sunday open thread

It’s Sunday….and I’m not sure if we’ve done one of these in a while but here’s your chance to share what you’re reading/watching/listening to.

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Report: disgraced former President Donald Trump considering forming new political party

Oh please let this be true…. In a clear indication that Donald Trump is not going to quietly settle down into the life of a private citizen after his White House stint, a new report on Wednesday said he is discussing forming a new political outfit called the Patriot Party. Following the…

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Right-wing Parler to return thanks to controversial Russian servers

Color me shocked that right-wing social media site Parler, which was taken down due to its failure to take any action to curb its use to plan possible violence by right-wing domestic terrorists, will be back thanks to…..Russians! Social network Parler has returned to the internet, with the company’s founders continuing to…

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Wisconsin’s lazy Republicans avoid doing their jobs AGAIN (VIDEO)

Watch as the Wisconsin Assembly Republicans gavel in the Governor Evers-called special session on modernizing the state’s unemployment system and then immediately move to adjourn until Thursday. I don’t know about you but I’m sick and tired of Wisconsin’s Assembly Republicans getting taxpayer-funded salaries to do nothing for months on…

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Trump supporter who participated in Capitol coup attempt wanted to sell stolen Pelosi laptop to Russians

The base of the Donald Trump Republican Party, everyone! A woman identified as having taken part in the storming of the US Capitol is accused of stealing a laptop belonging to top Democrat Nancy Pelosi which she hoped to sell to a Russian spy agency, according to the FBI. There…

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West Allis man charged for his role in Capitol coup attempt

Well isn’t this something?!?!? Federal prosecutors have charged a West Allis man after he said he entered the U.S. Capitol with rioters Jan. 6 and witnessed police fatally shoot a woman trying to enter the Speaker’s Lobby. David Charles Mish Jr., 42, is charged with unlawful entry on restricted grounds and…

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President-Elect Biden Lays Out Comprehensive Pandemic Response Plan

It’s going to be really nice to have a president who’s willing to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic head on… President-elect Joe Biden introduced a $1.9 trillion spending package Thursday that aims to speed distribution of the coronavirus vaccines and provide economic relief caused by the pandemic. The package proposal includes…

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