Benghazi, Benghazi, Benghazi…whoops…COVID-19

Four Americans died tragically at the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya, in 2012. Congress investigated the incident in considerable depth. I only bring this up because it is apparently trending again. Yesterday, September 19, 2020, 672 Americans died tragically all across America from COVID-19. Yesterday saw the equivalent of one…

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Note To GOP: Trump Only Likes You When You Are Useful

Even for the president’s twitter persona, this is pretty cold: So where is the Wisconsin GOP Triumvirate now…you know…Ryan, Priebus and Walker? Editor’s Note: (7/12/2019 6 pm) I hadn’t seen this when I published the original post: Book ‘American Carnage’ details Paul Ryan, Reince Priebus relationship with Trump. This article…

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H/T To Jake formerly of the LP For This Piece On Trump, Russia, And Wisconsin

This piece over at the Daily Kos was brought to my attention by one of our regular readers. It is a very thorough description of the Wisconsin connection to the Russia/Trump relationship during the 2016 election cycle. It’s well worth the read by one of our regular readers and commenters:…

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I Pity The Fool Who Takes His Course(s):

Former House Speaker Paul Ryan to teach about U.S. government, political polarization at Notre Dame Former House Speaker Paul Ryan will teach at the University of Notre Dame next school year, the school announced Monday. Ryan, the Janesville Republican,¬†will be a guest lecturer on “the fundamentals of American government, the…

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Bryan Steil Fits Right In On His First Day in Washington

Representative Bryan Steil (R – WI) replaced former Speaker of the House Paul Ryan in Wisconsin’s First Congressional district. His first day in Congress found him smack dab in the middle of the partial government shutdown. And this anti-Washington crusader immediately toed the party line. That seems a bit ironic…

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Why We Have A Shutdown: Lame Duck Speaker Paul Ryan!

Yes, the finger pointing on the current government shutdown falls elliptically in the oval office…but it can also be blamed on lame duck Speaker of the House Paul Ryan. Initially the Senate passed a bipartisan continuing resolution on a voice vote with the expectation that the House would follow suit…

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Robin Vos Thinks Bryan Steil Is Just A Regular Guy

What neighborhood is he hanging out in? Bryan Steil is the Republican candidate to replace US Speaker of the House Paul Ryan in the Wisconsin First Congressional District. He is opposed by iron worker Democrat Randy Bryce, aka: Ironstache. Besides being a union iron worker, Mr. Bryce is also a…

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Sensenbrenner Says Impeach IF

Before the brouhaha he created at the G-7 meeting in Canada or taking off for the summit in Singapore, President Donald Trump spent a good deal of time last week boasting about being able to pardon himself! [of course he doesn’t have to because he hasn’t done anything wrong…but he…

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Why Is Paul Ryan Still Speaker of the House?

Some people think that Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan is bailing at the end of his term because he foresees the GOP losing the house…and he doesn’t want to be the minority leader. So I guess, if he has no faith in his party, why is his party still…

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Paul Ryan Finally Fires the House Chaplain

This past week, House Speaker Paul Ryan fired the House Chaplain. I applaud him for that. But he did it for all the wrong reasons. He did it because he thought the chaplain had butted into the political discussion during the debate around the ‘tax reform bill’. Speaker Ryan’s action…

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