Walmart Apparently Thinks These May Come In Handy

before anyone gets offended, this is a bit of angry sarcasm given the recent SCOTUS decisions. otoh: Walmart isn’t quite thinking about the current social, political, and cultural environment with their marketing decisions, are they…as this ad showed up in my Yahoo news feed this afternoon. I hope their algorithm…

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Do You Need Help Going To Illinois For ‘Oleo’?

this is going to be a paraphrase of a meme running around social media right now…inspired by the overturning of Roe v. Wade by SCOTUS last week. Most of you probably understood the snarky meaning and intent of the original about camping. Wisconsinites can have our own unique take based…

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Suggested Summer Play In The Park? Lysistrata!

After presenting our summer reading suggestion, Cider House Rules, I thought it might be a good idea to suggest a play for 2022’s Play in the Park presenters. Time to put away those tired old Shakespearean chestnuts and go for the real classics: Lysistrata! and why? well, here’s the synopsis…

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Now That It’s 1849 In Wisconsin, Only 11 Years Until I Get My Draft Notice For The Civil War

Hmmm…wonder if I’ll get put in the 11th Infantry Regiment or maybe the 2nd Calvary Regiment. shoot, I’ll have to learn how to ride a horse again. If I join the Wisconsin Sharpshooters, can I keep my AR-1 musket??

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Summer Book Recommendation: Cider House Rules: John Irving

The Cider House Rules One of Irving’s most political novels, The Cider House Rules explores the contentious issue of abortion, as well as those of addiction, racism, and rejection. Dr. Wilbur Larch is the ether-addicted and childless proprietor of the St. Clouds Orphanage in 1920s Maine. After many years witnessing…

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Roe v. Wade: Where The Hell Is Nancy Pelosi?

No, she’s not completely missing in action since yesterday’s SCOTUS negation of Roe v. Wade. She has pushed out plenty of statements, tweets, and other social media posts. BUT: We have had Justice Alito’s leaked draft overturning Roe for like seven or eight weeks already. The President called for it….

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How Was 5/6/22 Different Than 1/6/21?

Before we get to the little quibbles about May 6, 2022 not being a significant date, I simply picked it for symmetry. Nothing particularly significant happened that day but that is actually part of the point. But early in May, a draft of a US Supreme Court decision around Roe…

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SCOTUS Nominees Who Lied To Us:

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So, you just weren’t feeling Hillary enough in 2016 to VOTE for her…

Supreme Court Live Updates: Supreme Court Confirms Leaked Opinion But Says the Draft Is Not a Final Decision Politico published the draft opinion after an ‘extensive review process.’ https://www.nytimes.com/live/2022/05/03/us/roe-wade-abortion-supreme-court#biden-calls-for-legislation-to-enshrine-abortion-rights

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wouldn’t you think male SCOTUS members who were suspected of sexual abuse would

support safe and legal abortions? I mean, what do you do when you knock up your girlfriend? [sarcasm]

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