Milwaukee Elected A New Mayor And Then This Happened On Twitter

from Mayor Cavalier Johnson’s Twitter feed this evening: Bring it on!!! I’ll host!!

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A Map of the North Shore Districts adjacent to Milwaukee

Instead of breaking up MPS, let’s merge!

Dear Senator Alberta Darling, It’s good to hear from you. I was getting worried; it’s been a couple of election cycles since you’ve popped up with any anti-Milwaukee nonsense (I don’t think I have written you since 2016!), but here you are, just in time to distract the GOP base…

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The One Thing The Wisconsin Legislature Taught Us in 2020:

Wisconsin doesn’t need a full time legislature! Despite being in the worst pandemic in a century and the resulting economic fall out, in 2020, the Wisconsin State Legislature didn’t meet for months on end and took insignificant actions to solve the problems the state and the nation faced…other than suing…

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Interim UW President Tommy Thompson Resigns…Thank You For Your Efforts for UW!

Other than the Wisconsin State Legislature, the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents is one of the more inept organizations in the state. They have been unable to hire a new University System President for essentially years now. One of the best things they did was to hire former Wisconsin…

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I Am Endorsing Cavalier Johnson for Mayor of the City of Milwaukee!

With the appointment and confirmation of incumbent Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett as US Ambassador to Luxembourg, Milwaukee has an opportunity to bring a new and younger voice to the mayor’s office. And I am proud to endorse my friend, Common Council President Cavalier “Chevy” Johnson for Mayor of Milwaukee. I…

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Wisconsin Is Setting COVID-19 Records: Get Vaccinated!!!

this is just a reprint from WUWM’s website about how Wisconsin hospitals are hitting 97% occupancy rates in their ICU beds…resulting in back ups and moving the sick and injured from one hospital to another…someone is going to die when there was no need to. Wisconsin hospitals are strained under…

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Then it was Friday in Kenosha, and this happened:

Will Rittenhouse acquittal lead to more armed confrontations at protests? an edited version of this article appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel print edition on November 22, 2021. (former Wisconsin Supreme Court justice Janine) Geske said that in light of the verdict, lawmakers should reassess gun laws and permitting for…

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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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Wisconsin In the Crosshairs

The graphic above is a screenshot from the website Covid Act Now, an independent non-profit established a year ago to provide timely, and as accurate data as is possible on Covid activity and other metrics in every state and county in the United States and its territories. The non-profit works…

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Nearly half of family farms in Wisconsin have disappeared & Republicans are to blame

A few days ago I happened upon a fascinating (and disturbing) report outlining the serious decline of Wisconsin’s family farms, with nearly half of Wisconsin’s family farms having disappeared in the last 15 years. According to reporter Rick Barrett of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, about 360 dairy farms went out of business in…

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