Yes, We’ve Been Tracking the Issues at USPS

And let’s start with John Oliver! and you have my permission to perform unprotected philately at will!

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Melania Trump Wants To Have Dinner With Me!

I wonder what the proper attire is when meeting the first lady and not the president? From last weeks email: Friend, I LOVE being your First Lady. Donald and I have been overwhelmed by all of the incredible people we’ve met all across the country these past few years. While…

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Merry Christmas!

yes, I can say that! LOL! https://www.facebook.com/70saroundsounds/videos/600431334039362

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USDA Removes Wakanda As Free Trade Partner!

A little comic relief today. But the USDA website apparently included Wakanda as a free trade partner. You know, Wakanda, the fictional home of Marvel Comics super hero Black Panther! Wakanda’s free trade agreement with the United States wasn’t forever. Until Wednesday afternoon, the fictional country from the popular 2018…

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USA Today/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Doesn’t Get the Focus of the Impeachment Inquiry Either.

In a number of articles that have appeared in the print edition over the past few days, and this one online about Senator Ron Johnson’s comments, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and by extension their parent USA Today are misleading the public on what the impeachment inquiry is really about. Their…

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Squandering Another Milwaukee Cultural Icon

Delaying maintenance on Milwaukee County infrastructure has been a key strategy out of the County Executive office under both Scott Walker and Chris Abele. And we’ve seen the continued round and round (no pun intended) about the lack of support for the crumbling Mitchel Park Conservatory…aka The Domes. They may…

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Do We Have A New Location For The Milwaukee Public Museum?

Developer Rick Barrett has been trying to build a high rise apartment complex across Michigan Street from the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum and across Lincoln Memorial Drive from the Milwaukee Art Museum and Discovery World for quite some time. BUT: Couture high-rise planned for downtown Milwaukee lakefront runs into more…

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Is MLB Creating A Conflict Of Interest?

Hey, a chance to talk politics, business, and baseball! Major League Baseball along with private equity firm, Seidler Equity Partners, are buying Rawlings Sporting Goods. Now I realize that Rawlings has been making the official balls for the MLB for ages…but doesn’t this automatically preclude any other manufacturer from bidding…

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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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Why Isn’t This Income Inequity An Issue?

A baseball player…let me repeat that…a baseball player…and I love baseball…is going to be paid $300 million over 10 years: On Tuesday, we found out: a 10-year, $300 million contract for Manny Machado to play for the San Diego Padres, a small-market, low-spending team that lost 96 games last season…

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