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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GOP Side Note On Wisconsin Election: Don’t Block Certification!

I didn’t see this article until I started sifting through my print edition of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel during lunch. But there is an addendum at the end from former election commissioner John Franke, an appointee of Governor Scott Walker to the now defunct Wisconsin Government Accountability Board: As the…

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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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Scott Walker Is Running in 2022!

For what, I am not sure yet. But why do I suspect that? Well, I have liked his politician Facebook page since way back in the day simply because it was necessary to follow him in order to write about him here. And although he’s been quite active on Facebook…

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Trump Prepared To Offer Wisconsin $3+ Million In Stimulus Money

And the GOP controlled Wisconsin legislature won’t turn it down because it is not taxpayer money…instead it will be purloined from their Republican base. For the past week or so, the Trump campaign has been threatening to demand a recount of votes in the November 3rd Wisconsin presidential race. An…

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Daniel Bice Offers This Bit Of Election Humor While We Are Waiting

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Remember That Eighth Wonder Of The World Promise @Foxconn From Pres. Trump?

I am not going to go into all of the fabrications, changes, blown expectations, over promises, cheated municipalities, and disappointed public officials…and of course those hoping for high tech job from an international leader. But I am going to bring your attention to a quote from President Donald Trump at…

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OK Scott Walker Is Now Officially An Ass Hole

I generally like to maintain a certain sense of decorum when writing about elected officials…even those I have major disagreements with. I try to avoid nicknames or name calling. I try to use their official titles when appropriate. But this morning FORMER Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker earned the title of…

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Rep. John Nygren Is Enjoying Tweeting Nonsense

The problem with Wisconsin’s unemployment system rests in the late 20th Century technology that the state is saddled with because the legislature hasn’t the will to spend the money on an upgrade. So giving the states alternative methods? Still requires vast amounts of time and effort to build into the…

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Remember When The Act 10 Protestors Stormed The Capitol With Their AR-15s?

No, me neither. And I don’t remember them screaming in the faces of the Capitol police…

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