Third Party Ads By Anonymous Spokesperson

Incumbent Senator Ron Johnson has complained about the money being spent to support his Democratic opponent, Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes…but I don’t think he’s ever complained abut the tons of third party money spent on his behalf…nor the anonymous faces and companies supposedly among his supporters. At least once a…

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President Biden To Visit Flood Ravaged Kentucky, Will He Invite the KY Senators?

On Monday, President Joe Biden will visit the flood ravaged areas of Kentucky. This is as it should be. But will he bring Kentucky Senators Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul along for the ride? That is as it should be too. Disaster relief should be an open and transparent bi-partisan…

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The United States Should Provide Humanitarian Relief For Afghan Earthquake Region

Over the past twenty or more years, I have often wondered what would happen if the US offered humanitarian relief to adversarial nations after natural disasters like earthquakes or floods or hurricanes. I imagine many of them like Iran or North Korea would turn them down. But as a democracy…

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Still Have Questions About The 2020 Election? Here’s What YOU Should Do Next:

So after thousands of recounts, dozens of audits, and a myriad of court cases affirming the results of the 2020 election, you still want to believe the ‘big lie’. But don’t look to Mike Gableman’s ‘investigation’. After spending $600,000, $700,000 or $800,000 of your tax dollars (depends on whose calculator…

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We Do Redistricting All Wrong!

And no, this post isn’t a rant against gerrymandering or other bias in district distribution. This is more an observation on how ass backwards the system seems to be. This all comes from a newspaper article in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel stating that the City of Milwaukee had to wait…

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To Senator John Kennedy: I don’t mean any disrespect. I don’t know whether to call you Senator or asshole.

Just paraphrasing the senator’s comment to former Biden appointee to the position of the comptroller of the currency, Dr. Saule Omarova. otoh: if I was wholly filled with disrespect I would have suggested Grand Wizard.

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Cultural Loneliness

The following is a guest blog by Paul Gilk, a resident of Lincoln County in northern Wisconsin. “The successful middle class and those who aspired to emulate them were satisfied. Not so the laboring poor—in the nature of things the majority—whose traditional world and way of life the Industrial Revolution…

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I Am Endorsing Mandela Barnes In The Democratic Primary for US Senate!

There are a number of Democrats that I can get behind in 2022 for US Senate. But now that he’s officially in, I am officially committed to Wisconsin Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes to replace Sen. Ron Johnson (R) in the Senate in 2022.

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Americans Need To Sue The Senate And Have The Filibuster Declared Unconstitutional!

Yes, I realize that on the face of it the basic filibuster isn’t unconstitutional…but I am using it in its generic sense just as the media and politicians do. It should be changed a bit…if the pompous buffoons like Sen. Lindsay Graham or Sen. Ted Cruz want to bloviate on…

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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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