Local Indicator Of The Need For Campaign Finance Reform

Full Disclaimer: I have endorsed Common Council President and Acting Mayor Cavalier Johnson for Mayor of Milwaukee and will continue my support through this election cycle. A few days ago, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Daniel Bice wrote about a ‘shadowy’ third party organization that has purchased television advertising in support…

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So, Was I Curious About Those 100,000 Voters Registered in 1900 Asked A Frequent Commenter?

Well, no, no I wasn’t. I expected a perfectly sane and common sense reason and just went on with life as expected. But apparently not everyone wanted to take no for an answer. LOL! So PolitiFact took it on and: The false claim that 100,000 Wisconsin voters registered more than…

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Mitch McConnell on Voting Rights…well just a provocative snippet!

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Robin Vos Doing His Best Lucy Impersonation!

If you watch the news Boss Vos apparently is having some issues keeping the troops in line but here’s the bottom line on his current election philosophy: So is Charlie Brown = Gableman?

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The One Thing The Wisconsin Legislature Taught Us in 2020:

Wisconsin doesn’t need a full time legislature! Despite being in the worst pandemic in a century and the resulting economic fall out, in 2020, the Wisconsin State Legislature didn’t meet for months on end and took insignificant actions to solve the problems the state and the nation faced…other than suing…

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We Do Redistricting All Wrong!

And no, this post isn’t a rant against gerrymandering or other bias in district distribution. This is more an observation on how ass backwards the system seems to be. This all comes from a newspaper article in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel stating that the City of Milwaukee had to wait…

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I Am Endorsing Mandela Barnes In The Democratic Primary for US Senate!

There are a number of Democrats that I can get behind in 2022 for US Senate. But now that he’s officially in, I am officially committed to Wisconsin Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes to replace Sen. Ron Johnson (R) in the Senate in 2022.

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Smoke And Mirrors

We’ve all heard the phrase “where’s there’s smoke there’s fire”. It’s often true, though it’s equally true that oftentimes where’s there’s smoke there are mirrors. What does ” smoke and mirrors ” mean? The Cambridge dictionary defines the phrase as follows: ” Something that is described as smoke and mirrors is intended to make you believe that something is being…

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” The Semi-Literate Wisconsin Conservative Digest”

Ouch! That’s gonna leave a mark! Those are the words of Right Wisconsin editor James Wigderson, lamenting the bumbling WCD’s sponsoring of what Wigderson calls ” an election conspiracy event”. Here’s the basic promo from the WCD: I’m a former over the road truck driver so to me a “big…

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Pennsylvanian Voting As Dead Mother Was Only Practicing Civil Disobedience?

Oh this one is really rich…and certainly a bizarre twist on reality. And yes, civil disobedience is a valued and long time method of protest. But usually the point of civil disobedience is as a protest against an unfair law or unfair situation…and you make your actions in public in…

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