Millionaire Republican Senator Ron Johnson Pays Practically Pennies in Income Taxes

Must be nice to be a multi-millionaire Republican U.S. Senator… How did a multimillionaire like Johnson, who makes $174,000 a year as a U.S. senator, pay only a couple of thousand dollars in state income taxes just a few years back? To be exact, state records say Johnson, an Oshkosh…

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Meet Jonathan Wichmann – candidate for governor and conductor of the crazy train

Among the many candidates sure to challenge incumbent Democratic Gov. Tony Evers in the 2022 election is far right Republican/Libertarian Jonathan Wichmann. While Wichmann might ordinarily profile as nothing more than a fringe candidate, his campaign was recently endorsed by none other than Michael Flynn, the disgraced and convicted former…

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Milwaukee Ald. Chantia Lewis charged with campaign finance crimes

Well this is awkward… Milwaukee Ald. Chantia Lewis, who is running for the U.S. Senate, was charged Tuesday with five criminal counts accusing her of taking more than $20,000 in campaign funds and false travel reimbursements from the city. The criminal complaint said Lewis used campaign funds to attend a Florida worship conference,…

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WILL wins award, staffer flashes strange hand signs

The Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty, a right-wing policy center here in Wisconsin, recently posted a photo on Twitter highlighting an award they won. In said photo (see below) Noah Diekemper, who works for WILL as a Senior Policy Analyst, can be seen flashing what appears to be the…

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Which Democrat Should Run In The 3rd CD?

With the surprise announcement from democrat Ron Kind that he’s not running for re-election in the 3rd congressional district, the buzz has started about who will step up to keep the seat blue. My pick is democrat Katrina Shankland, Assembly Rep for the 71st district out of Stevens Point. Shankland…

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Bamboo Brandtjen Goes Full Bluster Bonkers

The cranially overheated chair of the Assembly Elections Committee, GOP Rep. Janel ” Bamboo ” Brandtjen, issued subpoenas Friday to election officials in Brown and Milwaukee counties in an apparent attempt to move forward with an Arizona style, so-called “forensic audit” of the November 2020 election, the same day she…

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A Message from UW System President Tommy Thompson (released before Sen Nass got stupid ideas in his head)

This video was sent out to students of UW Milwaukee on Wednesday July 28, 2021. It runs all of 34 seconds and talks about the scholarship incentives for students when their campus reaches a 70% vaccination rate. Not part of the video, but as published in other media, UW System…

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I Am Endorsing Mandela Barnes In The Democratic Primary for US Senate!

There are a number of Democrats that I can get behind in 2022 for US Senate. But now that he’s officially in, I am officially committed to Wisconsin Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes to replace Sen. Ron Johnson (R) in the Senate in 2022.

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The Winnebago County Republican Party puts its racism on display

For a long time the Republican Party has been content to be somewhat (and I use that word loosely) subtle about their racism, but apparently the folks running the Winnebago County Republican Party are tired of being subtle about their racism.

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Assembly Speaker Robin Vos denies immunocompromised lawmaker’s request to work remotely

Because nothing says “pro-life” like forcing someone who is immunocompromised to work in person with a bunch of non-mask wearing Republicans who in many instances deny or minimize the science behind the COVID-19 pandemic. The leader of the state Assembly earlier this year rejected an immunocompromised lawmaker’s request to work…

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