A Sophomoric Prank

Those are the words of none other than Right Wisconsin editor James Wigderson regarding Assembly Speaker Robin Vos’ letter to Governor Tony Evers, requesting that flags across Wisconsin be lowered to half-staff in honor of the late Rush Limbaugh. From Wigderson’s piece: ” This is the type of political stunt…

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Thursday Music: Never Gonna Happen – Lily Allen

This one goes out to Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, who asked Governor Evers yesterday to lower flags to half-staff in honor of Rush Limbaugh. It’s from her album ” It’s Not Me, It’s You”.

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Could Trump’s GOP End Up Like Trump’s Casino?

Hey, Robin Vos, Ron Johnson, Scott Fitzgerald, Tom Tiffany, et.al. Keep clinging to Trump and his Qanon base and here’s your party in a few years.

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Robin Vos can suck a fat one

Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos is an absolute moron… Assembly Speaker Robin Vos slammed Gov. Tony Evers for “acting like a dictator” by declaring health emergencies to address COVID-19 without support from the Legislature. The Rochester Republican said in a WisPolitics.com virtual event Thursday the guv’s decision to keep reissuing…

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COVID-19: Lessons Learned: Balanced Budget Laws Hamstring States During World Pandemics

The great tsunami of conservative policy early this century included the demand for state balanced budget amendments. And of course former Governor Scott Walker and Assembly Speaker Robin Vos just had to have one…so of course Wisconsin does. The conceit is you have to live within your budget and so…

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State Senator Tim Carpenter Proposes Blue Ribbon Task Force To Review WI Election Practices.

As the Republicans in Wisconsin follow President Donald Trump and Rudy Giuliani down the rabbit hole…Wisconsin State Senator Tim Carpenter proposes that the Republican controlled legislature appoint a bipartisan Blue Ribbon Task Force to review current Wisconsin election procedures and develop methods to improve and streamline them. Also on Friday,…

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Time To End Catch All Omnibus Bills? Sen. Mike Lee Is Seeing The Light.

I haven’t gone back to look for it, but I think I published an article a few years back suggesting that Congress and the various state legislatures pull back a bit and keep bills clean and lean. A spending bill should be a spending bill…a defense bill should be a…

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Let’s Keep In Mind Who Architected The Wisconsin Election Commission

Back in the dark days of Wisconsin politics, the state had an election commission and an ethics committee. It seems that at one point a number of people involved weren’t quite so ethical. The Wisconsin Legislature then decided to build the Wisconsin Accountability Board to oversee ethics issues and elections….

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Trump Campaign Pays $3 million For Partial Wisconsin Recount

The Trump campaign had until 5 PM CST to file for a recount if they wanted one. It was estimated that a statewide recount would cost $8 million, but partial recounts by county would cost considerably less. Apparently the campaign filed for a partial recount this morning and paid the…

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What Is 7,497? Today’s WI Record Number of Positive COVID-19 Test Results

Wisconsin reports record 7,497 new coronavirus cases and 58 deaths as the seven-day case average passes 6,000. As Wisconsin reported yet another record-shattering day of COVID-19 cases Thursday, only 8% of intensive care unit beds remained available and health officials urged people to avoid even small gatherings heading into the…

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