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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Report: Dept. of Justice investigating Rep. Matt Gaetz for possible sexual relationship with a 17-year-old

Well this is awkward… The Justice Department is investigating whether Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl and violated federal laws against sex trafficking in the process, The New York Times reported Tuesday. The inquiry is part of a larger probe into Joel Greenberg, a…

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Milwaukee-area COVID-19 vaccine appointments available through Walgreens

If you live in the Milwaukee area and you have not yet received your COVID-19 vaccination, there are COVID-19 vaccination appointments available as soon as tomorrow through Walgreens. If you haven’t yet gotten your vaccine, please consider doing your part to help put an end to the COVID-19 pandemic. Sign…

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Donald Trump asserts Capitol insurrectionists were “hugging and kissing the police”

Disgraced former President Donald Trump is absolutely insane… During a phone interview with The Ingraham Angle Thursday night, former President Donald Trump defended the insurrectionists who stormed the Capitol on January 6 in an attempt to stop certification of the presidential election. Despite Capitol police officer Brian Sicknick dying as a result of the attack, and hundreds more…

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Sydney Powell Removed From ” Kook of the Year” Consideration.

In a stunning and magnificent display of exquisite self-parody former Trump aligned attorney Sydney “The Kraken” Powell, through her lawyers, has responded to Dominion Voting Systems 1.3 billion defamation lawsuit against her by stating that no reasonable person would believe her wild and thoroughly unsubstantiated claims of massive election fraud…

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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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Morgan Stanley Report Lends Support For A $15 Minimum Wage

A new research report from Wall Street titan Morgan Stanley suggests that a phased in $15 minimum wage would have minimal negative or positive effects on employment but would lift millions of Americans out of poverty. Republicans, and even some democrats, have suggested that the job losses associated with a…

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California man gets 212 years in prison for murdering his autistic children

This seems appropriate… A California man was sentenced to more than two centuries in prison on Thursday for his plot to drive his partner and two autistic sons off a wharf at the Port of Los Angeles, killing his children, in order to collect life insurance money. Ali F. Elmezayen, 45…

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Dan O’Donnell does his Mayor of Amity Island Impression

Remember that scene in Jaws where the Mayor of Amity Island opens the beaches while there remains a very large, very carnivorous, and very deadly shark roaming the waters? Cue Dan O’Donnell, apparently the staff epidemiologist over at the MacIver Institute who last week wondered aloud why the Evers and…

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