Roe v. Wade: Where The Hell Is Nancy Pelosi?

No, she’s not completely missing in action since yesterday’s SCOTUS negation of Roe v. Wade. She has pushed out plenty of statements, tweets, and other social media posts. BUT: We have had Justice Alito’s leaked draft overturning Roe for like seven or eight weeks already. The President called for it….

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SCOTUS Overturns Roe v Wade: Sounds Like We Need To Redo The US Census And Re-redistrict.

I mean, we now have millions of new US Citizens in petri dishes in fertility labs across the nation who have been people since fertilization.

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How Was 5/6/22 Different Than 1/6/21?

Before we get to the little quibbles about May 6, 2022 not being a significant date, I simply picked it for symmetry. Nothing particularly significant happened that day but that is actually part of the point. But early in May, a draft of a US Supreme Court decision around Roe…

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An 18-year-old gunman opened fire…

pffft… geez… heck… crap… oh shit…I forgot which mass murder incident I was going to write about.

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And What Are They Saying About Ukraine In Finland?

from social media. leaving off name attributes to protect the innocent

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Putin’s Actions May Bring Him Exactly What He Doesn’t Want

One of the points that Russian President Vladimir Putin was supposedly concerned about was the spread of NATO to nations that border Russia. Besides his desire to re-acquire the Soviet empire, he says that he feels that NATO is a threat to Russian independence. You may parse those sentiments anyway…

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And Robin Vos Could Have Had A Retired Judge Who Knows How Elections Work!

Remember the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board? Most of you probably do and we’ve written about it a number of times over the years. But the GAB was a non-partisan board of nine retired judges who were tasked with the oversight of government ethics, elections, and campaign finance in Wisconsin. So…

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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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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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