Why Is Robin Vos So Afraid Of Legislative Redistricting In Wisconsin?

I only ask this question, because just last fall Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R – 63) said that he lead a Republican majority in the state legislature, not because of gerrymandering, but because of the high quality of candidates that the party has presented across the state. Now if…

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Definitions From A Mike Johnson Defense Budget

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Apparently Mike Johnson Isn’t The Answer As GOP Reps Call It A Week and Head Home For The Weekend

Imagine that! After all of the noise and smoke around finally selecting Rep. Mike Johnson (R -LA) as Speaker of the House…and all of the praise he received…and promises that he could bring the caucus together and get things done…”House Republicans abruptly scrapped their legislative work on Thursday and left…

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Somehow, Speaker Mike Johnson Has NO Bank Accounts! He’s just a man of modest means…

Now that he’s been elected Speaker of the House, Louisiana Republican Representative Mike Johnson has come under new and deeper scrutiny. And it has been reported that he hasn’t listed any bank accounts on his federal financial disclosures. And this past weekend, when asked about it, Speaker Johnson said it…

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Easy Solution To House Speaker Issue: Dems Support Rep. Tom Emmer:

Despite being the biggest vote getter in today’s Republican House Speaker lottery and earning the role of speaker designee, Representative Tom Emmer has withdrawn from the race to replace former speaker Mike McCarthy. So here’s what we need to see happen. Democratic House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries needs to walk…

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I believe it is peace in our time!

The above quote is from British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain on September 30, 1938 after co-signing the Munich Agreement allowing Nazi annexation of the Czechoslovakian area known as the Sudetenland. We know how well that went. But in case you have forgotten: And just to keep it real, this past…

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The Fetterman Dress Code Vs. Jim Jordan

Senator John Fetterman (D – PA) has stirred up a hornet’s next in the US Senate for his unconventional dress…so much so that the Senate dress code was repealed and later reinstated all while the US Government is about to shut down due to a lack of a budget. Just…

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Irony: A State With A Bong Recreation Park Hasn’t Legalized Recreational Use Of Marijuana.

Yes, I realize that the Bong Recreation Park is named after Wisconsin resident Richard Bong, who was a fighter pilot ace and hero in World War II. And no I am not belittling him in any way…but sometimes the humor suggests itself. But over the past year or so there…

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Some Thoughts On The GOP Reticence to Defend Ukraine.

I have already taken a position on this on Blogging Blue: 1938 Sudetenland : 1939 Poland :: 2022 Ukraine : 2023 Poland. But given some of the comments at the GOP debate this past week, I guess I need to do it again. A friend of mine recently visited the…

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Milwaukee Buck Brook Lopez To Make $24 Million Per Year, But Robin Vos Thinks He Needs A Tax Cut.

With a Democrat in the governor’s seat and Republicans in charge of both the state assembly and senate, and given the current national political environment, it is inevitable that there would be a fight around taxes in the biennial budget discussion. Coming off the current fiscal period that saw a…

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