Tommy Thompson Just Trashed All The Good Will He Earned As Interim UW President.

And for me, as a UWM student, I really appreciated the work that former WI Governor Tommy Thompson did to protect the student body during the COVID pandemic and protect the University in general from the reckless nut cases in control of the Wisconsin Legislature. But this news report blows…

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A Map of the North Shore Districts adjacent to Milwaukee

Instead of breaking up MPS, let’s merge!

Dear Senator Alberta Darling, It’s good to hear from you. I was getting worried; it’s been a couple of election cycles since you’ve popped up with any anti-Milwaukee nonsense (I don’t think I have written you since 2016!), but here you are, just in time to distract the GOP base…

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Interim UW President Tommy Thompson Resigns…Thank You For Your Efforts for UW!

Other than the Wisconsin State Legislature, the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents is one of the more inept organizations in the state. They have been unable to hire a new University System President for essentially years now. One of the best things they did was to hire former Wisconsin…

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Blogging Blue Christmas Gift Advice For That Special Child In Your Life:

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Cultural Loneliness

The following is a guest blog by Paul Gilk, a resident of Lincoln County in northern Wisconsin. “The successful middle class and those who aspired to emulate them were satisfied. Not so the laboring poor—in the nature of things the majority—whose traditional world and way of life the Industrial Revolution…

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A Message from UW System President Tommy Thompson (released before Sen Nass got stupid ideas in his head)

This video was sent out to students of UW Milwaukee on Wednesday July 28, 2021. It runs all of 34 seconds and talks about the scholarship incentives for students when their campus reaches a 70% vaccination rate. Not part of the video, but as published in other media, UW System…

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COVID-19: Lessons Learned: The US Economy Is Built From The Bottom Up And Is Pretty Local

During the Great Recession, the Bush Administration, Obama Administration, and the Federal Reserve Bank focused on saving the economy by saving the big banks and investors and the auto industry. Those were the big players who were on the brink of bankruptcy and failure and would in fact cause great…

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Former Contributor Folkbum Applies For New Job!

Former contributor and long time friend of Blogging Blue, Folkbum (aka Jay Bullock), is applying for a new gig: Hey, Jay! If you need a letter of recommendation let me know!

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Before The Biden Town Hall, I Didn’t Know

that there was a Biden School of Public Policy & Administration at the University of Delaware or a Beau Biden Foundation for the Protection of Children. I think I pay attention but I totally missed these…sigh.

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Gov. Evers To Limit Capacity In Businesses…trigger State GOP in 5..4..3..2..1:

In the absence of a unified state plan while facing a surge in COVID-19 cases around nearly the entire state, Governor Tony Evers again took action to limit the capacity in state businesses: Gov. Tony Evers took action Tuesday to limit indoor gatherings including in bars and restaurants as coronavirus…

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