Ron Johnson Wants To Destroy Your Social Security

First off: Social Security and Medicare receipts and expenses are not part of the federal budget. They do not contribute to the federal deficit. They are collected from employers and employees as part of the payroll process and deposited in separate accounts that are not part of the federal general…

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And Today It Started: Student Loan Refund Scammers

I just got a call on my cell phone from a ‘private caller’. So I ignored it…those have never been worthwhile. And I figured if it was anything, they’d leave a voice mail. Well, voila, they did. They’d like to help me claim my refund on my student loan. Really?…

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So Now We Have The CHIPS bill…Can We Manufacture The Dang Things In That Money Pit In Mount Pleasant.

So the feds have passed a bill to encourage and subsidize the manufacture of computer chips in the United States. And the president has signed it. Besides increasing manufacturing opportunities in this country, the secondary goal is to solve some of the supply chain issues that are vexing any number…

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Wake Up Midwest, The Southwest Is Plotting To Steal Your Water

It has been no secret for decades that the Soutwest United States was destined to have a serious water crisis. Continued unrestrained population growth, movement to water intensive financially lucrative yet unsustainable farming, and continued mismanagement of water resources made a water shortage inevitable. And then add on the ravages…

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Credit Bureaus Removing Medical Debt From Ratings…BUT Why Should They Have To?

Recently all of the major credit bureaus said that they were changing the way that they treat medical debt, both long term and short term, so that it will no longer be a drag on an individual credit rating. They realize that not being able to pay for expensive private…

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Lindsey Graham Triple Dipping On Federal Retirement Benefits!

After inflation and gas prices (no suggestions or solutions, by the way, just moving lips), the current major talking point coming out of GOP seats in Washington is changes to Social Security. And on C-Span Senator Lindsey Graham was talking about the impending short fall in Social Security funding now…

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Gableman Submits Fraudulent Invoices But The State Pays Them.

Well it continues to sadden me as we watch Michael Gableman continue his decline from a questionable Wisconsin Supreme Court justice to an out and out grifter at taxpayer expense. And despite Assembly Speaker Robin Vos’ assurances that Gableman’s inquiry into the 2020 election is under supervision…everything seems to point…

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Bob Donovan Bought A Dog Whistle

Former Milwaukee Alderman and recent Greenfield resident Bob Donovan is running against Milwaukee Common Council President Cavalier Johnson for Mayor of Milwaukee. In several recent statements it is apparent that the conservative Donovan has decided to purchase a dog whistle straight out of the Trump/Gablman toy box. Hopefully most of…

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Here’s An Odd Bit Of Advertising That Popped Up In An eMail From The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel!

LOL! When was the last time that Pence and Ryan shared the podium in the House of Representatives? Thinking the Money Gurus aren’t somewhere I want to put my money or get financial advice from!

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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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