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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Looking For Love In All The Wrong Places

It was a little over a year ago that the Democratic Party started in with what appears now to have been a coordinated, public handwringing over the prospect of Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) at the top of the 2020 ticket. In a Politico piece from January 2020 Rep. Cedric Richmond…

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Trump Paints Self Into Corner, Shoots Self In Foot, Sticks Foot in Mouth

Donald Trump emerged Wednesday from his dimly lit bunker full of paranoia hued fever dreams to pick up right where he left off: the election was stolen, fixed, rigged, etc, etc, ad nauseam etc. Appearing on three separate conservative bombast outlets, Trump regurgitated the rhetorical vomit that has stained and…

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“And I’ll Be There With You”

That’s what Donald Trump told rally-goers at the so-called “Save America Rally ” in Washington DC on January 6th as he exhorted them to walk down to the Capitol to support the GOP senators planning to object to the results of a free and fair presidential election. “And I’ll be…

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An Open Letter to Aaron Rodgers: Run for United States Senate

Dear Mr. Rodgers ( I couldn’t resist), I’m sure you watched the Superbowl and saw Tom Brady win his 7th championship ring. I can assure you that I don’t like it anymore than you do, though I will allow that your particular proximity regarding the matter is certainly more intimate…

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