Hey, Can Ron Johnson Use His Kremlin Connections To Bring Brittney Griner Home??

No, not an original concept. Stole it from someone on Twitter and told him I was going to steal it…but not sure if he’d want me to share his identity here. OTOH: why is the imprisonment of WNBA player Brittney Griner such a seeming low priority? And maybe it isn’t…

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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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Systemic Sexism Invisible In Plain Sight

Today, the New York Times has two very readable and defining articles about women journalists who have moved to the forefront in political reporting and writing. They are Abby Phillip at CNN and Savannah Guthrie at NBC. They are well worth reading and I will link them here: Savannah Guthrie…

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Thursday Afternoon Humor: Mansplained.

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What’s The Difference Between the US and India, Israel, Pakistan, Germany, Great Britain, and Myanmar?

Well…the other countries have all elected a woman as their nation’s leader. And not all of those countries are famous for their sense of societal equality…just sayin’!

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So When Will The US Stop Having To Say The First (minority) To Be A (job title)?

America wants to celebrate diversity. It is a keyword and a buzzword for almost every organization going. Politicians throw it around saying they will implement it in their offices or cabinets and expound at length about how to make America or their state or their city express its diversity. Every…

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Rep. Steve King Defends Not Allowing Rape and Incest Exceptions.

I was working on another post when this popped up in my news feed: U.S. Rep. Steve King: If not for rape and incest, ‘would there be any population left?‘ You really can’t make this stuff up! Jeez: Rep. Steve King told an Iowa crowd Wednesday that humanity might not exist…

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Just Leaving This Trump Nonsense Out Here For All To See:

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Back To That GOP Sexism Thing

Earlier today I used an article from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel about the communications brouhaha between the Democratic governor and the leadership of the GOP controlled legislature. The term sexism got tossed around in the halls in the Capitol. And then this happened: Responded Fitzgerald in a statement: “That is…

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Elizabeth Warren’s Plan to Protect Roe v Wade

from this morning’s email inbox: In Alabama, Missouri, and in states across the country, extremist Republican lawmakers are trying to turn back the clock, outlaw abortion, and deny women access to reproductive health care. Even though Roe v. Wade established a woman’s constitutional right to a safe and legal abortion…

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