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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COVID-19: Why Did Japan Fare Better Than The U.S.?

Because they have a cultural awareness around the value of masks in pandemics and environmental pollution. So while they did a lot of other things ‘wrong’, they wore their masks and did far better than the U.S. Is the Secret to Japan’s Virus Success Right in Front of Its Face?…

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Colin Powell Supports Biden Over Trump

This shouldn’t be a big surprise since General Powell didn’t support or vote for Donald Trump in 2016. But it is significant that he is speaking out now in support of the other military advisors around the president who have found fault and are pushing back on the presidents proposal…

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From President Barack Obama:

How to Make this Moment the Turning Point for Real Change. [reprinted here in its entirety] As millions of people across the country take to the streets and raise their voices in response to the killing of George Floyd and the ongoing problem of unequal justice, many people have reached…

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Distance Learning: Why Aren’t We Using Television?

W-a-a-a-a-a-y back in the day, I attended a Catholic parochial elementary school. We had seven teachers for eight classes…the choir director came in to teach music…but we had no art teacher…we had no library. But at that time Milwaukee channel 10, WMVS, (owned and operated by the Milwaukee Vocational School…

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Too Soon Governor Evers!

Yesterday. Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers signed an order relaxing some of the safer at home restrictions that will allow some non-essential businesses to open tomorrow, with rules about limited contact and curbside service only. Customers are not allowed to enter the premises. It was also announced that 34 state parks…

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COVID-19 In The US? Ssssh…it’s a secret:

From Reuters: The White House has ordered federal health officials to treat top-level coronavirus meetings as classified, an unusual step that has restricted information and hampered the U.S. government’s response to the contagion, according to four Trump administration officials. The officials said that dozens of classified discussions about such topics…

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