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Waukesha County’s Ill Use Of The First Amendment

This is just a short take on something that appeared in today’s Milwaukee Journal Sentinel…journalists Daphne Chen and Rory Linnane wrote a telling article about COVID-19 and Wisconsin nursing homes. I am not going into that topic directly…but a little aside that appears in the text. But when trying to…

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How Was I To Know?

Or so says the Republican Ohio legislator who wrote the bill on re-implanting an ectopic pregnancy into the womb…something that is not physically feasible nor viable. An Ohio lawmaker who proposed legislation extending insurance coverage to a procedure considered medically impossible as a way of fighting abortion worked closely on…

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Kirsten Gillibrand Drops Out Of Dem Race

This move makes sense…Senator Kirsten Gillibrand wasn’t able to build enough support to catch a wave in the Democratic Primary Campaign. But I hope she stays around to influence the race and I expect to see her on the national stage in the future. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York,…

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More Madison GOP Hypocrisy Around Healthcare

We are all aware that the US is having a record measles outbreak this year. Officially, Wisconsin has been spared but there are tens of thousands of un-vaccinated residents in the state. So of course there has been a push to get people vaccinated. Some politicians are pushing to remove…

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Big government Wisconsin Republicans continue GOP war on women

I’ve always been fascinated by Republican claims to support less government intrusion into the lives of citizens…..except when it comes to issues like same-sex relationships and women’s rights. Here in Wisconsin we’re seeing that first-hand as Republicans in the Legislature have passed a series of bills aimed at allowing government…

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Let’s Stop Talking About Exceptions in Anti-abortion Legislation.

As Georgia and Alabama and Missouri passed their restrictive anti-abortion laws…much has been written about the exception written into the laws…and more pointedly those left out. Most commonly included are clauses permitting abortion to save the life of the mother. But this isn’t always a given. There was literal screaming…

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Pro-Life Only For the Unborn…No Medicaid For The Living In Need.

The GOP dominated Wisconsin legislature passed a number of bills this past week that tightened the availability of abortions in the state. Nothing as restrictive as those in Georgia or Alabama but obviously moving in that direction. But if you are already among the living in Wisconsin and in need…well…

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The full-throated Republican war on woman

Just a thought, but when the penalty for aborting after rape or incest is more severe than the penalty for perpetrators of rape or incest that’s when you know there’s a Republican war on women. (Source)

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If Joe Biden Wasn’t Done Last Week, He Should Be Done Now:

Recently Zach wrote about Joe Biden: Why Joe Biden won’t be president.   Well…if that wasn’t enough to do him in, this really should put an end to the idea that he should run for president: The longtime politician’s two jokes during a speech at a conference in Washington could…

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