What Is 7,497? Today’s WI Record Number of Positive COVID-19 Test Results

Wisconsin reports record 7,497 new coronavirus cases and 58 deaths as the seven-day case average passes 6,000. As Wisconsin reported yet another record-shattering day of COVID-19 cases Thursday, only 8% of intensive care unit beds remained available and health officials urged people to avoid even small gatherings heading into the…

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Just Days After WI GOP Legislators Say There Is Nothing More We Can Do: COVID-19 Positive Cases and Deaths Set Records Just Flat OFF The Charts.

Apparently Wisconsin Republicans just don’t care if you die: I mean, they’ve sued the governor every chance they’ve had and it hasn’t helped. Wisconsin reports more than 5,200 cases, 64 deaths, shattering previous records in worst day of pandemic yet. Wisconsin reached its most dire point yet Tuesday in the…

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Sen. Scott Fitzgerald And The Dumbest Thing That I’ve Read This Week.

As I’ve written any number of times over the past few weeks, the Republican majority in the Wisconsin legislature has repeatedly complained about the various attempts by Governor Evers to protect Wisconsinites from COVID-19…they’ve actively gone to court to sue. And I have asked any number of times what their…

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The GOP’s Strange Relationship With Candidate’s Tax Returns

It’s been five years since candidate Donald Trump started his campaign. He couldn’t release his tax returns because they were being audited. I call bullshit but lets just accept that premise. NO one’s tax returns are so complicated that an audit for 2014 or 2015 or even 2016 wouldn’t have…

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WI GOP Tries To Tie One Hand Behind Tommy Thompson’s Back

After an amazingly adroit failure at selecting a new president for the University of Wisconsin system, the Board of Regents selected former Governor Tommy Thompson to act as the interim president. And the reception to the announcement among officialdom has been for the most part positive if maybe a bit…

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Dystopian Madison: GOP Assembly Edition

Wisconsin voters are about split evenly between the Democrats and Republicans with a healthy number who identify as independent. And for most partisan general elections, you can expect the majority of the voters to vote along party lines…with independents voting for someone who best aligns with their interests. But regardless…

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Wisconsin As A Failed State?

This seems a little harsh even for this lefty but as I watch President Donald Trump push the United States toward Third World status…and given the intractability of Wisconsin Republicans…it gets easier and easier to view Wisconsin as a failed state. article shared by a regular reader. A failed state…

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Vos And Fitzgerald Want To Talk With Governor Evers?

Then why are we talking about it in meetings with business leaders or in the press instead of just walking across the Capitol and getting it done? I am sure that somewhere in the governor’s suite of offices is a conference room large enough to meet in while socially distancing….

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Thumbs Up To Brian Westrate of the Wisconsin GOP

I apparently am not the only one concerned about protests in Wisconsin featuring confederate flags or firearms when the participants are opposing the governor’s stay at home orders. Now the New York Times is reporting that the treasurer of the Wisconsin Republican Party, Brian Westrate, is asking anyone planning on…

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Sen. Darling Wants To Kill Your Momma!

Although Assembly Speaker Robin Vos had said that the GOP was working on a lawsuit to prevent Governor Tony Evers from extending the Safer At Home quarantine program intended to slow the spread of the coronavirus in Wisconsin…apparently that wasn’t happening fast enough. Instead Senator Alberta Darling is moving ahead…

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