Time To End Catch All Omnibus Bills? Sen. Mike Lee Is Seeing The Light.

I haven’t gone back to look for it, but I think I published an article a few years back suggesting that Congress and the various state legislatures pull back a bit and keep bills clean and lean. A spending bill should be a spending bill…a defense bill should be a…

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November 3rd Was A Repudiation Of Donald Trump, Not The Republican Agenda.

While many Republicans are still willing to live on Donald Trump’s coattails, they will say he won and they will sue 80,000,000 American voters to prove that it is so. But in fact the American voter repudiated Donald Trump out of hand. So while some on the left are gloating…

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So McConnell Sent The Senate Home To Spread The Virus Instead Of Passing A Stimulus?

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who has been complaining about the Democratic House not doing anything (despite several bills sent to the Senate) instead didn’t do anything and sent the Senate home to spread the GOP Senate virus across all 50 states rather than actually helping Americans. If the Democrats…

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Why Are We Still Experiencing Shortages Of PPE??

Depending on when you start measuring, January when the president knew we had a problem, or February when most the rest of us were forewarned, here we are months into the pandemic and the governor and front line health care providers are still saying that there aren’t enough masks or…

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Will A Vindictive Donald Trump Dismantle The Federal Government On The Way Out?

and Joe Biden walks into an empty West Wing? We are already aware that, over the past four years, the federal government has lost experienced scientists, diplomats, and law enforcement personnel at all levels as a result of the Trump regimes mismanagement or harassment of skilled people. We also know…

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Platform 2020: Wisconsin Should Move To A Part Time Legislature

It has been somewhere between 180 and 200 days since the Wisconsin Legislature has met and taken any kind of action…and we are knee deep in a pandemic and sinking. So it is abundantly clear that Wisconsin doesn’t need a full time legislature. And since the institution of the biennial…

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Sen. Scott Fitzgerald And The Dumbest Thing That I’ve Read This Week.

As I’ve written any number of times over the past few weeks, the Republican majority in the Wisconsin legislature has repeatedly complained about the various attempts by Governor Evers to protect Wisconsinites from COVID-19…they’ve actively gone to court to sue. And I have asked any number of times what their…

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Wisconsin Assembly GOP Sticking With Official Inaction

In reply to Patrick Marley, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Wisconsin Statehouse reporter, the official Twitter account of the Wisconsin Assembly GOP (and the Republican majority as they gloat in their profile), stick with the party line that the lawsuits against the governor aren’t about the masks but his official overreach….

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Vos And Fitzgerald Confirm That They Are Spineless i.e. Masks

Throughout the history of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Wisconsin, Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald and Assembly Leader Robin Vos have been very vocal in their opposition to the various attempts by Governor Tony Evers to get the pandemic under control. And ironically, yesterday as the president announced that he had…

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“Make the Senate Great Again” Another GOP Attack On We The People

Republican Senator Ben Sasse of Nebraska is calling for the repeal of the 17th Amendment to the Constitution that calls for the election of Senators by popular vote and return the selection to state legislatures. Sasse argues that returning control to state legislatures would be a way of increasing local…

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