And This Is Perfectly OK With GOP Leadership?? Death Threats?

“And by the way, we should try Anthony Fauci and put him in front of a firing squad,” said Bennett (Oklahoma GOP Chair John Bennett, who is running for Congress), not really expanding on what crime he believes Fauci has committed. Republicans Cheer As Congressional Candidate Demands Fauci’s Execution By…

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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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From WUWM NPR: domestic abuse & mass violence

This link leads to the story they aired about the relationship between domestic abuse and mass violence. It is part of their Lake Effect program and was aired in the wake of the Waukesha Christmas parade carnage. The program runs 51 minutes but features three different stories. The domestic abuse…

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Will Waukesha Parade Carnage Convince the Wisconsin Criminal Authorities to Take Domestic Violence More Seriously?

Milwaukee resident Darrell Brooks Jr. has been charged with five homicides and other crimes and injuries as a result of his alleged actions driving a vehicle into the participants of a holiday parade in Waukesha on November 21, 2021. Mr. Brooks was out on bail for firing a gun during…

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Then it was Friday in Kenosha, and this happened:

Will Rittenhouse acquittal lead to more armed confrontations at protests? an edited version of this article appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel print edition on November 22, 2021. (former Wisconsin Supreme Court justice Janine) Geske said that in light of the verdict, lawmakers should reassess gun laws and permitting for…

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So, isn’t Gaige Grosskreutz the quintessential NRA good guy with a gun?

except he didn’t pull the trigger. But what if he had? Would he have been cleared by the DA for shooting in self defense? If not, would the NRA be all over Kenosha defending him? Or is he just another indication that the ‘good guy with a gun’ is an…

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Why Does Law Enforcement Oppose Legalizing Weed? Hmmmmm….

Wisconsin Senate Majority Leader Devin LeMahieu (R-Oostburg) stated Friday that he opposes legalizing recreational marijuana, telling WKOW in Madison that he’s deferring to law enforcement from around the state. “Recreationally, no, I’m not [in favor of legalization].” LeMahieu said. “I’ve heard from local law enforcement, law enforcement around the state…

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So Who Is The Milwaukee Chief Of Police?

From Daniel Bice’s year end winners and losers article from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: And does anybody know who the police chief is right now? Certainly not the Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission, which we can all agree doesn’t have a clue. Too bad there’s not an experienced hand at City…

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Milwaukee Needs To Address Issues With Fire and Police Commission Before Madison Helps Out And Another Update.

A few days ago, I finally put down my thoughts about redoing Milwaukee’s very badly broken Fire and Police Commission. But the mayor and the common council really shouldn’t wait too long because it looks like the GOP in Madison have the FPC in their sights. And the last thing…

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It’s Time For Milwaukee To Re-imagine Their Fire and Police Commission

This was one of the posts that I meant to finish in that catch up Friday some weeks ago. But I never got to it, partly because I kinda burned out that day and partly because it seems impossible to completely get my head around. I started working on this…

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