The Military Really Needs To Step Up On Sexual Assault And Mental Health.

And the Army in particular needs to have an immediate and thorough investigation at Fort Hood TX like…RIGHT NOW! Today’s news includes another sad story about a young soldier who apparently took his life after reporting a sexual assault. The body of Sgt. Elder Fernandes was apparently found hanging from…

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Fitzgerald Tries To Lay Blame on Evers For Sins of Walker!

There are two pretty damning articles in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel about the blatant mishandling of sexual harassment and sexual abuse complaints in the various branches of the Wisconsin National Guard. Sweeping investigation into sexual misconduct in Wisconsin National Guard could trigger overhaul. Wisconsin National Guard’s response to sexual-assault allegations…

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Labor Secretary Acosta Resigns but Trump Is Still With Him

After myriad calls for his resignation resulting from his handling of earlier sex crimes charges against Jeffrey Epstein, Labor Secretary Alex Acosta announced that he is resigning: Labor Secretary Alex Acosta said Friday he will resign amid controversy over the way he handled a sex crimes case against wealthy businessman…

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Mississippi Republican lawmaker beats wife for not undressing for sex quick enough

“Party of family values” indeed… A Mississippi lawmaker was arrested this weekend after police say he drunkenly punched his wife in the face because she didn’t undress quickly enough when he wanted to have sex. Police responded to a domestic violence call on Saturday night at the home of state…

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Media Misses The Lede On The Robert Kraft Story

Robert Kraft! Robert Kraft! Robert Kraft! It felt like every third item on the Blogging Blue Twitter feed was about Robert Kraft. It felt like every fourth item on my Facebook timeline was about Robert Kraft. Robert Kraft was all over my news feeds. Robert Kraft was the top headline…

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YES Virginia, You Need a New Government!

I am not going to Google all of the news stories around this and provide the usual links or quotes or other validations but there are some included here anywahy…I just couldn’t help myself. Most of us have seen enough of this nonsense and have a pretty good handle on…

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Who Is Guarding The Hen House In Madison

My goodness, the news coming out of Madison this week makes it seem that nobody but nobody in Governor Walker’s administration has any idea on how to responsibly run the joint! I mean really! First we have reports that the Wisconsin Department of Transportation has overpaid at least one contractor…

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Trump Campaign Can’t Even Tie Its Own Shoes!

from my email inbox from last evening: Now I did get an updated version about twenty minutes ago but from the timestamps on my emails it took them almost 17 hours to catch and correct the error. Lay off the beer kids! It won’t be a ticket for admission to…

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Brett Kavanaugh Is NOT Fit To Be A Supreme Court Justice.

Professor Christine Basey Ford’s testimony was telling…it was credible…it was believable…and I believe her. But after Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s behavior in his afternoon testimony, this whole thing should be a moot point. After the anger, the crying, the counter accusations, the obfuscation, the boldfaced lies, it is obvious that Judge…

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Former 2016 Trump campaign chair in Kentucky sentenced to prison for human trafficking

Earlier this month Tim Nolan, the former campaign chair for Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign in Kentucky, was sentenced to 20 years in prison A former Kentucky judge and conservative political activist has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to human trafficking and other sex crimes. A…

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