Gracie, Say Goodnight!

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NYE Thursday Music: George Harrison: All Things Must Pass

Here’s a toast to all of you…

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One Thing The Trump Rally Disproved

That visiting downtown Milwaukee at night is unsafe! Despite the fear mongering and rumors of the past, thousands of suburban white people attended a large event in central downtown Milwaukee…without a care in the world. How did that happen?

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USDA Removes Wakanda As Free Trade Partner!

A little comic relief today. But the USDA website apparently included Wakanda as a free trade partner. You know, Wakanda, the fictional home of Marvel Comics super hero Black Panther! Wakanda’s free trade agreement with the United States wasn’t forever. Until Wednesday afternoon, the fictional country from the popular 2018…

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Why Isn’t This Income Inequity An Issue?

A baseball player…let me repeat that…a baseball player…and I love baseball…is going to be paid $300 million over 10 years: On Tuesday, we found out: a 10-year, $300 million contract for Manny Machado to play for the San Diego Padres, a small-market, low-spending team that lost 96 games last season…

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What IS Your Privacy Worth? And Who Is Big Brother?

When I was a child…or should I say…back in the day (or is that totally passe’ now the boomers use it too?)…Big Brother was a gray cloud on the horizon and understood to be a warning about future government intrusion. But that day is here NOW and boy were we…

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Yes Donald, There Is A Difference Between News Coverage and a Comedy Show!

Every fifth grader knows that! I acquired this screen capture from a third party. I couldn’t find an active version on President Trump’s Twitter account. This would be sad if it weren’t quite so scary. But confirmation of the Tweet is included in the link above.

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Economic and Income Inequity rears its ugly head in Wisconsin!

I am sorry Green Bay Packer fans…but there is no one…not one man, woman, or child who is worth $33 million a year for doing a job…any job…unless every man, woman and child is worth that. This is the epitome of income inequity. If you aren’t comfortable with what the…

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All Hail The Perennials!

I may have whined about this before…but I like the clever title that I am stealing from AARP! Several times since the 2016 election, I have a participant in, the target of, or a observer of online conversations about how millennials feel that boomers are holding them back. We boomers…

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Department of Defense Needs $30 Billion More For? PARADES!

The biggest story out of Washington today was the Senate budget agreement adding billions to the deficit with increased for both defense and non-defense domestic items. The president has been lobbying for additional military spending consistently since taking office. But the bill may have issues in the House and Oval…

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