Milwaukee Needs To Address Issues With Fire and Police Commission Before Madison Helps Out And Another Update.

A few days ago, I finally put down my thoughts about redoing Milwaukee’s very badly broken Fire and Police Commission. But the mayor and the common council really shouldn’t wait too long because it looks like the GOP in Madison have the FPC in their sights. And the last thing…

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The Insanity Around Hospital Health Care Charges

I am not going to dig too deep into this topic today, but after my recent experience it becomes more and more apparent that we need a universal single payer system and that pricing for health care services is completely out of control. Early in October, I had my second…

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COVID COVID COVID…we’ll stop hearing about it on November 4th. Except for THIS:

Or so exclaimed our president in the run up to the election as ‘we were turning the corner’ on the pandemic hoax…it will just go away on November 4th and we won’t hear about it again. Well except Wisconsin broke three records today to maintain its top five rating as…

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If You Want To Honor John Lewis: VOTE!

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How Long To Read The 200,000 Names Of The Dead

One of the most sobering portions of the 9/11 commemoration at the site of the World Trade Center is the reading of the names of the victims who died there…nearly 3,000 people. We must never forget. I have heard that it takes somewhere between two and a half and three…

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Public Service Announcement: Sale On Cordless Leaf Blower

Being forewarned is being forearmed…get yours before the federal government bans them…or declares them terrorist weapons. It’s not too late: Avid Power Cordless Leaf Blower, 20V MAX Lithium Cordless Sweeper with 130 MPH Output, 2.0 Ah Battery & Charger Included, ACVB220

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Chinese Sanctions And All!

I think the Chinese missed a golden opportunity here but they may intentionally be holding the joker up their sleeve. Several weeks ago the Trump Regime sanctioned a number of Chinese officials who were involved with the oppression of the Uighurs, an Islamic tribal minority in China. The Chinese may…

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Wait? What? Sen. Ron Johnson Is Doing What?

In the wake of the George Floyd protests, Senator Ron Johnson (R – WI) is co-sponsoring a bill with Senator James Lankford (R – OK) to drop Columbus Day as a national holiday and replace it with Juneteenth Day. Of all of the elected officials in Wisconsin, you’ll probably admit…

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Don’t Forget To Support Your Local NonProfits!

There have been any number of initiatives to support local businesses and arts organizations. We have been asked to support business by buying their gift cards or ordering food and goods for curbside pickup. Arts groups have been mentioned for special support right now too. But lets not overlook the…

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MKE Equality: A Good Place To Start: Food

This little snippet appeared in the Business section of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel recently. It outlines efforts to close a local dollar store for being a neighborhood nuisance. The Common Council wants to deny them their food and vendor licenses that need to be renewed by July 1st or they…

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