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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So Who Is The Milwaukee Chief Of Police?

From Daniel Bice’s year end winners and losers article from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: And does anybody know who the police chief is right now? Certainly┬ánot the Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission, which we can all agree doesn’t have a clue. Too bad there’s not an experienced hand at City…

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Milwaukee Needs To Address Issues With Fire and Police Commission Before Madison Helps Out And Another Update.

A few days ago, I finally put down my thoughts about redoing Milwaukee’s very badly broken Fire and Police Commission. But the mayor and the common council really shouldn’t wait too long because it looks like the GOP in Madison have the FPC in their sights. And the last thing…

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It’s Time For Milwaukee To Re-imagine Their Fire and Police Commission

This was one of the posts that I meant to finish in that catch up Friday some weeks ago. But I never got to it, partly because I kinda burned out that day and partly because it seems impossible to completely get my head around. I started working on this…

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If The Kenosha Protestors Were An Armed Mob, Kyle Rittenhouse Wouldn’t Be Alive

Whenever we have a mass shooting or other gun violence, the reply we always get from the NRA crowd or the Second Amendment expansionists is…if more people were armed, some good guy with a gun would take out the miscreant. So if the Kenosha protests were actually populated by an…

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So Where Oh Where Is Kyle Rittenhouse’s Gun?

On Saturday I posted about a claim made by one of Kyle Rittenhouse’s attorneys about the gun used by Master Rittenhouse in the slayings of two Americans and the wounding of another in Kenosha WI last week. In short, here’s a quote from his attorney: “Kyle did not carry a…

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Answer To My Question? What Was A 17 Year Old Doing With That Rifle?

In my post about the two people murdered and a third seriously wounded in Kenosha but a 17 year old BOY with an AR-15…my question was what was a 17 year old from Illinois doing in Kenosha with the rifle. Well from comments and news articles on line, nothing that…

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I am fairly pissed off this evening…

but lets just leave it at this:

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The Other Side of Trump Derangement Syndrome Killed Two Americans

The right often throws around the epithet, Trump Derangement Syndrome, when they feel that anti-Trump activists are being unduly antagonistic to their hero. But when those same followers of President Trump take to believing everything that comes out of his mouth…they get carried away and run cars into demonstrations and…

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BLOC Statement on the shooting of Jacob Blake

From this afternoon’s email: this press release from Black Leaders Organizing for Communities: Once again, we as a Black people have to bear the trauma of witnessing yet another unarmed Black person be shot by a police officer. We stand with Jacob Blake and his family, which includes his own…

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