Some Questions for Robin Vos’ Spokespeople

Good afternoon. I write with a Wisconsin-based press follow-up to the interview Speaker Vos gave to the One America News Network, aired on October 6. (I realize I am late to this, but I don’t watch OAN. Also, I searched and did not find any local news source with answers…

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Wisconsin Public Radio Should Get A Second Opinion

Yesterday afternoon WPR’s Central Time host Rob Ferrett interviewed Dr. Marty Makary from Johns Hopkins. I wrote about Makary last week in a post titled ” Anatomy of A Major Bungle “. In that post I noted how Makary had predicted last February that the U.S would reach herd immunity…

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WisGOP to the right of Mitch McConnell and Kay Ivey?

Mitch McConnell announced today he’s using his unspent campaign cash to purchase radio ads to be aired across Kentucky urging Kentuckians to get vaccinated. The news comes as Kentucky sees Covid-19 cases rising statewide. In Alabama republican Governor Kay Ivey didn’t mince words at a press conference last week telling…

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Anatomy Of A Major Bungle

While the Right does it’s best to keep Tony Fauci at the front of their various print and cable news cycles, from Rand Paul’s accusation that Fauci is responsible for the global Covid-19 pandemic, to rehashes of the times Fauci has corrected himself on mitigation issues such as masking, the…

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Bamboo Brandtjen Should Go To Michigan

Wisconsin’s lead election conspiracist, Janel ” Bamboo ” Brandtjen, recently traveled to Arizona to observe whatever the hell it is that’s going on out there in Maricopa County, and upon her return promptly announced she’d like to see an ” Arizona style audit ” of Wisconsin’s election results, which presumably…

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A Shitshow Sandwich With A Side Of Clusterfuck

If you have the time I highly recommend you read the entire 14 page letter the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors recently sent to Arizona State Senate President Karen Fann. Fann is a republican and the County Board is GOP dominated. To call the letter ” blistering ” is a…

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Company that benefited from Trump administration largesse has not delivered on promises

It looks like the corrupt, criminal administration of former President Donald Trump just keeps sticking it to America’s taxpayers… A year after a Connecticut company was awarded almost $1.3 billion in federal loans and contracts to supply an essential syringe for the Covid-19 vaccine rollout, no syringes have been made. The syringe…

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Gov. Tony Evers fixes the Republican Foxconn boondoggle

Leave it to Democrats like Gov. Tony Evers to fix the messes left behind by Republicans like former Gov. Scott Walker… A new agreement between Foxconn Technology Group and the state announced Tuesday dramatically scales back the number of jobs the company promises to create — to only 1,454 — and reduces the…

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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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Conservative Wisconsin Supreme Court strikes down Gov. Evers’ public health orders

Earlier today the conservative majority on the Wisconsin Supreme Court issued a ruling striking down Gov. Tony Evers’ emergency health order mandating masks be worn statewide and blocking Gov. Evers from issuing any new public health emergency orders without the approval of the Republican-led do-nothing state Legislature In a 4-3…

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