Just Days After WI GOP Legislators Say There Is Nothing More We Can Do: COVID-19 Positive Cases and Deaths Set Records Just Flat OFF The Charts.

Apparently Wisconsin Republicans just don’t care if you die: I mean, they’ve sued the governor every chance they’ve had and it hasn’t helped. Wisconsin reports more than 5,200 cases, 64 deaths, shattering previous records in worst day of pandemic yet. Wisconsin reached its most dire point yet Tuesday in the…

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Special Music Dedications to Speaker Vos and Senator Darling!

From my mom’s basement to the big dome in Madison…for dear dear Assembly Speaker Robin Vos! And from my bunker to the never neverland of River Hills WI and our favorite Northshore hipster, Senator Roberta Darling:

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Sen. Darling Wants To Kill Your Momma!

Although Assembly Speaker Robin Vos had said that the GOP was working on a lawsuit to prevent Governor Tony Evers from extending the Safer At Home quarantine program intended to slow the spread of the coronavirus in Wisconsin…apparently that wasn’t happening fast enough. Instead Senator Alberta Darling is moving ahead…

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WI State Senator Afraid To Vote Their Conviction: Alberta Darling

Alberta Darling (R – River Hills) is one of 18 Wisconsin State Republican Senators who dodged taking a stand and voting for or against common sense gun safety laws…by being a no show at a special session.

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Lame Ducks In Madison Aren’t The Laws

Instead I would suggest that it is the GOP ‘lawmakers’ who are the lame ducks. For those of you following Wisconsin politics, you are familiar with the lame duck laws pushed through the legislature and signed by outgoing Governor Scott Walker between the November 2018 election and the January 2019…

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Raise The Gas Tax Already

Regular readers know that I have written any number of similar posts over the years…often as former Governor Scott Walker and the GOP legislative leadership struggled with funding Wisconsin’s transportation needs (i.e. highways). And the problem hasn’t gone away but the players have changed. In his 2019 – 2021 budget…

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Wisconsin’s Medicaid Hot Potato!

Wisconsin remains in the minority of states who haven’t accepted the Medicaid expansion as part of the Affordable Care Act. As a result, Wisconsin still has 82,000+ residents who are uninsured or under-insured and has lost $1.1 billion in federal government support dollars for Medicaid. These amounts aren’t being disputed….

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Alberta Darling Isn’t Following The Conversation Either

I am still tracking through the conversation on granting illegal immigrants Wisconsin driver’s licenses. Before 2007, they were able to get licenses. And from the original article that I used around talking points for Rep. John Nygren, we see this one from Senator Alberta Darling: Sen. Alberta Darling, R-River Hills,…

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OP ED: Politician-made perfect storm could damage our kids’ schools

This is being reprinted with permission from Save Our Schools Wauwatosa. It originally appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and OnMilwaukee.com and was written by Mary Young. Most of you know how I feel about public schools and I think this bears reprinting here: There’s a perfect storm heading toward…

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999: The True Number of the Beast

I haven’t had time to review all of this…and some of it was changed by the Senate…but most of this is hateful or spiteful…and none of it is budgetary. A number of posts here and around the blogosphere plus the major media has covered a point or two. But if…

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