Turd In Punchbowl Award Goes To…. Kyrsten Sinema!

Democrats are excellent at snatching defeat from the jaws of victory. Case in point: Arizona Senator Kyrsten Sinema (D-WTF?) Sinema announced yesterday that she won’t support the 3.5 trillion infrastructure package democrats had intended to pass through reconciliation, which would require only 51 votes. If Sinema won’t support it, it…

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Eat your Heart Out, Milwaukee

Politico is reporting that India Walton, an unabashed socialist, is poised to become mayor of Buffalo after upsetting four term incumbent Mayor Byron Brown in last night’s Democratic primary. Politico notes that there hasn’t been a socialist mayor of a major American city since Milwaukee’s Frank Zeidler left office in…

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As Kenan Thompson Would Say ” What’s Up With That?”

So I recently returned to scrolling through an ostensibly progressive Facebook page that I had seriously neglected throughout much of the last year or so, the Wisconsin Urban and Rural Progressive Coalition, and I saw a post asking people to sign a petition from National Nurses United asking Rep. Gwen…

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Thursday Music: Biko – Peter Gabriel – Playing For Change

Stephen Biko was a anti-apartheid activist and leader of the Black Consciousness Movement in South Africa during the late 1960’s-1970’s. In September 1977 he was beaten by police during a 22 hour interrogation and died days later from his injuries while in detention. His death sparked an international outcry and…

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Thursday Music: Baby Boom Che – John Trudell

The late, great John Trudell came to national prominence as the spokesperson for the ” United Indians of All Tribes ” who occupied Alcatraz Island from November of 1969 to June of 1971. He became a leader of the American Indian Movement in the 1970’s and turned to writing and…

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President Manchin

Joe Manchin has clearly decided he’s the actual President of the United States. He can’t get behind Biden’s two trillion dollar infrastructure package (American Jobs Plan) because raising the corporate tax rate from 21% to 28% is just a bridge too far ( pun intended). He can’t get behind a…

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Seizing the Moment: An Open Letter to the Democratic Party of Wisconsin

Dear DPW, A quick perusal of your website suggests that defeating Ron Johnson in 2022 is one of your top priorities, and I wholeheartedly agree. In fact, I recently penned a post on this Blog regarding the matter, urging Aaron Rodgers to run against Johnson. #RoJo Gotta Go # NoMoRoJo,…

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Thursday Music: ADAPT Vision 2020

ADAPT is the grassroots, militant wing of the disability rights movement. They put this song by The Score to a powerful video. Enjoy!

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Pride(In The Name Of Love) Dierks Bentley, The Punch Brothers and Del McCoury

It’s not Thursday but I thought today could use some music. Rest in Power, Dr. King. May we all make a commitment to carry your vision forward.

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This Should Be Rep. Gwen Moore’s Last Term In Washington.

On November 3, 2020, US Representative Gwen Moore won her 9th term to represent Wisconsin’s 4th Congressional District. When this term is complete, she will have served 18 years in Washington and be 71 years old. Now, I have nothing personal against Rep. Moore. I realize that she is an…

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