So Is The New WI State Crime Lab A Candidate For MKE’s Century City?

The State of Wisconsin put out a request for a new state crime lab for the Milwaukee area and although they got pretty specific on their geographical preference, would this be a candidate for Milwaukee’s Century City development? The state says either a refurbished existing building or new construction would…

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Why Is The City Of Milwaukee Putting A Million Bucks Into This Development?

As local newspapers shrink and eventually die under the onslaught of the internet and internet advertising venues, their often grand and centrally located headquarter offices outlive their usefulness. This is exactly what has happened with the offices of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and they are moving from the beautiful art…

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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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Fed Is Wasting Their Time.

The Federal Reserve cut their rate by 50 basis points today…the goal is to boost confidence in the US economy. Well it isn’t going to have much effect on the stock market and it’s a waste of time if they want to spur economic activity. Usually the Fed lowers rates…

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County Supervisor Wants To Grow Hemp In The Domes?

Oh please.. This is wrong on so many levels I can’t believe it made it to print. County Supervisor Sylvia Ortiz-Velez, who requested a study about the feasibility of growing hemp at the Domes, encouraged using one of the Domes to grow hemp “clones” in order to help save the…

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WMC Proposes New Socialist Programs

The WMC (aka Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Foundation) is a conservative and very successful business lobbying group who have found ready accomplices in former Governor Scott Walker, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, and Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald over the past several years. Despite supporting the various business tax cuts provided…

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Trump and Gou: Foxconn WILL Build Factory in Racine County

In our very own never ending story, JSOnline is now reporting: Foxconn Technology Group now says it will indeed build a liquid crystal display manufacturing plant in Wisconsin, following talks between President Donald Trump and company CEO Terry Gou. The Taiwan-based electronics manufacturer said it will move forward with construction…

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Scott Walker Fails At Job Creation a Second Time!

First there was the campaign promise to create 250,000 jobs in Wisconsin during his first term…didn’t happen during his eight years in office. Then he gave away the farm to Foxconn for 13,000 new jobs. Looking at the news the last few days…ain’t a gonna happen.

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Trans-Pacific Partnership Rolled Out!

The other signatories of the TPP rolled it out this month. And guess what? Australia and the Latin American beef producing signatory states will pay a 9% tariff on beef when exporting to signatory nation, Japan. The Japanese tariff on American beef? Something like 38%. Good luck American farmers.

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So Where Is The Organization of American States?

Way back in 1948, the United States and a number of Latin American countries formed the Organization of American States. It acted as a defense pact for the Western Hemisphere and a Cold War deterrent…sort of. But some of its other functions were to provide aid for economic support and…

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