Milwaukee County Circuit Court judge charged with possession of child pornography

Wow……just wow. Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge Brett Blomme was arrested Tuesday on tentative charges of possession of child pornography, the state Department of Justice announced. Blomme, 38, was taken into custody by special agents with the state Division of Criminal Investigation “following an investigation into multiple uploads of child pornography through a…

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Milwaukee County Recount And Milwaukee Ward 315 Uncounted Ballots!

During the Milwaukee County recount, the City of Milwaukee discovered 386 uncounted absentee ballots from Ward 315. The ballots have been processed as part of the recount and obviously will have little effect if any on the outcome. The final numbers for Ward 315 will be interesting to see since…

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Despite All Of The Real Nonsense Around The “Wisconsin Recount”, This Is What They Got Upset About?

Everyday poll workers, poll watchers, and others supervising the Milwaukee County recount at the Wisconsin Center are given wrist bands when they pass through their health and security screening. And everyday they get a different wrist band…and to any of us who have attended any type of event with wrist…

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With Nomination Papers Back In The News: What’s Up With Illegal Acts In The MKE County Exec Race?

Way back in February we had a big brouhaha around the nomination papers for two of the candidates for Milwaukee County Executive. There were some irregularities about contractors hired to solicit papers and a group of solicitors ended up working for three different candidates. That is not allowed…so the first…

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MKE County Executive Is Late To The Party (again?)

After the City of Milwaukee took a week to enact their citywide face mask mandate, someone woke up Milwaukee Executive David Crowley. So, today, he is in favor of a countywide policy but…whoops…the county doesn’t have the authority. But if Exec. Crowley thought this was a good idea before, why…

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Whither Theo Lipscomb

Unsurprisingly, former Milwaukee County Supervisor and former Milwaukee County Board Chairman Theo Lipscomb has landed on his feet after losing his race for Milwaukee County Executive. I am a little surprised on where he’s landed. I expected something more directly related to politcs, but this does seem like a perfect…

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Celebrating Juneteenth Day!

Now that President Donald Trump has made Juneteenth Day famous… This would have been the 49th Anniversary of Juneteenth Day Street Festival in Milwaukee, had it not been for the COVID-19 pandemic. But there are numerous activities and events around the city to commemorate. And for the first time, both…

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County Supervisor John Weishan Announces Run for Register of Deeds

Well, I will admit that this one took me by surprise…but on the other hand I guess I should be surprised that he’s stuck with the supervisor gig so long without apparent interest in advancing his political career. He said he is running for the office because after 20 years…

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First Day of Free COVID Testing In Milwaukee

This is the first day of free testing and this is looking south along South Chase Avenue. The testing is being provided in the parking lot of UMOS, 2701 S. Chase. Wisconsin National Guard Troops are administering the tests and they have the capacity to do 500 tests per day….

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Why All Of These County Elections?

Looking at the nomination papers that I have gotten in the mail, I wonder why we have more county offices on the ballot? I mean, we just voted for a bunch (including county executive and county supervisors) at the April 7th election. What is the rationale for having more of…

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