Robin Vos’ Latest Stupid Idea!

Everyone including Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R) admit that the state revenue sharing formula isn’t working. I discussed this a bit a few weeks ago. Milwaukee now has a new generation of leadership and they don’t have the divisive political baggage of their predecessors. So Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson…

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Senator Joe Manchin Presents A Solid Plan To Fix Social Security…Just Exactly What Blogging Blue Has Been Supporting For YEARS!

Manchin proposes raising FICA income cap: According to the Social Security Administration, each U.S. worker and their employer contributes 6.2% of their wages to the program, rising to $160,200 by 2023, while the self-employed pay a larger 12.4% of their wages (since no employer co-pays). However, if you’re a millionaire,…

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Ideas On Wisconsin State Income Tax Reform

After showing little taste for a flat tax during the 2022 campaign cycle, the Republicans in charge in Madison are now actually considering the unwarranted tax cut for the state’s fat cats without any actual relief for most of the rest of us (Wisconsin GOP’s Latest Bait and Switch? The…

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The Wisconsin GOP Is Afraid Of YOU, the Voter!

Both the Democratic and Republican parties of Wisconsin are trying to give an extra boost to their get out the vote efforts for the non-partisan spring election by adding advisory referenda to the ballot. This spring in particular because there is going to be a very nasty race for the…

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Can We Get A Wellness Check on Josh Hawley, ASAP?

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Democrats vs. Republicans By The Numbers:

and no, I haven’t vetted this. The one thing I’ve taken away from the MAGA crowd is, facts ain’t worth shit. And it confirms my world view, so it must be fact! [sarcasm]

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Wisconsin GOP’s Latest Bait and Switch? The Flat Tax!

I didn’t pay as much attention to the individual state assembly and state senate races at the mid-terms as I had in the past. I concentrated on my local races and the statewide races. But I don’t remember the Flat Tax being a mid-term election issue with anyone other than…

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When Voting Present Results In You NOT Being Present!

I was just going to let the Speaker of the House circus play itself out without comment. But this is just stupid. Instead of actually winning over his colleagues who were opponents to his candidacy for Speaker, newly elected Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy simply traded away his last…

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Ron Johnson Displays His Lack Of Spine Again…Even Though His Post Is A Celebration…Well For Him Anyway.

So yesterday as all of you know, the 118th Congress got underway in Washington…well sort of. But the Senate did get started and members were sworn in yesterday, including the embarrassment from Wisconsin and insurrectionist, Ron Johnson. So of course Rojo wanted to celebrate the event and posted this tweet…

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Kevin McCarthy Proposes Reading The US Constitution As The First Act In The New House.

Not a bad idea at all…but I hope he requires his entire caucus to attend in person…and maybe take turns reading it aloud. And maybe he can request a few annotated versions for Reps Boebert, Taylor Greene, and Gaetz from the Library of Congress. I wonder if a graphic novel…

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