“If you want peace, prepare for war.”

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Senator Ron Johnson Needs To Resign NOW!

Sorry, I couldn’t keep quiet on this one. Senator Ron Johnson is complicit in urging the violence currently occurring in our nation’s Capitol. This is sedition and treason. He needs to resign NOW! NOW! And then he needs to be arrested and charged with treason and domestic terrorism and shipped…

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That’s A Wrap: Happy New Year!

I would like to thank Zach for the opportunity to express myself and opine about politics here over the past 10+ years. And particular thanks to all of the readers who kept me on track and commented and provided the many conversations that make BB what it is. And also…

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Hopefully, Yet In My Lifetime, We Can Reach This Plateau!

A place where the media and pundits and Blogging Blue can stop writing things like: The first woman to….the first Black to….the first Asian-American to…the first Indigenous person to…the first gay person to…where it’s just common that every position of wealth or power or honor can be inhabited by any…

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So Who Is The Milwaukee Chief Of Police?

From Daniel Bice’s year end winners and losers article from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: And does anybody know who the police chief is right now? Certainly┬ánot the Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission, which we can all agree doesn’t have a clue. Too bad there’s not an experienced hand at City…

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Milwaukee Needs To Address Issues With Fire and Police Commission Before Madison Helps Out And Another Update.

A few days ago, I finally put down my thoughts about redoing Milwaukee’s very badly broken Fire and Police Commission. But the mayor and the common council really shouldn’t wait too long because it looks like the GOP in Madison have the FPC in their sights. And the last thing…

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COVID-19: Lessons Learned: Essential Employees Tend To Be Minimum Wage Earners

As the United States has struggled with lock downs, stay at home orders, and other socially and economically disruptive actions taken to prevent the spread of the coronavirus…decisions were made about who is/isn’t an essential worker in an essential business. Obviously health care workers are essential, as are police and…

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So How Will The GA Runoff Affect The Electoral College Count?

Besides the shenanigans being discussed already about challenging electoral college votes and Representative Louis Gohmert’s lawsuit against Vice President Mike Pence for same…I was just wondering what will happen with the Georgia Senate seats on January 6th during the vote counting. The Georgia run off elections are January 5th. Given…

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COVID-19: Lessons Learned: The US Economy Is Built From The Bottom Up And Is Pretty Local

During the Great Recession, the Bush Administration, Obama Administration, and the Federal Reserve Bank focused on saving the economy by saving the big banks and investors and the auto industry. Those were the big players who were on the brink of bankruptcy and failure and would in fact cause great…

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It’s Time For Milwaukee To Re-imagine Their Fire and Police Commission

This was one of the posts that I meant to finish in that catch up Friday some weeks ago. But I never got to it, partly because I kinda burned out that day and partly because it seems impossible to completely get my head around. I started working on this…

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