If You Want To Honor John Lewis: VOTE!

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SCOTUS: Why Is Wisconsin Different Than Pennsylvania or North Carolina?

Just a simple place mat game of which one is not like the others: Let’s just start with my home state, Wisconsin: The Supreme Court on Monday night voted against reinstating an order by a Wisconsin federal court judge that said absentee ballots could be counted if received within six…

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Before The Biden Town Hall, I Didn’t Know

that there was a Biden School of Public Policy & Administration at the University of Delaware or a Beau Biden Foundation for the Protection of Children. I think I pay attention but I totally missed these…sigh.

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Biden Outspending Trump In Wisconsin? So What!

The article in today’s Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is behind their paywall. (Joe Biden is outspending Donald Trump on TV ads in Wisconsin in the run-up to the election). I will pull out the pertinent portions here and then get on with my concerns: Biden and pro-Biden groups have outspent Trump…

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MKE Common Council: In recognition of unions on Labor Day

Eight out of Fifteen? Really?? Happy Labor Day!! From our email: Statement from members of the Milwaukee Common Council – Alderman Cavalier Johnson, Alderman Scott Spiker, Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs, Alderman José G. Pérez, Alderman Robert J. Bauman, Alderwoman Nikiya Dodd, Alderwoman Marina Dimitrijevic and Alderwoman JoCasta Zamarripa As we…

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BLOC Statement on the shooting of Jacob Blake

From this afternoon’s email: this press release from Black Leaders Organizing for Communities: Once again, we as a Black people have to bear the trauma of witnessing yet another unarmed Black person be shot by a police officer. We stand with Jacob Blake and his family, which includes his own…

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Credit Card Issuers Aren’t Helping

A while back I suggested that as part of the financial response to the pandemic recession, that credit card issuers reduce the interest rates that they charge on carried balances. (When Will Congress Address Credit Card Debt?) After all, other interest rates (including home mortgages now) are at historically low…

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Another Dishonest Email Solicitation From Dems.

I get an awful lot of emails from Democratic candidates around the nation and of course organizations like the DNC, DSCC, and DCCC. Because I have contributed to one or another of them at some time, they contact me again or sell my contact information to others. In line with…

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Business Owners Ask For City Rules On Masks

This is a rather interesting turn of events. Milwaukee businesses and their affiliated business groups are asking the City of Milwaukee to institute mask laws. But why are they waiting for the city to make rules? I mean, they can make their own rules in their businesses if that’s what…

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Kentucky Senator Supports Use of Masks

No silly, not Rand Paul, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell who suddenly realized in his election year that face masks poll well…even in red states:

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