Eat your Heart Out, Milwaukee

Politico is reporting that India Walton, an unabashed socialist, is poised to become mayor of Buffalo after upsetting four term incumbent Mayor Byron Brown in last night’s Democratic primary. Politico notes that there hasn’t been a socialist mayor of a major American city since Milwaukee’s Frank Zeidler left office in…

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As Kenan Thompson Would Say ” What’s Up With That?”

So I recently returned to scrolling through an ostensibly progressive Facebook page that I had seriously neglected throughout much of the last year or so, the Wisconsin Urban and Rural Progressive Coalition, and I saw a post asking people to sign a petition from National Nurses United asking Rep. Gwen…

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Covid Ronnie

Mary Mallon (aka Typhoid Mary) was born in Ireland in 1869, presumably with typhoid because her mother was infected during her pregnancy. She immigrated to the United States at age 15 and began, wittingly or unwittingly, infecting people around her with typhoid. At the time the concept of “asymptomatic carrier”…

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Wisconsin In the Crosshairs

The graphic above is a screenshot from the website Covid Act Now, an independent non-profit established a year ago to provide timely, and as accurate data as is possible on Covid activity and other metrics in every state and county in the United States and its territories. The non-profit works…

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Influential Group of Bi-partisan Lawmakers Unveil ” Gofundme/Lemonade Health Insurance Act of 2021″.

In a rare show of near unanimous and almost unheard of cooperation in Washington DC, the leadership of both major political parties today held a press conference on Capitol Hill and unveiled what they are heralding as a ” fix” to America’s long standing health care cost problems. ” The…

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RoJo’s Wrongheaded Rant

Wisconsin’s wrongheaded ( some say dumb), Senator Ron Johnson recently published an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal titled ” Youtube Cancels the US Senate”. RoJo is furious that Youtube took down two videos from an early December 2020 Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs hearing ( RoJo chairs…

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President-Elect Biden Lays Out Comprehensive Pandemic Response Plan

It’s going to be really nice to have a president who’s willing to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic head on… President-elect Joe Biden introduced a $1.9 trillion spending package Thursday that aims to speed distribution of the coronavirus vaccines and provide economic relief caused by the pandemic. The package proposal includes…

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The Republicans Need To Make Up Their Minds

So Congress passes a relief bill and the President torpedoes it and the House Dems take him at his word and then, the House GOP kills the new current version of the relief bill. I think the President needs to call House GOP leadership and Senate Majority Leader McConnell and…

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Wisconsin: How Your Representatives Voted On The COVID Support Bill:

AND add Senator Ron Johnson as one of only six NAY votes in the Senate…

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Kamala Harris Supports Graham and Rubio Vaccinations

Although many on the left (including myself) question why naysayers, anti-maskers, and virus hoaxers electeds in the Republican Party got vaccines ahead of front line medical personnel…Vice-president-elect Kamala Harris wants a word. Amid growing anger as some Republicans who have spent the pandemic downplaying COVID-19 become some of the first…

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